Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

Oh, say can you sing? Regardless of your answer, you and your family are invited to participate in a virtual rendition of “The National Anthem” as part of a magical, community chorus. Modeled after the digital sensation, “Couch Choir,” Wake Forest’s Star-Spangled Sing-Along is an opportunity for...Read more


Beginning Tuesday, June 2, portions of Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed periodically for maintenance. In an effort to accommodate visitors, at least one section will remain open at all times.

The Town of Wake Forest opened Flaherty Dog Park in June...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will follow North Carolina’s Safer-At-Home Phase 2 Order as outlined by Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 141 beginning at 5 p.m. today (Friday, May 22). The Safer At Home Phase 2 runs...Read more


Curbside trash, recycling and yard waste collection will be suspended Monday, May 25, due to Memorial Day. As a result, the trash and recycling collection schedule will operate one day later than normal throughout the remainder of the week and extend into Saturday. So, for example, Monday’s...Read more


As the world continues coping with COVID-19, a growing number of area residents have been taking advantage of the Town’s 50-plus miles of greenways. Some trail users like to walk and bike for exercise, while others do so for their mental well-being.

Regardless of your reason for using...Read more


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Wake Forest has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Friday Night on White concert series, Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park and Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremonies.

Town officials say the decision to suspend these summer...Read more


With almost all in-person, traditional Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies canceled due to COVID-19, the Town of Wake Forest is offering local families a unique way of honoring their high school and college graduates. During the week of May 11, families are invited to participate in...Read more


According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about six out of 10 people living with dementia will wander away from their homes. As the development of the disease continues, it can become increasingly difficult and potentially impossible for the person to find their way home. Many children with...Read more


The NC Department of Transportation wants to hear from you about North Carolina’s trails and how to make them better. The NCDOT is encouraging residents and leaders to participate in a brief survey...Read more


The Town of Wake is wrapping up a series of #StayStrongWF contests in April by offering local families a platform to celebrate those things for which they are thankful during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

During the week of April 27, Wake Forest families are invited to share photos of...Read more



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