Simsbury Bank is pleased to announce that it is a $1,000 Swarm Sponsor of the Granby Education Foundation’s 15th annual Gran-Bee event. The Gran-Bee is the foundation’s annual fund raising trivia contest that will be held this year on Friday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Granby Memorial High School auditorium.
The American Legion will hold its famous pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 14, from 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Post Hall, 244 North Granby Road. The date coincides with the opening of fishing season.
The bee hive is humming with activity as spring is finally here and the Granby Education Foundation is planning its 15th annual Gran-Bee trivia contest. A buzz of activity can be heard from GEF’s question committee as they hunt down topics both fantastic and germane to craft questions for Gran-Bee teams. Three-person teams will be challenged with these questions by returning emcee, First Selectman Scott Kuhnly on Friday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Granby Memorial High School auditorium.
The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, April 2 at the Granby Senior Center at 7 p.m. Jay Harder will present a program on Macro Photography. The scavenger hunt words are Favorite, Graffiti, and Water. To learn more about the club go to: GranbyCameraClub.com.
In the East Granby countryside, across from the Copper Hill Golf Course, around the corner from a residential area, stands a white building nearly 200 years old, with a big bell beside it. This building is the home of the Copper Hill United Methodist Church.
Celebrate the arrival of spring with two weeks of school vacation week programming at the New England Air Museum! Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities
Valley Pre-School’s annual Spring Tag Sale will be held Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Early birds can begin shopping at 8:30 a.m. for a $10 donation to the school. The sale will held at First Congregational Church/Valley Pre-School, 219 North Granby Road, inside Cook Hall.
The Salmon Brook Historical Society’s annual Spring Flea Market will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be 40 to 50 vendors showing and selling their wares. Admission and parking is free to the public.
The Granby Horse Council will again sponsor the annual Blessing of the Mounts at the West Granby Methodist Church. The Blessing will take place behind the church at 87 Simsbury Road West Granby, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28.