Weekend Preview: A bike sale, carnival and food-truck roundup
A lineup of entertainment options for the weekend of June 8-10, 2012. The options include the Goodwill Cyclist Sale, free day at State Parks and National Parks free entrance day. Films opening Friday include "Prometheus," "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Safety Not Guaranteed."
Goodwill Cyclist Sale: More than 250 bikes for all ages at affordable prices, mountain, road, hybrid, vintage and cruisers plus biking clothing and accessories, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Goodwill Store, 1400 S. Lane St., Seattle (206-329-1000 or www.seattlegoodwill.org).
Free day at State Parks: Visit Washington State Parks for free, no Discover Pass required, National Get Outdoors Day, Saturday (www.discoverpass.wa.gov).
National Parks free entrance day: Free entrance to America's National Parks, Get Outdoors Day, Saturday (www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm).
At the movies
"Prometheus": This "is-it-or-isn't-it-an-'Alien'-prequel" film from director Ridley Scott stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron. It has midnight previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
"Moonrise Kingdom": The new film from director Wes Anderson concerns two 12-year-olds who run away during the summer of 1965. It features Frances McDormand, Edward Norton, Bruce Willis and Bill Murray. It opens Friday at the Guild 45th and Lincoln Square Cinemas.
"Safety Not Guaranteed": A sold-out hit at the (just closing) Seattle International Film Festival, this indie comedy follows three magazine employees and a man seeking someone to join him for some time travel. It opens Friday at several theaters.
"Peace Love and Misunderstanding": In this comedy from director Bruce Beresford ("Driving Miss Daisy," "Tender Mercies"), Catherine Keener plays a lawyer who reunites with her mother (Jane Fonda). Opens Friday at the Varsity Theatre.
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted": Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith once again lend their voices to the animals trying to get back to the Central Park Zoo in this second sequel in the animated series. It also has midnight previews Thursday, and opens Friday at several theaters (at many in 3D).
"Oslo, August 31st": This Norwegian drama follows a recovering heroin addict. It opens Friday at the Sundance Cinemas.
"The Day He Arrives": A Korean drama about a teacher who arrives in Seoul. It opens Friday at the Northwest Film Forum.
For reviews and showtimes, go to seattletimes.com/movies or to Friday's Weekend Plus section.
For more fun this weekend, see Friday's Weekend Plus.
For advance planning, see Sunday's NW Traveler.