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.
There are two Eid holidays on the Muslim calendar. The first, known as Eid Al-Fitr is held following the month of Ramadan.
In 2011, Milton’s arts and cultural scene changed forever with the opening of the Milton Centre for the Arts. Now rebranded at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton, the building continues to play host to a series of both local and national presentations, as well as fine arts exhibitions, and arts programs for all ages.
On October 2nd the Milton created “Everyday Heroes” calendars go on sale for $10 where 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis Canada and the remainder going to charities chosen between Halton Regional Police and Firefighters Without Borders.
Niators organized their 2nd annual Back to School Drive on Aug 27th at the Streetsville Village Square. The drive was to raise school supplies for both Halton and Peel Regions. They had activities such as face painting, sack races, ring toss and the main highlight of the event was a live exotic animal show.
On September 16th the Halton Gujarati Samaj (HGS) presented their annual “Navratri extravaganza” in Milton at Bishop Reding High School with a great event called “Garba Ni Raat” event which translates literally into “dance night”. This Hindu festival helps honour Durga the goddess of strength.
It’s back! Milton will once again hear the moans of vampires and chills of fright as it braces itself for the 8th annual Milton Haunted House held inside Milton Mall.
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.