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Events Happening in Milton: Jan 23 - Jan 25

Here's a quick glance of activities happening in Milton this weekend (Friday Jan 23 - Sunday Jan 25). You can get to the specific websites by clicking on the titles below. 


Milton Film Festival #1

What? Boyhood

When? Friday January 23; 730pm

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this is a groundbreaking depiction of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child literally growing up on screen (filmed over the span of 12 years).


A/C Acoustics

What? Live music

When? Friday January 23; 9pm

Where? Chanps FEC (300 Bronte St S, Milton ON)

Why? Because there's just something about music that is live.

 

Family Literacy Day

What? Rise n’ Shine (a program of stories, songs, dance and rhymes) 

When? Saturday January 24; 945am and 1030am

Where? Milton Public Library - Main Branch (1010 Main St. E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this day also includes scavenger hunts and craft stations.

 

Season of the Snowflake

What? Tours of reconstructed Iroquoian village and longhouses,newly furnished (and heated) Deer Clan longhouse, snow shoe rentals

When? Saturday January 24 and Sunday January 25; 10am to 4pm

Where? Crawford Lake (2596 Britannia Road West Campbellville, ON)

Why?  Because it's a great way to explore our heritage. 

 

Winter Days in the Country 

What? Enjoy the thrill of a brisk winter sleigh ride followed by hot chocolate and marshmallows around a campfire

When? Saturday January 24 and Sunday January 25; 10am to 4pm

Where? Mountsberg (2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville ON)

Why? Because nature is refreshing.


Milton Film Festival #2

What? Wadjda

When? Saturday January 24; 1030am

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this is a movie of firsts, breaking several cultural barriers.

 

Family Literacy Day

What? Andrew Larsen appearance, author of In The Tree House and the Charlie books 

When? Saturday January 24; 11am and 130pm

Where? Milton Public Library - Main Branch (1010 Main St. E, Milton ON)

Why? Because Mr. Larsen will show families how to make their own books, filled with stories and illustrations.

 

Milton Film Festival #3

What? Love Is Strange

When? Saturday January 24; 130pm

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this is a movie about love.

 

Milton Film Festival #4

What? Show Stopper

When? Saturday January 24; 4pm

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this is the rise and fall of self-made mogul Garth Drabinsky.

 

Sunset Snowshoe Hike: Family

What? A family-friendly introduction into snowshoeing, staff take participants along the trail to look for wildlife tracks and signs,play games as the sun sets over the winter landscape, enjoy campfire afterwards

When? Saturday January 24; 4pm to 6pm

Where? Crawford Lake (2596 Britannia Road West Campbellville, ON)

Why? Because I still want to learn how to snowshoe. 


Owl Prowl Family

What? A hike through the crisp winter night to search for owls and a 'nose to beak' visit with Mountsberg's resident raptors

When? Saturday January 24; 630pm to 830pm

Where? Mountsberg (2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville ON)

Why? Because this is an experience that is not easily forgotten.

 

Milton Film Festival Gala and #5

What? The Grand Seduction

When? Saturday January 24; 8pm

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because in addition to a grand film, your ticket also includes a grand gala catered by Lunchbox Cafe

 

Sunset Snowshoe Hike: Adult

What? Your guide will lead you on a snowshoe hike through the beautiful landscape and the evening will end fireside

When? Saturday January 24; 7pm to 9pm

Where? Crawford Lake (2596 Britannia Road West Campbellville, ON)

Why? Because this is a great way to "discover the magic of winter at night."

 

Audio Rebels

What? Live music

When? Friday January 23; 9pm

Where? Chanps FEC (300 Bronte St S, Milton ON)

Why? Because there's just something about music that is live.


Milton Film Festival #6

What? Ernest & Celestine

When? Sunday January 25; 11am

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this film "leaps across genres and influences to capture the kinetic, limitless possibilities of animated storytelling"


Milton Film Festival #7

What? The Philosopher King

When? Sunday January 25; 2pm

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this is a story of reconnection and reconciliation between two estranged brothers. 


Milton Film Festival #8

What? The Great Beauty

When? Sunday January 25; 430pm

Where? Mattamy Theatre, Milton Centre for the Arts (1010 Main St E, Milton ON)

Why? Because this is a film about "Rome in all its glory - a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty."


Enjoy!


-NG

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