Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed for renovations Monday-Friday, Jan. 6-10. The dog park is expected to re-open Saturday, Jan. 11.

Park renovations will include the following:

New fencing and self-closing gates;

Fully accessible main...Read more

01/03/2020

Gaines & Company Site Development, a contractor working on behalf of Raleigh Water (formerly City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department), has closed a portion of the Olde Mill Stream section of the Richland Creek Greenway. The closure is necessary while crews make extensive improvements to...Read more

12/17/2019

The Greenways Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5k race as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. New this year, the day’s festivities will also include a Kids’ 1-Mile Fun Run for ages 12 and under.

Online registration for...Read more

12/16/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for youth and adults with disabilities this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Area residents ages 10 and older are invited to an...Read more

12/03/2019

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. 5, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms are available online...Read more

12/02/2019

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. 5, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms will be available...Read more

11/26/2019

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. 5, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms will be available...Read more

11/18/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is inviting residents to “Cinema Day at the Center” this Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11:30 a.m. at the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road. The featured film will be “Free Birds” (PG) and admission is free...Read more

11/13/2019

The Town of Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering with the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI) and Code 3 to bring the RALI CARES (Community. Awareness. Readiness. Engagement. Service.) educational trailer to the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road,...Read more

11/06/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and the Northeast Community Coalition (NECC) are partnering to offer Wake Forest residents an afternoon of family-friendly fun and share useful information during “Unity in the Community” this Saturday, Nov. 9. Free and...Read more

11/05/2019

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