New England Air Museum News

Following a successful outdoor-only opening on Memorial Day weekend, the New England Air Museum reopened all indoor and outdoor exhibit spaces in June. The museum will be open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

McLean Meals on Wheels during the pandemic

The McLean Meals on Wheels program has continued to accept new clients during the pandemic and has been increasing weekday deliveries in all the towns served. Meals on Wheels delivers a hot and cold meal daily if desired.

Women’s Breakfast

Scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, with Manchester Community College instructor David Garnes whose topic will be 1939—Hollywood’s Greatest Year. This should be an entertaining event not to be missed.

Volunteers Needed

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 on a weekday morning or evening or on a weekend morning or afternoon, the shelter would love to hear from you.

MS Support Group

The Granby Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will resume when the Granby Senior Center reopens.

The Senior Skinny

The Senior Center will remain closed as we work with experts and officials to formalize a reopening strategy that is safe for everyone. The classes scheduled at the Senior Center for the end of June will have a maximum capacity of ten attendees if we have been cleared to open.

Memorial Day 2020

The Granby Memorial Day parade and programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the American Legion placed American flags at the main cemetery and at the nine outlying cemeteries in town,
as well as at the war memorials and Legion Monument.

NEAM will open for Memorial Day weekend

The New England Air Museum reopened its five-acre outdoor grounds for Memorial Day Weekend. Visitors had an opportunity to see 10 aircraft outside, peek inside exhibit hangars through open hangar doors, and get a behind-the-scenes look into the museum’s storage hangar, a space that is rarely open to the public.

Food Drive at Farmington Woods exceeds expectations

The residents of Farmington Woods topped their goals for both food collection and donations at their Gifts of Love Food Drive on May 17. Residents donated 1,608 pounds of food (with a retail value of $3,000) and cash and gift cards that totaled more than $4,100.

Women’s Breakfast

The program committee for the Granby Women’s Breakfast thanks all the ladies who took the time early in the a.m. to attend the breakfasts and programs these past months. Your support and enthusiasm for these monthly gatherings is so appreciated.