WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Thursday, April 22, 2021:
#1) Drive-Thru Dessert At Wilmington Senior Center
The Wilmington Senior Center is holding a Drive-Thru Dessert on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 1pm in the Center’s parking lot. Desserts from Nothing Bundt Cake will be distributed thanks to an anonymous donor. Registration was required and is now closed.
#2) Red Cross Blood Drive At Wilmington Congregational Church
The Wilmington Congregational Church (220 Middlesex Avenue) is holding a Red Cross Blood Drive from 2pm to 7pm. Interested donors can call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to book an appointment. Donors can also visit http://www.redcross.org to schedule an appointment.
#3) Watch Wilmington Finance Committee Meeting
The Wilmington Finance Committee meets at 7pm via Zoom. (An Executive Session precedes the meeting at 6pm.) Read the agenda HERE.
#4) Library Event: Outdoor Great Green Giveaway
The Wilmington Memorial Library has been spring cleaning! Rather than throw away, we want to recycle stuff we no longer need. Stop by the library front lawn on Earth Day from 11am to 4pm for some free surplus items including stationery, art/craft supplies, technology, books, LEGOS and more. You can also enter to win some awesome items such as an older American Girl Doll, LEGO Mindstorms set and more. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Wilmington Library. Thank you for upcycling! Masks Required.
#5) Library Event: Outdoor Vernal Pool Exploration
Explore and learn about vernal pools from local environmentalists and Headwaters Stream Team members Martha Stevenson and Suzanne Sullivan, who will lead a walk to find vernal pools in the area behind the library, at 6:30pm. Vernal pools serve as essential breeding habitats for certain species of wildlife, including salamanders and frogs, which provide an important food source for small carnivores as well as large game species. Please wear appropriate footwear and dress for the weather. Masks required. Register HERE.
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