5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Sunday, November 22, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Sunday, November 22, 2020:

#1) WHS Strings Orchestra To Hold Fundraiser At Burlington Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble is hosting a bookfair to benefit the Wilmington String Orchestra on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at their Burlington location (98 Middlesex Turnpike).

Simply present the flyer below when purchasing your items and a percentage of each purchase will benefit the orchestra program.

Due to COVID-19, there will be no student performances at this year’s bookfair.

Can’t make it on November 22?  You can still participate by visiting http://www.BN.COM/bookfairs from November 22 to November 26 and enter Bookfair Id # 12591723 at checkout.


#2) Watch Wilmington’s Britney Mallenbranche In ‘The Totalitarians’ 

Bridgewater State University’s Department of Theater presents a dark political comedy, The Totalitarians, this NovemberPerformances are exclusively online November 19, 2020 to November 22, 2020. Tickets for this raucous satire are available at www.BSUtix.com. 

In a climate where politicians embrace their “truths” rather than actual facts, a celebrity roller derby champion/trophy wife may be the ideal candidate! Cast your vote for laughs as Penny Easter and her silver-tongued campaign manager Francine make a play for the Nebraska statehouse. Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s biting satire is the perfect palate-cleanser for audiences who are tired of the “new normal” in modern politics! 

This talented cast and company will safely stream the performance from all parts of the region: Britney Mallebranche (Wilmington, MA), Colin Lamusta (Lynnfield, MA), Dakota Lopes (Bourne, MA), Erin O’Donnell (Hull, MA) perform in the play; with director Miranda Giurleo (Burlington, MA), stage manager Angela Harrington & scenic designer Will Sexton (Kingston, MA), costume designer Erika Fay Greenwood (Cranston, RI), assistant stage manager Emily O’Donnell (Hull, MA), dramaturg Aya Khoury (Worcester, MA), and dramaturg Kyle Imbeau (Fairhaven, MA) lend their talents behind the scenes! 

Catch The Totalitarians exclusively online November 19, 2020 to November 22, 2020. More info and tickets are available at www.BSUtix.com.

#3) Purchase Wilmington’s 2020 Holiday Ornament  

A Wilmington tradition continues! For the 22nd consecutive year, the Wilmington Community Fund is selling a commemorative holiday ornament.

The 2020 ornament — a snowflake — costs $10 and is available at Designs By Don (380 Main Street), Flaherty’s Jeweler inside Wilmington Plaza (240 Main Street) and at the Recreation Department Office at Town Hall (121 Glen Road).

All proceeds will benefit the Wilmington Community Fund. The Fund has three major goals: (1) provide direct relief to Wilmington families, individuals, the elderly and children; (2) provide basic needs — heat, light, utilities, emergency assistance and medical relief; and (3) provide food products on a bimonthly basis to those in need.

Wilmington Community Fund Holiday Ornaments

#4) Fuel Assistance Applications Now Available To Wilmington Seniors

Beginning today, the Community Teamwork Inc.’s Fuel Assistance Program is available to new applicants. Any Wilmington resident 60 years or older who is in need of fuel assistance should contact the Elderly Services Department at 978-657-7595. Wilmington residents who applied last year and are receiving renewal applications in the mail may also call for an appointment. The income guidelines (maximum annual gross income) for the program are as follows: $39,105 for a household of one; $51,137 for a household of 2; $63,169 for a household of 3; and $75,201 for a household of four. Residents under the age of 60 in need of assistance should contact the Billerica Veterans’ Agent office at 978-671-0968.

#5) Read This Week’s Grocery Store Circulars

Food shopping in town this week?  In case you haven’t seen this week’s circulars, Wilmington Apple has you covered:

  • This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE.
  • This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE.
  • Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.

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