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5 Things You Need to Know Today — July 19, 2012

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

Trivia: Plymouth car buff and philanthropist Margaret Dunning escaped which type of major crime unscathed in the 1930s?

Yesterday's trivia answer: in Plymouth offers 27 holes of golf.

5. Persuasion performs at Heritage Park tonight

Music group Persuasion, playing Top 40 and Motown, performs at 7:30 p.m. tonight at in Canton. The concert is free and open to the public. 

4. Classic vehicles motor into Canton today

A summer tradition roars into Canton today, featuring some glitzy bling and bumpers. The Power and Platinum Car Show, hosted by the in Canton and the America’s Most Wanted Car Club, will be rolling into Showroom’s parking lot at 6018 North Canton Center Road in Canton.  This unique event will offer lots to look at, food and entertainment from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 

3. Plymouth Community Band performs tonight

The performs at 7:30 p.m. today at . The concert is free and open to the public. 

2. 'The Dark Knight Rises' opens at midnight tonight at local theaters

The highly anticipated finale of director Christopher Nolan's Batman (Dark Knight) trilogy opens tonight at midnight. and both are offering midnight exhibitions of the film. Be advised that midnight screenings have sold out around the country, so time your ticket purchase accordingly.

1. Candidate forum scheduled tonight at Canton Administration Building

The League of Women Voters of Northwest Wayne County will have a candidate forum at 7 p.m. today at the for the Canton Township Board of Trustees and 10th District Wayne County Commission races. The forum is open to the public and moderated by the nonpartisan group.

Tom Dusbiber July 19, 2012 at 01:19 PM
Margaret Dunning was a victim of a bank robbery at the First National Bank of Plymouth, where she was a teller, in the 1930's.. Bonus Question: Who was the first president of the First National Bank of Plymouth?
Kristofer T Dusbiber July 19, 2012 at 02:49 PM
bonus question answer -- Mr. Ebenezer Penniman.
Tom Dusbiber July 19, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Kris, You got the bonus question right!

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