Activities for the weekend of Feb. 19-22, 2015, include Seattle Home Show, Lunar New Year Celebration, Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival, Tet Festival Vietnamese Lunar New Year. Films opening include “McFarland” and “The Last Five Years.”
Seattle Home Show: Hundreds of home and garden displays, daily “Meet the Experts” seminars, “Made in America” feature, the newest in building products and materials, landscape displays, living green, arts and crafts and home decorating ideas; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 21-22, CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $3-$12 (425-467-0960 or SeattleHomeShow.com).
Lunar New Year Celebration Year of the Sheep: Cultural activities and games, entertainment including Lion and Dragon dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts and Children’s Costume Parade and Contest, Food Walk $2 tasting menu at location restaurants, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (cidbia.org).
Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival: Nature Conservancy bird watching tours, self-guided birding walks, speakers, educational activities for kids, art show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, Stanwood (snowgoosefest.org).
Tet Festival Vietnamese Lunar New Year: Opening with traditional lion dance, drums and firecrackers, arts and crafts vendors and activities, cooking demonstrations, food vendors, entertainment, martial arts, Miss Vietnam Washington Pageant, children’s activities, health fair, Li Xi (Lucky Money) giveaways, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 21-22, Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle (206-684-7200 or seattlecenter.com/festal).
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“McFarland, USA”: Kevin Costner stars in this sports drama about the 1987 McFarland High School cross-country team. It has previews Thursday, Feb. 19, and opens Friday, Feb. 20, at several theaters.
“Hot Tub Time Machine 2”: A sequel to the 2010 time traveling hot tub comedy that stars Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson and Adam Scott. It also has previews Thursday, Feb. 19, and opens Friday, Feb. 20, at several theaters.
“What We Do in the Shadows”: This mockumentary/comedy concerns three vampire housemates trying to cope with modern society. It opens Friday, Feb. 20, at the Sundance Cinemas.
“Girlhood”: A French coming-of-age tale from writer-director Céline Sciamma. It opens Friday, Feb. 20, at the SIFF Cinema Uptown.
“Gangs of Wasseypur”: A two-part Indian saga that follows three generations in a family of gangsters. It opens Friday, Feb. 20, at SIFF Film Center.
“The Last: Naturo the Movie”: Earth is in jeopardy in this final chapter of the popular anime series. It opens Friday, Feb. 20, at the Grand Illusion.