Advance look at things to do and see the weekend of Feb. 27 through March 1

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AROUND TOWN

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, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Stanwood (snowgoosefest.org).

Polar Science Weekend: New exhibit “Investigating Arctic Ice Melt” opens Friday; Polar Science activities, demonstrations, exhibits, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; $11.50-$19.50 (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter.org).

Maker Days: Stop-Motion Animation: Bezos Center for Innovation event to tinker, experiment and create alongside experienced makers, Animate a Movie with Clay Animation Network, 11 a.m. Saturday, Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $14-$17, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai.org).

Powering Imagination: Electric Flight Symposium: Talks and displays on electric-powered flight and development of sustainable technologies for the future of aviation, featuring Erik Lindbergh, CEO of Powering Imagination and grandson of Charles Lindbergh; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or museumofflight.org).

PNA Wine Taste: Ten tastes of wine, appetizers, jazz, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $25-$30, $10/designated driver (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org/wine/index.html).

Global Heat: Hip Hop, Soul Music and Dance: Black History Month all-ages performance celebrating hip-hop, music and spoken word, 1 p.m. Saturday, Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S., Renton; $1-$3 (425-255-2330 or rentonwa.gov/living/default.aspx?id=1332).

AT THE MOVIES

“Focus”: A heist comedy starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. It has previews Thursday, Feb. 26, and opens Friday, Feb. 27, at several theaters.

“Maps to the Stars”: David Cronenberg’s new film (starring Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Olivia Williams and John Cusack) is part satire, part melodrama. It opens Friday, Feb. 27, at the Sundance Cinemas.

“The Lazarus Effect”: A thriller about a group of medical students who start to bring things back to life. It also has previews Thursday, Feb. 26, and opens Friday, Feb. 27, at several theaters.

“Red Army”: A documentary about the Soviet Union’s national ice-hockey team when Cold War tensions were running high. It opens Friday, Feb. 27, at the Sundance Cinemas.

“Song of the Sea”: This animated tale based on Irish folklore, comes from director Tomm Moore (“The Secret of Kells”), and features the voices of Brendan Gleeson and Fionnula Flanagan. It opens Friday, Feb. 27, at the Guild 45th.

“A Fuller Life”: Samantha Fuller directed this documentary about her father, the late writer-director Samuel Fuller. It opens Friday, Feb. 27, at the Grand Illusion.