5 Things You Need to Know Today — Dec. 13, 2012

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

Trivia: On which work was "A Christmas Story" based?

Yesterday's trivia answer: If you feed a mogwai after midnight, it forms a cocoon and turns into a Gremlin!

5. Experience Dickens Christmas at Plymouth Historical Museum

Want some historical perspective on Charles Dickens' life and works? The Plymouth Historical Museum has its Dickens Christmas exhibit open each Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 13. 

4. Like us on Facebook!

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3. 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' screens tonight at Penn Theatre

Cousin Eddie's RV rolls into Plymouth today as the comedy film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation screens at 7 p.m. at the Penn Theatre, 760 Penniman in downtown Plymouth. All seats are $3 and the film is rated PG-13.

2. 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.

1. Speak out for or against Right to Work legislation, Education Achievement Authority

Are you in support of Michigan's recently passed Right to Work legislation or expansion of the Education Achievement Authority? Fiercely opposed to it? Patch is happy to provide a platform to discuss the potential effects of the new laws. Check here to see how you can weigh in and start some spirited discussion.

Tom Dusbiber December 13, 2012 at 02:21 PM
"A Christmas Story" is based on Jean Shepherd's book "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash."


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