5 Things To Do In Wilmington This Weekend (June 1-June 3)

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are FIVE events happening in Wilmington this weekend:

Wilmington Youth Soccer’s Parent Night Out & Cornhole Tournament

The Wilmington Youth Soccer Association is holding a Parents Night Out and Cornhole Tournament on Friday, June 1, 2018, from 7pm to 11pm, at the Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks (777 South Street).

The event will feature music and karaoke from Two Cousins DJ; raffle table; 50/50 raffle; dancing; finger foods; cash bar; a cornhole tournament; and more.

Tickets cost $20 each. Tables for $200 are available.  Entry in the Cornhole Tournament, which begins at 8pm, costs $10, with “rebuttals” costing $5.

To purchase tickets, contact Jessica Scanlon (jcscanlon09[at]gmail.com), Emily Broussard (emilybroussard2002[at]yahoo.com), Megan Howie (Meganhowie5[at]gmail.com), or Alison Zaya (ali.zaya[at]gmail.com).

Wilmington’s 38th Annual Art Exhibition

Artists from Wilmington and surrounding towns will compete once again for ribbons and cash prizes in the Wilmington Council for the Arts’ 38th Annual Art Exhibition.

The event takes place at the Wilmington Arts Center (219 Middlesex Avenue). The exhibition begins on Friday, June 1, 2018, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, with a reception, refreshments and live music. The exhibition continues on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from noon to 4pm. The reception and exhibition are open to the public, and free of charge.

Last year’s artwork can be viewed HERE.

Wilmington Household Hazardous Waste Day

The Town of Wilmington will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 9am to 2pm, in the parking lot of the West Intermediate School (22 Carter Lane).

The event is FREE for Wilmington residents. (There is a fee for disposal of tires.)  Proof of residency is required.

View the event flyer for more information. Contact the Wilmington Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 with any questions.

What To Bring From The Workbench: Oil Based Paints, Stains & Varnishes, Wood Preservatives, Pain Strippers/Thinners, Solvent Adhesives, Lighter Fluid

What To Bring From The Yard: Weed Killer, Chemical Fertilizers, Flea Control Products, Moth Balls, Poisons, Insecticides, Fungicides

What To Bring From The Garage: Fuels/Gasoline/Kerosene, Engine Degreaser, Brake Fluid/Carburetor Cleaner, Transmission Fluid, Car Wax, Polishers, Driveway Sealer, Antifreeze, Roofing Tar, Swimming Pool Chemicals, Motor Oil, Car Batteries, Tires (fee apply)

What To Bring From The House: Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue, Fiberglass Resins, Aerosol Cans, Photo Chemicals, Furniture Polish, Floor & Metal Polish, Oven Cleaner, Drain & Toilet Cleaner, Spot Remover, Rug & Upholstery Cleaner, Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies, Chemistry Sets, Fluorescent Bulbs

What NOT To Bring: Empty Containers/Trash, Latex Paint, Commercial or Industrial Waste, Radioactive Waste, Smoke Detectors, Infectious & Biological Wastes, Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives, Fire Extinguishers, Prescription Medicines/Syringes, Propane & Helium Tanks

How To Safely Transport Hazardous Materials: Leave materials in original containers, Tighten caps & lids, Sort and pack separately: oil paint, pesticides, and household cleaners, Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes & pad with newspapers, NEVER MIX CHEMICALS, NEVER SMOKE while handling hazardous materials

Wilmington’s 36th Annual Fishing Derby

The Wilmington Recreation Department is sponsoring the 36th Annual Fishing Derby at Silver Lake on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 9am to noon at Town Beach.

Participants must register in the Bath House. Prizes will be awarded for the Heaviest Bass and Heaviest Non-Bass in both age groups.

The cost to participate in the Derby is $5 for those ages 18 and over, and $2 for anyone age 17 and under. Worms will be available for purchase. There will be shore fishing only – no boats. No fishing license is required for this event only. Rain date is Sunday, June 3.

This multigenerational event for youth and non-professional adults began in 1983. The Derby allows the Town to showcase its finest natural resource while participants have a chance to learn or improve their fishing skills.

Wilmington Boy Scout Car Wash Fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 126 of Wilmington is holding a Car Wash on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 10am to 2pm, in the Fourth of July Building Parking Lot (142 Middlesex Avenue). A $5 donation is suggested for each car wash.

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