January 11, 1999 12:00 PM

On break from her college drama Felicity, actress Keri Russell made a big eye-closing splash on the water slide at the opening of the new Atlantis resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Problems with commitment? Looking like the rabbit at a greyhound track—but better dressed—Chris O’Donnell filmed his upcoming romantic comedy The Bachelor in San Francisco.

Father and son Robin and Cody Williams, 7, couldn’t keep straight faces as cameras clicked after Dad put his hand- and footprints in concrete at Mann’s Chinese Theatre in L.A. The ceremony was tied to the opening of Robin’s latest film, Patch Adams.

They’ve got a friend: Carole King performed for U.S. troops in Kuwait during the USO Christmas tour. “These kids were not going to be with their families,” she says, “and it was an opportunity to give them a chance to rock out a little.”

Lisa Loeb brought what every singer needs—an extra set of ears—and Dweezil Zappa to L.A.’s Hurlyburly premiere.

Cool daddy Jack Nicholson took kids Lorraine, 8, and Raymond, 6, to see Jack Frost in L.A.

I am the spud man: During a live Internet chat from London, Paul prepared mashed potatoes McCartney-style.

Hip-hop queen Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley (one of Bob’s sons) had plenty to celebrate at a Manhattan benefit for Hill’s the Refugee Project, which helps disadvantaged youth: The pair welcomed their second child, Selah, in November and plan to marry soon. “Definitely we’re going to do it,” Hill says. “It’s just a matter of us picking a date.”

At London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the Queen Mum unveiled—and eyeballed—a statue of the late Noel Coward.

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