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Join Us for ArtWeek

Dear BFCCPS Community, 
The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School is thrilled to be participating in the upcoming ArtWeek festival happening April 27 - May 6. 

Hundreds of events will be presented across the Commonwealth during the 10-day creative festival. You will find a  complete listing of events at artweekma.org.

ArtWeek is an award-winning innovative festival featuring hundreds of unique and creative experiences that are hands-on, interactive or offer behind-the-scenes access to arts, culture, and the creative process. Now an annual statewide festival, ArtWeek was born in Boston in 2013 and recently expanded its footprint across the Commonwealth.

Did you know that there will be fifty ArtWeek events happening right here in the town of Franklin!  

With our ongoing commitment to an arts education for all children, we hope you will join in this year's ArtWeek festivities!   

Many thanks to our Director of Fine and Performing Arts Mr. Christopher Heater, Mrs. Jennifer Sunday, Mrs. Lydia Lucas and Mrs. Marthali Nicodemus for organizing these events for the community. 

Mrs. Heather Zolnowski
Head of School
BFCCPS Rocks: 

Price: Free (bring your own hand-sized rock)
Location: Franklin Town Common or 201 Main Street Franklin in case of Rain
Date: Friday, April 27 from 5:00-6pm

BFCCPS Rocks! is a "make your own message rock" workshop to contribute to our collection on the

Community members can come and design their own rock and add it to our "BFCCPS rocks  art walk". 

People can bring a hand-sized rock and we will provide the paint, brushes, and supplies  necessary for them to create their own! 

In the case of rain, the event will be held in the BFCCPS  auditorium during the same time frame.

Band Turned Upside Down: 

Price: Free
Location: 201 Main Street  Franklin, MA
Date: Tuesday, May 1 from 5:30-6:30pm

Does your child play a band instrument?  Have you ever sat and marveled at their ability to make music?  Would you like to learn? The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School is hosting this event on Tuesday, May 1 from 5:30-6:30pm to give a chance for children who play musical instruments to teach their parents how to play that instrument, culminating in a brief performance at the end of the event.  

If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the form at https://goo.gl/forms/q7903W9dyr7URjjc2 .

Drumming Around the World: 

Price: Free
Location: 201 Main Street  Franklin, MA
Date: Saturday, May 5 from 2:00-3pm

Drumming Around the World will focus on exploring different cultures and their musical styles through the art of drumming. Participants will learn elementary to intermediate rhythms by ear, participate in drum circles, practice improvisation skills, and learn a little of the history of hand drumming.