10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (September 26, 2016)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are 10 things you need to know in Wilmington for Monday, September 26, 2016.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington’s forecast will be Sunny, with a high near 65, with light and variable wind.

#2) Rocco V. “Chuck” DePasquale, Jr., the former longtime owner of Rocco’s Restaurant & Pub, is participating in Tremezzo’s popular Celebrity Guest Bartender program! Chuck will be behind the bar at Tremezzo (2 Lowell Street) from 6pm to 9pm. 10% of all food sales purchased between Chuck’s bartender time will be donated to a kidney foundation in honor of his late brother Matt DePasquale, who passed away in 2014 from Kidney Disease.

#3) The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets at 7pm at Wilmington Town Hall (Room 9). Read the agenda HERE. Topics include Fun on the Fourth, Town Tree Lighting Ceremony, Water Testing in the Schools, and Recognition of the Sons of Italy for funding the new ‘Welcome to Wilmington’ sign.  An Executive Session (closed to the public) is also scheduled from 6pm to 7pm.

#4) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding FOUR programs:

  • Exploration Station: Apples (10am-10:45am)
  • Networkers: Evolutions of Work (10am-noon)
  • Minecraft Mondays (3:45pm-4:45pm)
  • PJ Storytime (6:30pm-7:15pm)

Learn more and register HERE.

#5) The Wilmington Senior Center (15 School Street) is holding its typical Monday activities:

  • Blood Pressure Clinic (9:30am)
  • SBF Exercise (9:45am)
  • Special Exercise (11am)
  • Quilting (1pm)

Learn more HERE.

#6) Several Wilmington High School sports teams are in action:

  • GIRLS Freshman Field Hockey vs. Andover at Wilmington High School (3:45pm)
  • GIRLS Varsity Field Hockey @ Stoneham (3:45pm)
  • BOYS Freshman Soccer @ Stoneham (3:45pm)
  • GIRLS Freshman Soccer vs Stoneham at Shawsheen Elementary School (3:45pm)
  • GIRLS JV Field Hockey @ Stoneham (5:15pm)

#7) The Wilmington Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is holding a Meet & Greet at 6pm and a Basic Rights Workshop at 6:30pm in the Wilmington High School Library.

#8) The Wilmington High Guidance Department is hosting the annual WHS Financial Aid Information Night at 6:30pm in the High School Auditorium. A representative from the UMass Lowell Financial Aid Office will present an informational program vital for all parents applying for financial aid for college. Contact the Guidance Office with any questions at 978-694-6068.

#9) Brush Strokes Art Studio of Tewksbury is holding a paint night in Wilmington from 7pm to 9pm at Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street).  Come eat, drink and paint!  Brush Strokes will provide all the paint supplies.  No painting experience is necessary.  Space is limited so register today by calling 508-572-0853 or by clicking HERE.  Cost is $35.

#10) Red Heat Tavern (300 Lowell Street) is running its regular Monday special — “Mac Your Mondays.” Customers can create their own mac & cheese all day on Mondays.  Customers receive $2 off when the post their dish with the hashtag #RHTMAC on Facebook or Instagram. See the poster HERE.

PLUS: Planning school lunches for the week?  Here are Wilmington’s menus.

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