5 Things You Should Know Today - Jan. 31, 2012
Shine a light on depression today at the Farmington Community Library.
Our crazy winter continues its baffling behavior today, as temperatures are expected to soar into the 50s. Here's what else you should know:
1. The weather
The weekend's snow may be nothing but a memory after today. The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies and a high around 55, with a 40 percent chance of rain tonight and a low around 38.
2. Shining a Light on Depression
The Michigan Professional School of Psychology, an independent graduate school that offers training for psychologists, brings a Better Living Series presentation on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) tonight to the Farmington Community Library Main Library. The 7 p.m. presentation is free, but you must register, either by phone or on the library website.
3. Facebook Timeline starts today
If you're one of our 756 Facebook fans (and if you're not, give us a "Like" at facebook.com/FarmingtonPatch), remember that your profile will be switched today to this format. Facebook's intro to the new look explains what you can do with it, and HuffPost Tech provides some advice about how to set up your Timeline.
4. Look ahead: Native Alternatives in Landscaping
This free program discussing Native Alternatives to Invasive Trees and Shrubs: Restoring the Ecology of Community and Home Landscaping will be presented by the South Oakland County Water Authority on Thursday, 7 p.m., at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. You'll need to register by calling 248-288-5150 or writing to LFDean@aol.com.
5. Look ahead: Harrison Prom Fashion Show
Harrison High presents a look at the latest fashions in time for prom season on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Students will strut their stuff in fashions provided by Parisian of Laurel Park Place in Livonia, and Unique Lady in Oak Park, and men's tuxes will be provided by Men's Warehouse. Admission is $3 at the door.