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BY TONI SIMS, CBS Houston
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Want to have fun on a budget? Well, if you’re strapped for cash and don’t want to break the bank, here’s a list of fun and affordable things to do this weekend.

1. Comedy Sportz: Unscripted

The Unscripted series mixes up Hollywood blockbusters and classic stories to create hilariously raunchy parodies you’ve never seen before. Because of adult-oriented language and graphic miming, Unscripted shows are limited to adults ages 17+. The event is April, 26 to July 27. Location: Town and Country Blvd. Houston, TX 77024. Adult Admission: $12. For more information Visit Event Website

2. East Meets West XI

Experience a mesmerizing evening of East Meets West.  Dance of Asian America and Mitsi Dancing School bring you the latest award-winning choreography from China.  Revolve Dance Company, Houston Ballet II and Ad Deum Dance Company bring excitement from the west with elegant contemporary and modern dance and ballroom dance. This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm.  The event is April, 27 at the Miller Outdoor Theatre 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030. Times: 8:15pm; for more information please Visit Event Website.

3.  Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk is dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. Join us  as we walk to raise crucial research dollars for the millions of people fighting Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. The event is Saturday, April 27, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Location: Anheuser-Busch Stage. For more information visit http://www.discoverygreen.com/514136

4. Kaval Boat Rides Kinder Lake

Each kayak will be piloted by one of our professional guides. Children must be signed in by a parent or guardian, no exceptions. Parents, you don’t have to ride if you do not want to. Our kayaks will take up to two children or one adult and one child at a time for a total of three people including the guide. Price: $5 per person. The event is  April, 27 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Lindsey Waterside Landi. For more information visit http://www.discoverygreen.com/792664

5. Blissful Warrior Yoga

Blissful Warrior Yoga, taught by Jerry and Michelle, will unwind and rehabilitate you as well as challenge and strengthen you. Blissful Warrior Yoga brings together elements of tai chi, kung fu, balance techniques, and energy building poses. No pre-registration required. The event is Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 9 a.m. Located at Anheuser-Busch Stage. For more information visit http://www.discoverygreen.com/807030

6. Discovery Hoop Dance

Have a blast while burning calories! Bring an adult sized hula hoop. If you are having trouble locating one, please RSVP for a loaner hoop at http://www.discoverhooping.com. Our instructor can recommend local/online locations for hoop purchase so you can get yourself into a HOOP! No pre-registration. Location: Anheuser-Busch Stage; Sunday, April 28, 2013 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. For more information visit http://www.discoverygreen.com/790824

7. Main Event

Grab a group of friends or your kids and have a blast at Main Events. There’s bowling, laser tag, cafe & bar and much more! Get a Spring Break Fun Pass “all you can play” starting at $15.95 per person. Opens early at 9 a.m. For more information visit http://www.mainevent.com

8. Launch Off With Space Center Houston

Space Jam with one of Houston’s main attractions. Space Center has educational programs, attractions and exhibits. It offers entertainment that your entire family can enjoy;  NASA Tour, and Blast Off Theater, and Starship Gallery. Open daily, general admission by purchasing your ticket online. Space Center Houston is located at 1601 NASA Road 1, Houston, TX 77058. To learn more about Space Center Houston visit http://www.spacecenter.org/

9. Catch a Matinee at Studio Movie and Grill in CityCentre

A movie, food, and drinks, and paying for multiple people can get expensive. Save cash on movie, food and drinks by catching a movie before 6 p.m. General admission for matinée: Adults and students $7.75, children $ 6.75. Admission before noon is only $6! Food prices varies. For more movies details visit http://www.studiomoviegrill.com/default.aspx

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