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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 102

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, March 25, 1998
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M SL THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1998 3D; AN ENTERTAINING LOOK AHEAD TODAY Here are some things to do with the kids: Rlp-roarln' rodeo . . . Contestants from the Professional 'Rodeo Cowboys Association will be riding it Banking Basics, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Village Green Shopping Center, 9466 S. U.S 1., Port St. Lucie. The Consumer Credit Counseling Service discusses the advantage of having a bank account, how to open an account, types of accounts, direct deposits, fees and writing checks. Call (800) 330-2227, Ext. 121. Marina Magic Festi UP ET ND GO! Ilpl val, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the City Marina, 1 Avenue A, Fort Pierce. Limbo and Hula hoop children's contests will be held with prizes for the winners. Also, a showcase of unique handcrafted items for ' I L I v- : t&tt'Z' , "tt i " V "T V ' " I " "TT mm iTIT-ir-ii " fffHir rihwtlin'ir m mim-ni iiii.n - ' J The Newton gang, played by Ethan Hawke (left), Vincent D'Onofrio, Skeet Ulrich and Dwight Yo-kam, take a look at the result of a day's work. 'Grease' slides back into theaters out for cash and prizes during the Five Star Rodeo, downtown Davie's covered arena, Orange Drive and 65th Avenue, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Cowfolks will test their skills in bareback bronco riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing and bull riding. Admission is $12 adults; $5 children ages 4-12; and free for children 3 and under. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Call (954) 384-7075. Camel rides ... To celebrate Israel's golden anniversary, the Kaplan Jewish Community Center, 3151 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, is sponsoring IsraelFest 50 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. For younger kids, there will be story times about Israeli heroes and folklore, followed by "make-it and take-it" crafts. Kids can hunt for Israel-related items in the archeological dig, and join in on the Israel Double Dare Quiz Show from noon-1 p.m. At 12:30 p.m., Zing Thing Puppets will presents Tree Grows Up in Gruber Hall. Everyone can ride the Middle East mode of transportation camel rides for 50 cents. There will also be indoor recreational games such as relay races, obstacle courses and basketball contests. Admission is $3 adults; $2 children ages 2-12. Call 689-7700. Nudity, but rated PG . . . They are the cutest ugliest things you may ever see. Naked mole rats are only a few inches long but live in miles and miles of tunnels under the dry areas of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia with different rooms for eating, sleeping, babies and bathroom. A rodent, they have no hair, are basically blind and have no ears. More than a dozen of them are on display in acrylic tunnels at the Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, 1301 Summit Ave., West Palm Beach. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and admission is $6 adults; $5 seniors; $4 children ages 3-12 and free for children under 3 and zoo members. The great outdoors . . . Guided nature walks start at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays from the Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, 7715 Forest Hill Blvd. The easy paced one or two hour strolls takes visitors through some of the 100-acre park sanctuary. Free. Call 233-1400. ANGEL BEDINGHAUS ZENT " sale by local artists. Call 871-9034. ' H Meet the Mayor Night, 7:30 p.m. in the city - council chambers, 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. It is an informal meeting with an v open agenda. Call 871-5159. Belly dancing class, beginning 7:15-8:15 ' p.m. Wednesday at the new Port St. Lucie Commu- - nity Center, 2195 S.E Airoso Blvd. The fee for the six-week class is $36. Call 878-2277. COMING THURSDAY Cultural Diversity Day, 11 a.m. at Indian River Community College Main Campus, 3209 Vir- ' ginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Features Rondeau Irish Step , Dancers, Celtic musicians Bill Sandbury, Black Poet-; ry Ready, gospel performances, tarantella dancing, ; -African-American spirituals, German folk music and "'square dancing. Refreshments will be served. For , information call 462-4722. B Creatures of the Night: Insects and Bats, a slide show presentation, 7:30 p.m. at the Hobe ' Sound Nature Center, 13640 S.E. Federal Highway, . Hobe Sound. Marion Bailey of the Fish and Wildlife Service is the presenter. Call 546-2067. . Beginner's scrap book class, 7-10 p.m. at ' the Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 S.E. : Airoso Blvd. The fee is $10. Call 878-2277. B Jazz jam, 7 p.m. at Common Ground, 131 N. Second St., downtown Fort Pierce. Features Jimmy Van Go and Ossie Wright Jr. Call 460-5414. LOOKING AHEAD Spring break camp, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday through April 3 at the Fort Pierce Community Center, 600 N. Indian River Drive. The camp, for children 5 through 12, will include games, movies, crafts and more. The cost is $70 per child. Daily rates are available. Call 492-1792. B Spring book sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Bridge Road and U.S. 1 in Hobe Sound. Includes fiction, non-fiction, art, westerns, mysteries and large print books. Hosted by Friends of the Hobe Sound Library. Call 546-2315. B Novice duplicate bridge, noon-4 p.m. Friday at Stuart Recreation, 201 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. Cost: $3 per session. Call 288-5335. B Annual Spring Festival, 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday at Community Bible Chapel Preschool, 1550 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. Features moonwalk, pony rides, games, food, prizes, cake walk and much more. For information call 287-1779. under 6 will be admitted free. For more information or to register for a kids fishing clinic or a boat buyer's seminar, call (561) 833-5711. B ArtsFest '98 . . . Jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, The Byrds, Savana, Sha Shaty, Big Sky and the Coconutheads are among the entertainment scheduled for ArtsFest '98 Saturday and Sunday in Stuart. Besides music, the festival features shows by artists and crafters, games and hands-on crafts for kids and a food court. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Park, Gazebo Park, the Court House Cultural Center along E. Ocean Boulevard (A1A) between the two parks. Admission is $4. Children 12 and under and anyone wearing any ArtsFest t-shirt will get in free. See Friday's TGIF for a schedule. Call 283-6846. B Country crooning . . . The Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Red Cross is sponsoring a Country Music Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Clewiston Fairgrounds. Nashville recording artists Bart Roy and John Hornsby will perform, along with Jake Murphy, Phil Eddings and the Redwings. Admission is $10 adults; $5 children 12 and under. Call (800) 833-0599. You've never heard of Texas' most successful bank robbers because they never killed anybody. Now, Richard Linklater Slacker, Dazed and Confused), tells their tale in The Newton Boys, which opens Friday. Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich and Vincent D'Onofrio play the larcenous brothers. Also opening are Ride, about the high jinks that ensue when inner-city kids ride a bus from Harlem to Miami; Meet the Deedles, about a couple of brothers who have to prove their maturity to their millionaire father; and Grease, the re-release of the generation-defining musical of the '70s. B Smooth sailing . . . The 13th annual Palm Beach Boat Show, featuring more than 700 boats, fishing clinics for adults and kids and the Guy Harvey Theater of the Sea, begins Thursday and continues through Sunday along Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach. The $100 million worth of new and used boats at this year's show range in size from 17-foot light-tackle skiffs to the 100-foot Tarrab motoryacht, priced at $5 million. The boat show is along Flagler Drive between Clematis and Fern streets. Show hours are noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults, $2 for children 6-12. Children Gout's no joke: Old ailment still afflicts many 's&tv m& wsk Ht,t n venfr! wwofufc . A - ? fc f It is important to seek treat ment as soon as possible after the first attack. The joints may become damaged or deformed. Gout ihti-Viiihaa-fiTii is not life-threatening but it is important to seek treatment if you are taking heart or blood pressure medication. People with kidney disease are beans. Gout mainly strikes middle-aged men, but occasionally occurs in younger men as well. Gout also afflicts middle-aged women, but that is much more rare. Gout frequently strikes the base of the big toe, but can also affect the small joints of the hands, knees, ankles, wrists or elbows. The first few gout attacks usually affect only one joint and last a few days. Symptoms slowly disappear, the joint goes back to normal and there is no sign of a problem until the next attack. The Associated Press ' ; It may sound like an old-fashioned disease more likely to afflict Shakespearean characters than people today. But gout, a form of arthritis, is very much with us. , Gout is caused when uric acid crystalizes and is deposited in the joint. In most people, uric acid is dissolved in blood and goes through the kidney into the urine. In. people with gout, this elimination doesn't occur completely. The body , may produce too much uric acid on its own, or dietary intake may include too many foods high in purines such as liver or often predisposed to gout. 1 o pre JJ) ,T..:1. vent reoccurrence, it is a good idea to drink plenty of fluids, avoid Am 1 I .St alcohol and eat less protein-rich 1 foods. Some people who have gout are overweight. When they lose weight, they reduce their risk of wcrtl's. t, Icfj'.-.ts,..' :. ;: suffering from gout. NOV1? fSRAl'I. CHAMBt R tCCi ' V TUE rhilippe Eneremoal, CanUu '.. r ' 5 ' - l III W Sr ii fi.iw-Htiwmiiw, mm j j 11 1 i i i mm i i . y J TOEAD7E RAN'O Sill Duo I'uno CoowtiK DCC 15 THE GARRICK OHLSSON Piano JAN 11 MON tr'z 150 Exhibitors ... 9im GoIIoborafiion Dave Brubeck, The Byrds, Coconut Heads, Savana, 15 more 7. I K i M V . '.. - , J--J ANDRE MICHEL SCRUB i w !?. & CHO-L1ANG UN 1 1 1 Piano and Violin JAN 26 TORONTO SYMPHONY TUE Jukka-Pekka Sarasle, Conductor Stewart Goodyear, Piano FEB 8 KAL1CHSTEINXAREDO ROBINSON TRIO MON and EMERSON STRING QUARTET ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA FEB 9 Pepe Romero, Guitar TLB FEB 11 RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BERLIN THU Rafael Friibeck de Burgos, Conductor Vladimir Spivakoy, Violin FEB 23 MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC FEB 24 TUE Mark Ermler, Conductor WED Isaac Stern, Violin FEB 28 BRANDENBURG ENSEMBLE SUN Jaime Laredo, Conductor Emanuel Ax Yoko Noraki, Quo Piano YEFIM BRONFMAN MAR 3 Piano HEP MAR 16 . ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL TUE OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN Sir Edward Downes, Conductor LOS ANGFLES MAR 18 PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA THU Esa-Pekka Salonen. Conductor MAR 29 MURRAY PERAHIA MON PUno E 2onc!o On tr's for evezyoNt Just $4, Kids Free (12 & under) L March 28 March 29 10-5 11-5 t Downtown Stuart Memorial Park For information, call 283-6846 or see stage schedule at i ..J i 'T ""'V fl i4 i j ' i I fand - Food! MUSIC "At Eight' Series TOTAL PRICE All Ten Concerts Sections OL, OC GXL. GL, GC $450 Sections OR. GR. GXR S350 Sections LXL, LL, LR. LXR S2h5 Sections MXL. ML, MR, MXR JH) Sections BL, BR .. - S140 MUSIC "At Two" Series TOTAL PRICE All Six Concerts Sections OL. OC, GXL. GL, GC .KH) S,-hons OR. GR, GXR $210 Sections LXL, LL. LR. LXR $165 Sections MXL, ML, MR, MXR ..$120 Sections BL, BR - $ f0 mm, H ( . 1 ).yiniiiiiniiiinii P 93.7 HGYl Adelphfa mi ii i i m rcfu-1450 Exercise For Your mind Vrcmicr hvnlty The Palm Beach Post HJEI m Mmu X STY LAT$J Barnett Get idouchi proNxiltint ne and commrntarv homf dclivcn-d hv cjlline S0-4W or S(M"l-6ti4-1 2 i 1 ; ! : 1 '

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