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5 Things You Need to Know Today — Nov. 21, 2012

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

Trivia: Who was the first owner of the Wilcox House?

Yesterday's trivia answer: Male turkeys are called Toms.

5. Downtown Plymouth Gingerbread House Display

Restaurants, shops and other businesses will participate in this year’s display of gingerbread houses in downtown Plymouth. The display starts Friday. 

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. 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!

2. Nutrition Thanksgiving Lunch at Canton Senior Center

Attend the annual luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Canton Senior Center sponsored by the Nutrition Program of the Wayne County Office of Senior Citizens Services. There is no charge for individuals age 60 and over, but there is a $5 cost for those younger than 60 years of age.

1. Plymouth, Plymouth Township and Canton Township Offices Closed Tomorrow

Plymouth City Hall, Plymouth Township Hall and Canton Township Administration Building will be closed tomorrow and Friday for Thanksgiving. The offices will reopen Monday.

Tom Dusbiber November 21, 2012 at 02:13 PM
The Kellogg House was built in 1901 by William F. Markham, President of the King Air Rifle Company. Bonus Question: Who was the first to live in it?

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