10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (March 25, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are TEN things you need to know in Wilmington for Saturday, March 25, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington will see a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

#2) The Wilmington alternative rock band Humans and Us is holding a release show for their debut EP from 7pm to 10pm at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street). Doors open at 7pm. Music begins at 7:30pm. Scheduled bands include Girl Scout Cookies (7:30pm-7:50pm); Powder Keg (8pm-8:20pm); Mint Green (8:30pm-8:50pm); and Humans And Us (9:05pm-9:35pm). Learn more HERE[Editor’s Note: This event is tomorrow – SUNDAY, March 26 at 7pm.  I’m so sorry for the confusion!]

#3) Greenberg’s Train & Toy Show stops at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) from 10am to 4pm.  The event touts 100+ exhibitors from across the country; 400+ tables of trains for sale; huge operating model train displays; trains kids can operate; trains kids can ride; free workshops and demonstrations; and free door prize giveaways.  A Saturday ticket cost $10.  A Sunday ticket costs $9.  Tickets, however, can be purchased online with a $1 off coupon code HERE. A group pass is also available. Children 11 and under are FREE. Parking is free. Learn more HERE.

#4) REMINDER: Massachusetts State Police is holding a Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County Friday night into Saturday morning. Learn more HERE.

#5) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding TWO programs:

  • Drop-In Baby Times (9:30am-10:15am)
  • Dads and Donuts (10:30am-11:30am)

Learn more and register HERE.

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

#7) 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.

#8) 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.

#9) 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.

#10) ICYMI: The Wilmington Recreation Department is hiring high school (16 & up) and college students for Summer Playground Program positions. Learn more 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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