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Friends of Norfolk SEPAC- Paint night - Thursday March 21st at BBC Franklin
In case of inclement weather, Kreativ will reschedule. you will receive an email with information for new date and time.    -Email: KreativPaintParties@gmail.com     -Phone: 508 -498-6689 

When: Mar 21, 2019 7pm in Franklin, MA

SEPAC Glassware Paint Night Fundraiser at BBC Franklin

Fundraiser to help defray the costs of our upcoming workshops! Grab some friends and come paint your own drinkware and have some dinner or apps while doing it! T H U R S D A Y M A R C H 2 1 S T @ 7 : 0 0 P M B R I T I S H  B E E R  C O M P A N Y 2 8 0 F R A N K L I N  V I L L A G E  D R I V E , F R A N K L I N , M A Ticket price: $35 per person inclusive of 2 glasses to paint: any combination of Pint Glass, Wine Glass or Mason Jar. All paint supplies provided. All food purchased separately. Tickets must be purchased in advance!! A percentage of each ticket purchased will be donated to the Norfolk Special Education Parents Advisory Council (SEPAC). This fundraiser is open to all so please come support your local SEPAC!

When: Mar 21, 2019 7pm in Franklin, MA

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Friday Night Open Mic at The Alumni....Come to play come to listen!

When: Mar 22, 2019 8pm in Franklin, MA

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About Franklin, MA
Franklin Massachusetts is a suburban industrial community nestled between the Charles and Blackstone Rivers and is 22 miles southwest of Boston. Settlement of Franklin came late in 1676 and its early years had settlers involved in small farming and grazing. The town's abundant water power made for early industrial development. Soon there were cotton mills and boot and shoe manufacturers established in Franklin but the dominant industry from 1799 on was straw bonnet manufacturing.

In 1778 Franklin renamed itself to honor Benjamin Franklin and although over 30 communities in the colonies did that, Franklin Massachusetts was the first to do so. In return Ambassador Franklin showed his appreciation by sending the town a library of 116 volumes thereby making Franklin the first town in history with a public library!

Franklin is a center of a wide spectrum of architectural styles that have been proudly preserved in the town. Visitors will have the pleasure of seeing Greek Revival and Italianate buildings as well as High Victorian Gothic and Second Empire and Queen Ann styles.