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Seattle Pet Expo: Pet-related information, exhibits, vendors, speakers, discounted dog vaccinations, microchipping and flea prevention, rescue groups’ mega-adoption event, pets welcome, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle; free (

Evergreen State Spring Festival: Carnival, 4-10 p.m. Friday, April 25, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, April 27; fair with entertainment, Kids Zone featuring Science on Wheels exhibit, beer garden, root beer garden, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; free admission (360-805-6700 or

Dance Around the World: Performances from around the world, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26, Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or

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“The Other Woman”: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in Nick Cassavetes’ romantic comedy about three women plotting revenge. It has late-night previews Thursday, April 24, and opens Friday, April 25 at several theaters.

“The Railway Man”: Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in this drama about a British army officer who confronts his World War II labor-camp tormentor. It opens Friday, April 25 at the Grand Cinema and Lincoln Square Cinemas.

“Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil LeClercq”: Award-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski’s documentary about the ballerina Tanaquil LeClerca. It opens Friday, April 25, at the Varsity.

“Brick Mansions”: Set in a “dystopian Detroit,” this crime drama stars Paul Walker as an undercover cop seeking to bring his father’s killer to justice. It also has late-night previews Thursday, April 24, and opens Friday, April 25 at several theaters.

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For more fun this weekend, see Friday’s Weekend Plus. For advance planning, see Sunday’s NW Traveler.

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