Peek-a-Blue Hikes begin April 23

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to enjoy the outdoors with your children during their bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes . These hikes will occur every other Tuesday at 11:00 a.m – noon beginning April 23. The hikes will be offered every other Tuesday (weather permitting) from 11 a.m.-noon and will start at Houghton’s Pond main parking lot.  Healthy snacks, juice and water will be provided. Hikers are invited to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at Houghton’s Pond after the hike. Mothers’ groups and play groups are welcome to attend.

Volunteers needed to launch Repair Cafe

Christopher Callaghan, technology specialist for the Milton Public Library is looking for volunteers to contribute their expertise and skills to what will be the library’s Repair Cafe. Volunteers are needed for any type of repair skill, from repairing holes in clothing, bike repair, or any basic household item repair. The volunteers will assist the owners in the repairs. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the form at http;// or contact Christopher Callaghan at 617-898-4964.

“Kids Night Out” at the Milton Art Center

The Milton Art Center will once again be hosting another “Kids Night Out” on Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. This month’s theme is “Milton’s Got Talent”, where the competition is who can create the most interesting dessert. This drop-off event is for ages 5-12 and is $22 per child. Snacks and raffle tickets for gift basket prizes are $1 each. Please register at

Mother’s Day event at the Forbes House

Mother’s Day will be celebrated at the Forbes House Museum, 215 Adams Street on Sunday, May 12 from 1-3 p.m. with a dedication of the Island of Infinite Pleasantness garden. This Mother’s Day, all mothers will be honored with a poetry reading and live acoustic guitar music, while enjoying the Asian inspired garden. Tickets may be purchased at or by e-mailing

Spring Artisan Fair at the MAC

The Milton Art Center will be hosting a Spring Artisan Market on Sunday, May 5th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be over twenty vendors offering unique hand crafted items:  pottery, jewelry,
home goods, soaps, candles and much more.

Gently used art supplies as well as books about art will be sold at the basement level of the Milton Art Center as well. The Milton Art Center is located at 334 Edgehill Road, Milton.

Kids Night out at the Milton Art Center

The next “Kids Night Out” at the Milton Art Center is scheduled for Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m.. The theme is “Milton’s Got Talent !!”. Girls and boys ages 5-12 are invited to attend and compete in the dessert decorating challenge. The cost is $22 per student, supplies are included in the admission fee. Raffle basket chances and snacks are available at $1.00 each.

“Flags In” Day at Milton Cemetery

Director of Veterans Services, Kevin Cook, has announced that “Flags In” day will take place at the Milton Cemetery from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday May 4, 2019. All are welcome to attend and assist in placing more than 2,500 flags at the graves of service members.