Lincoln Apartment Living: October 2018

Welcome back to the blog for The View. Living in Lincoln, Nebraska means being able to enjoy local community perks and resources, no matter the holiday, and October brings a lot of fun with it! Read our blog for a brief overview of some of the month’s most popular and undeservedly overlooked holidays you can celebrate in the upcoming weeks. And if you want to stay in or get out, look for the following movie and book recommendations, too!

September Celebrations

Cookie MonthHalloween cookies

It’s always a great time for a cookie, but Cookie Month gives you the excuse to whip up a batch of your favorite recipe in case you need a bit of encouragement. Switch things up from your normal chocolate chip cookie by trying one or a few of these delicious and adorable Halloween cookies. They’re perfect for a Halloween party or for your own enjoyment as you wait for trick-or-treaters.


 

 

Computer Learning Month


Person looking at reviews on their cell phone

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!  





 

Upcoming Holidays

National Golf Day (Oct 4)golf club and a golf ball on a tee

Take time out one weekend this month to hit the greens at a golf course here in Lincoln City in honor of National Golf Day. If you are a newcomer to the game, The Nike Golf Club is an awesome resource for any rookie golfer. Their website features tips from professional golfers like Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie, Brooks Koepka, Patrick Rodgers, and Scott Pinckney. They also offer links so you can shop the pros’ gear.


 

 

Make a Difference Day (Oct 27)


Letter blocks that spell Chance changing into Change

Everyone on this earth has an influence on someone else, and if you don’t believe that, just think about the people who have had an influence on you. It probably wasn’t always something or even someone you knew for very long. Similarly, you can make a difference in the world and in someone else’s life. Make it positive and make it count by being more aware of others, always treating people with respect, standing up for people who are hurting, and enacting positive change.





 

Movie Suggestions

Venom

Director Ruben Fleischer brings his skills to the table in this movie starring Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, & Woody Harrelson. “Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego ‘Venom’ to save his life.” Opens nationwide October 5th.

First Man

Head to the theater October 12th to catch opening night for this movie. It’s “a look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.”

Halloween

Mike Myers returns for a final encounter on October 19th in this epic sequel. “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

All These Beautiful Strangers  by Elizabeth Klehfoth

“In the last day of summer, Grace Fairchild, the beautiful young wife of real estate mogul Allister Calloway, vanished from the family’s lake house without a trace, leaving behind her seven-year-old daughter, Charlie, and a slew of unanswered questions.”

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

“Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter, Frankenstein assembles a human being from stolen body parts but; upon bringing it to life, he recoils in horror at the creature's hideousness. Tormented by isolation and loneliness, the once-innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes a campaign of murderous revenge against his creator, Frankenstein.”

 

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