5 Things You Should Know Today - Aug. 1, 2012

Farmington Hills Fire Dept. offers a meeting tonight for anyone interested in becoming a paid, on-call firefighter.

Ever wanted to pour gallons of water onto a burning building? You can learn more today about joining the Here's what else you should know:

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts a sunny summer day, with a high around 84 and a low tonight in the mid-60s. 


The Farmington Hills Fire Dept. is looking for a few good firefighters. Learn more about these positions and requirements for applying today, 7 p.m., at the . Can't be there? Call 248-871-2800.


Today is the last day to donate new or gently worn shoes to benefit Backdoor Friends Cat Rescue. They accept men's, women's, and children's family footwear; no skates, heavy winter or ski boots, big furry slippers or shoes with holes. Drop off donations at  on Grand River.

4. Look ahead:

Bring the family (children ages 5 and older) for a night-time walk in . Meet at the  Friday at 9 p.m., cost is $3 per person and registration is required. Call 248-477-7735. 

5. Look ahead:

There's another orientation session Saturday at the Costick Center for dog owners who wish to use the new dog park on Shiwassee west of 9 Mile Road in Farmington Hills. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 248-473-1800 to reserve your spot for the noon meeting. 


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