Riv offers special prices for locals

May 28, 2007 4:23 AM

The Riviera Hotel’s new show, ICE: Direct From Russia, is now offering a special half-price ticket offer to Clark County residents for performances now through the end of June. Discounted tickets for ICE: Direct From Russia are available for 8 p.m. performances only, Saturday through Thursday through June 30. The half-price offer will be taken from regular ticket prices — $59.95 and $69.95 — plus applicable fees and charges. To receive the half-price offer, Clark County residents must purchase tickets in person and present a valid drivers license or state identification card at the Riviera Hotel and Casino Box Office.

Three new 3-D projections and 4-D special effects rides at Excalibur now are playing in the Fantasy Faire Level. Discounts are available when you purchase all three rides. "Spongebob SquarePants — The Ride" creates a thrilling experience by using a special scent, bubbles and mind-blowing 3-D visuals. "Extreme Log Ride" simulates an exhilarating roller coaster log ride, and "Corkscrew Hill" shrinks riders and takes them on an unforgettable horseback journey full of trolls and whimsical creatures. Open daily at 10 a.m. until 11 p.m., Monday — Thursday and 10 a.m. until midnight, Friday — Sunday. Admission is $9.95 for one film, $10.95 for two films and $11.95 to experience all three rides. Kids must be at least 42" to ride.

Following up its successful first blood drive, BODIES”¦ The Exhibition and United Blood Services (UBS) have joined forces once again to bring a second blood drive to the Tropicana Hotel and Casino on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donors will receive one free ticket to BODIES”¦ The Exhibition and Folies Bergere.

Anyone interested in donating can make an appointment in advance or walk-in the day of. For appointments, please visit www.bloodhero.com and use sponsor code BODIES or call 702-228-8400 ext. 226. Individuals 17 years and older are eligible to donate. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds. The typical donation process takes approximately one hour. All donors must present proper identification. UBS is a non-profit organization established in 1943.

BODIES”¦ The Exhibition is open daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. with the last tickets being sold at 10 p.m. For information or to reserve tickets, please call 702-739-2411.