Five Things You Need to Know Today, September 21
Friday night lights, the soccer version, scheduled for tonight at Alumni Stadium.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. The first official day of fall isn't until Saturday, but it'll be a perfect fall day on Friday in town. According to Weather.com, temperatures will hit 70° as the weekend arrives. There is a 10 percent chance of rain on the day and skies will be partly cloudy throughout.
2. One Wilmington team is playing at home tonight at Alumni Stadium. The boys soccer team hits the pitch beginning at 6 p.m., welcoming Melrose to town. The girls soccer and volleyball teams travel to take on the same foe beginning at 3:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., respectively, and the football team has a road tilt against Masconomet at 7 p.m.
3. Music is a form of art, and that is definitely the case on Friday. Wilmington Memorial Library holds Crafty Teens: CD Clocks at 3 p.m., giving local teens the chance to use CDs, decorate them and turn them into working clocks.
4. Friday marks the fifth and final day of Patch's series on drug use in Wilmington. In addition to today's new story, you can catch up on Part One as officials and police weigh in on the topic. Part Two includes a look at the potential drug coalition that is in the works, Part Three showed the personal impact addiction can have on families and Part Four showed how officials believe communicaton is the key to combatting youth drug use. Visit our topic page to find all of the week's stories in one location.
5. One social media milestone down, more to come! We now have an impressive 1,609 Facebook fans as we moved past our latest social media goal. All you have to do to join our fan base is log on to the Wilmington Patch Facebook page and click "Like." It's an easy and fun way to keep up on everything local. Already a fan? Help spread the word as we continue towards 1,700 on our way to 2,000 and beyond. We're also up to 993 Twitter followers, so join us and help push Patch past 1,000. Thanks for your support, Wilmington!