New England’s Sparkling Past: A Jewelry History Workshop

Curator Laura Johnson will be giving a tour through Historic New England’s jewelry collection on Wednesday, April 10 from 6-8 p.m. at the Eustis Estate, 1424 Canton Avenue, Milton. Spanning nearly 400 years, this illustrated talk and hands-on workshop highlights major styles and materials from costume jewelry to horsehair,  Victorian to mid-century Modern, with images of jewelry along with portraits, photographs, and textiles. Participants will be able to handle pieces of historic jewelry. There will be wine and cheese served after the talk. Advance tickets are required, please call 617-994-6600 for more information or purchase on line at http://www.myhistoricnewengland.org


Milton Public Library Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Milton Public Library invites the public to join the celebration marking ten years since the renovated and enhanced building reopened in 2009.
“We are excited to show off our beautiful Library”, commented Milton Public Library Director William Adamczyk .
The 10th Anniversary Celebration is free and open to all on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, and includes music, mini golf, behind the scenes tours, crafts, cake, and more.  Additional details with specific events and times, are available on the Library’s website at www.miltonlibrary.org

Karen K and the Jitterbugs Concert

Come celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the opening of the Sunshine School with a concert by Karen K & the Jitterbugs on Sunday, March 24 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person, $30 per family and will be sold at the door. The Sunshine School is a preschool for students ages 2.9 to 5 serving the South Shore area. It is located at 610 Adams Street, Milton.

Gentle Flow Yoga with Fran Karoff and Martha Susi, Sound Healing with Tony Menotti

Santosha Yoga Studio owner Fran Karoff, along with instructor Martha Susi will be holding a special Gentle Flow Yoga class incorporating Sound Healing with Tony Menotti on Saturday, March 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. Sound Healing is the ancient practice of bringing harmony to the mind, body and spirit through vibration. Participants are invited to lie down with closed eyes to experience the vibrations. During the sound bath there is deepening of the breath, softening of the body and a relaxing slowing of the thoughts. This special class is suitable for all yoga levels. The cost is $35 per person, please register at fran.karoff@gmail.com. Santosha Yoga is located at 60 Adams Street, Milton

Challenger Division Baseball registration is taking place

The Challenger Division  of the Milton Little League is a league  that enables boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 5-18, or up to age 22 (if still enrolled in high school), to enjoy the game of baseball .  Registration for the Milton Challenger Division Little League is now open for all Milton residents until April 12.
Please go to the Milton American League baseball website to register.

 

Congregation Beth Shalom-Blue Hills Formal Wear Drive

 

As part of its Third Thursday Community Service Mitzvah Program, Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills will be collecting prom and bridesmaid dresses for women, as well as tuxedos and formal wear for men, at the synagogue during the week of March 18-21.   The hours of collection are Monday through Thursday, March 18-21,  from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Gently used formal and business wear can be brought to Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills at 18 Shoolman Way (off Lodge Street),  Milton.

The formal wear collection is being conducted in partnership with Tammi’s Closet in Amesbury, an organization that provides prom dresses, tuxedos and formal wear for young ladies and gentlemen who may not be able to purchase them.

 For further information please call 617-698-3394, or send an  email  to: office@BethShalomBlueHills.org,

Sweetheart Dance set for Friday, April 5

 

Milton’s annual Sweetheart Dance for all girls in grades K-5 and their special adult will be held on Friday, April 5, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Cunningham Hall.  The dance is hosted by Girl Scout Troop 76176, which will be donating a portion of the proceeds to help create a Youth Center in Milton. Tickets are $20 per couple (plus $5 for additional girl siblings) and can be purchased at the door.

Maple Sugar Days on Saturday, March 23

Maple trees are bursting at the seams and ready to be tapped for maple sugar.  Maple Sugar Days will be taking place on Saturday, March 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  at Brookwood Farm,  11 Blue Hill River Road, Canton.  Families may take a hayride and learn about the tapping process from a knowledgeable guide, then go to the building where the sap is converted to maple sugar.   The cost of admission is $10 per adult, $5.00 per child ages 3-12.  Children aged two and under are free.

Milton Foundation for Education Fundraiser set for April 6

The Milton Foundation for Education (MFE) is planning it’s fundraiser “Beyond the Books, Bringing Our Libraries to the 21st Century” to benefit the libraries of the Milton Public Schools on Saturday, April 6 at Lombardo’s in Randolph.  If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please drop an e-mail to MFEcelebration2019@gmail.com.  Stay tuned for more details that will be published on the Milton Insider website.