Recently, on October 16th 2023, FASM, the Fine Arts Society of Milton elected a new President, Diana Tuszynski. She replaces Past President Ursula McDermid, who has been a dynamic and inspirational leader of the artistic community during her long tenure. During Ursula’s time as President, several major public projects have been created by groups of FASM members: e.g: the beautiful (8ft x 33 ft) mural which is displayed for all to view in the lobby of the Milton & District Hospital; the Pan Am Mural hung in the Mattamy National Cycling Centre on Tremaine Road; the collaborative project with the Milton & District Canadian Federation of University Women: 100 yrs/100 Women for the CFUW’s 100 year anniversary.
The raabta.ca’s Islamic Art Exhibition, Discover the Islamic Art Experience, took place from October 18th to November 4th and was milestone event in the cultural tapestry of Milton. This groundbreaking exhibition brings together a remarkable assembly of 25 local Muslim artists, 11 of which are from the heart of Milton itself. Within this exhibition, attendees embark on a captivating journey through the annals of Islamic history, experiencing a rich array of artistic expressions that encompass exquisite paintings, intricate architectural art, eloquent Arabic Calligraphy, and innovative digital and 3D creations.
Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF) Gift of Health Gala Presented by Mattamy Homes and Diamond Sponsor Chudleigh’s took place on Saturday, October 21. Together as a community, guests boogie down to tribute band Always ABBA, with the theme for the evening being I Have A Dream for Our Home, Our Hospital. MDHF’s dream remains the same, to continue to provide essential medical equipment into the hands of our caregivers to ensure quality healthcare close to home. MDHF are pleased to announce that the Gift of Health Gala raised $614,000! They would like to thank all the sponsors, donors, guests, and volunteers for sharing their dream for Milton District Hospital.
Milton recognized the best of the best at the Community Awards Gala hosted by the Milton Chamber of Commerce
The Black and White Pajama Party, a ladies only fundraising fête whose popularity is astounding. Tickets for the event are quickly purchased up for this annual stellar event. Even the purchase of the tickets themselves became a fun event with Margaret Saliba engaged in “Where’s Marg?” around the town to hand deliver tickets at different locations each day
Join us for Santa at the Fairgrounds, December 2-3, 9-10, and 16-17, from 10am-4pm! Come take a photo with Santa Morgan and shop local vendors, then relax by our outdoor fire pits, where you can roast marshmallows for s’mores. Generously sponsored by LAJY Welding, Longo’s, A&R Landscaping, and Georgetown Woodworks. Located at the Milton Fairgrounds, 136 Robert Street. For more information, visit www.miltonfair.com
Milton has a thriving community of award winning local artists and they recently opened their studios to the public on September 29th to October 1st. Over 44 artists at 25 locations joined together for the Fine Arts Society of Milton (FASM) 2023 Studio Tour.
On September 6th, 2023 ISKCON Milton gathered at ISKCON Temple in Milton at 410 Bronte St South unit # 202-203 Milton ON L9T0H8. and celebrated the appearance day of Lord Krishna, who appeared 5200 years ago.
In Milton, devotees from GTA celebrated Ganesh Visarjan 2023 with great fervor. On the tenth day of Ganesh Festival, they bid adieu to Lord Ganesha, the revered God of wisdom and remover of obstacles. Organized by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) and Milton Marathi Group (MMG), the event took place at Milton Sports Centre with the theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” and “Save the Earth”.Families brought Ganesha Idols, parading them in a decorated carriage accompanied by lively drumbeats of Zunzar Dhol Tasha Pathak.
The Milton Soccer group held a friendly tournament today in support of ichallengediabetes.org (ICD) at the Milton Sports Park in September. It included a BBQ lunch organized by Milton Knights of Columbus with some Youth Sports Challenges activities with ICD in the morning. The funds raised went towards ICD which is a leader in exercise and diabetes with experts in the science who talk the talk and athletes who walk the walk. Thanks to Milton Soccer organizers Emil Matacz and Babjide Shiwoku for making this event possible in partnership with ICD