5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Thursday, July 23, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Thursday, July 23, 2020:

#1) Library On The Lawn

Would you like to browse and checkout books and DVDs?  Be sure to stop by the front of the library from 5pm to 7pm to peruse several carts of both adult and children’s materials.  Masks are required and we ask all to respect social distancing. This event will not take place during inclement weather.

#2) Author Talk with Adrienne Brodeur at Wilmington Memorial Library

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting a virtual author talk with Adrienne Brodeur at 7pm.

Adrienne Brodeur began her career in publishing as the cofounder, with filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, of the National Magazine Award–winning Zoetrope: All-Story. She has worked as a book editor and is currently the executive director of Aspen Words. Her memoir, Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover and Me, was published in October 2019 by HMH Books. Wild Game’s film rights were bought by Chernin Entertainment with Kelly Fremon Craig, the director of Edge of Seventeen, attached to adapt and direct.

On a hot July night on Cape Cod when Adrienne was fourteen, her mother, Malabar, woke her at midnight with five simple words that would set the course of both of their lives for years to come: Ben Souther just kissed me. Adrienne instantly became her mother’s confidante and helpmate and from then on, Malabar came to rely on her daughter to help orchestrate what would become an epic affair with her husband’s closest friend. The affair would have calamitous consequences for everyone involved, impacting Adrienne’s life in profound ways, driving her into a precarious marriage of her own, and then into a deep depression. Only years later will she find the strength to embrace her life—and her mother—on her own terms.

This is an online event via Zoom. An invite will be sent at least thirty minutes prior to the start of the program to the email given at registration. Please be sure to check your clutter/junk/spam boxes if the invite does not appear in your inbox. Register HERE.

#3) Virtual Baby Time At Wilmington Memorial Library

The Wilmington Memorial Library is holding Baby Time at 10am on Zoom. This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers. Zoom Meeting Room invitations will be emailed to registered attendees at least one hour before the event. Register HERE.

#4) Wilmington Students Can Pickup ‘Grab & Go’ Breakfasts & Lunches Curbside Outside WHS 

Wilmington Food Services will continue to put forward best efforts to feed our students during this time and will be preparing bagged breakfasts and lunches out of our kitchen at Wilmington High School. These meals will be available for any students, regardless of which school you attend in the District, and will be prepared in our safe and sanitary environment by Wilmington staff.

You may pick up all breakfast and lunches outside the Events Entrance at WHS (off of Adams Street) every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. We ask you pull your vehicle up to the curb, pop your car trunk or hatch and we will gladly place the meals inside your vehicle.

This is available to all students, including students attending other schools outside the district, residing in Wilmington.

We want to make sure you enjoy your breakfast & lunch safely:

  • All refrigerated items should be kept cold, under 41 degrees
  • All frozen food should be kept frozen until ready to heat
  • Discard any items after 5 days
  • All food is fully cooked but you may choose to microwave some items if you do please:
    o remove all wrapping and use microwave safe dish
    o lunch and breakfast items such as breakfast sandwiches have heating instructions and should be heated until internal temperature of 165 degrees

If you have any questions, please call Mary Palen at 978-694-6064 or contact via email mary.palen@wpsk12.com.

#5) Buy A Wildcat Mask To Support The WHS Football Team

The Touchdown Club for WHS Football is holding a Mask Fundraiser. Be ready to show off your Town Spirit now, be ready for when school goes back and football season is on (we hope!). These masks are made for any sport/any season/any reason.

The Club is offering 2 styles of masks (also available in kid sizes) and a sleeve mask (2 sizes). This is not limited to just Wilmington High School – ANYONE in town can order these!

The link to order is here: https://championschoice.tuosystems.com/stores/tdc2020.

PLEASE NOTE: These items are currently not in stock. Orders placed now through July 23, 2020 will be delivered to the Club directly, which will distribute them. You will pay for these orders directly on the website.

But wait – there’s MORE! The Club is also offering a Wilmington “W” decal to show off your Wilmington Pride. The Club will be selling these for $5 BUT if you place an order for a mask you can get it for $4! To do this, please Vemno Wilmington Touchdown Club @wilmingtontdc with your order # for the masks, name and address for delivery.

Any questions? Please email wilmtdc@gmail.com.

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