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5 things to do this weekend: Puppets, night market

Below is a list of events happening in Toronto (Feb. 1-3, 2013):

For families: Help Clay & Pepper Theatre build, paint and decorate wearable puppets for their Puppets on Ice event at the Dufferin Grove Park skating rink at the end of the month. No experience needed. Clay & Pepper Theatre studio, 35 Strachan Ave. Sunday. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Free. clayandpapertheatre.org

For visitors: No Red Rose here. Toronto’s first tea festival will showcase hundreds of loose-leaf varieties with traditional Korean and Chinese tea ceremonies, tastings and talks. Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. Saturday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $15. teafestivaltoronto.com

For singles: Midnight Mrkt is a pop-up bazaar with music, street food and drink. For sale: vintage clothes, jewelry, art and housewares. 2nd Floor, 461 King St. W. Friday. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover. facebook.com/2ndfloorevents

For charity: Five musicians share the stage at the Drake Underground in Singing for Change, a benefit to support War Child Canada. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. Saturday. 8 p.m. $10. thedrakehotel.ca

For kicks: Local roller derby teams CN Power and Bay Street Bruisers host the Killamazoo Derby Darlins from Kalamazoo, Mich., in this cross-border double-header. The Bunker, Downsview Park, 40 Carl Hall Rd. Saturday, 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $12 advance, $18 at the door, children nine and under free. torontorollerderby.com