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

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

Trivia: How many scarecrows currently are on display in Kellogg Park?

Bonus points if you post a photo of yourself with one that's of particular interest to Patch... 

Yesterday's trivia answer: The next presidential debate after 1960 was in 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.

5. Harvest for All Food Drive

Chicks 4 Charity and the Wayne County Farm Bureau are teaming up to raise money for the Harvest for All program to help feed the hungry. They are collecting non-perishable food items at the Tammy Brown Agency, 308 North Canton Center Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until October 18th. Food collected and funds raised will go to Open Door Ministry, St. Vincent DePaul and Gleaners Food Banks.

4. Canton Administration Furlough Day

The Canton Township Administration Building, Canton Public Safety Records Bureau, Police and Fire Administrative Offices and Ordinance Enforcement Unit will be closed today for a furlough day. The offices will reopen on Monday, Oct. 8, at 8:30 a.m.

3. 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.

2. Penn Theatre Shows 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green'

The film is about a childless couple who bury a box in their backyard containing all of their wishes for an infant. A child is born but he is not all that he appears. The film will show 7 and 9 p.m. tonight, Saturday and Sunday at the Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth.

1. 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 tonight's kickoff between the Wildcats and Chiefs. The game starts at 7 p.m. at the turf field at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park.

Tom Dusbiber October 05, 2012 at 05:13 PM
There are 29 scarecrows at Kellogg Park. Photo to be posted later.
John McKay (Editor) October 05, 2012 at 08:05 PM
Correct, and we look forward to seeing it!

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