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: More than a dozen will be reading excerpts from local author Mary Mann's latest work, ANZAC, at T.U. Studios at 10943 Camarillo Street (Behind Odyssey Video) (One Block Off Vineland). Free event starts at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more event info.
3: 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
4: Toluca Lake is hosting its annual neighborhood garage sale on Oct. 12. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in participating.
5: Today will be sunny with a high of 76, according to the National Weather Service.