Columbus Centre/Villa Charities Redevelopment
Visit the Community Consultation  Website  to View Presentation

If you weren't able to attend the Community Consultation Report-Back Meeting on January 15, Maximum City and Dillon Consulting invite you to visit their website to view the presentation from the meeting.

Last Chance to Reserve a Table at our Puglia Theme Night Dinner

Join us at Ristorante Boccaccio tomorrow evening for the Puglia   Theme Night Dinner. The gourmet prix-fixe menu features regional classics such as roast lamb and ricotta fritters alongside regional wine pairings. Tickets are $95 including tax and gratuity. Book now!

Register by January 26 for our March Break Camps and Save

Register for the Columbus Centre March Break Camps by January 26 and save 10% on our specialty camps for kids between 4 and 12 years of age, including art, dance and kitchen camps. Give your child a week of interactive fun and learning!
Two Ways to Win Big with our Raise The Stakes Contests

Enter our "Heads Up Facebook Contest" or our "High Roller Instagram Contest" for your chance to win free tickets and other perks for our "Raise The Stakes: All In for Villa Charities" casino night fundraiser. On March 1, the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery will be transformed into a grand casino, where guests will enjoy an exciting evening of entertainment, classic casino games, food, prizes and more, all in support of our long-term care facilities.

Book Your Table Now for Winterlicious at Ristorante Boccaccio

There is no shortage of gourmet options to choose from with Ristorante Boccaccio's Winterlicious lunch and dinner prix-fixe menus. Join us from January 26 to February 8 and enjoy dishes including baked prosciutto and fior di latte, chestnut gnocchi with brussel sprouts or brodetto di pesce misto. Reserv e your table today.

DanzArts Toronto Offering Recreational Dance Classes for All Ages

DanzArts Toronto is offering a variety of recreational programs for all ages and skill levels this winter, including the Kinderdance program for kids ages 3 to 5, Adult Hip Hop and Adult Ballet Fitness . Register now, learn a new skill, get active and make friends in a supportive atmosphere. No experience required!

Cultural Tuesdays Series Begins January 30

Our Cultural Tuesdays series begins January 30 with the illustrated talk " Venice and Its Territory: Treasures from the Serenissima Republic" by Sebastiano Bazzichetto in the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery. The free talk explores the origins of the romantic myth of Venice and its lagoon through an imaginary traveler, famous composers, a brilliant author and a celebrated playwright. 

Join One of the 10 Yoga Classes at the Columbus Centre Athletic Club

Whether you're looking for an intense workout or some family bonding, our Athletic Club has a yoga class for you. Sign up for one or more of the Athletic Club's 10 different yoga classes today, including Hatha Yoga, Family Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and Yogalates.

Villa Charities Welcomes Cristina Costa as Director of Development

Cristina joins Villa Charities as the Dir ector of Development. Previously, Cristina was Manager, Development and Special Projects at Baycrest Foundation and has an extensive background in fundraising, corporate sponsorship and marketing. Cristina is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Our Child Care Centres Provide High-Quality Care for our Community

Our three child care centres provide the highest quality of child care to children between the ages of 18 months and 12 years. Our professionally trained and licensed staff are committed to the well-being, safety and happiness of children as they grow and mature in all aspects of life. Spaces are available for 2018.

TIERF Representatives Meet with Pope, Deliver Mobile Hospital Units

Representatives from The Italy Earthquake Relief Fund, including TIERF President and VCF Board Director Eligio Gaudio, Villa Charities Foundation Board Vice Chair Sam Ciccolini and VCF Board Director Toni Varone, attended an audience and blessing with His Holiness Pope Francis on December 22, 2017. Two mobile hospitals purchased by TIERF were blessed by Pope Francis
and delivered to Amatrice and Norcia,   two communities hardest hit by the   central Italy earthquakes in 2016/2017.

Join us at a Documentary Screening to Recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 29, Villa Charities, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents a free screening of the documentary "The Maestro" at the Spadina Theatre. The film follows Francesco Lotoro and his quest to discover and record music composed clandestinely in World War II camps.

Villa Charities Presents Free Screenings of Opera Performances

Join us as we present, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto, two free screenings of world-class opera performances composed by Giuseppe Verdi and performed by the Teatro Regio di Parma. Macbeth will be screened January 25 and Rigoletto will be screened March 1. Both will take place at the Spadina Theatre.

School of Music, Adult Art Classes Still Accepting Students for Winter Term

Spaces are available for those interested in private lessons at our School of Music and in our Adult Art Classes. Private music lessons are perfect for musicians of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Classes run until March 26. You can also learn to create your own masterpiece at our 11-week Adult Art Classes that run Tuesday afternoons and evenings . Register to explore your creative side and develop a fundamental understanding of art.

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901 Lawrence Ave W, Toronto, ON, M6A 1C3 | About Us  
Villa Charities Foundation Charitable Registration Number: 89337 0767 RR0001

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