1. The weather
The National Weather Service predicts a 90 percent chance of rain today, mainly after 11 a.m., with a high near 42 degrees.
2. Artistica Extended Sunday Hours
Artistica will be open Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. for all the holiday shoppers in Dexter.
3. Dexter Christian Singles Group Meeting
The Dexter Christian Singles will meet at Aubree's Pizzeria at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Come enjoy group social organization, activities, and fun.
4. Gas prices
MichiganGasPrices.com reports the following gasoline prices in the Dexter area as of Saturday night:
- $3.34 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
- $3.35 a gallon (regular), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.
- $3.35 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 195 Baker Rd.
- $3.35 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 750 Baker Rd.
- $3.39 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
- $3.49 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.
5. This day in history
Dec. 9. 1958: On this day in Indianapolis, retired Boston candy manufacturer Robert H.W. Welch, Jr., established the John Birch Society, a right-wing organization dedicated to fighting what it perceived to be the extensive infiltration of communism into American society. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.