Upcoming Cultural Tuesdays Explore Easter Dishes From Italy
Cultural Tuesdays series at the Columbus Centre continues March 20 and 27 with two free presentations. Scientist and sommelier Gaia Massai will present "Buona Pasqua: Traditional Menus from Northern and Central Italy" on March 20 and "Buona Pasqua: Traditional Menus from Southern Italy and the Islands" on March 27. Join us in the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery and learn about classic Italian cuisine!
Ristorante Boccaccio Featuring Special Menu Every Tuesday
Guests at Ristorante Boccaccio can enjoy a $23 or $35 prix-fixe dinner menu every Tuesday. The special menus include gourmet options such as north Atlantic salmon with spiced lemon olive oil and fresh pasta with tomato, vodka or Bolognese sauce, plus your choice of wine or Prosecco. So why not visit the restaurant next Tuesday and then join us at our Cultural Tuesdays presentation at 7:00pm in the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery at the Columbus Centre.
We are pleased to announce that Tony Luciani's photography exhibition "MAMMA, In the Meantime" at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery has been extended to April 30. Visit the gallery at the Columbus Centre today and take in this powerful and inspirational series depicting life with dementia.
Can't-Miss Performance of Opera Masters at the Columbus Centre
The Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery will be filled with the sounds of the classic opera Italiana on Saturday, March 17, 4:30pm for the free concert "I LOVE OPERA: Arias and Romanzas from early 20
th Century Italian Repertoire." Villa Charities, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and the Consulate General of Italy invite you to this enthralling performance by tenor Roberto Cresca and pianist Gianfranco Pappalardo Fiumara.
Take your Taste Buds on a Trip to Southern Italy at our Calabria Theme Night Dinner
Ristorante Boccaccio's Calabria Theme Night Dinner on Friday, March 23 will feature inspired culinary fare such as homemade lasagna with wild boar ragu and black fin shark with capers, white wine and lemon sauce. The prix-fixe menu also includes a selection of regional wine pairings. Tickets are $90 per person.
School of Music Participates in Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival
Students from the Columbus Centre School of Music participated in the Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival last month. We are proud to announce that several students placed 1
st, 2nd or 3rdin their categories. Congratulations to all students and instructors. Registration is now open for School of Music spring term lessons running April 2 to June 25.
Cycle for a Great Cause at the Villa Charities Giro Fundraiser
Join us for the 12th Annual Villa Charities Giro cycling fundraiser on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Veneto Centre in Woodbridge. The Giro event raises funds for senior care, while bringing together cyclists, families and Italian culture enthusiasts! Test your endurance on one of three scenic routes (25km, 60km and 100km) and enjoy rest stops with gourmet food along the way.
Join us at the Sala Caboto Ballroom on Sunday, April 1, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm for our annual
Brunch will include several delicious food stations, including an entrée station featuring slow-roasted leg of lamb and BC snapper filet in a lemon butter sauce. Tickets are $50 for adults and $30 for children. Make your reservations today.
Villa Colombo Toronto Designated Best Practice Spotlight Organization
Villa Colombo has been selected by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario to become a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) for the next three years. This partnership focuses on making a positive impact on patient care though evidence-based practice.
Residents and staff at Villa Colombo Vaughan are celebrating St. Patrick's Day on March 17 with a musical performance and green pancakes. They will also be commemorating Saint Joseph's Day on March 19, with a morning procession of a statue of St. Joseph throughout the facility and mass.