Five Things You Need to Know Today, August 2
A play, a meeting and a trip to space are on the docket for Thursday.
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1. Thursday will be a warm one, but it also may be a wet one. According to Weather.com, temperatures will spike up to 87° on the day. Skies will be cloudy with a few showers and thunder possible. There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation before the day is out.
2. The summer of theater continues on Thursday. The next show to come to town is Jack and the Beanstalk, which the Children's Theatre Workshop puts on at 7 p.m. inside Wilmington Middle School. Tickets cost $8 and can be purchased at the door.
3. Just one local board is in action today. The Recreation Commission holds its regular meeting beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The session is set to take place inside Town Hall, Room 8.
4. There's a library activity on Thursday that is out of this world. Children ages 3-5 years can attend the Out in Space Story/Craft program at Wilmington Memorial Library at 10 a.m. The activity is about outer space and the night sky. Stories will be read and a take home project will be made.
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