10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (April 19, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are TEN things you need to know in Wilmington for Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, it will be partly sunny in Wilmington, with a high near 52. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

#2) Former Superintendent Joanne Benton’s funeral mass will be held at 11am at St. Eulalia’s Church in Winchester (50 Ridge Street).

#3) Ristuccia Arena (190 Main Street) is holding public skating from noon to 2pm. Public skating costs $5 per person.

#4) The Aleppo Shriners Circus is holding two shows at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) TODAY at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets cost $10.  Call 1-800-700-0013 to purchase tickets.  Tickets will also be available at the Box Office. Parking is free. The circus will include 12 acts, including 4 new elephants and 14 tigers. Proceeds from the carnival will benefit the Auditorium.

#5) The Wilmington Yardwaste Center on Old Main Street will be open from 8am to 2pm for the drop-off of brush and leaves. Learn more HERE.

#6) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding THREE programs today:

  • Toddler Singalong with Ed Morgan (10am-11am)
  • Comics Workshop (1pm-3pm)
  • Flea Circus (6:30pm-7:30pm)

Learn more and register HERE.

#7) The Wilmington Senior Center (15 School Street) is holding its normal Wednesday activities:

  • SBF Exercise (9:45am)
  • Special Exercise (11am)
  • Country Line Dancing (1pm)
  • Gentle Yoga (3:45pm)

Learn more HERE.

#8) The Wilmington Police Department offers safety seat installs at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street) every Wednesday, 10am-2pm. No appointment is necessary, but calling ahead at 978-658-5071 is recommended. Learn more 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) Several Wilmington High School teams are in action:

  • 10:00 am (H) Boys Varsity Baseball vs Belmont High School @ Wilmington High School
  • 10:00 am (H) Boys JV Baseball vs Belmont High School @ Wilm – North School
  • 10:00 am (H) Girls Varsity Softball vs Belmont High School @ Town Park, Rte. 38
  • 11:00 am (H) Boys Freshman Baseball (Shawsheen Technical) @ Wilmington Middle School

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