Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre welcomes the “Sons of Mystro” on Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. Born in South Florida to a Jamaican father and Barbadian mother, Malcolm, 23, and his 20-year old brother, Umoja, learned to play violin through South Florida’s public school system and attended Dillard High School for the Performing Arts. […]

Comedian and actor Rondell Sheridan will present his side-splitting stand-up act “If You’re Over 40 and You Know It, Clap Your Hands” at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts on Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. “If You are OVER 40 and You Know It, Clap Your Hands” is a non-stop celebration of […]

Registration continues through Saturday, Feb. 29, for several Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department-sponsored adult leagues, including: Men’s Competitive Softball Men’s Recreational Softball Co-Rec Adult Softball Co-Rec Kickball Online registration for all leagues is available at http://bit.ly/WFAdultAthletics. Registration information is also available at the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. The entry fee the softball […]

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts is hosting a series of classes, workshops and other events to raise awareness about Alzeheimer’s disease and related dementias. Each session in the 2019-20 Dementia Awareness Education Series offers residents the opportunity to learn about dozens of dementia-related programs, services, products and resources – all in one […]

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with GSK and the UNC Morehead Planetarium & Science Center to offer “Science in the Summer” in July for rising 2nd through 8th graders. The free program will be offered at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., according to the following schedule: Level 1 – […]

  There are no-cost community testing events across the state. Check the NO-COST Community Testing Event Finder to see if there is an event near you. (Find a No-Cost Community Testing Event HERE ) Local health departments, pharmacies, urgent care and other locations also provide testing. There may be a fee. Use the Test Site […]

Did you hear the screaming last night? It was from the excitement of watching a local woman win it all on Wheel of Fortune last night. According to ABC11, Cheryl Stokes from Wake Forest won $49,850. She was able to solve the final puzzle in about one second.     Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: […]

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., will host a lively and educational celebration of gospel music that connects all cultures, ages and backgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at 5 p.m. The “Shades of Gospel” concert will highlight a range of traditional, southern and contemporary gospel music with featured performances by Grammy, […]

The Wake Forest Police Department has scheduled its next Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class for Tuesday, Feb. 18. The session will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. inside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required at http://bit.ly/WFPD_CRASE.  Class size is limited to […]

DURHAM Join Paperhand Puppet Intervention and Batala Durham drummers, as Downtown Durham Inc. hosts a fanciful, danceable tree lighting at CCB Plaza (near Major the Bull). Directly after the Tower Lighting at American Tobacco Campus, follow puppets and drummers up Blackwell Street to celebrate our community and light up the plaza. Come one, come all! […]

  Wake Forest Police officials and the Wake Forest Downtown Board of Directors have decided to cancel this year’s Christmas parade because of fear of violence. The presence of pro-Confederacy groups prompted Garner to cancel its parade. Wake Forest stated that it couldn’t keep those groups out of its parade, but the fear of disruption […]

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for youth and adults with disabilities this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Area residents ages 10 and older are invited to an evening in “Winter Wonderland” featuring a DJ, […]