Tuesday morning briefing: Gala set and Halloween fun

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.

Gala set

The annual Clovis MainStreet Gala Fundraiser is 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday at Underground Embassy, 321 First St.

Tickets are $25 per person at the Clovis Curry Chamber of Commerce.

Information: 309-8370.

Screaming fun

Some real scary Halloween fun awaits at a Haunted House from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday at the Portales Recreation Center.

Admission is $5 and all proceeds go to the After School Program.

Information: 356-8598

Quirky quote of the day

“Weather forecast for tonight: Dark.” — George Carlin

Today in history

On this day in 2002, Irish-born actor Richard Harris, whose career spanned six decades and included starring roles in films ranging from “Camelot” to the “Harry Potter” series, dies of cancer at age 72 in London.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/camelot-harry-potter-star-richard-harris-dies?catId=12

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.