NPCC introduces Zumba Fitness

The NPCC will be offering Zumba Fitness classes starting the first week of May led by certified instructor Carolina Batica. Classes will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7pm to 8pm and cost will be $10 per class or you can buy a $65 card which will give you 10 classes. If you are interested in joining please contact the NPCC.

60th Anniversary Celebration

May 13th the Portuguese community of Oshawa will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Portuguese Immigration to Canada and we’d like you to participate.

A few months back I invited Mr. Antonio Galvão to shed some light on a conversation we were having – who were the first portuguese immigrants to arrive in Oshawa. We had the pleasure of listening to Mr. Galvão tell us stories about those first few years which we all found very interesting. I asked Mr. Galvão if he would re-tell these stories for me in front of a video camera, so we could capture them for future generation and he responded, “Yes, but you have to call the other guys too.” Since then, I’ve toyed with the idea of creating a short video with a few of the stories of our founding fathers. Last Saturday, we gathered at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery and filmed seven of their stories. The project has been so well received that I’ve decided to take it a few steps further, and that’s why I’m asking for everyone’s involvement.

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Miss NPCC

Title: Miss NPCC
Description: The NPCC is once again looking for two young ladies to represent our centre at this year’s Fiesta Week celebrations!

The Northern Portugal Cultural Centre (NPCC) Board of Directors would like to ask any candidates that are interested in representing our club as Miss NPCC 2013 to please submit your name and contact information along with a written application of why you would best represent our club as Miss NPCC.

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2013 NPCC/ACAPO Scholarship

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Description: May 1st is the deadline for our 2013 ACAPO NCPP Scholarship. The Scholarship is open to NPCC members and their children who are entering or currently enrolled in a post-secondary program. Please read the application for all the details.

Last year’s recipient Andrew Pereira, took home $2000 to help him with his educational expenses. We are hoping to match this in 2013.

We ask anyone who would like to sponsor this project to please contact us.