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Fashion Shows - April 28

If you missed getting tickets for the afternoon High Tea event, which is sold out, there will be another fashion show with a coffee party in the morning at 10 a.m.

Down Memory Lane High Tea & Past Fashions - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Down Memory Lane Coffee Party 10 a.m. 
from the Donna Young Collection

Saturday, April 28. 2018

Milton Community Hall
Tickets - $15

A fundraiser for the North Milton Women’s Institute and W.I. projects.

Advance tickets available from WI members, 902-566-3154 or miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com
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Summer Job Opportunity

Milton Community Hall   -  Hall Summer Manager


The Milton Community Hall is looking for a Hall Summer Manager, for twelve weeks with funding through the Post Secondary Student Program.
To be eligible the student must:
• have graduated from Grade 12; and/or have attended a post-secondary institution full-time in the current year and intend to return to full-time studies in the Fall of the current year;
• be a resident of Prince Edward Island and legally authorized to work in Canada; and
• not be a member of the employer's immediate family,
• must be registered with Skills PE http://skillspei.com/
 
Duties:
The summer manager will be responsible for
• assisting the volunteer board with the organizing, management and promotion of events at the hall –such as card parties, concerts, socials, musical events, weddings, coffee club, yard sales, meetings and other community celebrations, such as Canada Day.
• revising a volunteer manual and a maintenance calendar. A special focus this year will be on volunteer recruitment, training and recognition.
• promoting events through press, releases, social media and signage, and regular updates of the website.
• light maintenance, including painting, cleaning, and food preparation, as well as setting up for events.
• some data entry duties for accounting

Please send your application to the hall by 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018.   miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com. For more information, call 902-566-3154  or visit www.miltoncommunityhall.ca.

What is going on?

Miltonvale Park – Events       All events at Milton Community Hall –unless noted.

Mondays and Fridays at 9:00-10:00 a.m.–Fitness for the 50+ Folks. Drop in for exercise classes to improve balance and flexibility with certified instructor Angelie Carter. Cost $3 each. Classes end for the season May 4.

Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 “Coffee Club” – Drop in to share some coffee, treats and visit with neighbours. Admission by donation of coin or snacks! Everyone welcome.

Down Memory Lane Coffee Party with Past Fashions from the Donna Young Collection will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 - 12:00 noon at the Milton Community Hall. Tickets - $15. This is a fundraiser for the North Milton WI. Advance tickets are available from WI members, 902-566-3154 or miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com. The 2:00 p.m. fashion show and high tea is sold out. 

Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. – Chair Yoga –$4 until the end of April.

Lobster Take-Out - Sunday, May 6th - tickets $22. 1 lb fresh lobster (cracked, in the shell), salads, roll and dessert. Drop by the hall or check with someone on the hall committee to buy your tickets by May 3rd.  $22. Meals can be picked up at the hall on Sunday between 3-4 p.m. or arrangements can be made for local delivery.902-566-3154.

Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 – Planning Board Meeting (Regularly the 2nd Wednesday)
Wednesday, May 16 – 7:30 p.m. Municipal Council Meeting -Open to the public. (Regularly the 3rd Wed.)

Thursday, May 17 -7:30 Concert - Ryan Cook- Mixing classic country music with modern satire, Ryan Cook forges a sound between contemporary folk and dyed-in-the wool country. With nuances of pop and western swing, Ryan's songbook reminiscences of the early hillbilly and folk pioneers but stays very much in the current landscape. On stage Ryan has toured as a solo performer opening for artists like Dwight Yoakam, Rosanne Cash, & Travis Tritt, receiving over 20 award nominations in Canada including three Album of the Year awards. His acoustic live show combines thumb-picking guitar styles, original folk country ballads and vintage music from the 1940s and 1950s. Emerging PEI artist Lawrence Maxwell will open the show. Tickets-$15

Saturday May 10 OR June 2 -Community Yard Sale – Contact the Milton Community Hall for information.

Rhubarb Social - Monday, May 28 from 6:00- 7:30 p.m. $10 adults, $5 youth, preschoolers free. Desserts!


Summer Card Parties - Thursday Nights throughout June-September, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

June 10-23– PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls -Stay tuned for details.

June 10 - St. John’s Anglican Church is hosting a Cupcake Tea Party at the Church. Enjoy sandwiches and the cupcakes after the service. 

Sunday, July 1 – 12 noon -2:30. – Canada Day Celebration – Free barbeque and music.  Miltonvale Community Park -413 Sleepy Hollow Road. (Rain location – Milton Community Hall. If raining, the time will also be delayed, to 2-4 p.m. due to Church services at the hall).

Monday, July 16 -Strawberry Social - hosted by the North Milton WI. 6:00- 7:30 p.m. Adults $10.

Tuesday, August 21 - Blueberry Social – Hosted by the St. John's Anglican Church Blueberry Social at the Milton Community Hall 5:00-6:30. Sandwiches and blueberry desserts.

Apple (and other fall desserts) Social - Thursday, October 4th from 6-7:30 p.m.

Christmas Craft Fair -Sat., November 24, 2018 9:00 -3:00 p.m. Admission $2 for those over 12.

Miltonvale Park – 902-368-3090 admin@miltonvalepark.com Miltonvalepark.com  SUMMER JOBS AVAILABLE
Hall- 902-566-3154 miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com miltoncommunityhall.ca   Check online!

Lunch and Learn -Talking about Money

Alex MacDonald from Family Service PEI will speak at a free lunch at the Milton Community Hall on Friday, Feb 2. Please pre-register at admin@miltonvalepark.com or 902-368-3090. 

Topics - Talking about Money, Giving and Donating, Online Banking. 

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Postponed! Eating for Weight Loss

Margaret Prouse's presentation Eating for Weight Loss has been moved to Thursday, Feb 1 at 7:30 due to the weather forecast for Tuesday. If you would like to come, please email miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com.

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Line Dancing Classes - Mondays at 1:30

Line Dancing Classes -Exercise (in disguise) for your mind, body & soul!!
Mondays at 1:30 beginning on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at the Milton Community Hall (7 New Glasgow Road - corner of Rtes 224 & 7). This eight week session cost $25 or has a $4 drop-in fee.
Instructor - Margot Postma
Please bring indoor shoes. For more information, contact admin@miltonvalepark.com or 902.368.3090

Financially supported by the Department of Health and Wellness and the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park.https://www.facebook.com/RuralMunicipalityofMiltonvalePark/photos/gm.324593781393124/1638737989518513/?type=3&theater

Winter Happenings -January and February

*Exercise Classes – Mondays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. at the Milton Community Hall at 9:00 a.m. Cost $3. Join certified fitness professional Angelie Carter, for Fitness for 50+ classes, where the focus is on flexibility and balance. Exercise and yoga classes are cancelled on days there is a school delay or closure due to weather.

Coffee Club happens on Mondays and Fridays at the Milton Community Hall at 10:00 a.m. Drop in for coffee and snacks. By donation of coin or treats!

Hiking Group is taking a break until the weather is nicer. There is the possibility snowshoes can be borrowed from the Central Region Sport and Recreation Council, if this would be of interest to you, contact the Council office at admin@miltonvalepark.com

*Walking Group resumes January 9th.  Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. (weather permitting). Meeting at the back entrance to the Charlottetown Mall -for walking either in the mall or on the Confederation Trail. Connie and Allison will be swinging by the Milton Community Hall to pick up anyone who want to carpool at 12:45.

There are no longer Tuesday and Thursday AbBunDANCE classes at the Milton Community Hall.

*Chair Yoga classes take place on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. at the Hall with Angelie Carter. $4

*FREE Presentation - Eating for Weight Loss –with home economist Margaret Prouse – Tuesday, January 30, 7:30 p.m. Donations accepted for wellness programming.

*FREE Presentation - Healthy Snacking Ideas with home economist Margaret Prouse – Monday, February 12, 7 p.m. Donations accepted for wellness programming.

*The Fit as a Fiddle Program is funded in part by the Province of Prince Edward Island through the Department of Health and Wellness.  Pedometers are available to exercisers. In spring 2018, there will also be a tailored presentation by UPEI Applied Human Science Program Planning Students.
Contact 902-368-3090 or admin@miltonvalepark.com for more info.
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Thursday, January 11 from 10 a.m. -12 noon, Water colour art classes will be taking place at the Milton Community Hall with instructor Julia Purcell. Classes will continue for ten weeks and due to the support from the PEI Seniors Secretariat, the cost for Miltonvale Park residents and friends of the Milton Community Hall is $25 for the series. The classes are now full.   Julia will also be teaching Thursday afternoon classes, at the hall at her regular rates. 


Monday, January 15 – Memory Monday – Bring your memories of growing up in MIltonvale Park -and stories and photos to work on the history book & eat lunch, from11- 1 at the Milton Community Hall.

January 15 - Adult residents of Miltonvale Park are members of the Milton Community Hall, Inc., which is governed by an elected board, and operates the Milton Community Hall. Join them for the Annual General Meeting for the hall at the hall on Monday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The meeting will include annual and financial reports, as well as elections to the board. For more information about the board, review the constitution which is found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2D4X3-U3JM0YjlkWmh4REpMOGs/view?usp=sharing

Wednesday, January 17, 7:30 p.m. Council meeting for the “Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park”. All welcome. As a result of the new Municipal Government Act, the community has a new name, and Hal Parker is now the “Mayor”,  Council will continue to meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month.


Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -Join Kelly Robinson from the Community Legal Information Association to learn more about Wills, Health Care Directives, Power of Attorney and Nursing Home Information at the Milton Community Hall at 12 noon. Lunch provided. FREE. Please pre-register at 902-368-3090 or admin@miltonvalepark by January 20. Storm date January 24. Funded in part through the PEI Seniors Secretariat.

LAST CALL -Do you have a Canadian Moment to share for the Miltonvale Park Canada 150 Book? Please send your short story to miltonvalepark.staff@gmail.com ASAP, so it can be included in the book. Book launch and Canada 150 celebration event -Friday, January 26 at 7-8:30 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall, storm date Saturday, February 27.


Family Violence Prevention - Join residents and friends on Monday, February 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Milton Community Hall to make fringed and knotted fleece blankets to be donated to transition houses for their residents. Financially supported by the Premiers Action Committee for the Prevention of Family Violence. Stay for lunch and a presentation on Transition Housing.


Tuesday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. Milton Community Hall - Preserving Your Memories – Interested in preserving artifacts and photos?  Everyone is welcome to a presentation from the PEI Public Archives on how to preserve your treasures.  This event is supported by the Government of Canada through the New Horizons for Seniors Program.


Saturday, February 24th - The Prince of Wales Lodge is holding a fundraising supper at the Milton Community Hall to support their Bikes for Books Project


REMINDER – Winter has arrived. Residents should be prepared to look after themselves for 72 hours in the event of an emergency – pack an emergency kit with cash, medicines, non-perishable foods…. When storms are forecast, fill your vehicles with gas, run some water in the tub and/or washer plus fill some pots with drinking water -at least one liter per person per day. The Milton Community Hall has a generator and can be used as a warming station, if needed.


Contacts: Hall – 902-566-3154, or miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com or Council at 902-368-3090 or admin@miltonvalepark.com or through Facebook. Emergency contact:902-213-0597 or 902-566-2738.

Annual Meeting -Monday January 15, 2018

Adult residents of Miltonvale Park are members of the Milton Community Hall, Inc., which is governed by an elected board , and operates the Milton Community Hall. Join them for the annual general meeting for the hall at the hall on Monday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The meeting will include annual and financial reports, as well as elections to the board. For more information about the board, review the constitution which is found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2D4X3-U3JM0YjlkWmh4REpMOGs/view?usp=sharing