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Posted on: April 30, 2019

May 2019 Canton Focus Newsletter

The May 2019 Canton Focus newsletter is now available here

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Canton To Celebrate National Trails Day® at Lower Rouge Trail

Area residents are encouraged to “Take a Hike” on the Lower Rouge Trail in Canton, MI, on National Trails Day®, which will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019.  In recognition of the largest annual celebration of trails ...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Canton Farmers Market Set To Kick Off 2019 Regular Season May 12, 2019

The Canton Farmers Market will open its regular season Sunday, May 12, at Preservation Park, located at 500 N. Ridge Road in Canton, MI with plenty of great vendors, fresh food, live music, and more!

Beginning May 12, 2019, the Market will take place rain ...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Together Towards Tomorrow Youth Peace Walk To Be Held In Canton’s Heritage Park

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center will host a special youth-led walk against violence and hate in partnership with Canton Public Safety on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Canton’s Heritage Park. This free community event, entitled “Tog...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Receives Several Statewide 2019 mParks Awards

Canton Leisure Services recently received special statewide recognition at the 2019 mParks Annual Conference and Trade Show, which was held earlier this month in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  mParks, a statewide professional association for Michigan&...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Set To Host Fourth Annual Mom To Mom Sale

Are you looking for huge savings on gently-used baby and children's clothing, toys, furniture and more? Then be sure to shop Canton Leisure Services annual Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The event will be held from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Canton Farmers Market to Host Off-Season Markets at Summit on the Park

The Canton Farmers Market will return with special Off-Season Markets in February, March, and April at the Summit on the Park community recreation center. The Markets will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, March 24, and April 14, i...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Canton Township Historic District Commission Position Now Available

The Canton Historic District Commission is currently accepting letters of interest from Canton residents who are interested in serving on this commission in a volunteer capacity.  

The Commission members are appointed by the Canton Supervisor and ...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: January 4, 2019

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center & Canton Club 55+ Host Successful Jingle Bell Boutique

 The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) and Canton Club 55+ made the holidays brighter for many members of the Canton Youth Connection Program by hosting a special Jingle Bell Boutique event at the Summit on...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Fasting 5K Run and Walk Benefits The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center

The 2018 Fasting 5K Run and Walk, which was held this summer at the end of a long 16-hour fast during Ramadan in ten cities throughout the country, enabled thousands of athletes to embrace the spirit of the month by fasting, fundraising, and building comm...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Canton Leisure Services Earns National Agency Re-Accreditation For Excellence in Operation anService

On September 26, 2018, Canton Leisure Services was recognized for excellence in the field of parks and recreation management by receiving re-accreditation and remaining one of only 171 agencies in the country currently holding national accreditation from ...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Canton Parks Add Owl Houses As Part Of Eagle Scout Project

 Visitors to Canton Parks may notice an influx of owls flying overhead thanks to the addition of several owl houses built and installed by Evan McKimmy, as part of his final Eagle Scout project.

McKimmy, a 15-year-old Canton resident, completed th...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Bring More Recycling to Canton Township

Canton residents visiting several community parks should expect to see cleaner public parks this spring thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.

The ...

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Canton Leisure Services Division

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Canton’s 28th Annual Liberty Fest Returns to Heritage Park June 13-15, 2019

Liberty Fest 2017 scenic photo of festival lights over Heritage Pond

Canton Liberty Fest will celebrate its 28th Anniversary with three family-friendly fun-filled days from Thursday, June 13 through Saturday, June 15 in Canton's beautiful Heritage Park, adjacent to the Canton Administration Building, located at 1150 S. Can...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Notice to Cut Noxious Weeds

NOTICE TO CUT NOXIOUS WEEDS

To the owner or occupant or any person or persons, firm or corporation having charge of any land in the Township of Canton:

Notice is hereby given that all noxious weeds growing on any land in the Charter Township of Canton, Wayn...

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Canton Public & Legal Notice Bulletin Board
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Planning Commission 2019 Meeting Schedule

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CANTON

PLANNING COMMISSION

2019 MEETING SCHEDULE

At the Meeting of November 19, 2018, the Planning Commission of the Charter Township of Canton adopted the following meeting schedule for 2019:

01/07/19, 02/04/19, 03/04/19, 04/01/19, 05/06/...

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Canton Public & Legal Notice Bulletin Board

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Temporary Traffic Order Issued for Memorial Day Soccer Tournament

Due to safety concerns for pedestrians and motorists, the speed limit on Denton Road shall be 25 mph from 1,000 feet north of Proctor Road to 1,000 feet south of the southern boundary of Independence Park, during the following listed times of the Canton C...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Memorial Day Service hosted by the Fire Department Honor Guard

May 14, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department’s Honor Guard will be hosting a Memorial Day service to be held on Monday, May 27, 2019, at 10 a.m.  The event will take place at the Veteran’s Memorial Center lo...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Suspicious situation reported at a bus stop

April 12, 2019, Canton, MI – This morning at approximately 8:40 a.m., a student of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools reported that an unknown male drove by the bus stop near Pointe & Sussex at approximately 8:20 a.m., and asked the kids if t...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Fire Department announces ISO score reduction

April 9, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department recently requested the Insurance Services Office (ISO) to re-evaluate the Township’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) score.  Canton has historically maintained a sc...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Public Safety Announces Youth Academy this Summer

 

March 26, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old.  This year’s Youth Academy will be held Monday, June 24 – Friday, June...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Police Department retirement announced

March 11, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department announces the retirement of Police Lieutenant Michael Steckel at the end of March.

Michael Steckel was hired by the department as a police officer in 1995.  He was promoted...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Citizens Police Academy registration open during the month of February

January 29, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department will be accepting applications during the month of February for its popular Citizens Police Academy.  This year’s eight-week program will be held on Thursdays, from 6...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: January 19, 2019

Canton issues a Snow Emergency

 

January 19, 2019, Canton, MI –   Effective Saturday, January 19 at 2:30 p.m. – Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 11 p.m., a Snow Emergency is hereby declared for the Charter Township of Canton by Public Safety Director Joshua C. Meier.In acc...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Suspected driver charged in pedestrian hit and run

 

December 19, 2018, Canton, MI – Yesterday, Dearborn resident Zeina Diab Elhage, age 64, was arraigned in 35th District Court on a warrant approved by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office for:

  
  • One c...
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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Suspicious situation reported at a bus stop

 

December 11, 2018, Canton, MI - This morning at approximately 7:20 a.m., a female student of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools was waiting at the bus stop located near Ardsley & Burnham Roads. The student observed a vehicle pass by the bus s...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Seeking New Volunteers

Canton Public Safety’s Emergency Management Division is seeking volunteers to join its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  The CERT Program educates its members about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area, ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Police seeking information on driver involved in a pedestrian hit & run

December 6, 2018, Canton, MI – Police officers are looking for the driver of a vehicle who struck a 15-year old bicyclist on Canton Center Road, south of Palmer Road, yesterday at approximately 5:26 p.m.

The driver of the southbound vehicle fled ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Canton residents are invited to attend Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Town Hall Meeting

November 20, 2018, Canton, MI - Prosecutor Kym Worthy will hold a series of Town Hall meetings throughout Wayne County. The first will be held on November 29, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Northville Township Hall, located at 44405 Six Mile Road ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Police Department directs efforts toward impaired drivers this holiday season

November 15, 2018, Canton, MI - In an effort to keep the roadways safe this holiday season, the Canton Police Department is conducting special traffic enforcements directed at identifying motorists who are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Michigan Winter Weather Awareness Week

November 1, 2018, Canton, MI – November 4-10, 2018, is Michigan’s Winter Weather Awareness Week.  Canton’s Emergency Management Division would like to remind residents of some tips to help keep them safe during the u...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Police investigate and determine a threat to be non-credible at Canton Charter Academy today

October 29, 2018, Canton, MI – This afternoon the Canton Police Department was notified of a possible threat at the Canton Charter Academy, located at 49100 Ford Road.  As a precaution, school officials put the students on a preventativ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Charges issued in Connection with Organized Retail Crime Investigation

August 21, 2018, Canton, MI – Today at 3 p.m., in Dearborn’s 19th District Court, the first two of five individuals will be arraigned on charges issued by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy in connection with an organized retail cri...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Two suspects charged in separate private sale scams

 

August 14, 2018, Canton, MI – On Saturday, Canton police officers responded to two unrelated calls of a private sale transaction that resulted in a theft.  In both incidents, the victims had made contact with...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Police and Fire Dept Training Exercise Today

August 10, 2018, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety, along with several area departments and St. Mary’s Hospital in Livonia, is participating in a simulated training exercise until approximately Noon today.  The traini...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Patrol vehicles now stocked with Narcan

 

July 23, 2018, Canton, MI – All patrol vehicles in Canton are now stocked with Narcan (naloxone), an opioid antagonist used for the complete or partial reversal of opioid overdose, including respiratory depression and blood pr...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Intermittent Outdoor Warning Siren System testing this week

  

July 19, 2018, Canton, MI - Work is being performed on Canton's Outdoor Warning Siren System this week. Individual sirens may be tested for a duration of six seconds. In the event of an actual weather emergency the sirens will sound fo...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Canton to host Personal Safety for Your Teen & College-Bound Student Seminar

 

(Canton, MI – June 28, 2018) Canton’s Public Safety Department is partnering with Canton Leisure Services to present a Personal Safety for Your Teen and College-Bound Student seminar on Saturday, July 21, 20...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Canton amends ordinance to include vapor products

 

June 27, 2018, Canton, MI - Last month, the Charter Township of Canton Board of Trustees approved an amendment to the Township’s ordinance prohibiting minors from possessing tobacco products to include e-cigarettes, vapor products and ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Canton encourages residents to sign up for Nixle alerts

 June 12, 2018, Canton, MI – During the month of June, the Canton Public Safety Department is actively encouraging residents to sign up with Nixle, a web-based information system that allows the department to provide subscribers with tr...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Temporary Traffic Order for Special Conditions

Due to the Liberty Fest Run and expected heavy traffic for Liberty Fest fireworks display in Heritage Park, the Director of Public Safety has issued an emergency traffic order in accordance with the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships and Villages,...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Police arrest student suspected of making bomb threat

June 1, 2018, Canton, MI – Early this morning, officers from the Canton Police Department arrested a 17-year old student in connection to a bomb threat made against the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park yesterday via social media.

Upon being notif...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Temporary Traffic Order for Special Conditions

May 24, 2018 - Due to safety concerns for pedestrians and motorists, the speed limit on Denton Road shall be 25 mph from 1,000 feet north of Proctor Road, to 1,000 feet south of the southern boundary of Independence Park during the following listed times ...

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Canton Public Safety
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Canton hosting first Youth Public Safety Academy

May 15, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old, providing a fun, interactive learning experience designed to:

  • Teach students about the daily operations of the p...
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Canton Public Safety

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Canton Sports Center To Host Field Fun Day

Area residents are invited to a special ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of the Canton Sports Center's recent field renovations at the twelve-diamond complex on Tuesday, April 30, from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Quad #1.

The Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be he...

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Canton Sports Center
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Canton To Host 16th Annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Morning

Lace up your sneakers and work up an appetite for a good cause Thanksgiving morning by running or walking in Canton Leisure Services 16th annual Turkey Trot for a Cause on Thursday, November 22, 2018, starting at 9 a.m. 

All ages are encouraged to...

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Canton Sports Center

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Canton Township To Hold Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan Public Meeting

Canton Township will hold a special public meeting to present its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan on Thursday, March 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Canton Administration Building, located at 1150 S. Canton Center, Canton, Michigan,...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Set To Host Fourth Annual Mom To Mom Sale

Are you looking for huge savings on gently-used baby and children's clothing, toys, furniture and more? Then be sure to shop Canton Leisure Services annual Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  The event will be held from 8 a.m. until 12:...

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Summit on the Park
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Canton Farmers Market to Host Off-Season Markets at Summit on the Park

The Canton Farmers Market will return with special Off-Season Markets in February, March, and April at the Summit on the Park community recreation center. The Markets will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, March 24, and April 14, i...

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Summit on the Park

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Canton’s Village Theater to Exhibit Works By Sarmad Al Musawi

A painting by artist Sarmad Al Musawi

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is pleased to present “Self-Platform,” a special exhibition of paintings and sculptures by artist Sarmad Al Musawi on display now through May 29, 2019. An artist’s reception will be held on ...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Canton’s Village Theater Presents “Constellations” - A New Play Written by Nick Payne

Horizon Performing Arts proudly presents “Constellations,” a love story with a scientific twist, for only three performances on the Main Stage at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton, MI on Saturday May 10, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. a...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Canton to Host 9th Annual Acts of Culture Week

Canton to Host 9th Annual Acts of Culture Week

Canton will once again focus a spotlight on arts and culture during the 9th annual Canton Acts of Culture Week. This special week, presented by the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts and Heritage, will begin ...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Canton’s Village Theater Presents “Nature’s Majesty” - A Performance By The Canton Concert Band

Canton Concert Band Photo

The Canton Concert Band wishes to invite you to “Nature’s Majesty”, a concert of some of the most beautiful music you will hear this year at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton, MI, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 7:00 ...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Canton’s Village Theater To Exhibit Works by Artist Liz Frankland

Featured artist Liz Frankland’s works include a combination of realism with tensions between texture, gesture and fluid paint layers. Frankland seeks expression with just enough detail in order for her pieces to resonate accurately and with feel...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Canton’s Village Theater Welcomes “Mario the Maker Magician”

Mario the Maker Magician Portrait

As seen on Sesame Street and Sprout Network, Mario "the Maker Magician" Marchese is a New York-based touring children's performer who will appear on the Main Stage at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton, MI on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Better Than Ever Productions Presents “Nunsense” by Dan Goggin at Canton’s Village Theater

Better Than Ever Productions is excited to announce their very first musical with their production of “Nunsense” by Dan Goggin.  Originally from Alma, Michigan, Dan moved to New York to pursue a singing career.  Later...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Spotlight Players To Present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

The Spotlight Players will present the Broadway Classic, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton, MI on March 29-31 and April 5-7, 2019...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Call For 9th Annual Canton Acts of Culture Week Events & Activities

Canton will once again focus a spotlight on arts and culture during the 9th annual Canton Acts of Culture Week. This special week, presented by the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts and Heritage, will begin on Saturday, May 11 and run through Sunday, Ma...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Canton's Village Theater Welcomes “Chinese Spring Festival 2019”

Enjoy a night of great performances by area performers and local Chinese schools on the Main Stage at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton, MI on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. A special Pre-Show Reception will start at 6:00 p.m.

Join us as...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Canton’s Village Theater to Exhibit “Holes in the Wall: A Visual Celebration of Iconic Diners & Rest

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is pleased to present “Holes in the Wall: A Visual Celebration of Iconic Diners & Restaurants in Metro Detroit”, a collaboration of five Detroit area photographers and seven interpretative artists...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Canton To Celebrate Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At Canton’s Village Theater

Following a punch and cookie reception in the lobby, Canton Township will honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special tribute on the Main Stage at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton, MI on Monday January 21, 2019, a...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: October 8, 2018

26th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition Announces 2018 Winners

Best of Show by Janent Kondziela -  "Lone Iris"

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is currently exhibiting artwork from the 26th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition now through October 27, 2018, bringing together works of some of the best artists throughout southeast Michigan.  The exhibit cont...

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The Village Theater
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Canton’s Village Theater to Feature a Local Legend, Leaping Pets, Top End Comedy and More!

The 2018 – 19 season at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill will offer everything from a bourbon-themed music event to hoop-jumping cats to the return of side-splitting comedy courtesy of The Second City Tour.

The season opens on October 6, 2018, with Blues...

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The Village Theater