5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, December 22, 2020

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

#1) Latest COVID-19 Numbers For Wilmington

#2) Holiday Zoom Trivia From Wilmington Senior Center

The Wilmington Senior Center is hosting holiday-themed trivia from 9:30am to 10:30am via Zoom. Learn how to play on Page 4 of the latest Senior Center Newsletter.

#3) Library Event: Creating Writing Skills Group

The Wilmington Memorial Library is holding its monthly Creative Writing Skills Group meeting at 7pm. Learn and apply creative writing tips, tools, and techniques shared by published authors and other writing experts. Open to all who want to improve their creative writing skills and get their work published.  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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