The Wilmington Insider For February 3, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Saturday, February 3, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: Sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

In The Community: Charlee Jacques, age 2, was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma in June and has since received 5 cycles of aggressive chemotherapy. Charlee is scheduled for 2 stem cell transplants within the next few months to bring her closer to complete remission. Supporters of Charlee are holding a fundraiser from 7pm to 11pm at the Moose (4 Federal Street) in Woburn. The evening will feature food, music, and raffles.  Admission costs $20 per person or $30 per couple.  100% of proceeds will go directly to Charlee and her family. Follow Charlee’s story HERE. Donate to Charlee’s GoFundMe page HERE. RSVP to the Facebook event HERE.

In The Community: The Wilmington Democratic Town Committee is holding its Caucus at 10am at the Wilmington Fourth of July Building. The Caucus is open to all registered Democrats living in Wilmington who are interested in being delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic State Convention on Saturday, June 2 at the DCU Center in Worcester. Contact the Committee’s Chair Erika Johnson at ejohnson859[at]alumni.rwu.edu with any questions.

In The Community: 6th, 7th and 8th grade students living in Wilmington are invited to join the Wilmington Youth Center and enjoy being part of a community that offers a safe place to hang out with your friends and have fun! The Wilmington Youth Center, located inside Villanova Hall (126 Middlesex Avenue), will be open every Saturday night, from 7pm to 9:30pm, from November 25, 2017 to March 17, 2018. Registration costs $40 per child or $80 per family.  Registrations will be accepted on Saturday nights during the season. Learn more HERE.

In The Community: 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.

In The Community: 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.

At The Library: Fiction Critique Group at 9:15am. Interpreting the Financial Aid Reward Letter at 9:30am. [Learn more and register HERE.]

Go Wildcats!: The WHS Boys Varsity Hockey Team, WHS Girls Varsity Hockey Team, WHS Boys Wrestling Team, and the JV Winter Track Teams are in action today. See the schedule HERE.

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

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