Five Things You Need to Know Oct. 9, 2011
Canton Farmers Market; Alexander Zonjic in concert and open chess at Canton Public LIbrary.
An assortment of homegrown greens, fruits — think melons, apples, pears and raspberries — pumpkins and cider can be found at today's Canton Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Preservation Park, 500 N. Ridge Rd. Mark Reitenga is scheduled to perform on the Bartlett-Travis porch.
A benefit for the Southeast Michigan Flute Association at Village Theater at Cherry Hill features a performance by flutist Alexander Zonjic and Friends. Doors open at 2 p.m. for a silent auction followed by the 3 p.m. concert and reception. Tickets cost $25 for general admission; $20 for seniors and students; and $15 for SEMFA members. Call 734-394-5300 for details.
Avid chess player Tim Heller is scheduled to host an open chess session at 1 p.m. at Canton Public Library, 1200 S. Canton Center Rd. This free session is open to all ages. Beginners can get instructions; those who love the game can find a skilled opponent.
4. Gas: $3.26
5. Plan: Rep. Kurt Heise
Michigan Rep. Kurt Heise has two meetings with the public set, at 1 pm. Monday at the Wayne Community Center, 4635 Howe Rd., Wayne and 3 p.m. Monday in the Plymouth District Library, 223 S Main St, Plymouth.