5 Things You Should Know Today - May 30, 2012
Celebrate Michigan beer and wine, and help adults with developmental disabilities and local youth programs, this evening at Longacre House in Farmington Hills.
Today's weather may be a little cooler, but you can attend an event tonight that looks like a real heart-warmer. Here's what else you should know today:
1. The weather
Temperatures are expected to drop into the 60s today, under mostly sunny skies. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight around 43.
2. Celebrating Michigan Beer & Wine benefit
This special tasting at the Longacre House is hosted by the Xemplar Club, Community Living Centers and Farmington Hills Youth and Family Services After-School Program. The fun starts at 5 p.m. today, with appetizers, entertainment, Michigan beers and wines, door prizes and more. Proceeds will provide support for youth programs and people with developmental disabilities. Cost is $25 per person; call 248-473-1841 to make a reservation.
This group of kids and adult volunteers learn about gardening, nutrition, food safety, cooking, entrepreneurship and more during weekly meetings on Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., at the Tollgate Center in Novi. Hands on gardening activities provide the produce for sale at farm stands. To learn more, call 248-956-0029 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Look ahead: Dr. Paws Pet Therapy orientation
Interested in starting your dog in pet therapy? Attend an informational meeting Thursday, 7:30 p.m., at Botsford Hospital. Before the meeting, visit www.drpaws.org to learn more and download forms, which will also be available at the event. Please don't bring your dog to this event. To learn more or to register, write to email@example.com.
5. Look ahead: Dog Park orientation
Dog owners who wish to use the new dog park on Shiwassee east of 9 Mile Road must attend this one-hour orientation session, offered at the Costick Center by Paws in the Hills volunteers. The dog park will be open to anyone who lives within the Farmington Public Schools district boundaries. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 248-473-1800 to reserve your spot.