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Five for Friday: February 15, 2013

by Jennifer Nachshen

The frigid weather seems to have passed (hopefully for good) and you’ve still got a cache of candy hearts left over to energize your weekend. Need some ideas for what to do? We’ve got Five for Friday.

Get Butterflies

The 15th annual Butterflies go Free exhibit runs until April 28 and features the Monarch Butterfly as the star of this year’s show.

4101 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal, 514-872-1400, www.espacepourlavie.ca

 

Sport a Tux

On Feb 16, men and women can pop on a bow tie and tails along for Tux in the City, for an elegant evening that includes a formalwear workshop and a best-dressed competition.

For tickets contact Corinne & Co at (514) 261-0899 or buy tickets online.  Galerie 2013, 227 Notre-Dame Ouest.

 

 

 

 

Load up on Candy

Your Valentine’s Day wasn’t sweet enough? Head to Freak Lunchbox to satisfy your lust for the sweet stuff.

Freak Lunchbox, 3680 Boulevard Saint Laurent 514-284-0006, www.freaklunchbox.com

 

 

Channel your Inner Nigella

The Taste star does Italian food in her new cookbook, Nigellissima, sharing recipes including Italian Roast Chicken with Peppers and Olives; Spaghetti with Tuna, Lemon and Arugula; and Nutella Cheesecake.

At Indigo.ca

 

 

Go skiing

Even though it feels as if winter will last forever, the snow will melt and it will all be over soon enough. So go skiing while you still can!

Read our posts about skiing in Vermont here: http://www.urbanexpressions.ca/tag/ski