Franklin town crier for Oct. 24, 2021

Published: 10/23/2021 1:30:12 PM
Display contest

■The Franklin Gear Makerspace has launched the 2021 Greater Franklin Halloween Display Contest. Visit for details. You have until Oct. 25 at 9 p.m. to enter. To learn more about the Makerspace, visit First prize, donated by Lakes Region Airport Shuttle, is a round trip for two to Boston for a night on the town or to catch a flight out of Logan Airport. The contest ends Nov. 1 at midnight and the winner will be announced Nov. 2 at 8 a.m.

■The Planning Board meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. Visit to check out the agenda. Call 934-2341 with questions.

■TRIP Center Halloween Party on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Musical entertainment, lunch, raffle, and special Bingo, plus win a Best Costume prize. Sign up at the TRIP Senior Center and bring a friend. For questions call 934-4151.

■Medicare Open Enrollment Period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec 7. Medicare Drug and Health plans can change premiums, deductibles and what they cover every year. Last year ServiceLink offices saved NH Medicare recipients almost $3 million dollars. Call the resource center to schedule an appointment at (866) 634-9412, or visit

■The VNA will hold a blood pressure clinic at the TRIP Center Oct. 26th from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Call 934-3454 for more information.

■At the City Council Meeting on Nov. 1 at 6 p.m., there will be a public hearing to amend the Franklin Municipal Code relative to fireworks, violations, and penalties. Also, remote access, listening only. Visit for the link to Zoom.

■Mark your calendar ahead for an informative presentation of the Franklin Historical Society which meets Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Presenter Andrew Cushing, Director of the NH Bureau of Historic Sites will present, “How the Historic Sites of NH become part of the State Park System.” There will be a special section devoted to the history of the Daniel Webster Birthplace, with information taken from the Society’s archives.

■Tickets available for “Matilda”, the all-schools musical at the Franklin Opera House from Nov. 4 through 7. Visit to reserve your seats or call 934-1901 with questions.

■Meals to Go are distributed at the TRIP Center on Mondays as well as home delivery with Meals on Wheels. Call Nancy at 934-4151 for information.

■The CAP Weatherization Program offers a scientific audit of your home to see if you qualify for fuel assistance and meet income guidelines for weatherization. Call 225-3295 for more information.

■The Franklin Rotary Club has a new meeting venue, The Episcopal Mission at 237 Central Street. They meet every Wednesday at noon, so mark your calendar ahead. Contact for more information. Visit for speaker info.

■Give the gift of life at Tanger Outlet Center, Suite 202 on Oct. 27 from 1 to 6 p.m. The need is particularly great now. Please visit to book your appointment. Other dates for giving will also be noted if you cannot do the 27th.

■Register now at Parks & Rec for the Before and After School Program, the Kindness Club for ages seven to 10, and much more. The Junior Youth Group, (ages 11 to 13) meets Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rec Center. Contact Karen at (603) 770-1851 for more information.




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