Foundation plans Monte Carlo fund-raiser

The Franklin Education Foundation’s eighth annual Casino Night fund-raiser will be held Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Franklin Elks Lodge at 1077 Pond St. The event’s proceeds support the foundation’s grants for extra educational programs in the local schools. Tickets are $25 or two for $40, and include hors d’oeuvres served in a “Monte Carlo” casino setting with games, live music, and a cash bar. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or by e-mailing Kit Brady at cbbrady1@comcast.net