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Authentic delights to satisfy that craving
A TASTE OF ITALY IN THE HEART OF THE CITY
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Via Dolce waitresses Makayla Wyatt and Michelle Robinson. Pictured
right is a selection of the array of gelatos and sorbets on offer.
Experience the authentic delights of
Italy right here in Canberra at Via
Dolce Pasticceria, where the pastries
and desserts are made fresh every
"Via Dolce means sweet street,
and we re recreating the Italian
pasticceria experience on this
prominent corner in the city," co-
owner Catherine Tinelli says.
"It s the music, the uniforms, the
sun-drenched seating area and the
experience of coming in and sitting at
Carrara marble tables and beautiful
Italian furniture -- the whole fit out
was designed and built in Italy and
Offering a colourful array of
gelatos and sorbets perfect for
summer, Via Dolce s gelatos are
silky-smooth and full of flavour, and
are made locally with milk sourced
just outside the city.
Via Dolce s pastry chefs are hard
at work around the clock to ensure
the wide display case is stocked full
of delicious treats.
Whatever your sweet tooth is
craving, chances are Via Dolce has
exactly what you re after, from
Italian biscuits and cannoli to the
profiterole and tiramisu cups, vanilla
slices and caramel eclairs.
On the savoury side, Via Dolce
offers wood-fired breakfasts and
pizzas using Caputo Italian flour.
"That s the world s best flour for
wood-fired pizza making," Tinelli
"We also make lasagne using
hand-made lasagne sheets including
the crab and Moreton Bay bug
lasagne, and the cannelloni with
butternut pumpkin and ricotta is also
You can also choose from the
pasticceria s selection of delectable
wines for $40 a bottle or $10 a glass,
or opt for an Italian beer or soft drink
to top off the Via Dolce experience.
For more information, phone
6248 8660 of visit the shop at 108
Bunda Street, Canberra.
Aiming to create a cultural shift in
community attitudes towards
disability, the Everyone Everyday
program has been nominated as a
finalist in the 2014 National Disability
Awards. Developed by Disability
ACT, the program was nominated in
the improving education outcomes
category. The awards recognise work
being done to improve the lives of
people with disabilities.
Huskisson-based Jervis Bay Wild
was nominated in the improving
inclusive and accessible communities
The programs were among 23
finalists chosen from over 200
nominations across eight categories.
Winners will be announced on
November 25 at Parliament House.
GRANTS FOR CHILDREN
IN LOW INCOME HOMES
The ACT government is extending a
helping hand to children of public
housing tenants to bolster participation
in sport, art and cultural activities.
Applications for a 2014-15 Tenant
Participation Grant are open for
funding of up to $500 for eligible
children as part of this year s $25,000
Previous grants were used for
participation in swimming classes,
music and dance lessons, literacy
tutoring and study equipment.
Applications close noon, November
28. Information packs can be found at
grants.act.gov.au or at Housing ACT
Gateway Services on the ground floor,
Nature Conservation House,
ACT PORCELAIN ARTISTS ASSOCIATION
ACT Porcelain Artists Association will present an
exhibition of fine hand-painted porcelain and other
unique gifts along with cards and art work from
Painting with Parkinsons. Opening Friday,
November 7, 6pm and continuing November 8-9,
10am to 4pm. Gold coin entry donated to
Parkinson's ACT. Porcelain painters will be
demonstrating painting on porcelain on Saturday
and Sunday, 2pm. Community Room, Villaggio
Sant' Antonio, Burkitt Street, Page.
Great prizes, silent auction and food and drink on
sale. Thursday, November 6, 7pm. Narrabundah
College, Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah.
Tickets $15, available at front desk of the college
until Wednesday, November 5. Ph: 6142 3200 or
0410 028 629.
ST PAUL'S ANNUAL FETE
Music performers will include Sing Australia,
McQuoid's Offering bush band and Cozmo the
Mandolin orchestra. White elephant stall, secret
men's business stall (old/vintage tools), jewellery,
cakes, jams, garden plants, Devonshire tea,
sausage sizzle, pancakes. November 8, 9am--
1pm. Corner of Captain Cook Crescent and
Canberra Avenue, Manuka.
CHRISTMAS FAIR AND OPEN DAY AT
THE ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
Shop for Christmas in a French atmosphere! Hand
crafted products, food, jewellery, art and more.
Music, creative workshops, activities for children.
The perfect day to register for French classes:
placement tests and 10 per cent discount on
registrations. Free event. Saturday November 8,
10am--3pm. Alliance Francaise, 66 McCaughey
Street, Turner. Visit: afcanberra.com.au/culture-
CLUB TENNIS DAY
Belconnen Tennis Club is holding an open day with
free coaching, free Hot Shots tennis, free Cardio
Tennis, clowns, face painting, giveaways and
prizes. Proceeds from a Speed Serve Competition
will be donated to Pegasus Riding For the Disabled.
November 9, 9.30am--3.30pm. Halloran Close,
next to Big Splash, Macquarie.
THE GREAT WAR 100 YEARS ON
Just before Remembrance Day, historian Michael
McKernan will give a talk at Tuggeranong
Homestead. His topic: Writing about the Great War
100 years later. Afternoon tea provided. Sunday,
November 9, 2pm. The Homestead, Johnson Drive,
Richardson. $15 entry, pay at door. Bookings
essential, ph: 6231 4535 or
The Field Naturalists foster an interest in, an
awareness and an understanding of nature. Our
next speaker is Danswell Starrs on the topic
"Unravelling the mystery of freshwater fish early life
history." November 6, 7pm. The Gould Wing,
Building 116, Daley Road, Australian National
University. Ph: 6254 1763.
WODEN VALLEY COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
The Woden Valley Festival is a community
celebration of the Woden Valley, Canberra. It is a
chance to talk with neighbours, discover local
talent, develop new interests and get active.
Performances, multicultural events, workshops
and plenty of free children's activities. November 8,
10am--4pm. Eddison Park, Phillip.
As part of National Psychology Week, a free
community seminar on stress management.
Wednesday, November 12, 7pm. The Tuggeranong
Community Centre, 245 Cowlishaw Street,
Greenway. To register or for further details
ph: 6293 9996.
CANBERRA FLOWER CLUB
The Canberra Flower Club's next demonstration of
the art of flower arranging will be held at 9.30am
on Tuesday, November 11, at the Downer
Community Centre, Frencham Place, Downer. New
members and visitors are always welcome.
BELCONNEN DAY VIEW CLUB
A blind auction will be conducted at the next
meeting of the Belconnen VIEW Club. All the
proceeds will go to the Smith Family Learning for
Life Program. Cost is $27 for a two-course lunch.
November 11, noon. The Raiders Leagues Club,
Hardwick Crescent, Holt. RSVP by November 6:
Ph: 6258 0828 or email: email@example.com.
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