5 Things You Should Know Today - Aug. 14, 2012
Artists from Farmington and Farmington Hills need your vote in a county-wide contest.
Voting closes Aug. 17 in the MIGreatArtist competition, which includes entries from Farmington and Farmington Hills. Here's what else you should know today:
1. The weather
Look for more rain today and even a thunderstorm. The National Weather Service predicts just a small amount of rain, with skies clearing in the afternoon. Today's high should land around 74, tonight's low, in the upper 50s.
2. MIGreatArtist.com voting
- Shabnam Saghir of Farmington
- Max Majoros of Farmington
- Pamela Alexander of Farmington
- Jeremiah Jaroch of Farmington Hills
- Marlene Burk of Farmington Hills
- Kenneth Claes of Farmington Hills
If you are an expectant mother and thinking about nursing your baby, this class at Botsford General Hospital at 6:30 p.m. today can answer a lot of your questions. Cost is $25, and you need to register in advance. Call 248-888-2500, and the class will also be offered Oct. 9 and Dec. 11.
4. Look ahead: Mayfair Co-op play date
Parents of preschools are invited to join this group of families who play each week at a different area park. Meet them on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., in Heritage Park. The last playdate this year will be held Aug. 22 at Drake Sports Park in West Bloomfield. There's no charge, no need to register.
5. Look ahead: Learn about hate speech online
The Holocaust Memorial Center hosts extremist group expert Dr. Jack Kay for a discussion on “Hate Speech in Cyberspace” on Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Kay will explain how the Internet has created a dramatic increase in terms of visibility and intensity of these acts. The event is free, and regsitration is not required.