2012 Community Fair

2012 Community Fair
Posted by Katie Huffman on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 2:14pm

Join us for the 2012 Community Fair on Saturday, September 22 from 10 am-1 pm on the Swain Green!  

Local Organizations
Looking for services or looking to get involved?  A variety of local organizations will be on hand to answer your questions about joining or volunteering.  

Gift Basket Raffles
Raffle tickets will be sold for a variety of gift baskets put together by the non-profit organizations. 

Local Venders
Select vendors from the Farmer’s Market will be on hand to sell their wares.

Shredding Truck
Clean out your files and have them shredded for free. You simply drive up to the truck and shredding is done on site. The shredding truck will be there rain or shine.

Magician
Joe Ferranti, strolling magician and Wilmington resident, will be on hand to perform magic tricks.

Face Painting
Visit the MOMs Club table for free face painting.

StoryTime
Barbara Raab, Children’s Librarian, will present storytimes at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, and 12 noon.

Henna Tattoos
Henna artist, Nimmi Sehgal, will be giving free henna tattoos.  Traditionally, henna tattoos are part of Asian-Indian celebrations such as weddings and festivals, but have become a fashion item in the West. The tattoos are temporary.

Wilmington Through Art Contest
In celebration of Wilmington’s 282nd anniversary of incorporation on September 25, 1730, the library is sponsoring “Wilmington Through Art Contest.”  Entries must be hand produced art work and must represent Wilmington.   Click here for applications and contest details.  Paintings will be on display at the library the week of September 17 through September 22. 

Wilmington Town Crier Digitization Project
Want to know what was happening in Wilmington in 1969? Doing research on Whitfield School? Curtis Wyant, Technology Librarian, will demonstrate how to access the Town Crier archives back to 1955 at 3 pm in the library’s Banda Room.

Wilmington Stories:  Times Gone By 
The library will be capturing and preserving personal and historical memories of Wilmington.  Residents are invited to stop by the library from 10 am to 1 pm to talk about their memories of growing up in Wilmington.  Library staff will record these stories and post them to share with others. 

Wilmington Coloring Book
Hot off the press….the first and only coloring book depicting the Town’s history will on sale for $5 per copy at the Friends of the Library table.