5 Things You Need to Know Today — May 23, 2012
Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.
Local trivia: Which Plymouth-Canton Educational Park alum led his team to the Super Bowl in 2012 when he made a pair of key plays?
The answer to Tuesday's trivia: Cupcake Station offers Station's Samoa, an homage to the Samoa Girl Scout cookie.
5. Music in the Air begins Friday at Kellogg Park
The summer concert season in downtown Plymouth kicks off Friday when the Buggs Beddow Band plays at Kellogg Park. The music begins at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. The concerts are put on by the Plymouth Downtown Development Association, and the full 2012 schedule can be found on the DDA website.
While you're at it, be sure to vote for the best spot for live music in Plymouth and Canton in our Readers' Choice poll!
4. Compuware Drive-In offers second sneak peek weekend
The Compuware Arena Drive-In will offer its second straight sneak preview weekend beginning Friday. Each of the drive-in's three screens will show a double feature: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax and The Three Stooges on one screen, The Avengers and John Carter on the second screen and Battleship/This Means War sharing the third screen. All movies begin at dusk. More information can be found on the drive-in website.
3. Plymouth-Canton Extended Day program accepting applications
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools' Extended Day program will be holding a lottery for the Kids’ Time and Club Connection programs for the 2012-2013 school year, but with a change this year. Child Care Program Request forms will be accepted until June 1 and placement will not be on a first come, first serve basis as in the past; a random process will be utilized on June 4. Currently, child care space is available in all programs. Forms are available here. They also are available in the elementary and middle school offices and the Extended Day office. For more information, contact the Extended Day office at (734) 416-6194.
2. The Man Who Knew Too Much comes to Penn
Fans of Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart have been able to enjoy each iconic star's hits during the past month at the Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth. This week, they can see both stars light up the same screen when The Man Who Knew Too Much comes to the Penn at 7 p.m. Thursday. All seats are $3.
1. Memorial Day ceremonies come to Plymouth, Canton
In Plymouth, ceremonies begin downtown at 8:30 a.m. Monday as the Plymouth Memorial Day Parade gets under way at Harvey and Wing streets. The parade will proceed north, ending at Plymouth Veterans Memorial Park at Main and Church streets for a memorial ceremony from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
In Canton, there will be a Memorial Day service at the Veterans Memorial in Canton at Heritage Park, just west of the Canton Municipal Complex, 1150 S. Canton Center Road in Canton. The service takes place at 1 p.m. Monday.
Also in Canton, the BeckRidge Chorale will perform its patriotic Because of the Brave set Monday at the Village Theater at Cherry Hill at 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $10 and can be ordered online.