5 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (March 5, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are FIVE things you need to know in Wilmington for Sunday, March 5, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, it will be sunny in Wilmington, with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

#2) Wilmington High School is holding the 2017 MSSAA Winter Cheerleading North Regional Championship. Doors open at 9am. Admission costs $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students.  Wilmington will likely perform around 10:30am. Learn more HERE.

#3) Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) is hosting gun show featuring 500 tables, on Saturday, March 4, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, March 5, 9am-3pm. Participants can buy, sell and trade sports, antique, and collectible firearms; custom and high quality knives; and various militaria. The general admission fee for adults is not listed, but parking is free and children 12 and under, with an adult, are free.  Learn more HERE. A $1-off coupon can be found HERE.

#4) The Wilmington Town Museum (430 Salem Street) is holding its Monthly Open House from 2pm to 4pm.  Come get a free tour of the historic Harnden Tavern.

#5) The Middlesex Canal Association invites Wilmington residents to its Winter Meeting on Sunday, March 5 at 1pm at the Middlesex Canal Museum (71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica).  The meeting will feature a presentation entitled “Brick Making Along The Merrimack River” from historian Charles Mower. Free and open to all. Learn more HERE.

PLUS: Food shopping in town this week?  In case you haven’t seen this week’s circulars, Wilmington Apple has you covered:

  • This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE.
  • This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE.
  • Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.

PLUS: Read WCTV Executive Director Shaun Neville’s latest weekly blog post, announcing the installation of the studio’s new playback and online video on-demand system.  Note that regular programming will be suspended from Sunday through Monday afternoon.

(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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