DIRTY CAR WASH: If you’re into fatless people washing your car, you can still get down to the Rio to get your knobs shined by VooDoo beach girls and Chippendales dancers. It’s going on till 5 p.m. Photos take $5 donations to the United Way.
IN CLUBS: Yvonne Strahovski, from NBC's "Chuck," walks a midnight red carpet Saturday at MGM lounge Tabu. … Nicky Hilton hosts a birthday party for boyfriend David Katzenberg at Hard Rock club Vanity afterwalking an 11:45 p.m. red carpet Saturday. …
MORE MARCH MADNESS: Clyde Drexler and James Worthy host “Hoops with the Stars” in the lot next to O'Sheas at 4 p.m. Saturday. They captain teams of five casino-contest winners who sign up at 3 p.m. Flamingo headliner George Wallace emcees. Before that, Worthy and Drexler sign autographs at 1 p.m. Saturday at Planet Hollywood's mezzanine, then meet fans at 2:30 p.m. at the Flamingo.
MY FIRST PITCH AT LAST WEEKEND'S CUBS-SOX GAME
LAST NIGHT'S PARTY PIX: Chingy did his 30th birthday party at Venetian's Tao Asian bistro, with a shot of Patron and cake, then went upstairs to the club for Moet and Dom Perignon. Billy Bush was there too, for a benefit for the Lollipop Theater network. Also there: Roslyn Papa from the "Bachelor" and E!'s Ben Lyons. (Courtesy photos Denise Truscello/WireImage)
IN NEON TODAY: In the past two weeks, when I’ve been walking the Strip, I’ve heard “Don’t Stop Believin’” more than any other classic-rock song. It’s been pouring out of hotel sound systems, cover bands and karaoke hotspots.
If you want to see the guitarist behind the song, Journey’s Neal Schon takes his own band (including his guitarist son) to Green Valley Ranch tonight (8 p.m.; $24-$44).
Check out today’s Neon section, where he tells me how band mates are ready to record “12 ass-kicking tracks” that are “very rocking, very very good, great hooks” – and how “The Sopranos’” ending, has been “a door-opener for us, worldwide.”
DEAD GUY NEWS: And if you missed my front page column today -- a group of tourists who've been coming here for 20 years are trying to spread the ashes of one of their dead friends on the craps tables at Palace Station.