Over 100 Years

Sarah, a lifelong resident of the Town of Wilmington, Massachusetts,  generously donated $6,000 upon her death in 1907 to the Town of Wilmington; her will stated the endowment fund is to be used in perpetuity “...in trust to invest the principal sum, and to expend the income in maintaining courses of lectures for the benefit of the people of Wilmington.” The first event, an illustrated lecture on Old England & Ireland, was held on October 28, 1910.
Present committee members: Andrea Houser, Ann Berghaus, Ann St. Onge, Julia Doten, 
Adele Passmore, Chairperson

 2013 concert featured the Squeezebox Stompers, October 25
Held at the Wilmington Middle School, 25 Carter Lane, Wilmington, MA

The Squeezebox Stompers, directed by Ralph Tufo, play throughout New England for  local restaurants, coffeehouses, markets, and town celebrations.They play a Louisiana sound that will have you believing you are walking through the french quarter of New Orleans. It’s a unique mix of Cajun, Zydeco, Celtic, Country, Blues, and Jazz featuring accordion, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass and drums on two-steps, cajun waltzes, delta blues, hoe-downs, swamp ballads, and original tunes, unusual to find in New England!