10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (March 18, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are TEN things you need to know in Wilmington for Saturday, March 18, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, it will be mostly sunny in Wilmington, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

#2)  To mark the 10th anniversary of his death, a breakfast to honor PFC John F. Landry Jr. will be held at 9am at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue). Admission is FREE.  Landry, who had deep family ties to Wilmington, was killed in action by an IED during Operation Iraqi Freedom ten years ago, on March 17, 2007. Learn more HERE.

#3) Wilmington School Committee candidate Amy Largenton is holding a ‘Meet & Greet’ event at Panera Bread (228 Main Street, Wilmington) from 9am to 11am. Amy welcomes questions and looks forward to speaking with residents about her campaign. Join the Facebook event HERE.  Follow Amy’s campaign Facebook page HERE and Twitter page HERE. If you can’t attend the meet & greet, but would like to speak with Amy, visit her campaign website and fill out the contact form.

#4)  The Wilmington Band Parents Association is holding its annual Trivia Night at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue). Doors open at 7pm.  Trivia begins at 8pm. Tickets cost $20 per person. Tables of 10 are available. For tickets, please contact whswildcatbandparents[at]gmail.com.  (Checks can be made payable to The Wilmington Band Parents Association.) Attendees are asked to bring their own your own food for their table, and to come prepared for the raffle basket table and cash bar.

#5) Alex Boehm, of Boy Scout Troop 126 of Wilmington, is organizing a Pasta Dinner Fundraiser from 6pm to 9pm at Villanova Hall (125 Middlesex Avenue). Tickets cost $10 at the door.  All funds raised will benefit Boehm’s Eagle Scout project at Camp 40 Acres.

#6) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding a practice ACT Test from 12:30pm to 5pm. Learn more and register HERE.

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

#8) 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.

#9) 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.

#10) 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.

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