If your child is headed for high school this fall, you may want to head over to Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge campus tonight. Here's what else you should know today:
1. The weather
There may be some early morning drizzle or snow that will gradually end as the day wears on. The National Weather Service predicts a high around 41, and a low tonight around 30.
Farmington area 8th grade students and their parents are invited to “Your Success Starts Today,” held from 5:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m. today at the - J Building. The free program will include a resource fair, student speakers, raffle prizes and information – all geared toward helping students make a successful transition into high school. There's no charge to attend.
Tonight's 8 p.m. performance begins the last weekend of this hilarious production at the Barn theater. Read a synopsis of the story in an article on WXYZ Channel 7's website, and order your tickets through the Farmington Players website.
4. Look ahead:
Held Saturday from 9:15 a.m. to noon, this event will include shoe box racing, marker fencing and marshmallow slingshots, among other "sports". All families must pre-register, create a "Family Crest" for the Parade of Athletes, and are asked to bring cookies, cupcakes or a cake. Register at orchardumc.org under the Community Life tab. For more information, call 248-489-0881.
5. Look ahead:
part of the Early Childhood Program, will hold an Open House Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to give parents a chance to check out what the program has to offer. To learn more, call 248-489-3808.