Watch the Rupert Rampage take on the Terrace River Kings at the Jim Ciccone arena Saturday night.

What to do in Rupert this weekend

Wondering what fun-filled entertainment to indulge in Prince Rupert over the weekend?

Rampage face off River Kings on home ice

This could be another chance to see the Rampage hammer the Terrace River Kings for the third straight time. The puck drops at 7 p.m. Saturday night at the Jim Ciccone ice arena. Tickets $10.

AFFNO hosts its 6th annual Murder Mystery on Saturday night at The Crest.

Snakes Alive! 6th Annual Murder Mystery

Take part in the interactive game where the guests try to find out who among them is secretly playing the murderer or the criminal — snakes are also involved in this rendition. Although the party is being thrown by the Association des Francophone et Francophile du Nord-Ouest’s (AFFNO) as a fundraiser, the event will be in English. The mystery begins at 7 p.m. at The Crest Hotel, where there will also be loonie, dessert and silent auctions. Appetizers are included in the ticket price. Purchase tickets at Cook’s Jewellers for $30 per person, or at the door for $35. For more details from AFFNO call 250-627-1313 or affno@citywest.ca

Peewee Rep starts up

Make it an all-day hockey Saturday by watching the PRMHA Peewee Rep team open up its season against Fraser Lake at 10:00 a.m. at the Jim Ciccone ice arena. Free.

Minor basketball tournament

There’s not too many things cuter than watching eight and nine-year-olds dribble and shoot hoops. The minor basketball tournament will have games from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, showcasing players from Grade 3 right up through Grade 12. The venue is at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. Free

Public swim

Ridley Island Terminals Inc. is sponsoring a free public swim for all ages at the Earl Mah Aquatic Centre on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thai restaurant opens for business

Explore Southeast Asia with your taste buds on Saturday when the new Aroy-D Thai restaurant starts cooking for Rupertites. Make sure to ask for extra “pet” if you like spicy dishes. The menu offers some of Thailand’s best with “Pad See-Ew,” flat rice noodles with Thai soya sauce, veggies and choice of meat, “Som Tum,” shredded green papaya with fresh chilli, dried shrimp, tomatoes and peanuts, and “Panang Curry” with coconut milk, choice of meat, green peas and kaffir lime leaves. Starting this weekend, the kitchen will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m Monday to Thursday. Aroy-D is on 243 3rd Avenue West. Contact at 250-627-7188 or aroydpr@gmail.com

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