Showing posts with label Beaver Pond. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beaver Pond. Show all posts

Friday, August 28, 2015

Franklin Family Movie Night - Woody and Buzz arrive at 7:00 - movie starts after sunset

After being rescheduled last week due to the bad weather, the good weather seems to be coming around for a good family movie night at Beaver Pond.


Via Tracie's Facebook posting:

Woody and Buzz in the original Toy Story
Woody and Buzz in the original Toy Story
Bring your whole family and enjoy watching Toy Story on the big screen in a classic Franklin setting - Beaver Pond! 
The movie itself will start at dusk, but WOODY AND BUZZ ARRIVE AT 7:00!
Kids will get an opportunity to meet and play games with both characters. 
In addition to the characters arriving early, a whole host of local small businesses will be represented at booths offering treats, fun toys, and other retail offerings! The marketplace opens at 6:30. 



 the marketplace opens at 6:30, Woody and Buzz arrive at 7:00 PM
 the marketplace opens at 6:30, Woody and Buzz arrive at 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Franklin Family Movie Night - Aug 21 - "Toy Story"

Via Tracie's Facebook posting:

Woody and Buzz in the original Toy Story
Woody and Buzz in the original Toy Story
Bring your whole family and enjoy watching Toy Story on the big screen in a classic Franklin setting - Beaver Pond! 
The movie itself will start at dusk, but WOODY AND BUZZ ARRIVE AT 7:00!
Kids will get an opportunity to meet and play games with both characters. 
In addition to the characters arriving early, a whole host of local small businesses will be represented at booths offering treats, fun toys, and other retail offerings! The marketplace opens at 6:30. 



Toy Story will be the movie shown with an appearance by Buzz and Woody
Toy Story will be the movie shown

Friday, August 7, 2015

Don't forget family movie night is Aug 21

Don't forget family movie night is happening in a couple weeks on Friday, August 21st. 
Come meet and interact with your favorite, live toy story characters and watch the Toy Story movie on the Beaver Pond field!!! 
The movie will begin at dusk, but come anytime after 6:30 to play with sporting equipment, get hair streaking, enjoy cupcakes, goodies and treats, and of course meet the characters!  
The vendor marketplace will be open at 6:30, characters arriving at 7:00, and movie starting at dusk. 
We hope to see you there!!!!!! 

Movie Night - Beaver Pond - Aug 21
Movie Night - Beaver Pond - Aug 21
You can follow the event on Facebook here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1466436143653149/


Sunday, July 26, 2015

Movie night at Beaver Pond - Aug 21

Summer time, a family night at the movie, outside at Beaver Pond. That sounds great!

Movie night at Beaver Pond - Aug 21
Movie night at Beaver Pond - Aug 21

What will be showing?

Toy Story - a Disney family 'classic'.

Toy Story
Toy Story - image from wikipedia

This event sponsored by the businesses in the Franklin Small Shop Co-Op.

Games and the Small Shop Co-Op Marketplace will open at 7:00 PM. The movie starts at dusk


Thursday, July 3, 2014

Yoga on the Beach (Chilson Beach)

One of the Franklin Recreation programs that caught my eye:
Let go of your busy week and gift yourself an hour of yoga on the beach. While surrounded by the vastness of the sky and the sound of water, let stress flow away and clear your mind. 
Learn how to regulate breathing and activate a feeling of serenity at the same time as you strengthen and tone your body through gentle yoga asana. 
All levels welcome. This class will be held at Beaver Pond. 
If you have any questions please contact the instructor, Jo Ann at lalibert1@verizon.net

Sunday mornings beginning July 6 and running through Aug 24 (no class on 7/20 or 8/17)

Chilson Beach on Earth Day 2014
Chilson Beach on Earth Day 2014


Other summer programs for the Recreation Department can be found in this program:




Registration can be done online: http://franklinma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/FranklinMA_Recreation/index

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Earth Day - May 3 (video)

Note: received an update via Twitter that the Earth Day has been rescheduled to Sat May 3


Early in the morning, the train whistle blowing as it approaches, the traffic sign on the triangle in downtown Franklin announces Earth Day - this Saturday, Apr 26 from 9:00 AM to noon at Beaver Pond.




For more information on Franklin's Earth Day
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/04/celebrate-earth-day-apr-26.html

Earth Day 2014
Earth Day 2014

For more information on Earth Day around the world, visit this page  http://www.earthday.org/


Saturday, April 27, 2013

Help Franklin clean up on EarthDay


Franklin's annual Earth Day begins at 9 a.m., rain or shine, at the Beaver Pond Recreation Area, 450 Beaver St. 
Teams of volunteers will convene there to sign in before dispersing into neighborhoods with plastic bags for the townwide roadside cleanup. Registration runs from 9 to 11 a.m. 
Every person who registers will receive a community service certificate, and the first 200 volunteers get Earth Day T-shirts.

Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x1424270821/Franklin-celebrating-Earth-Day-today#ixzz2RenMJo3p

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

2011 Earth Day April 16th at Beaver Pond


VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR
TOWN-WIDE CLEAN UP AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXHIBITS AT BEAVER POND


Franklin will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 16th with a roadside clean up, spring plantings, and new environmental activities for all ages with activities based at Beaver Pond. 
        Earth Day kicks off "rain or shine" at 9:00 a.m. when volunteers start a town-wide roadside clean up of litter and set out plants and flowers. After this winter's snowfall, many of the town's most scenic streets can be quickly restored to an attractive roadside with just a few hours of time. Please bring gloves for each person and rakes. 
All volunteers are asked to sign in at Beaver Pond between 9:00am-11:00am, so that the areas most in need of a spring clean up get attention. To nominate a town road which needs a cleanup, please call or email the DPW as soon as possible. 
This year, volunteers will be given a trash bags for collecting cans, glass bottles, trash and litter. Volunteers simply leave the bags along the roadside by 12:00 p.m., after which Franklin DPW trucks will pick up the bagged trash. 
Last year's clean up brought out about 200 volunteers and the trash picked up filled one 40 yard dumpster.  Over one ton of litter was collected. 
Community service certificates are issued to youths and adults who need them. Earth Day t-shirts are given to the first 300 volunteers and there will be free pizza and beverages starting at 12:00 p.m. for returning clean up crews. 
Volunteers are also needed to help pick up donated goods, help run events at Beaver Pond. 
Also on site will be Waste Management recycling demo, environmental booths, and demonstrations.  Dean Radio WGAO, will be on site to broadcast live from the event. 
Sponsoring groups and businesses this year so far include: Waste Management, Comprehensive Environmental, Inc., CDM, Malcolm-Pirnie, Garelick Farms, Aubuchon Hardware, State Forest Advisory Council, Metcalf Materials, Hillside Nurseries, Domino's Pizza, Bimbo Bakeries, Dunkin Donuts, Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Various boys and girls scouts, Hillside Nurseries, Franklin Garden Club, Franklin Citizen's Rail Trail Committee, Green at Dean College, Dean Community Outreach program, Coles Tavern, and Metacomet Land Trust.

For information on how you can get involved, visit the DPW webpage at:


This notice was also posted to the Franklin website
http://franklinma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/FranklinMA_News/016E42E9-000F8513

To subscribe and receive your own copy of this notice, go to the Franklin website and sign up for "Recycling News"  http://franklinma.virtualtownhall.net/subscriber-news

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Beaver Pond - concession stand under construction

Inquiring minds could speculate that Franklin is spending big bucks to build a new concession stand with rest rooms at Beaver Pond. But they would be incorrect.


Folks may recall that when Beaver Pond was re-done, the old building came down. There were several tries to put it out to bid but the bids were too expensive.

Franklin has gotten creative in the solution to this desire of getting a building for nominal cost. The answer?
Tri-County Regional Vocational High School.

The labor will be provided by the students under the guidance of their teachers (all qualified and certified). The students will get practical school experience.

Franklin will obtain a building for the cost of the materials required.


It will take some time to complete. The foundation has been laid but school gets out soon, so the work likely will resume in the fall.

It will be good quality work, reasonably done with an educational benefit! A real win-win.



This information was brought to light during the budget hearing on Thursday, May 6 and my notes can be found here:
http://franklinmatters.blogspot.com/2010/05/live-reporting-recreation.html

The on demand video link to this portion of the budget hearing can be found here:
http://view.liveindexer.com/ViewIndexSessionSL.aspx?indexPointSKU=MX%2f3xEExA55iC3tjGSCaeQ%3d%3d


Franklin, MA

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 18th, 2009
Beaver Pond
Starts at 9:00 AM


Volunteer to clean up targeted areas and assist with planting flowers and shrubs around Franklin.

- Please bring your own water bottle.

- Please bring your own gloves and rakes.

- Community service certificates will be issued.

- T-shirts to the first 200 volunteers.

- Clean up goes to 1:00 PM


Get some Eco-Info at Beaver Pond:

- Water conservation kits and rain barrel display.

- Mercury thermometer exchange for digital thermometers.

- Recycling tips and composting information.

- Energy conservation tips.

- Much more ! ! !


You can register on the Town website here

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 18th, 2009
Beaver Pond
Starts at 9:00 AM


Volunteer to clean up targeted areas and assist with planting flowers and shrubs around Franklin.

- Please bring your own water bottle.

- Please bring your own gloves and rakes.

- Community service certificates will be issued.

- T-shirts to the first 200 volunteers.

- Clean up goes to 1:00 PM


Get some Eco-Info at Beaver Pond:

- Water conservation kits and rain barrel display.

- Mercury thermometer exchange for digital thermometers.

- Recycling tips and composting information.

- Energy conservation tips.

- Much more ! ! !


You can register on the Town website here

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 18th, 2009
Beaver Pond
Starts at 9:00 AM


Volunteer to clean up targeted areas and assist with planting flowers and shrubs around Franklin.

- Please bring your own water bottle.

- Please bring your own gloves and rakes.

- Community service certificates will be issued.

- T-shirts to the first 200 volunteers.

- Clean up goes to 1:00 PM


Get some Eco-Info at Beaver Pond:

- Water conservation kits and rain barrel display.

- Mercury thermometer exchange for digital thermometers.

- Recycling tips and composting information.

- Energy conservation tips.

- Much more ! ! !


You can register on the Town website here

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 18th, 2009
Beaver Pond
Starts at 9:00 AM


Volunteer to clean up targeted areas and assist with planting flowers and shrubs around Franklin.

- Please bring your own water bottle.

- Please bring your own gloves and rakes.

- Community service certificates will be issued.

- T-shirts to the first 200 volunteers.

- Clean up goes to 1:00 PM


Get some Eco-Info at Beaver Pond:

- Water conservation kits and rain barrel display.

- Mercury thermometer exchange for digital thermometers.

- Recycling tips and composting information.

- Energy conservation tips.

- Much more ! ! !


You can register on the Town website here

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration

Franklin's Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 18th, 2009
Beaver Pond
Starts at 9:00 AM


Volunteer to clean up targeted areas and assist with planting flowers and shrubs around Franklin.

- Please bring your own water bottle.

- Please bring your own gloves and rakes.

- Community service certificates will be issued.

- T-shirts to the first 200 volunteers.

- Clean up goes to 1:00 PM


Get some Eco-Info at Beaver Pond:

- Water conservation kits and rain barrel display.

- Mercury thermometer exchange for digital thermometers.

- Recycling tips and composting information.

- Energy conservation tips.

- Much more ! ! !


You can register on the Town website here

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Beaver St: Construction and detour

GHS
Posted Jul 30, 2008 @ 10:00 AM

FRANKLIN —

The town will temporarily close a section of Beaver Street starting Aug. 25 in order to replace Mine Brook's deteriorating twin culverts, said Town Engineer William Yadisernia.

"It's a big deal," though a relatively inexpensive job, Yadisernia said, noting that diverting the water is no easy task.

Beaver Pond will stay open while the contractor, Aldore Tetreault & Sons Inc., of Medway reconstructs the culverts, he said.

Beaver Street will be closed from West Central Street to Grove Street during that period, but the pond, recreational facilities, and Beaver Street Recycling Center can be accessed through Grove Street, Yadisernia said.

Drivers can access Master Drive from West Central Street, he said.

Read the full article in the Milford Daily News here.

Listen to the full DPW update from the 7/23/08 Town Council meeting here.


Monday, June 23, 2008

"$8 for residents, $12 for non-residents"

GHS
Posted Jun 22, 2008 @ 09:55 PM

School days are over and regional swimming spots are opening to let residents cool off.

Despite a tight town budget, the Franklin Recreation Department will aim to break even with outside revenue so that residents do not feel the effects of budget constraints on summer activities.

"Our budget is a little over $400,000," said Recreation Director Ryan Jette. "We charge patrons so we can break even. We try to be a self-supporting entity."

This year, the Recreation Department is sponsoring movie nights at Beaver Pond, during which kids can play soccer or Whiffle Ball for an hour before watching a movie. A 20-by-14-inch movie screen will be set up on the turf. On July 18, "Bee Movie" will be shown, and on Aug. 15, "Shrek 3." Games start at 7 p.m., the movie will start at 8 p.m., and admission is $3.

"Families bring their lawn chairs and eat snacks," Jette said. "We are bringing a great service (to Franklin)."

Read the full story in the Milford Daily News here