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Simsbury Farmers Market, Wine Tasting, and Chinese Class

5 things you need to know about Simsbury on Thursday, October 4, 2012.

Good morning Simsbury! Today is Thursday, October 4, 2012 and there are 88 days left in the year.

Today's Weather: Chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service daily forecast. Otherwise it will be cloudy with a high near 72 degrees.

Tonight: Chance of showers and thunderstorms with periods of heavy rain. Mostly cloudy with a low around 52 degrees.

Worried about where your food comes from? You can find local seasonal and organic produce, eggs, dairy products, meats, roasted coffee beans, jams, flowers, baked goods and smoothies at the Simsbury Farmers Market. Stop by and support your local farms from 3-6 p.m. today.

The Simsbury-Granby Rotary club is hosting the annual International Harvest - A Celebration of Wine & Food from Around the World tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Tower Ridge Country Club. Sample great wine and food pairings from around the world. Enjoy a variety of music played by local talent. A Silent Auction to support Local and Global Rotary initiaitives will be held. Admission fee is $50 per person.

Digital photography enthusiasts can brush up on their skills at Simsbury Public Library during a free Digital Photography Seminar at 6:30 p.m. Learn the tricks of the trade from the local experts at the Simsbury Camera Club. To register, call the Library at 860-658-7663 or visit www.simsburylibrary.info

Have you always wanted to learn a new language? The Simsbury Public Library is offering free language classes to help you accomplish that goal. Check out the free Mandarin Chinese Class taught by Yunan Jiang, a native-born Chinese teacher and local businesswoman, on Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. in the Friends Cafe. The class is open to all ages and skill levels.

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