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5 Things To Know This Week: Schools, Sports and More

Here's what you need to know about the Greater West Bloomfield area this week.

  1. Breaks this week: Monday is President's Day, which means banks and other government offices around town are closed today. Don't forget: West Bloomfield Schools go on mid-winter break on Thursday. 
  2. Weather: Prepare for cold, with a possibility of snow this week. The National Weather Service calls for a chance of snow with rain mixed in early in the week. Wednesday is expected to be blustery, with a high near 23 degrees.
  3. Go Lakers: The West Bloomfield High School boys varsity swimming and diving team is at home for the Oakland Activities Association White Division championship and looks to capitalize on last season's third-place finish at the event. Finals are scheduled for Friday night, beginning at 5 p.m. Want to go? The cost of admission is $5.
  4. Looking for a local fry? Visit Busch's Fresh Food Market or Bachelor's One on Friday to get your fill in this, the season of fish fries.
  5. If you're interested in running, Running Fit offers a group run this Wednesday. All abilities and skill levels will be welcome 

What else is going on this week? Let us know in the comments below!

Christy Forhan February 19, 2013 at 12:16 PM
Go Lakers! Come out and support your WBHS Swim/Dive Lakers. It's mid-winter break for the schools, so many of our usual fans will be up north. The Lakers have posted an impressive 7-1 record in dual-meet competition this season, with the biggest team in the program's history. The one loss came at the hands of Clarkston, in what was one of the most exciting swim/dive meets we've seen. Clarkston comes back to the WBHS pool tomorrow to try to beat the Lakers for the OAA White Division title. Other schools competing in the White Division championships include Andover, Avondale, Rochester Adams, Rochester, Oxford, and Stoney Creek. Siwmming Preliminaries are Wednesday (tomorrow), Diving Preliminaries on Thursday, Finals on Friday. Concessions available. Doors open at 3:30pm each day, with the competition starting at 5:00pm sharp. Go Lakers!

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