The Wilmington Insider For June 1, 2018

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

Happening Today:

Weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

In The Community:  The Wilmington Youth Soccer Association is holding a Parents Night Out and Cornhole Tournament 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).

In The Community: 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.

DEADLINE: The Wilmington High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced that the nomination deadline for this year is June 1, 2018. All nominations must be received by the deadline in order to be considered. Established in 1990, Wilmington’s Hall of Fame honors the school’s athletes, coaches, benefactors, and special contributors.

The selection process is based on the rule that the candidates for induction be evaluated on what they did in sports while at Wilmington High School exclusively. Achievements in sports while at college or at the professional level will have no bearing on the selection committee’s deliberations. To be eligible for nomination, the athletes must have participated in at least one varsity sport. Athletes nominated for the Hall of Fame must have graduated at least ten years prior to nomination.

All nominations should be emailed to wildcathof@gmail.com.

At Wilmington Public Schools: Wilmington High School’s Annual Scholarship Night takes place from 6:30pm to 8pm in the WHS Gymnasium.

At The Library: Needleworkers meet at 10am. Drop-In Story Time at 10am.  [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Video Exercise at 10am. Special Exercise at 11am. Bingo at 1pm. Cards at 1:30pm. [Learn more HERE.]

Go Wildcats!: No games scheduled.

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

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