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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Records Bureau Closed to the Public February 6-10, 2023

January 25, 2023, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety’s Records Bureau will be closed to the public the week of February 6 – 10, 2023.  The Bureau will resume operations on Monday, February 13, from its newly renovated...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Town Hall Meeting on License Plate Readers

January 20, 2023 – Canton, MI – The Canton Board of Trustees will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on the topic of License Plate Reader Systems on Tuesday, February 7, at 7 p.m.  Police Department officials will present on the b...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Police Officers participate in Anti-Defamation League training

November 22, 2022, Canton, MI – Last week, the Canton Police Department held an internal training session for its officers on the topic of hate crimes and violent extremism, presented by the Anti-Defamation League.  The trainin...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Fatal crash update

October 7, 2022, Canton, MI - The victim killed in this crash has been identified as 56-year old Timothy Sean Rodgers, of Canton.  Rodgers was a Navy veteran.  

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October 7, 2022, Canton, MI – Yesterday, 47-year old Lavina Flam...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Police Department announces the retirement of Deputy Chief Craig Wilsher

September 27, 2022 – The Canton Police Department announces the upcoming retirement of Deputy Chief Craig Wilsher, following his 24-year career with the agency.

Craig Wilsher started his career in Canton in 1998, following several years of law en...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Canton moves to CodeRED for mass notification system

August 15, 2022, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is pleased to announce the launch of our new CodeRED mass notification system to send alerts and time-sensitive messages to residents and staff members. In addition to emergency a...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

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

June 20, 2022, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is partnering with Canton Leisure Services to present a Personal Safety for Your Teen and College-Bound Student seminar on Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Canton Public Safety at Liberty Fest

June 16, 2022, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department will be on-site of Canton’s Liberty Fest today through Saturday, June 18, 2022.  

The fire department will have paramedics available to respond to medical emergenc...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Temporary Traffic Order for Special Conditions

Due to the Liberty Fest Fireworks and the Canton Liberty Run, the Director of Police Services has issued an emergency traffic order in accordance with the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships and Villages, R28.1127, Rule 27, ordering the following:

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Memorial Day Service hosted by the Fire Department’s Honor Guard

May 19, 2022, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department’s Honor Guard will be hosting a Memorial Day service to be held on Monday, May 30, 2022, at 10 a.m.  The event will take place at the Veteran’s Memorial Center lo...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Free Training Offered to the Public

May 6, 2022, Canton, MI – On May 17, 2022, the Canton Public Safety Department and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) are hosting two free training sessions open to the public at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill.

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Canton to host Police-Fire Youth Academy this summer

May 4, 2022, Canton, MI – This summer the Canton Police and Fire Departments are bringing back their Youth Academy for teens age 13 to 17 years old.  The academy will be held Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 8 a...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Public Safety's Record Bureau Closure/Relocation/Restricted Service

May 2, 2022, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety’s Records Bureau will be closed to the public from May 11 – May 17, 2022, for a relocation within the Public Safety Headquarters.  The Bureau will resume operations on M...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Police focus efforts on traffic safety at local schools

March 10, 2022, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is continuing to focus its efforts on traffic safety around local school buildings in the community.  The department has received numerous complaints about traffic around various...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Canton declares a snow emergency

February 1, 2022, Canton, MI –   Effective Wednesday, February 2, at 6 a.m., through Sunday, February 6, 2022, at Noon, a Snow Emergency is hereby declared for the Charter Township of Canton by the Director of Police Services C...

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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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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Arts & Heritage

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Canton has a rich history that we are committed to preserving and are privileged to honor. In Canton, we look to where we came from to help shape the community we know today, and to guide our growing community into the future.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

History of Canton

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The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 brought settlers from New England. Settlers were met by heavy forests and many animals, including; bear, wolf, lynx, and fox.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Report Potholes Here

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Due to the number of freeze-thaw cycles experienced over the last few months, several of the Wayne County roads located within Canton are showing signs of distress.  Hazardous road conditions, such as potholes, should be reported to the Wayne Cou...

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

EV Charging Survey

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Canton Township is conducting this Electric Vehicle (EV) and Charging Station survey to ensure that we are able to meet the growing needs of our community for future expansion of our EV charging infrastructure. Your feedback to this survey will help us sh...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

November 8, 2022 General Election Unofficial Results

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The Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Michigan General Election is over.  You can find the unofficial results of the election here Unofficial Election Results.

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Stay connected!

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Canton's Water is Safe

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Canton would like to assure all residents and business owners that we take the safety of our water supply system very seriously.

Each year, Canton issues a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) that gives a detailed analysis about where Canton’s water...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Clubhouse

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Check out our grill and pro shop, all part of our golf clubhouse.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Outings & Leagues

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A well-orchestrated golf outing is more than a game. It is a powerful business tool that can help you build your business, raise funds for your cause, or boost employee morale. Learn more today by contacting our Pro Shop at 734/397-6460.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Play Policies

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Review our policies for play to make sure everyone has a safe and fun time on our course.  For additional information, contact our Pro Shop at 734/397-6460. 

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Canton Township Community Event Vendor Opportunities

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Canton Township hosts events year-round that have opportunities for vendor participation.  To be considered for an event, potential vendors must be family-friendly and contribute to the overall success of the event. Community events include: Cant...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Pollinator Gardens Added To Heritage Park and Ridge Road Park

Pollinator Garden Spotlight

Canton Township is pleased to announce the addition of pollinator gardens in Heritage Park and Ridge Road Park. Under the guidance of Creating Habitats for Pollinators, the majority of volunteers from Community Financial Credit Union and the Dartmouth Alu...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Canton To Host ‘Culture & Cuisine’ Special Events Throughout Community

Culture and Cuisine Spotlight

Area residents are invited to explore Canton’s wonderfully diverse community by attending special ‘Culture & Cuisine’ experiences that will be held at various houses of worship in the coming months. 

Each visit will offer a brief overview of t...

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

Canton Wine Walk Fundraising Event To Benefit National Women’s Health Network

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The 21 and over crowd is invited to attend a special Wine Walk Fundraiser on Friday, February 24, from 6-8 p.m. at the Village Arts Factory, located at 507055 Cherry Hill Road in Canton, MI. 

This unique fundraiser is presented by the young women ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Canton Leisure Services Classes and Programs

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Leisure Services programs are led by the Recreation Division. Programming is developed for people of all ages, including preschool, youth and teens, adults and seniors.  For additional information, call 734/394-5460. 

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Get Involved

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Community involvement is key to the success of Canton Township and to Leisure Services. The Leisure Services department partners with community boards, foundations and other local organizations to help meet the recreational needs of the Canton community.

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Posted on: April 18, 2021

Recruiting

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Become a Canton police officer or firefighter.

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Posted on: April 18, 2021

Units & Divisions

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Get to know the different units and divisions of our public safety department.

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Posted on: April 18, 2021

Fire Inspection Services

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The Fire Inspection Unit is responsible for ensuring new and existing buildings meet fire code regulations through preventative planning and inspections.

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Posted on: April 18, 2021

File a Complaint

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Complaints against the Canton Public Safety Department or one of its employees can be made either in person, by email, or by phone call.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Sports for All Ages

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Check out all the sports opportunities offered in Canton.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Fields & Facilities

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Facilities and fields and can be rented and used for sporting and other types of events.  Learn more at www.cantonfun.org/426/Fields-Facilities

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Youth Sports Programs

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It's that time of year again to register for Spring and Summer sports! Follow the links below for some of our hot Youth Sports with open registrations closing earlier than you would think. Sign up today!

Learn more at www.cantonfun.org/499/Youth-Sports-Pro...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

About Canton

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Canton is located in the heart of southeastern Michigan. Situated conveniently between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Canton is a community that has it all.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Permits & Applications

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Access permits and applications for various services in Canton.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Safe Community

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Canton is consistently ranked as one of the safest communities in America. This is largely thanks to Canton's nationally accredited Public Safety Department.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Sign Regulations

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See the rules and regulations for posting signs in the area.

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

About the Theater

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The Village Theater at Cherry Hill (owned and operated by Canton Township) is a 400-seat, premiere performing / visual arts and education center offering opportunities for all ages to experience the arts and culture as both participants and patrons.

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Posted on: June 26, 2022

Monthly Art Workshops Available at The Gallery at Cherry Hill

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Each month a featured Art Workshop will be held that showcases a unique arts medium allowing participants to sharpen skills, get creative, or enjoy light refreshments while learning something new.Opens in New Window

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Become a C.A.S.T. Member (Choose A Seat in the Theater) by Joining Our Preservation Society

CAST Member at the Village Theater

Become a C.A.S.T. Member (Choose A Seat in the Theater) by Joining the Village Theater Preservation Society and get the best seats in the house every time.

As a member you will you enjoy the following benefits: 

  • Access to pre-sale Canton produced ti...
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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Call for Artists to Exhibit During the 2024 Exhibition Season in The Gallery at Cherry Hill

VT Gallery Exhibit Web Spotlight

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is now accepting proposals for solo or group exhibitions for our 2024 exhibition season at The Gallery at Cherry Hill. Both local and regional artists are encouraged to apply and all mediums will be considered.  ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2023

Ann Arbor Camera Club's Collaborative Exhibit Now On Display Through January 29th

Village Theater Gallery Exhibit January 2023 Spotlight

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill welcomes the featured works of the Ann Arbor Camera Club in a collaborative exhibit, entitled “Collective Expressions in Photography,” in The Gallery at Cherry Hill now through January 29, 2023.

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

28th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition Announces People’s Choice Winner

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The results are in and the people have spoken! The 2022 People’s Choice Award Winner for the 28th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition is “Chance Encounter” by Durwood Coffey. 

 Not only was this entry honored ...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

Buy Tickets Online Here 24/7 or In-Person During Box Office Hours

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Purchase tickets online, by phone, or in person to see one of our great shows. Our current Box Office Hours are Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  In addition, the Box Office is open 1-hour...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Rent the Village Theater

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The Village Theater has two different event spaces available to rent for your next play, concert, Arangetram, or private event:  The Main Auditorium and the Biltmore Studio. Please contact  Ben Firck 734/394-5484 for rental information.&...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services' CAPRA Accreditation

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Canton Leisure Services received its first accreditation in 2004,and has continuously maintained its status as an accredited agency. To help explain the process and benefits of accreditation, some questions and answers regarding this process are provided ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

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Posted on: July 4, 2022

Public Safety Headquarters Under Construction

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During the project, the Police Front Desk and Records Bureau have been temporarily relocated to the second floor of the building.  

The Prescription Drug Drop Box has been temporarily taken out of service; alternate locations include the pharmacie...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Protect your belongings

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Motorists are advised to
lock their parked vehicles,
and refrain from leaving
valuables in plain view.

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Sign up for Canton Code RED

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Sign up with Canton Code RED to receive important advisories, community updates, and official information by text message or email. Opt-in now by signing up online or by texting the word CANTON to 99411.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

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Convenient Location

Canton Economic Development

Canton, Michigan is conveniently located half way between Detroit and Ann Arbor, and is a 15-minute drive from Metro Airport.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

New/Expanding Businesses

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New commercial, retail and industrial/manufacturing activity is going strong. There are many new businesses opening and expanding in the community, creating jobs and spurring additional growth.

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Demographics

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Canton is a dynamic and diverse community with over 93,000 residents.The average household income is over $80,000, and tremendous traffic counts in our two main retail corridors.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Summit On The Park To Provide Free Lending Sled Library

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With the snow expected in the future forecast, Canton’s Summit on the Park is bringing back its ‘Lending Sled Library’ that offers passersby a chance to borrow a sled for a spin down a small hill to then return it when they a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Canton Leisure Services To Offer FREE Mental Health Workshops

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Canton Leisure Services is currently offering a FREE series of mental health workshops in the coming months to help area residents learn important self-care skills to help them thrive. Participants in the Family First & Social Services Workshops will ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Recipient of Gold Medal Award

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In 2008, Canton Leisure Services was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association in class III; communities with a population 75,001-150,000. 

The Gold Medal Award honors communities throughout the United States t...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Village Theater Facility Update

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In light of recent changes to the State of Michigan Executive Orders, The Village Theater at Cherry Hill understands that the community may be eager to learn more about current and future facility reopening plans. While some restrictions will be lifted as...

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