Italian Market At The Italian Cultural Centre Starting May 15

12 May

ItalianMarket2015Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre invites you to their Italian Market starting Friday, May 15th at the Italian Cultural Centre located at 3075 Slocan Street (at Grandview Highway) in East Vancouver. The Night Market will run every 3rd Friday of the month from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm until Friday, November 2oth. Specifically: June 15th, July 17th, August 21st, September 18th, October 16th and November 20th. The Italian Market aims to bring together the tastes of Italy with produce grown locally including Fresh Roots and Glen Valley Artichoke Farms with artichokes, fresh greens, beans, tomatoes and herbs. Also lined up for the market is Farmhouse Natural Cheeses, Sweet Thea Cakes with fresh pies and baking and Stepping Stone Bakery will have biscotti, cookies and squares. You can also expect to find fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade products by local artisans as well as food prepared by Il Centro’s Chef including house baked breads which will be available for purchase. The Italian Market will also be hosting two local wineries, Kalala Organic Estate Winery and Township 7 Vineyards. And if that isn’t enough to make you come out, they are welcoming back Bella Gelataria who will be selling their gelato and Demiani Fine foods will be on hand with an assortment of pasta sauces, olive oils and balsamic vinegar and Orazio’s Olive Oil will be sampling their products. There will again be an outdoor ‘bistro’ set up where you can sit down and enjoy the food and live Italian music featuring Luigi Tallarico. Have you always wanted to learn a bit of Italian? If so, the first 50 shoppers on Friday, May 15th will receive a coupon for a 10% discount on Italian Language Classes offered at Il Centro. After the Night Market concludes, people are invited to stay for their ‘Serata in Piazza’ where you can dance the night away to live Italian music and enjoy food & refreshments during the summer markets in July and August. Ci vediamo là!

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