5 Things You Need to Know Today — Sept. 20, 2012
Here's what is going on today in Plymouth and Canton.
Trivia: Which new rule change in the Ontario Hockey League is drawing the attention of NHL executives who might follow suit?
Tuesday's trivia answer: Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff, Oct. 14.
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4. Register for Sept. 23 Run for Ribbons 5K in Plymouth
Runners rejoice: The inaugural Run for Ribbons 5K will sprint through downtown Plymouth on Sept. 23. Registration for the 5K and mile-long race, which will raise awareness of child abuse, is under way at the Lighthouse Family Charity website.
3. Plymouth Wildcats hosting toy drive Friday
The Plymouth Wildcats football team and boosters are hosting a toy and activity drive for the Bottomless Toy Chest through this week.
The Bottomless Toy Chest is a non-profit organization devoted to delivering art projects, crafts and interactive toys to children hospitalized with cancer in the Detroit Metro area hospitals. These toys or activities provide a simple, therapeutic way to redirect these children's thoughts away from the stressful and painful battle against cancer.
Items will be accepted at the Plymouth varsity game on Sept. 21. For more, read our story on the toy drive.
2. Brews, Brats and Bands at the Barn is this weekend
Join the fun at a beer tasting event in Canton featuring one of our local microbreweries. Brews, Brats and Bands at the Barn, a fundraiser for the Canton Historical Socitey, is celebrating its third year. More than 75 brews are expected as well as five brews from Plymouths own Liberty Street Brewing Company. The event is runs from 6-9 p.m. on Sept. 22. Tickets include seven four-ounce pours, brats and fixings and a beer tasting mug.
For more information, check the event listing.
1. Restaurant Week comes to downtown Plymouth on Sept. 28
Ten downtown restaurants will show off signature dishes starting Sept. 28 for Downtown Plymouth's Restaurant Week, which runs through Oct. 7. No tickets are required, but meals run between $15-35.