WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to do in Wilmington on Sunday, October 16, 2022:
- The Wilmington Sons & Daughters of Italy will hold its fifth annual car show, from 9am to 2pm, in the Fourth of July Building’s parking lot (142 Middlesex Avenue). The show is presented by The Dominators Hot Rod Club. Hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks, and classics will be featured. All cars will receive a dash plaque. The event will include BBQ/food, drinks, and trophies. The event is FREE to the public. There’s a $10 entry fee for participating cars. Contact Jim Gustin at 781-929-0335 with any questions.
- Wilmington Pop Warner is holding a Family Fun Day from 9:30am to 3pm at the Glen Road Field behind Town Hall (121 Glen Road). The event will include obstacle courses, bounce houses, games, raffles, 50/50 raffle, trick or treating, food and lots of football! All members of the community are welcome.
- The Burbank YMCA has joined forces with the Wilmington/Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce to host an annual 5K at 9am at the Y (36 Arthur B Lord Drive, Reading). 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 our Breast Cancer Survivorship Program PINK and the return of the LIVESTRONG Program. Join us for this fun, festive, family-friendly morning in honor of Laurel Kluge’s vibrant memory and those you love affected by cancer. Register and learn more 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.
- 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 McKinnon’s Supermarket (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 entrée schedule and other specials on its Facebook page HERE.
- The Wilmington Educational Foundation has partnered with Baystate Textiles to raise funds through an ongoing textile recycling rebate program. Bag up any of your unwanted footwear, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals and place them in the donation boxes located outside each of Wilmington’s public schools. Donations can be in any condition as long as they’re clean and dry. The Wilmington Educational Foundation will receive a rebate of $100 for every ton of textiles collected. WEF earns thousands of dollars each year from this fundraiser.