10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (August 1, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are TEN things you need to know in Wilmington for Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, it will be sunny in Wilmington, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

#2) The Wilmington Police Department is holding its 4th Annual National Night Out event from 6pm to 8pm at Rotary Park. This event will include emergency vehicle & equipment displays, demonstrations, bouncy houses, face painting, dunk-a-cop, food, and much more. The event will conclude at 8pm with a showing of Disney’s “Zootopia.” The event gives residents a chance to meet our Officers and talk to them face to face. They get to learn about the job that we do and we get to hear about the concerns that they have in their neighborhoods. Learn more HERE.

#3) The Wilmington Planning Board meets at 7:30pm at Wilmington Town Hall (Room 9). Read the agenda HERE.

#4) The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding FIVE programs today:

  • Build A Better World Preschool Storytime: At The Beach (10am-11am)
  • 3D Printer (10am-noon)
  • Cookin’ The Books (noon-1pm)
  • Paper Mache Workshop (3pm-4pm)
  • College Essay Bootcamp (6:30pm-7:30pm)

Learn more and register HERE.

#5) The Wilmington Senior Center (15 School Street) will be holding its usual Tuesday programs:

  • 9am — Walking Group
  • 9:30am — Bocce
  • 10:30am — Aerobics
  • 12:30pm — Wii Bowling

Also, sign ups for Zumba and Yoga begin. Learn more HERE.

#6) The Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks (777 South Street, Tewksbury) holds bingo — open to the public — every Tuesday at 6:45pm. Doors open at 5pm. Pizza, hot dog and pastries are sold. Free coffee.

#7) Angels In Motion meets every Tuesday, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).  The club provides a great opportunity for seniors to meet new friends or reacquaint with old ones.  Spend the day playing cards, board games, or just chatting with folks!  A luncheon is served as noon.  There are NO fees. The KofC Hall is handicap accessible.

#8) Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street) is hosting live music with Larry Gilbert at 6pm.

#9) Red Heat Tavern is holding its weekly bar trivia (pub quiz) with Geeks Who Drink from 7pm to 9pm. Learn more HERE.

#10) The Town Beach is open today.  Lifeguards are on duty from 10am to 8pm. Admission is FREE for residents. Proof of residency is required. Learn more HERE.

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