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Entertainment

This page contains money saving ideas about entertainment. Ideas about books, concerts, dating, games, sporting events, dancing, movies, plays, television, parks, frugal fun and more.

Young woman smiling. Jokes 
A family opening a board game. Games 
A family eating out. Dining Out 
Father and daughter holding a kite. Advice 
A child blowing bubbles Frugal Fun 
A Couple Enjoying Popcorn and a Movie in the Theater Movies 
Stack of books. Books 
 Television 
Cheap Date Ideas, Young Couple in the Park Dating 
Closeup of soccer ball in goal. Sporting Events 
A large crowd in front of a nighttime concert with bright stage lights. Concerts 
View of couples' feet dancing. Dancing 
Audience in theater wearing 3D glasses and eating popcorn. Movie Reviews 
Water Slides at Water Park Parks 
White theaterical masks. Plays 

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Binder for Crossword Puzzles

I love crosswords and save the ones from the newspaper. Rather than have a pile of old newspapers lying about, I glue them to a piece of 3 ring paper with the answers on the back and keep them in a binder.

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Activities for Someone With MS

I have MS. I can stand, but not walk. I have the use of one hand. My husband would like to take day trips. Sometimes we take the bus to a casino. What is there to do? Beaches, swimming, hiking are out.

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Easy Games for a Group of Senior Red Hat Ladies

Do you know any games to be played sitting around a table for a group of 30 senior ladies, Red Hats. Maybe something such as memory games, cards, etc.

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Library for Free Entertainment
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Activities for an Elderly Person

My mother has macqular degeneration, problems with incontinence, dementia, and cannot walk well. Any suggestions to stimulate her mentally and physically would be greatly appreciated. She is 93 years old.

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A Gift for Mother Jokes
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Cooking Jokes
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Can't Sleep Jokes
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Moving Jokes
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Downloading Game Software
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Saving Money on Movie Rentals
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Buying Gas Jokes
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Things to Do with a Blind Companion
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Burglar Jokes
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Parrot Jokes
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What A Child Hears Joke
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Giraffe Jokes
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Astronaut Jokes
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Finding Celebrity Photos
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Friend Jokes
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Play Games Without Batteries This Summer
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Tic Card Game Rules
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Shin Jokes
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Food Jokes
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After School Childcare Activities
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Easter Jokes
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Religious Jokes
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Driving Jokes
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Entertainment and Activities for Older Adults
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Heaven Jokes
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Weekend Activities for Teens

I am a 14 year old girl looking for something to do during weekends. Money is not a problem, but I'm not looking to spend $500. Does anyone know anything?

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Duck Jokes
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Name of Old Fairytale Movie

I totally forgot the name of this movie. I think it was about a girl who was found among wolves as a little kid, maybe as a baby, and taken to a palace.

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Elevator Jokes
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Hospital Jokes
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Cooking Poems
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Vacuum Cleaner Salesman Jokes
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Making Bingo Cards
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Lawyer Jokes
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How Do You Play Croquet?

I want to learn how to play croquet. It looks like fun. Is it difficult to learn to play?

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Coroner Jokes
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Attending Air Shows
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Taking Kids to the Farmer's Market
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Playing Texas Hold-em
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Chips Game Rules

I have a game called "Chips", it comes with a bunch of card board tiles with things like: run of 3 set of 4, this chip counts as 2 free chips, and run of 6, set of 7, no wild cards.

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Find your TV Entertainment in Free Snippets

Seriously, take back all that time wasted on TV. Most reality TV can be summed up in fun and even more entertaining ways on webshows that show the choicest highlights.

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Man Jokes
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Egg Jokes
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Free Family Fun
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Patriotic Air Show (McChord Airforce Base)
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How Much Should You Tip at a Sports Bar?
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What to Do on a School Holiday

I love going to school; the only problem is, that it's a holiday for the school. I have to wait until the year is over. I'm bored and I need something to do. Please help me.

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Sponge Splash Balls
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Ideas for Outdoor Activities

How do I get outside? I love being outside. What are someone fun games to do outside? Can you tell me things to do with friends, a group, or just me? Crafts, games, anything outside. thanks:)

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Harlem Globetrotters Photos
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Calculating Tips at Restaurants
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Sponge Splash Balls
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Riding a Bike in the Winter
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Rummy Question

The first player lays down ace, two, joker hearts, The second player adds on three, four, and five of hearts and takes joker. Is this correct? Or must you leave the joker and start a new run?

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Saving Money on Entertainment
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Fun Games for an 8 Year Old

I'm a babysitter and I'm looking for a good, simple, quick game to play.

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Activity Ideas for People with Limited Movement

Please could anyone help with things to do with people with little or no movement skills?

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Inexpensive Activities for College Students
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Activities for the Elderly and Disabled
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Winter Activities For Kids
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Using an Xbox Game System
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7 Hand Rummy Rules
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Family Fun Night

We have dedicated one night a week to be our family fun night. On this night, we set up a themed dinner. The possibilities are endless and we have so much fun deciding what to do.

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Online Dating Tips
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Finding Christmas Activities
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Favorite Books

What is the best book you have ever read, fiction, that you still remember even though it may have been many years ago and why did you like it?

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Inexpensive Holiday Game Ideas

With the holidays fast approaching, and the family being of various ages, from 8 to 80, I would love some ideas to keep everyone entertained and have some fun too! Thanks for anything you can come up with that would not be to expensive.

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Egg Carton Mancala Game
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Outdoor Games
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Using Your Public Library
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Activities When Babysitting a Five Year Old

I'm babysitting a 5 year old girl from 10:00am to 8:00pm every single day. She has gotten bored with most things we do, so I need something creative and I prefer it to be inside, because it's way too hot.

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DVD Suggestions

I don't watch much TV and haven't been to the movies in years. I do a huge freezer cooking session in the summer while the kids are at grandma's. During that time, I'd like to rent some DVDs to have on while I am cooking. I like shows like NCIS, CSI and historical documentaries. Any suggestions beside NCIS, CSI, and no Law and Order. I would appreciate suggestions for the documentaries especially. Thanks!

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Geocaching Tips and Tricks
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Jigsaw Puzzle Tips and Tricks
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Maximize Your Popcorn Butter at the Movies

If your movie has a do-it-yourself butter dispenser, you probably hate all the butter soaking the top of the popcorn, while the rest remains dry. Poke one of the theater's straws into the bag, then hold it under the butter spigot.

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Jigsaw Puzzles Tips

As you may already know, the first thing you do when putting together a jigsaw puzzle is to go through and sort out all the flat border pieces by putting them in a separate box.

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Teen Summer Fun Ideas

My friend and I are 15 and 16, we are looking for fun ideas to do during the summer with our friends (boys and girls). We have access to some driving. We would appreciate any ideas! Thank you.

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Saving Money on Museum Memberships
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Science Museum Memberships are Worth it
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Rules for Agony Card Game

In Agony if player A has J, Q, K, and joker of spades, can player B discard the ace of spades?

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Link: Free Online Jigsaw Puzzles

If you like working jigsaw puzzles you'll really like this site! It's free, easy to navigate and has both a random option and oodles of specific puzzles to choose from including how many pieces.

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Blowing up a Balloon with Baking Soda and Vinegar
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Family Pizza Night

Combine frugality and fun by starting family fun night in the kitchen. Get all of the family together and make pizzas from the leftovers in the refrigerator and a few of the family's favorite toppings.

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Save Money When Dining Out, But Don't Go Home Without Dessert

A frugal lifestyle involves eating more meals at home since dining out is usually an expensive adventure. Whenever you do decide to splurge on a restaurant meal, you can do so more frugally by choosing to drink water...

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Share Music With Each Other

For family fun, we all go down to the basement and the kids bring their iPods. They each take turns picking their favorite music, and we crank up the volume while we play pool or ping pong.

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Board Games On Family Night

I raised 3 sons, and Tuesday night was Fun Night. They could choose one board or other game. They took turns for 3 weeks. The fourth week, we played Charades.

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Building a Snowman
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Saving Money on an HD Antenna
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Saving Money at Restaurants
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Finding Low Cost Family Activities
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Joke: Have You Ever Seen One Of These?

My son and I were in the thrift shop looking at movies. My son tapped on my shoulder to get my attention. When I turned to look at him, he was holding a record. He said to me "Have you ever seen one of these things before!"

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Joke: Cooks Are Cruel

Why are cooks so cruel?

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Fun Drama Games

My daughter and her friends go to drama classes and they're all having a sleepover. Has anyone got any drama game ideas?

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Christmas Related Word Puzzle

Please unscramble the following:

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Making Shutter Bingo Cards

At family gatherings we play bingo. I print out the cards on the computer, everyone gets a card and a pencil, but each card is only good for one game. I would like to use shutter bingo cards because they are reusable and I could eliminate all those pencils, but shutter cards are very expensive.

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Frugal Refurbished Ereader

You may not consider the purchase of an ereader as frugal but in my case, it is. Our "local" library is 60 mile round trip. Then the books have to be returned. Consequently I've not been able to enjoy reading a book in several years.

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Saving Money on Tickets
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Line Cup Holders With Napkins for Movie Popcorn

When I take my 3 grand babies to the movies, I line the cup holders with napkins and fill them with popcorn. They work like individual small bowls for the kids. We don't have to keep passing the bucket back and forth between us.

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Refill Your Popcorn At End Of Movie

When seeing a movie at the theater, I usually end up buying a large popcorn for an additional 75 cents more to get a free refill, but I never really refill it. So, you not only paid big bucks for a movie, but you just lost an additional 75 cents.

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Spending Less on Entertainment
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Capt. Mel Anderson's Alaskan Whale Stew

If you make this, please let me know how it is!

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Quiz Lovers Paradise

The standard online Merriam-Webster dictionary has oodles of assorted free fun knowledge quizzes you can take. The categories include quizzes such as Visual Vocabulary, Memory, Attention, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical and Encyclopedia.

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Joke: Barbecued Alaska Polar Bear Grunts

Grunts must be genuine Alaskan polar bear grunts. Do not mistake a growl for a grunt. That could be fatal. Grunts should be taken only by an experienced grunt hunter who can tell a grunt from a growl.

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Instructions for PIT Card Game

I have a vintage PIT card game by Parker Brothers, dated 1964. Does anyone have the instructions?

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Fast Food Milk Bottle Game

I washed and saved up bottles from fast food milk and made a few children's games:

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Have A Movie Night

You would be surprised at how many movies/DVDs are available. You can get rid of old movies you really don't want anymore, and get new ones for the cost of postage.

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Free Entertainment Ideas
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Cheap Date Ideas
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Playing Scrabble with a Theme

Regular Scrabble, although great, can be made more fun with a theme. Give bonus points when someone comes up with a word directly relating to the theme.

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Shop Around For HDMI Cables

Meritline.com has loads of goodies at really great prices. They have a daily sale. You might like LocoBuy.com too. In addition, Google or Bing the cable you want and see what comes up.

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Take A Short Car Ride
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Scrabble - Cooking Edition

If you like word games and you like food and/or cooking then you're really going to love Scrabble Cooking Edition! I am asking for one for Christmas. Oh, and if you know other word loving foodies your Christmas gift is solved for them too :-)

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Favorite Books

What is/are your most favorite book(s) that you've ever read or are reading now?

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Sign Up for Library Alerts

Many libraries have a "pre-minder" service. You sign up to receive an email, text message, or automated phone call a few days before your materials are due. At that point you can go online and renew your items.

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Have It Your Way Pizza

The other evening, after a long and very unsuccessful garage sale, my husband and I were craving a quick and easy meal, pizza. However, because we had taken in so little cash, we were loathe to spend the $22.00 our local pizzeria charges for our favourite "loaded" veggie pizza.

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Saving Money At The Movie Theater

Call your theater or check online. There are two theaters in our town and one in a town about 40 miles away that all have a super deal on movies between 4:00 and 5:30. The tickets are only $5 for any movie playing during that time.

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