About Flyers by Night
Flyers by Night (FBN) is a program of Framingham Public Schools. Its mission is to increase access to affordable educational opportunities for families and residents of Framingham. Located within Framingham High School, FBN offers continuing education course in: Art, Health and Wellness, Culinary, Finance, and Trades.
The Department of Community Resource Development (CRD) at Framingham Public Schools is proud to present: Flyers by Night, a continuing education program. Supporting Dr. Robert Tremblay’s 2017-2020 Strategic Plan, CRD is working to increase educational opportunities for adults and residents of Framingham. Conveniently located at Framingham High School, 115 A Street, Flyers by Night will provide affordable evening classes in: Arts; Cooking; Fitness; Financial Literacy; Language; Recreation; and Wellness.
Community Resource Development conducted research on the contributing factors that prevent local adults from enrolling in education or enrichment classes. The top three reasons include cost, interfering with dinner, and childcare. Community members were surveyed to better understand needs, interests, and commitment levels. The program was designed based on the feedback to provide a high quality, accessible experience for adults. Flyers by Night will operate in three seasons: Fall, Winter and Spring. Classes will range from one time events to courses that meet up to eight weeks. Unique to the Flyers by Night program and in response to the overwhelming feedback regarding barriers identified by community members, adult programming includes child care with educational activities for school-aged children. As the program develops, the goal is to also provide a dinner option for children and class participants.
Flyers by Night Instruction
Flyers by Night classes are staffed by Framingham Public Schools teachers, local artists, chefs and Community Partners. Avidia Bank, as an example, has hosted free, one-time events that include classes in: Financial Literacy, First Time Homebuying, and Managing a Small Business. The Framingham Fire Department has offered a one-time class called ‘First Aid and Stop the Bleed’. As the interest and demand grow in the community, the offerings will expand. Anyone who is interested in teaching a course can submit proposals to the Flyers by Night program.