Halloween Party

Halloween2012-thumbOctober 27th @ 6pm
Join us for Joanne, Louis & Rose’s Ninth Annual Halloween Party. Every year we partner with this great team for a spooky evening to raise money for the R.S McLaughlin Durham Region Cancer Centre. The night will include dancing, prizes for best costumes and a pot-luck buffet.We kindly ask that everyone bring something…and please let us know what you’re bringing

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TNTfx_Logo-LightBkgdIt was just pointed out to me that failed to mention our DJ in our Sarrabulho social media campaign – as much as I enjoy pumping my body full of caffeine and working through the  night, 1am is probably not the best time to proof-read email blasts!

Sound, lights and DJ for Sarrabulho and our New Year’s Eve  Party (details to come) will be provided by our friends at  TNT FX . For those asking, “Who is TNT FX?” They are TNT Productions rebranded  new name, new logo (designed by me!), new website, same reliable company.

Sarrabulho 2012

Sarrabulho is an event which revolves around our magnificent folklore and delicious food. This year we will feature live folklore performances by Rancho Folclórico das Províncias e Ilhas de Portugal from Hamilton and our own Rancho do Minho de Oshawa, followed by dancing for the rest of the night.

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Luso Canada [dot] com!

new_logoThe man behind LusoCanada.com is Paulo Pereira. He has been a friend of mine and more importantly a friend of the Portuguese community for a very long time. In one of his many visits to our Centre we discussed his website and the positive affect it will have on Luso Canadians. Below is today’s blog entry written by Paulo himself (in portuguese and english) explaining exactly what LusoCanada.com is and where it’s going.

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Portuguese Language Clases

Title: Portuguese Language Clases
Location: St. Christopher Catholic School
More Information: Click here
Description: The Elementary Language Program is offered by the Durham Catholic District School Board on Saturday mornings from 9:30 am – 12:00 noon and runs from September 8, 2012 to June 1, 2013. To register your child, please go to the school of your choice  on any Saturday morning during the program, between 9:30 am and 12:00 noon. The International Languages Program is designed for elementary school age children from Kindergarten to Grade 8. This program provides the opportunity for children to speak, listen, write, and read the Portuguese language and at the same time learn about the culture and heritage. This is a free program.

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2012 Golf Tournament

Title: 2012 Golf Tournament
Location: Newcastle Golf & Country Club
Link out: Click here
Description: Ticket includes Golf in Newcastle, snack and refreshment provided at the course by Portugal Groceries, followed by dinner at our centre and prizes for all.

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Noite de Rusgas

Title: Noite de Rusgas
Description: Join us for a night of food, music and dance at this free event. Featuring concertina players and singers from four toronto groups – Amigos do Minho, Arsenal do Minho, Associação Cultural Do Minho de Toronto and Estrelas do Norte plus a special performance by our very own Rancho do Minho de Oshawa. We will also have Portuguese snacks on sale – Rissóís, Bifanas, Caldo Verde, Pão com Chouriço, etc.
Start Time: 20:00
Date: 2012-09-14


Fiesta Week

Title: Fiesta Week
Description: After taking home two trophies at the Fiesta Parade – Best Ethnic Group and Children’s Participation Walking the NPCC launches Fiesta Week 2012 tomorrow night and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone join us at our Centre. Attached is a copy of our menu to help you plan your visit.

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José Malhoa

Join us for our annual Miss NPCC Festa with special guest José Malhoa!

The evening will consist of dinner, Miss NPCC and Mini Miss NPCC presentation, a thank you presentation to the ACAPO NPCC Scholarship sponsors and a performance by José Malhoa.

Dinner: BBQ Chicken with rice provided by Brievete Restaurant, located at 27 Simcoe St South in Oshawa.

Reserve via email – festa@northernportugal.org
Start Time: 07:00
Date: 2012-05-25

Obrigado – Thank you

Em comemoração da Semana Nacional de Voluntários
a Direcção de 2011, juntamente com a Assembléia Geral
gostaria de dizer


por ajudar a construir, fortalecer e ajudar nosso Centro crescer
por meio de oferecer o seu tempo durante o ano para o
Northern Portugal Cultural Centre


In celebration of National Volunteer Week
the 2011 Board of Directors along with the General Assembly
would like to

Thank You

for helping to build, strengthen and grow our Centre through
volunteering your time and efforts throughout the year to the
Northern Portugal Cultural Centre

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