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Muncie Apartment Living: October 2018

Welcome to this month’s edition of Muncie Apartment Living, brought to you by The Haven, our apartments for rent in Muncie, Indiana. This month we’re bringing our residents suggestions for celebrating Computer Learning Month and National Pizza Month, topics surrounding upcoming holidays like Frankenstein Friday and Halloween, new movies you might want to check out, and must-read books in a variety of genres. Read on to learn more about these topics in today’s blog post.

October Celebrations


Computer Learning Month

Person on their cell phone looking at reviews

 Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat are apps where we live our lives, but do you remember when laptops, tablets, and flip phones were new? They all evolved after desktop computers became commonplace and changed the world. October is Computer Learning Month, and in honor of that, we encourage members of our apartment community to learn something new — try a new app, learn a new program, build a new website — it’s all about the technology!



National Pizza Month

Pepperoni pizza

 Did you know that October is National Pizza Month? To celebrate, we suggest either a visit to your favorite pizza restaurant here in Muncie or making homemade pizza at your apartment. Try one of these 50 Easy Pizza Recipes we found online from Food Network. Happy National Pizza Month!



Upcoming Holidays

Frankenstein Friday - October 26th


Stamp of Frankenstein's Monster

 Frankenstein is the creation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The genesis of the story came from a dream, which Shelley incorporated into a story which was the result of a writing challenge issued during a Swiss vacation Mary took with companions Percy Shelley (her future husband), Lord Byron, and John Polidori. early two-hundred years later the legend lives on through dozens of book, television, movie, and stage adaptations.
  • Enlist a friend to attend a Halloween party with appearing as Frankenstein and his monster. Frankenstein can sport crazy hair, wear a white lab coat which is splattered with (fake) “blood” and the monster will, of course, feature green hues in hair and on face (perhaps a dusting of green powder along with green eyeliner and eyeshadow; or go all out and use green face paint. Ham it up as this famous duo, after-all it is a night for the other-worldly.



Halloween - Oct. 31st

Child dressed up for Halloween holding a jack-o-lantern candy bucket

Halloween occurs annually on October 31st each year. This holiday is the perfect excuse to dress up as your favorite superhero or tv character. Check out this list of 100+ Top Trending Costumes to find your perfect costume for this year. However you choose to celebrate, we hope you have a happy Halloween!



Movie Suggestions

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

“Halloween comes to life in a comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine's 400-million-selling series of books.“  Writer Rob Lieber is back with another adventure for the Goosebumps crew. Directed by Ari Sandel this is a comedy suitable for the whole family. In theaters on October 12th.


In this epic sequel, Mike Myers returns October 19th for a final encounter. “Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Book Suggestions

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

“Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate.”


The Outsider by Stephen King

“An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.”