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Bike Repair Workshop, Summer Gardening at Auer Farm, and Simsbury Celebrates

5 things you need to know about Simsbury on Wednesday, June 20, 2012.

 

Good morning Simsbury! Today is Wednesday, June 20, 2012 and there are 194 days left in the year.

Today's Weather: Morning commuters should expect some areas of patchy fog early this morning, according to the National Weather Service daily forecast. Otherwise it will be mostly sunny with a high near 96 degrees. The heat index value could be as high as 102 so plan on drinking plenty of water!

Tonight: Mostly clear skies with an overnight low around 70 degrees.

If you're looking for a great summer activity for the kids today, look no further than the Auer Farm in Bloomfield. The farm is hosting week-long Middle School Gardening Programs for students in grades 6-8. The program starts daily at 9 a.m. and is completely free!

Anyone interested in learning how to make basic bicycle repairs should check out a free workshop tonight at the Simsbury Public Library. Steve Novy, owner of Bicycle Repairs Express, is leading a Bike Repair Workshop tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public.

The Simsbury Celebrates Committee is hosting a fundraising event tonight at Red Stone Pub at 5 p.m. Janet Calabro and Ann Marie LaBreck from The Hartford will guest bartend at the pub from 5:00 -7:30. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated by Red Stone Pub to support the town wide celebration on November 24.

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for some local entertainment at Maple Tree Cafe. Acoustic Open Mic night is held Wednesday night's starting at 7:30 p.m.

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