Granby Youth Lacrosse holds successful jamboree

This year, 13 turned out to be a lucky number for Granby Youth Lacrosse when it held its annual Bantam Lacrosse Jamboree for the 13th straight year on Sunday, April 22, under sunny skies in Salmon Brook Park. Granby hosted teams of third and fourth grade boys and girls from Avon, Burlington, Canton, Cheshire, Ellington, Farmington, Middletown, South Windsor, Suffield, Vernon and West Springfield.

Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at for program registration. Telephone: 860-653-8947 

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Live streaming on opening day

Each of the past few years my friend Ken has asked me if I want to go fishing on opening day of trout season. I always say “yes” when I secretly mean “not really.”

Don’t get me wrong, I love fishing with Ken.

Summer adventures for teenagers

This summer has the potential to be so much more than being indoors behind a phone screen. As easily as stepping outside, teens can transform their limited days of freedom before the start of school, into one prolonged adventure.

Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at for program registration. Telephone: 860-653-8947

Website: Accepting MasterCard/Visa/Discover for payments.

Earth Day celebrated with a hike

Nearly 50 people turned out to celebrate Earth Day with the Granby Land Trust, as GLT Board Members Jen Plourde and Eric Lukingbeal conducted a hike on the trails of the GLT’s new, 150-acre Seth and Lucy Holcombe Preserve on Silver Street in North Granby. Hikers will have another opportunity to take a family-friendly, guided hike of the property on Connecticut Trails Day, June 3, at 1 p.m. Visit for details.

Wilson’s warblers sighted at GLT bird walk

Despite the cloudy skies and chilly temperatures, the Granby Land Trust had a good turnout (in terms of both humans and birds) for its bird walk on May 13. Walk leader John Weeks reports: “Things got off to a nice start, with a pair of Redstarts engaged in a colorful dogfight right before our eyes, to everyone’s amusement.