JANUARY 2017 - VOL.1

Experience "In Bocca," our Culinary and Culture Series

We invite you to experience "In Bocca," our culinary, culture and lifestyle series at Ristorante Boccaccio in the Columbus Centre, designed to celebrate the Italian Culinary Arts. We've enhanced our very popular culinary theme-nights based on various regions in Italy with the addition of a special cultural or lifestyle presentation.
Buon appetito!

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Health & Fitness

Make 2017 your healthiest year yet! Join the Columbus Centre Athletic Club now with our special New Year's promotional offer of $0 Down/$39.00 month* and enjoy a FREE Personal Training Session.

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Winter term classes are beginning for the Columbus Centre School of Music and Adult Art Programs. Contact us at 416-789-7011 ext. 244/248 or dagostino@villacharities.com/cultural@villacharities.com to register or for more information.

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Looking for something fun to do this March Break? Columbus Centre is the place to be!

Beginning Jan. 16, enroll in one of the camps offered by the Cultural Arts Department, and join us for a week of fun-filled activities. All-day camps are available for children of all ages. Click here for more information.

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It's a new year and our classes for 2017 begin this week. We are excited to see everyone back in the studio and look forward to another incredible year at DanzArts Toronto to create, dance and inspire!

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Visit the Joseph D. Carrier Gallery and buy original artwork by 14 exceptional mixed media artists at affordable prices! The "Christmas Studio Art Exhibit" studio clear out exhibit continues to January 30, so don't miss your chance to purchase a unique piece at a great value.

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Tickets to The Venetian Ball are on sale now! For information, please click here.

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There were lots of festive activities and celebrations over the holiday season for the residents and staff of Villa Colombo Toronto. Villa Colombo Toronto hosted their annual "fill the fountain" campaign and collected over 1,600 lbs of food for the Daily Bread Food Bank, to help the fight against hunger in Toronto.

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Villa Charities is pleased to introduce a new feature in which we share news, special offers and information from our partner organizations in the community. The feature, to appear regularly, supports Villa Charities' mission "to celebrate and promote the Italian Heritage, Culture, Language, Arts, Food and Family Values." We hope you enjoy!

Special Offer For "Waltzes & Overtures"
Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra

Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra presents a program of Italian opera repertoire including Verdi, Puccini, Strauss, Lehar and Mascagni on
Sunday, February 5 at 3pm at the Columbus Centre. There is a 20% discount for Columbus Centre members with promo code GTPOWO (valid only for online purchases).

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upcoming events

Central Italy Earthquake Relief Fund

In Bocca

Calabria Night with Olive Oil Expert Angelo Tramonti
Friday, January 20
Tickets: $95.00

San Valentino Night with Baritone Paolo Busato
Tuesday, February 14
Tickets: $75.00

For Reservations call: 416-789-5555

Health & Fitness

Join for $0 Down/$39 Month
& Free Personal Training Session

Columbus Centre Aquatics

Winter Programs
Information and Program Registration: 416-789-7011 x215

Art & Culture

Adult Art Classes - Winter Program
Painting, Acrylic, Charcoal & Oil Workshops
Tuesdays 1:00-4:00pm or
Contact: dagostino@villacharities.com or
416-789-7011 x244

Columbus Centre School of Music
Register for Winter Term private lessons
Monday to Saturday
Contact: dagostino@villacharities.com or
416-789-7011 x244

DanzArts Toronto - Recreational Dance Program
Contact: 416-789-7011 x250 or dance@danzartstoronto.com 


March Break Camps
March 13-17
Early Bird Registration: Jan. 16-27
Contact: dagostino@villacharities.com or
416-789-7011 x244/x248

Carrier Gallery

Variations on the Landscape
Works by A. Susan Colomvakos & Joe Rich
  Now to Jan. 23

Christmas Studio Art Exhibit
Works by 14 artists
  Now to Jan.30

Still Waters En Plein Air
Miriam Melamed

Lower Gallery
 Now to Feb. 5


The Venetian Ball
March 30, 2017
Click here for tickets and information
416-789-7011 x321

Save the Dates!
Giro Cycling Event:
May 28, 2017

Villa Charities Golf Classic:
June 22, 2017

Columbus Centre

Columbus Centre
Fall & Winter program guide
Now available at Columbus Centre

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