The Wilmington Insider For November 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Wednesday, November 21, 2018:

Happening Today:

Weather: A slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Light west wind becoming southwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Town Yardwaste Recycling Center: The Recycling Center, located off Old Main Street at the Wilmington/Woburn line, will be open for leaf and brush drop-off from 8am to 2pm. Only Wilmington residents will be allowed to use the facility for leaves and brush drop-off. Residents must show an ID at the entrance to the facility. No grass clippings will be accepted. No contractors or commercial vehicles will be allowed. Residents using the Recycling Center must purchase a punch card for $15 which will be good for 5 visits to the center. Punch cards may be purchased Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Treasurer’s Office at Town Hall. Cards purchased previously that have unpunched visits are still valid.

At Wilmington Public Schools: Early release for all schools.

Food Drive Launches: Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), is pleased to announce its “Calendars for Cans” Food Drive to be held in conjunction with the distribution of its annual historical calendar. RMLD has been printing and distributing the historical calendar to the local communities for over twenty years. This year, RMLD is asking customers to make a voluntary non-perishable food donation when picking up their calendar, from November 21, 2018 to December 21, 2018, at Wilmington Town Hall, Wilmington Library, Wilmington Senior Center & Lucci’s Supermarket. Donations will benefit the Wilmington Food Pantry. Calendars are available while supplies last. Food donations are not required to pick up a calendar. For more information and a list of suggested food items, please visit

In The Community: The Wilmington Police Department offers safety seat installs at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street) every Wednesday, from 10am to 2pm. No appointment is necessary, but calling ahead at 978-658-5071 is recommended. Learn more HERE.

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. Learn more HERE.

At The Library: Coffee with a Cop at 10am. Tech Help Drop In at 2pm. [Learn more and register HERE.]

At The Senior Center: Beading Group at 9:30am. SBF Exercise at 9:45am. Special Exercise at 11am. Our Moment Cafe at 1pm. Cards at 1:30pm. Fun Singers at 3pm. [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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