SOMERSET, NJ - Here's a look at some municipal, business and recreational events going on this week in the Township of Franklin.

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Monday, Feb. 24

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Franklin Township Stormwater Basin Retrofits

The Delaware and Raritan Canal (Canal) transfers water from the Delaware River Basin to the Raritan River Basin, where the raw water is treated to become drinking water for approximately 600,000 customers living in and near the Raritan Basin. TAP here for details.

Yoga for Health and Wellness

Yoga practice and breathing techniques are very effective tools to help calm the nervous system which in turn can significantly reduce and/or eliminate stress & anxiety in the body and mind. TAP here for more details. 

Black History Jeopardy - Black Mothers Network

Come test your knowledge of Black History and show your skills to help your team rack up points! Prizes will be awarded to winners. TAP here for more details. 

Local Business Pet Donation Drive

Kipnis Law Offices is helping by collecting donations for Second Chance for Animals. The law office is raising attention, motivating, and encouraging people all over to help donate essential items that allow animal rescuers to care for pets while they’re waiting to get adopted. TAP here for more details. 

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Township Council Work Session/Regular Meeting

The Township Council work session/regular meeting will at the Municipal Complex at 475 Demott Lane in the Council Chambers at 7 p.m. Please TAP here to see the agenda. 

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Black History In The Making (An Evening of Poetry & Art) - Black Mothers Network

Come witness Black History in the making! Enjoy an evening of original poetry and artwork specifically created for Black History Month 2020 by Black students and adults who reside, work, or attend schools in Franklin Township. TAP here for more details. 

Thursday, Feb. 27

Franklin Township Public Schools 

Board of Education Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset.  Executive Session 7:00pm; Public session 7:30pm.  Public Notice

Friday, Feb. 28

Franklin Township Community Blood Drive

Have a Heart - Give Blood during American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women? TAP here for details. 

Cooking and Eating Fish for Heart Health

Join Aliz Holzmann, ShopRite of Somerset's Registered Dietitian, to learn more about heart health and fish!  Aliz will highlight the best fish for health, safety, and sustainability. TAP here for details. 

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