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All Activities Cancelled until Further Notice

Activities at the Milton Community Hall are cancelled until further notice.

The Council Office at the hall remains open, and there is a Municipal Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Residents are urged to contact the office by telephone (902-368-3090) or email (admin@miltonvalepark.com) rather than visiting, if possible.


Residents may reach out to the Council office if they require information or assistance.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit the Province's website

CANCELLED -Line Dancing, Exercise, Church

The Monday and Friday 9 a.m. exercise classes at the Milton Community Hall are cancelled until further notice.  Instructor Michele Gallant deals with a vulnerable population, and wants to ensure she is not responsible for spreading any illness from place to place. Keep washing those hands and practicing good cough etiquette. Stay well!

Line Dancing is also cancelled until futher notice.

The Open Bible Baptist Church services are also cancelled until further notice.

More cancellations are possible. 

Singing -cancelled Tues. March 10

With today's weather, and the afternoon forecast for freezing precipitation, the number of vacationing singers and the community wake this afternoon, today's singing jam has been cancelled. We hope to see you next Tuesday at 1:30. 

Cancelled - Meet Your Neighbour Pot Luck

The Meet Your Neighbour Pot Luck that was scheduled for Monday March 9 has been postponed due to a death in the community. A new date will be announced later.

Upcoming events - Feb 28, 2020

All events take place at the Milton Community Hall.

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 instructor Michelle Gallant. Cost $3. Classes are cancelled if local schools are cancelled or delayed for weather.  (Council event)

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 treats! (Hall event)

Chair yoga -We are working on finding a new instructor and new time for yoga – possible times are Tuesdays at 11 or Tues, Wed or Thurs at 3. Chairs are used for balance and some poses. If this might be of interest to you, please respond with a preferred day/time asap. (Council event)

Mondays at 1:30 Line dancing continues with Margot Postma   $4 drop in (Need to have “some” line dancing experience). A new 10 week session is scheduled to begin March 16 -$30 for the entire session, or $4 drop in. (Council event)

*On Mondays from 1-3 p.m. (upstairs) Sewing and Craft Work Bee Sessions. Sewing machines are available but please bring whatever you are working on, or work on the community quilt project. Monday, March 2, Della Wood will be on hand to answer rug hooking questions. (Council event)

** Singing – Drop in to the Milton Community Hall to sing on Tuesday afternoons at 1:15 p.m. Everyone welcome! (Hall event)

Parents and Tots – The North Milton WI is hosting parents and tots mornings at 10:30 a.m. Fridays for the next few weeks for parents to meet up with other parents and young children, visit and grab a coffee/tea/ juice.  (WI event)

Monday, March 2 -7:30 p.m. (storm date – Tues. March 3)– Budget meeting for the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park. Everyone is welcome to come review the tentative budget and give input. It is expected that a draft budget will be online at miltonvalepark.com by the end of the day on Friday. If you can't make the meeting, please feel free to contact the Council Office with questions or suggestions. (Council)

Council for the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park meetings are the 3rd Wednesday each month at 7:30. Planning Board usually meets the 2nd Wed. at 6:30 p.m,. Everyone is welcome to attend. The next Council meetings are scheduled for March 18 and April 15, 2020.

*Tuesday March 3 - Lunch & Learn on Frauds and Scams with the RCMP - 12 noon. RSVP by Feb 28. miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com  (Hall event)

Meet Your Neighbour Night and Pot Luck Supper– Monday, March 9, storm date March 10. 6 p.m. hosted by the North Milton WI. Everyone welcome! (WI Event)

**Saturday 1-3 p.m. March 14. Afternoon Art Party. Cost $10- residents, $20 non-residents. Picture can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/miltoncommunityhall/photos/a.415019431914889/2749421698474639/?type=3&theater Please pre-register by March 11 at miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com. Limited space. (Hall event)

Lunch and Learn on Taxes, with Donald MacDonald, C.P.A., C.G.A. who will give hints and suggestions on completing your taxes, and may be able to assist with filing in the afternoon. Thursday, 10 a.m. on March 19. Storm date March 26. Admission by donation. (Hall event)

Ukulele Socials – Thursday evenings in April and May from 7-8 p.m. Cost $10 for the sessions. Some ukuleles available. Please sign up at miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com (Hall event)

Thursday, April 16 – Young at Heart Musical Theatre – Fascinating Maritime Ladies – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. This musical performance features Kelley Mooney, Allison Kelly, and Catherine O’Brien. (Hall event)

Tuesday, April 21 -St. John’s Anglican Church Auction at the Milton Community Hall. (Church event)

Saturday, May 9 – Lobster Takeout. Details TBA. (Hall event).

If you haven’t filled out the municipal EMO survey, please do, as Council is updating its EMO plan and wants to know which residents may need extra help in an emergency, and which residents may be in a position to help out. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3MDK2VK

*Funded in part by the Government of Canada through the New Horizons for Seniors Program.

**Funded in part through the PEI Seniors' Secretariat.

The Municipal Fiscal Year ends on March 31 -- so if you haven't applied for any of the rebates for 2019-2020 year that you are eligible for - please check online for the forms and information - child bursary, HE washers, low flow 

Sheep on the Lamb

Tickets are going fast for the community play - with one ticket left for Fri (Feb 14) and about 20 for Saturday and 10 for Thurs (Feb 13). Contact the hall to buy your tickets ASAP!

See the next exciting episode of Some Neighbours: Episode Six: The Sheep are on the Lamb and join the cast as  neighbourhood animals are being “prepped” for Old Home Week competition, only to find there is trouble, jealously, and rumours in the neighbourhood.

A presentation of Miltonvale Community Players.

Thursday -Saturday, February. 13 14 & 15, 2020.        
Tickets are available at the Milton Community Hall - 902-566-3154 or miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com

Admission - $15.00 

https://www.facebook.com/events/2444074902308911/

Phase II Dance - cancelled for Feb 8

Phase II and Friends have cancelled the dance on Feb 8 over concern with potential icy travelling conditions. They plan to reschedule.

Upcoming Events - as of January 26, 2020

Hall Annual Meeting - Monday, January 27 - 8:15 p.m.
Adult residents of Miltonvale Park are members of Milton Community Hall, Inc. The annual meeting of the Milton Community Hall will be held on Monday, January 27 at 8:15 p.m. at the hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The agenda includes annual reports, elections to the board, and bylaw amendments, as detailed at the link below and circulated throughout the community in the December 2019 Newsletter.
Storm date -Tuesday, January 28, 2020. http://miltoncommunityhall.ca/index.php?id=news&post=hall-annual-meeting-monday-january-26-815-pm

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.. Classes are cancelled if local schools are cancelled or delayed for weather reasons.

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 treats!

Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. –Chair yoga -$4. Chairs are used for balance and some poses. Classes are cancelled if local schools are cancelled or delayed for weather reasons. Yoga mats provided if needed

Mondays at 1:30 – Line dancing with Margot Postma   $4 drop in (Need to have “some” line dancing experience)

*On Mondays from 1-3 p.m. (upstairs) Sewing and Craft Work Bee Sessions. Sewing machines are available but please bring whatever you are working on, or work on the community quilt project.
 
** Singing – Drop in to the Milton Community Hall to sing on Tuesday afternoons at 1:15 p.m.
Parents and Tots – The North Milton WI is hosting parents and tots mornings at 10:30 a.m. Fridays for the next few weeks for parents to meet up with other parents and young children, visit and grab a coffee/tea/ juice. 

*-Square Dance Classes – There were three – “Learn to Square Dance” classes planned in Monday evenings in January with caller Christine Belanger to learn some square dancing steps from 7-8 p.m. The final class has been moved from Mon. Jan 27 to February 3, if anyone is interested in dropping in.


The Shenanigans Tour - The Fidgets will be bringing their improv comedy show to the Milton Community Hall (7 New Glasgow Road, North Milton PE.) at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 6th. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $10 each. Tickets can be purchased at fidgetcomedy.eventbrite.com.


* Milton Hall Community Dance, Saturday, February 8 -Phase II and Friends will provide the music for a community dance from 8-11 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Miltonvale Park residents -$5, all others -$12.  Advance tickets are available at the hall. Phase II and Friends is a seven person group, featuring vocalists Keila Glydon, Jeanie Campbell and front man Gerry Hickey. The band also features four very fine musicians: Blaine Murphy, John McGarry, Pat King and Ed Young.


Family Violence Prevention Week Activity - BLANKET MAKING - Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 beginning at 10:15 a.m.

ALL WELCOME! - Milton Community Hall 7 New Glasgow Road, Rte 224, North Milton
Materials will be provided …although you may wish to bring your sharp scissors.
Fleece blankets to be donated to Anderson House.
Followed by a LUNCH & LEARN with Michelle Jay, Program Coordinator PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Storm date – Tuesday, February 11
Please RSVP to admin@miltonvalepark.com
or 902-368-3090 by Fri. Feb 7.

Donations are also being accepted at the Milton Community Hall for the Taking Care of Women's Business. Period. 28 Day Campaign organized by the PEI Women's Institute to collect feminine products for food banks across PEI throughout the month of February.


Community Play - The Miltonvale Community Players will have three performances of  Some Neighbours -Episode Six: Sheep on the Lamb” at the Milton Community Hall Thurs-Sat, Feb 13-15, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are now available at the Milton Hall for $15. Drop by to pick up your tickets -or e-transfer miltoncommunityhall@gmail.com to have them waiting for you at the door.   Huge thanks to writers Ken Williams and Phil Hooper and all the actors and crew! Proceeds support Milton Community Hall activities and operating costs.


Council for the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park meetings are the 3rd Wednesday each month at 7:30. Planning Board usually meets the 2nd Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The next Council meetings are scheduled for February 19, March 18 and April 15, 2020.

Monday, March 2 -7:30 p.m. (storm date – Tues. March 3)– Budget meeting for the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park. Everyone is welcome to come review the tentative budget and give input. If you do have ideas or suggestions, the sooner Council hears them -the better – so if you haven’t already, please take a few minutes and fill out a survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NLHRZT3?fbclid=IwAR3a_-h-YbOhjbJNPbu_rk0MLzPmK7wpM7PYCMbvNFXpVdvR64DJLwglKhk


Meet Your Neighbour Night and Pot Luck Supper– Monday, March 9, storm date March 10. 6 p.m. hosted by the North Milton WI.

If you haven’t filled out the municipal EMO survey, please do, as Council is updating its EMO plan and wants to know which residents may need extra help in an emergency and which residents may be in a position to help out. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3MDK2VK

 

*Funded in part by the Government of Canada through the New Horizons for Seniors Program.

**Funded in part through the PEI Seniors' Secretariat.