Back to School Info, Bouncing Babies, and a Photo Contest

5 things you need to know about Simsbury on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

Good morning Simsbury! Today is Tuesday, August 28, 2012 and there are 125 days left in the year.

Today's Weather: Showers and thunderstorms are a possibility today until about 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service daily forecast. Otherwise it will gradually become mostly sunny with a high near 84 degreees.

Tonight: Mostly clear skies with a low around 55 degrees.

Parents with infants should drop by the library today for the Bouncing Babies program at 10 a.m. The Simsbury Public Library hosts a special program for children from birth-23 months with parent or caregiver. The program features books, songs, and movement for your little ones.

Wednesday is the first day of school for Simsbury students. Parents and caregivers can find everything they need to know on the Simsbury Public Schools website under Back To School 2012-2013.

Have you entered the Patch Back to School photo contest yet? To enter, upload your favorite first day of school photo here. It can be from this year, or 30 years ago! Tell us in the caption what makes it special to you – Patch editors will weigh that when choosing the finalists.

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