Today’s picks for political and civic nerds. 

Farcical politics ensue at the Grand Illusion this weekend, with multiple screenings of Woody Allen's classic parody of revolution.

For Saturday:

Resolutions for a Greener Seattle

Add a 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.

For Friday:

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.

And for Today:

Democrats Who Lunch

Join the 34th District Democrats for their first luncheon and political discussion of the new year.

First Thursday 34th District Democrats Meeting, Thu Jan 3, 11:30am–1pm, Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 SW Barton St, West Seattle, $8.

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