Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Member Announcements: Updated Town Survey, New Members, LifeLong Learning

Open Space and Recreation Survey - Updated & Abbreviated

The Town of Franklin has shortened its Open Space and Recreation Survey, and now you can fill it out either by hand or online.

Click here to take the online version.

Click here to download the 1-page survey to mail in.

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Welcome New Members!

Elizabeth Randall Interior Designs provides design services for residential, institutional and commercial spaces, specializing in historic properties. Elizabeth works in Franklin, Wrentham, Medway and Norfolk. See her portfolio at, or connect with her on Houzz, Pinterest or LinkedIn.

Sarah Montani Photography is a premier Massachusetts photographer specializing in a variety of different types of photos for all occasions: maternity, newborns, children, families, senior portraits, professional headshots, engagements,weddings, and bar/bat mitzvahs. The business is recognized as one of the "Top 5 Family Photographers Around Boston" by Boston Parents Paper in 2014. Sarah's studio is located at 19 Dean Ave., and sittings are by appointment only. For more information go to, or see her work on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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Classes Begin January 11

Registration is now open for classes at the The Center for Adult Education & Community Learning. Learn from experts in a wide variety of specialties, including FDP member businesses! Paint a wine bottle lamp 
with Franklin Art Center owner Linda Kabat. Try pairing wine with chocolate for Valentine's Day with Franklin Liquors owner Mark Lenzi and Sugar Shoppe proprietor Courtney Nappa. Or try a Zumba class taught by Adirondack Club trainer Carol Bouchard. Here's the center's press release with more details: 
The Center for Adult Education & Community Learning Announces Classes
Franklin , MA, December 1, 2015– Registration is open for the winter semester at The Center for Adult Education & Community Learning in Franklin. Classes begin on January 11.
Participation is open to individuals and businesses alike in Franklin and the surrounding region towns. This winter, participants can choose from a very interesting variety of options. Course offerings include everything from Painting a Wine Bottle Lamp to a Beginner Ceramics class as well as Watercolor, Pastel Art classes and Intermediate Digital Photography.
You will find more exercise and sports programs than ever – Yoga, Zumba, a new afternoon Exercise class for Active Older Adults, and Community Walking. In addition, once again we will be offering Beginner Jazz Dance and our new class, Country Line Dancing. Men’s Basketball is back this winter and so is Badminton in addition to Intermediate and Advanced Volleyball classes.
An Italian Refresher class and Conversational Italian for the Traveler round out the Language field. Indian Cooking Made Healthy AND Valentine Chocolate and Wine Tasting complete this winter package along with expanded Private Music Lesson opportunities for adolescents and adults.......... so many opportunities and all reasonably priced.

If you would like a copy of the winter brochure you can go online  and click on Adult Education to view or download our entire catalogue with activated links. While you’re there, you can register. You can also call The Center at 508-613-1480 for more information.

The Center for Adult Education & Community Learning at Franklin is a program of the Franklin Public School’s Lifelong Learning Institute, dedicated to providing quality learning experiences for adults in the Town of Franklin and surrounding communities.