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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - April 3, 1989, Kokomo, Indiana                                O Wanderlust Kiwanis travelogue Page 10 Newsmakers Page 10 Pacers cant solve Hawks defense Page 13 Kokomo Tribune 9 April 1989 Illinois Stars of the Russian Civic Center for the Performing 20 Wacker For call 312 The Dream is through Museum of Science and 57th Street at Lake Shore For call 312 Spring Arts and Crafts For in call 217 National Squash Champion For call 312 Art Bran dywine For informa call 815 Sixth Annual Glen Ellyn An tique Dealers Antique College of DuPage Recreational Glen For call 312 858 Historic Preservation downtown For call 312 Civic Orchestra of Orchestra 220 Michigan For infor call 312 Kings Island water park to open Kentucky For the Garden and In the exhibitions todayMay Kentucky Art and Craft 609 Main and Lib erty 416 Jefferson in For in call 502 Artists Friday Jenny Wiley State Resort For informa call 606 Wildflower Walk and Slide Buckhorn Lake State Resort For call 606 Horsing Around With secondary students through Horseshoe Kentucky Derby For informa call 502 Michigan KINGS Ohio Grab your swimsuits and get ready for a wet time in 89 as Kings Island unveils its new wet and wild water playground called Waterworks at Kings beginning This million water park addi tion the first allnew themed area since 1976 offers 12 sparkling acres of wet fun for featuring 15 slides of every size and There is also an action river ride guests experi ence in inner tubes and a fun slide and splash area specially designed for Visitors can enjoy the most amazing array of water slides theyll ever They can rocket down speed whip through body shoot over triple drops or tackle the pretzellike Aqua if they they can challenge Waterworks most awesome water slide the Plunge which rises 70 feet in the Best of Waterworks is all part of Kings Island general ad mission no extra Shower and locker rooms are pro vided and bathing suits no cut offs are This new water activity brings to seven the number of individu ally themed areas at Kings Waterworks opens daily at 10 9 Kokomo time and closes one hour before Kings Island clos On crowded a time limit may be imposed on the stay at Also at Kings Island in a true legend in its own time cele brates its 10th anniversary the Beast roller When the Beast opened April it broke all existing records as the longest and fastest wooden coaster in the Designed and constructed by Kings Island the Beast incorporated features of all the best coasters in the and was designed to fit the rugged ter rain of 35 densely wooded acres in The theater pre FridayMay Henry Ford Museum For call 313 271 Sucker April For call 517 Perch April For call 517 Spring Farm April 21 Greenfield For call 313 271 Maple Syrup April Vermontville and For call 517 373 National Trout April For call 517 Walleye April For call 517 O Ohio This is a schematic drawing of Kings Islands new million Waterworks Drawing provided Childrens Book Illustrators exhibit SaturdayApril The Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts For call 614 The Neon exhibit of historic and contemporary neon April Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts 8000 Dairy For call 614 592 Fathers through April Players The 549 Franklin For call 614 International April SeaGate downtown For call Janice Clark at 419 Wisconsin Aint Communication Arts University of For informa call 414 Focus on Women Con University of Parkside and Wood For call Jan Nowak at 414 Milwaukee Symphony Or chestra Superpops Performing Arts For informa call 414 Milwaukee Dance Pitman Kenosha Twins home opening baseball Sim mons 7817 Sheridan For call 414 Heart of the Park Antique Show and Wisconsin State Fair For call Art Energized exhibit SaturdayApril Milwaukee Art Traditional Sun day Kemper 6501 Third For call 414 Reservations due by the Rivertown area of the It took three years to design and build the ultimate which cost almost It still is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest wooden coaster The Beast is only part of the ride package that Kings Island of ficials call second to none in the theme park Kings Island has four other thrillamoment roller coasters to tame the most savage The Beasts baby the is a smaller version for children and is located in the Hah naBarbera Land area of the The introduced in 1987 and credited with helping make that year the biggest summer season ever at Kings is a steel monstrosity that takes riders on an unforgettable feet of loops loops and more Riders go head over heels six times on at speeds exceeding 50 miles per One of the most unusual coast ers in the world is the which has one of its two parallel running trains traversing the en tire length of the coaster And there is the standup King the first of its kind in the United Riders stand rather than sit the entire length of the including through a 6foot loop and 360degree helix Also extremely popular at the park are Amazon Falls like go ing over waterfalls in a huge boat and White Water which is like shooting the rapids in large inner Theres so much new live enter tainment at Kings Island in 89 that it will be hard for visitors to decide what show to see Five new stage shows highlight the entertainment as well as a popular dolphin roving atmosphere two largescreen movies one on a huge screen curving around 180 the other a hightech threedimensional larger than life HannaBarbera cartoon the Kings of Komedy Clown nightly top rock concerts and Kings Islands new Broadway style performance Dancing in the City in American Heritage Music Hall celebrates the sights and sounds of the worlds great including New Los Paris and Then theres Fire and Ice in the a dazzling profes sional figure skating revue that is an ice Lively new shows at the outdoor International Showplace include Surfs Heart of Rock n Roll and Scoobys School For those who enjoy the call of the Kings Islands Wild Animal Habitat features more than 350 exotic animals from four North America and South The animals roam freely on a 100acre nature Visitors ride a sleek monorail through the preserve for Kings Island opens Saturday and is open weekends only until May Daily operations begin May 26 and continue through The park also is open to the general public Operating hours begin at 10 9 Kokomo The front gate and International Street open at 9 8 Kokomo Closing times vary from 9 to 11 8 to 10 Kokomo time depending upon the day of the week and time of General admission to Kings Island in 1989 is There is a special price for children ages 3 to 6 of and senior citizens age 60 or older get in for For the first a special twoday ticket is being offered at the parks front gate for and must be used to visit the park on two consecutive Kings Island is located on In terstate 24 miles north of Cin For more call 513 Its fishing season all spring in Michigan It happens every year about this They swarm to the mouths of the rivers and streams that flow into the Great Lakes driven by some primordial urge to come together in great numbers and engage in their annual ritual roiling the waters in the early hours of a Great Lakes late winterearly spr ing And then there are the Their behavior isnt too much different from that of the men and women who come out with waders and refreshments to so cialize and dip smelt by the Fishing is a yearround sport in The state has a range of fish that few if any states can beat some 146 varieties ranging from tiny minnows to 200pound lake Michigan offers an equally large variety of ways and places to catch fish from spearing through the ice or cruising a river in a warm and comfortable charter boat in to battling 20to 30pound salmon Great Lakes to matching wits with a trout are they really wily in a blueribbon trout to angling for panfish on a quiet little lake on a warm sum mer Michigans 146 varieties of fish inhabit some square miles of Great Lakes miles of rivers and streams and inland lakes and some of them are fair game during every month of the Yet there is something almost magical about two harbingers of spring the opening of the smelt dipping season south of highway M72 that south of Harrisville on the Lake Huron side and south of Empire on the Lake Michigan side which recently and the statewide trout season opening on the last Saturday of which falls on the 29th this Smelt dipping which opened north of M72 Saturday and closes May 31 statewide is probably less about fishing than it is about get ting together with fellow anglers to do this offbeat thing wading in the predawn chill to net wiggling masses of tiny silvery fish and then trying to unload at least some of the catch on No has ever been known to turn down a mess of deepfried smelt caught just this morning up This dipping with hand nets of any size is permitted on the Great Lakes and their connecting waters and within a halfmile of the mouth of any Great Lakes tribu It applies to bowfin and as well as to Early trout season opened Saturday on those streams desig nated as streams open to ex tended trout and salmon as did the spearing season for bowfin and gar on nontrout streams south of highway M46 Port Sanilac on Lake Huron and Muskegon on Lake Two weeks from now April 15 the same fish are subject to spear ing on nontrout streams between M46 and It will be May 1 before the same season reaches the upper And on the same day that the statewide trout season it becomes legal again to take northern pike and muskellunge on the inland waters of the lower A day later the sturgeon season closes on the Great Lakes and connecting On May the laketrout season opens on lakes Michigan and Huron and their tributary while the spearing season opens for gar and bowfin on inland nontrout waters May spearing season is open for bowfin and gar on nontrout streams in the upper peninsula and north of M72 in the lower And it keeps getting better as May rolls on the season opens for northern pike and muskellunge on inland and Great Lakes waters of the upper peninsula on the while the bass season opens statewide May except for Lake Clair and the Clair and Detroit where it opens in While all this is going other Michiganians and visitors can en joy the last of the spring hunt the legendary morel mushroom and seek wild mallows and trilliums in Michigans 19 million acres of And just think summer wont even begin officially for another Regional update Chicago seminar to be Saturday CHICAGO Scott author of The Road Less Trav People of the Lie and A Different will present a oneday seminar Saturday in The seminar runs 9 to 4 and will take place at the Midland 172 Adams The fee is Pecks topic will be The Taste for He is a nationally recognized authority on the rela tionship between religion and the science of For reservations or contact Oasis Center at 312 274 Grand Traverse receives rating TRAVERSE Mich Grand Traverse the Midwests largest has re ceived the highest rating of any resort in the Great Lakes states including In Ohio and Wisconsin from the 1989 Mobil Travel Americas most widely consulted source of travel information rat ing more than North Amer ican establishments each The located six miles northeast of Traverse is the only motel or restaurant property in Michigan to receive the coveted Mobil fourstar In the American Automobile a na tionally recognized travel and in surance corporation which also rates lodging and restaurant facil has presented Grand Traverse Resort with the Rnh DOD prestigious Four Diamond Award for a rating the resort has earned for nine cpnsecutive 0060 ddilV Turtles to race at fairground June the Vermilion County Fairground will be packed with 150 turtles com peting in races all day The races will run from noon to 9 Proceeds will go to handi capped children various organizations that help handi capped Homecooked barbecue and beverages also will be For more call 217 Jacksonville event coming this June Several area sponsors have planned a new event for the Jacksonville area this summer that visitors and res idents alike can sink their teeth A Taste of Jacksonville is scheduled for June 16 in the Holiday Inn Res delicates sens and caterers from Jackson ville will be on hand offering samples of old favorites or new Entertainment provided by WJVO radio and prizes will make the afternoon a gala affair for the whole Proceeds from the event will benefit Morgan County Big BrothersBig Sisters program and Save the For more call the Jacksonville Area Visitors Con ventions Bureau at 217 RIO Ohio Horses and handsewn craftspeople and open buggy rides and a log cabin village all reminders of the past and all a part of the present are at the Bob Evans Farm on Ohio 35 in Rio Located in southeastern the Bob Evans Farm is open free of from April to Oc to 5 During the visitors to the farm can wander the scenic hiking walk through the Farm Museum or take a guided wagon tour at no Small fees cover horseback riding and canoe as well as overnight trail rides and a paddle and saddle For those who want handson experience in such the School of Homestead Living offers weeklong classes throughout the taught by the regions finest For more write The Bob Evans Ohio 35 Post Office Box Rio Ohio 45674 or call 614 Garden exhibitions are at gallery For the Garden and In the exhibitions sponsored by Liberty National Bank and Trust open today and continue through May 25 at the Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery and Liberty The exhibitions encompass a wide variety of artistic styles and For call 502 Kenosha Twins to open season Its three youre But not at the Kenosha Twins home opener starting at April The Kenosha the class A farm team for the Minnesota won the 1985 and 1987 Midwest League championship and won the 1988 Midwest North Division The team plays at Simmons 7817 Sheridan The players have 70 home games and 69 outoftown games Tickets are for box seats and for general For call the box of fice at DeSoto House to reopen Galenas flagship the DeSoto has been purchased by a group of private investors led by Daniel Kelley of Downers Originally built in the DeSoto House was restored to its former glory in 1986 at a cost of nearly The historic hotel was closed abruptly following a Bankruptcy Court a historic community located in the northwest corner of often is touted as one of Il linois most popular travel desti hosting more than 1 mil lion visitors each Located in the heart of Galenas historic Main Street the DeSoto House offers 55 rooms fur nished in period two res two banquet and conference a park ing ramp and seven retail Once called the grandest hotel west of New York the DeSoto House has hosted Ulysses Abraham Lincoln and Stephen The new owners plan to reopen the hotel in For informa call 815 Lake Jacksonville plans events The Central Illinois Anglers are plann ing a special event for April opening day at Lake Fishing Fever will be the theme for the beginning at 10 and continuing until about 2 There will be displays and demonstrations on rods and and knot A casting contest for children 12 and younger sponsored by the club will offer For more call Roger Henderson at 217   

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