5 Things You Need to Know Today — Oct. 4, 2012

Here's what you need to know today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: Following the now-infamous presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon in 1960, in what year did the next general election presidential debate take place? (This does not include primaries.)

Yesterday's trivia answer: The parking deck downtown was built in 1983.

5. Restaurant Week Continues

Ten downtown restaurants will show off signature dishes for Downtown Plymouth's Restaurant Week, which began Friday and runs through Oct. 7. No tickets are required, but meals run between $15-35. Check with Plymouth-Canton Patch each day for a new preview of Restaurant Week courses. Read our preview today for E.G. Nick's.

4. Plymouth vs. Canton this week

The cross-campus rivalry between Plymouth High School and Canton High School has heated up this week as fans await Friday's kickoff between the Wildcats and Chiefs. The game starts at 7 p.m. at the turf field at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park.

3. Plymouth Community Youth Advisory Commission seeks new members

The Plymouth Youth Advisory Commission is seeking new members. The group serves as a liaison between area youths and city officials to let entities such as the Plymouth City Commission know what the commission's peers would like to see in the city. The group also is active in community events and fundraisers.

All youth wishing to join must be in grades 7-11. More information, including how to apply, is available on the City of Plymouth website.

2. 'Your Money in the Balance' seminar at Plymouth District Library

Managing money isn’t easy. Thankfully, there is "Your Money in the Balance," a free educational series planned at 7 p.m. today at the Plymouth District Library.

This non-commercial financial education series is free to attend and free from sales pitches. Register with the library.

1. 'Frankenstein' comes to Penn Theatre

The classic monster film Frankenstein comes to life on the big screen tonight, starting at 7 p.m. Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth. All seats are $3 and there is just one showing of the film.

Tom Dusbiber October 04, 2012 at 02:22 PM
The next presidential debate after 1960 was, 1976. Democratic candidate Jimmy Carter and Republican incumbent, President Gerald Ford agreed to three debates (one on domestic issues, one on foreign policy, and one on any topic) on television before studio audiences


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