10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (December 17, 2016)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are 10 things you need to know in Wilmington for Saturday, December 17, 2016.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington will see snow before 3pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle. High near 30. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. Late night, Wilmington will see a chance of freezing rain before midnight, then drizzle. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 42 by 5am.

#2) Lorraine Spada School of Dance (52 Main Street, #4) is holding a FREE “Mommy or Daddy & Me” Dance Class on Saturday, December 17, from 3pm to 4pm. Bring your toddler/preschooler for a fun hour of moving and grooving! To reserve a spot, email us at lorrainespadadance@gmail.com. Learn more HERE.

#3) Thirty-six students of Wilmington Dance Academy are preparing to perform in North Atlantic Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker.  The Nutcracker will appear at Larcom Performing Arts Theatre (13 Wallis Street, Beverly, MA) for one weekend only: Friday, December 16th at 8pm, Saturday, December 17th at 4pm & 8pm, and Sunday, December 18th at 4pm. For more information, visit http://www.thelarcom.org/thenutcracker or call (978) 922-6313.

#4) Boston Auctions (355 Middlesex Avenue) is holding its weekly Indoor Flea Market from 8am to 4pm. Learn more HERE.

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

#6) The Wilmington Youth Center (126 Middlesex Avenue, Villanova Hall) is open from 7pm to 9:30pm. 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.

#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 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.

#9) Several Wilmington High School teams are in action today:

  • 8:20am – BOYS JV Ice Hockey @ Stoneham
  • 10:00am – BOYS Varsity Wrestling vs Multiple Opponents — Sons of Italy Wrestling Tournament at Shriner’s Auditorium
  • 2:00pm – BOYS Varsity Ice Hockey vs Lexington (at Ristuccia Arena)
  • 5:50pm – GIRLS Varsity Ice Hockey @ Lexington

#10) ICYMI: Wilmington Community Television visited 3 Wilmington homes that went all out with their Christmas decorations this month. Watch interviews with the homeowners HERE.

(NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing wilmingtonapple@gmail.com. I may be able to update this post.)

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