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5 Things You Should Know Today - May 9, 2012

Learn a meditation technique tonight at the Farmington Community Library Main Library.

We're half-way through a busy week in Farmington and Farmington Hills, with plenty of activity yet to come. (Take a look ahead on our events calendar.)

Here's what you should know today:

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts a 60 percent chance of rain after 10 a.m. Today's high should fall around 63, and the rain will clear out tonight, leaving us with a low of around 40. 

2. open

Docents will share information about Victorian lifestyle and Farmington history today, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., at the city-owned museum on Grand River. Stop by and hear the story of Michigan's only three-term governor and Farmington favorite son, Fred M. Warner. Admission is $3.

3.

Learn the Isha Kriya meditation for "clarity, health, and joy" today at the in Farmington Hills. The same meditation taught at 7 p.m. will be repeated in free sessions over the next several months; for dates. 

4. Look ahead:

Join the National Bone Marrow Registry on Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m., at . All it takes is a simple cheek swab, making registration quick and painless. For more information on the National Marrow Donor Program, visit dkmsamericas.org.

5. Look ahead:

Join local authors John Carlisle and Amy Elliot Bragg at the Farmington Community Library Main Library on Thursday at 7 p.m., for glimpses of the charismatic personalities captured in their books 313:Life in the Motor City and Hidden History of Detroit. This event is free and open to the public. 

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