5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Thursday, February 18, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Thursday, February 18, 2021:

#1) Library Event: Learn How To Hand Sew A Face Mask

Make your own two-layer cotton mask with teen volunteer Sreehitha from 6:30pm to 8pm via Zoom! Using this pattern, indicate which size mask you would like to make, and all materials, including precut fabric, a needle and thread, straight pins, elastic, and adhesive nose bridges will be provided. Sreehitha will demonstrate the running stitch, and several volunteers will be on hand if you need one-on-one sewing instruction in a breakout room.Participants will need to provide scissors. Grades 6+ & Adults.

Register HERE to reserve your take-home kit to pick up via curbside the week of the session, and join Brittany for a Zoom tutorial on day of the program!

(Call or text the number on the sign outside of the WML’s parking lot entrance when you arrive to pick up your Crafternoon kit. Curbside service is available to pick up your kit beginning the Saturday before the Crafternoon will take place until the Thursday afternoon of the Zoom tutorial. Curbside is available: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-6 pm & Friday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm.)

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.

#2) Library Event: Kat & Brad Concert

The Wilmington Memorial Library & WCTV host Kat & Brad in concert from WCTV studios at 2:30pm. Brad Bensko on vocals and guitar and Kathleen Parks on vocals, violin, and mandolin bring you the sounds of 50’s & 60’s pop and American Songbook standards plus originals from their first LP of original material. Shown live on WCTV on Comcast 9 / Verizon 37 and online at WCTV.org/live/ (Don’t forget to press the Play icon to start the live stream).

#3) Library Event: Virtual Sea Lion Encounter at New England Aquarium

Join via Zoom marine mammal trainers in the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center at the New England Aquarium for a training session with a California sea lion or northern fur sea at 4pml. Learn about how and why they train, and what you can do to protect the ocean environment for these amazing animals. Register HERE.

#4) Library Event: Novel Ideas Fiction Book Group

Enjoy reading fiction? Join the library’s fiction book group led by Adult Services Librarian Erin Driscoll.  Please stop by the library to pick up a copy of the featured book. Featured Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. Register HERE.

#5) Watch Wilmington Water & Sewer Commission Meeting

The Wilmington Water & Sewer Commission meets at 5:30pm via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

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