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Honor Veterans Today at Freedom Park in Milton

The week continues with a new Milton City Council member being sworn in, a Crabapple sidewalk discussion and the opening of art galleries close to the future Alpharetta City Center.

Credit: Patch
Credit: Patch

Milton Opens Freedom Park, Honors Veterans: The Milton Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon cutting and opening ceremony Monday, Nov. 11 at 10:45 a.m. for Freedom Park, located at the corner of Deerfield Parkway and Webb Road. Immediately after the ribbon cutting, local veterans will raise nine flags representing the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, POW/MIA, the state of Georgia, the United States and the City of Milton.

Amputee Basketball Team Helps Kickoff Milton Madness: The National Amputee Basketball Team AMP1 visits Milton High School on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. to promote awareness of disabilities. The evening will conclude with the Chattahoochee vs Milton varsity game at 7:15 p.m.

Milton's Newest Council Member Takes Office: Rick Mohrig despite no city election being held, yet he will be sworn in as Milton's newest council member on Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. in City Hall. That's because he was the only candidate to file for election to fill the unexpired term of Lance Large, who resigned because he was moving out of state. And the City Code allows the election to be cancelled if no races have opposition. "The above unopposed candidates shall be deemed to have voted for him/herself," the cancellation note said.

Where Do You Want Sidewalks in Crabapple? The City of Milton Public Works Department has a plan for pedestrian improvements to the Crabapple area and  will hold an open house on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 4-7 p.m. in the Crabapple Government Center Courtroom, 12625 Broadwell Road.

das Gallery Opens Off Old Milton Parkway: This state-of-the-art gallery, located near downtown Alpharetta at 2225 Old Milton Pkwy, Suite 400, Alpharetta will celebrate its grand opening to the public on Saturday, Nov. 16 from noon-7 p.m. Visit this exhibition of contemporary original paintings, mixed-media, and sculpture by established artists.

Historic Home Reopens as Art Gallery: A 19th Century home will become Alpharetta's latest art gallery next month, with the works of 20th Century masters being highlighted. The Sedgwick Gallery will be a fine art gallery in historic downtown Alpharetta, celebrating its grand opening Nov. 15-17 at 61 Roswell Street. The Skelton-Teasly House is one of the city's oldest homes.

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