"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. There will be sunshine aplenty on Thursday in town. According to Weather.com, temperatures will settle in at 40° on the day. There is a zero percent chance of rain on the day and skies will be sunny throughout the day.
2. Santa Claus is paying a visit to Wilmington tonight. The Recreation Department hosts Santa's Workshop from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday inside Town Hall. Visitors are encouraged to bring their cameras to the always popular event.
3. Just one local board meets on the day. The Recreation Commission is slated to hold a meeting at 5 p.m. inside Town Hall, Room 8.
4. Two Thursday library events are on the calendar this afternoon. Teen Holiday Crafting is scheduled for 3 p.m. while the always popular LEGO Building is set for 3:45 p.m. at Wilmington Memorial Library.
5. Have a great holiday light display in Wilmington? You could win $100,000 for Wilmington Public Schools. Enter your house in our Deck the House Contest and your home could be a national winner, or you could have your electric bill paid this holiday season. Do Wilmington proud!