Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

You’re invited to experience the wonder and magic of the holiday season during the annual Lighting of Wake Forest . Sponsored by Traditions at Wake Forest and...Read more

11/30/2020

In an ongoing effort to promote art and creativity, while also emphasizing the importance of staying safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is again selling a limited number of take-home activity kits for children...Read more

11/25/2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-21 youth basketball season. In its place, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1, the PRCR Department will offer a series of basketball clinics...Read more

11/24/2020

Wake Forest offers a variety of yuletide events and activities throughout December guaranteed to deliver a hearty helping of holiday spirit for the entire family. From the Virtual Lighting of Wake Forest and Calls from Santa to the Downtown Holiday Open House and Favorite Holiday Treats with...Read more

11/24/2020

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. 3, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms will be available...Read more

11/17/2020

In response to state restrictions on outdoor gatherings, the Board of Commissioners (BOC) agreed Tuesday to suspend through March 2021 all Town-sponsored events that draw large crowds. As a result, the Lighting of Wake Forest will join Friday Night on White, the Fireworks Spectacular and a host...Read more

10/22/2020

In an ongoing effort to promote community involvement, art and creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Wake Forest is inviting residents of all ages to participate in our “Halloween Costume Showcase.” During the week of October 26, you’re invited to share photos of your Halloween...Read more

10/19/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a two-day online esports gaming tournament featuring "League of Legends" on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12-13. Open to players ages 16 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on...Read more

10/19/2020

Everyone loves the holidays – especially kids. So, we thought it would be interesting, and hopefully entertaining, to watch Wake Forest-area children share their thoughts and perspectives on what is commonly referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year.”

Between now and Friday,...Read more

09/30/2020

The Town of Wake Forest will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the entrance and exit to the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 28-30. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to replace a portion of the asphalt driveway....Read more

09/25/2020

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