5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, February 16, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, February 16, 2021:

#1) Watch Wilmington Board of Health Meeting

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

#2) Library Event: Cooking Lesson For Teens

The Wilmington Memorial Library is hosting a virtual cooking lesson for teens at 3:30pm. Teens, make dinner for your family from scratch with help from Chef Julie! Using healthy ingredients from your own kitchen (see list below), along with the stove and oven, make a meal of chicken and dumplings for four that’ll be ready by 5pm! Grades 6-12.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 3 (14 oz) cans chicken broth
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk 

This is an online event via Zoom. An invite will be sent two hours prior to the start of the program to the email given at registration. Please be sure to check your clutter/junk/spam boxes if the invite does not appear in your inbox, and do not use a school email address (@wpsk12.com) to register. Register HERE.

#3) 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.

#4) RMLD Invites Wilmington High School Students To Participate In Art Contest

The Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) invites high school students from Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and areas of Lynnfield served by the RMLD to participate in its 4th Annual High School Art Contest. Any two-dimensional art medium will be accepted, including, but not limited to, drawings, paintings, sketches, photography, and graphic art. Artwork must be submitted online and is due by Monday, March 15, 2021.

The pandemic has highlighted our collective ability to adapt when faced with significant challenges. To that end, the theme of this year’s contest is resilience. Students are asked to visually portray the concept of resilience while incorporating the RMLD and/or electricity into their artwork.

Each student who submits artwork by the deadline will receive a certificate for ten hours of community service. Up to five winners will be selected based on the number of submissions received and the content of the artwork. Each winner will receive a gift card of up to $100 for qualified school or art supplies. One or more of the winning submissions will be selected to be featured on the cover of RMLD’s 2020 Annual Report.

The RMLD has produced a short video describing the contest and theme. The video and official contest rules are available at https://www.rmld.com/community/pages/high-school-art-contest-20202021.

#5) Town Hiring Life Guards For 2021 Town Beach Season

The Town of Wilmington seeks talented individuals to join the summer Recreation Department team for the following positions. Employment application forms can be found on the town website at www.wilmingtonma.gov.

Silver Lake Lifeguards – approximately 25 – 35 hours per week

The Lifeguards perform lifesaving and first aid duties and ensure safety and comfort of beach patrons at all times.

The Beach would be open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm from early July to mid-August. Lifeguards must be available weekdays and weekends.

Working under the direction and supervision of the Beach Supervisor, duties include, but are not limited to: lifeguard duty; facility maintenance; and enforcement of beach rules. May also include identification checks, gate attendance and collection of gate receipts.

Qualifications at time of application: Certified Lifeguard/Lifeguard Instructor with Waterfront Safety. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Hourly rate: $14.75

Application process: Please submit an employment application form to: Karen Campbell, Recreation Director, Wilmington Town Hall, 121 Glen Rd., Wilmington, MA 01887, or electronically as a PDF to kcampbell@wilmingtonma.gov. Please note “Summer Recreation Employment” in the subject line.

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