Villa Charities Launches New
Visioning Project for Community
Villa Charities is launching an extensive visioning process over the next few months involving numerous stakeholder groups. This broad-based engagement process is intended to gather input from all our constituents and will help us develop our campus-wide strategy for the future of Villa Charities.

Exploratory Process Begins for Villa Colombo Toronto Upgrades
A key priority for Villa Charities is to address the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care province-wide mandate to upgrade long-term care beds by 2025. Through a public RFP process, we have engaged Stantec to explore other long-term care models, building designs and best practices around the world as we begin our planning process for the Villa Colombo Homes for Aged Inc. (Villa Colombo Toronto) upgrades.

School of Music Early Bird Registration Begins July 23
Last Chance to Enjoy Summerlicious at
Ristorante Boccaccio
Summerlicious is on now at Ristorante Boccaccio until Saturday, June 21 only. Hurry in and indulge in our three-course, prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner, including gourmet Italian specialties like eggplant roulade, grilled swordfish with mango and cucumber salsa, and sirloin steak with parmigiano truffle fries. Don’t miss out – be sure to reserve your table today!
Register for Aquatics and Swimming Classes this Summer
The Columbus Centre Athletic Club is offering a variety of aquatics and swimming classes this summer for all ages. Programs include Red Cross swimming lessons for youth as well as Lifesaving Society courses, Aquafit classes and personal training in the swimming pool. Learn, get fit, have fun and stay cool this summer at the Columbus Centre Athletic Club.
Celebrate Summer with Daily BBQs on the
Caffè Cinquecento Patio
Caffè Cinquecento is the place to be to celebrate summer! Enjoy the sun on our patio and choose from our selection of daily fresh menu items, our variety of beer and wine, and our special BBQ features, including short ribs, rapini sausage, hamburgers, mozzarella in carozza, arancini and more.

Recreational Dance Classes for All Ages this Fall with DanzArts Toronto
Registration is now open for recreational dance programs beginning this fall at DanzArts Toronto. Dance classes are available for all ages and experience levels, including breakdancing, contemporary, ballet and musical theatre for children and teens, and barre fitness, hip hop and dance bootcamp for adults. Register today for classes beginning September 10.
There is Still Time to Register for Summer Camp at the Columbus Centre
Give your child the experience of a lifetime at Columbus Centre Summer Camp. With 14 different camps to choose from, including dance, art, sports, cooking and magic camps, there's no shortage of engaging, adventurous and educational activities for your child. Camps run every week throughout the summer until August 31 for children ages 4 to 16.
Columbus Early Learning Centres Offer High-Quality Child Care
For more than 30 years, Villa Charities has been providing the highest quality of child care to children ages 18 months to 12 years. Our experienced, professionally trained and licensed staff are committed to the well-being, safety and happiness of your child. We have implemented specific enrichment programs to ensure your child enjoys a broad and unique experience. There are spots available at our three Columbus Early Learning Centres, so apply today.

Tickets Still Available for our Upcoming Trip to the Stratford Festival
Get your ticket today for our upcoming Cultural Outing to the Stratford Festival, for the production of “Napoli Millionaria” on Wednesday, August 29 at 2:00pm. Enjoy this warm-hearted comedy about a Neapolitan family prospering from the black market during the World War II. Tickets to the show are $120 (+HST) and include roundtrip transportation from the Columbus Centre.
Take your Taste Buds on a Trip to Italy at the
Villa Charities Golf Classic
Journey through different regions of Italy with delicious food stops at the 42 nd Annual Villa Charities Golf Classic on Wednesday, September 26 at Eagles Nest Golf Club. Experience a ‘Taste of Campania’ before your long drive and don’t miss ‘Taste of Sicilia’ just before the 14 th hole. Finish off with an Italian-themed cocktail reception including an epic antipasto bar, risotto, speducci and more. The Villa Charities Golf Classic will support the Villa Colombo Toronto long-term care facility.
Make Your Next Celebration Memorable with the Columbus Event Centre
The Columbus Event Centre is here to make your wedding, family celebration or corporate event a memorable one. From food to décor and everything in between, our exceptional coordinators will ensure every detail is taken care of and the event is a premier experience. We are booking events for fall and winter 2018 and through 2019.

Exciting Volunteer Opportunities with
Villa Colombo Toronto
Villa Colombo Toronto offers a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout our long-term care facility and in our community programs for seniors. Volunteering allows you to make a difference in your community while making connections and having fun. Volunteer roles include escorting seniors to church services at the Villa Colombo chapel or to the Villa Colombo garden to enjoy the outdoors, playing card games with residents and socializing.

Villa Colombo Vaughan June and July Highlights
During the month of June, residents participated in baking programs with seasonal fruits and vegetables. They kicked off the month of July by celebrating our great country with a Canada Day Open House. Other event highlights in July included an outdoor pizza party in our garden on July 16 and a special mass and picnic at Mary Lake.

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