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Father's Day is just around the corner! In true Somerset County tradition, we've compiled our list of top activities to do and gifts to buy! Support local this holiday while you celebrate those you love. TAP here for more details. 

Thursday, June 11

Virtual Open House Thursday - Cedar Hill Preparatory School

We cordially invite all parents of Preschool-Grade 8 students to sign up and attend our Virtual Open Houses. TAP here for more details. 

Mayor Kramer's Virtual Town Hall Meeting

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 details.

Limited Number of Tickets Available for Patriots Drive-In Fireworks Show

The Somerset Patriots will host a drive-In fireworks display at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, June 19th to celebrate Dads 'n' Grads. TAP here for more details. 

Township News

Franklin Recreation's #Throwback Thursday series continues with a look back at the re-dedication of Consovoy Park. TAP here for details. 

Friday, June 12

New Jersey Date Night: Come to My Window (For Ice Cream)

As we near three months of pandemic containment, we can see that the world is slowly opening back up. 

While we still don’t know when we’ll have indoor seating, New Jersey couples and singles can approach restaurant’s open windows and walk away with a tasty treat. Of course, most New Jersians with a sweet tooth know exactly what this means: ice cream! TAP here to learn more.  

Hall-Mills Murders Walking Tours

Guided tour along the streets of New Brunswick where two passionate lovers lived, worshiped and were watched. TAP here for more details. 

The King of Staten Island 

A semi-autobiographical comedy-drama about Pete Davidson growing up in Staten Island, including losing his father during 9/11 and entering the world of stand up comedy. TAP here for details. 

Saturday, June 13

Franklin Township Public Library 

Since so many people’s usual summer plans have been canceled, the library is holding a Virtual Teen Volunteer program this year that is separate from our usual TAG and other in person teen volunteer positions. TAP here for more details. 

Park Commission Details the Benefits of Planting Trees

Planting and maintaining trees provides an excellent way to show you care about the environment. Trees help connect us to the land, provide cooling shade, and help to restore air quality. TAP here for more details. 

Stress Factory - FREE COMEDY SHOW

Not much in life is free these days...this is!!

Join us this Saturday,June 13 at 8pm for a free comedy show with comedian Julia Scotti from America's Got Talent, featuring Alyssa Goggi, music by Joe Coonan and Vinnie & Vicki! Watch live on Facebook 7:55 pm Live feed 8 pm Showtime!

Sunday, June 14

New Brunswick Restaurant Owners Eager to Serve Up Sense of Normalcy

City restaurants are preparing to welcome back customers after three months of pandemic-imposed takeout and delivery service. TAP here for details. 

Calmness in Turbulence: Live Online Event

As we all go through this incredibly difficult time and look for wisdom and guidance, “Calmness in Turbulence” comes as a wonderful learning opportunity based on time-tested wisdom.  Discover how you can attain calmness, clarity and purpose in today’s challenging environment. TAP here for details. 

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