5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Monday, December 21, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Monday, December 21, 2020:

#1) Tremezzo Ristorante & Tremezzo Pizzeria To Hold Fundraisers For Wilmington Youth Hockey

Grab dinner from Tremezzo Ristorante (2 Lowell Street) and Tremezzo Pizzeria (296 Shawsheen Avenue) on Monday, December 21, 2020, from 3pm to 9pm, and 15% of all sales will benefit Wilmington Youth Hockey. No flyer needed. Applies to both dine-in or take-out.

#2) Library Event: Art & Stories!

The Wilmington Memorial Library is holding “Art & Stories!” at 4pm for ages 2-7. Read and create together! Join this half hour Zoom program to listen to Assistant Children’s Librarian, Nicole, read a picture book and make a craft based on what we’ve read! Registered participants will receive an email when your craft bags are ready to be picked up (at least 3 days before the event). Pick them up via curbside pick up, or at the first floor main desk until December 22th (the day after the event)! Please register every child that will be making a craft. Zoom invitations will be sent out at least one hour before the event. Curbside hours are Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm. Call or text 978-658-2967 when you arrive and let us know that you are here to pick up your bag! Art & Stories craft bag! Register HERE.

#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) 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!

#5) Use The Wilmington Library’s Free Digital Resources

Take advantage of the following digital resources while hunkering down and staying safe during the winter months. If you do not have a library card, you can get one remotely by going to www.wilmlibrary.org.

Overdrive (aka “Libby” app on your smartphone): Find ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and movies.

Hoopla: Find ebooks, TV shows, audiobooks and comics. Simultaneous use means titles always available.

Kanopy: Stream classic movies, Indie hits, documentaries and more.

Freegal: Download and keep up to five songs per week. Stream up to three hours per day.

Tumble Book Library: Animated picture books, read-along chapter books and more for children.

Creative Bug: Find over 1000 video classes on knitting, sewing, cooking and other crafts.

Ancestry Library: Do genealogy research with this database that covers billions of records from census data to directories, and photos to family trees. Access from home is available for a limited period of time. 

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