Earth Day is celebrated across the country on Thursday, April 22 this year. However, the Town of Franklin is sponsoring Franklin Earth Day on Saturday, April 24, 9:00-12:00pm with a clean up of the entire Town. Employees of the Franklin Recreation Department and Franklin Public Works will be on site at Beaver Pond to distribute trash bags and gloves along with maps of the sites we recommend for clean up. Community service letters will be given to students that need hours for school. 100 tee shirts to the first 100 volunteers. DPW will have 100 dogwood saplings as well.