Here's some great ideas for your weekend----Going to see "Iron Man 3?"  After you see the movie there IS more stuff to do....


••Bismarck Bobcats Hockey/Games at VFW Sports Center

Fri & Sat host Austin best of 5 series tied at 1-1




••MINNESOTA WILD  at Chicago FRIDAY Chicago leads 1-0





••Safe Driving Carnival Presented by Century High  is on SAT from 2-5pm at the Bismarck Career Academy.  Rollover Simulator, carnival games, pedal carts, prizes and food. FREE Admission!


••Annual Band Parade is ON FRIDAY night 630pm  At the Capitol..  From 3rd graders to college band, this parade will feature 31 bands from all across North Dakota and surrounding states.  Band will march down 6th Street to Avenue C, and then down 5th Street to finish up at the Kirkwood Mall parking lot.  FREE!!!


••Dakota Thunder Remote Control Car Club has racing It will be on Saturday from 7am-5pm.  Next door to Open Road Honda and across the street from Kist Livestock in Mandan. 

••7th Annual Arthritis Walk For Bismarck-Mandan is on SAT—registration and the health fair start at 9am and the walk starts at 10 and should wrap up around 1130.   There are both a one mile or 3 mile walk.  Strollers, wheelchairs and dogs are welcome.  It’s on at the Sanford Women’s Health Center, 1100 College Drive in Bismarck.


••Big Rummage Sale is on SAT from 8am-6pm. At the Prairie Family Church, 500 Remington Avenue in Bismarck.  It’s a fund raise to build a house for a homeless family in Mexico and for a youth missions trip.


••Catch the fun production of “The Little Mermaid” at the Belle—6th and Broadway downtown.  It’s based on the movie that was so much fun to watch.  Performances SAT at 230 & 730pm and SUN at 230pm.  Presented by Northern Plains Dance.  Tickets $15-$25.


••Kinderprint is on SAT from 10am-1pm at all 3 locations of NW Tire.  Kids ID kits with Free pics, fingerprinting of your kids, plus pizza, prizes—including bikes to be given away!  FREE!!!!


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


••“Iron Man 3” (PG-13)

Iron Man gets a third outing following his team-up with The Avengers in this Marvel Studios production. Robert Downey Jr. once again stars. Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, and Rebecca Hall join returning cast members Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.

••“The Iceman” (R)

To his loving wife Deborah and their growing family, Richard Kuklinski was a caring father. But he was also a man with a dark secret and an unusual talent for covering his tracks. For nearly three decades starting in the 1950s, the suburban family man worked as one of the Gambino crime family's chief executioners, earning the nickname "Iceman.”  Stars Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Ray Liotta and David Schwimmer.