Five Things: Oct. 31, 2011
Five things to know about what's going on in and around Arlington.
1. U.S. Army Lt. Chad Ware won the 36th Annual Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, finishing with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 16 seconds -- the best time the race has seen in 14 years, according to the Washington Post.
2. Arlington Central Library will present "Prohibition in Arlington" at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 featuring local author Garrett Peck.
3. It's Halloween! Don't forget, send us your photos of your child in his or her costume for a chance to win $1,031 for your favorite charity and a trip to New York or Los Angeles to meet model Heidi Klum. The contest runs through 9 p.m. today.
4. The unveiling of a new statue of former President Ronald Reagan will be unveiled Tuesday at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, likely causing traffic delays between 11 a.m. and noon. Metro has tips on avoiding traffic congestion for those trying to get to or from the airport during that time.
5. Arlington County's emergency winter shelter opens Tuesday. The shelter has enough space for 88 people, and could use donations of everything from toiletries to time (from volunteers). For more information, check out the county news release here.