Columbus Centre/Villa Charities Redevelopment
Join the Columbus Centre Redevelopment Community Advisory Panel

Villa Charities is forming a Redevelopment Community Advisory Panel (CAP) to gather stakeholder input in to programs and services to be offered at the new Columbus Centre. We seek a broad cross-section of volunteer representatives including current and potential future users spanning different age groups, genders and ethnicities.

Redevelopment Project Timing Update
The Columbus Centre will remain open and fully operational until June 30, 2018. All staff, and the programs and services we offer, will continue to be located in our current facility until that time. Demolition and construction are expected to begin in summer 2018, and the new facility is expected to open in fall 2020.

Spaces Still Available for Select Specialty Summer Camps

There are still spaces available for our Jewelry and Visual Arts & Crafts Summer Camps. Campers will explore and develop their creativity and imagination in each program. Sessions run July 4-August 11 for Jewelry Camp and July 4-August 25 for Visual Arts & Crafts Camp. 

Enjoy Summerlicious at Ristorante Boccaccio

We are excited to announce that Ristorante Boccaccio will be part of Summerlicious! From July 7-23, Ristorante Boccaccio will offer a three-course prix fixe $23 lunch menu / $38 dinner menu featuring authentic Italian specialties. Reservations are now being accepted.

DanzArts Toronto Summer Programming Begins July 4 

Join DanzArts Toronto for an exciting schedule of new summer programming, including Open Drop-in Classes, Intro to Tap, RAD Ballet Workshops, and a Technique and Tricks class. Classes begin July 4 and run until August 25.   

School of Music Students Showcase Talent at Recitals

Students from the School of Music presented a culmination of their hard work at the Year End Recitals on June 12 and 14. Congratulations to the 34 students who received scholarships. Summer Term classes begin July 10. 

Our 41st Annual Golf Classic Will Feature a Premier Course, Gourmet Food

Join us on Wednesday, September 20 at Copper Creek Golf Club for the Villa Charities Annual Golf Classic. Enjoy a day of premier golf, including skills challenges and gourmet food, all in support of Villa Charities .

New! Pop-up Fitness Classes Coming to Athletic Club this Summer

Our Athletic Club is hosting FREE Pop-Up Fitness Classes this summer. These weekly, hour-long classes will be held in the Athletic Club's studios and the Columbus Centre courtyard, giving you access to popular programs like yoga, spinning and Crossfit.

CHIN Radio's Live Broadcast from Villa Colombo

CHIN Radio broadcasted live from Villa Colombo on Sunday, June 25. Visitors and listeners learned about the many rewarding volunteer opportunities available at Villa Colombo and enjoyed free prizes, giveaways and contests, including a chance to win a $150 gift card to Ristorante Boccaccio.

Villa Colombo Vaughan June Event Highlights

Villa Colombo Vaughan hosted its annual appreciation barbeque for EMS professionals and the Fred DeGasperis Bocce Tournament. Four staff were also awarded The Alfredo DeGasperis Excellence Bursary Award.

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