Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
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...Read more
On Tuesday, Wake Forest voters approved all four questions on the referendum ballot for the Town of Wake Forest:
Question #1 concerning roadway and transportation improvements ($23.7 million) passed 14,940 to 4,617 (76% to 24%).
Question #2 regarding...Read more
On Wednesday, Nov. 9, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will begin removing a large pine tree from Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave., out of concern for public safety.
According to Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores, recent efforts to locate a severe water leak...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" next week at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.
Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores will offer the free, one-hour...Read more
Wake Forest offers a variety of yuletide events in November and December guaranteed to deliver a hearty helping of holiday spirit for the entire family. From the Wake Forest Cares Holiday Kickoff and Calls from Santa to the Lighting of Wake Forest and One Christmas Night in Memphis, the holiday...Read more
Weather permitting, the Town of Wake Forest will close portions of the pecan grove at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 2-4. The temporary closures are necessary to allow tree crews to safely prune several tree limbs and branches. The work is part of an ongoing...Read more
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Virtual Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under (non-competitive) from November 21-December 4. Over this two-week period, local anglers can visit any...Read more
Raleigh Water is investigating a “mysterious” water leak at Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave.
Late last week, a Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department maintenance crew responded to a reported water leak in the vicinity of the Holding Park playground but were unable to...Read more
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