WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Saturday, August 14, 2021:
#1) Wilmington’s ‘On The Fence Players’ Presents Free Performances Of ‘Romeo & Juliet’
On The Fence Players, a Wilmington-based theatre company for Wilmington teens and young adults, will present a modern adaptation of “Romeo & Juliet” on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 2pm and 5:30pm outside the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street).
Admission is free of charge. Audience members are asked to bring their own lawn chairs. The play is produced and directed by Julia Burke. The event’s rain date is Sunday, August 15, 2021.
On The Fence Players was founded in 2014 by Wilmington’s Nikk Tetreault. This is the company’s 8thth annual summer production.
#2) Online Raffle Fundraiser To Support Wilmington’s Jennifer Stewart’s Boston Marathon Run Ends TODAY
Wilmington nurse Jennifer Stewart is running the Boston Marathon this October to raise money for pediatric cancer research at Mass General Hospital.
To help raise funds, she is hosting an online raffle fundraiser with over 40 prizes worth more than $2,500.
Tickets cost $2 each or $10 for 10 tickets. (Other pricing options available.) Purchase your raffle tickets and view the prizes HERE.
The raffle drawings will be held on August 14, 2021.
#3) Yard Sale In Wilmington
Below is information on a yard sale happening in Wilmington this weekend:
When: Saturday, August 14, 2021, 9am to 3pm
Where: 29 Main Street, Wilmington
Details: Glassware cookware, Skates and roller blades, Christmas decorations, Sneakers, Cleats, Sports equipment, Hockey bags, Magazines, Baseball cards [source: YardSaleSearch]
#4) Wilmington Library Handing Out FREE DIY Oyster Mushroom Kits
The Wilmington Memorial Library will be handing out DIY Oyster Mushroom Kits so you can learn to grow mushrooms from 10am to 1pm! Available in the library’s foyer while supplies last. Refrigerate until ready to use. Because of potential contamination issues, the kit is for demonstration purposes and the mushrooms are not for consumption. Your kit will include instructions, cardboard, a plastic tenting bag, and Blue Oyster Mushroom Grain Spawn; you will provide rubbing alcohol, used coffee grounds, and a 16 oz plastic or glass bottle, and water. (See the full tutorial from A Piece of Rainbow blog.)
#5) Book Store Next Door Open
The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. All books are $2 or less! Every penny of every sale benefits the Wilmington Memorial Library. Learn more HERE.
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