Community Events, Fundraisers and Family Activities in Milton and Halton Region for January 2020

Lot's of great events organized for families

Milton Council's Annual New Year's Day Levee

January 1, 2020  Milton Town Hall  1pm - 3pm

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The Town of Milton Council is hosting a New Year's Day Levee on Wednesday January 1st from 1 to 3 pm at Milton Town Hall (150 Mary Street). Residents are warmly invited to come and exchange New Year's wishes with Mayor Gord Krantz and Councillors. Enjoy tasty desserts (courtesy of La Rose Specialty Foods and Fine Italian Bakery - Milton, Ontario ), finger foods and fresh coffee (provided by Tim Hortons) as your Councillors cheerfully serve you! As a special treat, we have live music this year too from none other than Justin Tesser and Diana Tesser! PS: We are partnering with MCRC's Fill-a-Crib campaign. Donations of diapers, infant formula and feminine hygiene products will be greatly appreciated!

 

Victorian Christmas

January 3 - 5, 2020  Bronte Creek Provincial Park  10am - 4pm

A special treat awaits you and your family - once the hustle and bustle of the day is over and you have time to relax and enjoy the school holiday with your family. Step back in time to 1899 to see how an early settler family celebrated the season. You will learn about why and how some of the traditions started and continue to this day. There will be house tours, crafts, refreshments, music and story time. Plan to spend around 2 hours enjoying all the activities. No additional charge to participate -- after purchase of park daily vehicle permit. Food and beverages are extra. This event is supported by the Friends of Bronte Creek Park.

 

Winter Fest 2020

January 4, 2020  Milton Bible Church  2pm - 8pm

Workshops! Mini shows! Vending! Networking! The Annual Winter Fest is a family event that features crafts, games, food, shopping, and family fun. Ontario Kidpreneurs Bazaar, designed to inspire & encourage a new generation of entrepreneurs.

 

TERRA Wellness Weekend & Market

January 11 - 12, 2020  Terra Waterdown Location  10am - 3pm

Join us at our TERRA Waterdown location (Hwy 6 & Concession 5) for a weekend to celebrate Health and Wellness! Visit our website for more information on vendors, workshops and FREE TALKS! We will be hosting 31+ wellness inspired vendors & artisans, unique workshops, YOGA in the Greenhouse with De La Sol and inspiring FREE TALKS!

 

100 Women Who Care Milton - 2020 First Meeting

January 15, 2020  RE/MAX Real Estate Centre  6:15 - 7:30pm

What if you could be a part of a group of women that aims to raise $10,000 for a Milton based charity in under an hour? It's simple: We meet. We connect. We vote. We donate. Feel free to register as a guest to come out and learn more at our 100 Women Who Care Milton's first meeting of 2020.

 

2020 Crime Stoppers Launch Party

January 16, 2020  2485 North Service Rd W  6pm - 7:30pm

Please join us as we kick off Crime Stoppers month (January) with special guest speakers Chief Tanner, Cst. Boudreau, Cst. Daruwala, Det. Cst. Clarke, Crime Stoppers of Halton Chair Jan Westcott and Executive Director Colin Jessome as they share Halton crime statistics and Crime Stoppers of Halton initiatives for 2020.

 

Family Game Night

January 17, 2020  The Green Eatery  7pm - 9pm

A variety of board games and cards will be available for the community to gather and have some fun! You can bring your own games too if you like. Popcorn and snacks available.

 

Free Fare Fair

January 17, 2020  Art Gallery of Burlington 

Join us for the opening night of the winter exhibitions with activities, food, and music! This is a full fair of free offerings including a performance by Atom Cianfarani featuring their Operate With Less (OWL) handmade styrofoam shredding machine, a newly commissioned dance/aerobic work by Joaquin Wall, a sonic intervention by Adee Roberson, zine-making with Tara Bursey, hands-on learning and building with BurlingtonGreen, upcycling plastic toys with the Tiny Toy Company, and bumping beats from DJ Smooth Transitions and DJ Donna Lovejoy.

 

Opening Day TERRA'S Winter Market
Saturday January 18th 

With 99 vendors in Milton to choose from, this market has something for everyone. There is a great selection of products such as produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, coffee and wine. The Winter Market also feature specialty items including hot sauce, salad dressing, popcorn, kombucha and meat pies. 

 

Master Your Mind

January 18, 2020  Milton  10am - 2pm

Join us for the first workshop in a series aimed at exploring and mastering your mind through mindfulness, meditation, and nutrition. Our workshops are hosted by professionals with experience in helping clients reach their goals no matter how challenging. These workshops are based on evidence, practice and will inspire you to create the life you deserve.

 

Money Matters for Kids Workshop

January 20, 2020  Acton Toewn Hall  5:45pm - 7:45pm

Sabrina Corker of Edward Jones investments has a wonderful kid-friendly approach to teaching money management. This workshop teaches kids about: short, intermediate, and long-term savings, budgeting, needs vs. wants, big ticket savings: retirement and education. This workshop will include several fun group activities and a fun money-related craft! $10/participant

 

Milton Film Festival

January 24 - 26, 2020  FirstOntario Arts Centre  8:30pm - 10:30pm

A world of film will be coming to Milton once again for the seventh annual Milton Film Festival, presenting the best of local, Canadian, and international films in the beautiful Mattamy Theatre. Your ticket also includes short films by local and regional film makers, audience Q&A sessions with special guests, and discussion panels with industry professionals, festival swag and more! Premium Gala are also available that include admission to our exclusive Opening Night Gala Reception. Film titles to be announced

 

Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup 2020

January 24 - 26, 2020  Mattamy National Cycling Centre 

This event is composed of a qualifying round being a flying start 200 m time trial that determines the composition of the 1/16-finals consisting of knockout heats of 2 riders (the first is against the last, the second against the penultimate, etc.). Each won duel allows the athlete to continue the tournament until the finals. From the ¼ finals, the duels are on a best of three heats basis. After the slow start and a cat and mouse game, the pace picks up. The rider following behind has the benefit of being able to surprise the front rider if he/she can time his/her acceleration from 35 km/h to 70 km/h to gain a few lengths on the opponent.

 

Book and puzzle sale

January 25, 2020  Georgetown Market Place  9:30am - 5pm

The Upper Credit Humane society book and puzzle sale is set for January 25, 2020, from 9: 30am - 5:00pm. Drop by the Georgetown Market Place to pick up some great winter reading material or some puzzles. Funds raised help support the animals in our care. Donations of books and puzzles are appreciated between Jan. 1 and Jan. 24. Drop them off any time at 11 Edith Street, Georgetown. Email fundraising@uppercredit.com to make arrangements for pick up.

 

Republic Day Celebrations

January 26, 2020  Milton Lions Club 4pm - 7pm

Come see our amazing talents perform this 26th Jan as we celebrate India's Republic day. Pls Rsvp below for Early Bird Tickets to this sold out event every year. We have amazing news to share for this most attended event for celebrating India's Republic Day. More than 40 participants will be providing cultural entertainment program. There will be Photo Both with Photo frame to take amazing selfie/Mugshot.

 

2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Milton

January 30 - February 2, 2020  Mattamy National Cycling Centre

The 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships are coming to the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ontario from January 30 to February 2, 2020. Paralympic medal hopefuls from Canada and around the world will compete for the world champion rainbow jersey across endurance and sprint categories. With an exciting and unique atmosphere, concessions and local beer, an expo and vendors area, and breathtaking world-class bike racing, para track worlds promise to be a can't miss event.
 

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