The Milton Arts Guild announce their Members Summer Art Exhibit show and sale, opening with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 15. The show will include paintings, sculpture, pottery, photography, arts and crafts and artisan-made jewelry from guild members. Participating artists ensure a well-rounded show with many beautiful and unique works of art.
To connect you and your family with nature, many activities, programs, and special events are planned this year. But remember that anytime is a good time to visit the Refuge, which is open every day from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset in designated areas! The Visitor Center is open daily year round from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Led by volunteer birding guides, beginner and experienced bird watchers will enjoy observing and learning about the bird species frequenting the refuge at this time of year. Come prepared for the weather and expect to walk up to a mile. Bring your binoculars, a field guide, and spotting scope (the leader will have spotting scopes also). Binoculars will be available to borrow. Meet at the refuge office.
Do you have a desire to learn more about Monarch butterflies? If so, please join Mike McFarlin this evening to learn about the marvelous monarch butterfly. He will share his personal experience with you on how he raised and released hundreds of monarch butterflies! He will also discuss their epic migration, impacts humans have made on the monarch environment, how to raise them from eggs, and much more. The Friends of Prime Hook will also have free Milkweed, Aster, and Butterfly Milkweed plants to hand out after the lecture.
The 4th of July, our nation’s birthday when independence was declared from British rule, has been celebrated for 240 years with flags, parades, picnics, games and patriotic pride. The Town of Milton will celebrate all of these traditions and more on Monday, July 4, 2016 in Milton Memorial Park beginning at 10 a.m.
Summer “Milton Movies in the Park”
Simply Streisand - The New York Post raved: “…probably the next best thing to seeing STREISAND HERSELF…”. This multiple award-winning Barbra Streisand Tribute Artist, has been described as “funny”, “charismatic”, “can improvise on the spot”, “creates the perfect illusion as Streisand”, “has Streisand’s signature phrasing, timing and vocal mannerisms”. Don't miss this evening of your favorite Streisand songs. Read more here...
Night Sounds on the Refuge – A Guided Walk -
S.N.A.P. it! stands for Shutterbugs for Nature And Photography. Bring your whole family out and try a new nature skill…learning about nature photography! We provide the cameras, you provide the creativity! This program is for families that want to learn new, fun ways to play outside together while discovering wildlife and their habitats.