5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Friday, September 24, 2021

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Friday, September 24, 2021:

#1) LIBRARY EVENT: Needleworkers Meeting

Enjoy a social group for those who do any kind of needle craft. Bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc. and enjoy a little conversation and camaraderie—drop in. Meeting begins at 10am. Everyone welcome!

#2) LIBRARY EVENT: Outdoor Drop-In Storytime

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

#3) LIBRARY EVENT: Virtual Teen Book Club

Join us for a book discussion of They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera at 4pm via Zoom. Copies will be available at the library to check out prior to our meeting. Register HERE. Please register using the email address where you’d like to receive the Zoom invitation (no school emails, please). You will receive the Zoom invitation via email at least an hour before the program begins. Please email Danielle (dmasterson@wilmlibrary.org) with any questions. 

#4) Wilmington Sons Of Italy To Host 11th Annual Italian Heritage Golf Classic On September 24

The Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli Lodge #2183, Sons and Daughters of Italy of Wilmington and the Italian Heritage Month Committee, are proud to announce the Eleventh Annual Italian Heritage Golf Classic in celebration of October as Italian Heritage Month on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Merrimack Valley Golf Club in Methuen.

The committee invites you to participate in a great day of golf, food and fun. As in the past, 100% of the proceeds from the golf classic will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and the Italian Heritage Scholarship Fund. Over the last ten years, the tournament has raised $45,000!

The entry fee per golfer is $125.00, which includes greens fee, golf cart, a player gift, continental breakfast, Italian sausage sub at the turn and a luncheon buffet. Golfers may register individually or in teams of four; individual golfers will be placed on a team. Prizes will be given to first, second and third place teams. There will be contests on the course, a 50/50 raffle and a raffle table at the luncheon. Tickets are available for the luncheon only, at $35.00 per person.

The tournament is a shotgun start and a scramble format. On the day of the tournament, registration begins at 7:30 AM and tee time is at 8:30 AM. If you are not a golfer and would like to support our charitable golf tournament, sponsorships are available. You may sponsor a hole for $100 or a golf cart for $50 or provide a gift certificate that will enhance our raffle table.

For further information on participating in the tournament, sponsorships or donating a gift to the raffle, please call Tournament Chairman Kevin Caira at (978) 657-7734.

#5) Registration Now Open For Wilmington Recreation Basketball League

Below is a recent announcement from the Wilmington Recreation Department:

Registration is open for the Wilmington Recreation Basketball League! This will mark the 58th year for the league, which is for girls (Grades 3 – 6) and boys (Grades 3 – 8). This year the entire program will take place on Saturdays. The first two weeks will be “skills and drills” clinics led by SNL staff and Philadelphia 76ers Advance Scout, Jeff Nelson. After that the regular season begins! Each game day begins with a “warm-up” (short practice) followed by a game.

Dates:

Skills Clinics: Saturdays, December 4 & 11

Practice/Games: Saturdays, December 18 – February 12 (no 12/25, 1/1)

Register before the deadline of Thursday, October 7 to ensure a spot on a team. Late registrations will accepted based on availability; late registrants pay a $25 late fee.

We are also looking for coaches for this upcoming season. Parents, older siblings and high school students are all welcome to join. High school students can receive volunteers hours for their time.

New Student Coaches (Grades 9 – 12) 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.

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.

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