WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Saturday, March 9, 2019:
#1) Wilmington Sons Of Italy’s “Dancing Through The Decades” Dance
The Wilmington Sons of Italy is holding a dance from 7pm to 11pm at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).
This “Dancing through the Decades” event will include a DJ, dancing, raffles, and a door prize. Coffee and dessert will be provided. Feel free to bring your own food for the table.
Tickets cost $20. To purchase a ticket, contact organizer Janet Engrem at 978-658-9324 or jknje[at]comcast.net. Attendees are encouraged to bring diaper donations as part of a diaper drive.
#2) Mini-Golf Fundraiser For Troop 126
Boy Scout Troop 126 invites everyone to its first annual Mini-Golf Fundraiser at Villanova Hall at St Thomas’ Church (126 Middlesex Avenue).
Come see the transition of our simple church hall to an 18-Hole Championship Course and enjoy an afternoon of summer family fun in the middle of winter. The course will be open from noon to 4pm with special late afternoon hours for Scout Competition.
A game of mini-golf costs $3 for children and $5 for adults. A game plus a meal costs $8.
Plan on stopping in The 19th Hole Cafe for lunch, drinks, and snacks.
#3) Women’s Roller Derby At The Shriners
Boston Roller Derby has announced its first ever international tournament, the 2019 Lobstah Roll.
Sanctioned by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the tournament will take place on March 9-10 at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) in Wilmington.
The 2019 Lobstah Roll will feature two full days of competition from across the U.S. and Ireland. BRD’s all-star team, the Boston Massacre, will be making their 2019 season debut after winning gold in the WFTDA Continental Cup East last summer. The team currently ranks as No. 34 in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association out of over 400 internationally affiliated teams.
The final two March 9 bouts will be open to the public, with doors opening at 4 p.m. At 5 p.m., the Naptown Tornado Sirens of Indianapolis will take on the Capital Maulstars of Sacramento, California. At 7 p.m., the Boston Massacre will face off against the “A”- team from Dublin, Ireland. All fans will be invited to join skaters for an after-party at 9 p.m. in the Shriners Fez Room, located inside the auditorium.
#4) Book Store Next Door Open
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.
#5) Wilmington Food Pantry Open
The Wilmington Food Pantry (142 Chestnut Street) is open from 10am to noon for food donation drop-offs. Learn which food items the Pantry is most in need of HERE.
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