The Wilmington Insider For June 23, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Saturday, June 23, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

In The Community: Team Sweaty Already annual ‘Bags and Beers’ Cornhole Tournament to benefit the National MS Society at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall has been POSTPONED due to the rain.

In The Community: Boston Roller Derby, a Boston-based, female-only roller derby league, returns to the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road). Doors open at 4pm.  Live music at 4:30pm. The action begins at 5pm with the Third Place Game — The Harbor Horrors vs. The Nutcrackers.  More live music at 6:30pm. The Championship Game — The Wicked Pissahs vs. The Cosmonaughties — takes place at 7pm. An After Party starts at 9pm in the Fez Room. Tickets include admission to the game, plus entry into the after party.

Tickets are $12 (advance) and $16 (at the door) for adults; $6 (advance) and $8 (at the door) for kids (6-17); and kids under 6 are free. There is a small fee for online purchases. Discounted tickets are available for large groups, as is a VIP Package.  Purchase your tickets HERE. Join the Facebook event HERE.  Learn more about the league HERE.

In The Community: Burbank YMCA organized a fundraiser at the Chipotle in Reading (46 Walkers Brook Drive) from 4pm to 8pm. 50% of each sale will be donated to the local YMCA. Just bring the flyer or show it on your phone.

In The Community: Town Beach is open. Lifeguards are on duty from 10am to 8pm. Here’s what you need to know.

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.

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