The Wilmington Insider For August 7, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Tuesday, August 7, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

At Town Hall:  The Wilmington Board of Health meets at 5:30pm in Room 9 of Wilmington Town Hall. Read the agenda HERE. … The Wilmington Planning Board meets at 7:30pm in Room 9 of Wilmington Town Hall. Read the agenda HERE. Note that the proposed detox facility (362 Middlesex Avenue) and the proposed car wash (220 Main Street) are expected to be discussed.

In The Community: The Wilmington Police Department will hold its 5th Annual National Night Out at Rotary Park, across from the Public Safety Building, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Wilmington residents are invited to this free, family-friendly event featuring emergency vehicles & equipment displays, demonstrations, crime prevention information, bouncy houses, food from Red Heat Tavern, and bicycle giveaways from Target. National Night Out is held annually across the nation on the first Tuesday in August. The event promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Meet with law enforcement officers from various local, state, & federal agencies and learn how they serve our community. Learn more HERE.

In The Community: The Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive from 2pm to 7pm at the Wilmington Congregational Church (220 Middlesex Avenue).

In The Community: The Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks holds bingo — open to the public — every Tuesday. Doors open at 5pm. Pizza, hot dog and pastries are sold. Free coffee.

In The Community: Angels In Motion meets every Tuesday, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).  The club provides a great opportunity for seniors to meet new friends or reacquaint with old ones. A luncheon is served as noon.  Free. Handicapped accessible.

In The Community: The Town Beach is open today.  Lifeguards are on duty from 10am to 8pm. Admission is FREE for residents. Proof of residency is required. Learn more HERE.

At The Library: Preschool Storytime: Mo Willems at 10am. Travel Club: Musical Road Trip: New York at 3pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Walking Group at Yentile at 8am. Computer Class at 9am. Aerobics at 10:30am. Bocci at 10:30am. Mah Jong at 1pm. [Learn more HERE.]

(NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing I may be able to update this post.)

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