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.
At age 164, Milton Fall Fair is older than the town itself at 160. It’s become a fall tradition for many families, and a regular stop for area schools. Every year it offers new, and exciting exhibits, and shows. 2017 is no exception. The fair is held September 22-24 at the Milton Fair Grounds.
Over 5000 people attended the Mega Azadi Festival on August 13, 2017 at the Milton Velodrome to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation and Pakistan’s 70th anniversary of independence.
Event organizer and Canadian Indian Association member Hassu Bihari dreamed of a celebration in which “all Indian community members come together to Celebrate India’s 70th Independence Day under one roof.”
St. Abanoub is a Coptic child saint who sacrificed himself as a martyr at the age of 11. For the last four years Milton’s Coptic Christian Church holds a festival marking the sacrifice. Abanoub’s feast day was July 31, 2017. This year’s edition was held July 29.
On September 30 and October 1, six incredible local artists will step on to the “Artists at Work” stage during Milton Culture Days. With varying media, each will create something before your eyes.
Photos by: Denise Cooperwhite
Milton’s Pakistani Community turned out in their patriotic green and white to mark Pakistan’s 70th anniversary. The festivities took place at the Milton Sports Centre August 12, two days before Pakistan Day. The evening was arranged by the Canadian Pakistani Association of Halton (CPAH).