5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Monday, May 17, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Monday, May 17, 2021:

#1) Grab Dinner At Casa Blanca To Support Wilmington High’s Baseball Teams

WILMINGTON, MA — Looking for an excuse to eat out? The Friends of Wilmington High School Baseball is holding a fundraiser at Casa Blanca in Wilmington (207 Main Street) on Monday, May 17, 2021, from 4pm to 9pm. 20% of your bill (food & drink) — dine-in and take-out — will support WHS baseball teams. Make sure to present this flyer to your server or when you pick up your food.

Casa Blanca Fundraiser

#2) Wilmington Town Hall Reopens To The Public TODAY

Effective Monday, May 17, 2021 Town Hall will reopen to the public.

Patrons are still encouraged to use our window services, the Town Hall drop box to the left of the main entrance and our various online services through our www.wilmingtonma.gov website. The website offers online bill payment and a portal to sign up for our many Recreation programs.

Town Hall office hours will remain Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Protocols for Patrons entering Town Hall and other Town Buildings:

  • Patrons are expected to wear a face mask at all times while inside the building. *
  • One patron at a time will be permitted in each of the department offices.
  • Patrons will be expected to adhere to social distancing whenever possible. Blue strips can be found on floor areas of the Town Hall denoting the 6’ distance to be used in the event a line forms outside any of our offices.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are located throughout the building and their use is strongly encouraged.
  • Individuals seeking to obtain documents such as a building permit, birth certificate, employment application etc. are encouraged to call the office responsible for the document in advance of arriving at Town Hall or any of our other buildings.  This will enable personnel to have the document available upon arrival.
  • Additional guidance not covered in this posting will be provided upon entering the building.

* Those who are unable to wear a mask for medical reasons will be accommodated by either the use of our window services or meeting a town representative outside of the building.

As your local Town personnel, we also want to extend our gratitude for your patience during this challenging period. We look forward to serving you and welcoming you back into the buildings. We hope to see you soon!

For more information, please contact our main phone number – 978-658-3311.

#3) Wilmington Cultural Council To Present ‘Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees & Other Beneficials’ With John Root

Naturalist and landscaper John Root is holding a virtual presentation — “Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees and Other Beneficials” — on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 7pm via Zoom.

John will provide guidance on meeting the needs of birds, pollinators, and other beneficial wildlife for food, cover, and water. A variety of plants that nourish these organisms throughout their lifecycles is discussed, and organic methods for establishing wildlife habitat are also presented. Handouts are downloadable, and comments and questions will be welcome at the conclusion of the program.

A recording of this event will be scheduled for multiple broadcasts by Wilmington Community Television and will be made accessible at their website.

This program is supported in part by the Wilmington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

The presentation can be watched on Zoom. Zoom information is below:

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Meeting ID: 844 9092 8614

Passcode: 727390

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+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 844 9092 8614

Passcode: 727390

#4) Wilmington Middle School Student Organizing Children’s Clothing Drive For Cradles To Crayons, Donate May 10-20

Project 351, a youth-led community service campaign, and Cradles to Crayons have partnered to provide children across Massachusetts living in homeless and low-income situations the essentials they need to thrive at home, at school and at play.

Wilmington’s Project 351 representative Gracie Berrier — an 8th grader at Wilmington Middle School — has organized a clothing drive to support this cause.

New or gently used children’s or small adult clothing can be dropped off in the marked bins at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street), from Monday, May 10, 2021 through Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Additionally, an Amazon shopping list for the drive most can be found HERE: https://amzn.to/3dZi5vm.

#5) WCTV Looking To Spotlight Local Musicians

WCTV is looking for Wilmington musicians to be part of our studio produced program called, LIVE from Studio 887. If you are interested in being part of this on-going musical showcase, reach out to WCTV’s Operations Manager, Adam Dusenberry at adam@wctv.org to get the scoop and get your act on the air!

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