Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is celebrating Black History Month by offering town residents the chance to recognize local African Americans who have made a difference enhancing and improving the quality of life in their community, family, church, business, organizations or other groups. From now through Friday, January 27, 2023, the HRC will […]

A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 6-8 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 26, registration forms will be available online and at the […]

The Wake Forest Police Department will accept frozen turkey donations Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m.-noon, as part of its annual Turkey Drive. Police officers will be available at the Police Department Main Station, 225 S. Taylor St., throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the turkeys. The three-hour drop-off event will allow the […]

You’re invited to enjoy a movie under the stars! The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is pleased to offer the following Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park: August 6 – Shang Chi Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Anyone planning to attend is urged to arrive early as viewing space may be limited. Pre-Show Activities Family […]

You’re invited to enjoy a movie under the stars! The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is pleased to offer the following Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park: July 23 – The Little Mermaid August 6 – Shang Chi Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Anyone planning to attend is urged to arrive early as viewing space […]

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will accept registration for 2022 Swim Lessons beginning Monday, May 30, at 8 a.m. Online registration will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis until all slots are filled. Swim lessons are provided by a single instructor to groups with a minimum of two students […]

Friday Night On White is an exciting event for the entire family. After a two-year break, the festivities are back starting this Friday! Get ready for live music, vendors, food and fun! 2022 Schedule May 13 – Sleeping Booty Band June 10 – The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra July 15 – Love Tribe August 12 – The Brickhouse Band September […]

Join us along Festival Street (Owen Avenue) in downtown Wake Forest on Saturday, April 23, for Forest Fest! Presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. in partnership with the Town of Wake Forest, the Wake Forest Guild of Artists, the Wake Forest Historical Museum, and the Wake Forest Farmers Market, this fun-filled event will feature: Live […]

Free and open to the public, the shred event will take place rain or shine in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., from noon to 4 p.m. – or until the two paper shredding trucks are full. The occasion will offer area residents and businesses the opportunity to […]

Mark your calendars for a cinematic tour de force! The Third Annual Wake Forest Film Festival is scheduled for Friday-Saturday, March 4-5, 2022, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Entitled “A Light in the Forest,” the Wake Forest Film Festival will spotlight passionate, creative and thought-provoking movies by some of today’s […]

Several local churches and community organizations will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a free, public celebration on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 237 Friendship Chapel Road. The evening’s theme will spotlight one of Dr. King’s messages: “I have decided to stick to […]

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is celebrating Black History Month by offering town residents the chance to recognize local African Americans who have made a difference enhancing and improving the quality of life in their community, family, church, business, organizations or other groups. READ MORE HERE From now through Saturday, January 15, 2022, […]