Community Happenings


HMC Connections – New Year Around the World

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 Lunar New Year Festival at Milton Mall

2019 is the Year of the Pig, known to be a symbol of generosity, optimism and sincerity. This were certainly the mood at Milton Mall as the Lunar New Year Festival took place on February 9th. Te day started off with members of the Milton Monkeys Kids’ Club making themed crafts and posing for family portraits. After getting their free photos and fortune cookies, families had the chance to watch Chinese art demonstrations and also browse through FASM at the Mall, the in mall art gallery operated by the Fine Arts Society of Milton.

Annual Knights of Columbus -Valentine’s Banquet in Support of the Townsend Smith Foundation

The dinner was a great evening of dinner and dance with friends while supporting a local charitable organization, the Townsend Smith Foundation. Music and live entertainment was provided by Charlie Graci and the Groovy Brothers.Thanks to the Milton Knights of Columbus for running this annual event. Townsend Smith’s foundation’s mission is to establish and maintain a residential hospice in Milton to serve the needs of the terminally ill and their families. The Milton Knights of Columbus are actively involved in the Milton Parish community providing financial aid and volunteer services to local charities. To learn more about the Milton Knights of Columbus you can visit their website at

2019 Gift of Health Gala Coming on May 4

Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF) invites you to join us in ‘Winning for Health’ at our upcoming Gift of Health Gala. Taking place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Burlington Convention Centre, we look forward to welcoming local community members, donors, and business owners. Te Gift of Health Gala is the Foundation’s signature black-tie fundraising event, made possible by the significant generosity and support of many committed individuals whose goal is to support quality healthcare in Milton. Te evening begins with an impressive antipasto bar and cocktail reception, silent auction, 4-course gourmet dinner, exciting live auction, live entertainment, games, and more.