The Wilmington Insider For August 28, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Tuesday, August 28, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

Back To School: Wilmington Public Schools (Grades 1-12) are back in session today! Please drive carefully and look for children walking or at bus stops.

At The Tech: The Shawsheen Tech School Committee meets at 7:30pm in the John P. Miller School Committee Room at the Tech. Read the agenda HERE.

DEADLINE:  The Massachusetts Office on Disability, in partnership with the Wilmington Commission on Disabilities, is hosting a meeting to bring together people with disabilities and local emergency preparedness professionals. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 10:30am to noon, in the Wilmington Town Hall (121 Glen Road). The purpose of the meeting is to explore how to ensure that people with disabilities have the assistance they need in the times of emergency.

Members of the disability community will learn about the emergency response resources and procedures within their local communities and the steps that can be taken personally to prepare for emergency situations. Persons with disabilities will also receive an “Emergency Go Pack” with essential items that might be needed during an emergency. First Responders will receive “Tips for First Responders, 5th Edition.” Registration is required by August 28. Register online HERE or by calling Robert at 508-414-7620 or emailing Carol at chilbinger@comcast.net.

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.

At The Library: Creative Writing Skills Workshop at 7pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Walking Group at Yentile at 8am. Zumba at 9am. Aerobics at 10:30am. Bocci at 10:30am. Mah Jong at 1pm. Tai Chi at 1pm. Gentle Yoga at 2:30pm. [Learn more HERE.]

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