WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Wednesday, July 7, 2021:
#1) Wilmington Food Services To Distribute FREE Bagged Breakfasts & Lunches Outside WHS
Wilmington Food Services will continue to put forward best efforts to feed our students during this time and will be preparing bagged breakfasts and lunches out of our kitchen at Wilmington High School beginning Wednesday, June 23, 2021.
These meals will be available for any students, regardless of which school you attend in the District or not in district, and will be prepared in our safe and sanitary environment by Wilmington staff.
You may pick up all breakfast and lunches outside the Events Entrance at WHS (off of Adams Street) every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. We ask you pull your vehicle up to the curb, pop your car trunk or hatch and we will gladly place the meals inside your vehicle.
This is available to all children 21 and younger, living in Wilmington or in another community.
Please email any questions to Mary Palen, Administrator of Food Services at email@example.com.
#2) Wilmington Concerts On The Common Begin With ‘Ball In The House’
Enjoy an evening of a cappella at its best! The Wilmington Recreation Department’s popular summer concert series kicks off with Ball in the House on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, from 6:30pm to 8pm, on the Wilmington Town Common.
Following in the path of classic harmony groups like The Temptations and Boyz II Men, this five member veteran vocal band will move audiences with their music. A review from the Boston Globe put it very succinctly – “Ball in the House has everything you would expect to find in a successful pop/rock band…the one thing it doesn’t have is instruments.”
The Wilmington Band Parents Association will be fundraising by selling concessions.
A rain date is scheduled for Thursday, July 8, 2021.
Bring your chair or a blanket, and relax on the Town Common to the sweet sounds of summer. Additional concerts are scheduled for July 14, July 21, and July 28.
#3) Town’s Yardwaste Center Is Open
The Town’s Yardwaste Center, located on Old Main Street, off of Main Street at the Woburn line, will be open twice this July:
- Wednesday, July 7, 2021: 8am to 2pm
- Saturday, July 10, 2021: 9am to 4pm
Wilmington residents only may use the center to drop off leaves and brush.
In order to use the facility, residents must purchase a $15 punch card at the Treasurer/Collector’s Office at Town Hall. The card has no expiration date and is good for 5 visits to the facility. Residents will be asked to show the punch card and an ID at the entrance to the facility.
No grass clippings may be disposed at the recycling center due to the odors they create. Stumps will not be accepted. NO CONTRACTORS or COMMERCIAL VEHICLES are allowed.
For a complete schedule of the Town’s 2021 Yard Waste Program and other information on waste disposal and recycling, please call the Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 or refer to the department’s website HERE.
#4) Indivisible Billerica-Tewksbury-Wilmington To Hold PRIDE Rally On Tewksbury Town Common
Indivisible Billerica-Tewksbury-Wilmington and the Tewksbury Democratic Town Committee are holding a PRIDE Rally on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 7pm at the Tewksbury Town Common (1009 Main Street). The event was originally scheduled for Wednesday, June 30, 2021, but was postponed due to rain.
State Representative Dave Robertson, State Representative Tram Nguyen, State Senator Barry Fingeold, and Tewksbury Selectwoman Jayne Wellman are scheduled to speak.
Open to Wilmington residents looking to support the local LGBTQ community. Join the Facebook event HERE.
#5) Attend Wilmington Conservation Commission Meeting
The Wilmington Conservation Commission meets at 7pm in the Town Hall Auditorium. Read the agenda HERE.
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