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5 Things You Need to Know Today — April 27, 2012

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

Photo trivia: Who originally bought the property currently occupied by the Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth?

The answer to Thursday's trivia was the Nashville Predators.

5. Meet Patch today for 'coffee hours' in Canton

Plymouth Patch/Canton Patch editor John McKay and advertising manager Susanne Spruit will be at the Shyre Coffeehouse from noon-1 p.m. today. and enjoy 20 percent off coffee and learn how to utilize many helpful free tools on Patch!

4. Vote for your favorite florist on Patch

Mother's Day is May 13; Where are you going to pick up flowers for that special someone? Be sure to tell us by voting in our poll for favorite florists, then leaving a review for your choice business! There currently is a sprint between and . Cast your vote for your favorite!

3. Planning your I-275 detour? Check Patch!

Commuters have found a new headache while traversing on Interstate 275 by the Ann Arbor Trail overpass as the Michigan Department of Transportation begins work on 34 bridges and overpasses along 13 miles of expressway. If you're trying to time your commute right or explore detours, check the Canton Patch "Commute" page (check here for Plymouth) for live traffic. We also have current gas prices listed, so you can fill up before you head out! Oh, and remember to !

Check here on Patch.

2. The Secret World of Arrietty comes to Penn

The hand-drawn animated film The Secret World of Arrietty, an adaptation of The Borrowers, begins screening at the in downtown Plymouth at 7 p.m. today and continues throughout the weekend. All seats are $3. Showtimes are as follows:

  • Friday at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday at 5 and 7 p.m.
  • Sunday at 5 and 7 p.m.

1. Have something to say? Blog on Patch!

Whether it's about a favorite hobby or the latest hot-button political issue, Patch provides a complimentary platform for members of the community to blog. For more information, apply as a Plymouth Patch blogger here and a Canton Patch blogger here. It's incredlby easy and fun!

Tom Dusbiber April 27, 2012 at 01:01 PM
George H. Wilcox sold the land where the Penn Theatre is today, to the Woodward Theatre Company in 1926.

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