FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend? 

Want to go to a movie matinee? Maybe you would want to see some of the most talented kids in town take the stage. Or perhaps you would like to help save a life.

Well, you can do all that and more right here in town. 

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Check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s roundup of some of the best things to do close to home.  

Friday, Jan. 26

Franklin Township Public Library - Movie Matinee-Marshall 

Young Thurgood Marshall faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall travels to conservative Connecticut when wealthy socialite Eleanor Strubing accuses black chauffeur Joseph Spell of sexual assault and attempted murder. Click here for details. 

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Vocal Music Department & The Choir Parents Association presents Winter Cabaret

Join us for an elegant evening of song and refreshments this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., at the High School Cafe'. Click here for details. 

Saturday, Jan. 27

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School (CJCP)

Come visit us, tour the school, and meet the teachers and staff at 101 Mettlers Road 10 a.m. for elementary school, and 1 p.m. for middle/hight school. CJCP is a tuition-free, K-12, public charter school.

St. Matthias School 

Do you think your child is receiving the best education available to them? Is your child in a safe, secure school environment where they are able to flourish academically, socially, and spiritually to their fullest potential? Click here for more details. 

Sunday, Jan. 28

Franklin Township Public Library 

Swingadelic featuring Jackie Jones plays the music of Johnny Mercer at Franklin Township Public Library. This concert is free and open to the public.  Registration is requested but not required. Click here for more details. 

St. Mathias Church

There is a need for blood and St. Mathias is looking to fill that need with an emergency shortage blood drive. Click here for more details. 

More things to do close to home…

Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters Annual Winter Show Set

Election Reform & Voting Rights

Raritan Learning Cooperative Open House

Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County: 

Weekend Top 10: 1.25 to 1.28

1. Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters Annual Winter Show, Ted Blum 4-H Center

2. Chousensha – The Challengers, Theatre at RVCC

3. January Jazz Supper Club Series, The Bernards Inn

4. Smartphone Photography, Duke Farms

5. Journey Back in Time: Dinosaurs, Rocks and Minerals, The Children’s Museum of Somerset County

6. The Illusionists, State Theatre New Jersey

7. SkyLights, RVCC Planetarium

8. Terrariums – A Miniature Ecosystem in Glass, North Branch Park

9. Old York Cellars Grand Opening, Bridgewater Commons

10. Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens Storytime, Barnes & Noble


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