Looks like lots of fun for the final full weekend of Spring---get out and enjoy!!!

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••MINNESOTA TWINS BASEBALL  FRI-SAT-SUN at Detroit to play the Tigers   MON-TUE-WED at Boston

 

••NBA Championship   Game 5 Sunday 7pm on ABC-TV with San Antonio & Miami.   Spurs lead the best of 7 3-1

 

 

EVENTS AROUND TOWN:        

 

••7th Annual Downtowners Rip Roarin’ Ripfest  in the parking lot, across from the Civic Center.  Admission is $5, kids 12 and younger are in free.  Great food, live music----including Gwen Sebastian on Saturday night, and lots of kids activities.  It’s on from 11-11 both FRI & SAT.

 

••Like Model Aircraft?   Annual Bismarck Aircraft Modelers Spring Fly-In is on this weekend at Hoge Island.  Radio controlled planes will be flying all weekend long.   There will be trainer planes available for those who’d like to try!  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the weekend.  FREE. 

 

••Morton County Soil Conservation District is having a tree sale.  It’s on FRI from 9-3 and SUN from 9-12Noon at the Morton County Tree Building in New Salem at 201 South 9th Street.  Get some great bargains on trees and shrubs. 

 

••Heartview Foundation’s “Dine With A Hero” Banquet.  Is on Friday night with Bismarck Native & Hero Anne Mahlum as the keynote speaker.  Check in at 6pm, dinner at 7 and the keynote address at 8pm.  It’s on at the Radisson Hotel, 6th & Broadway.  $30, or 2 for $50. 

 

 

 

 

••”Discover The Dinosaurs”  At the Bismarck Civic Center life-like real sized dinosaurs will be available up close & personal.  Hours are 12noon-9pm FRI, 10am-8pm SAT, and on SUN from 10am-7pm.  Tickets available at the door. 

 

••Love To Rodeo?   PBR Bull Riding Challenge is on FRI & SAT nights at 730 at the Bismarck Civic Center.  Tickets $18-$59.

 

••Mandan United Methodist 15 & 5 K Walk & Run is on SAT at 9am at the Church 810-12th Street Northwest.  T-shirts to the first 50 paeticipants and pets are welcome.

 

••29th Annual North Dakota Farm Toy Show, Auction & Craft Show is on SAT 9-4 and SUN 10-2 in La-Moure, south of Jamestown.  Chicken bar-b-que and auction and fun for everyone. 

 

••”Saturday In The Park” is on this SAT at Kiwanis Park.  FREE hotdogs, popcorn, snocones, face painting, inflatables, games, live music and more from 11a-2pm.  Kiwanis Park is at Washington & West Sweet Street.  FREE!!!

 

••Center Demolition Derby is on SAT at 1pm at the Oliver County Fairgrounds in Center

 

••Heartview Foundation “Run With A Hero” 5K Run is on SUN at the Sertoma Community Center, 300 Riverside Park Road—next to the Superslide.  Registration at 7am, and the race begins at 830am.  $20. 

 

••Birds In Art Exhibit continues at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum.   Explore these beautiful works of art of our feathered friends  MON-FRI 8am-5pm and SAT & SUN from 10am-5pm.   FREE ADMISSION!!!

 

••Bandshell Concerts Are On Through Out The Summer Monday nights at Dykshoorn Park in Mandan.   Monday night at 730pm  Bring a chair or blanket.  FREE!!!

 

••Come & See The Animals!  The Dakota Zoo now has their summer hours and is open Daily from 10am-7pm.  $7 for adults, $4 for children.  

 

 

 

 

NEW MOVIES FOR THE WEEKEND: 

 

“22 Jump Street” (R)

After making it through high school—twice—big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko—Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum when they go undercover at a local college.  Also stars Ice Cube.

 

“How To Train Your Double Dragon” (PG)

The training is over, but the magic continues.  Soar thru the skies with the heroic Viking and his trust dragon.