Here's fun family stuff for the first weekend of March in Bismarck-Mandan

•Bismarck Bobcats Hockey/Games at VFW Sports Center

FRI at Minot, SAT at home against Brookings




••For kids 11-17—it’s “Cupcake Wars” at the Morton-Mandan Pubic Library   It’s on today from 2-4pm.  Prizes to be awarded in several categories. Teens will take home what they decorate.   The library is at 609 West Main in Mandan. 


••Catch:  “Law And Order: Fairy Tale Unit”   It’s on FRIDAY and SATURDAY NIGHT at 730 at Simle Middle School.  Tickets available at the door-----$5 for adults and $3 for students.   The school is at 1215 North 19th Street in Bismarck.


••Dakota Air Variety Show Is on Saturday.  Live music performed in an old-fashioned radio show format is on at 2pm at the Belle downtown,  It’s the 3rd season for the Dakota Air variety show.  Tickets at the door are $20.


•••Roller Derby Double Header is on SAT NIGHT 6-10pm at the Bismarck Civic Center.   Features the BisMan Bombshellz B and the BisMan Bomberz.  The Bombers mean the Rock City Riot at 6pm, and the the Bombshellz B will take on the A-Town Roller Girlz.   Tickets are $12 at the door, and it benefits the Ronald McDonald house.


•••Raiiroad Museum Pancake & Sausage Breakfast is ON SUN from 830am-1230pm at the Mandan Moose Club.  Come eat and help celebrate 28 great years of the Railroad Museum.  There will be a silent auction, and model railroad displays.  $5.  Mandan Moose Club is at 111-11th Avenue N.E. in Mandan.  It’s a fund raiser to help re-roof and side the 1880 Steele Depot at the Railroad Museum. 


••Come & See The Animals!  The Dakota Zoo is open on FRI-SAT and SUN from 1-5pm. 





••“Jack The Giant Slayer” (PG-13)

The beloved fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk gets the big-screen treatment – It’s all about a naïve farm boy who attempts to rescue a beautiful princess from a race of vengeful giants.  Stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson and Ewan McGregor.  Great effects


••”21 And Over” (R)

Straight-A college student Jeff Chang has always done what he was supposed to do. But when his two best friends Casey and Miller surprise him with a visit for his 21st birthday, Jeff Chang decides to do everything he wants to do for a change, even though his important medical school interview is early the next morning.   Stars Miles Teller and Skylar Astin. 


••“The Last Exorcism Part Two” (PG-13)

Tormented Nell Sweetzer (Ashley Bell) discovers her infernal nightmare is far from over while waging a desperate struggle against the forces of darkness in this horror suspense thriller.