5 Things You Need to Know Today — May 3, 2012

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

Local trivia: Which Plymouth-Canton Educational Park alum will be included in an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey on her OWN network?

The answer to Wednesday's trivia was Clarence Hamilton, who went on to found Daisy.

Stump Tom (and his son): On most days, Patch reader Tom Dusbiber is quick to answer our trivia, and so far his batting average is incredibly high. Now his son, Kristopher, has gotten into the mix and was first to answer Wednesday. Think you can stump Tom and Kristopher? Email your questions (or mystery photos) to john.mckay@patch.com.

5. Poll: Vote for — and REVIEW — your favorite florist on Patch

Mother's Day is May 13; Where are you going to pick up flowers for that special someone? Be sure to tell us by voting in our poll for favorite florists, then leaving a review for your choice business! There currently is a sprint between three shops, but remember that winners are determined by poll votes and business reviews. Tell us your favorite!

4. Check out local art at Biggby in Plymouth

Want to support local artists and art programs at a local school? Stop by in Plymouth this week to check out photography by Leah Vuletich and drawings and paintings by Lindsey Davidson. The two students' works will be on display all week and a dollar from each drink will be donated to the school's art program. You can read about the artists .

3. Green Street Fair begins this weekend

Cue the live music and eco-friendly displays. The Green Street Fair returns to downtown Plymouth this weekend. for all the details, including when you can see the Verve Pipe perform.

2. Contest: Win tickets to Taste of Plymouth!

The Showcase Taste of Plymouth is returning to the on May 14, and we get to give away ten sets of two free tickets to the event, with thanks to the . Follow this link to our contest page, where you can enter to win. It's easy!

1. Super Jess 5K is Sunday at P-CEP

The Plymouth-Canton Educational Park’s National Honor Society will host its second Super Jess 5K at 8 a.m. Sunday at the park. This event was created in honor of 16-year-old P-CEP student, Jesse Lindlbauer, who suffered a traumatic brain injury after a sinus infection turned into an abscess, which ruptured. The Super Jess 5K run was created in order to bring the community support to the family and raise money to help defray medical expenses.

Tom Dusbiber May 03, 2012 at 12:33 PM
This was a wee bit harder today. However the Plymouth Canton alum is David Burtka to be interviewed by Oprah. He graduated in 1993.
Tom Dusbiber May 03, 2012 at 02:44 PM
I was surprised Kris did't get this since the both graduated together!
John McKay (Editor) May 03, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Nice job, Tom!


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