The Wilmington Insider For March 2, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Friday, March 2, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. High near 41. Windy, with a northeast wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

In The Community: The Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce is holding its 11th Annual Comedy Night in the Fez Room at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road).  Doors open at 6:30pm.  Comics take the stage at 8pm. This year’s featured comics include: Wilmington’s own Steve Bjork, Pete Costello, Dave Russo and Christine Hurley. The Comedy Night will include a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.  Attendees are encouraged to wear green.  Besides the hilarious comics, the event will feature a raffle table and a cash bar, with green beer on tap.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own dinner/snacks. Tickets cost $20 per person.  Tables of 10 are available.  For tickets, contact Chamber Executive Director Nancy Vallee at 978-657-7211.

In The Community: The Strings Attached Parent Support group is holding an 80’s Night fundraiser from 7pm to 11pm at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue). Come dance the night away and support the Strings Scholarship Fund! Tickets cost $20 (donation). Tables of 10 can be reserved and will receive 10 free 50/50 raffle tickets. Bring your own appetizers for your table.  To purchase tickets, email lija26[at]gmail.com or call 617-759-7152. Checks can be made payable to “Strings Attached Parent Support.”

At The Library: Needleworkers meet at 10am. Drop-In Storytime at 10am. Book Buddies at 3:45pm.  [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Video Exercise at 10am. Special Exercise at 11am. Bingo at 1pm. Cards at 1pm. [Learn more HERE.]

Go Wildcats!: The WHS Boys Varsity Hockey Team battles Winthrop High School at 8pm at Woburn High School in second-round playoff action.

Live Music: Pacific Grove (211 Lowell Street) is hosting karaoke with Winnell Entertainment beginning at 8pm.

(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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