www.thegrouprep.com or (818) 763-5990. Lonny Chapman Theatre. 10900 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood 91601.1: Head to the Lonny Chapman Theatre for a performance of Awake and Sing. Set in the Bronx in the 1930s, this timeless American classic takes us into the heart and home of the Berger Family where first generation ideals clash with the younger generation's struggle for independence and freedom. Fri/Sat 8 p.m. Sun 2 p.m. Talk-back Sundays: Oct.6 and 27. Admission: $22. Seniors/Students: $17. Groups 10+: $15. Ladies Night Fridays: Ladies ½ price. Buy tix/info:
2: The annual Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios has begun (http://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/hollywood/2013/), but if you’re looking for something a little more tame for the kids, the Toluca Lake Pumpkin Festival is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through Oct. 31, complete with a pumpkin Patch and petting zoo at 10601 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake
3: The artists behind The Mighty Squirm will showcase their works that give a .... umm ... creepy spin to say the least on the Enlightment era. All I have to say is: Benjamin Franklin holding a snake. Yeah. The artworks will be on display at Cella Gallery and a grand opening is being held on Saturday at 7 p.m. Event is free. 11135 Weddington St. #112 Click here for more event info.
4: Don't forget! An Earthquake preparedness fair is being held on Saturday at the Universal Studios backlot beginning at 9 a.m. NBCUniversal, NBC4 Southern California and American Red Cross are teaming up for a morning of informational and fun activities for kids and teens. RSVP is required. Click here for more info.
5: Art Unites 7: An Eclectic Mix of Art and Artists’ Works will be the latest exhibit to premiere at Gallery 8 when its grand opening is held on Saturday at 2 p.m. Click here for more info.