"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Things are expected to warm up on Tuesday in town. According to Weather.com, temperatures will spike to 49° on Tuesday, though it will be a wet on. There is a 100 percent chance of rain on the day.
2. Two boards will hold meetings on Tuesday night. The Board of Health is slated for a meeting at 5:30 p.m. inside Town Hall, Room 9. Next up is the Board of Library Trustees, which meets at 7 p.m. in the Banda Room at Wilmington Memorial Library.
3. It's a busy basketball day in Wilmington and beyond. The boys team hosts its home opener with the freshman game at 3:30 p.m., the JV squad at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity highlighting the show against Lexington at 7 p.m. On the road, the girls team starts in Lexington with the freshman game at 3:30, JV at 5:30 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m.
4. Story time will have an animal theme to it on Tuesday. Wilmington Memorial Library hosts Animals in Winter Storytime and Craft. The activity begins at 3:45 p.m.
5. Are you a fan of Wilmington Patch on social media? Our total continues to rise and we're now up to 1,913 Facebook fans. All you have to do to join that following is log onto our Facebook page and click "Like." We've also got 1,280 Twitter followers supporting us, so be sure to follow us there as well. Thanks for the support, Wilmington!