Published DateFRANKLIN — Plans are underway for the Ninth Annual Choose Franklin Community Day which will be held
on Saturday, May 11 at Odell Park in Franklin.
The event will begin with a parade at 10 a.m. which will step off at Franklin High School and proceed easterly to downtown turning on Smith Street and ending at Odell Park. This year's theme is "Volunteers – The Heart of the Community".
A fair will be held at the park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include vendors, crafts, food, games, amusements and entertainment. Franklin Savings Bank is sponsoring two shows from the Squam Lakes Science Center's Natural Outreach which will take place at the park's gazebo.
Other amusements will include a clown show, laser tag area, bounce house, giant twister board and other inflatable activities.
If you are a crafter, local businessperson or member of an organization who would like to participate in the fair or march in the parade, contact Marcia Rollins at 934-3108 ext. 4420 or download a Participation Form at www.sau18.org/community_day.cfm.