WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, March 24, 2019:
#1) ‘Wilmington Dances For Hope’ Relay For Life Fundraiser
Four Wilmington dance schools are once again joining forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
The Warrior Moms and Kids, a Wilmington Relay For Life team, recently announced it will hold its fifth annual “Wilmington Dances For Hope” from 1pm to 4pm, in the Wilmington High School Auditorium (159 Church Street). All proceeds will benefit the Wilmington Relay For Life.
The afternoon will also include raffle baskets, a 50/50 raffle, a bake sale, and a t-shirt sale.
Tickets cost $10 and are available at the door.
#2) Train & Toy Show To Shriners Auditorium
The largest train and toy show in the Northeast is coming to town.
Greenberg’s Train & Toy Show stops at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) in Wilmington on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 10am to 4pm, and Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 10am to 4pm.
The event features:
- 100+ exhibitors from across the country
- 350+ tables of trains for sale
- Huge operating modular train layouts
- Free modeling seminars and clinics
- Free test track and door prize drawings
According to the event’s website: “Since 1976, Greenberg’s Train & Toy Show has been the largest traveling model train and toy show to serve the northeastern United States…. Our shows offer free workshops on a variety of topics as well as demonstrations. Our shows also attract dealers from across the country that carry rare and hard to find items not offered in local hobby shops. If you’re interested in the hobby, you won’t find a better place for model railroading than Greenberg’s Train & Toy Show! Our shows are designed to promote toy trains to even the youngest enthusiast… Any child who comes to the show is admitted FREE! We want every child to have the opportunity to experience the wonderful world of model trains!”
Adult admission costs $10 on Saturday and $9 on Sunday. Children 11 and under are FREE. Parking is FREE. Tickets can be purchased online HERE.
#3) Free Self Defense Class For Women
A free women’s defense class will be offered by IRON CLAD from 2pm to 4pm in the Wilmington High School Gymnasium.
A group of local professionals joined forces to offer this opportunity for females (ages 12 and up) to have opportunity to get a step up on safety defense. Sponsors include Team Blue/ERA Key Real Estate, Damore Law, and Fairway Mortgage,
Space is limited. Reserve your spot at http://bit.ly/freesafetyclass. While the class is free, toiletries will be collected for Everett Grace, a local women’s shelter.
#4) Dick’s Sporting Goods Shop Event For Wilmington Little League Families
Dick’s Sporting Goods is offering Wilmington Little League families 20% off throughout the store on Saturday, March 23, 2019 and Sunday, March 24, 2019. This coupon is valid at the store’s Davners, Saugus, and Salem, NH locations.
#5) 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.
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