The Wilmington Insider For November 2, 2017

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Thursday, November 2, 2017:

In The News:

Wildcats Keep Winning And Winning And Winning And Winning: CONGRATS to the WHS Cheerleaders who placed first in Wednesday night’s Middlesex League Champions. CONGRATS to the WHS Varsity Field Hockey team for their playoff victory over Pentucket, 2-1, on Wednesday night. The Wildcats move on and travel to Gloucester High on Saturday at 4pm.  GOOD LUCK to the WHS Varsity Girls Soccer team as they begin their playoff run with an away game at Winchester High on Saturday at 2pm. GOOD LUCK to the WHS Varsity Football team as it continues its stellar season at Marblehead High on Friday at 7pm.

Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery: Who wore it best?

Happening Today:

Weather: A chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Traffic Advisory: Butters Row Bridge will be closed through November 10. The MassDOT are repairing damaged bridge timber deck planks and timber stringers. Work will take place daily from 7am to 7pm. Detour routes are posted HERE.

Fall Yardwaste: The Town will collect leaves and grass clippings placed in biodegradable paper bags or uncovered barrels at curbside on regular trash collection days over the next five weeks. Also, the Yard Waste Center will be open special hours today from 8am to 2pm.

Live Music: Larry Gilbert performs at Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street) beginning at 6pm. … Pianist Ricky Lauria performs at Tremezzo (2 Lowell Street) beginning at 8pm.

In The Community (Pt. 1): Wilmington seniors are invited to a FREE Thanksgiving dinner at the Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks (777 South Street, Tewksbury). Doors open at 5pm. Dinner begins at 6:30pm. This annul event, sponsored by the Elks, will also feature raffle prizes and dancing. Interested seniors should reserve their free tickets at the Senior Center’s Front Desk.

In The Community (Pt. 2): Do you like to sing? Do you enjoy performing? Come join the Merrimack Valley Chorus at one of its regular weekly rehearsals. You just might discover a passion for a cappella singing, and you’ll also make some great new friends! Open rehearsals are every Thursday at 7pm at the Wilmington Arts Center (219 Middlesex Avenue).

At Town Hall: The Wilmington Recreation Commission meets at 5pm in Room 9 of the Town Hall. Read the agenda HERE.

At The Library: Thursday Baby Times at 9:30am. Time for Twos at 10:30am. LEGO Building at 3:45pm. Pints & Pages Book Group at 7pm. Healthy & Allergen Free Holiday Baking at 7pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Art class at 10am. Aerobics at 10:30am Knitting/Crocheting at 11am. Game Day at 1pm. Ceramics at 1pm. [Learn more HERE.]

At The Town Museum: The Wilmington Town Museum is open from 10am to 2pm. Explore Wilmington’s history! [Learn more HERE.]

On WCTV: Watch the WHS Football Team’s dominating playoff victory over Gloucester from last Friday night HERE.

In The Schools: The Northside PAC meets at 6:30pm at the Woburn Street School. … Wilmington High School is holding a Parent Information Night from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Go Wildcats!: WHS Boys & Girls Basketball sign-ups take place in the cafeteria at 2:15pm. Also, the WHS Freshmen Football team hosts Lexington High at 3:30pm at Glen Road . [See the complete schedule HERE.]

(NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing I may be able to update this post.)

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