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Men II Boys’ motto is “It’ never too late to have a happy childhood.” “It means we practice once a week. We kibitz with each other. We figure out things we think are entertaining, and cause laughter for the audience,” Ron McKerron said of the phrase’s meaning. The all-male singing group is set to play the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton November 16th. The group first formed in 1996, and has 18 members. Their website describes them as “a group of men who found out that they like to sing together and have been doing so for a couple of decades.”

It’s back! Milton will once again hear the moans of vampires and chills of fright as it braces itself for the 10th annual Milton Haunted House held inside Milton Mall. Milton Haunted House, setup in a large donated space across from the Bank of Montreal inside the Milton Mall, is open to all ages on Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th from noon to 5pm.

The parking lot in front of RAD Brothers restaurant was the place to be for live music September 7, 2019. The festival marked its third year with a day of live music from noon until midnight.
This year organizers had an emphasis on local featuring more smaller businesses as sponsors. “We love having them on board.

July 13 was a sunny warm day, with a light breeze. It was the perfect summer day for the annual picnic Milton (MAM) at the Croatian Club Soccer Park.

The event included food, and, family activities as well as shows for the kids. The association began with a group of Muslim families meeting in basements for fellowship, and grew from there. “Miltonians are invited here, and on top of that, the proceeds from it go to the Milton District Hospital Foundation,” Mumtaz Warsi explained. Warsi, and Mehmood Khan are part of the team of organizers. MAM presents an annual cheque for $5,000 to MDHF, “That makes it a very unique event,” Warsi
said.

Monday July 1, 2019 marked Canada’s 152nd Birthday. Celebrations started June 30, when the Halton Gujarati Seniors’ Samaj (HGSS) hosted its party at the Lions’ Club Hall.

The event started with dignitaries led by Mayor Gord Krantz being led their table by Latin dancers. The audience settled into an afternoon-long program that echoed Canada’s multiculturalism. Performances included the Chinese Arts Society from both Milton, and Mississauga, as well as an Elvis impersonator.