5 Things You Need to Know Today, June 20

Nice weather, bird watching and a business expo

"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the  feature in the comments section.

Today is Monday, June 20. Here are 5 things you need to know:

  • Nice summer day: Looks like it will be a nice on today. According to the National Weather Service we can expect sunny skies with a high temperature near 81 degrees. There will also be a calm wind between 5 and 8 miles per hour.
  • Birding in Burlington: Burlington Conservation is hosting a birding field trip led by Conservation Administrator John Keeley this morning. The group is meeting at 9 a.m. at Mill Pond Conservation Area (Parking access from Winter Street at the water treatment plant).
  • Preserve the park: The are  tonight at 7 p.m. in the Folgelberg A meeting room at the . The purpose of this meeting is to updates members on activities, plan future activities and sign up new members. The group is always looking for new people to lend their time, energy and ideas.
  • Business Expo: The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce and Oracle USA are hosting a  from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the , 1 Mall Road. Entry is $20 for non-members and you can register by contacting BACC President Contact Jim Murphy at office@baccma.org or at (781) 273-2523.
  • Fighting pacifist: On this day in 1967 world-renown boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston under the Selective Service Laws for refusing to be drafted to fight in the conflict in Vietnam. The U.S. Supreme Court later overturned the conviction and cleared the boxer's record.

For more things to do today, check out our Events page.


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