8 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (December 29)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are 8 things you need to know in Wilmington for Thursday, December 29, 2016.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington will see rain and snow before 5pm, then rain, snow, and sleet. High near 39. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected. At night, Wilmington will see rain, snow, and sleet, becoming all snow after 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of fog before 8pm. Low around 30. Windy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west 19 to 29 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

#2) Ristuccia Memorial Arena (190 Main Street) is having public skating during school vacation week (Monday-Friday) from noon to 2pm. $5 per person. Bring your own skates.

#3) The Wildcat Alumni Association and Friends (W.A.A.F.) is sponsoring its second annual Winter Alumni Night in the Wilmington High School gymnasium, with Girls Volleyball (5:30pm), Girls Basketball (7pm) and Boys Basketball (8pm).  Players are asked to make a $5 donation. Spectators can watch for free. Learn more HERE.

#3) Red Heat Tavern (300 Lowell Street) is hosting live music with 3 Floors Up at 8pm.

#4) Tremezzo (2 Lowell Street) is hosting live music with Pianist Ricky Lauria at 8pm.

#5) Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street) is hosting live music with Larry Gilbert at 6pm.

#6) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding “Library Gym Class” at 11am.  Learn more HERE.

#7) The Wilmington Senior Center (15 School Street) is holding some of its typical Thursday activities:

  • Computer Class (9:15am)
  • Art Class (10am)

The Center is also holding its New Years Celebration at 2pm. Learn more HERE.

#8) Several Wilmington High School sports are in action today:

  • 10:00am – BOYS Varsity Winter Track @ Wakefield
  • 10:00am – GIRLS Varsity Winter Track @ Wakefield
  • 2:30pm – BOYS JV Ice Hockey vs Masco (at Ristuccia Arena)
  • 7:00pm – GIRLS Varsity Ice Hockey @ Masco
  • 5:00pm OR 7:00pm — BOYS Varsity Ice Hockey @ Haverhill (Haverhill Holiday Tourney)

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