Community Happenings - August 18, 2022

Miltonvale Community Park

Kate and Eilidh are at the Community Park at 413 Sleepy Hollow Road from Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm. with sporadic weekend hours. The drop-in school-age program happens Monday- Friday from 10 am -4 p.m. but not over staff lunch time.  The last Day the park is staffed is August 31st 2022.

LAST CHANCE  - Free Photo Shoots For Miltonvale Park Family & Friends by Eilidh MacDonald
Where: Miltonvale Community Park
When: Friday, Aug. 19th
Time: 10am - 4pm **by booking only, if time slots are still available**
Please contact to book your session.

Fashion Week at the Park finishes on Fri. Aug 19th 10 am - 4 pm
Friday - Tropical Day

Last week of Drop-In Summer Activities:
Soak up the Summer Week” - August 22nd - 26th 10 am - 4 pm

Monday - Water Games
Tuesday - Sports
Wednesday - Outdoor Adventures
Thursday - Crafts & Games
Friday - Christmas in August

Update on Photo Shoots:
Anyone who had a photo shoot by Eilidh this past week will receive a link to edited copies of their photos via email by August 26th at 5pm.

Days of Disc Golf
August 29th-31st 9am-5pm
Miltonvale Community Park
(413 Sleepy Hollow Rd.)
-Open to all ages
-Baskets and discs provided

A reminder that the disk golf baskets and disks and toys/games/equipment in the baby barn can be accessed when the park staff are working.  Contact the park staff at 902-368-7587 or

Milton Community Hall

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.

TOPS meets at the Milton Community Hall on Tuesdays at 6:15. For more information contact Joyce at 902-368-2055.

Card Parties – The hall is holding summer card parties (Auction) on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. until the end of September. Admission -$4.
Sunday August 21 at 7:30 p.m. - ANNE ~ A Green Gables Memoir
- “What is it to look back on a life?” asks Anne in the opening line of ANNE ~ A Green Gables Memoir ~. Anne Shirley Blythe now in her 60s, delves into her journals and letters to reminisce and reflect on her past - the very difficult moments and those of great joy.
This performance takes place on Sunday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall, at 7 New Glasgow Road-Rte 224, North Milton. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Contact the hall at 902-566-3154 or

Created, compiled and performed by Maja Bannerman with accompanying music by Rusty McCarthy, this 50-minute presentation includes many of the beloved moments from Anne of Green Gables and the subsequent novels in the series by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Maja has long been enthralled with Anne and, in particular situations, finds herself asking, "What would Anne do?"

The evening will open with a set by musician Rusty McCarthy.

Tuesday, Aug. 23 – 5-6:30 p.m. Do you love blueberry desserts? The St. John’s Anglican Church invites you to their Blueberry Social at the MILTON COMMUNITY HALL (7 New Glasgow Road, corner of Route 7 and 224), on Tuesday, August 23rd from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Admission: Adults - $12.00 and Children under 12 - $6.00. Bring your family and/or friends and enjoy a buffet of delicious desserts. The Hall is wheelchair accessible.

Rock Painting - On Tuesday, August 30th at 1 p.m. come to the Milton Community Hall to try rock painting. Lee Ann Pelton will be joining us to show us her technique, and to inspire creativity. All materials provided - but feel free to bring a rock if you have one.  Free for Miltonvale Park residents 55+; $5 for others. Please contact or (902) 368-3090 to register. Funded by the Government of Canada through the New Horizons For Seniors Program.

Wednesday, August 31 is the hall’s next 50-50 twice-monthly draw. You can buy tickets at the hall -or send an e-transfer to $3 each or 2/$5. Congratulations to Connie MacDonald who won $52.50 in the August 15th draw.

Miltonvale Park is doing a seniors bus trip this year! This time we will be heading down east to the Glenaladale house, the Cardigan Historical Center, and the A.A MacDonald Memorial Gardens in Georgetown. Luke is still finalizing details, but the bus is booked for Thursday, September 1, 2022.  The trip will cost $20 for Miltonvale Park residents 55+, and $25 for anyone else. Participants will be responsible for their own lunch (restaurant to be determined). The bus leaves the Milton Community Hall at 8:50 a.m., on September 1st. To register, please contact or (902) 368-3090. Pre-registration is required by Monday, August 29th. Funded in part by the PEI Senior Secretariat.

Platinum Jubilee Teas -The Milton Community Hall received funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage and is holding the third and final Platinum Jubilee Tea on Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free and dress is “summer garden party”.  Call 902-566-3154 or email, to reserve a seat at your preferred tea. The deadline to reserve is Thursday 5 p.m., Sept. 15.

Thursday, Sept. 22 at 1:00 Margaret Prouse will be demonstrating recipes from PEI as part of the Year of Canada Seniors Project. Do you think potatoes will be on the menu?

We are also organizing a presentation on lobster fishing the last week of September. Watch for details.

Exercise classes with Michele Gallant will resume on Mondays and Fridays from 9-10 beginning on Monday, Oct 3.

Line Dancing classes begin again on Monday and Friday afternoons on September 12, although I am not sure if there is space in those classes.

The Milton Community Hall has Covid rapid tests (through the Red Cross Safe at Home Program) which can be picked up in the lobby at the hall (or we can run them out to your car if necessary!). We also have some KN95 masks and quite a few medical masks for folks who need them.

Municipal Elections - Reminder – that Municipal Elections take place on Monday, November 7… Have you ever thought about running for Municipal Council? Nominations will be open from October 12-21, 2022. There is lots of information available here: or feel free to contact the Municipal Office or talk to a current Councillor to get an idea of the duties and time commitment.

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