"The newly renovated second floor of the Franklin Senior Center is under wraps for the time being, with yellow tape barring visitors from using the elevator or walking up the stairs.
This secrecy will come to an end Sunday, with a grand opening celebration set to introduce seniors (and others who may be interested) to the new space in the building.
The town first approved the $1 million in 2015, as a response to increased demand for the center's services. The center had been built eight years ago with an unfinished second floor, to allow room for future expansion.
Senior Center Director Karen Alves said the current secrecy is intended to preserve the space's "wow" factor when it is unveiled this weekend. The finished second floor adds more space allowing for more programs."
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Photos from the Senior Center open house held on Nov 11, 2007:
Photos from the open house can also be found deep in the archives of Nov 2007 beginning with this post: http://www.franklinmatters.org/2007/11/senior-center-entrance-area.html