Showing posts with label DelCarte. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DelCarte. Show all posts

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Earth Day at DelCarte was RESCHEDULED for Sunday, May 7 from 9 AM to 1 PM

RESCHEDULED Earth Day 

at DelCarte on Sunday, May 7 from 9 AM to 1 PM

Folks may recall, Sunday, April 23 we experienced quite a bit of rain. It had been forecast so the cancelation went out on Friday, ahead of the weekend. That event has now been rescheduled for Sunday, May 7 (and apparently we will see much better weather)!

Shared from -> https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/rescheduled-earth-day-delcarte-sunday-may-7-9am-1pm

Earth Day at DelCarte was RESCHEDULED for Sunday, May 7 from 9 AM to 1 PM
Earth Day at DelCarte was RESCHEDULED for Sunday, May 7 from 9 AM to 1 PM

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Franklin Cultural District: #artshappenhere Earth Day spreads to the weekend and more



Wednesday, April 19

11:00am - Franklin Q&A (hybrid event) (Franklin Senior Center) 

1:00pm - Senior Scribblers (writing group) (Franklin Senior Center)

1:00pm - "Where's the Toast?" memory café (Franklin Senior Center)

Noteable Blend
Noteable Blend
7:00pm - Creating a Compelling College Application (virtual) (Franklin Public Library)

7:00pm - Spring Sing Fling - Free Concert from Noteable Blend  (Franklin Public Library)


Thursday, April 20

8:30am - Town Council Office Hours (Franklin Senior Center)

10:00am - Writer's Quiet Space (Escape Into Fiction)

10:30am - Rockabye Beats Concert  (Franklin Public Library)

4:00pm - Artisan Fair (Birchwood Bakery & Kitchen)

Library book & bag sale
Library book & bag sale


Friday, April 21

8:00am - Networking breakfast - Downtown Partnership (Dean College)

1:00pm - Book sale ($1/book) (Franklin Public Library)

1:00pm - Mobile Mini Golf  (Franklin Public Library)

5:30pm - David Penza (67 Degrees Brewery)


Saturday, April 22

9:00am - Book Sale ($1/book) (Franklin Public Library)

Earth Day Clean up (Beaver Pond)
Earth Day Clean up (Beaver Pond)
9:00am - Earth Day Clean up (Beaver Pond)

10:00am - Franklin Historical Museum (always free)

10:30am - Music at the Blissful Concert  (Franklin Public Library)

11:00am - Silent Saturday (free silent movie showing)

1:00pm - Bag Sale ($5/bag) (Franklin Public Library)

6:00pm - Elastic Five (Live music) (67 Degrees Brewery)

6:00pm - Rotary Comedy Night  (fundraiser, ticketed event)  (Franklin Elks)

7:30pm - Confounded Bridge (live music) (THE BLACK BOX)


Sunday, April 23

Earth Day - DelCarte
Earth Day - DelCarte

9:00am - Earth Day Celebration (DelCarte Open Space)

12:00pm - The Kenny Hadley Big Band Brunch (live music) (THE BLACK BOX)

1:00pm - Franklin Historical Museum (always free)








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The Franklin Art Association Art Gallery remains open for viewing (and purchasing the art displayed) during business hours at Escape into Fiction (Main St, Franklin)

Franklin Art Association Art Gallery
Franklin Art Association Art Gallery
Visit the Cultural District page ->  https://www.franklinculture.org/

Find the full Community event calendar  https://www.franklinmatters.org/p/blog-page.html

If you have an event to add to the calendar, you can use the form to submit it for publication:  https://forms.gle/oPdi8X3ZbHHyrHzo6

The Town meeting calendar is found  https://www.franklinma.gov/calendar
The School district calendar is found  https://www.franklinps.net/calendar-by-event-type/26 

Franklin Cultural District: Arts are happening here!
Franklin Cultural District: Arts are happening here!

Earth Day at DelCarte on Sunday, April 23 from 9 AM to 1PM

Earth Day at DelCarte on Sunday, April 23 from 9 AM to 1 PM

Earth Day at DelCarte on Sunday, April 23 from 9 AM to 1PM
Earth Day at DelCarte on Sunday, April 23 from 9 AM to 1PM

Shared from -> https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/earth-day-delcarte-sunday-april-23-9am-1pm

Monday, April 10, 2023

Earth Day 2023 is spread over the weekend here in Franklin

Earth Day 2023 will be a joint effort of Recreation, Conservation, and Franklin Area Moms

Join the Town of Franklin and the Franklin Area Moms Club for a weekend of Earth Day celebrations.  

Starting on Saturday, April 22, 9 AM - 12 PM with the clean up of over 25 areas across Town.  Meet at Beaver Pond and pick up your bags/gloves and maps.  First 100 participants will receive an earth day t-shirt.  DPW will be giving away tree samplings, coffee and bagels.  

Wrap up the day with a Environmental Extravaganza on the Town Common from 11 - 1 PM.  

On Sunday, the Conservation Department is sponsoring an event at DelCarte on Pleasant Street.  

Shared from -> https://www.franklinma.gov/recreation-department/news/earth-day-2023


Earth Day 2023 is spread over the weekend here in Franklin
Earth Day 2023 is spread over the weekend here in Franklin

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Town of Franklin - DelCarte Conservation Area and Beaver Pond - 2023 OSRP Update


2023 OSRP Update
2023 OSRP Update

This email is a reminder that the OSRP focus group meeting for the DelCarte Conservation Area and Beaver Pond is tomorrow, Thursday, April 6 at 6 PM in Council Chambers at Town Hall, on Zoom, and FranklinTV. Can't make it tomorrow? No worries! We will also be hosting OSRP office hours on Friday, April 7 at 10a in Room 326A to recap what was discussed at tomorrow's meeting. 

Looking toward the horizon, the next focus group meeting is on Forests, Trees, Greenspace, and Other Conservation Lands. 

DelCarte Conservation Area and Beaver Pond - 2023 OSRP Update
DelCarte Conservation Area and Beaver Pond - 2023 OSRP Update

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow and, as always, don't forget to take and share this OSRP survey - now available until April 30!

Until next time,

Breeka LÍ Goodlander, CWS, PWS, CERPIT
Conservation Agent/Natural Resource Protection Manager
Town of Franklin
Office: 508.520.4929

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

2023 OSRP Focus Group Meeting - DelCarte and Beaver Pond - Thursday, April 6

2023 OSRP Focus Group Meeting - DelCarte and Beaver Pond - Thursday April 6

The Conservation Commission will hold its Seventh Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) focus group meeting this Thursday, April 6 from 6-7p in Town Hall Council Chambers. This meeting will also be available via Zoom. Zoom login information can be found here. In case you'll miss the Thursday meeting or would like further discussion, you are also invited to attend OSRP Office Hours Friday, April 7 between 10 and 11am in the third floor training room (Room 326A) at Town Hall or via Zoom. Bring your ideas and see you there! 

Shared from -> https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/2023-osrp-focus-group-meeting-delcarte-and-beaver-pond-thursday-april-6

DelCarte Recreation
DelCarte Recreation

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Save the Date! Earth Day Celebration at the DelCarte Conservation Area - Apr 23, 2023

Sunday, April 23, 2023 from 9am to 1pm

An event for children and families! Come join the Franklin Conservation Commission, Department of Public Works, Department of Conservation and Recreation, Agricultural Commission, and others to celebrate our shared Earth on Sunday, April 23, 2023 from 9 AM to 1 PM at the DelCarte Conservation Area at 459 Pleasant Street. 

Celebrate with us by signing up for compost bins, learning about stormwater and rain gardens, enjoying a woods walk, exploring vernal pools, and more!

Overflow parking is available at 337 Pleasant Street and other side streets. Service Hours validated upon request and stewardship. See you there!

Shared from ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/save-date-earth-day-celebration-delcarte-conservation-area

Save the Date! Earth Day Celebration at the DelCarte Conservation Area - Apr 23, 2023
Save the Date! Earth Day Celebration at the DelCarte Conservation Area - Apr 23, 2023

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Thank You Franklin Future Leaders for Planting Grasses for the DelCarte Turtle Nesting Habitat

Thank You Franklin Future Leaders for Planting Grasses for the DelCarte Turtle Nesting Habitat

Last Thursday, the Franklin Future Leaders planted big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) in biodegradable pots to help supply native grasses for the recently permitted turtle nesting habitat at the DelCarte Conservation Area, a component of the DelCarte Biodiversity and Buffer Zone Restoration Plan. The Leaders will be nurturing the seedlings at their respective homes until later this Spring, whereupon the Leaders will plant the grown grasses at DelCarte. The Conservation Department and Commission want to thank the group for their volunteer efforts, service, and advocacy! 

For more information on the DelCarte Biodiversity and Buffer Zone Restoration project and to follow the progress, visit here. To see how you can help, please contact the Conservation Agent at bgoodlander@franklinma.gov

Thanks again, Franklin Future Leaders!

Shared from Town of Franklin page ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/thank-you-franklin-future-leaders-planting-grasses-delcarte-turtle-nesting-habitat

Thank You Franklin Future Leaders for Planting Grasses for the DelCarte Turtle Nesting Habitat
Thank You Franklin Future Leaders for Planting Grasses for the DelCarte Turtle Nesting Habitat

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Join up with Santa for a story walk at DelCarte Friday at 10:30 AM

The Franklin Recreation Department and the Franklin Public Library are teaming up again for a cozy winter walk with our favorite Man in Red! 
Bundle up and meet us at DelCarte Park for a special story walk, followed by cookies and cocoa!

 

Join up with Santa for a story walk at DelCarte Friday at 10:30 AM
Join up with Santa for a story walk at DelCarte Friday at 10:30 AM

Thursday, October 20, 2022

DelCarte Fall Gathering scheduled for Saturday, October 22 from 9 AM to noon

Come join us for Fall fun at DelCarte Park in Franklin!

This Saturday, October 22nd from 9 AM - 12 PM join the Franklin Conservation Commission to celebrate the start of Autumn!

There will be fun for the whole family, so don’t miss out!

*Community service hours validated for students and scout groups.

DelCarte Fall Gathering scheduled for Saturday, October 22 from 9 AM to noon
DelCarte Fall Gathering scheduled for Saturday, October 22 from 9 AM to noon

Friday, October 14, 2022

Town of Franklin, MA: DelCarte Fall Gathering scheduled for Oct 22

Town of Franklin, MA (@TOFranklinMA) tweeted on Wed, Oct 12, 2022:
"Franklin's Conservation Commission invites you to attend the DelCarte Fall Gathering 10/22 from 9 AM - 12 PM. 
Activities include pumpkin painting, a Woods Walk, a meet and greet with Soil and Wetland Scientists, and more! 
https://t.co/MT8xQxw3ny"

Shared from Twitter -> https://t.co/Q63NyBy6N7

Town of Franklin, MA: DelCarte Fall Gathering scheduled for Oct 22
Town of Franklin, MA: DelCarte Fall Gathering scheduled for Oct 22

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

October events, parking, and Town Council agenda items discussed in this Talk Franklin episode (audio)

FM #849 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 849 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Marketing/Communication Specialist Lily Rivera. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  


Topics for this session

  • Fall Is here

    • Oct 1 – Harvest Festival

    • Oct 15 - Touch a truck, hydrants painting winners announced  (10 AM to 2 PM)

    • Oct 19 - Heath fair – Library  (3 to 6 PM)

    • Oct 22 – Del Carte Fall Gathering (9 AM to noon)

  • EDC meeting recap

    • Franklin For All prioritizations and timeline

    • Downtown parking reviewed

    • Dean neighborhood separate

    • Proposals coming to Council for further discussion and possible action

  • Town Council teasers

  • Municipal aggregation 

    • Thanks to Alan Earls and to me for spreading the word


The conversation runs about 34 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Lily. Audio file -> https://anchor.fm/letstalkfranklin/episodes/Fall-Festivities-and-Proposed-Changes-to-Parking-e1oel9h/a-a8jh4jc



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Franklin for All webpage 

https://www.mapc.org/resource-library/franklin-for-all/


Economic Development Subcommittee recap

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/09/economic-development-committee-sep-21.html 


Municipal aggregation information

https://www.franklinma.gov/administrator/pages/municipal-aggregation 


Community & Cultural District calendar https://www.franklinmatters.org/p/blog-page.html 



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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.  


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.


How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.


For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/ or www.franklin.news/


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!

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October events and Town Council agenda items discussed in this Talk Franklin episode (audio)
October events and Town Council agenda items discussed in this Talk Franklin episode (audio)

Monday, May 16, 2022

Get ready for Saturday, May 21 - Recycling event at Beaver Pond, Earth Day Clean up at DelCarte

1 - Recycling and Energy Drive
Saturday May 14 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Chilson Beach (Beaver Pond)
Details in the flyer found here (download a copy as a reminder)



Get ready for Saturday, May 21 - Recycling event at Beaver Pond
Get ready for Saturday, May 21 - Recycling event at Beaver Pond

2 - Earth Day Clean up at DelCarte Recreation Area
t-shirts provided for volunteers, community service hours certified as needed
Scheduled for 9 AM to Noon, Saturday, May 21 
Meet at the playground parking lot
Additional details can be found on the Town page


Earth Day Clean up at DelCarte Recreation Area
Earth Day Clean up at DelCarte Recreation Area

DelCarte Recreation Area parking lot
DelCarte Recreation Area parking lot on Pleasant St 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Conservation Commission schedules clean up for DelCarte on Saturday, Oct 16

"A reminder the clean up of DelCarte is scheduled for this Saturday from 9:00 AM thru Noon. 
Refreshments, gloves, trash bags, masks (if needed) plus credits for clubs and schools …. Community Service 3 hours. 
We look forward to seeing folks there."

 

Franklin Conservation Commission
Shared from Facebook ->

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Franklin, MA Town Council Meeting - Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - Three Part Audio Segments

FM #605-606-607 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, numbers 605-606-607 in the series. 


This shares the three part audio segments of the Franklin, MA Town Council meeting held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. 


The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: members of the Town Council and Town Administration personnel, the Police retirement and promotion individuals, along with their guest and family members were in the Council Chambers, some members of the public participated in person, some via the Zoom conference bridge, all to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.


I’ve split the just about two hours and forty-five minutes ( 2:45 total elapsed time) into three (3) logical segments:

  • First (#605) - covers the opening, citizen comments, Police retirement and promotions. The break after the police ceremonies was excluded from this audio.  (~40 mins)

  • Second (#606) - covers three appointments, one license transaction and the SAFE Coalition presentation by Jennifer Knight-Levine (~ 58 minutes) 

  • Third (#607) - covers the DelCarte invasive species update by Conservation Agent Jennifer Delmore, Legislation for Action, Council Comments and meeting close. (~ 58 minutes)

The show notes contain links to the meeting agenda. Let’s listen to this segment of the Town Council meeting of Sep 15, 2021


Part 1 (#605) -> https://player.captivate.fm/episode/5563727f-a24f-4aa8-b4e2-9901951bd693



Part 2 (#606) -> https://player.captivate.fm/episode/ab9ec365-5692-4151-883f-04fe5e8014cd



Part 3 (#607) -> https://player.captivate.fm/episode/c0a7f4f2-5afb-4d2d-9daf-64422c92b1f1



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Agenda document 

https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/09-15-2021_town_council_agenda.pdf 


My notes from the meeting  -> 

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/09/recap-introduction-retirement-promotion.html 


Town Council Quarterbacking session (a short recap with Council Chair Tom Mercer) -> 

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/09/fm604-town-council-quarterbacking.html 

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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

 

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

 

For additional information, please visit www.Franklinmatters.org   or www.franklin.news 


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!


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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

 

Slide from the SAFE Coalition presentation by Jennifer Knight-LevineSAFE Coalition presentation by Jennifer Knight-Levine
Slide from the SAFE Coalition presentation by Jennifer Knight-Levine