As we move closer to the unofficial end of summer, families have an opportunity today to get ready for a healthy start to the school year.
Here's what else you should know:
1. The weather
There may be some patchy fog around the metro area this morning, so check our real-time traffic map for road conditions. The National Weather Service predicts a sunny day with a high around 80, and a clear night with a low around 60.
This workshop for kids ages 8-13, held at in Farmington Hills, focuses on getting a healthy start to the new school year. dietitians will lead aisle tours to identify specific offerings for special dietary needs, give out tasty samples and more. Registration is required; call 248-427-7400 or stop by Busch's.
Join this group of kids and adult volunteers today at 6:30 p.m. to learn more about 4-H, growing and selling produce. They meet at the Tollgate Education Center, 28115 Meadowbrook Rd. in Novi. Learn more at http://sunwaterseeds4h.moonfruit.com or call 248-956-0029.
4. Look ahead:
Oakland Reds Baseball Club, a traveling club located in Farmington Hills, is looking for 8U-14U players to fill remaining spots on its 2013 rosters. Visit the club's website for additional information and to request a tryout.
5. Look ahead:
You've got a chance to win 60 percent of jackpot headed over $12,000 during Thursday's 9 p.m. at in downtown Farmington, in this fundraiser that benefits the Farmington Rotary and Xemplar clubs. Tickets are just $1 and available from any Rotary Club member or at the pub the night of the drawing.