April 19, 2024 – News and Events – Miltonvale Park & Milton Community Hall

 Coffee Club – Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Drop in to the Milton Community Hall for coffee, tea, snacks and conversation. Admission by donation of coin or treats! Everyone welcome!

 Exercise Class  – Join KK Pinkowski for Active Aging fitness classes at the hall on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. Cost $6. The first four classes in May will be free, space is limited, so if you are interested in joining the class but aren’t a regular, please contact the office at

Yoga with Leone – Tuesdays and Fridays (upstairs) - 9 a.m. Building Blocks of Yoga (mat) & 10:30 a.m. Chair Yoga. $6 Miltonvale Park residents and $7 for others at the hall on Tuesdays, with classes by donation on Fridays, with support from the Central Region Sport and Recreation Council. Classes follow school cancellations/delays for weather.

 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meet at the Hall on Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m. For more information contact Joyce at 902-368-2055.

 Weekly Wednesday Zumba Classes take place at 5:30. Miltonvale Park residents - $2/class and others are $5. Email to register.

Learn to Square Dance -Tuesdays at 2 p.m. $5 a session. or 902-368-3090. Continues through April… and maybe into May.

St. John's Anglican Church, Milton will be holding a Silent Auction and Cake Auction at the Milton Community Hall on Saturday, April 20th. at 7:00 p.m. They are also selling tickets on a Gift Basket which will be drawn that night. The tickets are $3.00 for 1 or 2 for $5.00. For more information, contact Miriam at 902-368-2011.

Sunday – Movie Night – Come watch Driving Miss Daisy on the big screen at the Milton Community Hall on Sunday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. FREE for Miltonvale Park seniors, by donation for anyone else. Please RSVP to  A related activity is we are planning to host a 55 Drive Alive Class… watch for details.

NEW If you would like to learn how to make or eat traditional Chinese pork buns and the variety of side dishes that everyone is bringing, reserve your seat NOW. After the success of the Jiaozi (dumpling) Making party in March,  on this Wednesday, there will be a “Learn How to Make Baozi (steamed/fried buns) with Emma!” Wednesday, April 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Milton Community Hall. All you need to bring is a side dish or dessert to join us, Baozi and Jiaozi will be provided. Limited to 20 seats, with priority booking for Miltonvale Park residents. Please RSVP to Peggy at by Monday, April 22.

Need a good laugh?? Milton Community Hall will present, on the big screen, the video of the Milton Community Players "Some Neighbours: Yesterday Once More" on Wednesday April 24th. Doors open at 6:40 pm and the show will begin at 7 pm. Admission is by donation. To reserve a seat, please send an email to

Workshop – Anti-Racism: The Basics – Date Thurs. April 25, 2024 at 6 p.m. FREE. Light supper provided at 5:30 p.m. for those who pre-register.  What do you know about ANTI-RACISM?

In this 3-hour session, participants will be engaged in discussions on white privilege, understanding racial trauma and how it is perpetuated, conversations on intersectionality and how various marginalized identities (e.g., gender, ability, class, sexual orientation, etc.) create unique experiences of oppression, and an exploration of ways to reduce unconscious bias and white privilege. The workshop will be highly interactive. Facilitators Aaron and Amirah from BIPOC USHR will lead this enlightening workshop. This workshop is funded by an Anti-Racism Microgrant, funded through the Province of Prince Edward Island.  Please register at 902-566-3154 or

(REGISTRATION LINK WORKS NOW!!) Seniors Supper -Local seniors are invited to join us at the Milton Community Hall for a free turkey supper on Friday, April 26 at 5 p.m. Delivery or takeout available for shut-ins. Priority for Miltonvale Park Seniors. Space is limited.  Pre-register at 902-566-3154 or . Funded by the Province of PEI’s  Seniors Community Meal Grant Pilot Program. Special thanks to the hall and community volunteers who make things happen. If you would like to volunteer to help out, please email

April 30 is the deadline to buy tickets for the Milton Community Hall next 50-50 twice-monthly draw. You can buy tickets at the hall-or send an e-transfer to $3 each or 2/$5. Thanks to all for your support! Congratulations to Reta MacDonald, who won $67.50 on the April 15th draw.

Lily Forsythe, Registered Acupuncturist, is back with acupuncture on Mondays in May. Please reach out to her directly for booking information at, 902 978 0387. Lily was introduced to many people through the Milton MVPs program, but now is booking the hall Mondays at 5:30 for group acupuncture.

Cornwall and Area Watershed Group is holding their AGM at the Milton Community Hall on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. (New time!)

Family Violence Prevention Week – Blanket Making – Wednesday. May 15 at 10 a.m. Please pre-register at This activity has received support from the Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence.

(RESERVE TICKETS!) Milton Community Hall annual Lobster Take Out – Saturday, May 11. Tickets are $30. Reserve yours

Council Meeting – The regular monthly meeting of the council for the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park will be Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Milton Hall. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to

Miltonvale Park is hosting a second annual Fathers of Confederation Car Show on Saturday June 15 (with a rain date of Sunday June 16) for an afternoon car show. Watch for details.

NEW!! PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls - Reels n’ Ragtime.  Tuesday June 18, 2024 · $30 - Milton Community Hall. There’s power in twos. The Vaudevillain and Cassie & Maggie are two duos who have perfected their act with extensive touring to festivals across North America and Europe. The Vaudevillian are a Ragtime Blues pair who play a mean washboard, resonator guitar, banjo and musical spoons, bringing us back to the prohibition days. Travel to the Dirty 30’s with this eccentric act unlike anything you’ve seen! Then, get your hands and feet ready for the Celtic stylings of sisters Cassie & Maggie. Their fiery talent is only surpassed by the joy they exude in performance as the two bounce between guitar, piano, fiddle, singing and stepping. It’s another legendary Small Halls mixer in Milton! The hall will have tickets available soon ($30) or you can buy them online now, though there is an extra fee.

Marry Me Darling -The North Milton WI are displaying a collection of vintage wedding dresses, from 1920-2000s at the Milton Community Hall on Friday June 21 from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday, June 22 from 10-2. Admission will be $10 and a light lunch will be served. Dresses are from the collection of Donna Young, with the addition of some local dresses.


 Milton MVPs – The PEI Alliance for Mental Well-Being project is a three-year project, to build resiliency in residents of Miltonvale Park – by building community, bringing joy and teaching life skills. Coordinator Peggy Chen ( is working to organize activities and is working on the following for the next few months:

  • Karaoke Party
  • How to Grow a Food Forest in Your Yard
  • Public Speaking and Leadership
  • Wild Foraging
  • Exposure to New Social Media and Popular Apps
  • Artificial Intelligence Basics
  • Online vocational training
  • Incense Ceremony
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Flower Ceremony
  • Essential Oil Soap Making
  • Tiramisu Making
  • Children's Cookie Decorating
  • ZongZi Making
  • MVP Project 1st Anniversary -June 1
  • Stylish Living Series with Ms. XiangJie
  • Come Work on Handcrafts Social Times - (If this might interest you,  email Peggy for a link to choose possible times)

Summer jobs – Are there youth interested in working for the municipality (Miltonvale Community Park 413 Sleepy Hollow Road) or at the Council Office at the hall, or for the Milton Community Hall. If so, please contact the municipality at or the hall at

Meadowvale Park resident Norm Birt will be working for the municipality for a few months, so you may see a new face around the Council office or Community Park. Welcome Norm!

MOVIES – The municipality has a movie subscription that allows us to show movies (about 5500 to choose from!) until March 2025. If you are a movie fan, or might be interested in a screening of a particular movie when the hall is available, please contact the Council Office to learn more!

COMPUTERS – Do you need a computer?  One of the municipal Councillors is revamping things at his work and has a few work stations that they will no longer be using. These are not mega-workhorses or gaming PCs, but if you want to surf the net, keep your social media updated, Zoom, Facetime or maybe undertake some word processing and spreadsheet projects, these will do the job.

Includes: Windows 10 CPU, 17 inch monitor, Keyboard, Mouse.

All are reset to Windows 10 setup prompts and are "as is, where is".

If you are interested or if you know someone who needs a computer, please email Photos are on the Miltonvale Park Residents private Facebook Group. If you are a resident and wish to join, please visit and request to join.

Fire Restrictions - Do you know the rules regarding outdoor burning? We recently spoke with a neighbour who is not enjoying the amount of burning in the area recently. municipality does not have any bylaws that regulate burning, so residents need to follow the provincial regulations! Please be respectful of neighbours!

Community Garden Update - Please contact the Council office if you would like to reserve a plot in the garden (either at the Community Park or across from the Milton Hall) this summer. There is no cost to have a plot -and residents have priority… 902-368-3090 or

Books – We have several copies of Blackouts to Bright Lights, Canadian War Bride Stories–If you would like to borrow one and join in on a discussion – please contact or 902-368-3090. We also have four copies of Adrienne Clarksons’s Room For All of Us and someone has returned a copy of Five Little Indians. We also have copies of Consecrated Ground – a play in which George Boyd retells the story of the struggle of the residents of Africville to save their homes. If you are interested in being involved in a reading of the play (seven characters!), please contact the council office. There are lots of other books and puzzles to borrow in the lobby at the hall.

Air Fryer – We have an air fryer for Miltonvale Park seniors to borrow to try out. Please contact to borrow it for approximately a week, or call 902-566-3154.

For Miltonvale Park residents, if money or transportation is a barrier to any of the Milton Community Hall MVP (Most Valuable People) events, please let us know and we will do what we can to ensure that everyone can participate. Email

Sign up for regular (approx. weekly) emails from the municipality listing events and reminders by emailing

The CAO will not be available for regular office hours on Wednesday, May 8. The Development Officer is expected to be in the office for his regular Wednesday hours – 10-2 (though he is often here longer).

Activities in the Milton Hall MVP project have received funding from the PEI Alliance for Mental Well-Being, and are coordinated by Peggy Chen,

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