Events take place at the Milton Community Hall unless otherwise noted.
Monday-Friday -Aug 14-18– Miltonvale Community Park – It’s Baking Week at the Park at 413 Sleepy Hollow Road. Baking starts at 1:30. This is a school-aged drop-in program and the group will do one shared recipe together, some baking trivia and coloring pages. This is not a baking class and there will not be enough materials and ingredients for each child to have their own recipe. They will all work together to make one recipe and learn about baking.
Tuesday -Rice Krispie Squares
Wednesday Chocolate Chip Zucchini loaf (with zucchini from the park garden!)
Thursday -Vanilla cupcakes
Friday -Icing cupcakes
Please sign-up your school-aged children here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CQZRHFD2LMqCRcDVRiaQhT3v_FiL4j2L8nBbQS4DP5I/edit?fbclid=IwAR2YxYpX_wX1k3Z3io2fh9Z6G1HJtNfIgr_BVdHQh7YCWNSssW6UH5Dnqik#gid=0
School-aged children are welcome to drop in for activities from 9-4 Monday-Friday, EXCEPT – the staff have lunch from 12-12:30 and are not available to supervise children over their lunch break. Parents/caregivers should complete the registration form for their children before dropping them off. Pre-school children require a parent/caregiver to be present. Contact the park at 902-368-7587or firstname.lastname@example.org The park is on Facebook: Miltonvale Community Park The equipment available at the park can be used by anyone when you are there while the staff are available – (croquet, games, disk golf…).
Coffee –Visit neighbors each Monday and Friday from 10 -11a.m. at the Milton Hall. Coffee, tea, and snacks are available by donation of coin or treats.
Yoga with Leone – Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. Building Blocks of Yoga (mat) & 10:00 a.m. Chair Yoga. $6 Miltonvale Park residents and $7 for others.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Hall on Tuesdays at 6:15. For more information contact Joyce at 902-368-2055.
Card Parties – The hall hosts summer card parties (Auction) on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Admission $4.
TODAY! Electric Vehicle Presentation – Do you want to learn more about Electric Vehicles including where to charge an EV; how far a charge will take the car; the overall cost of ownership, or whether going electric is correct for you? Safe Driver PEI will be at the Milton Community Hall for an EV presentation and test-driving tour on Saturday, August 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. There are limited 30-minute test-driving spots. Bring your Driver’s License. Email MiltonMVPs@gmail.com to book your space. Milton Hall MVPs.
Monday – August 14 at 6:30 p.m. – Family Bingo night. Admission is something valued at $5 per family (or small group!) that is suitable for a bingo prize. Bring your family, friends or neighbours! RSVP to MiltonMVPs@gmail.com. Milton Hall MVPs.
August 15 is the deadline to buy tickets for the next 50-50 twice-monthly draw. You can buy tickets at the hall-or send an e-transfer to email@example.com. $3 each or 2/$5.
Milton MVPs Project -The all-ages dance party is Friday August 18, from 7-9 p.m. with DJ Margot Postma. Dust off your plaid shirts and cowboy boots for a COUNTRY dance! Sign up or get more information from MiltonMVPs@gmail.com or 902-566-3154 Milton Hall MVPs.
Monday, August 21 at 7 p.m. Come try Zumba. Adult fitness class. MiltonMVPs@gmail.com. RSVP ASAP -spaces are getting very limited! Milton Hall MVPs. We are planning early evening Wednesday classes in Sept and October beginning at 5:30 Wednesday, September 5th.
St. John’s Anglican Church’s annual Blueberry Social to be held at the Milton Community Hall (corner of Rte. 7 and 224), on Tuesday, August 22nd from 5:00 – 6:30 PM. Admission is $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for children under 12. Bring along family and/or friends and enjoy a delicious buffet of sandwiches and desserts. Take-outs are also available.
Wednesday, August 23 at 1 p.m. is the next PEI Through the Years Food presentation with home economist Margaret Prouse looking at food from Ireland. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug. 21.
Reserve Thursday, August 24 for Miltonvale Park’s next Seniors Bus tour, to Western PEI. The group will visit the Quilts of Covid exhibit at Eptek Center, Green Park and Yeo House, Lennox Island Cultural Center, the Bideford Parsonage Museum, with lunch at Backwoods Burger. The cost is $20 for Miltonvale Park residents aged 55+ and $30 for others. Space is limited and priority will be given to residents who register before WEDNESDAY, August 17. PEI -Through the Years
NEW – The first session of “The Resourceful Homeowner” series, “Introduction to Owning a Home“, will take place with realtor Natasha Mckenna in the Mighty Monday session on Monday, Aug. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall. Milton Hall MVPs.
NEW -Wednesday, August 30 at 1 p.m. – Cooking on a Budget. Join Home Economist Margaret Prouse for a presentation/demonstration. Funded by the PEI Senior Secretariat as part of the Miltonvale Park Senior Matters project. RSVP to email@example.com or 902-368-3090.
NEW – Gardening with Marie Mckenna “Fall Planting”, Wed, Aug 30 5-6:30 p.m. at the hall. MiltonMVPs@gmail.com Milton MVPS.
NEW – Lunch and Learn with Dutch Thompson, Thursday, September 7 at 12 noon. Pre-register by Tuesday, September 5 to 902-368-3090 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Dutch will share stories about his family’s immigration from Scotland in the 19th century. PEI -Through the Years
PLEASE NOTE: For Miltonvale Park residents, if money or transportation is a barrier to any of the Milton Community Hall MVP (Most Valuable People) events, please let us know and we will do what we can to ensure that everyone can participate. Email MiltonMVPs@gmail.com.
Do you have children?? The Milton Hall MVPs project is looking for information to use to plan more children and youth programming. Please share your thoughts in this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CNY95FD
Mark your calendar – Reserve November 2-4 for the Community Play – Details coming soon!
Upcoming Events: There are still lots of events being planned – watch for dates as they get organized!
- We are LOOKING for IDEAS! The New Horizons for Seniors funding application for activities for 2024-25 is now open. If you have suggestions for activities that could be included in a project that would do any of the following, please let me know at email@example.com.
- Promote volunteerism among seniors and other generations
- Engage seniors in the community through the mentoring of others
- Expand awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse
- Support the social participation and inclusion of seniors
- Provide capital assistance for new and existing community projects and programs for seniors
Sign up for regular (approx. weekly) emails from the municipality listing events and reminders by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activities in the Milton Hall MVP project have received funding from the PEI Alliance for Mental Well-Being.
Activities in the PEI-Through the Years project are funded through the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.