Community Announcements

The Week Ahead in Franklin Township: Jan. 8 to Jan. 11

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Every week TAPinto Franklin Township rounds up all of the events it can find going on in town to help inform its readers. If you are looking to promote your event in town click here. Looking for things to do in and around Franklin, simply click here. Also email the editor if you know of events going on in town, at FranklinTownslhip@tapinto.net. 

 

Monday, Jan. 8

Township of Franklin 

The environmental commission will meet at the municipal building starting at 7 p.m. Click here for the agenda. 

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Franklin Township Public Library 

Will host Chess Club for Kids, and instructional chess night. Our dedicated volunteer instructors will help you improve your chess game on Instructional Chess Night.  On Open Chess Nights, match wits with your friends as you practice your game. Click here for details. 

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Township of Franklin 

Township Council work session/regular meeting will be held at the Municipal Complex at 475 Demott Lane in the Council Chambers at 7 p.m.

Please click here for more details. 

Franklin Township Board of Education 

Last week’s snowstorm caused the BOE Reorganizational meeting to be rescheduled. Click here for more details. 

Franklin Woman’s Club (RESCHEDULED)

"Nurturing and Protecting the Honey Bee Population” by Adele Barree, New Jersey Beekeeper will be presented on January 23rdClick here for details. 

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Franklin Township Public Library 

Santa has let town, but Frosty is coming. Who is Frosty? He is the world's most famous snowman, and he is visiting courtesy of Unity Bank to pose for photos with the children and their families. Click here for details. 

Township of Franklin 

Swim Team movie - Free Screening! Lara Stolman's inspiring documentary features 3 diverse young men who fall on the autism spectrum. The film follows their journey as members of a swim team for children with developmental disabilities, the Jersey Hammerheads.   Watch as these young men find inclusion, independence and space to achieve their loftiest goals. Click here for details

Thursday, Jan. 11

Franklin Township Public Library 

Teen Karaoke Night! This program is for grades 6-12. Come sing your favorite songs all evening long!  All singers and songs welcome.  Choose a song from our playlists or pick you own! No registration required. Click here for details. 

 

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