Jul 29, 2014

5 Things You Should Know Today: Oct. 22

From events to gas prices to the weather, we've got info important to Northville today.

5 Things You Should Know Today: Oct. 22

1. Northville weather

There's a chance of showers today, according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, expect partly sunny skies and a high near 71. In the evening, there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 56.

2. Gas prices

The lowest reported gasoline price in the Northville area – according to DetroitGasPrices.com via  GasBuddy.com – is $3.47 per gallon. That price is reported to be available at the Mobil station at Six Mile and Haggerty roads and the Meijer station at Eight Mile and Haggerty roads. Before your commute, be sure to check out our  live traffic map.

3. Event

There will be a discussion of the book Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption written by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton at the Northville District Library. To join in, stop by the library at 7 p.m.

4. This day in history

On this day in 1962, according to History.com, President John F. Kennedy announced to the nation that the U.S. discovered Soviet Union missile sites in Cuba.

5. Post your events to our site

Is your church organizing a food drive? Having a garage sale? Is your organization putting on an event somewhere in Northville? If it's not on our Patch calendar, it should be. Feel free to add events to our site at northville.patch.com/events/new .

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