5 Things You Need to Know Today — May 12, 2012

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

Photo trivia: Where was this photo taken? Tell us in the comments.

The answer to Thursday's trivia was current City Commissioner Ron Loiselle.

5. Plymouth Farmers Market opens Saturday

The Plymouth Farmers Market opens at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Gathering pavilion alongside in downtown Plymouth. The market runs until 12:30 p.m. and will run most Saturdays during the summer, excluding Art in the Park, holidays, and other weekends with conflicting downtown events.

4. 'Safe House' screens at Penn this weekend

Visitors to the in downtown Plymouth this weekend can enjoy the Denzel Washington thriller Safe House. The film, which runs 115 minutes and is rated R, screens at the following days and times:

  • Friday at 7 and 9:15 p.m.
  • Saturday at 7 and 9:15 p.m.
  • Sunday at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

3. Readers' Choice: What is your favorite 'staycation' destination?

Everyone deserves some downtime. Some use their spare time to get out of town, while others enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation close to home. This Patch Readers' Choice poll is for the latter: in Plymouth or Canton?

2. Saturday rummage sale to benefit Baby Hunter

Family and friends of Hunter Sewejkis, an infant who was critically injured in a case of suspected child abuse, are at WideWorld Sports Center, 2140 Oak Valley Drive in Ann Arbor, through Rummage for a Cause to benefit Hunter and his grandparents to assist with expenses for caring for the child. The sale runs from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and features a wide variety of vendors.

1. Going somewhere this weekend? Check our live traffic and gas prices

If you're planning to get out of town this weekend, you might want to find detours to the massive Interstate 275 bridge and overpass project — and see who has the best gas prices. Check the Canton Patch "Commute" page (check here for Plymouth) for live traffic and local gas prices.

Check here on Patch.

Tom Dusbiber May 11, 2012 at 12:40 PM
The mystery photo looks like the 789 Building on Main and Ann Arbor Tr. which is on the site of the old Amoco station.
Tom Dusbiber May 11, 2012 at 03:19 PM
Can any say what year did the Amoco Station close?
John McKay (Editor) May 11, 2012 at 06:52 PM
I had asked someone that recently but forgot the answer. That's a good trivia question!


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