The Wilmington Insider For April 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Saturday, April 21, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

In The Community: The Wilmington Little League’s Parade of Players and Opening Day ceremonies takes place at Rotary Park. The parade will leave the 4th of July Building at 9:30am. On-field ceremonies will begin at roughly 9:45am.

In The Community: The Aleppo Shriners Circus returns to the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) during April school vacation week. The circus will run from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 22:

  • Wednesday, April 18: 2pm & 7pm
  • Thursday, April 19: 2pm & 7pm
  • Friday, April 20: 10am, 2pm, & 7pm
  • Saturday, April 21: 10am, 2pm, & 7pm
  • Sunday, April 22: 1pm & 5pm

Tickets cost $10.  The Box Office opens on April 9. Call 1-800-700-0013 to purchase tickets.  Parking is free. Proceeds from the carnival will benefit the Auditorium. Join the Facebook event 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: Poetry Circle at 9:15am. [Learn more and register HERE.]

Leaves/Brush Drop Off: The Wilmington Yardwaste Center on Old Main Street will be open today from 9am to 4pm for the drop-off of leaves and brush. Residents will need to purchase a punch-card for $15 in order to enter the yardwaste center. Punch-cards will be available for purchase through the Collector’s Office at Town Hall and will allow up to 5 vehicle trips to the yardwaste center per card. NO GRASS CLIPPINGS OR STUMPS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Commercial vehicles will not be allowed. Make sure to bring photo identification to show you are a Wilmington resident.

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