TLN Media Group Hosts Intimate Dinner in Support of Villa Charities
TLN Media Group's new multichannel headquarters and studios have officially relocated to the Columbus Centre, on the Villa Charities campus. In honour of their new location, on Monday, January 20, TLN Media Group is proud to host a VIP ceremony followed by
A TLN Experience at the Columbus Centre , an intimate reception and dinner with TLN’s beloved TV hosts, celebrity chefs, authors and entrepreneurs Lidia Bastianich and David Rocco . The night will be inspired by Lidia’s original flagship restaurant and new book “Felidia.” Proceeds from the event will go to support Villa Charities and the Villa Charities Foundation in our mission to celebrate and promote Italian heritage and culture, and provide support for senior care. Limited single tickets are still available for this event for $275.00 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Cristina Costa at .
Book Now to Experience Winterlicious at Ristorante Boccaccio
Make your reservation now for Winterlicious at Ristorante Boccaccio! From January 31 to February 13, indulge in our special, three-course prix fixe menus for lunch ($23) and dinner ($33), featuring delicious, authentic Italian specialties like Pasta e Faggioli, Cavatelli alle Verdure and Salmone alla Griglia.

Exercise Your Italian Language Skills at “Learn Italian By Doing” Program
Our “Learn Italian By Doing” program invites you to learn or practice Italian in a relaxed and “simpatico” atmosphere. Journey through Italy’s regions and cities in our “Travel through Italy with Angelita Papa” workshop, every Wednesday at 7pm. Also, practice your Italian while learning about the great masters of Italian Renaissance in our “Impara l’Arte with Violante Binazzi” workshop, every Thursday at 7pm.

Studies of Dante Alighieri and Leonardo Da Vinci Continue at Cultural Tuesdays
Our latest Cultural Tuesdays series continues with Dr. Franco Gallippi, dedicated to the relationship between art and science, and those Italians who have inspired and shaped so many minds over the centuries. On January 21 at 7pm, join us for the second lecture on “Dante’s Scientific Approach.” Plus, on January 28 at 7pm, explore “The Art and Science of Leonardo.” 

Book Your Appointment for Friday Chats with the CEO
Come and meet with Anthony DiCaita, President and CEO of Villa Charities Inc., for a one-on-one conversation, and share your thoughts on our programs and services. These informal chats with Anthony will be held on the second Friday of every month, from 10am – 3pm. Appointments are 20 minutes each and must be scheduled in advance. Upcoming dates for these chats are Friday, February 14 and Friday, March 13. Contact us today to schedule your appointment – call 416-789-7011 ext. 240 or email .

Maximize Your Workout with our Newly Renovated Men’s Health Club Facilities
We’re excited that our Men’s Health Club facility at the Columbus Centre Athletic Club has now reopened following extensive renovations and improvements. Upgrade to an Adult Executive Membership and take advantage of our newly renovated workout area, steam room, changeroom and lounge area. Additional benefits include towel service, access to our whirlpool, dry sauna and more. Join the Columbus Centre Athletic Club with an Adult Executive Membership today and enjoy premium health club services at affordable prices.

Register Now for a Week of Fun at our March Break Camp
Experience a week of interactive learning, engaging activities and lots of fun at our Columbus Centre March Break Camp, running March 16 - 20, for kids between 4 and 12 years of age. Choose from five different camps, including Arts & Crafts Camp, Multi-Media Camp, LEGO / Be-A-Builder Camp, Magic Camp and our Ultimate Experience Camp. Full Day and Half Day options available. Register now!

Limited Time Only! Join the Columbus Centre Athletic Club with New Year’s Special
The Columbus Centre Athletic Club offers General Fitness Memberships and Executive Membership services at affordable prices. From now until January 31, sign for up for a new 12-month membership with $0 enrollment fee. Conditions apply. Parking not included. Applicable to new members only.

Last Chance to Register for Recreational Programs at DanzArts Toronto
DanzArts Toronto offers fun and exciting dance programs in a variety of disciplines for dancers ages 3 and up! The recreational program is designed to develop technical skills and foster artistic expression. Students may choose to enroll in one or several classes of any style including kinderdance, tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop and more. Don’t miss your final opportunity to register your child for the 2020 season at DanzArts Toronto before the end of January.

Try Your Hand at Impressionist Painting in Winter Term Workshops
Join us for our first workshop of the winter term on Thursday, January 30 at 6:30pm at the Columbus Centre, where we will be crafting our own interpretations of Van Gogh’s classic painting, “Café Terrace at Night”. Classes are available for $40 + HST per person. Professional art supplies are included.

Make Strides in Your Squash Skills with Lessons for Adults and Children
Learn to play squash at the Columbus Centre Athletic Club with our squash lessons for adults and children. Learn complete rules of the game, service techniques, forehand and backhand techniques, proper footwork, racquet grip and appropriate sports etiquette. All skills levels are welcome. Racquet, goggles and indoor court shoes are required. Register today!

Explore Your Passion for Art in our Winter Term Programs
Register today for our winter art classes for children and adults, including Children’s Painting and Drawing and Adult Landscape Painting classes. The children’s class focuses on fostering creative confidence and explores a variety of mediums while the adult class focuses on landscape studies in an intimate group setting, which provides for one-on-one instruction.

You’re Invited to our “For the Love of Polenta” Theme Lunch
Join us on Sunday, February 23 at 1pm at Sala Caboto for a rustic Italian family meal as we dine on polenta. Topped with your choice of gourmet ingredients including braised beef, sausage, caponata, cheese and mushroom cream, enjoy this home style comfort food. Alongside this quintessential Italian dish, the menu also includes salad and dessert. Make a reservation today!

Get 50% off Your  Giro
 Registration with our Early Bird Special
We are gearing up for the 14th Annual Villa Charities Giro cycling fundraiser presented by Lady York Foods on Sunday, May 24 at the Veneto Centre in Woodbridge. If you missed signing up with our free registration promo, you can still sign up with our new Early Bird Special and receive 50% off your registration fee. Offer ends February 29, so sign up before it’s too late!

Registration for the Villa Charities Golf Classic is Now Open
The 44th Annual Villa Charities Golf Classic will be held at Piper’s Heath Golf Club in Milton on Thursday, June 25. This year's Golf Classic will include exciting activities on course, from taking a shot against NHL Alumni at our "Beat the Pro" hole to indulging in authentic food from regions of Italy. Finish off your day with an Italian-themed luncheon filled with your favourite food, exciting prizes and more.

Villa Colombo Vaughan Celebrates the Holidays with Festive Events
The residents at Villa Colombo Vaughan got in the Christmas spirit this past December and enjoyed Christmas carolling and many festive parities and performances throughout the month. We would like to thank all the volunteers and performers and we look forward to many more exciting events planned in 2020.