5 Things You Should Know This Weekend - May 4-6, 2012
Among many other weekend events, Democrats will caucus this weekend in Farmington and Farmington Hills.
The first weekend in May is always eventful in Farmington and Farmington Hills. In addition to Saturday activities like the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market opening and South Farmington Baseball parade, here's what else you should know this weekend:
1. The weather
The National Weather Service is predicting a great weekend, with some clouds and temperatures in the mid-60s. To get there, we may have to get through some showers and thunderstorms today, when the high will be in the low 70s. Tonight's low will drop to around 50.
This day full of TREEriffic fun, with ReLeaf Michigan and SOCWA (Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority), starts at the Nature Discovery Center on Saturday at 9 a.m. Learn how to plant and care for trees, get landscaping and composting tips and purchase trees sold as a ReLeaf Michigan fundraiser. Everything's free; if you want to take a hay wagon ride (cost is $5) pre-register at https://recreg.fhgov.com or at the Costick Center.
Democrats will either cast a vote for incumbent President Barack Obama or remain uncommitted during Saturday caucuses at Farmington and Farmington Hills city halls. Registration is open between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., with voting no later than 11:05 a.m. You'll have to show proof of residence and be eligible to vote in November. Learn more in the event posting on our site.
There's still time to register for this Saturday event, open to all women ages 11 and up at the Farmington YMCA. An $8 dollar registration fee will cover class supplies and also a tax deductible donation to be shared by HAVEN, an Oakland County crisis and counseling center for victims of domestic violence, and the Farmington Family YMCA’s youth and family programs. To register, call 248-473-1800.