10 Things You Need To Know In Wilmington Today (September 16, 2017)

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are TEN things you need to know in Wilmington for Saturday, September 16, 2017.

#1) According to the National Weather Service, Wilmington will see a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

#2) Several yard sales are happening in Wilmington today.  Learn more HERE.

#3) Participants in Sunday’s 13th Annual Wilmington Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk can pick up their bib numbers from 10am to 2pm at WCTV (10 Waltham Street). Learn more HERE.

#4) Several Wilmington High teams are in action today:

Saturday

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

  • Everything You Wanted To Know About College Planning… But Were Afraid To Ask (9am-11am)
  • Poetry Circle (9:15am-11:30am)
  • Book Purse Craft (1pm-4pm)
  • SuperFight (3:30pm-5pm)

Learn more and register HERE.

#6) 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.

#7) 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.

#8) There is a Sobriety Checkpoint somewhere in Middlesex County Friday night into Saturday morning. Learn more HERE.

#9) REMINDER: There is NO commuter rail service on the Lowell Line during the weekend, from August 5 to October 1. Instead, MBTA will be providing shuttle buses. Learn more HERE.

#10) Read the latest blog post from WCTV Executive Director Shaun Neville, discussing the station’s new “content blocks.”

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