Columbus Centre/Villa Charities Redevelopment
Final Community Consultation Report Now Available 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the community consultation project for the Columbus Centre / Villa Charities & Dante Alighieri Catholic Academy Intergenerational Community Hub. The final  report is now available to review and download from the Maximum City and Dillon Consulting website.


School of Music Offering Free Lessons in February

The Columbus Centre School of   Music's Free   Trial  Week runs from February 5-10. Book today and receive a free, 30-minute lesson on an instrument of your choice. Spaces are limited and are booked on a first come, first served basis. Register now and explore your musical passion!


Book Now to Enjoy Winterlicious at Ristorante Boccaccio

Winterlicious at Ristorante Boccaccio runs until February 8. Come in and warm up with our gourmet lunch ($28) and dinner ($43) prix-fixe menus, which include unique, inspired dishes such as brodetto di pesce misto and ossobuco Milanese . Don't miss out, reserv e your table today.


Register Now for a Week of Fun at our March Break Camps

Experience a week of interactive learning, engaging activities and lots of fun at our Columbus Centre March Break Camps for kids between 4 and 12 years of age. Camps include Visual Arts & Crafts Camp, Dance Camp, Kitchen/Cooking Camp and Ultimate Experience Camp. Register now!
 
Up the Ante at our Casino Night Fundraiser

Become a high roller for a night and help us win big at our "Raise the Stakes: All In for Villa Charities" casino night fundraiser on Thursday, March 1! The Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery will be transformed into a grand casino where guests will enjoy an evening of excitement, entertainment, classic casino games, gourmet food, flair bartending, amazing prizes and more, all in support of our long-term care facilities. Buy your ticket to this can't-miss event today.


Upcoming Cultural Tuesdays Include Talk on Venetian Synagogues and Mardi Gras Party

Our  Cultural Tuesdays free speaker series continues with the illustrated talk " Venetian Synagogues: Hidden Gems in the Core of the Lagoon" on February 6 and the interactive performance " Punch And I: Festa di Carnevale - Mardis Gras Party Commedia dell'Arte " on February 13. Celebrate Italian culture, lifestyle, cuisine and art with us at these engaging presentations at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery.


Enjoy a Memorable Valentine's Day Dinner at Ristorante Boccaccio

Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a sensational, authentically Italian dinner at Ristorante Boccaccio. The restaurant will be offering a special $55 prix-fixe menu on February 14, with dishes including risotto with sparkling wine and lobster, beef tenderloin with double-smoked bacon and a m olten mint double dark  chocolate cake . Don't wait, book your table today.


New Parent and Tot Program Offers Unique Bonding Experience

Our new, eight-week "Parent and Tot" program at Casa Del Zotto Children's Centre gives caregivers a chance to spend quality time with their little one in a fun, interactive and social environment. The two-hour program allows parents to join their child (ages 12-18 months) once a week and enjoy a variety of activities designed to engage all participants.


Upcoming Photography Exhibition a Powerful Depiction of Life with Dementia

Villa Charities, with support from the Alzheimer Society, will present Tony Luciani's exhibition "MAMMA, In the Meantime," from February 15-April 3. This moving multimedia installation tells the story of Tony and his mother Elia as they embark on a journey of discovery where art becomes the perfect medium to express the grief and wonders of living with dementia.
 
 

New Arts Programs Arrive at Villa Colombo Toronto

Villa Colombo Toronto residents are being encouraged to get creative with the arrival of two new programs this winter! Residents welcomed local artist Nick Biagini and Tara Pillon, Artistic Director of DanzArts Toronto, who will be teaching weekly art and dance classes in January, February and March.


Villa Colombo Vaughan Nominated for Business Achievement Award

Villa Colombo Vaughan has been nominated for an award in the Health and Wellness   category by the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce. The annual Business Achievement Awards are given to companies who have demonstrated superior business excellence, social awareness and make outstanding contributions to the Vaughan community.


Villa Colombo Vaughan Winter Highlights

On January 26, Villa Colombo Vaughan residents began music classes taught by Acadia Music Academy. Residents will gather weekly to learn songs and prepare a small performance for residents and families. Upcoming events at VCV also include the annual Mardi Gras Social on February 13.

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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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