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5 things to do this weekend: Drink tea, eat poutine, watch Super Bowl

Patricia D'Cunha | posted Friday, Jan 30th, 2015

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Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2015

Toronto Tea Festival: Tea is more than just a beverage, it is a lifestyle. Sample different types of teas and learn what’s new from exhibitors on how to process and prepare it. You can also purchase tea and related products, and participate in a silent auction. Toronto Reference Library, Appel Salon, 789 Yonge St. Friday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Single ticket: $12 + HST; two-day pass: $20 + HST. teafestivaltoronto.com

Winterlicious: Chase away the winter blues by taking in the best of the city’s culinary delights. More than 210 restaurants are participating in this year’s event, offering three-course prix fixe lunch menus priced at $18, $23 and $28. Some of the restaurants taking part this year are Bindia Indian Bistro, Luckee by Susur Lee, La Creole and Pero Restaurant. Jan. 30 to Feb. 12. Toronto.ca/winterlicious

Walk for Memories: Enjoy music and other entertainment at the 25th annual Walk for Memories, presented by Memory Care, which is being held to raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. The 2.2-kilometre indoor walk — the largest walk for Alzheimer’s in Canada — takes place on the PATH system that begins and ends in Brookfield place. Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. alzheimertoronto.org

La Poutine Week: French fries topped with gravy and some cheese — what could be more comforting than that? Starting Sunday, the week-long foodie event, attempts to locate the best poutine offerings across the city. Try them out and submit your vote. Some of the 21 participating eateries include Caplansky’s Delicatessen, Cut the Cheese, Monarch’s Pub and Rock Lobster. Various locations. Feb. 1-7. lapoutineweek.com

Super Bowl Sunday: Catch all the action on a big screen at Mill St. Brew Pub, as the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl 49. Sip on draught beer and eat some finger foods as you cheer on your favourite team. Distillery District. Feb. 1, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. thedistillerydistrict.com

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