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5 Things You Need to Know Today — Dec. 31, 2012

It's New Year's Eve! Here's what is going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: Who wrote the lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne"?

Yesterday's trivia answer: "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" is a popular song written in 1947 by Frank Loesser. It first charted for The Orioles, peaking at No. 9 on Billboard's Best-Selling Retail Rhythm & Blues chart in December 1949.

5. Help your New Year's resolutions: Find a local gym on Patch

The New Year begins tomorrow, and so begins another year of resolutions. If you're resolving to get more fit, you can find a local gym on Plymouth-Canton Patch's business directory

4. It's college bowl game season: What and when to watch

College football bowl games are under way, and so far Mitten State teams are 2-0 after Michigan State University and Central Michigan's bowl wins.

Check the remainder of the bowl schedule here on Patch.

3. "Like" us on Facebook!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook for the latest news and updates in Plymouth and Canton! 

2. Kids eat free at IKEA

Are your kids on Christmas vacation?  Take them to IKEA where children 12 and under can eat for free in the IKEA Restaurant from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. until Jan. 1.

1. What are you doing New Year's Eve?

Looking for the hottest New Year's Eve parties in Metro Detroit tonight? Check the list here! If we're missing a party, be sure to tell us in the comments and post the party as an event on Patch.

Tom Dusbiber December 31, 2012 at 01:36 PM
"Auld Lang Syne" is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788.
John McKay (Editor) December 31, 2012 at 07:32 PM
Correct!
Tom Dusbiber January 01, 2013 at 12:45 AM
Happy New Year to all the Patch readers and Staff!!

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