5 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (March 26, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are FIVE things you need to know in Wilmington for Sunday, March 26, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington will see a slight chance of rain and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

#2) The Wilmington Dance Academy is holding a Performance Team Showcase at 2pm in the Wilmington High School Auditorium (159 Church Street). Tickets cost $12 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the studio’s performance teams. Event also includes a bake sale and raffles before the show and during intermission.

#3) 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 was accidentally included in yesterday’s listings.  I’m so sorry for the confusion!]

#4) 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.

#5) 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: The Middlesex Canal Museum and Visitors’ Center (71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica) is open from noon to 4pm.  Learn about the canal, which travels through Wilmington.

(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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