Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is partnering with Wake Forest FUNGO to offer a new off-season development program for baseball and softball players (boys and girls, respectively) ages 8-15.
Led by FUNGO's professional staff, the program is...Read more
On Monday, Oct. 24, Town crews will shut off the water fountains at all Wake Forest parks, including Flaherty Dog Park, 1226 N. White St. Crews disable the water fountains during the winter months to prevent water freezing in pipes and for general maintenance.
The restrooms at all Wake...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online esports gaming tournament featuring "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" Saturday, Oct. 22. Open to players ages 10 and older, the online tournament is free to play and will be live streamed on Twitch.tv....Read more
Award-winning storyteller Donna Washington will offer a free performance at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., Friday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m.
Often described as a "walking Disney movie" and "better than television," Washington is an internationally known, multiple award-...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is accepting new and/or clean, gently used coats and jackets through October as part of its inaugural “Warm Your Hearts with Coats Drive.”
Coats of all shapes and sizes are welcome and may be...Read more
On Sunday, Oct. 9, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department unveiled a new mural inside the gymnasium at Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road.
Created by local artist Sara Roberts, the new JPCC mural depicts a meadow of wildflowers each...Read more
The Town of Wake Forest is reminding local dog owners to be good neighbors and great pet owners by obeying Wake County’s leash law.
The Town often receives complaints from residents about dogs running at large – particularly at Town parks and along local greenways. Although Wake Forest...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is inviting local families to participate in the third annual Family Gobblequest on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.
Gobblequest is an opportunity for families to spend a...Read more
Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during a series of "Fall Foliage Tours" in early November at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.
Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores will offer the free,...Read more