Fun with Painted Faces is the topic for the next women’s breakfast on March 1. Breakfast is $3. Call Corinne Dickerson at 860-653-9891 to reserve your spot.
Bike For The Battle
Help cancer survivors fight the fight by joining the Bike for the Battle at the Farmington Valley YMCA on Saturday, March 25, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Visit the Y’s Member Services at 97 Salmon Brook Street for participation information or call 860-653-5524 to register. Are you ready to do battle and help?
FV-VNA Screenings and Clinic
The Farmington Valley VNA’s free blood pressure screenings are available without appointment Tuesday, March 7, 9–10:30 a.m., at the YMCA in Granby; Monday, March 6, 11 a.m.–12 p.m., at East Granby Senior Center; Tuesday, March 21, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., at East Hartland Parish House, and 1–2 p.m. at East Hartland Town Hall; Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., at Granby Senior Center.
Granby Camera Club
The Granby Camera Club will meet on Monday, March 6, at the Granby Senior Center at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening will be Barbara Krysak who will share her photo journalism from her trips to Cuba. The scavenger hunt words for this month are patterns, street photography and favorite. To learn more about the club go to: www.GranbyCameraClub.com
Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group
Coping with a loved one’s dementia or Alzheimer’s is a process of small steps. Join this support group and take the first step, Tuesday, March 7, 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at Meadowbrook of Granby, 350 Salmon Brook St. Facilitated by Nicole Matson, MeadowBrook of Granby’s director of therapeutic recreation and a dementia specialist, the group will continue meeting the first Tuesday of each month. For more information contact or to RSVP: call Nicole at 860-653-9888 ext. 338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Granby Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at the Granby Senior Center, 15 North Granby Road, at 1 p.m., on the second and fourth Monday of each month. For more information, please contact Meaghan at 860-428-2463.
After several months winter break, the Granby Civic Club will meet on Thursday, March 16, at 1 p.m. at the Granby Senior Center. Come and hear about Sweet Pea Cheese, a family-owned operation, part of the House of Hayes farm, a seventh generation dairy farm located in North Granby. Many changes of taken place especially in recent years by the family members currently operating the farm. All women of Granby and surrounding communities are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Ginny Wutka for additional information. email@example.com.
Granby 4-H will hold its annual pancake breakfast Saturday, March 25, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook St. Plain, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, ham, sausage, fruit, and juice will be served. The profits support educational programs and community service projects for Granby 4-H. Prices are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children 3-12, and under 3 is free. Please contact Leah at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Cat Lovers Needed
Mary’s Kitty Korner, a no-kill cat shelter in Granby, is looking for volunteers to help care for its kitties until they find their “fur-ever” homes. If you love cats and can spare some time on weekdays, weeknights or weekends, the staff would love to hear from you. Call 860-379-4141 or visit www.maryskittykorner.org to find out more.
Be one of over 40 vendors! Individuals and businesses are invited to participate in this one-day market at 31 Wells Road, Granby, on Saturday, April 1. Extensive advertising and a large variety of merchandise and services, including pony rides will attract many customers. Bring your products, collections, art, crafts, antiques, books, CDs, toys, tack, tools, etc. Snacks and beverages will be available. A 10x10-foot space is only $20 ($25 after March 25) and a 20x15-foot space is $30 ($35 after March 25). This is a fundraiser for the Granby Horse Council. For more information, contact Joan Davis at email@example.com or 860-653-6805
Concert for Kym
A concert to benefit the ALS Association of Connecticut in memory of Kymberly Heller Cotton will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, at Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front St., Hartford. Tickets are available on eventbrite.com
Fox61’s Chief Meteorologist Joe Furey will introduce special guest and Granby native Tammy Tanner with two fantastic classic rock bands who will perform favorite hits from the 60s through the 90s in memory of Kymberly. “Optic Nerve” featuring Dan Jeannotte on guitar, Ron Webster on bass and John Heller on drums will get the party started with headline band “That 70’s Band” featuring Henry Bocanegra on vocals, Bob Gaspar on percussion, Fred Krug on guitar, Tony Susi on keyboard and guitar, Tim Wilken on bass and Travis Lamothe on drums capping off the evening. Come enjoy a fantastic evening of classic rock and help to eradicate this terrible disease. All net proceeds go directly to the ALS Association of Connecticut.
Special VIP Mezzanine tickets include an hors d’oeuvres reception with Joe Furey an hour before showtime, and dine and watch the show from the mezzanine. Cash bar available for both orchestra and mezzanine seating.