5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Thursday, August 5, 2021

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

#1) LIBRARY EVENT: Outdoor Baby Time

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers. The program at 9:30am will be held behind the library next to the Peggy Kane Reading Garden. Please bring a blanket or low chairs and something for you and baby to shake (rattles, car keys, bottles full of rice or beans). Register HERE.

#2) LIBRARY EVENT: Outdoor Time For Twos

This storytime for two year olds includes books, rhymes, music and movement. The program at 10:30am will be held behind the library next to the Peggy Kane Reading Garden. Please bring something to sit on (blanket or low chairs) and something to shake (rattles, car keys, bottles full of rice or beans). Register HERE.

#3) LIBRARY EVENT: Punch Needle Embroidery Crafternoon

Learn the art of punch needle embroidery and create a tiny masterpiece using a punch needle, yarn, embroidery hoop, and Aida cloth. Participants will keep their needle, too! 4pm. Grades 4+. Register HERE.

#4) LIBRARY EVENT: North By Shakespeare (Zoom Author Visit)

Join author Michael Blanding via Zoom at 7pm as he discusses his latest book North by Shakespeare: A Rogue Scholar’s Quest for the Truth Behind the Bard’s Work, which tells the story of self-taught scholar Dennis McCarthy’s quixotic quest to prove that many of Shakespeare’s plays are based on earlier source plays written by the courtier and translator Sir Thomas North. The author traveled with McCarthy through England and Italy; in and out of foreign archives; and back in time to royal intrigues in Elizabeth’s court culminating in this engaging book. Register HERE.

#5) Make Art From Glass & Shells With Wilmington Recreation Department Class

Bring a bit of the beach into your home! Using glass and shells bring your vision of the shore to life!

This class will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021 in the Town Hall Auditorium at 6pm. Cost of the class is $45 per participant and all materials will be provided.

To register, please visit our website at https://www.wilmingtonma.gov/recreation and log into your account. You can also call the Rec. Office at 978-658-4270 to register, or if you have any questions, we would be glad to help! We are open Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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