5 Things You Need to Know Today — Oct. 19, 2012
Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.
Trivia: How many times have the Detroit Tigers made the World Series?
Yesterday's trivia answer: The last time the New York Yankees have been swept in a playoff series was Thursday... but before that they were last swept in 1980.
5. Job Openings
Do you want to make your Friday a productive one? Check out these job openings in Plymouth and Canton.
4. Oktober Fest in Plymouth
Go to Oktoberfest for a German-themed appetizer buffet and live Bavarian music. It's free and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Independence Village, 14707 Northville Road.
3. Pumpkin Palooza is this weekend
Get into the Halloween spirit this Sunday in downtown Plymouth for the second-ever Pumpkin Palooza. The event runs noon-3 p.m., is open to all ages, and offers games, candy and activities throughout the downtown area. Look for Plymouth-Canton Patch's tent — we'll have games and prizes!
2. Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
Canton's Spotlight on Youth presents Beauty and the Beast, Jr. It features a cast of more than 50 children ages five and up from metro Detroit. It's a show of dancing and singing favorites like "Be Our Guest," "Belle," and "Beauty and the Beast." The show starts at 7 p.m. at the Villager Theater at Cherry Hill and tickets are $15.
1. Show off your Halloween costume, win $5,000
It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest.