5 Things You Should Know Today - Feb. 23, 2012
Seniors are offered assistance with their simple tax returns at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills.
Job-seekers may want to consider hitting the road this morning to meet more than 50 employers who have job openings available now. Here's what else you should know today:
1. The weather
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch – so expect rain, snow and slippery roads this evening through Friday. Today's high should be around 38, with a low tonight around 30.
2. Tax Assistance for seniors
Get assistance with federal, state, homestead, and energy credit forms from specially-trained members of the AARP Tuesdays and Fridays, through April 13, at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. They'll help with simple, E-file returns, and all information is confidential. Call 248-473-1830 to make an appointment.
This Farmington Players comedy runs through March 3 – so there are four opportunities this weekend and three next weekend to see it, including a performance at 8 p.m. today. Learn more and purchase tickets at farmingtonplayers.org.
4. Look ahead: Self-defense seminar
There's still time to register for this Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission event, held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Costick Center. It's open to women and girls ages 11 and older. Cost is $8, and if you need help with the fee, it's available. Call 248-473-1800 to reserve a spot.
5. Look ahead: Couples and Depression
The Michigan School of Professional Psychology presents "What to do when your partner is blue" on Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Farmington Community Library Main Library. Presented by John Brennan, JD, PsyD, LLP and Marcia Ferstenfeld, MA, LLP, this free event is part of the MiSPP Better Living Series: Shining a Light on Depression. Register online at farmlib.org or call 248-553-0300.