Five Things You Need to Know: Sept. 8, 2011

Artifact sale in Plymouth, taking a stand against hate crimes and fun for kids and their grandparents.

1. Fun for Kids, Grandparents

Grandparents looking for new activities with their grandchildren are invited to , 1200 S. Canton Center Rd., at 10 a.m. today. Meet in the Purple Room for fun activities with other families. No registration necessary; this 45-minute event is free. Call 734-397-0999 for details.

2. Historical 'Garage Sale'

Plymouth Historical Museum is hosting a nostalgia sale at 345 Sunset St., Plymouth. (Note: This sale is not at the museum.) The sale is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and continues through Saturday. The items and artifacts are not needed at the museum, according to the museum's announcement. Proceeds benefit the museum. For details, call 734-455-8940.

3. Stop Hate Crime

Canton Police Officer Dale Waltz, of the township's Response to Hate Crime Coalition, will speak about cultural awareness and sensitivity from 7 to 8:30 tonight at , 1200 S. Canton Center Rd. This event, in the library's community room, is free and open to the public.

4. Gas: $3.78

These stations are holding the line at $3.78 for a gallon of regular gas: , 45350 Ford Rd. and 5596 N Lilley Rd.; , 45001 Ford Rd.; , 44404 Ford Rd.; and , 41350 Ford Rd., according to GasBuddy.com.

5. Plan Ahead: Hazardous Waste Day

Canton’s annual is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the township's Public Works Building, 4847 Sheldon Rd. The is a free service, but it is open only to township residents. A list of what will and won't be accepted is online.


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