Prom, Town Meeting and Kim Forte Walk Ahead
A look at a busy weekend in Wilmington in our weekly Get Out column.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
1. SENIOR PROMENADE AND PROM NIGHT
Where/When: Wilmington Middle School and Danversport Yacht Club, Friday at 5 p.m.
Why Go: Come see Wilmington High School seniors off as they head out to what figures to be one of the most memorable nights of their high school years. Students will walk in front of their friends and family in full prom dress, then head off to Danversport Yacht Club for prom.
2. ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Where/When: Wilmington High School, Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Why Go: Saturday is your chance to voice your opinion on local issues including the purchase of equipment, use of local field space, and the town budget. Town Moderator Jim Stewart will run the discussion, which gives residents the chance to step to the microphone and tell voters what they think on various issues.
3. BOSTON BOOK, PAPER AND PHOTO EXPO
Where/When: Shriners Auditorium, Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Why Go: Collectors and book enthusiasts alike can come see a wide variety of displays and also purchase rare items. There will be everything from books to photographs and also old pin up posters.
Pricing: Admission is $7, or free for entrants under 18 years old or with college ID.
4. RUN FOR WILMINGTON AND KIM FORTE WALK
Where/When: Town Common, Sunday at 11 a.m.
Why Go: For the second straight year, the Women of Wilmington will honor late resident Kim Forte, who was killed in 2011 by an allegedly impaired driver. The race is open to runners and walkers of all ages and athletic abilities. The race will be professionally timed, but is also geared for families out for a fun fitness walk.
Pricing: $30 on race day for runners or walkers 16 and older, $20 for runners and walkers under 16 on race day.
5. READ PATCH
Where/When: Your house, all day, every day.
Why Go: Even on weekends, we've got you covered. This weekend we'll have live coverage from Town Meeting, and a look at the lates Wilmington police log. And if anything else breaks, we'll have you covered. Up to anything fun and exciting this weekend? Add your photos to Patch's Wilmington Pics and Clips to share with the community.
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