3 Things To Know In Wilmington On Friday, August 14, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 3 things to know in Wilmington on Friday, August 14, 2020:

#1) Wilmington Library To Hold Virtual Dungeons & Dragons Session For Grades 6-8

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting a virtual D&D session for Grades 6-8 from 1pm to 3pm. Interested in finding out more about this fantasy tabletop role-playing game, or looking for a group to play with? Join DM Michaela for a virtual campaign via Google Hangouts (or Zoom) every month all summer long! Please register for all of the dates you would like to play using the email address where you’d like to receive the Google Hangouts invitation (no school emails, please). You will receive the Google Hangouts invitation via email 15 minutes before the program begins. You will need to register for an account on DnDBeyond to create your character before playing. Please email Brittany (btuttle@wilmlibrary.org) with any questions. Register HERE.

#2) Donate To Wilmington Educational Foundation

The Wilmington Educational Foundation has partnered with Baystate Textiles to raise funds through an ongoing textile recycling rebate program.

Bag up any of your unwanted footwear, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals and place them in the donation boxes located outside each of Wilmington’s public schools. Donations can be in any condition as long as they’re clean and dry.

The Wilmington Educational Foundation will receive a rebate of $100 for every ton of textiles collected.  WEF earns thousands of dollars each year from this fundraiser.

About Wilmington Educational Foundation

Established in 1999, the Wilmington Educational Foundation (WEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to supporting innovation and excellence in the Wilmington public school system. WEF’s goal is to enhance and increase educational opportunities for all Wilmington students by providing funds for innovative programs that are not otherwise funded through the school budget.

To learn more about WEF, please visit www.wilmingtonedfoundation.org. WEF can also be found on Facebook and Twitter. WEF can be reached via email at wilmingtonedfoundation@gmail.com.

WEF Textile Fundraiser

#3) Donate To Beyond TOPS For Upcoming Yard Sale

Beyond Tops is scheduled to hold its Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 9am to 3pm, at 25 Marion Street in Wilmington.

All proceeds will benefit the popular 501c3 non-profit organization, which strives to integrate children with mental and physical disabilities into the Wilmington community through sports.

Organizers are looking to take and accept donations of all items (except TV’s, computers and stuffed animals). Any donation can be brought to 25 Marion Street (2nd Driveway). A pickup can be arranged by calling Mark and Kathy at 978-657-7723.

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