May 26, 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. As long as attendance is good, we will continue into the spring, but it is week by week now! There will be a class on Monday, May 27. $6.

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. NEW TIMES BEGINNING IN JUNE! 8 a.m. on the mat and 9:15 on the chair.

 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.

 Craft NightsThursdays from 7-8:30 in May at Milton Community Hall for the Milton MVPS project.  People can bring and do their handicraft work and have a relaxed social time. Please RSVP to This Thursday, craft night will be upstairs.

May 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. Last winner – Lynne Davis won $94.50 in the May 15th draw.

 Lily Forsythe, Registered Acupuncturist, is at the hall on Mondays in May at 5:30 for group acupuncture. Book at or 902 978 0387.

 TONIGHT - Movie Night – Sunday, May 26 at 6:30. The Full Monty -  Free for Miltonvale Park residents aged 55+ and by donation for others.

 Thursday ,May 30 is the next Seniors Supper. Roast beef cold plate. Eat in at 5, Takeouts and deliveries 5:15-5:30 (Deliveries may be later). For SENIORS in Miltonvale Park area, the Seniors Community Meal Grant Pilot Program provides opportunities for seniors to gather for meals in a social setting. If seniors can't eat in, then take-out or delivery can be available. There are 110 free meals available and preference will be given to Miltonvale Park seniors. Thanks to funders - the PEI Department of Social Development and Seniors and to the volunteers at the Milton Community Hall. Register HERE ASAP:

After the supper, we will be showing Waking Ned Devine – approx. 6:30-6:45. FREE

June is ParticipACTION’s Community Better Challenge month! Miltonvale Park has been very competitive the last few years to win the Province’s top prize! This year, we are planning to host a community wide activity challenge ( and encourage folks to participate in Community and individual activities, such as disk golf, painting, gardening, pickleball, walk, cycle, dog walk. We are still working on details -but if you have a favourite activity to suggest to be included in the challenge, please contact Norm, at We will also be holding the annual Move more than Mayor challenge and will be finding another Milton to aim for with a virtual walk. Watch for details for yoga in the park, line dancing and other activities!

Milton MVP Project – 1st Anniversary!

There will be a pancake breakfast at the Milton Hall on Saturday, June 1 from 9:30-11 a.m. Free for Miltonvale Park residents and Milton MVPs Instructors and Volunteers. $5 for others. Please RSVP to or 902-566-3154.

 Ms. XiangJie, is coming from Montreal to host a Stylish Living Series to celebrate the 1st anniversary of Milton Community Hall's Most Valuable People project.

Check out the hall’s Facebook page for more info and photos. Please RSVP to Peggy at by Wednesday, May 29, include your civic address and whether or not you are resident of Miltonvale Park. Spaces are limited!

 FULL  -Flower & Tea Ceremony  - 11 am-1:30 pm, Saturday, June 1st. $

 FULL -  Frosted Butter Cookie Professional Decorating Workshop 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Sunday, June 2nd.

 Sachet Ceremony is on Sunday, June 2nd, from 2:30-4:30 pm.$10 for Miltonvale Park residents, $18 for others (valued $45). All natural materials and supplies included. The ancient people who lived a delicate life would wear sachets made of pure natural flowers, grasses and woods to keep them elegant and healthy. Modern people have been immersed in chemical perfume for too long to appreciate the fresh elegance and healing effects of natural sandalwood, Jasmine and bergamot. This is an opportunity to make a natural sachet for ourselves or our loved one with Ms. XiangJie.

FULL - Essential Oil Soap Making workshop is on Monday, June 3rd, from 6-8 pm.

 FULL -Tiramisu Making workshop - Tuesday, June 4th, from 5-6:30 pm.,

ZongZi Making workshop - 6:45-8:30 pm, Tues., June 4.  Zongzi is a traditional main course of the Dragon Boat Festival. It is made of different fillings and glutinous rice and wrapped in big bamboo leaves. Delicate, Delightful, and Delicious.   $5 for MVP resident, $12 for others

FREE for anyone paying for 3 classes

The Milton MVPs Project has received funding from the PEI Alliance for Mental Well-Being.

Thursday June 6 at 7 p.m. is the next Planning Board Meeting, if required. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to

Thursday – June 6th – The Thursday evening summer card parties return! Come play Auction. Games start at 7:30. Admission is $4.

 NEW - Country Music Concert - Women in Country concert will take place on Saturday, June 8th from 7-9 pm at the Milton Community Hall to help the PEI Sluggers ladies ball team attend the European Cup in Barcelona, Spain this October. There will be door prizes and a 50-50 draw. Songs by several female country artists such as Reba, Tanya Tucker, Lorrie Morgan, Patsy Cline, The Judds, Bonnie Raitt and others will be part of the program. Advance ticket sales ($20) can be made by e-transfer at Tickets will also be available at the door. 

 NEW -Tuesday June 11 is the final Seniors Meal of the series. Registration is not open yet.

 DEADLINEJune 14, 2024 Nominations for the Miltonvale Park Volunteer of the Year Award and a NEW Good Neighbour Award to recognize folks who do not live in Miltonvale Park but make significant contributions to the municipality. This is the 10th year for the Volunteer of the Year Award.

2023 - Joy MacIntyre

2022 - Pauline Smith

2021 - Miriam Hooper

2020 -Connie and Allison MacDonald

2019 - Ernie Coles

2018 - Rose McCloskey

2017 - Goops Wooldridge

2016 - John Hooper

2015 - Gail Ling

2014 - Joyce Blackett

Nomination forms and more information can be found here:

 Miltonvale Park is hosting the second annual Fathers of Confederation Car Show on Saturday June 15 from 12- 4. (with a rain date of Sunday June 16) for an afternoon car show at the parking lot of CMP in Milton Station. Proceeds are being raised for the Upper Room Hospitality Ministry (Food Bank). Admission is $2 person or $5 family.  Thank you to the North Rustico Food Market who has donated food for the canteen, which will be hosted by the Winsloe Lions Club. If you have a car you would like to show, Registration is $20 (day of) $15 in advance -register here:  

 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 has tickets ($30) or you can buy them online now, though there is an extra fee.

 Wednesday, June 19 at 1 p.m.  Miltonvale Park in the Movies -  Food presentation. The movie theme for June is Maudie, and Margaret Prouse’s food presentation will be on the foods of the South Shore of Nova Scotia.  

Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. – Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park Council Meeting at 7 p.m. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to or 902-368-3090.

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. NEW – There is a chance that there will be a documentary shot of the show – and we would love to have photos and any written information regarding wedding dresses special to people who live in Miltonvale Park. Please send them to or drop into the hall.

 CANADA DAY – We hope to see many residents at the Miltonvale Community Park (413 Sleepy Hollow Road), on Monday, July 1 for the annual Miltonvale Park Canada Day Celebrations -with a noon-time BBQ, Canada Day Cake and live music. The rain location is the Milton Community Hall.


NEW!  Summer Students – Watch for new faces at the hall and community park this summer. So far, through the Post Secondary Student Program, we have four students beginning work on Monday, May 27. Hazel will be working at the municipal office as an assistant to the CAO, Nathalie will be the Community Park Coordinator, and will be between the office and the park, until late June, Elesea will be working for the Milton Hall, and Nia will be based at the hall and working for the Association for Rural Community Halls. Jenna is planning to return to the hall, after high school graduation, and there will also be more park workers hired!

 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! We are contemplating showing Sunday evening movies when the hall is not otherwise booked -Suggestions of movies greatly appreciated.

 Fire Restrictions - Do you know the rules regarding outdoor burning? Residents need to follow the provincial regulations. Thank you!


Community Garden Update (As of May 25)–There is still lots of space… The cedar tall raised beds have been assembled. The well is now operational – and we have 300 feet of hose! The Wheatley River 4-H Club planted apple, pear and Asian pear trees last weekend (and really wanted the well then!). Planting can start anytime. If you are interested in being involved, drop by, or email Some of the garden will be used for individual plots (free) while the hall will plant some things they might use over the summer and fall, and other produce will be planted for community members.  If anyone is interested in helping  or donating extra plants, or garden equipment (rakes, hoes…) you may have, please contact the Council office.  Also reach out 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 The garden by the hall has been plowed several times already.

 Books –There are lots of other books and puzzles to borrow in the lobby at the hall. We recently got a large donation of children’s books – so feel free to bring your littles in to borrow some!

 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

 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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