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If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township - from your home! 

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Friday, May 22

Township of Franklin - Virtual Recreation 

Welcome to the Virtual Recreation Page brought to you by Franklin Township Parks & Recreation! Here we will provide you with different resources to help you engage in healthy, safe and fun recreation activities. Our listing here in no way endorses these vendors. TAP here for details. 

Township of Franklin - Tennis Courts Open for Use

In light of the Governor’s decision to loosen certain restrictions that were outlined in Executive Order #108 regarding the usage of parks, the Franklin Township Office of Emergency Management announces amendments to the usage of certain Township Recreational Facilities. TAP here for more details. 

Beachfront Report 

Belmar officials are taking an all eyes on deck approach to maintain social distancing and keep beaches from overcrowding when the season opens this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. TAP here for details. 

Brunswick Square Mall Opens for Curbside Service

Are you ready to get your retail shopping on? Keeping in mind the ongoing need for social distancing, yet also considering the predicament of local businesses located inside the mall, Brunswick Square is launching curbside pickup service for retailers and restaurants. TAP here for details. 

Saturday, May 23

NJ Bars Still Closed, but Now You Can Get That Cocktail to Go

Bars and restaurants with liquor licenses in the Garden State have been able to sell alcohol in its original containers during the COVID-19 crisis. Now, thanks to legislation signed by Gov. Phil Murphy before the weekend, they can sell mixed drinks for pick up and delivery, too.

5th Annual Field of Honor at the Jacobus Vanderveer House

Beginning on Memorial Day the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House will proudly host our 5th annual Field of Honor®. Flags will be on display from May 23, 2020 - July 11, 2020. TAP here for details. 

Sunday, May 24

Murphy Gives OK For Auto Dealers, Bike Shops To Re-Open

Governor Phil Murphy continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions imposed on New Jersey businesses, announcing at Tuesday's press briefing that auto dealerships, motorcycle and bicycle shops can re-open their showrooms and shops for on-site sales activities beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday. TAP here for details. 

Monday, May 25 


Township of Franklin - Memorial Day Virtual Presentation

Franklin Township will host a virtual Memorial Day program in lieu of the traditional Memorial Day Parade. TAP here for details. 

Click the headlines below to see what some other TAP towns will observe Memorial Day:

Westfield Finds Virtual Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day with Art, Music

Helmetta To Hold Dedicated Dog Drive-Thru Event On Memorial Day

Memorial Day Events: Fanwood Honors Its Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day Weekend: Cruising for a Cause

EB Memorial Day Observance On Virtual Video

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

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