This weekend, many great residents of Milton are partnering with Cradles to Crayons to collect new and like-new essential children’s items, especially warm winter gear for their Gear Up for Winter neighborhood collection drive. YOU can help this effort by cleaning out our own closets and dropping off your items this weekend at Cunningham Hall AND by spreading the word. Winter will soon be here and there are thousands of local children – including kids right here in Milton
Anthony M. Sammarco, noted author and historian, will present a lecture followed by a book signing on his new book The History of Howard Johnson’s: How A Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon at the Milton Public Library, 476 Canton Avenue on November 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church’s Annual Advent Processional will be held on Sunday, December 1st at 5:00 p.m. The Chancel Choir and Schola Cantorum will be joined by the Canterbury Strings, which comprises some of Milton High School’s finest musicians.
The next Milton High School Boosters “Cans for Cats” can & bottle recycling drive will be held on Saturday, December 7th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Milton High School. The girls cross-country team will be at the front entrance of the high school, 25 Gile Road, to collect your 5 cent cans and bottles to redeem them for cash. All funds earned will support their program. Please stop by and support your Wildcats with your can donations. Go Wildcats!
In observance of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863, the Milton Historical Society will present a free program “Four Score and Seven: Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg through Maps” on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The program will take place at 7 P.M. in the Keys Room of the Milton Public Library.
What were the best and worst movies for 2013? Find out if your choices jive with an expert! Boston Globe film critic, Ty Burr, will present The Films of 2013: The Good, The Bad, and the Really Terrible on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Keys Community Room (lower level) of the Milton Library.
by Frank Schroth
There are two discussion items on this coming Tuesday’s meeting of the Milton Board of Selectmen that may be of especial interest. One relates to their position on the potential award regarding a bid on the town owned portion of the Hendries property and another on the potential merits of consolidating operations between the schools and town hall.
Recycle Your Family Books and Help a Family in Need
The Milton Public Schools are launching a drive to help Milton residents build home libraries. We are asking the public’s help in this effort and are hosting a “book drive” at Milton High School on Saturday, November 16th at the front door of Milton High School from 9-11am.
On Thursday, November 21 @ 9:30 a.m. the Milton Council on Aging will be hosting our Monthly Breakfast. The guest speaker will be the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, Denis Keohane. Denis has been a good friend of the seniors in Milton and he’ll be giving an update on what’s been happening in the town. He will be available following his presentation to answer any questions you might have. If there are any questions, please call the Council on Aging at 617-898-4893.
Meet Rodriguez—and his fans—at the screening of the film, Searching for Sugar Man at the Milton Public Library, Thursday, November 14, at 6:30pm. Two record producers hear Rodriguez in a 1960’s night club in Detroit and immediately sign him to a recording contract, confident that he’s going to be America’s next and biggest rock icon.