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2016-2017

Programs begin at about 7:30PM following the 7PM business meeting and take place at the

East Granby Senior/Community Center

20 Center Street

East Granby, CT 06026

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Presented by Matt Duman

"The Gargoyles & Grotesques of Yale University"

Explore the artistic, historic, architectural and often humorous significance of these decorative sculptures lurking around Yale University’s Gothic buildings.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Presented by Patti Philippon

"Timeâ’s a-Ticking"

Join the Director of the American Clock & Watch Museum for a fascinating trip back in time to learn about clock-making in Connecticut, once the clock capital of the United States.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Presented by Brett Loman

"Play Ball!"

East Granby resident and collector of vintage baseball equipment will bring items from his extensive collection, discuss the history of the game and the importance of CT and New England equipment manufacturers.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Presented by Robert J. Belletzkie

"Rails, Trails & Ruins: The Iron Horse in the Granby's 1850-2016"

Central New England Railway’s Springfield Branch brought East Granby’s first direct rail service in 1901. Learn about the depot locations, the infamous Battle of Montaque Farm and the hidden ruins that still exist.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Presented by Barry Moran

"Itâ’s Magic!"

A fun, family-oriented show featuring good old-fashioned illusions by a professional conjuror.