HMC Connections held their New Year Around the World event at the Milton Mall on March 7th. The event showcased the different New Year’s celebration experiences around the world. There were booths showcasing Canada, Iran, Pakistan, India, the Philippines, China, Korea, Afghanistan, Yemen, Lithunia, Romania as well as traditions from Latin America and the Middle East. Every year, HMC organizes a new year event highlighting culture, traditions, customs and culinary experiences from around the world.
The Town of Milton will be hosting a New Year’s Day Levee on Tuesday January 1st from 1 to 3 pm at Milton Town Hall (150 Mary Street). Residents are warmly invited to come and exchange New Year’s wishes with Mayor Gord Krantz and councillors.
On March 24th the Halton Multicutural Council (also known as HMC Connections) welcomed attendees to Celebrate Pakistan Day at the Annual Community Leadership Awards Night & Fundraising Gala which was held at Milton Banquet Centre.
Milton was filled with the sounds of celebration at the annual Lunar New Year Festival, held at Milton Mall on February 24th.
On January 20th, a launch party will be held at the Milton Sports Centre from 1 to 3pm for the Coldest Night of the Year. There will be games, crafts, giveaways and much more.
Two Milton Councillors will hold a Budget Open House regarding both the Town of Milton and the Region of Halton 2018 Budgets.
September 16th marked Milton’s second Annual Hope in High Heels, a men’s only walk in heels to support ending violence against women. Walkers of all ages collected pledges to help raise funds for Halton Women’s Place, which provides a safe haven without abuse for women and their children.
The Milton NDP Riding Association hosted its annual public barbecue on Saturday August 12 in Beaty Neighbourhood park. This family event included everything from tasty BBQ chicken and hotdogs, activities for children and speeches from leadership.
On July 29, hundreds of Halton residents flocked to Victoria Park in Milton to join Halton MPP, Indira Naidoo-Harris at her annual community BBQ celebrating Ontario and Canada’s 150th birthdays.
The Milton Haunted House Committee was happy to present a cheque of $11,327 to Milton District Hospital Foundation on August 18th representing the net total funds given the hospital from the previous campaign year.