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Milton hosts Shoe Strike as part of Global Day of Climate Action

Milton hosts Shoe Strike as part of Global Day of Climate Action
by Rick Di Lorenzo

On Friday, September 25th Sustainable Milton hosted a “Shoe Strike” where hundreds of pairs of shoes were rallyed together for Climate Action in Downtown Milton while their owners stayed safely away. Shoes, boots, and other footwear were part of a display on the front lawn of St. Paul’s United Church. Residents dropped off their shoes for the day, shoes that weren’t picked up at the end were donated to local charities.

Milton Teenager collaborates with American boy to create a new Hollywood Single

The technology and pandemic have brought new heights for the teen duo, Lost and Ykckari. Aarav Raj who proudly calls Milton his hometown, and Zakari Steadman from Denmark, South Carolina, United States. Both the boys share the same passion, music. Thanks to online interaction and a long summer holiday and school closures, these two boys discussed creating new songs on the internet.

Milton’s Drive-in Concert a smash success!

Milton’s Drive-in Concert a smash success!

by Rick Di Lorenzo

The Italian Cultural Centre of Milton (ICCM) was proud to host their first Summer Drive-in Concert series which occurred August 28 & 29 and September 4 & 5 at their location in Milton.  The concerts were each individually themed with the 4 nights consisting of Italian, Country, Rock Tribute and a 50’s Night.   Due to social distancing the attendee’s stayed in their cars for a truely “drive-in” concert experience.

Milton’s first Walking4Parkinson’s kicks off at Town Hall

Milton’s first Walking4Parkinson’s kicks off at Town Hall
by Rick Di Lorenzo

On September 20th Milton had it’s first official Walking4Parkinson’s kicked off by local Milton resident Rob Hewlett.     Mr. Hewlett has been taking part in Walks for Parkinson for the past 17 years in nearby Burlington.  But Milton is his home and he felt that it was time for Milton to have it’s own walk.

Halton Gujarati Seniors Samaj celebrates India’s 74th Independence Day

The Halton Gujarati Seniors Samaj celebrated the 74th Independence Day of India on August 15 at Town Hall in Milton.

Halton Gujarati Seniors Samaj (HGSS), while being a catalyst between the Indian and Canadian cultures, celebrates Canadian and Indian events festivals so that members stay engaged connected, and involved in the community. They conduct health educational seminars and dance classes to relieve the lowliness and isolation of the aged and to improve their mobility and fitness.  

Emancipation Day

Milton
Villager
| September 2020

On August 1, 1834, the Slavery Abolition. The act came into effect. This act officially freed slaves in Canada. The province of Ontario has dedicated August 1st as Emancipation Day and it has been celebrated as such ever since. To celebrate the day The Milton Food Truck Plaza at 230 May Street in Downtown, Milton served 500 free burgers to the public. This was the partnership between the Milton Food Truck Plaza, Food for Life, and the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton. Visit the Milton Food Truck Plaza for some great food from The Mill BBQ and NOBI’s FOOD FARMACY.