Miltonvale Park and Milton Community Hall Activities – Fall 2019 –As of Sept. 23, 2019
Cards -The final card party for the summer season is Thursday night, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $3 & includes lunch. Thanks to all those who attended, volunteered or baked goodies for the players.
Coffee -Get to know your neighbors each Monday and Friday from 10 -11a.m. at the Milton Community Hall. Coffee, tea, and snacks are available by donation of coin or treat! It is a great way to start your morning!
Volunteers needed – Looking for a couple of people to assist with a noon time catered event on Thursday, Sept 26. Contact [email protected]
*On Mondays from 1-3 p.m. Sewing and Craft Work Bee Sessions are held at the Milton Community Hall. Sewing machines are available but please bring whatever craft you happen to be working on – or start something new or work on the community quilt project.
There is one more Introductory Line Dancing class with Margot Postma 1:30 Monday, September 30 -$4. Line Dancing classes will continue on the following Mondays with 10 classes for $30 or $4 each.
*Ukulele Socials will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall. If you have your own ukulele (and basic skill!) you are welcome to drop by, as the hall’s new ukuleles are all spoken for (UPDATE -Sept 24 – One ukulele just got returned!). Thanks to resident James Marjerrison for offering to lead the classes.
Seniors Fitness Classes have started again on Mondays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. The focus of the class is balance and flexibility. Instructor Angelie Carter. Cost -$3
*Computer Technology Classes – Fridays at 10:30 a.m. FCC Community Room (2nd floor) at the Milton Community Hall beginning September 20. Admission by donation or free for Miltonvale Park Seniors. Instructor Brad Fitzpatrick -Brad Fitzpatrick Computer Repair. Class on Oct. 4 will deal with phones and it is tentatively planned that tablets will be addressed the following week. Brad is very responsive to questions -so bring yours along! There are also several laptops at the hall, as well as fiber op that residents are welcome to use at the hall.
**Choral Singing – Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. beginning October 1. Director -Jill Garson. Everyone welcome!
Chair yoga returns on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 a.m. beginning October 2. Cost $4. Angelie Carter. (NOTE: The class the week of Oct 9 will be changed to the Tuesday, Oct 7th.)
Community Yard Sale – Saturday, October 5 from 8 a.m.-12 noon. Contact [email protected] to book a table or call the hall at 902-566-3154.
Blessing of the Animals Event – Saturday, Oct 5 11:00 -1:00 BBQ at the Miltonvale Community Park (413 Sleepy Hollow Road) Hosted by the St. John’s Anglican Church Sunday School to raise funds for the PEI Humane Society.
The North Milton Women’s Institute invites neighbours to join our local group this year. The next meeting is –Monday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m.
**Basic Drawing Classes will be held on Thursday afternoons at the Milton Community Hall beginning Thursday, October 24 at 1:30 p.m. with Nancy Hooper. Pre-register at 902-566-3154.
The Municipality will host a Children’s Halloween Party at the Milton Community Hall on Saturday, October 26 from 5-7 p.m. for residents. Please note time change. Volunteers most welcome!
Saturday, Nov. 2 –Dance with Phase II and Friends 8 p.m-11 p.m. $12
*Dance Classes – Waltz and Foxtrot – will take place on the Tuesday evenings in November, beginning November 5 at 6:30 p.m. Instructors are the owners of the Ballroom Barn. Free for Miltonvale Park seniors. Email [email protected] to sign up.
*Biscuit Making Workshop – Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. Join Joyce and Shari in making biscuits. Pre-register at 902-368-3090 or [email protected]
Registrations are now open for the Christmas Craft Fair at the Milton Community Hall – Sat. Nov. 30 9:00 -2:30 p.m. Registration forms are available. Almost full for vendors!
Sat. November 30 – Janet McGarry Concert. More details to follow.
Sat. December 7 -Christmas Concert – Phase II and Friends.
*Funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.
**Funded in part by the PEI Seniors Secretariat.
Watch for future activities including Christmas Baking Bee, Seniors Christmas Art Party (tentatively Dec 13), Basket weaving, Lunch and Learn sessions, Square Dancing, a Farm visit and the Community Play (late January). Municipal Council meetings are the 3rd Wednesday each month at 7:30. Planning Board meets the 2nd Wed. at 6:30 p.m.
There will not be an Apple Social this fall.
There are still some updates and information coming to the new website– but please let us know if you have suggestions or find errors.
The new Development Bylaw received Ministerial approval and is effective as of July 29, 2019. The amended Official Plan is also effective as of July 29 as well. Please check the miltonvalepark.com website for the regulations or contact the Development Officer at the Milton Community Hall on Mondays from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Council continues to meet at the Milton Community Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. The next two meetings are Oct 16 and November 20 at 7:30 p.m. Planning Board meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30; however, will not meet if there is no need. The new Development Bylaw allows for quicker processing of permits as it reduced the number of permits which need approval from Planning Board and Council.
The Council was able to assist residents and neighbours who were without power during and after hurricane Dorian. The Milton Community Hall has a generator and was open for a comfort station for several days. Please keep the hall in mind during future power outages, if you need assistance.
Councillors can be reached at the following email addresses
Mayor Hal Parker [email protected]
Deputy Mayor Tamsyn Cosh MacKenzie [email protected]
Finance Chair Phil Hooper [email protected]
Councillor Paul Poole – [email protected]
Councillor Lindsey Rhynes- [email protected]
Councillor Andrew Frizzell – [email protected]
Councillor Spencer MacDonald – [email protected]