DEADLINES!! Have you enrolled your children in sports, music, 4-H, or other extra-curricular activities? Residents of Miltonvale Park can get a rebate of up to $75 per child per year -but the deadline to apply for this fiscal is tomorrow -March31! https://miltonvalepark.com/for-residents/rebates-forms/ Here is the link to the list of those who have already received the child bursary this year, if you want to remind a neighbour, friend or relative!
There are also rebates for High Efficiency washers, replacement low-flow toilets and low flow showerheads.
Coffee Club – Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Admission by donation of coin or sweets. There will be no coffee on election day as the hall is a polling station.
50/50 – The 15th & end of every month. Drop in or E-transfer firstname.lastname@example.org to buy tickets $3 each or 2/$5.
Yoga –Tuesdays – Mat at 9:00 a.m. and Chair Yoga at 10:30. $6 for Miltonvale Park residents and $7 for non-residents.
Exercise classes on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. Cost -$5. No classes on March 31, April 3 or April 7.
TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meet at the hall Tuesday evenings at 6:30. Contact Joyce at 902-368-2055.
Did you miss some of our great recent events? Videos of the Michael Pendergast Newfoundland Kitchen Party*, Basic Car Maintenance session***, armchair travel to Dubai****, Maple Syrup* with David Hooper and Insomnia and Sleep problems are on the municipal or hall Facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/miltonvale.park/ or https://www.facebook.com/miltoncommunityhall/ You do not need a Facebook account to view these videos.
Income Tax FREE FILING- Don MacDonald CPA,CGA will complete and file simple taxes for people with modest incomes, by appointment through CRA’s Tax Volunteer program . Contact the Council office 902-368-3090 for an appointment.
Song Portraits Concert – Friday, March 31 is sold out. Song Portraits is a project by Corbin Murdoch that is inspired by the individuals that contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of Milton Community Hall. Portrait Subjects: John Hooper, Joy MacIntyre, Ken Williams, Rosemarie Ramsay, Joyce Blackett and more. Song Portraits Band: Alicia Toner, Carlie Howell (Musical Director), Josh Langille, and Mike Ross. The presentation will be videotaped, so we hope to make it available to those who were not able to get tickets.
Pysanky Easter Egg Decorating – There are a very limited number of seats available in a Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating workshop at the Milton Community Hall on Sunday, April 2 from 2-5. Cost is $15. These spaces are reserved for Miltonvale Park residents.
Newfoundland Sayings and Traditions – Growing up in Newfoundland– Wednesday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. Join Betty Pryor to learn about Newfoundland, as part of the Year of Canada Project, funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. Free. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Reminders – the hall has KN95 masks, COVID rapid tests, books and puzzles, and snowshoes to loan.
*Funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program ***Funded by the PEI Seniors’ Secretariat
In Hall News –
Reserve Saturday, May 6 for the hall’s Annual Lobster Takeout – Tickets are not available yet, but we anticipate them costing $27.50.
Learn to Play Ukulele – Every second Tuesday evening 7:30-8:30 beginning on May 9 for 10 sessions. Suggested donation for the series – $20.
Card Parties are starting up again on Thursday evenings beginning on May 11.
And we have an exciting announcement coming soon about a long -term part-time job opportunity and a big grant to host lots of activities for all ages! Stay tuned!
The hall and council will also be hiring summer students – if you might be interested in working close to home – please contact the Council or the hall for details.