5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Saturday, December 19, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Saturday, December 19, 2020:

#1) ZOOM With Santa Thanks To WCTV

e’s making a list and checking it twice! WCTV has received special clearance from the North Pole to have a chat with Santa Claus.

Families in Wilmington and beyond are invited to Zoom with Santa on Saturday, December 19, 2020, from 9am to 11am. Meet Santa from the comfort of your home!

Invite your friends and family to WATCH LIVE on WCTV (Comcast 9 and Verizon 37), http://www.WCTV.org/live, and on Facebook Live!

RSVP on the Google Form by midnight on December 18th to get on Santa’s List!

There is no cost to Zoom but there is a suggested donation of $5
Venmo: WCTVWilmington
Paypal: WCTVWilmington

Fill out the Form and you will receive a Zoom login emailed to you on December 18th or 19th to Zoom with Santa! (Participation may be limited)

Zoom With Santa

#2) Friends Of The Wilmington Library’s Book Store Next Door Open By Appointment Only

The Book Store Next Door will be open this Saturday, December 19, 2020, from 10am to 1pm. It will be by appointment only. Please email bookstorenextdoor@gmail.com to request 10am-11am, 11am-12pm, and 12pm to 1pm. We will reply with your 15 minute appointment.

There will be a limit of 3 shoppers in the store, we will supply hand sanitizer, and windows will be open for air circulation.

The Friends will accept donations. No appointment is necessary if you are donating only.

#3) Library Event: Virtual Poetry Circle

The Wilmington Memorial Library is holding its monthly Virtual Poetry Circle at 9:15am. Do you enjoy writing poetry? Want input on your work? If so, this group is for you.  Led by local writing enthusiast, Barbara Alevras. If you are interested in attending this event, please email Assistant Director Charlotte Wood at cwood@wilmlibrary.org.  Please include the title of the program in the subject heading.  This event will be held over Zoom.  You will receive an invite from the presenter prior to the program date.

#4) 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

#5) Purchase Wilmington Holiday Greeting Cards To Support WCTV

Wilmington Community Television (WCTV) is holding a Wilmington Winter Wonderland Greeting Card Fundraiser.

Purchase a set of 5 cards created by local artists that depict Wilmington as a winter wonderland for $15. (10 cards cost $25 and 15 cards cost $32.) Cards can be pre-ordered online HERE and/or purchased in-person at WCTV studios (10 Waltham Street) via cash or check.

Participating local artists include Wilmington residents/natives Don Leard, Niki Jamieson, Kenneth Ward, and Jamie Boudreau, along with Ashley Nicole Martin.

All proceeds will benefit WCTV, which serves the Wilmington community throughout the year by providing video coverage of all things Wilmington. From government meetings to high school athletics & performing arts, we seek to broadcast the events that matter to you. Your support also helps us to continue providing opportunities for Wilmington Youth during our weekend and summer programs and to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Thank you for your support!

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