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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host virtual public meetings at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, and Thursday, Feb. 17, to solicit input from residents concerning the future of Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave. You can join the session of your choice from your...Read more

02/14/2022

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., will welcome the “Sons of Mystro” on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m.

Born in South Florida to a Jamaican father and Barbadian mother, brothers Malcolm and Umoja learned to play violin through South Florida’s public school system and...Read more

02/11/2022

Make plans now to attend the 2022 Wake Forest Film Festival on Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

Entitled “A Light in the Forest,” the two-day festival will engage film enthusiasts with more than 30 films of all lengths and genres,...Read more

02/09/2022

Fewer than 20 tickets remain available for the 2022 State of the Town Address & Dinner. Presented by the Wake Forest Rotary Club, the event will take place Monday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

All area residents are invited to attend...Read more

02/09/2022

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer a free performance of “Jackie Robinson” this Saturday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St.

Jackie Robinson’s number “42” has come to...Read more

02/09/2022

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Wake Forest native Ronald “Skip” Parker to host a “Black History Expo” this Sunday, Feb. 13, from 1-4 p.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St.

Free and open to the public, the expo...Read more

02/09/2022

The Wake Forest Fire Department has a new four-legged recruit.

Marshall, a 16-month-old black Labrador from Bogota, Colombia, has joined the department as its new ignitable liquid detecting canine. In this role, he will help determine how fires may have started by using his sense of...Read more

02/09/2022

Wake Forest Power has scheduled a brief power outage Thursday morning, Feb. 10, that will affect approximately 150 customers in the vicinity of Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass and South Franklin Street.

The planned outage is scheduled from 6-7 a.m. Electricity will be turned off,...Read more

02/08/2022

UPDATE: Dominion Energy has informed Town officials that this project has been rescheduled for Feb. 15.

Drivers should expect delays along southbound South Main Street/US 1A in the vicinity of Alberbury Commons Court Tuesday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mastec, a contractor...Read more

02/07/2022

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is issuing a “Call to Artists” for a Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) gym wall mural at https://bit.ly/PRCRCalltoArtists . The goal of the initiative is to promote local...Read more

02/07/2022

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