Activities for the weekend of Feb. 6-8, 2015, include Mystery Book Exchange, Lunar New Year celebrations and Kidstock. Films opening include “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water” and “Mommy.”
Mystery Book Exchange: Bring gently used mystery books and DVDs to swap, or buy books and DVDs for $1-$2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (phinneycenter.org/events/bookxchange.html).
Lunar New Year Fair: Festivities start with a Lion Dance, guest speakers and firecrackers outside the museum, with art activities, games, story time in the museum, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; museum admission $9.95-$14.95 (206-623-5124 or wingluke.org).
First Saturday: Lunar New Year: Drop-in art activities, martial arts performances, music, dress-up, sketching tour of museum galleries, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; animated movie “Kung Fu Panda,” 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle; free admission for families (206-654-3100 or seattleartmuseum.org).
Kidstock: Performances including Recess Monkey, 9:45 a.m.; Book-It Repertory Theatre “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” 11 a.m.; The Not-Its, 12:15 p.m.; Bailadores de Bronce, 1:30 p.m.; arts-education workshops, bounce house and other activities for kids, food vendors, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; free, preregistration requested, not required (425-275-9595 or edmondscenterforthearts.org/ecaeducation/kidstock).
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“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water”: An animated sequel based on the popular television show. It has previews Thursday, Feb. 5, and opens Friday, Feb. 6, at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Jupiter Ascending”: The latest sci-fi/adventure from the Wachowskis (“The Matrix” films) stars Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis and Sean Bean. It also has previews Thursday, Feb. 5, and opens Friday, Feb. 6, at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Love, Rosie”: A romantic comedy based on the epistolary novel by Irish author Cecelia Ahearn. It opens Friday, Feb. 6, at Southcenter 16.
“Seventh Son”: Another fantasy/adventure film. This one stars Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Kit Harrington and Jeff Bridges. It also has previews Thursday, Feb. 5, and opens Friday, Feb. 6, at several theaters (at many in 3D).
“Mommy”: Xavier Dolan’s family drama about a battle between a mother and son. It opens Friday, Feb. 6, at the Guild 45th.
“Human Capital”: This Italian film is a tale of two families. It opens Friday, Feb. 6, at the SIFF Cinema Film Center.
“The Duke of Burgundy”: Director Peter Strickland’s drama about a utopia populated entirely by women. It opens Friday, Feb. 6, at the SIFF Cinema Upotwn.