Granby Camera Club

The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Granby Senior Center. The program for the evening will be on the Use of Light by Photographers and Artists. To celebrate the club’s 20th anniversary, The GCC is excited to present a Photographic Exhibit at Lost Acres Vineyard starting April 25 through May 19. The artist’s reception will be held on Friday, May 2 from 5:30-8 p.m. Go to: for more information. […]

Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser 

A dinner dance to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is planned for Friday, May 2, from 6 – 11 p.m. at the Camp Hall on scenic Lake Manitook. The event is graciously supported by the Parrot Head Club of Connecticut and will feature a delicious dinner buffet by Katering by Karen and music by Jamie and the Junk Band and a cash bar. Advanced ticket sales only. For tickets and reservations, please contact Tim and Deb Lenihan at or call 860-844-8759. […]

Hampstead Hill Open House

Hampstead Hill Club, located on Rte. 20 in West Granby, will host an open house on Saturday, May 17 from 12 to 3 p.m. for prospective members. This beloved Granby institution offers swimming in a spring-fed pond, a sandy beach and an historic clubhouse. It is a great place for families to relax and enjoy summer days swimming, and socializing. Grills are available for member use. Hampstead Hill sponsors many social events during the season including the opening day party, family beach party, Ok […]

Women’s Breakfast

The Granby Women’s Breakfast Group will meet on Wednesday, May 7 at the Granby Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. Entertainment by barbershop harmony group The Four Tune Seekers with Granby’s own Don Dickey. Cost $3 person. Call Corinne Dickerson at 860-653-9891 to make a reservation. […]

FVVNA Events

Blood Pressure Screenings The Farmington Valley VNA’s free blood pressure screenings are available without appointment on: Tuesday, May 6, 9–10:30 a.m. at the Farmington Valley YMCA and 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at East Hartland Town Hall; Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Granby Senior Center; Monday, May 19, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at First Church Parish House, East Hartland; Thursday, May 22, 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. at Granby Senior Cente […]

Chorale to present at GMHS

Chorale to present Brahms’ A German Requiem at GMHS By Molly Mead The Farmington Valley Chorale, with Ellen G. Voth, artistic director, will present Brahms’ A German Requiem on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Granby Memorial High School with professional orchestra and soloists soprano Rochelle Bard and baritone Sumner Thompson. Two years in the planning, the concert will feature more than 100 singers, including nine from the Granby area and an orchestra of more than 50 instrume […]

Local Photographer in National Geographic

Gary Melnysyn’s photo of a snowy owl was chosen to be included in a new National Geographic book, Sublime Nature: Photographs that Awe and Inspire. Compiled by conservationist and photojournalist Cristina Mittermeier, the book is available on Amazon.comGary Melnysyn’s favorite photos can be found on the Granby Camera Club website. […]

McLovins featuring Granby’s own

The McLovins (featuring Granby’s own Jake Huffman) have taken their band to the next level, releasing their 4th studio album (Beautiful Lights) with producer Anthony Krizan of the Spin Doctors and embarking on a national tour.  In January, the band toured the southeast for a month, going as far as Miami, FL. They will begin an even more rigorous tour in Colorado in June and July, so their local Connecticut fan base will not be able to see them live until their appearance at the Gathe […]

MeadowBrook of Granby Events

The English Lady presents gardening lecture Renowned landscape designer Maureen Haseley-Jones, also known as The English Lady, will present a lecture entitled Garden Earth at MeadowBrook of Granby, on May 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Haseley-Jones will talk about reconnecting people’s hearts and hands with the nourishing energy of Mother Nature’s life-giving gardens. In her naturally humorous and upbeat manner, The English Lady will teach how to oxygenate our environment and feed our s […]

Nancy Reardon Receives Award

Candace Adams, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties and Nancy Reardon of the Granby Office. Photo by Tim Becker Nancy Reardon of BHHS New England Properties of Granby ranks #1 in houses sold Sandy Fine, Office Leader of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties’ Granby and Simsbury offices, announced that sales executive Nancy Reardon has ranked number one in the company for number of houses sold in 2013. The distinction earned […]