Coffee Club -is Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Coffee will be upstairs, Fri Feb 3 as sign painting is on the main level Friday morning.
There are still about 10 food boxes available (pick up 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 4 at the hall) or delivery is available to Miltonvale Park residents – We are hoping the weather stays ok for it! Use this form to sign up. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7NVVTX7 These are funded by the Island Community Food Security Initiative and will contain meat, milk, cheese, potatoes and vegetables. (approx. value $35).
Exercise classes return on Monday, Feb 6. and take place weekly on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m., except there is no class on Fridays Feb. 3 & 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 some Monday evenings (7p.m) in February (6th & 13th) and 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.
Online Safety and how to save money on your phone/internet bill (participants can bring the first one or two pages of their bills which usually show which services they are purchasing and how much they’re paying -Andy will recommend optimizations with the goal of helping everyone save a bit, and sometimes a lot, of money).
Improving digital resourcefulness for community organizations – useful programs for community organizations and how to use them.
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.
Former municipal councillor Lindsey Rhynes is the PEI representative for Raising the Roof and is organizing a fundraising event overnight at the Milton Community Hall on Tuesday, February 7 to combat homelessness. More information is here https://p2p.charityengine.net/onenight-pei/Home/Index/ https://raisingtheroof.org
Margaret Prouse is sharing recipes and tastes from the North including Arctic char on Thursday, February 9 at 1 p.m. Please email [email protected] by Tues noon, Feb 7 if you would like to attend. It is 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 but just for fun. Admission is by donation to the QEH Foundation. Please RSVP to the hall at 902-566-3154 or [email protected].
The hall is catering a buffet noon meal on Saturday, Feb 11, if you are interested in helping out on Friday or Saturday, please contact the hall – 902-566-3154 or [email protected].
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]. It is expected the Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, Feb 8.
Thanks to all those who helped out with the Milton Community Hall ham supper last week. Our next community meal will be Thursday, Feb 16. Watch for the sign-up link (and the menu) on MiltonCommunityHall.ca or the hall’s Facebook page. It will also be shared on Miltonvale Park’s social media.
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 to provide input on the municipal operating and capital budgets for 2023-24. Please RSVP to [email protected] or 902-368-3090 to attend in person or to get a Zoom link. 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.
The Community Play has been postponed to the fall.
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/ and when there is more snow – the municipality also has six pairs of snowshoes to lend out.
Take care in the extreme cold we are expecting over the next few days. https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/healthy-living/your-health/environment/extreme-cold.html