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Movies, gardens and pets | Community Corner

Community events for the weekend of Feb. 23-24, include Celluloid Movie Day at MOHAI, Kubota Garden Art Walk and a Total Experience Gospel Choir concert.

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MOHAI Movie Day

Movie screenings, programs and activities for all ages to highlight the special exhibit “Celluloid Seattle: A City at the Movies,” including Make-Your-Own Movie activity, guided exhibit tours with Seattle film-industry insiders, screenings of the 1933 movie “Tugboat Annie” starring the tugboat Arthur Foss that’s moored at Lake Union Park outside the museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $12-$14, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or

Kubota Garden Art Walk: Feet First walking-advocacy group hosts tour for all ages of Japanese garden, 10 a.m. Saturday, Kubota Garden Park, 9600 Renton Ave. S., Seattle; free (

Pacific NW Yo-Yo Championship: Yo-yo competition for all levels, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, register to participate 10-11 a.m., Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (206-684-7200 or

Total Experience Gospel Choir: Performance to celebrate Black History Month, 1 p.m. Saturday, Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (

The “Acatemy” Awards: Free adoption of black cats and tuxedo (black and white) cats in celebration of the Academy Awards, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-649-7563 or

Northwest Flower & Garden Show: Display gardens with “The Silver Screen Takes Root: Gardens Go Hollywood” theme, seminars, 350 vendors, PlayGarden activities for kids, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $20, $5/ages 13-17, ages 12 and younger free; $10/admission after 3 p.m. Saturday, after 2 p.m. Sunday (

Gold, Gem and Mineral Show: Washington Prospectors Mining Association display of gold, jewelry, gems and minerals; information on gold and prospecting; door prizes; vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. S.E., Monroe; $5 (

Sundays are Special: Craft activity and snacks to celebrate that all Seattle Public Library branches are now open 1-5 p.m. Sundays; South Park Library, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle (206-615-1688 or

SJCC Purim Carnival: All invited to celebration with “Purim Land” for kids 5 and younger, music, entertainment, costume contest, carnival games, inflatable toys, lunch for sale, noon Sunday, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island; free (206-232-7115 or

Compiled by Madeline McKenzie

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