5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, September 21, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, September 21, 2021:

#1) Wilmington Public Schools To Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Students, Staff, Families & Community Members

Wilmington Public Schools is pleased to be partnering with Cataldo Ambulance Service to offer the two dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to students 12 and older, parents/guardians, staff, and the broader community

Dates/ Times:

  • First dose, Tuesday, September 21st from 5-8pm.
  • Second dose, Tuesday, October 12th from 5-8pm.

Location: Both dates held at Wilmington Middle School, located at 25 Carter Lane.

Pre-register at: Cataldo Ambulance Service website (to book your appointment in advance of the clinic)

We encourage all students 12 and older, parents/guardians/ caretakers, staff, and community members to receive the vaccine to ensure that our schools and community are protected

Registration is expected to fill up quickly, so schedule your appointment as soon as possible.

  • Parental consent is required for minors to receive the vaccine. For those that pre-register, the consent is built into the software.
  • For those that do not pre-register, the consent form can be found here in multiple languages and this webpage provides additional details/guidance for parents and minors.

For high school students, please consider listing your child’s cell phone number on the registration form, so they may receive text message reminders about their appointment. High School students may attend the clinic without a parent/guardian, as long as their registration form is completed in advance. Advance registration is appreciated but not required. The clinic can accept walk-ins during the scheduled hours.

#2) Attend Wilmington Board Of Health Meeting

The Wilmington Board of Health meet at 5:30pm in Town Hall’s Room 9. Agenda items include COVID-19, well regulations, retail tobacco products, and an application for chickens. Read the full agenda HERE.

#3) Wilmington Rec Baseball League Seeks Volunteers

Below is a recent announcement from the Wilmington Recreation Department:

WILMINGTON, MA — The WRBL season is just around the corner!

The Recreation Department is currently seeking coaches for our basketball teams for this upcoming season. Parents, older siblings and high school students are all welcome to sign up. High school students can receive volunteer hours for their time. All practices and games will be on Saturdays starting December 4 – February 12 (no 12/25, 1/1).

New Student Coaches are required to attend one of our two free Basketball Coaches Clinics. They are held on September 29 or October 5 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. However, all coaches are welcome to attend the Clinic to learn to run an effective practice and ensure a successful, fun season for the players.

We are also looking for referees for the upcoming basketball season. Referee positions are open to those who are 15 years old and up. This is another great way to earn volunteer hours for school. All new referees must attend the free Referee Clinic which will take place over two nights on Monday, October 25 and Monday, November 1 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Learn the skills necessary to be a Recreation basketball referee. The clinic will include classroom instruction and floor work. Those who are age 16 by December 1 and attend the Referee Clinic can qualify for a paid position. Priority hiring for WRBL referee positions will be given to those who attend the clinic.

This is a great position for basketball players as work assignments are on Saturdays only during the basketball season. Hired referees would work every Saturday from December 18 – February 12 (no 12/25, 1/1).

Please don’t hesitate to call or email the Recreation Department with any questions.

To register for any of our programs, please visit https://www.wilmingtonma.gov/recreation, call us at 978-658-4270, or stop by Town Hall, Room 8. We are open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

#4) LIBRARY EVENT: Outdoor Preschool Storytime

This 10am storytime includes books, rhymes, music and movement. Registration is for the six-week session. In the event of inclement weather, or temperatures under 55° or above 85°, storytime will move INDOORS. (Ages 3-6). Masks are required for ages 2-12 per the Wilmington Board of Health. Registration closed.

#5) LIBRARY EVENT: Indoor Tech Help

Technology Librarian Brad McKenna will help you with device issues or answer technology related questions in this one-on-one tech help session at 10am. Register HERE.

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