News & Events

Franklin Fiesta 2020 – Postponed!

The Friends of Franklin Foundation is proud to present the 4th Annual Franklin Fiesta! Join us for a fun Cinco de Mayo community celebration featuring street tacos from legendary Ponce’s Mexican Restaurant, the smooth sounds of Santana Pa Ti, and a pop-up mercado featuring local artisan vendors and more! This is a 21+ event with […]

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Fall Festival 2019

Fall Festival: Friday, October 25, 2019

Pre-sale ticket sales end Thursday at 6 p.m.! Join us at Franklin Elementary School on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. for the annual Fall Festival! Wear your Halloween costume and come ready to have fun with family and friends – admission is free! Tickets are available for purchase for activities, games, and food […]

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Franklin Elementary’s 90th Anniversary

This year is Franklin Elementary’s 90th Anniversary!  Go Flyers!  On April 6th, Franklin alumni, staff, city leaders and community members came together to celebrate. From 1929, when its doors first opened, up through today under its new STEAM banner, many great minds have been nurtured at Franklin Elementary. Past and current students, teachers and principals, including the […]

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Look What YOU Did!

  For 3 years now, the Friends of Franklin Foundation has been putting your generous donations to work in sustaining and enhancing STEAM learning at Franklin Elementary STEAM Magnet. Not only have we contracted with a part-time STEAM Resource Coordinator to support teachers and students, but we’ve funded dozens of teacher-based grant projects that expand young minds and encourage […]

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Franklin Fiesta 2019

Online sales for the Franklin Fiesta are now CLOSED! Please visit us at Ponce’s on May 5 from 2-5pm to purchase your ticket. See you at the Fiesta!

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Fall Festival 2018

Children, parents and community members are invited to join in this fun family event, featuring carnival games, entertainment, food and prizes! Proceeds from the Fall Festival fundraiser go to supporting high quality STEAM learning at Franklin Elementary. Early Bird sales have closed! Tickets available for purchase at the door. See you at the Festival!   

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