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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! 

This Week’s Special Offer - Venus Jewelers Special Offer for Mother's Day

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Thursday, May 7

The Franklin Institute 

Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts invites stargazers of all ages to take a step outside and join him live on Facebook for a tour of the night sky from home! TAP here for details. 

Virtual Town Hall Meeting - Featuring Mayor Kramer

In our continued efforts to keep everyone updated on accurate and up-to-date COVID-19 information and resources, the Mayor will be broadcasting another online discussion with Township officials, guests, and local press representatives. TAP here for more details. 

Virtual Happy Hour with Venus Jewelers

By popular demand, Peter, Dora, and the gang are coming straight to your living room with another Zoom happy hour. Join us for laughs, trivia, and a sneak peek of the new Peter Sampson Collection sketches. TAP here for more details. 

Mother’s Day Gifts Sure to Please

Each year we set aside one day to honor mothers.  And each year we struggle to find the perfect gift to show them we care. TAP here for details. 

Franklin Township Buy Local: UFO Salon and Spa Special offer

UFO Salon and Spa is offering an Online Gift Card Promotion, for every $100 you purchase online you will receive a $20 credit on your UFO account! TAP here for more details. 

Friday, May 8

Franklin Township Parks & Recreation - New Updates to Virtual Recreation Page!

We are regularly gathering websites and resources to make your time at home a little more fun! Please check the website and social media every week for new ideas on how to stay engaged and connected while practicing social distancing. TAP here for details. www.franklintwpnj.org/rec 

Help Us Pick A Winner For Kids Jewelry Design Contest

Help a local family win a really cool custom piece of jewelry for their mom. Please take a moment to vote by clicking "like" or "love" on your favorite drawing. These kids worked hard to design a piece of jewelry with their mother in mind. TAP here for more details. 

Saturday, May 9

Franklin Food Bank Multilingual Music Concert on Facebook Live

The Township of Franklin and the Franklin Township Food Bank will offer a virtual Indian music concert to raise funds that will benefit the Food Bank. TAP here for more details. 

Somerset County Tourism - On the Couch Scavenger Hunt

Yes…a lot of establishments are currently closed. But that doesn’t mean you can’t explore them. We’re giving you a way to get to know Somerset County from the comfort of your own home. TAP here for more details.

Sunday, May 10

Duke Farms - Distance Learning 

Welcome to the Duke Farms Distance Learning Portal! Here you can find activities, lesson plans, and other resources created to inspire and educate digital visitors of all ages. We are updating this portal with new content daily. TAP here for details. 

Downtown Somerville

Businesses and restaurants are here to help you get through this period of social distancing, providing new ways to experience SOMERVILLE AT HOME: from delivery and curbside pickup, to online shopping and virtual classes, we are here to keep you up-to-date with the latest offers from Downtown Somerville's businesses at this time. TAP here for more details. 

Visit Somerset County. Where You Are: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

We know…Mother’s Day is going to be different this year. Your special traditions may still continue…they will just be a little different. If you’re struggling to find something for mom this year, we’ve got you covered with our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. TAP here for gift ideas. 

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