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About Milton
The Town of Milton was founded in 1662 and is located in Norfolk County. The town is known for its beauty and wealth of the community.

Points of interest in Milton include the Captain Forbes House Museum that was built in 1883; Captain Forbes was a ship owner and designer as well as an internationally known philanthropist. Also visit the Blue Hills Reservation for a piece of history and a picture perfect view of Boston.

Milton is also home to the first chocolate factory in New England which was the Baker Chocolate Factory built in 1764. The town is also one of the most Irish towns in the United States.

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Workshop: Flower Arranging
This workshop will give the individual the chance to learn some basic concepts of flower arranging. She/he will create a beautiful Spring arrangement to take home. Learn the secrets from master floral artist, Lucinda Larson. Materials: sharp scissors or clippers Instructor: Lucinda Larson Thursday, May 28, 6:30-8:00 PM $45

When: May 28, 2015 6 PM to May 28, 2015 8 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 45 - 45 USD (Thu, 28 May 2015 18 )
Summer Sky Watch

When: Aug 13, 2015 12 AM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00 )
2nd Annual Gaelic Sunday

When: Jun 28, 2015 12 AM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00 )
Milton 12,14,16,18 L7 Futures Circuit Event
Division: Level 7: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,16-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,SE; BG(14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR


When: Jun 12, 2015 12 AM to Jun 14, 2015 12 AMin Milton, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00 )
DTS College Recruiting Tournament
Division: BG(18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s

Notes:*** results not included in USTA New England ranking - please review below information ***

The DTS College Recruiting Tournament is intended to provide exposure to college coaches for junior player looking to play college tennis. It will provide multiple matches against the level of players who can boost a player's recruiting status.

Register for the tournament at the Donovan Tennis Strategies weblink above.

Players selected by DTS will be added to this TennisLink tournament, and draws will be posted.

Matches are scheduled to be played at Harvard University's Beren Tennis Center in Boston. Results will be posted on TennisLink, and will not be included in USTA New England rankings.

Contact Tim Donovan per information above if you have questions.

When: Jul 18, 2015 12 AM to Jul 19, 2015 12 AMin Milton, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00 )
Northeastern Regional Conference 2015 at
CampusEAI Consortiums Northeastern Regional Conference is being hosted by Curry College on June 4th, 2015 CampusEAI is pleased to announce the confirmation of our Northeastern Regional Conference 2015. Details on the CampusEAI Consortium Northeastern Regional Conference ? Registration opens December 1st, and is FREE until February 28th ? Breakfast, lunch, and snack breaks will be provided ? Our one day event will feature presentations by local colleges and universities ? Join us June 4th, 2015 at Curry College Agenda Items ? Key Note from the Executive Director of CampusEAI Consortium ? Presentations from local institutions regarding portal, mobile solutions, help desk, website design, cloud hosting, single sign-on, and more ? Presentation types include round tables, hands-on working sessions, and panel discussions We would like to express our appreciation to Curry College for extending their facilities and their hospitality in order to host this CampusEAI Consortium Regional Event.

When: Jun 4, 2015 9 AM to Jun 4, 2015 5 PMin Milton, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09 )
the word changes experience
the word changes oneWORD fashion show will host a charity to benefit a local food bank during our launch of inspirational t-shirts. We will have a live band, poet, hor doeuvres, giveaways, and some other cool stuff! Confirm your attendance to "the word changes experience" at

When: May 17, 2015 5 PM to May 17, 2015 7 PMin Milton, Massachusetts (Sun, 17 May 2015 17 )
Mother's Day Brunch and Stroll

Celebrate Mother's Day with a pancake breakfast complete with fruit, juices, and hot beverages. Brunch is followed by a guided nature hike to look for wildflowers and spring birds on the way to the top of Chickatabut Hill.

Advanced registration is required. Register by phone or online.

When: May 10, 2015 10 AM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: $12/Adult, $10/Child (Sun, 10 May 2015 10 )
Dennis Brennan with Cameron Keiber at Milton Art Center Dennis Brennan has been one of Boston's finest performers and songwriters since the 1980's. His songs have been acquired for use in films and television, notably the movies "Copland", "The Matthew Shepard Story","Clockwatchers", and "Loveland". Some recent press on his latest CD Engagement: "the diversity is stunning as he takes listeners on a journey that comes from the gut." --Steve Morse, longtime Boston Globe reviewer and cohost of "Morse on Music," WBOS-FM. "Lonesome, ornery and great." --Peter Guralnick, author DREAM BOOGIE, The Triumph of Sam Cooke and LAST TRAIN TO MEMPHIS, The Rise of Elvis Presley. MAC welcomes back Cameron Keiber: Boston Singer/songwriter/frontman for the Beatings and Eldridge Rodriguez. Cameron's opening set for our Roger Miller show was truly amazing. Get there early! Doors open at 7:00

When: May 9, 2015 7 PM to May 9, 2015 10 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 10 USD (Sat, 09 May 2015 19 )
Milton Art Center Paint Night: Thursday May 14th
Unleash your creative side! You and your friends can gather in the beautiful gallery space of Milton Art Center to paint, sip, socialize and be inspired under the direction of one of our local artists! No painting experience is necessary. You will be in a fun-filled environment and will create your own masterpiece that you can take home and proudly display! OUR LAST TWO PAINT NIGHTS SOLD OUT!!!! Please register early, don't miss out this time! $35 Online registration only, no tickets will be sold at the door. (48 hour cancellation policy. No refund, can attend next session only.)

When: May 14, 2015 7 PM to May 14, 2015 10 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 35 - 35 USD (Thu, 14 May 2015 19 )
Milton Art Center Spring Music Series
When: May 9, 2015 7 PM in Milton, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 May 2015 19 )
Photo Transfer / Mixed Media Class
Students will begin by learning the technique of photo transfers using acrylic gel medium through demonstration. Working with images of your choice from family photos to pictures from magazines and newspapers you will create works of art. You will be able to transfer any image onto a primed canvas board or canvas. We will use a variety of materials, including stencils, paint, inks, and gold leaf to add to your painting. Mixed media offers the opportunity to incorporate intricate patterns, music, words into your paintings. Start collecting images of your choice. It's easier to transfer images from magazines and newsprint. When using personal photos please photo copy. I will also have a large selection of images for your use. I encourage artist of all levels. A supply list will be provided. Instructor: Rose Gates Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 $135, 5 weeks Starts 5/6

When: May 6, 2015 6 PM to May 6, 2015 8 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 135 - 135 USD (Wed, 06 May 2015 18 )
Seasons of the Night Sky

When: Jun 24, 2015 12 AM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00 )
Green Up!
Sponsored by: Friends of the Blue Hills
Minimum age: 18
Green Up! is an annual event targeting the removal of garlic mustard, a common invasive species in Massachusetts. In addition to helping protect the natural plant species that occur in this area, you'll be able to enjoy music and other acitivies. This even is rain or shine . . . . . .

When: May 31, 2015 1 PM in Milton, Massachusetts (Sun, 31 May 2015 13 )
Drawing and Painting
Drawing and Painting Great class for the beginner! Through the observation of still life set ups and landscape photographs we will broaden our drawing and painting skills while creating the illusion of depth and perspective. Working with pencil, charcoal, and pastel, students will express themselves with their own style using various types of paper while perfecting composition, value, color, and varying painting techniques. All levels are welcome. MAC will supply paper, charcoal, and pastels, but students are encouraged to bring their own soft pastels for better variety and quality. Teacher: Laurinda O'Connor Mondays 6:30 8:30 6 weeks, 6/29-8/3/15 $160

When: Jun 29, 2015 6 PM to Jun 29, 2015 8 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 175 - 175 USD (Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18 )
Workshop: Painting Believable Light: "Glow"
Painting Believable Light: "Glow" What makes a painting "glow"? What is the glowing quality that appears in the work of many master painters? How does an artist make this happen? To transmit a feeling of believable light in a painting, and to make a painting glow, the painter must make certain decisions early in the painting process. This workshop will include a comprehensive exploration of the "glow factor." Topics will include texture, transparency, and color. Fear a major problem for many artists will also be discussed. Materials list available after registration. Minimum 6, maximum 12 students Instructor: Vincent Crotty Sunday, June 28th, 10:00-5:00 $90

When: Jun 28, 2015 10 AM to Jun 28, 2015 5 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 105 - 105 USD (Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10 )
Painting with Whimsy and Flair
In this class we'll explore a range of stylized pictorial depictions in art from American primitive or "naive art" artists such as Grandma Moses, abstract modernists like Kandinsky and Rothko, expressionists like Klimt and Matisse, modern and contemporary folk artists, greeting card artists, and calendar artists, as well as make connections between depictions and intentions/emotions or effects in art, and create our own whimsical landscapes inspired by theirs. We'll play with both drawing and painting, using pencils, color pencils, oil pastels, and acrylic, on paper. Instructor: Ramola D Wednesday 3:30-5:00, Starts 5/6

When: May 6, 2015 3 PM to May 6, 2015 5 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 160 - 160 USD (Wed, 06 May 2015 15 )
On Broadway

When: May 17, 2015 12 PM in Milton, Massachusetts (Sun, 17 May 2015 12 )
New Directions in Violence Prevention Conference

This conference is produced in collaboration with Grandmothers Against Gun Violence, Cape Cod.

Join us for a keynote speech from Dr. Jeremy Richman, a neuro-scientist who specializes in brain health. Dr. Richman is also the father of Avielle Richman, who was murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in December of 2012.His address will be followed up by a powerhouse line-up of innovators in the field of violence prevention: from those who work to reduce risk factors of violence with young children, to violence prevention in schools, to criminal justice system interventions designed to make communities safer. For the complete list of speakers please visit

This conference will be useful for criminal justice, social service, school, and health professionals who are interested in learning about the latest interventions and programming which targets violence prevention.

When: May 12, 2015 8 AM to May 12, 2015 4 PMin Milton, Massachusetts (Tue, 12 May 2015 08 )
Milton Music Festival & Fireworks

When: Jun 27, 2015 12 AM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00 )
Blue Moon Festival

When: Jul 31, 2015 7 PM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: $5 per person

(Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19 )
Summer Kid's Class: Creatures Big and Small
Come and make a dragon, a ladybug or any size creature you can imagine. Students will learn basic hand-building skills while making functional pottery and non-functional sculpture. Projects will be glazed, fired and ready for pick up 2 weeks from last class. Instructor: Sue Hoy 4 Days 6/29 7/3 1:00 2:30 $140

When: Jun 29, 2015 1 PM to Jun 29, 2015 2 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 140 - 140 USD (Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13 )
Summer Kid's Class: Hands in Clay
Playing with clay encourages experimentation. Children will explore the wonders of soft clay while making projects based on reality or imagination. Working in 3 dimensions provides the opportunity for new problem solving skills to develop. Projects will be glazed and fired. Parents may stay or drop-off the children. Instructor: Sue Hoy 4 Days 6/29 7/3 10:30 12:00 $140

When: Jun 29, 2015 10 AM to Jun 29, 2015 12 PMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 140 - 140 USD (Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10 )
Plein Air Painting: Painting Outside
Painting outside is such a pleasure, but it can be intimidating too. So much detail, where do you start? Learn strategies to simplify your subject, create a strong composition with a thumbnail sketch, use color and value, and produce a painting that captures the essence of a scene, without TMI (too much information). Our first meeting will be held Thursday June 25, 9:30-11:30 at the art center, to go over supplies and basic techniques, and how to set up to work outside. The following 4 weeks we will meet at various locations around Milton including Houghton's Pond, the Eustis estate, and the banks of the Neponset. Most classes will begin with a demo and each student will receive individual attention. A supply list will be emailed before the first class, and be discussed at the first meeting. You will also need some form of portable easel. There are some pastel sets available to borrow through the MAC. Open to Adults and High School students. Media: Soft pastel, or other media of your choice. All levels are welcome. Some drawing experience is helpful. Instructor: Diane Sawyer Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 AM, 5 weeks June 25, introductions and orientation at the MAC July 2, 9, 16, 23, plein air painting in and around Milton $135

When: Jun 25, 2015 9 AM to Jun 25, 2015 11 AMin Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: 135 - 135 USD (Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09 )

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