1.The sun is back, according to the National Weather Service. Today, is expected to be sunny with a high near 89. Tonight, expect clear skies and a low around 52.
2. More than 2,012 American flags will be on display beginning today through Veterans Day at Town Square Park in Historic Downtown Murrieta following a 1 p.m. Opening Ceremony to honor first responders. During the week the fourth annual "Field of Honor" is flying, there will be several special events including the City's Veterans Day Parade. The event is a partnership between the Rotary Club of Murrieta and the city of Murrieta. For more information, click here.
3. Families and hundreds of local runners of all ages are invited to take part in a fun day of fitness while supporting youth athletics and food pantries during Murrieta Mesa High School Cross Country team's first annual 5K Turkey Trot today. The 5K Turkey Trot will include numerous booths offering food, entertainment, and promotional merchandise. Race day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. at Vail Lake Resort, 38000 Hwy 79 South, Temecula. The 5K begins at 8 a.m., and the 1 Mile Kids’ Run begins at 9 a.m. Registration is $35 at the event. Turkey Trot participants are asked to bring canned and non-perishable food items for local food pantry programs that are straining to keep pace with rising demand and decreasing donations.
4. Shop local by stopping by the Murrieta Certified Farmers' Market between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 24500 Village Walk Place. Browse and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers. The bounty doesn't stop there: find fresh flowers, crafts, specialty food vendors, nuts, fresh breads and bakery items.
5. UltraStar Cinemas in Temecula is offering a Kid Toons Family Matinee. This is a weekly program that provides families with G-Rated entertainment. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., 27531 Ynez Road in Temecula, admission is $2.50. The feature for November: “Welcome to LazyTown.”