Originally created 02/20/01

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BRIDAL SHOW:

A bridal show will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Partridge Inn, 2110 Walton Way. Admission is $5; brides will be admitted free. There will be a fashion show, and Peggy Post will discuss wedding etiquette and answer questions via a live video conference at 7 p.m. Ms. Post is the author of the new book Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette: Cherished Traditions and Contemporary Ideas for a Joyous Celebration (Harper Resource, $27.50). The inn and other local businesses will display wedding-related goods and services. Guests also may register for the American Express Gift Cheques sweepstakes. Two grand prize winners will win $20,000 and free bridal consultations with Ms. Post. Registration for the sweepstakes also is available at the Web site weddingchannel.com. For more information about the bridal show, call 737-2428.

HIT MAKERS:

Actor-musician Kevin Bacon is the guest host of Biography with a week of popular musicians who rocked their way to the top of the charts. "Hit Makers" week on cable's A&E will air at 8 p.m. through Friday and includes premiere profiles of Patti LaBelle (today), who first scored with Lady Marmalade, and Ted Nugent (Thursday), who had big sellers with and without the Amboy Dukes. There also will be repeat showings of rock survivor David Crosby (Wednesday) and Jimi Hendrix (Friday), still a giant despite his death in 1970 at age 27.

HEALTH TIPS:

The fundamentals of home first aid are the focus of a series of programs airing this week on Comcast Cable's public service show Seeking Solutions with Suzanne. Today's program, Home Remedies for Seniors, will focus on the treatment of heartburn, dehydration, bruising and depression. Seeking Solutions with Suzanne airs daily at 11:55 a.m. and 4:55 and 9:55 p.m. on Channel 32, CNN Headline News. Other topics for this week are Bug Bites and Bee Stings (Wednesday), Ways to Stop Bleeding (Thursday), Sprains and Strains (Friday) and What Should Be in Our Medicine Cabinet (Saturday).

SHARE THE HAIR:

Locks of Love makes hairpieces for disadvantaged children who have permanent hair loss from medical treatments or conditions.

The custom-made hair prostheses can be worn even while swimming or in the shower. The organization needs donations of 10-inch or longer lengths. of hair. To find out how to donate hair and how to properly cut and send it, visit the group's Web site, www.locksoflove.org, or call (888) 896-1588.