5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, September 29, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, September 29, 2020:

#1) Watch Wilmington Open Space Committee Meeting

The Wilmington Open Space Committee meets at 6pm via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

#2) Watch Wilmington Commission On Disabilities Meeting

The Wilmington Commission on Disabilities meets at 6:30pm in the Town Hall Auditorium. Members of the public cannot attend and are encouraged to watch via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

#3) Library On The Lawn

Would you like to browse and checkout books and DVDs?  Be sure to stop by the front of the Wilmington Memorial Library from 10am to noon 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.

#4) Library Event: I’m A Good Person! Isn’t That Enough?

Using historical and media images, racial justice educator and writer, Debby Irving, examines how she used her white-skewed belief system to interpret the world around her. Socialized on a narrow worldview, Debby explores how she spent decades silently reaffirming harmful, archaic racial patterns instead of questioning the racial disparities and tensions she could see and feel. This program is designed to support white people in making the paradigm shift from ‘fixing’ and ‘helping’ those believed to be inferior, to focusing on internalized white superiority and its role in perpetuating racism at the individual, interpersonal, institutional, and cultural levels. Debby’s presentation is followed by an interview and Q&A with a panel of local residents from two organizations working on social justice issues. Panelists include Bria Gadsen, Elizabeth Walther-Grant, and Mayara Reis of Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Voices, and Amaryllis Lopez of Elevated Thought.

This virtual event, held at 7pm, will take place over Zoom Webinar. Registration is required here.

This program is part of a series, Libraries Working Towards Social Justice, offered in collaboration with Courageous Conversations and eight Merrimack Valley libraries – Burlington Public Library, Haverhill Public Library, Lawrence Public Library, Memorial Hall Library, Nevins Memorial Library, Stevens Memorial Library, Tewksbury Public Library & Wilmington Memorial Library.

#5) Get A Free Medium Coffee At Dunkin’ Today With Any Purchase

Coffee lovers will be able to celebrate National Dunkin’ Day in the best way possible: with a free medium hot or iced coffee (with any purchase) at Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide on Tuesday, September 29. To further plus-up National Dunkin’ Day, anyone anywhere in the U.S. can take part in the celebration, with a chance to win an ultimate Dunkin’ care package. Beginning September 28 and while supplies last, devoted Dunkin’ fans can also purchase limited-run National Dunkin’ Day merchandise online at ShopDunkin.com.

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