10 Things To Do In Wilmington Today (March 5, 2016)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are TEN things to do today in Wilmington on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

#1) The WHS Boys Varsity Hockey team takes on #1 seed Arlington at 5pm at the O’Brien Rink in Woburn in the quarterfinals of the North Division 1 playoffs.  Good luck Wildcats!

#2) The Crafting Closet (1 Church Street, Unit #103) is celebrating its Grand Opening at 10am.

#3) The New England Brass Band is holding a fundraising concert on Saturday, March 5 at 3pm at Wilmington’s Congregational Church (220 Middlesex Avenue).  Admission is FREE. Learn more HERE.

#4) The WZLX Eastern Mass Truck Show will be held on Saturday, March 5 (10am-6pm) and Sunday, March 6 (10am-4pm) at Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) in Wilmington. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for teens (13-17).  Kids (12 and under) are FREE.  Tickets can be purchased online HERE.  Scott Zolak will be there from 2pm to 4pm. Patriots Cheerleaders will be there from 4pm to 6pm.

#5) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding its annual Edible Books Contest today.  Entries will be dropped off from 9am to 11am, judging will take place at noon, and entries will remain on display until 4:15pm.  Learn more HERE.

#6) Pacific Grove (211 Lowell Street) is hosting Karaoke from Winnell Entertainment at 8pm.

#7) The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. All books are $2 or less!  Every penny of every sale benefits the Wilmington Memorial Library. Learn more HERE.

#8) The Wilmington Youth Center (126 Middlesex Avenue, Villanova Hall) is open from 7pm to 9:30pm.  This is the Center’s final night of the school year. The Center is for 6th, 7th and 8th graders who live in Wilmington.  Learn more about the Center, and how you can sign your child up, HERE.

#9) The Wilmington Food Pantry (142 Chestnut Street) is open from 10am to noon for food donation drop-offs. Learn which food items the Pantry is most in need of HERE.

#10) Free Tax Preparation is being offered to Wilmington seniors by AARP volunteers at the Reading Municipal Light Department Building (rear), 230 Ash Street, Reading on a walk-in basis, with no appointment needed, Saturday mornings from February 6 through April 9, 2016.

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