Today's picks for political and civic nerds. 

Do your civic duty: cuddle a cute kitty. Photo via Seattle Animal Shelter

 For Sunday:

Foster a Feline

If you love kitties and/or have a lonely lap, fostering a sick or young cats just might be perfect for you. Come and learn all about this (feline) lifesaving program put on by Seattle Animal Shelter. Preregister at sasfostercatsorientation@gmail.com. 

Foster Cat Orientation, Sun Jan 6, 2–3:30pm, Seattle Animal Shelter, Upper Level Conference Room, 2061 15th Ave W, free.

For Saturday:

Resolutions for a Greener Seattle 

Add a more selfless resolution to your list by learning how you and your family can lend a hand (or however many hands your family possesses) to help restore Seattle parks and open spaces in 2013. 

New Year's Restoration Resolution, Sat Jan 5, 1–4pm, Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, Classroom #1, free.

And for Today: 

A Revolution Gone Bananas

Catch Woody Allen’s classic flick, Bananas, at the Grand Illusion for some lighthearted commentary on political activism and revolution—all set in the fictional, guerilla-filled Latin American republic of San Marcos.

'Bananas', Fri Jan 4, 7 & 9pm, Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St, $6–$8. 

Ongoing

Become a bike ambassador

Help the Cascade Bicycle Club increase awareness of cycling in the Seattle area as a paid, part-time Bike Ambassador. 

More information about Cascade Bicycle Club's Bike Ambassador Program available here.

Intern for PubliCola! 

PubliCola is looking for a news intern who's hungry for a trial-by-fire education in on-the-ground political reporting.

More details, including job details and qualifications, here

*Would you like to see your nerdy event listed on the PubliCalendar? Email the details to Katie at publicalendar@seattlemet.com.