It’s back! Milton will once again hear the moans of vampires and chills of fright as it braces itself for the 10th annual Milton Haunted House held inside Milton Mall. Milton Haunted House, setup in a large donated space across from the Bank of Montreal inside the Milton Mall, is open to all ages on Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th from noon to 5pm.
The flag was hoisted outside Milton Town Hall on Thursday, September 5th as Mayor Gord Krantz accompanied by Tom Fischer, a Vice-President of Prostate Cancer Canada, and Walter Eadie, a local prostate cancer activist and support group leader proclaimed September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Milton.
The Dads of Milton (DoMs) recently ran their second annual homerun derby and charity fundraiser, Step Up to the Plate (SUP) 2.0. Held at Lions Park on Saturday August 31. Attracting over 350 guests, the DoMs raised over $7000 for Halton Women’s Place.
The parking lot in front of RAD Brothers restaurant was the place to be for live music September 7, 2019. The festival marked its third year with a day of live music from noon until midnight.
This year organizers had an emphasis on local featuring more smaller businesses as sponsors. “We love having them on board.
Dozens of local and international artists, business and community leaders packed the Milton Holiday Inn on August 21st to raise much needed funds for the Sahara Cancer Hospital in a remote area of Pakistan.
The Sahara fundraiser was the second event in Milton to raise funds for this initiative during the summer. On August 17th the Multicultural Azadi Festival included international musical artist Abrar Ul Haq who is also the founder and chairman of the Sahara for Life Trust foundation which is sponsoring the hospital in Narowal, Pakistan.
On the Buses, on Milton Transit Appreciation Day, Mayor Gordon Krantz and Transit Manager Tony D’Alessandro travelled with the regular passengers who were asked for any comments about the buses. There were no negative comments. There were some suggestions to use a Presto card or eventually have fares available online. Many asserted that they were very happy with the service and could always depend on it. All the bus routes go back to the Go Station. There is one Transfer from one bus to another. A passenger suggested that there could perhaps be a 2 hour extension to transfers, to enable more flexibility.
Milton Players’ Theatre Group begins its 40th anniversary season in November. It was started by a group of 14 people in 1979 who answered a newspaper ad. The first performance was: Goodnight, Mrs. Puffin. The group has grown to perform three plays per season, with six performances of each play.
Hope in High Heels gives men a chance to know what it feels like to walk in women’s shoes for a day to bring awareness to Halton Women’s Place (HWP). This year’s edition was held September 14, 2019. It marked a tenth year the event was held across Halton, and the fourth in Milton. The fundraiser was brought to Milton by Councillor Mike Clutt.