Five Things You Need to Know Today Oct. 22, 2011

Join the Pennies from Heaven benefit, start a blog or make plans to see 'Fox on a Fairway'.

1. Pennies from Heaven Benefit

The and Canton Leisure Services organized a simple fundraiser set for today from 10 a.m. to noon in the lobby of . Bring your spare pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters to donate to the Goodfellows' program to help needy families over the holidays.

2.Start a blog

If you have a fascinating hobby or wealth of knowledge to share, consider sharing it with a Canton Patch blog. Email editor Peg McNichol at peg.mcnichol@patch.com for details.

3. Pitch Old Tech Toys

Today is an electronic waste collection day for Wayne County. Take your old computers, and other tech toys ready for the trash to to the western campus of Wayne County Community College, 9555 Haggerty Rd., Belleville.

4. Aid a Food Pantry

The has issued an appeal for help is hosting or sponsoring a food drive. The Salvation Army needs non-perishable, non-expired foods and toiletry items for the holiday food pantry. For details on how to help, email Laurie Aren at laurie_aren@usc.salvationarmy.org.

5. Plan:  See 'Fox on the Fairway'

P-CEP Park Players are staging Ken Ludwig's "The Fox on the Fairway" Oct. 28 and 29 and Nov. 3 through 5 at the DuBois Little Theater in , 8415 N. Canton Center Rd. Producers describe the play as "a charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with … golf."
The curtain rises on all shows at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased outside the DuBois Little Theatre from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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