Showing posts with label walking. Show all posts
Showing posts with label walking. Show all posts

Sunday, February 12, 2023

"Housing choice is mismatched to need" & 15 minute city model

Two graphics to help inform our local zoning discussions

One
"Housing choice is mismatched to need."

Southern Urbanism "Housing choice is mismatched to need"
Southern Urbanism "Housing choice is mismatched to need"

You can visit DataTown at the Mass Housing Project to get our local stats ->  https://mhpcenterforhousingdata.shinyapps.io/DataTown/#

Two
"The 15-minute city model is the idea that cities should be designed, or redesigned, so that within a 15-minute walk or bike of home, people should be provided the opportunity to access many of their daily needs like work, food, health, education, culture and leisure."
The 15-minute city model
The 15-minute city model

Shared from Twitter -> https://twitter.com/berkie1/status/1624381496348794883

For more about the 15 minute city model -> https://www.15minutecity.com/


Sunday, December 18, 2022

Lifelong Community Learning: Winter/Spring Exercise & Wellness Classes Starting Soon


Exercise & Wellness Classes
Winter/Spring 2023
Starting SOON
Don't be left out! Register today!
This class is designed to provide you with the tools you need to develop your own meditation practice. You will find it is perfect for beginners, or anyone who wants to get re-focused on meditation and incorporate a mindfulness meditation practice into their daily life.
10 Mondays, beginning January 9
$99/person
Yoga, which has been around since the 15th century, helps to quiet the mind & improve health, for all levels - whether you are a beginner or experienced. Join us for a great way to spend winter/spring!
Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, AND/OR Yoga For Anyone

10 Wednesdays AND/OR Thursdays, beginning January 11
$99/person - per class
LaBlast is an energizing dance fitness program that uses easy to follow ballroom dance patterns. Students will learn the basic steps of several dance styles, while enjoying music from all genres. Classes are low impact and for all levels of fitness. Partner-free and no experience necessary. 
10 Tuesdays, beginning January 10
$99/person
Test your dance moves. No partner needed! Line dancing is a group dance standing side-by-side in one or more lines while performing a series of choreographed dance moves in unison. While it is often done to country music, line dancing can also be done to pop music by artists such as Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran. 
10 Thursdays, beginning February 16
$99/person
Tai Chi is an ancient martial arts practice that has its roots in health, wellbeing, and spirituality. This class will introduce you to the art of Tai Chi and its many benefits.
5 Mondays, beginning January 23 $60/person
Qigong is an ancient energy exercise used to not only enhance the body's energy flow, but also to reduce stress and increase flexibility. This is a very gentle exercise and does not require any prerequisites. 
5 Mondays, beginning March 13 $60/person
Join this invigorating winter 6-week class for the physically fit hiker! Embrace this part of the year. Hiking trails are serene during the winter months and fresh fallen snow only adds to the calorie burning magic!
6 weeks, beginning January 12 $30/person
Open to the public, September 19, 2022 thru May 25, 2023
Walk on the FHS indoor track or in the first floor hallways. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
FREE - Annual Registration Required
For more information & additional details visit
FPS - Lifelong Community Learning | 218 Oak Street, Room 137, Franklin, MA 02038

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

WALKING CITY TRAIL: a 25-mile hike through Boston's parks and urban woodlands

"Today's (06/16/22) the day, folks. I'd like you to meet the WALKING CITY TRAIL: a 25-mile hike through Boston's parks and urban woodlands. The trail is divided into four sections that are accessible by public transit. Here's where the trail will take you.... "
Follow the trail through Boston in the Twitter thread here

Visit the website ->  https://www.bostontrails.org/

 #walkingcitytrail

WALKING CITY TRAIL: a 25-mile hike through Boston's parks and urban woodlands
WALKING CITY TRAIL: a 25-mile hike through Boston's parks and urban woodlands

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Town of Franklin, MA: A resource of available trails and paths for our community

Town of Franklin, MA (@TOFranklinMA) tweeted on Mon, Mar 22, 2021:
"Hello Franklin! It's gorgeous out there today!  Perhaps you can find a bit of time to go for a walk!  Our Trails & Walking Paths Storymap is a great resource to find places to go in Town.
Enjoy the day!" https://t.co/vofhNYMjEO
Shared from Twitter: https://twitter.com/TOFranklinMA/status/1374019648707002369

A resource of available trails and paths for our community
A resource of available trails and paths for our community


Monday, February 15, 2021

What's with Complete Streets?

The memo to the Franklin, MA Town Council and the "Complete Streets" presentation document scheduled for discussion at the Feb 17, 2021 meeting.

Link to the doc on the Town of Franklin page

Full agenda for the Town Council meeting Feb 17, 2021

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Enter the Town of Franklin Trails & Walking Paths Drawing

"It's going to be a beautiful weekend! Find some time to get outside (safely, of course!) & check some Franklin Trails & Walking Paths off your list! 
We are holding a drawing to win a free rain barrel! Find the details & a link to our new trails website here bit.ly/tof9draw"
Shared from Twitter: https://twitter.com/TOFranklinMA/status/1248956706400370688?s=09


This section of the SNETT trail you can get to from the Lake St parking area
This section of the SNETT trail you can get to from the Lake St parking area