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5 Things You Need to Know Today — Dec. 12, 2012

Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Today's trivia question: According to a movie set around Christmas, what happens if you feed a mogwai after midnight?  

Yesterday's trivia answer: The conductor punches the word "Humility" onto the know-it-all's train ticket in "The Polar Express."

5. Today's date is a once-in-a-lifetime event

Today's date, 12/12/2012, will be the last such triple date for almost a century! The next one isn't until January 1, 2101.

4. Plymouth Township Planning Commission Meets

The Plymouth Township Planning Commission will meet 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room.

3. Enter Patch's 'Deck the House' Contest For a Chance to Win $100,000 for PCCS

We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America.

If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page through Dec. 16. Check here for the contest page. Don't forget to vote for your favorite entry!

2. Gingerbread House Decorating at IKEA

IKEA in Canton will supply fully built gingerbread houses that will be ready for you to add a variety of candy and icing. The class is at 6 p.m. and is $10 per person. IKEA recommends purchasing tickets in advance as the classes fill up fast.

1. Buying an E-Reader this holiday season? Know which one to get!

If you are considering an e-reader or tablet as a gift for yourself or a loved one, visit the Plymouth District Library at 7 p.m. Find out the latest scoop on new e-readers being released in time for Christmas, which devices are compatible with the library’s e-book collection and the pros and cons of color vs. e-ink.

Tom Dusbiber December 12, 2012 at 02:12 PM
If you feed a mogwai after midnight it makes a cocoon and turns into a Gremlin.
John McKay (Editor) December 12, 2012 at 08:53 PM
What happens if you get one wet?
Tom Dusbiber December 13, 2012 at 03:59 AM
If you get a mogwai wet it multiplies!
John McKay (Editor) December 13, 2012 at 09:01 AM
What happens if you make a sequel? (Answer: Hulk Hogan makes a cameo!)

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