FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- As summer begins Friday, the weekend weather will be perfect for the new season in Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Service.
Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81 degrees. Saturday will be a near repeat, with sunny skies and a high near 80. Overnight lows will be in the 50s.
Sunday brings a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, but the day should be mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Monday continues the trend with mostly sunny skies and a high near 88.
If you're looking for a way to greet the summer solstice, which officially arrived at 1:04 a.m. on the East Coast, the Greenwich Tree Conservancy is hosting a picnic and tree walk Friday at Greenwich Point.
A bring-your-own picnic begins at 6 p.m. at the Cow Barn picnic area, followed by a tree walk, at 7 p.m. led by Superintendent of Parks and Trees, Bruce Spaman, and Conservation Director, Denise Savageau.
Learn about the importance of coastal forests as habitat and the challenges of maintaining this habitat relating to invasive species and storm events. The walk is free but reservations are necessary at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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