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.
Through the sponsorship of Frances and Robert Birmingham, Fontbonne Academy will host Mona Golabeck in the drama “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” at Fontbonne’s CSJ Center on May 2 at an 8 p.m. benefit performance. To purchase tickets, go to http://www.broadwayinmilton.com.
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;//www.tinyurl.com/miltonrepaircafe or contact Christopher Callaghan at 617-898-4964.
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 http://www.miltonartcenter.org.
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 http://www.forbeshousemuseum.org or by e-mailing email@example.com
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be taking place on Saturday, April 27 at the Milton Police Department headquarters, 40 Highland Street. Unused or expired prescription medications may be brought to the police station for proper disposal.
The town of Milton offers summer recreation programs at Cunningham Park. Registration is online only and is now taking place. Go to the website below for a brochure and registration.
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.
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.
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.