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

Monday, June 26

Franklin Township Public Library 

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5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Community Room A+B)

Beginner Yoga - Shanti Manifase will guide participants through an introductory ADULT yoga session.

From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Media Room)

Adult Chess - This drop-in adult chess group is open to beginner through advanced level players, and registration is not required.

Tuesday, June 27

Township of Franklin

Council work session and regular meeting in Council Chambers at 7 p.m. Link to meeting agenda found below:

Wednesday, June 28

Franklin Township Public Library 

From 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Child Program Room 

Let's go to the beach!

Kids ages 4 - 8+ are invited to bring their families for a literary trip down the shore with stories about summer beach fun followed by a sand art craft. Space is limited. Children younger than 11 years must be with a parent or adult caregiver at all times in the library.

Somerset County 

Franklin Township: 3 month South Middlebush Road Closure

On or about June 28, South Middlebush Road (CR 615) will be closed between Skillmans Lane and Jacques Lane while Somerset County conducts a necessary bridge replacement project, according to a Nixle alert. 

Franklin Township: Free 'Tick Talk' Community Forum

At 7 p.m. the public is invited to a forum on how to stay safe from ticks during the summer months at the Franklin Township Municipal Building. 

Thursday, June 29

Township of Franklin 

The Franklin Township Council is accepting community input regarding the proposed development of Catalpa Park. Click headline below for details. 

Franklin Township: Public Hearing on Catalpa Park

Friday, June 30

Township of Franklin 

Township residents interested in donating blood can do so this Friday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Council Chambers, at 475 DeMott Lane. 

Franklin Township: Summer Blood Drive

The New Jersey Water Supply Authority

Last day to submit comments on dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal.

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