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

Monday, July 31

Franklin Township Board of Education 

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Citizens interested in running for local school board office must file nominating petitions with their county clerk by 4 p.m., Monday, July 31 for their names to appear on the November 7 General Election ballot. Click here for more details. 

TAPinto Franklin Township will have the full list of candidates later this week!

Franklin Township Public Library 

The children's librarians will present a half-hour show that features puppets singing, dancing, telling jokes, and acting out a short play.

Child program room from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Click here for details. 

United States Department of Agriculture

Summer meals for kids and teens. Call 1-866-348-6479 to find the site near you. Click here for details. 

Tuesday, August 1 

National Night Out

National Night Out, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watches, is held annually on the first Tuesday in August and is intended to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Many towns near Franklin Township will be participating, such as Piscataway and Somerville to name a few. 

Don’t forget to check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s event section for things to do in and around town.

Franklin Township Public Library 

Family dance party in community room A & B from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Recommended for Ages 0 - 8 years with their families: 

Parents and kids can come and dance, dance, dance! Lots of learning skills will happen during this half-hour freestyle dance program that will have arms waving, toes tapping, and feet stepping to the beat! Registration is required click here for details. 

Wednesday, August 2

Township of Franklin 

The planning board will have its work session meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building. Click here for this week’s agenda. 

Thursday, August 3

Franklin Township Public Library 

Reactivation Series Open Mic, community room A & B, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

An open mic for opening minds in these turbulent times; we accept all talent of all ages, but we keep it clean! Hosted by Black Moses and featuring artwork by talented artists in the Tri-State area with music provided by Jargon. Join the Somerset Renaissance, bring your favorite instrument, voice, lyrics, words, laughs, or just stop in and enjoy the show! Artist registration is required, sign up today!

Click here for details. 

Township of Franklin 

The board of adjustment meeting will be held at the municipal building at 7:30 p.m. Last month two meetings were cancelled. 

If you know of any events in town please contact the editor at mlyons@tapinto.net.

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