Teens who signed up for the Mentorship Programme with Artists from the Fine Arts Society of Milton at the First Ontario Art Centre in March 2019 expressed their need for their mentors to take time to give tips, correct mistakes and offer encouragement.This year for 4 Sunday afternoons the volunteer mentors from FASM were: leader Ursula McDermid- acrylic painter and pastellist; Kirsty Rutter-acrylics; Jenny Panda- acrylics, mixed media and illustration.During the sessions, other artists joined the group: Shelley Prior-water colourist, Linda Johnston-fabric art and sewing and Louise Botha -painter, art as therapy, art as a career.
Milton’s Ahmadiyya Muslims have a pathway to peace. Th ey unveiled it at a Dinner for Muslims event January 23, 2019 at Paramount Fine Foods. “We’re reaching out to the community and giving them an opportunity to learn about Islam. What better way to do that than enjoying a delicious meal together,” Advocacy Director Maqbool Sheikh said.
Canadian Indian Association celebrates India’s 70th Republic Day in Milton On Saturday January 26th the Canadian Indian Association held a celebration for India’s 70th Republic Day. Th e event had a great turn out of community members, volunteers, organizers and talented local dancers and singers.
Christmas is a time to give back to the community. The federal New Democratic Party (NDP) in Milton marked its third annual Toy drive on December 16, 2018 at the Brown Pepper Grill.
Author Diksha Pal Narayan has released her second children’s book with a continued focus on simplifying Hindu customs and popular festivals for young children. A follow up to “Ved and Friends Celebrate Dussehra and Diwali,” Pal Narayan’s second book is entitled “Ved’s Little Book on Devotion.” The book came together quickly – Pal Narayan began writing it in early spring of 2018.
The Milton Players 2018/2019 Season Kick-Off event on September 14th was (not surprisingly) full of vibrant personalities. Guests included a collection of theatre buffs including actors, directors, producers and volunteers.
Events’ Ontario Softball Cricket League’s (EOSCL) season is over. The organization completed its third season September 22 with a pair of matches at Sherwood Community Park.
The spirit of entrepreneurship spread to the next generation at the first ever Ontario Kidspreneur Bazaar at Skedaddle Indoor playground August 3, 2018.
In a continued effort to connect artists of all genres and levels of experience with the greater Milton community, Arts Milton will host the 6th Annual Milton Culture Days this fall on September 28-30, 2018.