Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

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

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a Halloween-themed virtual 5K and kids’ 1-mile fun run (ages 12 and under) October 24-31. Over those seven days, participants in both virtual races can walk or run the prescribed distance at any location they choose...Read more

09/24/2020

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 October at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores will offer the free, one-hour...Read more

09/23/2020

It wouldn’t be the holidays without sweet treats. And part of the fun of making those yummy pies, cakes, cookies and puddings is swapping recipes with neighbors and friends.

Between now and Friday, Oct. 23, the Town of Wake Forest is inviting residents to share recipes...Read more

09/23/2020

Due to the exposure to a positive COVID-19 case by a Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources staff member and out of an abundance of caution, Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road, is closed today (Wednesday, Sept. 16) and all programs...Read more

09/16/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is now offering limited access by registration only to Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road; Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St.; Wake Forest Community House (WFCH), 133 W....Read more

09/15/2020

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