Five Things You Need to Know, Oct. 27, 2011
A Halloween parade and concert, a Canton High soccer three-peat and Canton Police plan for Friday's big Plymouth-Canton football rematch.
1. 3-peat for Canton Boys Soccer Team
Canton High School's boys soccer team earned its third straight Region 2 berth Wednesday, with a 3-0 win over Dearborn.
The Chiefs' senior goalkeeper, Steven Murphy, made 11 saves; junior Daniel Ovesea scored two goals and made one assist; senior Michael Posuniak added a goal. One assist each was made by senior Sean Krolicki and sophomore Griffin Parks.
The Chiefs are scheduled to play Ann Arbor Pioneer at 1 p.m. Saturday at Saline High School, 1300 Campus Pky. Those planning to attend should book extra travel time to accommodate the University of Michigan football traffic. Check out Saline Patch for lunch or dinner ideas.
2. Big P-CEP Football Crowd Expected
Canton Police are planning for a huge crowd at Friday's Canton-Plymouth football playoff game, set for 7 p.m. at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park. Expect to see four extra officers from the township's special enforcement unit, in addition to the usual two school resource officers and the Mobile Command Post with a command officer and communications staff.
3. Halloween Parade at The Summit
Canton Leisure Services' annual Halloween Trick or Treat parade is set for 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway. Children will troop from room to room for treats, getting a choice between taking a friendly path or a scary one. Organizers are asking for donations of $5 per family but requiring $10 for non-residents to offset the cost of the event.
4. Fitness Expo
Canton Patch blogger Greg Greene is scheduled to be at the Michigan Professional Women's Network "Get Your Body & Business In Shape" Expo today, sharing fitness tips from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The expo is at 2000 Town Center, Southfield. For details, visit www.MPWN.org.
The Canton Concert Band is set to perform songs featuring a phantom, witches, masked men, Harry Potter, Ghostbusters, pirates and more starting at 3 p.m. Saturday at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 50400 Cherry Hill Rd. Audience members are encouraged to arrived in costume; prizes from area merchants will be awarded.