The Wilmington Insider For November 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Sunday, November 11, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

In The Community: The Wilmington Department of Veterans’ Services invites all the residents of Wilmington to attend, remember and honor all our past and present veterans at 11:00am on the Wilmington Town Common. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Department of Veterans’ Services at 978-694-2040 or veterans@wilmingtonma.gov.

In The Community: The Wilmington Police Patrol Officers Union is hosting a coffee and donut breakfast for veterans on Veterans Day from 8am to 10am at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street). The breakfast marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I.

In The Community: Join Wilmington Youth Hockey this weekend for its “Try Hockey for Free Day” from 1:30pm to 3pm at Ristuccia Memorial Arena (190 Main Street) in Wilmington. Has your child been wanting to try hockey? This is the event to learn more about youth hockey in Wilmington. Equipment will be available. You will need to bring your own skates. Register for this event HERE. Please share this announcement with family, friends & neighbors that you know may be interested in attending.

In The Community: Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) will host a firearm and knife show, featuring 500 tables, on Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, November 11, 2018, 9am-3pm. Participants can buy, sell and trade sporting, antique, and collectible firearms; custom and high quality knives; and various militaria. The general admission fee for adults is $12. Children 12 and under, with an adult, are free. Parking is also free. Learn more HERE. A $1-off coupon can be found HERE. The event is hosted by New Mart Promotions of Massachusetts and promoted by the NRA-affiliated Westchester Collectors Club.

In The CommunityThe Middlesex Canal Museum and Visitors’ Center (71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica) is open from noon to 4pm.  Learn about the canal, which travels through Wilmington.

MBTA Reminder: There will be no weekend commuter rail service on the Lowell Line (Wilmington Center) until December. A free shuttle bus will be available. Learn more HERE.

Food Shopping: Food shopping in town this week?  In case you haven’t seen this week’s circulars, Wilmington Apple has you covered:

  • This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE.
  • This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE.
  • Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.

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

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