Several Interfaith Social Services’ Bunny Basket program volunteers stand in front of a wall of finished baskets after the volunteer event last month before pub gatherings were banned. Two dozen volunteers from Milton and other communities assembled nearly 500 baskets to be distributed to the children of Interfaith’s food pantry clients.
The Fruit Center at 10 Bassett Street is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. The staff is limiting the number of people inside the store at one time due to COVID-19.
Supplies remain available. The store opens at 7 a.m. for those over 60.
The Milton Public Library will be hosting a Diverse Reads Family Book Club for ages 8 and over on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a Skype conversation with Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly as the group discusses her book “Lalani of the Distant Sea.”
Please contact Sara Truog at 617-898-4951 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if there any questions in regards to this event.
Courageous Conversations which was to meet Tuesday, March 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church, like most other events, has been cancelled due to Coronavirus.
Topics related to families of color and health care were to be discussed.
No events are being held at the Milton Public Library due to the Coronavirus. The library has online access to parts of its collection. Please call the Reference Desk @ 617.698.5757 with any questions.
Maple Sugar Days is cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
Brookwood Farm has some events on its calendar in May.
Reach out to Brookwood Community Farm for current information.
The 25th anniversary of the Milton Times was an event the staff of the newspaper planned to mark with a party that was to have benefitted a drive to digitize the earlier copies of the paper.
The paper has been digitized for the last 10 years but the first issues are beginning to crumble.
Due to the Coronavirus the party has been cancelled.
The second Annual Blue Hills Winter Soupfest, sponsored by the Wakefield Estate Charitable Trust took place on Saturday, March 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The proceeds will support the Wakefield Estate’s environmental education programs.
For more information, call 617-333-0924.
The Friends of the Blue Hills have cancelled or postponed all events due to COVID-19.
They will announce their calendar when the crisis passes.
Sculptor Peter Berman and artist Tom Maholchic, both originally from Milton displayed their works of art at the Wotiz Gallery at the Milton Public Library.
But the library closed shortly after the exhibit was installed. The pair were featured together in June 2019 at the Savin Gallery in Dorchester. Their latest joint works include media from each of their specialties shown adjacently to each other.
For more information about displaying your art at the Milton Public
Library, contact Jean Hlady, Head of Adult Services/Reference, at email@example.com or call her at (617)
698-5757, x. 3.