The 2018 Granby Road Race, presented by Murphy, Laudati, Kiel and Rattigan, LLC Attorneys at Law, celebrates its 47th year on Saturday, May 5, at 8:30 a.m. at Granby Memorial Middle School. Eight years ago, the Granby Road Race merged with the Farmington Valley YMCA as the organization’s premier fundraising event in memory of David Schupp, Jr.
The Granby Road Race offers both 5K and 10K races that are run on a combination of road and trails.
Granby Land Trust volunteers have been hard at work readying the GLT’s new Seth and Lucy Holcombe Preserve for its official opening to the public on Connecticut Trails Day (June 3). The 154-acre property was bequeathed to the GLT by Seth and Lucy Holcombe, two loyal and generous friends of the Land Trust who shared a love of nature, a passion for outdoor recreation and a commitment to land preservation.
Girl Scout Troop 66007 of Granby has earned the Bronze Award, the highest award that Girl Scout Juniors (grades 4-5) can earn. To earn the award, the troop split into two groups and worked on different projects.
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 3 – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 12 – 5 p.m.
Find us online
Town of Granby (www.granby-ct.gov); also use the links to join us on Facebook and Pinterest. Pre-registration is required for many programs. Call 860-844-5275 (GPL Main Desk); 860-844-5284 (GPL Children); 860-653-8958 (Cossitt); or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Both libraries will be closed on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 for Easter weekend.
About 25 people turned out at the Emery Farm Sugar House on March 18 for a hands-on demonstration of how maple syrup is made. Granby Land Trust Board Member Dave Emery taught his visitors, many of whom were fewer than three feet tall, about the process of sugaring, from sap collection, to boiling, to the filtering and bottling of the finished product. Everyone was invited to taste some Emery Farm maple syrup—served, deliciously, over snow!
Join us for a Land Trust tradition, our Spring Bird Walks led by Land Trust members and expert birders John Weeks and Christine Chinni. These walks, on the mornings of May 12 and 13, will take place on Jamie Gamble’s beautiful North Granby property located at 253 Loomis Street (almost to the Massachusetts line.