Children’s films from around the world Dec. 27-28, 2-3:30 p. m.
Eleven films for children age 3 and older will be screened, including those from Russia, Germany, Portugal and France (same films both days). Some film use subtitles, but children do not need to be able to reach to enjoy them. This program is in partnership with the Children’s Film Festival. Free. Central Library’s Microsoft Auditorium, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1. Information: (206) 386-4675 or www.spl.org
Dec. 27, 7-10 p. m.
Reel Grrls breaks in its new Pioneer Square storefront with karaoke inside a giant snow globe. Singers can perform from a long song list (including holiday favorites) in the provided costumes. 406 Occidental Ave. S. Information: (206) 3232-0693 or reelgrrls.org/events
Matinee Eiga Sundays
Sundays, 2 p. m., through January The Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington is revitalizing the tradition of watching Japanese and Japanese-American movies like “Shall We Dance?”(1996) and “A Scene at the Sea” (1991) with Matinee Eiga (movie) Sundays. Tickets: $3/$
A scene from The Fremont Players’ production of “Sleeping Beauty & the Pea,” performed this summer at the Oregon Country Fair. Photo by Alison Snyder
‘Sleeping Beauty and the Pea’ in British panto
Weekends, through Jan. 13
The Fremont Players are celebrating 10 years of production holiday British panto shows with this family-appropriate production that combines two fairy tales into one. Tickets: $6/$12. Hale’s Palladium, 4301 Leary Way N. W. Tickets: (800) 838-3006 or www.BrownPaperTickets.com