WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, October 17, 2021:
- The Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with the Burbank YMCA to host the Y’s annual 5K. The Laurel Kluge 5K Ribbon Run/Walk will be part of the Together We Move 5K series to support the Burbank YMCA’s effort to fund its Breast Cancer Survivorship Program PINK and its new Older Active Adult Fitness Program, Enhance Fitness. Our communities are facing a health crisis, and the YMCA continues its commitment to step up to help heal and provide hope to those who are struggling with their wellbeing by designing health programs that address the mind, body and spirit. YMCA offers real tools and real support in person, or virtually, to address health disparities and help everyone create healthy habits to make real, long lasting, positive changes. The race will take place at the Burbank YMCA on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 9am. Visit visit HERE to register, volunteer or donate to this great event.
- The Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street) is selling pumpkins from 9am to 7pm. There is a large selection and variety of pumpkins and gourds available for sale on the church’s front lawn. Credit cards will be accepted. All proceeds from this popular program will support the Wilmington United Methodist Church and the many missions it supports. Learn more HERE.
- Food shopping in town this week? This week’s circular from Market Basket (260 Main Street) can be found HERE. This week’s circular from Lucci’s Market (211 Lowell Street) can be found HERE. Elia’s Country Store (381 Middlesex Avenue) does not have an online circular, but the store posts its hot entree schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.
- Did you know there is a weekly car meetup from 9am to noon on Sundays in the As Good As It Gets parking lot (35 Lowell Street)? Learn more about Kars N Coffee HERE. Watch videos from past meetups HERE.
- In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Wilmington Police Department is once again selling pink patches this October. Patches are available for purchase at the Wilmington Public Safety Building for a minimum donation of $10. All proceeds benefit the Wilmington-based Hope & Friendship Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation. WPD raised more than $1,000 for the foundation last year through pink patch sales.