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Milford Youth Center

A Program of the Town of Milford and the United Way of Tri-County

ALS/Scholarship Dinner Fundraiser!

We hope you can attend this year’s ALS Holiday Dinner Fundraiser: Saturday December 16th from 7pm-12am at the Hoboken Club, 252 Central Street, Milford!

  • Date: Saturday, December 16th
  • Location: Hoboken Club (Milford)
  • Time: 7:00pm – 12:00am
  • Ticket Price: $40/person
  • Info: Food, drinks, music, raffles and silent auctions to benefit the fight against ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and fund the memorial scholarship at the Milford Youth Center in memory of Paul F. Seaver – given to two graduating members of the MHS Class of 2018.

Tickets are $40 per guest and are available now here and will also be available at the door the night of the event.  Proceeds from the Holiday Dinner will help fund the MYC Scholarship in memory of Paul “Wally” Seaver along with supporting the ongoing research in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS).

MYC Walking Available – December 2017

The Milford Youth Center will be open from 9 AM to 10:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings for Milford residents to use the gym for walking, starting the month of December!

For December, the Center will be open during these hours on the following dates (we have coffee too!):

  • Dec. 5th & Dec. 7th
  • Dec. 12th & Dec. 14th
  • Dec. 19th & Dec. 22nd
  • Dec. 26th & Dec. 28th

Feed-A-Family for Fifty!

Please help support the United Way of Tri-County and their “Feed a Family for Fifty” Campaign to help  provide  a holiday meal  will all the trimmings for those in need! The United Way of Tri-County works to help those who have been  devastated by the impact of  unemployment ,  underemployment  and the high cost living including healthcare,  transportation  and childcare. Without YOUR help, some of the families that the United Way serves could not afford the added cost of a holiday meal! Your generous gift of $50 will give families a complete holiday meal! Click here for more information and/or to make a donation.

Central Tavern Dinner Fundraiser!

Central Tavern in Milford will be hosting a Buffet Style Spaghetti Supper to help support the Youth Center! Please join us on Sunday, December 10 th at  Central Tavern to enjoy a nice dinner of spaghetti, meatballs, salad and bread and awesome raffle prizes. The raffles will begin at  3pm  and dinner will be served between  4 and 4:30pm.   There will be a $10 donation at the door. Come down and have a  Sunday  Funday with us! Central Tavern is located at  31 Central Street, Milford . If you have any raffle prizes you would like to donate, stop by the Youth Center or call with any questions  508-473-1756

Milford Santa Parade 2 Miler!

The Tri-Valley Front Runners and the Milford Fire Fighters are teaming up for the Milford Santa Parade 2 Miler on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:50 PM! The race will start at the Birch Street Fire Station (21 Birch St.) and will continue on the closed parade route with thousands of excited fans cheering for you and waiting for Santa!!  The race will end at the bottom of Spruce Street where you will be able to watch the parade or proceed around the corner to the Milford Youth Center to get warm and enjoy refreshments. The start line is within walking distance to the Birch Street Fire Station.  All runners will need to provide their own transportation back to the start line following the parade unless you have made other arrangements. To sign up,  click here.

Original Armory Door Transformed into Piece of Art!

We are so excited to have the original Armory door back in the Center! We would like to especially thank Mary Owanesian, who volunteered to transform the door into our “Giving Tree,” a beautiful art piece in our gymnasium. Mary volunteered numerous hours creating this for us!
We also have to thank the Milford Highway Dept.  for storing the door during the renovation and delivering it back to the Center! Thank you to David Abrantes who removed all the original hardware off the door! Thank you to Ron Taylor who made all the cuts and helped put the door up on the wall! Thank you to Dolores Russell and John Dulude who helped with some of the final steps to finish the project! Finally, thank you to all our staff who helped throughout the project!

Waters Corp. takes MYC members to the Patriots Game!

We would like to thank Waters Corporation  and their staff for inviting members of the Youth Center to attend the October 1st Patriots vs. Panthers game! Milford Youth Center staff, along with six After School members, attended the game at Gillette Stadium! The group was able to enjoy a day full of activities : brunch, games and photos at the Hall of Fame, and meet Pat the Patriot and some Patriots Cheerleaders! Finally, despite the loss, we got to enjoy great seats near the end zone! Thank you again Waters, for allowing us to take part in such a fun day!

MYC Thanks Community for Donations- November 2017

The Youth Center would like to extend a very appreciative thank you to the following people who donated items and/or their time this month to the Center:
Pat Dillon for helping hang our Halloween sign from the roof;
*Mary Owanesian for decorating our front windows for Halloween;
John & Darlene Dulude for taking all of our Halloween costumes and masks home over the weekend and washed and cleaned them out for us to use in our Halloween event;
*Beverly Hart for once again donating craft materials and music equipment to the Youth Center! We would also like to thank her for her generous $200 donation to go towards our future music room;
Kelly’s Farm for donating pumpkins to the Center for our Halloween Party;
Lisa Legere, an After School members mother, for making us dinner tonight as we finished last minute touches to our Haunted Maze and Halloween event;
Milford Clerical Employees Union for their generous $200 donation to help with Holiday gifts this season;
*Milford Football team for their generous $100 donation towards our Halloween event
The Youth Center relies on donations to hep sustain our programs! Please contact the Center if you would like to donate!

MYC Halloween Party a HUGE Success!!!

We would like to thank the over 150 people who attended our annual Halloween Party on Friday, October 27th, 2017! The community was able to enjoy lots of activities along with food, drinks and candy! Some of the activities included a jumpy, pumpkin decorating, face painting, sac racing and a Haunted Maze!
We would like to thank the Milford Fire Department for making sure that our Haunted Maze was safe! A huge Thank you to Ron Taylor and the Milford Police Department for allowing us to borrow air compresso rs which allowed our Haunted Maze to be super spooky and successful!

Also, thank you, Ron Taylor for donating so much of your time and supplies towards set up and fixing props.  Thank you Jackie Rodriguez and Eva Barros for donating snacks to our volunteers! Thank you Joe Graziano and Shawn Lescoe for helping us set up! Thank you Pizza Palace,  Papa Gino’s and Garden Pizza for donating pizza to us for the event! Thank you Joanna Abrantes, Sam DeJesus and the MYC Youth Council members for running the face painting station! Thank you to the MYC Youth Council member for running pumpkin decorating, sac racing, doughnut eating game and stress ball making! Thank you Eva Barros for serving pizza and drinks! Thank you after school program staff members for helping us set and clean up. Thank you Darlene and John Dulude for running the front desk and collecting tickets! Thank you, Sandy for also collecting tickets! Thank you Madison Bovino and Colby Bowers for running our moon walk! Thank you Jon Covell, Chris Care, Jess Friswell and Marcus Alfred for volunteering as actors in our Haunted Maze!

Thank you to the rest of the MYC Youth Council members who volunteered as actors in our Haunted Maze along with Grace Demers, Clayton Pickett, Joey Turcotte, Abby Schofield, Justin Recchia, Thomas O’Connor, Mathews Mandarino and Robert Price!
T hank you Earl Wilson for helping us out downstairs in the Haunted  Maze and thank you Sabrina Flores for being our DJ! Thank all so much for all of your help and support! We would not have been able to do this without all of you! Finally, thank you to our guests, the community of Milford! We hope to see you all next time!

MYC Kid’s Play Group 0-5!

Our MYC Kid’s Play Group is growing each week! Last week we made a special trip to  Countryside Health Care! Thank you for having our kids play group come and trick-or-treat!!!
This is a children’s play group for parents and/or guardians to bring their kids to play, craft, and socialize! The groups will run everythingTuesday afternoon from12:30 am to 2:00.
Each session will include activities such as circle time, free play, crafts, snack, story time, and clean up! There is a requested donation of $5 per family per session, so the MYC can continue and expand groups and programming. Come on down and bring your child to run and play while adults socialize and meet other families in the community!