5 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (June 16, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are FIVE things you need to know in Wilmington for Friday, June 16, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, showers are likely in Wilmington, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

#2) The 2017 Wilmington-Billerica Relay For Life begins at 4pm at Wilmington High School.  The forma opening ceremony begins at 6pm.  Relay is a family-fun night of food, entertainment, and activities, all to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Teams of people camp out. Each team has a representative walking laps at all times during the event because cancer never sleeps.

Relay For Life activities include games and fun for all ages. There will be a scavenger hunt, a hula hoop contest, a ladder ball tournament, corn hole and even a chance to Trick or Treat for candy. The children’s Fun Zone has a bouncy house, face painting, bubble machines, and more. Entertainment includes a dance performance, DJ provided music, and a comedy show. Among the food choices is the Turkey Hill Ice Cream Truck. Boston Radio Mix 104.1 will also be on hand. Learn more HERE.

#3) A Yoga of 12-Step Recovery class is being held at 7:15 pm at the Yoga Loft (3 Lopez Road) in Wilmington. There is no fee to participate.  Learn more HERE.

#4) Today is the FINAL DAY for Wilmington Public Schools.  There is an early dismissal scheduled for all schools.

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

  • Needleworkers (10am-noon)
  • 3D Printer (12:30pm-2:30pm)

Learn more HERE.

PLUS: The Wilmington Senior Center (15 School Street) is holding its regular Friday activities:

  • Special Exercise (10:00am)
  • Brain Body Fitness (11:30am)
  • Bingo (1:00pm)
  • Cards (1:00pm)

Learn more HERE.

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