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Become Italian for a while at Il Mercato Farmers Market at the Italian Cultural Centre

Photos © Barbara Faggiotto Photography for Il Centro

All Photos © Barbara Faggiotto Photography for Il Centro

Friday, September 19
Friday, October 17
Friday, November 21

3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver near Grandview Highway
Near Renfrew Skytrain station and Central Valley Greenway

Il Centro Italian Culture Centre’s Il Mercato, a Farmer and Italian Night Market, continues every third Friday of the month until November 21.

Bring home a taste of Italy from the next markets on September 19 and October 17!

Come shop and stay for live Italian music and children’s activities. More info at

Get your fresh veggies for dinner at the Italian Night Market







Il Centro flour from the Italian Night Market







Copyright (c) 2014 Renfrew-Collingwood Community News

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September 2014 issue of the RCC News is here

The new issue is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

RCCNewsGet your September 2014 issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • Annual Renfrew Ravine Harvest Moon Festival
  • Reading, writing and conversation groups, including poetry reading by Renee Saklikar
  • Intercultural learnings
  • Summer TEAM connects with seniors
  • Camping in B.C.
  • Job search tips – steps to prevent identity theft
  • Seniors get a glimpse of Chinese history in B.C.
  • TEDxRenfrewCollingwood is back!
  • Plus the Collingwood Neighbourhood House fall program guide

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email

The deadline for the October 2014 issue is September 10. From 300 to 400 words, with high resolution photos in a jpg at least 1 MB file size.