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May 5, 2010

THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD T H U R S D A Y, M A Y 6

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Royal Rounds, 2-4 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, 21 Cromwell Road, Phase III-V round dance club for experienced dancers. Ballroom figures: waltz, two-step, cha cha, rumba, tango and bolero. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 9292427. Greenhills.

DANCE CLASSES

Line Dance Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Springfield Township Senior and Community Center, 9158 Winton Road, Dancing with Jerry and Kathy Helt, instructors. Wear smoothsoled shoes. No partner dances and no prior dance experience required. $4. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 321-6776. Springfield Township.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, 3707 Edgewood Drive, Get ready for summer and bathing suit season. First class is free. $10. Presented by StrollerFit Inc.. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.

NATURE

Frogs for Little Naturalists, 10:30 a.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Ellenwood Nature Barn. Short nature hike, craft and snack. Ages 3-5. $4. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 5217275; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township.

RECREATION

Bike Night, 6-10 p.m., Quaker Steak & Lube, 3737 Stonecreek Blvd., Portion of parking lot reserved for motorcycles only. Includes music, beer, vendors and food. Benefits weekly local charity. Free. Through July 29. 923-9464. Colerain Township. F R I D A Y, M A Y 7

CIVIC

Arbor Day Ceremony, 9 a.m., Village of Greenhills, 11000 Winton Road, To commemorate 25th anniversary as a Tree City, a silver linden will be planted in the lot at the corner of Farragut and Hadley. With Mayor Fred Murrell and Winton Woods Middle School students. 8252100. Greenhills.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Cincy A2, 8-10:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Advanced level square dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Mount Healthy. Ramblin Roses, 8-10:30 p.m., Greenhills Community Church Presbyterian, 21 Cromwell Road, Mainstream and Plus-level square dance club. Recent square dance graduates and experienced dancers welcome. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Greenhills.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting, 5-8 p.m., Piazza Discepoli Wine Merchants & Wine Bar - White Oak, 5872 Cheviot Road, Includes light hors d’oeuvres. $10. 923-1300; www.piazzadiscepoli.com. White Oak.

LECTURES

New Introductory Course on Buddhism, 7-8 p.m., Gaden Samdrupling Buddhist Monastery and Cultural Center, 3046 Pavlova Drive, Resident teachers discuss fundamental principals of Buddhism and meditation for beginners and highlight importance of spirituality in life and way to integrate teachings in daily life. Each session on different subject. Includes Q&A at end of session. Free. 385-7116; www.dgtlmonastery.org. Colerain Township.

MUSIC - ACOUSTIC

Bob Cushing, 9:30 p.m., Barnesburg Tavern and Grille, 5761 Springdale Road, 7411200; www.barnesburgtavernandgrille.com. Colerain Township.

MUSIC - ROCK

Mia Carruthers and the Retros EP Release Show, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., Doors open 6:30 p.m. $10 with CD. 825-8200; www.theug.com. Forest Park.

NATURE

Fantastic Farm Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Parky’s Farm, 10037 Daly Road, Hands-on educational activities and live demonstrations. Includes goat milking, sheep shearing, vegetable planting and more. Pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Free, vehicle permit required. Large groups call 521-3276, ext. 100 in advance. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-3276. Springfield Township.

ON STAGE - STUDENT PERFORMANCES

Willy Wonka Jr., 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 5361 Dry Ridge Road, Parish Center. $5. Presented by St. John the Baptist School. 385-7970. Colerain Township.

RECREATION

Friday Night Float, 7:30 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Pointers on kayaking and discuss history of lake. Participants must fit properly in provided personal flotation devices. Includes refreshments. For Ages 8 and older. $10, vehicle permit required. Registration required online by May 5. 5217275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.

SHOPPING SPECIAL

EVENTS Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Northern Hills United Methodist Church, 6700 Winton Road. Finneytown. S A T U R D A Y, M A Y 8

CIVIC

Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road, Includes leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and tree and shrub prunings. Hamilton County residents only. Commercial businesses and landscapers not eligible to participate in this program. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township. Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, 3800 Struble Road, Includes leaves, grass clippings, brush, garden waste, tree trunks and tree and shrub prunings. Hamilton County residents only. Commercial businesses and landscapers not eligible to participate in this program. Free. Presented by Hamilton County Environmental Services. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Colerain Township.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Skirts and Shirts Square Dance Club, 7:30-10 p.m., John Wesley United Methodist Church, 1927 W. Kemper Road, One of Cincinnati’s oldest square dance clubs. Formerly Hayloft Club. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.sonkysdf.com. Springfield Township.

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MUSIC - OLDIES

Ultimate Rock and Roll Party, 6:30 p.m.12:30 a.m., American Legion Post Hugh Watson Post 530 Greenhills, 11100 Winton Road, Music by the Corner Cats, the Cincy Rockers, DeJaVu and the Cheap Thrill Band. Includes lasagna dinner. Ages 21 and up. Benefits American Legion Post 530. $25 couple, $15. Registration required. Presented by Hugh Watson Event Center. 7285335. Greenhills.

MUSIC - RELIGIOUS

Irela, 7:30 p.m., The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave., With the Woosters, A Wayward Heart and Vanity Theft. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $8. 825-8200; www.theug.com. Forest Park.

MUSIC - ROCK

Cinco de Mayo, 9:30 p.m., Steak Nina, 9176 Winton Road, With The Sonic Sledgehammers. Ages 21 and up. 522-6166. Finneytown.

NATURE

Beavers in Ohio, 1 p.m., Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road, Ellenwood Nature Barn. Life, history and status of beavers in Ohio. Free; vehicle permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Colerain Township.

ON STAGE - STUDENT PERFORMANCES

Willy Wonka Jr., 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church. $5. Presented by St. John the Baptist School. 385-7970. Colerain Township.

RECREATION

Freundschaftsabend Dinner Dance, 611:30 p.m., Donauschwaben Haus, 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Zigeuner Ball (Gypsy Ball). Dinner served 6 p.m. Dance begins 7:30 p.m. Cash bar and snacks available. Music by Alpen Echos Band. Dress in Gypsy attire. $16, $8 dance only. Presented by Donauschwaben Society. 385-2098; www.donauschwaben.com. Colerain Township.

RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY

Single Parents and Widowers United In Ministry Encounter, 9-9:30 p.m., Light of the World Ministries, 5915 Colerain Ave., Daytime panels, submit questions to panelists when you register. Bishop Larry Trotter, special guest. Praise and worship by Psalmist Doris Stokes. Free. Reservations required. Presented by Ministry With A Purpose. 829-0269; www.ministrywithapurpose.com. Colerain Township.

SHOPPING SPECIAL

EVENTS Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Northern Hills United Methodist Church. $4 bag sale at 11 a.m. Finneytown. S U N D A Y, M A Y 9

CIVIC

Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Kuliga Park, Free. 9467755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Green Township.

DAVID SORCHER/CONTRIBUTOR

Mia Carruthers and the Retros will play a CD release show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at The Underground, 1140 Smiley Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 with CD at the door. Carruthers is a graduate of the School for Creative and Performing Arts and a cast member of MTV’s “Taking the Stage.” For more information, call 825-8200 or visit www.theug.com. Yardwaste Recycling Drop-off Program, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Free. 946-7755; www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org. Colerain Township.

HOLIDAY - MOTHER’S DAY

Mom’s Day Boat Ride, 7 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Ride on Winton Queen and learn about moms in nature. $4, $3 children. Registration required by May 5. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 521-7275; www.greatparks.org. Springfield Township.

KARAOKE AND OPEN MIC

Karaoke Idol Contest, 7-11 p.m., American Legion Post Hugh Watson Post 530 Greenhills, 11100 Winton Road, Doors open 6 p.m. Ages 21 and up to enter contest. Kitchen and bar open. Free. Presented by Hugh Watson Event Center. 728-5335. Greenhills. M O N D A Y, M A Y 1 0

BUSINESS MEETINGS

Mount Healthy Business Association Monthly Meeting, 11 a.m.-noon, First Financial Bank, 7522 Hamilton Ave., Free. 923-1985. Mount Healthy.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Scarf It Up Club, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, 5222 North Bend Road, Hilvert Center. Group makes hats, scarves, lap covers, prayer shawls and anti-ouch pouches for Cincinnati area. Free. 661-6565. Monfort Heights. Unicorners Singles Square Dance Club, 810 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., Experienced western style square dancers and round dancers. Singles and couples welcome. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.sonkysdf.com. Mount Healthy.

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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

North College Hill Community Concerns Meeting, 7 p.m., North College Hill Senior Center, 1586 Goodman Ave., All residents welcome. Presented by North College Hill Community Concerns Group. 521-3462. North College Hill. Continentals Round Dance Club, 7-9:30 p.m., Hilltop United Methodist Church, 1930 W. Galbraith Road, Phase III-V level round dance club. $6. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. North College Hill.

DANCE CLASSES

Beginner Square Dance Class, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Parky’s Farm Hayloft Barn, 10073 Daly Road, No prior dance experience necessary. Wear casual dress and smooth soled shoes. Free. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Springfield Township.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, $10. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.

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CIVIC Monthly Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Green Township Senior Center, 3620 Epley Road, Presented by White Oak-Monfort Heights Kiwanis. 3853780. Green Township. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Round Dancing with D and C, 7-9 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 10416 Bossi Lane, Round Dancing with Cuers: Dick & Cinda Reinhart. Ballroom figures: waltz, twostep, cha cha, rumba, tango and bolero. $6. 929-2427; www.so-nkysdf.com. Springfield Township. T H U R S D A Y, M A Y 1 3

SEMINARS

College Financial Planning Workshop, 78:30 p.m., Winton Woods High School, 1231 W. Kemper Road, Library. Workshop about financial planning for college for parents of all freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Topics include: Impact of planning for future college expenses, strategies to lower out of pocket expenses and maximize eligibility for aid, FAFSA and all other forms, private schools, negotiating and more. Free. Registration required, available online. Presented by Connexus. 753-1290; www.askconnexus.com/RSVP. Forest Park.

EXERCISE CLASSES

Restore the Core, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, $10. 205-9772; www.strollerfit.com. Green Township.

LITERARY - BOOK CLUBS

Avid Reader’s Cafe, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Forest Park Branch Library, 655 Waycross Road, Adults. Free. Presented by Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. 369-4478. Forest Park.

RECREATION

Partner Golf League, 2:30-5:45 p.m., Beech Creek Golf Course, 1831 Hudepohl Lane, Team of two play nine holes of golf each week and compete against other partners. $19. Registration required. 522-8700. Mount Healthy. T U E S D A Y, M A Y 1 1

PROVIDED/JAN GROOVE/JANET BORDEN INC., NEW YORK

Catch the last few days of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s exhibit of color photography and celebrate Mother’s Day with “Starburst: Color Photography in America." The exhibit, through Sunday, May 9, shows how the common snapshot becomes high art with photos taken through the 1970s. The art museum is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. Special Mother's Day activities will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 9, including family portraits by Robert Flischel, a silhouette artist, an art-making activity for children, music by the Chris Comer Trio and brunch in the Terrace Café from noon to 3 p.m. Brunch requires reservations. Call 513-639-2986. Visit www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org. Pictured is “Untitled,” by Jan Groover, 1978. A chromomeric print, part of “Starburst: Color Photography in America.”

ART & CRAFT CLASSES Handcrafted Greeting Cards Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Springfield Township Senior and Community Center, 9158 Winton Road, Theme: Mother’s Day/Father’s Day. All ages. $10. More information at mmayers@fuse.net. Presented by Springfield Township. 385-1637; www.springfieldtwp.org/SeniorPrograms.cfm. Springfield Township. BUSINESS MEETINGS

Mount Healthy Business Association Monthly Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Just One More, 7511 Hamilton Ave., Free. 923-1985. Mount Healthy.

PROVIDED

The Appalachian Community Development Association is hosting the Appalachian Festival Friday-Sunday, May 7-9, at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. The event features artisans, crafts, dance and food vendors, storytelling and bluegrass music entertainment. The event is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 7; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 8; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 9. Fantastic Friday pricing is: $4, $2 seniors and children. Admission Saturday and Sunday is $8, $4 ages 55 and up, $2 ages 4-11, free ages 3 and under; parking $6. Call 251-3378 or visit www.appalachianfestival.org. Above, Leah Head participates in the Living History demonstration at the festival.

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