News and Events -May 18

Everyone is welcome to come tie blankets Friday morning, May 19. Official start time is 10 a.m. - but the hall will be open at 9 if an earlier start fits your schedule better. There is lots of homemade turkey soup for lunch for those who can stay til 12. The blankets are donated to Anderson House and given out to adults and children who have experienced violence. - and like every Monday and Friday, the coffee and tea will be ready at 10 a.m.

More details and photos of the very pretty fabric are on the Facebook event page (and don't worry about pre-registering -though it does help me figure out if I need to panic about rolls/biscuits and dessert!) Thanks to the Premier's Action Committee on the Prevention of Family Violence for the mini-grant that helped buy some of the fabric. Special thanks to Linda Sullivan who actually did lots of the shopping and most of the trimming and fringing - that is a lot of chopping!

There may still be a spot or two in ukulele -every 2nd Tuesday night at 7:30. We have ukuleles! Tuesday mornings are still for yoga - on a mat at 9 a.m. and from a chair at 10:30.

Card parties are being held every Thursday night at 7 :30 p.m. - Auction. Admission is $4.

Volunteer of the Year Nominations are due June 2 - more details 

There will be a public meeting at the Milton Community Hall on Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. for residents and other interested persons to review and make representation concerning a proposed amendment to the Zoning Map of the 2021 Development Bylaw to rezone Parcel 283325 (16960 Rte. 2, Milton Station) from General Commercial (C1) Zone and Agricultural (A1) to Light Industrial (M1) Zone and to rezone a 1.83-acre portion of Parcel 658799 from Agricultural (A1) Zone to Light Industrial (M1). Written comments must be received by the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park by 4 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2023 at, or the office at Milton Community Hall, 7B New Glasgow Road-Rte 224, North Milton, PE C1E 0S7. Contact the office for further information or visit the municipal website.

Reserve Saturday morning, June 3 for the official launch of Milton Community Hall's MVP Most Valuable People Project - more details to follow soon - but we are looking forward to everyone meeting Peggy, who is the coordinator of the project. A huge thanks to the PEI Alliance for Mental Well-Being for the funding support of this 3 year project.

The Milton Hall's Small Halls Show is SOLD OUT! Monday, June 12.

Coming soon on the municipal and hall Facebook pages - Julie Pellisier-Lush's captivating presentation yesterday and the fantastic song portraits project video. The portrait subjects had a great evening Monday watching the video (twice!). It was SUCH an excellent project and if you know any of the subjects, Joy MacIntyre, Joyce Blackett, Trilby Jeeves, Rose Ramsay, John Hooper and Ken Williams -be sure to check it out when you see a link later! (or watch for it on this page)

June is ParticipACTION's Community Challenge. The municipality will be hosting lots of events through the month of June - and are delighted to be able to distribute about 40 FREE PEI National Park Family Passes. The focus of the funded program this year is on removing barriers and increasing physical activity and sport participation and retention for equity-deserving groups. For the purpose of ParticipACTION, these are members of the Black, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQQIA+, and racialized communities, newcomers to Canada, low-income populations, and people with a disability. We would like to see people who receive the passes download the ParticipACTION app, if possible (well -really we would like all our residents to download the app so we could win the $15,000 Provincial prize!!). Residents are invited to apply here for a free PEI National Park Pass (one family OR up to two single passes per household - Youth under 17 do not need a pass)

We are also hoping to organize some Sunday morning pick up ball games - so please send me a note if that interests you.

Fathers of Confederation Car Show – Miltonvale Park is hosting a PEI 150 event at CMP (2744 North York River Rd.) on Saturday, June 17 from 12-4. Canteen available from the Winsloe Lions Club with donations from the North Rustico Food Market. Local music, family games. Registration of cars -$5 at 11 a.m. and general admission by donation, if desired, to the Upper Room Food Bank.
PRE-REGISTER your vehicle here.
Funded in part by Innovation PEI & the Province of PEI.
Rain date - Saturday, June 24

We are looking to hire a face painter (or two) for the car show and Canada Day. On Canada Day we are also looking for jugglers, clowns... to create a circus-like atmosphere... if this sounds like something that you or someone you know might be interested in learning more about, please contact


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