1. There is a 20 percent chance of showers before 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, today is expected to cloudy, with a gradual clearing with a high near 69. Tonight, expect patchy fog after 11 p.m., partly cloudy skies and a low around 43.
2. Fearless teens in grades sixth through 12th who enjoy listening to or sharing a scary story are invited to attend the Murrieta Public Library’s Graveyard Tales program today at 6 p.m. In celebration of a fun time of year, the Library will provide short scary stories for the kids to read aloud, or they can bring their own story to share with the group in front of the Library fireplace located in the Garden of Verses. Listeners are encouraged as well. Pizza will be provided and participants are encouraged to bring a jacket and flashlight, as the event will be held outdoors, weather permitting. This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Friends of the Murrieta Library. Get there early, space is limited and first come, first serve.
3. Here's what's for lunch today at elementary schools in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District: a bean and cheese burrito. Lunches are served with a fresh fruit/salad bar and a choice of juice or milk. Lunches average about 658 calories and 16.29 percent fat. To see middle and high school menus, click here.
4. The Murrieta Valley Unified School District will hold a community forum at 6 p.m. District Superintendent Pat Kelley, who took over Oct. 1, is holding the one-hour public meetings to give parents and community members an opportunity to meet with him. Held at the District Support Center is located at 41870 McAlby Court, the public is encouraged to attend.
5. Every week at 11 a.m. Reading Cinemas in Murrieta presents the "Crybaby Matinee." Relax and enjoy a movie without worrying about unexpected tantrums or feedings in the dark; they keep the lights dimmed and the sound volume down. Baby-changing tables and stroller valet are also provided for the convenience of our parents. Showing today: “Taken 2” (R). Admission is $8; children under 5 get in free.