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5 Things to Know, Week of Oct. 22

Patch offers a rundown of things you need to know this week, including Halloween costume contests and warm weather.

To help make your week easier, Patch compiled a list of things you need to know for the upcoming week.

1. The Weather
It is going to be a warm week for October. According to The Weather Channel, after a cooler Monday, temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday will reach the upper 70s. Things should cool off some towards the end of the week with Thursday and Friday's temperatures hovering in the lower 70s.

2. Enter Patch's Halloween Contest
Adults and children are eligible to enter Patch's Best Halloween Costume in America contest. Parents can post costume photos of themselves and their families from this Halloween or from years past.

The contest runs until Nov. 1. National judges will choose 21 finalists from each Patch state and select one grand prize winner based on who has the most creative and innovative costume. Each state finalist will receive $250 and one grand prize winner will receive $5,000.

Events Around Town

3. 2012 Ballot Questions: Are You For or Against?
The League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County invites you to a free informational program on the 2012 ballot questions from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Woods Memorial Church.

4. Volleyball Showdown
The top two volleyball teams in the county will face off Thursday at 6 p.m. The Severna Park volleyball team will take on Arundel for the final match of the regular season.

4. Spooky Splash and Spooky Splash Jr.
The Severna Park Community Center will host Spooky Splash and Spooky Splash Jr. on Friday night. Kids can attend this big Halloween-themed pool party from 6 to 8 p.m.

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