Friday (Dec. 25)
Tale of Moses comes to Capitol Theater
Join Temple Beth Hatfiloh and the Olympia Film Society at the presentation of “The Prince of Egypt” in a 4 p.m. screening Friday (Dec. 25) at the Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia. The DreamWorks production features the vocal talents of Ralph Fiennes, Patrick Stewart, Michelle Pfeiffer and others in the retelling of the Book of Exodus and Egyptian Prince Moses. The temple will be holding its annual clothing drive, so bring new or gently used blankets, coats, socks and sweaters with you to the theater. There also will be a bake sale. Tickets are $8, $5 for society members and $4 for children 12 and younger. For more information, go to olympiafilmsociety.org.
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‘Let’s Go to the Movies’
Bring the kids out for the final screening of the Olympia Film Society Kids’ Club series on Saturday. John Huston’s “Annie” is being shown at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE., Olympia. The 1982 musical stars Albert Finney and Carol Burnett. Tickets are $8, $5 for society members and free for children 12 and younger. Go to olympiafilmsociety.org for more information.
Saturday — Sunday
The Return of the holiday Bizarre
De-stress, laugh and enjoy great holiday music at Dr. Lauren’s Holiday Bizarre II this weekend. It will be a time to unwind, enjoy the twinkling environment, learn stress-tolerance techniques and get beauty and fashion tips all with a touch of humor. Dr. Lauren will be joined by special guest Sarah Lynn. There will be two sessions — a 21-and-over event 7:30 p.m. Saturday and an all-ages show 4 p.m. Sunday. The shows will be at The Urban Onion, 116 Legion Way SE, Olympia. Tickets are $7 through brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Bring donations of hand-warmers, sanitary and health items, hats, and gloves for the Downtown Ambassadors to distribute.
Turn out for the Page
With a love for music with a little political bend plus busking, Jim Page brings his music along with Orville Johnson, resonator guitar player, to Traditions Café and World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. SW, Olympia, for an 8 p.m. performance Saturday. Tickets are $15, $10 student and low income. For more information, call 360-705-2819.
Funkify your season
Known for their compositions and improvisation, Amy Denio on alto sax, clarinet and bass, with Tarik Abouzied on drums, bring their jazz and funk music to the stage at Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N., Olympia. Come out for the 8 p.m. show on Monday. Sponsored by Olympia Jazz Central, a $5 donation is suggested. Go to facebook.com/events/987173858014746.
Sunday (Dec. 27)
Urban planning on the silver screen
Olympians for People-Oriented Places will host a special screening of films from the New Urbanism Film Festival, originally held in Los Angeles. The films are dedicated to urban planning from the pedestrian perspective and encourage discussion locally. The family event is at Stable Studios, 607 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday. It will be a potluck affair. The event is free, donations will be accepted. Go to facebook.com/events/196424387361881 for more information.