The Weekend Guide

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Stretch your limits.

Pure Barre Capitol Hill Opens
The popular fitness studio now has a fourth location.
Why: Get in on the New Year’s challenge and complete 50 classes in 60 days to win a prize pack and $200 worth of classes.
When: Class times vary.
Where: 1222 E. Pine St. (206-935-7873).

The Download
What: Apps, films, books, and more Web fodder that caught our eye.
Why: Sundance films you can stream now, an app that journals for you, and a kitty cat impression of Jennifer Lawrence at the Globes.
When: It’s kitten time.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Whim W’him
The contemporary dance company kicks off its fifth season with new performances, including two from famed choreographer Olivier Wevers.
Why: Spanish guest choreographer Juanjo Arques shows his work for the first time in the U.S.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Cornish Playhouse, Seattle Center, 201 Mercer St. (206-726-5113). Tickets ($15-$30) at whimwhim.org.

Marigold and Mint
All cookbooks and design books at this charming shop are 30 percent off during the month of January.
Why: A bookworm like you never needs an excuse to pick up new inspiration, such as Mast Brothers Chocolate and Southern Makers.
When: Thru Jan. 31. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1531 Melrose Ave. (206-682-3111).

Haystack Antiques
The Bellevue antiques mall hosts the Haggle Fair — meet the vendors and use your persuasive skills to make a deal on what you’re eyeing.
Why: Vintage books, vases, rugs, tables, signs, silver, and decor galore.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 144 105th Ave. NE (425-455-1515).

Cupcake Royale’s Cupcaking Mix
You can taste the shop’s addictive desserts on demand if you pick up its make-at-home kit ($19.50), which includes cupcake mix, sprinkles, and a pint of buttercream frosting in your choice of pink vanilla, chocolate, or salted caramel.
Why: The cute packaging is ready to gift — or toss when you bake a batch for your favorite sweet tooth.
When: Store hours vary.
Where: At cupcakeroyale.com and Cupcake Royale locations.

Photo: Courtesy of Pure Barre

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Seattle, WA 98122
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