WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, January 27, 2019:
#1) Suburban Boston Spring Home Show
The Suburban Boston Spring Home Show will emanate from Wilmington’s Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) on Friday, January 25 (11am-8pm); Saturday, January 26 (10am-8pm); and Sunday, January 27 (10am-6pm). Admission is $10 at the door. (Free passes are available online in advance HERE.) Parking is free. Learn more HERE.
#2) WMS & WHS Students Invited To Local Summer Opportunities Fair
The 29th Annual Summer Opportunities Fair will take place from noon to 3pm, in the Chase Memorial Cage, on the Phillips Academy campus, located off Route 28, in Andover, Massachusetts.
Representatives from approximately 100 local, national and international summer opportunities programs will be available to talk with interested middle school and high school students and their families. This unique fair offers a wide range of programs that focus on academic enrichment, language study, community service, camps, sports, arts, research, internships, outdoor adventure, international travel & gap year opportunities, and more for middle school and high school students.
The Fair will be open to the public, and you do not need to register to attend. Admission is free and the facility is wheelchair-accessible. This event is sponsored by the Parents of Students of Phillips Academy (PSPA).
#3) Wilmington Police & Fire To Participate In BFit’s First Responder Challenge At TD Garden
BFit’s 3nd Annual First Responder Challenge takes place from 9am to 1pm, at TD Garden. This one-of-a-kind event invites local first responders and fitness enthusiasts from across New England to participate in a course throughout the Garden. It also offers families and friends a day filled with activities and fun, including a kid’s obstacle course, touch-a-truck, Bruins alumni, and Bruins mascot Blades.
The event raises awareness around health and wellness and to support The 100 Club of Massachusetts, a charity that supports the families of law enforcement officers and firefighters who are killed in the line of duty.
Both the Wilmington Police Department and Wilmington Fire Department are once again participating in the Challenge and raising funds for the 100 Club. Donate to the Police Department’s efforts HERE and to the Fire Department’s efforts HERE.
#4) 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.
#5) Middlesex Canal Museum
The 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.
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