Gran-Bee Creates Buzz, Raises Funds

Wells Road School’s Jim Whitten emceed the well-attended Gran-Bee trivia competition on April 19 at Granby Memorial High School. The event raised money for the Granby Education Foundation’s community grants program.

High praise for GRR series on race, religion and politics

The participants at the first workshop for Granby Racial Reconciliation’s free four-part series on “Race, Religion, and Politics” gave the highest accolades for presenter and facilitator Dr. Matthew Hughey, PhD, ALM, MEd.

Historical society has planned something for everyone

The Salmon Brook Historical Society is located at 208 Salmon Brook Street, Route 10/202 in Granby. The research library in the Preservation Barn is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon or by appointment by calling 860-653-9713. The research fee is $25 per hour.

Jazz in the Park scheduled for Friday, May 31

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket and enjoy smooth tunes from the Wells Road Intermediate School, Granby Memo-rial Middle School and Granby Memorial High School jazz bands. This free event starts at 5 p.m. at the bandshell in Salmon Brook Park. Presented by the Granby Public Schools music department.

Granby Grange hosting fair on Open Farm Day

The Granby Grange is holding an Agricultural Fair on Saturday, Sept. 14 that will coincide with Granby Open Farm Day. The Grange invites home producers to enter products from their gardens, kitchens, cameras and craft rooms for judging and to show off your skills to residents and out of town visitors alike.

Breakfast and a trail hike talk

Jo Ann Smith was the May 1 guest speaker for the Granby Women’s Breakfast. Smith entertained more than 70 people with her talk about thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail.