5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Wednesday, September 30, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Wednesday, September 30, 2020:

#1) Watch Wilmington School Committee Meeting

The Wilmington School Committee meets at 7pm in the High School’s Large Instruction Room. Members of the public are encouraged to watch via WCTV. Read the agenda HERE.

#2) Pumpkin Patch At Wilmington United Methodist Church

The Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street) has organized its 5th Annual Pumpkin Patch. The Patch will be open from noon to 7pm during the week and 9am to 7pm on the weekends through Halloween (while supplies last).

There is a large selection and variety of pumpkins and gourds available for sale daily on the church’s front lawn. Credit cards will be accepted.

All proceeds from this popular program will support the Wilmington United Methodist Church Youth Mission Program.

#3) Library Event: ‘Time For Twos’

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting a virtual storytime for two year olds featuring books, rhymes, music and movement at 10am via Zoom. Register HERE.

#4) Library Event: Anti-Racism Book Group: ‘So You Want to Talk About Race’

In So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to “model minorities” in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life. Read, or even start to read, the book and then join us to talk about the book at 7pm. Register HERE.

#5) Continue To Donate To WEF’s Textile Donation Bins

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.

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