Barrow Today for Monday, June 18: Celebrate International Picnic Day at a Local Park

The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high near 88 — so pack your picnic!

Today, June 18, is International Picnic Day. Did you know the phrase "it's a picnic" has come to mean "it's easy"?

Here are some suggestions for local locations to have a picnic: 

The Food Network offers recipes you can use to plan a tasty picnic and the following list of picnicking essentials: 

  • Blanket
  • Insect repellent
  • Napkins
  • Plates
  • Silverware
  • Serving utensils
  • Cups and wine glasses
  • Corkscrew or bottle opener
  • Paring knife
  • Cutting board
  • Condiments
  • Damp wipes or cloths for cleaning up
  • Garbage bag

Today's forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight's forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low about 64. Calm wind. 

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