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    Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    I coaching in a 7th grade Basketball tourney in Jewell Saturday. Odds are good we will have a six hour break between games so I'm looking for something cheap to do with 8, 7th graders between noon and about three. We're done with the first game at 10 30 so I'm not including lunch in our down time.

    Any serious suggestions would be welcome.
    Didn't know if they have a dollar movie theatre or not?
    Weather doesn't look too warm so inside would be preferred.


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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyforce View Post
    I coaching in a 7th grade Basketball tourney in Jewell Saturday. Odds are good will will have a six hour break between games so I'm looking for something cheap to do with 8, 7th graders between noon and about three. We're done with the first game at 10 30 so I'm not including lunch in our down time.

    Any serious suggestions would be welcome.
    Didn't know if they have a dollar movie theatre or not?
    Weather doesn't look too warm so inside would be preferred.

    North Grand Mall has a cheap theater.


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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Borrow a space heater and tailgate.



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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    North Grand Mall has a cheap theater.
    This, unsure whether they have matinee times for the theater. They should, but I would double check. Pretty sure it is 1-2$ to see a movie that came out a couple of months ago.



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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    North Grand Mall has a cheap theater.
    I miss that dollar theater. You would think an area the size of Waterloo/Cedar Falls would have one, but no.



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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    I miss that dollar theater. You would think an area the size of Waterloo/Cedar Falls would have one, but no.
    Grundy Center. Not too far away. Grew up in the area and went there all the time

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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    looks like the theatre doesn't open till 4 so that won't work.


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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    perfect games?


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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Try the Pi Phi house. Hey-O!!!!



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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Here is the North Grand Theatre

    Cinemark - Theatre Detail - Cinemark North Grand 5

    Don't have their movies up for saturday yet.



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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Perfect Games would probably be your best bet. Have the kids bring enough cash for game tokens or bowling.



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    Re: Looking for something cheap to do in Ames Saturday

    Looks like Kidfest is going, as well as The Magic Schoolbus:

    Amesparents.com

    That's a great site, and you can follow them on Facebook.


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