5 Things You Should Know Today - May 2, 2012

Congressman Gary Peters hosts a town hall tonight at the Farmington Community Library Main Library in Farmington Hills.

It's a busy and rainy Tuesday in Farmington and Farmington Hills. Be sure to check our Events calendar for a full list of activities, but here are a few highlights:

1. The weather

The temperature is expected to shoot up into the 80s today, but the National Weather Service is also predicting thunderstorms, mostly after 1 p.m. Storms are expected to continue through tonight, with the temperature dipping to around 64. 


The Farmington Musicale offers its final musical program of the season at 1 p.m. today, with the theme "Enchantment, Magic and Fantasy". Held at , this event is free and open to the public.


Meet with U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D-9th Congressional) at the  today at 6:30 p.m. Peters will make a brief statement and then take questions from the audience.

4. Look ahead:

This weekly raffle raises funds for the Farmington Rotary Club and Xemplar Club, to support their charitable work in the community. Tickets are $1 and may be bought from club members or at in downtown Farmington, before the 9 p.m. Thursday drawing. The ticket holder has the opportunity to draw a card for a chance at 60 percent of the pot that night. 

5. Look ahead:

Take in this night hike, starting at the in Friday at 9 p.m. The evening, open to anyone ages 5 and older, promises to be full of interesting sites and sounds. Cost is $3 per person; registration is required. Learn more by calling 248-477-7735.


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