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Dancing and nature | Weekend Preview

Activities for the weekend of Feb. 14-16, 2014, include Valentine’s Day tango lessons, a full-moon walk and fee-free days at National Parks and the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Films opening include “Winter’s Tale” and “RoboCop.”

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Valentine’s Day Tango: Intro dance lesson for couples, 8:30 p.m.; Argentine wine tasting, 6-9 p.m.; tango dance, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, The Tin Table, 915 E. Pine St., Seattle; $20/lesson and dance; $15/dance only, at the door (

Full-Moon Walk: Guided walk to explore the park like a nocturnal animal, for ages 8 and older, children accompanied by adult, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, Discovery Park, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle; $5, preregister (206-386-4236 or

Fees Waived, National Parks and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest: Fee-free days National Parks and National Forest day-use sites for Presidents Day weekend including Mount Rainier and Olympic National Park, Saturday-Monday, Feb. 15-17 (


“RoboCop”: Joel Kinnaman (“The Killing”) stars in this remake of the sci-fi action drama about half man/machine Alex Murphy. It opened Wednesday, Feb. 12, at several theaters.

“Winter’s Tale”: This film adaptation of Mark Helprin’s novel is a romantic drama set in New York in 1895, 1916 and 2014, starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay. It has late-night previews Thursday, Feb. 13, and opens Friday, Feb. 14, at several theaters.

“Endless Love”: A remake of the 1981 romantic drama that stars Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde as teenagers in love. It also has late-night previews Thursday, Feb. 13, and opens Friday, Feb. 14, at several theaters.

“About Last Night”: Another remake. This one was originally a David Mamet play that was adapted into a 1986 movie and is now remade as a modern romantic comedy starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant. It also has late-night previews Thursday, Feb. 13, and opens Friday, Feb. 14, at several theaters.

For reviews and showtimes, go to 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.

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