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Band concerts return

Opportunities to party like it’s pre pandemic times will be returning this month with the return of a full-out summer concert series that began June 9 at the Town Hall green.
The parks and recreation concerts begin at 6 p.m. The schedule of Wednesday concerts (and one that happens on a Thursday) will include:
June 16: Double Eagle Oktoberfest Band, sponsored by James G. Mullen Jr.;
June 23: Paul Agnew and the John Capavella Band, sponsored by Alfred Thomas Funeral Home;
June 30: Black Velvet, sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton;
July 7: Riverside Theatre Works, sponsored by Dolan Funeral Home and Cremation Services and Dolan & Chapman Funeral and Cremation Services;
July 14: Erin’s Melody, sponsored by Dan Tarpey Jr. and Celtic Monument;
July 21: Tempo International, sponsored by Fuller Village;
July 28: Curragh’s Fancy, sponsored by state Sen. Walter Timilty;
Aug. 4: Neville Sisters – Kelli & Kaitlin, sponsored by Town Clerk Susan Galvin and the Town Clerk’s staff.

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Visit the MAC virtually

Milton Art Center is planning a nature-inspired virtual open house filled with artwork, activities and fun for all ages on Saturday, October 3 from 10 to 11 a.m.
Teacher Camille DeMarco will walk students through how to create an environmental art piece inspired by artist Andy Goldsworthy’s work.
This is the perfect activity to get outside and enjoy this beautiful fall weather and create art! Drop in to Zoom for an exciting virtual experience filled with creative family fun!
The event is free and open to the public.
Please register at by Thursday, Oct. 1. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting when you fill out the registration form.
Materials You’ll Need:
Any natural materials you can find like acorns, leaves, rocks, sticks and flowers.
If you can’t find any of these you can use water and a brush or a sponge.
Your parents phone (so they can take a photo of your art piece and email it to us so we can post it on our social media channels!)
Parents can also post it to Facebook or Instagram with the #miltonartsvoh.
MAC staff will be available to answer questions and talk about our programs.
The staff looks forward to seeing you (virtually) soon!

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Diverse Reads Family Book Club

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 if there any questions in regards to this event.

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Berman and Maholchic exhibit works in Wotiz Gallery

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 or call her at (617)
698-5757, x. 3.

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Keep Calm and Get Your Irish On

The Milton Art Center hosted their annual “Keep Calm and Get Your Irish On” St. Patricks Day party on Saturday, March 14 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. It was one of the last events at the MAC before it was forced to close due to the Coronavirus.