News and events - Sept 15, 2023

Miltonvale Park & Milton Community Hall – Events – September 15, 2023

The Miltonvale Community Park - The upper part of the garden was planted by the summer students, and when the bountiful crop of tomatoes ripen, and or any other vegetables ONLY in the section that has the black weed barrier, people can help themselves to them. The lower part of the garden has been planted by specific residents for their own use, so please only pick from the upper garden. The washroom that can be accessed at the rear of the building has been locked for the weekend and the accessible swings have been removed to prevent damage in the weekend’s wind and rain.

Coffee –Visit neighbors each Monday and Friday from 10 -11a.m. at the Milton Hall. Coffee, tea, and snacks are available by donation of coin or treats.

Mondays – There will be a session at 7 p.m. usually at the Milton Community Hall on home ownership with realtor Natasha McKenna as part of the Milton MVPs program. Free for Miltonvale Park residents. By donations for others. Register at

The Resourceful Homeowner series will include classes on:

Class four and five (hands on)  How to fix drywall (Sept 18) and how to paint. 

Class six: Guest speaker Peter McKenna - Basic plumbing and electrical

Class seven: Yard work and flower gardens

Class eight: Simple home updates, changing door knobs, caulking, spray foam, wallpaper, tiling. 

Class nine: Cleaning, what and when. 

Class ten: Guest speaker- Peter McKenna -Answering questions 


Yoga with Leone – Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. Building Blocks of Yoga (mat) & 10:00 a.m. Chair Yoga. $6 Miltonvale Park residents and $7 for others.

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

Card Parties – The hall hosts card parties (Auction) on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. throughout the month of September. Admission   $4.

Weekly Wednesday Zumba Classes at 5:30 through September are full.

If you might be interested in helping behind the scenes with sound/lights or stage management for the Milton Community Players presentation of "Some Neighbours - Yesterday Once More" contact  The play is scheduled for November 2, 3 and 4, 2023 (Thurs-Sat) and rehearsals will take place in September and October.

September 15 is the deadline to buy tickets for the next 50-50 twice-monthly draw. You can buy tickets at the hall-or send an e-transfer to $3 each or 2/$5.

Seniors Fitness Classes with Michele Gallant -begin on Monday, September 18 at 9 a.m. and take place on Mondays and Fridays. They focus on balance and flexibility and are lots of fun! Cost $6. If you are interested, please email

Wednesday, Sept. 20 is the next regular Council meeting on the upper floor of the Milton Hall at 7 p.m..  There will also be a special council meeting Monday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m. to review tenders for the Hall renovation project. Please RSVP to

Lunch and LearnThursday, September 21 at 12 noon. Immigrating from China – Join Peggy Chen as she shares her story about coming to PEI. RSVP to or 902-368-3090. Free for Miltonvale Park residents 55+. By donations for others. PEI Through the Years.

Your favorite FREE Family Dance Party at Milton Community Hall is next Friday, Sept.  22 from 7-9. "Puttin' on the Ritz" in July, "Country" in August, what is for sparkling September? It's 70s Disco! Be glamorous! Be fabulous! Be chic! Put on your Boogie Shoes and Bell-Bottoms, and let's Shake and Shine! All ages and all experiences are welcome! There is a 30-minute mini line dancing class for beginners from 7-7:30 p.m. Come try Line dancing with Disco music and enjoy it at the dance party!

Tuesday, September 26 at 1 p.m. – Air Fryer Cooking with home economist Margaret Prouse– Milton Hall Seasonal Seniors. Free for Miltonvale Park residents 55+. By donations for others. RSVP to or 902-566-3154. SPACE is now very limited!!

Friday, Sept 29 – Gardening with Marie. 6-7:30 Come learn about raised bed gardening and soil amendments, in the back yard at the Milton Community Hall. RSVP to

Interested in 4-H for your youth? The Wheatley River 4-H Club will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Milton Community Hall. Learn more about 4-H at or contact There may be a drop in Q&A session before this meeting… so if you are interested, contact Shari to be notified. The Wheatley River Club accepts youth who are 6 (as of January 1, 2024) -21.

St. John's Anglican Church, Milton will be having a Ham Cold Plate Take-out Supper with Carrot or Chocolate Cake for dessert, on Saturday, October 14th. The cost is $15.00 per dinner and can be picked up between 4:00 and 5:30 PM at the Milton Community Hall, corner of Route 7 and 224. Deadline for tickets is Tuesday, October 10th. To order tickets you can contact Miriam at 902-368-2011 or email There will be only 125 dinners sold, so get your order in early.

Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. is the next scheduled Foods of PEI session with home economist Margaret Prouse, as part of the PEI -Through the Years project.

PLEASE NOTE: 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

Do you have children??  The Milton Hall MVPs project is looking for information to use to plan more children and youth programming. Please share your thoughts in this survey

Also -the municipality has a $75/child/year bursary program (from April 1- March 30) for youth who live in Miltonvale Park to participate in arts, culture, and sporting activities or classes. More information is here:


Residents are expected to be responsible for their individual households for the first 72 hours of an emergency.

Please visit the Government of Canada’s Get Prepared website to learn more about being prepared for any type of emergency.

Information is also available on potential weather events and preparation on PEI.  The Province also has a Storm Response webpage.

The Milton Community Hall is a warming center for residents of Miltonvale Park, and has a generator, so will be made available during an emergency to allow residents to access heat, water, washroom facilities, electricity to charge devices, and if necessary, food.  There are outdoor faucets approximately mid-way on the long sides of the building which can be used 24/7.

Information during an emergency will be shared through social media (primarily Facebook or Twitter), and emails to the residents and neighbours who have subscribed for updates and events from the municipality. When time permits, the municipal and hall websites will be updated.

Contact the Milton Hall (902-566-3154) or Council Office (902-368-3090) by phone or email if necessary ( or


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,

 Activities in the PEI-Through the Years project are funded through the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

Activities in the Miltonvale Park Seniors Matters and the Milton Hall Seasonal Seniors project are funded through the PEI Seniors’ Secretariat.


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