5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, February 2, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, February 2, 2021:

BONUS: Wilmington Public Schools Has A SNOW DAY

BONUS: Trash Collection Is Delayed 1 Day This Week Due To Storm

#1) Watch Wilmington Board Of Health Meeting

The Wilmington Board of Health meets at 5;30pm via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

#2) Watch Wilmington Finance Committee Meeting

The Wilmington Finance Committee meets at 7pm via Zoom to discuss the DPW’s FY22 budget. Read the agenda HERE.

#3) Watch Wilmington Planning Board Meeting

The Wilmington Planning Board meets at 7:30pm via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

#4) DEADLINE: Grant Opportunity For Wilmington Artists

Mass Cultural Council has a grant opportunity available right now – the COVID-19 Relief Fund for Individuals, which provides $1,500 to artists who have lost personal income due to COVID cancellations and closures. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, Feb. 2. 

We have funding to award at least 430 $1,500 grants. Grants will be distributed via a lottery-style, random selection process. To ensure geographic diversity, grants will be awarded by region in proportion to the region’s application demand. 

The regions are as follows: 

  • Greater Boston 
  • Central 
  • Metrowest 
  • Northeast 
  • Southeast 
  • Western 

To learn more about this grant program, visit: https://massculturalcouncil.org/artists-art/covid-19-relief-fund-for-individuals/application-process.

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#5) LIBRARY EVENT: The Remarkable Rise Of Kamala Harris

At 7pm, join Dan Morain, author of the new biography, Kamala’s Way: An American Life, for a discussion of America’s new Vice President, Kamala Harris. During his time as a reporter with the Los Angeles Times and editorial editor with the Sacramento Bee, Morain covered Kamala Harris’s rise to power as a deputy district attorney in Alameda County to District Attorney to California Attorney General to U.S. Senator to the first Black, South Asian, and female Vice President in our country’s history. Learn how the daughter of two immigrants of color in segregated California became one of America’s most effective power players. Morain will be joined in conversation by Liz Goodwin, deputy bureau chief for The Boston Globe in Washington, DC. Register HERE.

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