Columbus Centre/Villa Charities Redevelopment
Share the Excitement as we Reimagine the Columbus Centre!

REIMAGINE the Columbus Centre with us! Be a part of creating a new hub of Italian heritage, culture and community in Toronto with a state-of-the-art facility offering enhanced programs. It will be a gathering place for all generations, now and in the future. Visit our website today to learn more about our vision for 2020. Show your support and share the excitement: Wear a campaign button. Post a lawn sign. And use the hashtag #ReimagineCC2020. Everything you need is at the Columbus Centre!


RFP Issued for Community Consultation Consultant

More than 30 consulting firms at this time have reviewed the Request For Proposal that was issued for an independent, third-party facilitator to manage the community consultation project. The consultation process, which is planned to begin by mid-October, will allow for broad community input into a renewed Columbus Centre that meets the needs of current and future generations.



Join us in Celebrating the Columbus Centre's 37th Birthday

The Columbus Centre is turning 37 and we're inviting the community to celebrate with us in our lobby on Tuesday, October 10 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Be sure to drop by for free treats and swag!


Reserve Your Table for our Sicily Theme Night Dinner!

Our culinary journey through Italy continues with the Sicily Theme Night Dinner on Friday, October 20 at Ristorante Boccaccio. Enjoy a gourmet prix-fixe meal, including wine pairings from the region. Tickets are $95 per person, including tax and gratuities. Book your table today!


New Menu Items Now Available at  Caffè Cinquecento

Caffè Cinquecento has introduced a variety of new menu items alongside traditional favourites, including panini, wraps, salads, new pizzas, homemade desserts and more . Visit today and try the Daily Hot Table Specials as well!


Enjoy a Guided Tour of Bruno Capolongo's Art Exhibit at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery

Join MRFA and artist Bruno Capolongo as he conducts a guided tour of the largest exhibit of his work to date: "Fade to Gold" on Wednesday, October 11 at 11:00am at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery. Admission is free!


New Art Exhibit Coming to Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery

The exhibit "Primarily Colour" will be on display at Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery from October 5 to November 6. This captivating exhibit from artists Sandra Duba-Shubs, Leah Landau and Lilli Gillman  premieres tonight with an opening reception at 6:30pm. Visit the Art Gallery to see the works from these three exceptional artists.


Support Villa Colombo Residents with Fashion Show Fundraiser

The Villa Colombo Toronto Auxiliary invites you to the Villa Moda fashion show in support of Villa Colombo on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00pm. Enjoy a night of fashion at Sala Caboto. Tickets are $50 per person.  


Villa Colombo Vaughan Celebrates September Events

Villa Colombo Vaughan residents, staff and volunteers took part in the cultural tradition of making homemade Italian sausages, enjoyed the latest "Cucina Rustica" program and celebrated the culture and cuisine of Portugal in September.

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Villa Charities Foundation Charitable Registration Number: 89337 0767 RR0001


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