Daily Five: A Perfect Day for a Picnic

Five things to know for Friday, May 19, 2012


1. What's the Weather? The beautiful spring weather continues. Today is going to be sunny with a high near 75, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

2. Who's Selling on Sunday? Connecticut lawmakers recently passed a bill that allows liquor stores to sell alcohol on Sunday. Check back with Patch on Saturday for a look at whether local stores are buying into the new law.

3. Summer Paperback Book Sale: The  will be selling paperback books on Saturday from 8am-1pm. It is a great time to stock up on your beach reads!

4: Seniors' Picnic: The Durham Senior Citizens Board will host a FREE indoor/outdoor picnic from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. . And speaking of picnics, don't miss the tomorrow night from 4-7 p.m.

5. This Day in History: On May 18, 1860, Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, before eventually becoming the 16th President of the United States.


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