5 Things You Need to Know Today — Dec. 18, 2012
It's one week until Christmas. Here's what is going on in Plymouth and Canton.
Trivia: What was the name of the department store where Will Ferrell's Buddy the Elf and Zooey Deschanel's Jovie worked in the film "Elf"?
Bonus: Name another holiday film where this store was featured.
Yesterday's trivia answer: Kris Kringle lists his home address as Brooks' Home for the Aged in "Miracle on 34th Street."
5. Plymouth-Canton band boosters, directors to take a shift at McDonald's in Canton
The Plymouth-Canton Music Boosters (PCMB) together with the Plymouth-Canton band directors at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park are hosting a fundraising event at McDonald’s in Canton from 5-8 p.m. today.
The music educators from the high schools and directors for the Plymouth-Canton Marching Band will be on hand to prepare meals and take orders at McDonald’s, located at 44900 Ford Road in Canton.
4. Catch Christmas films this week at Penn Theatre
The Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth rounds out its holiday classic film series this week with a Thursday screening of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (at 7 p.m.) and screening of The Polar Express on the following days and times:
- Friday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 22 at 5 and 7 p.m.
- Sunday, Dec. 23 at 5 and 7 p.m.
All seats are $3 (cash only).
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2. Save on your holiday shopping!
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