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The people who present Wake Forest’s annual Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Seedling Giveaway are introducing a series of seminars this summer designed to educate area residents about the urban forest and its benefits.

Beginning Thursday, June 20, the Urban Forestry Board will host a...Read more


Have you ever needed the telephone number for a department in the Town of Wake Forest or an address for one of the Town’s parks or other facilities? Have you ever been curious about Wake Forest’s history, wanted information about area schools or wanted to know how to get involved in your...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is now accepting donations of bottled water which they will distribute to users of the Town’s greenways.

For the fourth consecutive year, members of the WFPD are distributing bottles of iced water while patrolling Town greenways. Officers...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free Family Fitness Fair this Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.

Free and open to the public, the Family Fitness Fair will feature Zumba, Yoga, cooking...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation by the National Alliance for Youth Sports.

Earning the distinction demonstrates that the Wake Forest PRCR Department has taken...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall will close at 4:30 p.m. Thursday due to a temporary interruption of water service scheduled as part of Phase 3 of the Downtown Streetscape Improvements Project. The temporary suspension of water service is necessary to allow crews to connect a new water line.

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The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic a portion of the 700 block of South Main Street/US 1A from 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, through approximately 2 a.m. Thursday, June 6.

The evening lane closure is necessary to...Read more


Youth Fall Baseball and Softball registration is underway for boys ages 6-16 and girls ages 6-14 and will continue through Sunday, June 30.

A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on April 30, 2019, and a birth certificate is required for new participants. The in-town...Read more


The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue its free monthly movie showings for children ages 10 and under and adults ages 50 and older on Monday, June 10. The Renaissance Centre will host “flix4kidz” at 10:30 a.m., followed by “Free at 3” at 3 p.m.

The flix4kidz...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is accepting registrations for 2019 Summer Swim Lessons. Online registration is available on a first-come, first-serve basis until all slots are filled at more



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