GRANBY DRUMMER OCTOBER 2017

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Salmon Brook Historical Society, Antique Gas Engine / Tractor Exhibit

The SBHS will have its annual Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Exhibit. Located on the campus at 208 Salmon Brook Street, the exhibit will be held …

​Granby Senior Club Café

Grab-n-Go! or Sit-n-Stay! Every Friday beginning Oct. 20, the Granby Senior Club Café will offer soup and a sandwich for only $5. Lunch includes a …

​Granby UNICO to hold Festa di Ottobre fundraiser

<b>By Bob Marx</b><p>Beer and Wine tasting, an Italian dinner, live entertainment, “tea cup” raffles and a Silent Auction will highlight Granby UNICO’s annual</i> …

​Learn the artistic process from local artists

All are invited to join the Granby Land Trust and the Granby Artists Association as they host an art talk, where area artists will discuss the …

Music and Magic and Mayhem… Oh my!

Please join the Sound of New England Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, for an evening of amazing a cappella and magnificent magic at …

Veteran’s Tribute Concert

Mark your calendar for Thursday, <b>Nov. 9</b>, at 7 p.m. for a Veteran’s Tribute Concert with the Governor’s Foot Guard Band @ Valley Brook Community …

​Revaluations to be mailed mid November

<b>By Susan Altieri, CCMA, II, Assessor</b><p>State Law requires all municipalities to conduct a revaluation every five years. The State of Connecticut …

Let’s not throw out the baby with the bathwater

By Alan Addley, Ed. D., Granby Superintendent of Schools<br>Like many other Connecticut residents, my eldest son is currently planning to leave the state …

YMCA 200 meter medley relay swim team crushes state record

<b>By Shawneen Buckley</b><p>The Farmington Valley YMCA Tsunami Swim Team completed its summer season with stellar team and individual performances marked by …

Rebecca rocks the Hall of Fame

<b>By Shirley Murtha</b><p>By all accounts, the acceptance speech given by Granby’s Rebecca Lobo was one of the best ever; certainly the best of that night, …

Going for the Gold Teaching music to children

<b>By Rachel Abrahamson</b><p>Children have musical capabilities that, when nourished, can change and improve their lives. However, many preschools, daycares, …

Human of Granby

<b>Stanley Hayes</b><b><br>Co-owner with son and wife of House of Hayes farm<br>(Sweet Pea Farm)</b><b><br>Age: 59</b><b><br>Where did the name “Sweet Pea Farm” come from?</b><br>Years ago my wife …

Open Farm Day photos by Shirley Murtha & Peter Dinella

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MeadowBrook residents adopt Phoebe the bunny

With a special welcoming ceremony, MeadowBrook of Granby residents welcomed Phoebe the Bunny to their home. Phoebe has a long soft coat and loves to …

Youth Services Bureau: Fall is here!

The Youth Service Bureau is looking for local students interested in picking up extra cash helping other community members stay on top of Fall clean …

At House of Hayes, the cows are milking themselves

<b>By Shirley Murtha</b><p>If you weren’t among the many visitors to the House of Hayes dairy farm (Sweet Pea Cheese) on Open Farm Day, you owe it to yourself …

Good Company to present Putnam County Spelling Bee

<b>By Jessica Pietrosanti</b><p>Good Company Theater has started rehearsals for its hilarious fall production of <i>25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee</i>. In a …

Granby Artists annual open studio tour is Oct. 14-15

<b>By Debby Reelitz</b><p>The Granby Artists Association will hold its annual Open Studio Tour Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15, at home studios throughout …

​October Art show to support Granby Land Trust

<b>By Trish Percival</b><p>The Granby Land Trust and the Granby Artists Association are in their 12th year of showcasing inspiring art for an important …

DAR: Revolutionary for 125 Years, 1892-2017

The Ellsworth Memorial Association hosted a tea to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution and honor …