Coffee Club -is Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Admission by donation of coin or sweets.
Exercise classes take place weekly on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m., except there is no class on Friday Feb 10. Cost -$5. If school is cancelled for weather-related reasons, the class can move online, email [email protected] for the Zoom link.
The Milton Community Hall is hosting Computer Classes with Andy Gallant on Monday evenings (7p.m) in February 13th, March 6th & 20th. These are funded through the PEI Seniors Secretariat. If you are interested in any or all classes, please sign up with the hall. [email protected] or 902-566-3154.
Improving digital resourcefulness for community organizations – useful programs for community organizations -Canva, Facebook ads…..
Understanding how computers work – and what exactly is the “Cloud”? – this will be a “How Stuff Works” type course where we’ll review larger overall concepts of computer/programs to give participants a general idea of what’s going on behind the scenes when they’re running a computer program, using a web service, etc.
Basic photo editing. Backing up your computer/smartphone. (It would be helpful to know ahead if participants generally use Apple or Android mobile devices).
Yoga classes are Tuesdays – Mat at 9:00 a.m. and Chair Yoga at 10:30. $6 for Miltonvale Park residents and $7 for non-residents. The first class is free for Miltonvale Park residents! If school is cancelled for weather related reasons, the class can move online, email [email protected] for the Zoom link.
TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meet at the hall Tuesday evenings around 6:30. For more information contact Joyce at 902-368-2055.
Last chance to support Raising the Roof who are sleeping at the hall overnight tonight to raise money for homeless initiatives. https://p2p.charityengine.net/onenight-pei/Home/Index/ https://raisingtheroof.org
Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, Feb 8 at 8 p.m. (Please note the new time). Please RSVP to [email protected] if you would like to attend and observe (although part of the meeting will be closed to discuss legal issues).
Margaret Prouse is sharing recipes and tastes from the North including Arctic char on Thursday, February 9 at 1 p.m. Registration deadline has passed, but there may still be space available. Please email [email protected]. Free for residents and by donation for others. This is part of the Year of Canada project, funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.
Friday, Feb 10 from 2-4 p.m. the hall is holding a dateless Valentine’s dance from 2-4. Come dance the afternoon away! Dress code is Prom or Valentine’s themed. Admission is by donation to the QEH Foundation. Please RSVP to the hall at 902-566-3154 or [email protected]. (and you can bring a date if you have one! If you like to dance, come along… no special skill required!)
The Municipal Council will be meeting on Wednesday, Feb 15 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Please RSVP to [email protected].
NEW!! Registration is now open for the next community supper on Thursday, Feb 16, hosted by the Milton Community Hall. We are planning Shepherd’s Pie. As the meals are becoming popular, if you are interested in attending, please register soon at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5QF9C7W If you are aware of someone in the area who would benefit from home cooked meal, please be sure to mention this opportunity to them. Funded by the Island Community Food Security Initiative. Priority will be given to Miltonvale Park residents.
A Greenhouse Planting session with gardener Heidi Riley will be held at the Milton Community Hall on Friday, Feb.17 at 11:00 a.m. This is free for Miltonvale Park Residents and by donation for non-residents. Funded in part by the New Horizons For Seniors Program. Please RSVP to [email protected] or 902-368-3090.
Public Budget Meeting for the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park – Wednesday, February 22, 2023 –7:00 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall. Storm date – Thursday, Feb 23. Residents and landowners of Miltonvale Park are invited to attend and provide input on the municipal operating and capital budgets for 2023-24. Please RSVP to [email protected] or 902-368-3090. The budget will be approved at the March Council meeting – Wed., March 15 at 7:00 p.m. Information will be posted on MiltonvalePark.com when available.
NEW!! The last party was a hit! Sign Painting Party – Tuesday, February 28, 6-8 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall with Laurie at Red Island Handcrafted. Cost for Miltonvale Park Residents 55+ – 12” sign – $15 or 15” sign – $20 and the cost for non-Residents and younger residents $25 (12”) & $35 (15”). Pre-register at [email protected] or 902-368-3090 by Tues. Feb. 21 to pick your design Check out the choices here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1459403434894340/?active_tab=discussion) and size. Space is limited. Residents 55+ and those who didn’t attend Jan. 27 will have priority booking.
And the Municipality is organizing four beginner conversational French classes in March – they were really enjoyed in the summer of 2020 and the same teacher is happy to come back and do four more. This is also part of the Year of Canada New Horizons For Seniors project. We will either have them on Saturday mornings or Thursday evenings and were looking for feedback on the times for anyone who might be interested in learning to parler français …. or at least a few basic words! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QQ6KFKD
Mark your Calendars – Next Community Meals – March 2 and March 14. Michael Pendergast will be hosting a Newfoundland Kitchen Party after the March 14th supper. More details to follow. The second food box event is March 11. Registration for the meals and events will likely open the week before each event.
NEW!! Wednesday March 8 at 1 p.m. is the last of Year of Canada Food Presentation with Margaret Prouse. She will be demonstrating Foods of Quebec. Please RSVP to [email protected].
Reminder that the hall has KN95 masks, COVID rapid tests, a lending library of books and puzzles (and a box of cook books!). The municipality has rebates for HE washers, low flow showerheads, low-flow toilets that are replace older models that are 13L or more, and bursaries of $75/child/year for extra-curricular activities, like arts and culture classes, registration for 4-H, or other young organizations, or sports. https://miltonvalepark.com/for-residents/rebates-forms/ (REBATE Deadline is March 30, 2023) and when there is more snow – the municipality also has six pairs of snowshoes to lend out.
Thanks to those who braved the cold to help with and delivered food boxes on the weekend. The hall was limited in how much we could store for a long time – so appreciate all those who we saw on Saturday (and really want to extend our apologies to those who got stuck in laneways trying to get here…. Sorry!). The cold and wind lasted much longer than we were hoping.