5 Things You Need to Know Today — Aug. 25, 2012

The weekend is here! Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: Who am I?: My voice can be heard at Salem football games and at state hockey championship games and chances are, you might see me around the City of Plymouth. 

Yesterday's trivia answer: Katie Holmes was reportedly sighted at , and in downtown Plymouth earlier this month.

5. Registration open for adult softball

Registration is open for Canton Sports Center's Fall Mini League Adult Softball. Registration began on Aug. 20 and is first come-first serve. Eight games are guaranteed in the session, and registration costs $350 plus umpire fees.

4. Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young, Max Scherzer to appear at ABC Warehouse in Canton for benefit

Amid a tight division race, the Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young and Max Scherzer will take time out for a cause on Saturday. Young and Scherzer will be at ABC Warehouse in Canton as part of the Gloves for Kids program.

Throughout the season, Detroit Tigers players will be signing limited edition Detroit Tigers posters at Metro Detroit's ABC Warehouse locations in exchange for donations of new or gently used baseball and softball equipment or a $10 donation to the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities. The event is sponsored by the Tigers, 97.1 The Ticket and WWJ News Radio 950.

The players are scheduled to appear from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday at ABC Warehouse, 41690 Ford Road in Canton.

3. A Taste of Greece Cultural Festival resumes today

Experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Greece this weekend at the 8th Annual Taste of Greece Festival hosted by . 

Events and food are available for the whole family. The event runs through Sunday at the church, with $2 admission (kids 12 and under get in free). The Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church is located at 39851 5 Mile Road, and a free shuttle is offered from the adjacent Bosch parking lot.

2. Pick up some produce at the Plymouth Farmers Market

Stock up on fresh produce today at the Plymouth Farmers Market, which runs from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at in downtown Plymouth adjacent to .

1. Already have produce? Why not share it?

Just a little over a week left to contribute to the Community Veggie Tray. Visit the lobby of  to share and exchange your extra fruits and vegetables. It's free to participate. 

Tom Dusbiber August 25, 2012 at 01:37 PM
Paul Sincock, the City Manager of Plymouth, is the announcer at the Salem football games.


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