Hard to believe this IS the first weekend of Spring, but regardless of what Mother Nature throws at us, there are lots of COOL things to do with your weekend....here's what we found here at COOL 98.7!!!

 

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••Bismarck Bobcats Hockey/Games at VFW Sports Center

FRI & SAT at Austin.   Next FRI last home game vs Minot

 

••MEN’S NCAA Basketball Tournament is on CBS, TBS, TNT, and True TV.  We’ll know by Monday who is in the Sweet 16!


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••Hungry?  Spirit Of Life Knights Of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry  Is on FRI 5-730pm…enjoy Pollock, jumbo shrimp, mashed potates, coleslaw and kids menu of mac and cheese also available.  $8 for adults  KID K-6 $5.   It’s all on the Spirit Of Life Church Activity Center 801 1st Street Northeast in Mandan.

 

••Bismarck Figure Skating Club Ice Show “Frozen In Time:  Is on at the VFW Arena.  This is an outstanding annual ice show.  See this great show with 100’s of kids on the ice.  FRI 7pm, SAT at 7pm and SUN at 2pm.   Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children.  Tickets available at the door.

 

••Dakota Stage presents “The Spitfire Grill”—A Sweet Soulful Southern Musical.  It’s part of their 34th season.  This will be a fun theatrical experience for one and all.  Performances FRI and SAT at 730 and SUN at 2pm, and WED at 730 at the Dakota Stage, 412 East Main downtown Bismarck.  Tickets are just $23.  THIS IS THE FINAL WEEKEND!!!

 

••Ready for a Big Easter Egg Hunt??  It’s on Saturday at 10am at the Bethel Lutheran Church, 615 East Turnpike Avenue.  There will be a big Easter Egg Hunt, games, crafts, snacks, and prizes.  This is for the whole family!  FREE!!

 

••“Play With Your Food”---A Kid’s Cooking Adventure.  Presented by St. Alexius Medical Center and Kohl’s is on SAT the 23rd from 9-1030 and from 1130-1 at Century High School.  It’s a free cooking class for kids in 4th and 5th grades.  It’s a chance for kids to learn healthy food choices and to cook their own food.  FREE!!!  

 

••Come see the Easter Bunny SAT Morning from 10-12noon at “Steep Me A Cup Of Tea.”  Pics will be taken with the buddy.  FREE at 311 South 3rd Street in Bismarck.

 

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

 

••Special “Joy Breakfast” is on SAT from 9-1130 at the Ramkota Hotel with special national speaker Carla Robinson.  It’s a chance to find out how love can fill your heart and change your life.  Tickets are $15, available at the Rainbow Shop or at the door.

 

••Big Children’s Easter Party is on SAT from 2-4 at the Bismarck Eagles.   Lots of fun for the little ones and this is a free event.   313 North 26th Street.

 

 

••Special “Lord Of The Cantana---“Footprints In The Sand” Easter Cantana will be presented this Palm Sunday at 930am at Lord Of Life Lutheran Church.  This Cantana provides an overview of Jesus ministry from Galilee to Jerusalem and Calvary.  FREE.   1143 North 26th Street in Bismarck.

 

•NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND: 

 

••“Olympus Has Fallen” (R)

An ex-Special Forces operative and former presidential bodyguard must fight to take back the White House from terrorists who have kidnapped the Commander in Chief in this high-stakes action thriller.  Stars Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett and Aaron Eckhart.

 

••”The Croods” (PG)

In this computer generated family movie--A prehistoric family are forced to flee their cave after it's destroyed by a disaster that threatens to change their lives forever in this animated adventure featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, and Emma Stone.

 

••”Admission” (PG-13)

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd star in director Paul Weitz's comedy about an uptight Princeton admissions officer who encounters a teenage prodigy who may be her long-lost son while recruiting students from an alternative high school.