5 Things You Need to Know Today — Nov. 20, 2012

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

Trivia: What is a male turkey called?

Yesterday's trivia answer: Canada celebrates Thanksgiving the second Monday of October each year.

5. Watch Santa Claus arrive Friday in Kellogg Park

St. Nick himself will arrive Friday at Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth. Timing his arrival for 6 p.m., Santa Claus will join a festive celebration at the park that begins at about 5:15 p.m., featuring music from the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park choir and a magic show for the kids.

4. Walk of Trees at Kellogg Park

Christmas trees decorated by local families, service clubs, groups and businesses will be ready for decorating and viewing in Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth until Jan. 2

3. Small Business Saturday is coming up

Small Business Saturday is this weekend. Be sure to tell us in the comments which local businesses you frequent the most.

If you're a business owner, be sure to list any Small Business Saturday specials in the comments section of our story on local business' deals.

2. Canton Board of Trustees study session tonight

The Canton Township Board of Trustees has a study session 7 p.m. tonight at the Canton Township Administration Building. The newly elected board will be sworn in at 6 p.m.

1. Contribute to Patch and Gleaners virtual food drive!

Patch.com, through its 30 Michigan sites including Plymouth-Canton, launched an online food drive to raise $10,000 to feed area families. This is the first virtual food drive for the Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Patch is proud and honored to be their first partner. The drive has been extended from Nov. 17 to Nov. 24. 

Shop Gleaners' virtual grocery shelves. Click to get started!

Tom Dusbiber November 20, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Male turkeys are called "Toms," I think I was named after one!
John McKay (Editor) November 21, 2012 at 07:19 AM
Thought you might have enjoyed that one!


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