The Wilmington Insider For February 1, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Thursday, February 1, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

In The Community: The Wilmington Substance Abuse Coalition is holding a Community Forum on Addiction and the Adolescent Mind with Dr. Ruth Potee from 7pm to 8:30pm at St. Thomas (126 Middlesex Avenue). Potee, an expert in brain development and teen risk-taking, has received national recognition for her work with addiction and substance abuse disorders.  She will discus the physiology of addiction, adolescent brain development, and alcohol use disorder and treatment. An audience Q&A period will follow Potee’s presentation. For questions or additional information, contact the Board of Health at boh[at] or 978-658-4298. RSVP to the Facebook event HERE.

In The Community: The Nicholas Scott Salon (333 Burlington Avenue) is holding its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce at 11:15am.

In The Community: 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 Town Hall’s Room 9. Read the agenda HERE. … The Wilmington Finance Committee meets at 7pm in Town Hall’s Room 9 for a budget hearing on Planning & Conservation; Building Inspectors/Board of Appeals; and Board of Health. Read the agenda HERE.

In Wilmington Public Schools: The Northside PAC meets at 6pm at the North.

At The Library: Crafternoon: LEGO Building at 3:45pm. TV Guidance Counselor presents ‘This Day In History’ at 7pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Computer Class at 9am. 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 today.

Live Music: Larry Gilbert performs at Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street) beginning at 6pm.

Go Wildcats!: No WHS teams are in action today.

(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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