FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Have you decided to stay away from the weekend’s anticipated traffic jams, and need something to do close to home? Don’t worry, because TAPinto Franklin Township has got you covered! 

Want to see some fireworks, or pick up some fresh produce? What about showing off your photography skills?

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, June 30

Township of Franklin

New Jersey Blood Services’ parent company recently declared a blood emergency, and township residents interested in donating blood can do so this Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Council Chambers, at 475 DeMott Lane.  

Saturday, July 1

Township of Franklin 

Franklin Township is sponsoring a Community Farmers Market, to be held on Saturdays, 10 AM - 3 PM, on the field at the corner of DeMott Lane and Amwell Rd, near the municipal complex. 

Click here for details. 

Villagers Theatre

Our 3rd Annual Senior Performing Arts Festival celebrates the talents of our senior performers aged 55 and over. Saturday, July 1 at 2 PM & 7 PM Sunday,   July 2 at 2 PM, reserved seating $20 Adult and $15 Senior/Student. 

Click here for details. 

Sunday, July 2

Township of Franklin 

Monday is the last day to participate in the township’s “Take a Photo from a Trail Contest” so why not pick a trail right here in town and flick some pics. 

Monday, July 3

Township of Franklin 

Franklin's Independence Day Celebration will be held July 3 at the Franklin Township Municipal Complex starting at 6 p.m., and Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.

Click here for details. 

More things to do close to home…

Weekend Events to Entertain the Family

4th of July Celebration Returning to North Branch Park

South Brunswick Fireworks Celebration For Fourth of July Friday Night

Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County: 

Weekend Top 10: 6.30-7.4

1. Community Picnic & Field of Honor, River Road Park – Bedminster

2. Most Spectacular July 4th Celebration, North Branch Park

3. Washington Campground Association 4th of July Celebration, Camp Middlebrook

4. Vineyard to Glass:  A Local Winery & Fromagerie Experience, The Bernards Inn

5. Franklin Independence Day Celebration, Franklin Township Municipal Complex

6. Hillsborough Independence Day Celebration, Austen Rd. Intermediate School

7. Independence Day Celebration, Montgomery High School

8. Senior Preforming Arts Festival, Villagers Theatre

9. Growler Fills, Flounder Brewing Co.

10. Evening Birding, Duke Farms

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