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Lola’s has viewing party to celebrate TV episode

The staff of Lola’s: A Louisiana Kitchen will celebrate their “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” episode with a viewing party from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Images Lounge on the casino level of the Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The Food Network show will air at 7 p.m.; admission is $25, which includes small bites and will benefit research into spinal muscular atrophy. For reservations, email lolaslv@hotmail.com. …

A Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky-tasting dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday at R Steak & Seafood at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The five-course dinner is $85 in advance or $95 at the door, plus tax and tip. For advance tickets, call 794-9233.

And in honor of National Strawberry Shortcake Day on Thursday, R Steak & Seafood is offering free strawberry shortcake bites with the purchase of two entrees. …

Local outlets of the Hard Rock Cafe, which are at 4475 Paradise Road and 3771 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will celebrate Founders’ Day from 11 a.m. to midnight Thursday with the Burger Badge Bash, offering the Hard Rock Legendary Burger to anyone with a badge for 71 cents. The offer is available to public servants, including police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians. …

To celebrate National Flip Flop Day on June 15, the 19 local outlets of Tropical Smoothie Cafe will give a free 24-ounce Jetty Punch smoothie to anyone who comes in wearing flip-flops between 2 and 7 p.m. The cafes also will be raising money for Camp Sunshine, for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. …

The Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, has added to its poolside menu, with such dishes as an ahi tuna wrap and a house-made veggie burger, and cocktails including the Bomb Pop and the Sin City Sunset. …

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Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 383-4676 or email her at hrinella@reviewjournal.com.

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