5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Friday, October 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Friday, October 18, 2019:

#1) Wilmington Sons Of Italy To Hold Breast Cancer Fundraiser

The Wilmington Sons of Italy is holding a Breast Cancer Fundraiser on Friday, October 18, 2019, from 7pm to 11pm, at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).

The evening will feature a DJ, dancing, raffles and a cash bar. Attendees should bring their own food and snacks. Coffee and desserts will be provided. Those who wear an article of pink clothing will receive a ticket for the door prize raffle.

Tickets cost $20 and will be available at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, contact organizer Janet Engrem at 978-658-9324 or JKNJE@comcast.net.

#2) Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of Woodstock With A FREE Tribute Concert At Wilmington Middle School

Come celebrate the music and the spirit of the legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival — the most famous music festival of all time — that defined a generation and changed the world.

The Workingman’s Band will hold its “Tribute To Woodstock” concert on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7pm in the Wilmington Middle School Auditorium (25 Carter Lane).

The Workingman’s Band’s repertoire will include songs heard 50 years ago from Canned Heat, Arlo Guthrie, The Who, Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, John Sebastian, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and The Youngbloods.

The best part? This event is FREE (yes, FREE) and open to all thanks to the generosity of Wilmington’s Sarah DJ Carter Lecture Committee.

The committee’s funding comes from an endowment left to the Town in 1907 through the will of the late Sarah D. J. Carter. Carter requested that these events, which are held annually, remain free of charge and open to the public.

The committee is comprised of five residents appointed by the Wilmington Town Manager to serve three-year terms. Throughout the year, the committee is on the lookout for talented musicians and entertaining programs to present to residents and friends of the Town of Wilmington.

#3) Trunk or Treat Event At Austin Prep

Austin Prep’s Student Council is holding a Trunk or Treat event from 6pm to 7pm at the school (101 Willow Street, Reading).

Austin Prep Trunk or Treat

#4a) Drop-In Storytime At Wilmington Library

The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is holding a drop-in storytime at 10am. Drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft!  Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Ages 2-5 and one or more adults. Drop in.

#4b) Needleworkers At Wilmington Library

The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is hosting a Needleworkers session at 10am. If you do any kind of needlework, this group is for you. Bring a project and learn from others while enjoying a little conversation and camaraderie. Drop in.

#5) Karaoke At Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove (211 Lowell Street) is hosting karaoke from Winnell Entertainment beginning at 8pm.

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