November Parent Speaker Series event

On Tuesday, Nov.  6th at 6:30p.m, Casey Corcoran will present Healthy Relationships: Talking to Your Kids about the Birds, the Bees, AND the Butterflies .This presentation will take place at Milton High School’s Charles Winchester Auditorium. Corcoran will focus on concrete strategies, conversation starters, and resources that parents and caregivers can use with their kids to promote healthy relationships. As the Center for Disease Control points out, “unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.” Casey previously worked at the Boston Public Health Commission as the director of the Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships Initiative. He received his M.A.T. from Trinity College and is a certified batterer/dating violence intervention counselor.

Winter Clothing Drive

Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills will  join with Interfaith Social Services of Quincy to conduct a Winter Clothing Drive .  New and gently used clothes can be brought to Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills at 18 Shoolman Way (off Lodge Street) in Milton on Sunday, Nov. 11th, from 9:00 am – 12:30, and Monday Nov. 12th through Thursday, Nov. 15th, between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. All types of clothing are needed for children, teenagers and adults: winter coats/jackets, tops, bottoms, shoes, boots, hats, gloves, etc., and all donations are greatly appreciated.                  Please bring donations in plastic bags and, if possible, sort the clothing before packing. Clothing will be delivered to Interfaith Social Services in Quincy on Friday, Nov. 16.   For more information about the Winter Clothing Drive please call 617-698-3394, email office@BethShalomBlueHills.org, or visit www.BethShalomBlueHills.org.

Early voting times and locations for Milton

Day Date Time Location Address
Monday October 22 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Tuesday October 23 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Wednesday October 24 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Thursday October 25 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Friday October 26 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Saturday October 27 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Monday October 29 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Tuesday October 30 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Wednesday October 31 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Thursday November 1 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186
Friday November 2 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM TOWN OF MILTON TOWN HALL 525 CANTON AVENUE BLUTE CONFERENCE ROOM BASEMENT MILTON, MA 02186

Teen Book Club at the Milton Public Library

The Teen Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in the Teen Room  of the Milton Public Library from 4:30pm-5:30pm. The selection is They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera. Stop by the Teen Space to pick up a copy.  Snacks will be served. All teen programs are for students in grades 6-12.

Wait Until 8th informational coffees

The Wait Until 8th campaign , a nationwide movement that urges children and adolescents to wait until the eighth grade before delving into the social media world is also taking place in the Milton Public Schools.  There will be informational coffees over the next two weeks.   Educational Technology Director AJ Melanson will lead informal roundtable discussions at each of the elementary schools.  The informational coffee dates are as follows:

Collicot/Cunningham Coffee – Friday, October 26th, 8:30am in the cafe
Glover Coffee – Monday, October 29th, 9am
Tucker Coffee – Friday, November 2nd, 9am

Milton Chamber of Commerce Halloween Stroll

The Milton Chamber of Commerce annual Halloween Stroll will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018  from 2 PM – 4 PM. There will be trick or treating through participating East Milton businesses that display orange and black balloons.  Come in costumes and stroll the shops, there will be giveaways, crafts, live music and more.

Begin at the Milton Art Center for an immersive halloween experience created by Laura Kessler and volunteers including the Harry Potter Aragog’s Cave,  the RH Pike Insurance company Haunted House, and face painting by the Milton Art Center. This event takes place rain or shine.

 

Teen Advisory Meeting at the Milton Public Library

 

The Mysterious Milton Library Society is a group comprised of teens who use the library. The next meeting for this group is on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 4-5pm.  They  discuss ideas for programming, collection development and the overall teen experience in the Library. If your teen is interested in joining, they need to contact Magda Cupidon at: 617-698-5757 x3 or mcupidon@ocln.org. This teen program is for students in grades 7-12.

Volunteer Saturdays at Brookwood Community Farm

There are many opportunities to volunteer at the Brookwood Community Farm during the month of October.  Interested persons may volunteer their services each Saturday from 9am-noon, reporting to the farm staff at the pink tent near the greenhouse for their work assignments.  Brookwood Community Farm is located at 11 Blue Hill River Road, Canton, MA.

Halloween at the Trailside Museum

 

Halloween will be celebrated as a special event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10:30-am-12:00p.m. at the Trailside Museum.

Meet the different species of owls that call Trailside home, as well as snakes and the resident Common Raven. There will be a craft and a game for children to play in order to earn a Halloween treat.  Admission is $ 5 for members of the Mass Audubon Society, $10 for nonmembers.

 

 

Annual Special Book Sale at Milton Public Library

The Friends of the Milton Public Library will host its Annual Special Book Sale, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10am-2pm, featuring newly donated unusual, collectible and first edition books.  This book sale will take place every Saturday until the middle of November.  Books are priced at either $2.00 or $5.00.  This event is to support the Friends of the Milton Public Library.