The Granby Civic Club will meet at Lost Acres Orchard on June 21 at 12 p.m. It has been the Club’s tradition to hold the final meeting of the year at the Orchard—partaking of a fabulous farm-to-table luncheon, discussing current events of the town and planning future club activities. The ladies enjoy a great time of food, fun and fellowship as they eat under the apple trees or on the Farm Store porch.
Mary’s Kitty Korner, Granby’s no-kill cat shelter, is looking for volunteers to help care for its kitties until they find their “fur-ever” homes. If you love cats and have some time to spare please call 860-379-4141 or visit maryskittykorner.org.
The Granby Chamber of Commerce and the Bradley Regional Chamber Commerce have set the annual Joseph B. Nilsen Golf Tournament for June 4. The event will be held at Simsbury Farms Golf Course with tee off at 11 a.m.
Registration is open to the public and includes 18 holes of golf, a deluxe dinner buffet, social hour, contests and prizes, and a raffle.
Pilgrim Covenant Church will hold its Vacation Bible School June 25-28 from 6-8 p.m. for children entering kindergarten through entering 5th grade. Visit Pilgrimcovenantchurch.org/vacation-bible-school.html to sign up.
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.
The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, June 4, at the Senior Center at 7 p.m. There will be a scavenger hunt first and then photo-taking around the town center. There should be time for ice cream at Grassroots Creamery before returning to the Senior Center by 8:30 to share our best shots.
On Wednesday, June 6, the Granby Women’s Breakfast Group will hear local wildlife conservationist, Jason Hawley, talk on Connecticut Canids: Wolves in Connecticut. Breakfast will start at 8:30 a.m. with the program at 9 a.m. The group meets at the Granby Senior Center.
The Granby Performing Arts at Granby Memorial Middle School presents Just Like Us, a play about accepting differences and seeing the best in everyone. There’s a land of Blues and Greens and they are having a hard time getting along until a stranger from the land of Purple arrives and helps them accept their neighbors for who they are.