5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Wednesday, August 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Wednesday, August 4, 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 mary.palen@wpsk12.com.

#2) 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 August:

  • Wednesday, August 4, 2021: 8am to 2pm
  • Saturday, August 7, 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.

#3) Attend Wilmington Conservation Commission Meeting

The Wilmington Conservation Commission meets at 7pm in Town Hall’s Room 9. Read the agenda HERE.

#4) Attend Wilmington Commission On Disabilities Meeting

The Wilmington Commission on Disabilities meets at 6:30pm in the Town Hall Auditorium. Read the agenda HERE.

#5) LIBRARY EVENT: ’50 Rappers Who Changed The World’ with Candace McDuffie

Join author Candace McDuffie for a presentation on her new book, “50 Rappers Who Changed the World: A Celebration of Rap Legends,” at 7pm via Zoom. Candace McDuffie is a respected cultural critic and music journalist who focuses on the intersection of race, gender and entertainment. Her written work has been featured on digital platforms such as: Rolling Stone, MTV, Forbes, Grammy.com, Paper Mag, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Vibe, Tidal, Marie Claire, The Christian Science Monitor and Boston Magazine. Register HERE.

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