5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, February 9, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, February 9, 2021:

#1) Watch Wilmington Finance Committee Meeting

The Wilmington Finance Committee meets at 7pm via Zoom to discuss the Building Department’s FY22 budget. Read the agenda HERE. The meeting will air live on WCTV.

#2) Library Event: How to Taste Chocolate Like a Pro

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting “How To Taste Chocolate Like A Pro” at 7pm. A perfect balance of delicious and educational, during this program you will learn about how chocolate fits into local history. Most students of American history know the story of the Boston Tea Party. But did you know that when the colonists stopped drinking tea due to taxation they instead turned to drinking chocolate? Boston and the state of Massachusetts have many historical connections to chocolate, including being the home of the very first chocolate factory in North America, the first roadside retail confectionary operation, and the first forays into commercial white chocolate production. We’re the birthplace of a number of classic desserts and treats and the resting place of the famed Fannie Farmer, who lent her amazing recipes developed at the Boston Cooking School to the world through her iconic cookbook. Learn more about our sweet history with this fascinating program. Register HERE.

#3) Library Event: Preschool Storytime

This 10am storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, and music. Ages 3-5. Zoom Meeting Room invitations will be emailed to registered attendees at least one hour before the event. Register HERE.

#4) Library Event: Family Craft Night

Join our Zoom event at 6:30pm for a night of fun creativity with your loved ones! Every child registered will receive a craft bag full of supplies needed for this month’s project that the whole family can work on together. This month’s craft is: Valentine’s Day Shrinky Dink Pins! Come make these cute pins with the help of your families and caregivers! Make them for each other or to give away as Valentine’s! Registered participants will receive an email when your craft bags are ready to be picked up. Once you’ve received your email, pick up your bag via curbside! 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-Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday-Saturday 10am-4pm. Call or text 978-658-2967 when you arrive and let us know that you are here to pick up your Family Craft Night bag! Register HERE.

#5) Library Event: Tech Help

Technology Librarian Brad McKenna will help you with device issues or answer technology related questions in this one-on-one tech help session at 10am. Register HERE.

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