At the cafe, Sonny and Will pack a picnic basket and chat about Ari. Will flashes to overhearing Brent invite Sonny to the rave. He tells Sonny that maybe he shouldn't come with them and suggests he should do something fun and not feel obligated. Sonny assures him that he's not tied down - he's tied to him and Arianna.
While in his room JJ remembers the argument he had with Jenn. Meanwhile downstairs, Jenn flashes to a memory with Parker and Daniel. Adrienne stops by to pick up a cooler and asks Jenn what's wrong. She says everything and brings up the problems with JJ. She's not sure about going to the picnic. Adrienne lends her a sympathetic ear and convinces her to come. JJ wanders in and Jenn offers him a choice. He can stay home and she'll call every 20 minutes or he can come to the lake with the family. JJ goes to get his beach stuff.
Abby visits Gabi at the apartment. She tells her things went well with Chad - no big deal. Gabi lets her know Cam stopped by the pub but she didn't tell him about her date with Chad. Abby admits she's a mess and confused and Gabi suggests she forget about it for the day and invites her to the lake. Gabi needs the distraction anyway and shares that her marriage to Nick is over. Gabi admits she misses him. Sonny and Will arrive home to pick up the girls.
At the lake Chad, Cam and Theo goof around with a ball. Cam introduces his buddy T. to the group. They organize teams and Tad wonders if Abby is coming. He heads off to round up his team while Cam and Chad play with Theo. Justin, Adrienne, Sonny, Will, Gabi, Arianna and Abby arrive nearby and set up their picnic. Abby grabs Will and he thanks her for keeping quiet about Sami's video. Nearby, Gabi notices that Sonny and Ari have a special thing. Jenn and JJ show up and Abby makes a snarky remark to her brother about getting grounded. He snaps back that mom hit the lecture quota of the day and heads over to meet the baby. Jenn watches and tells Adrienne and Justin she hasn't seen JJ smile like that in a long time. She gets a call that she's needed at work and asks them to make sure JJ stays close. She tells JJ to stay with the family and heads off. Soon Adrienne and JJ share a moment remembering Jack. She knows he wouldn't have wanted Jenn to be alone. An emotional JJ goes to get changed. Brent shows up and mentions to Sonny and Will how mature their life is. Nearby, Abby wanders off after JJ and gets caught between Chad and Cam. There's an awkward moment but the group heads off for a swim and nearby JJ makes plans on the phone. Justin catches up with Gabi. He's sorry it didn't work out for her and Nick. Brent approaches Sonny about going to the rave but Sonny can't. Abby and Cam towel off after a swim while Chad and Theo grab ice cream. Cam's happy she's there. Abby leaves the boys to go help Gabi. After a swim, Brent mentions to Will that Sonny must love him to have given up so much. Soon, Adrienne apologizes to Will for being insensitive and Abby hears that JJ texted that he went home sick. Later Adrienne watches a video of Will at the hospital before Sonny calls her over to see the baby. She leaves her phone behind and the video of Will abruptly ends and the video clip of Sami attacking Bernardi plays.
Jenn handles a work phone call at the hospital. Anne sees her and confronts her about overstepping her boundaries. They snap at each other and Anne wonders if JJ follows the rules like his mom.
JJ meets up with his friends at the square and hands off some of his stash to a buddy. They give him kudos for taking the shoplifting rap and leave. JJ runs into the young woman he met earlier. They banter and flirt. She heads off without giving her name.
Salem Spoilers for the next Days of our Lives:
Rafe comes out of his coma and has a strange reaction to Sami.
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