Memorial Day Events

The 2018 Memorial Day parade and ceremonies, Monday, May 28, marks the 100th anniversary of Memorial Day events in Simsbury. The Simsbury American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars are once again organizing two parades in celebration of Memorial Day.

Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, May 28, Granby’s Memorial Day parade will start at 10 a.m., on Bank Street and proceed through the center of town up Route 189 to the cemetery led by Parade Marshall James Hall. Veteran/military groups includes the American Legion and the Connecticut Air National Guard, emergency services, scouts, youth sports teams and clubs, and local bands including the Marquis of Granby Fife and Drum Corp and the GMHS band will march.

UNICO Italian club to host annual pasta dinner May 4

The Granby UNICO Club will host its annual pasta dinner on Friday, May 4, on Manitook Lake at 70 Lakeside Drive, with continuous open seating from 5 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy a great home-cooked Italian meal featuring penne pasta with sauce, meatballs, sausage, salad, fresh bread and beverages. Dessert is a make-your-own ice cream sundae with ice cream donated by Grass Roots.

NEAM Events

The Amazing History of Pratt & Whitney

Over the years, Pratt & Whitney has patented hundreds of innovations, from heat-resistant coatings to aerodynamic blades—technologies that make air travel more cost effective, comfortable and dependable. Today Pratt & Whitney engines provide power for everything from land-based power stations, business jets and helicopters to large commercial aircraft, fifth generation fighters, and manned and unmanned space vehicles.

May Highlights

Queen of Omelets: Wednesday, May 2, 1 p.m. Simsbury resident John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook, talks about the process of writing his definitive book on the iconic omelet. The book is full of practical wisdom about omelets, cooking and life.

Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at for program registration. Telephone: 860-653-8947

Website: Accepting MasterCard/Visa/Discover.

Recycling event planned in Simsbury

The Simsbury Grange and Green Monster e-Cycling will co-host a recycling event on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Andy’s Market, 836 Hopmeadow Street (Route 10) in Simsbury. Do you need to responsibly dispose of old computers, televisions and other items?

Browse & Borrow

Granby Public Library
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cossitt Public Library
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., and 3 – 8 p.m.

Saturday: 12 – 5 p.m.

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Town of Granby (; use links to join us on Facebook and Pinterest. Closings

Both libraries will be closed on Saturday, May 26 and Monday, May 28.

Camera Club

The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, May 7, 7 p.m., at the Senior Center. The program will be a workshop on macro photography.