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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is looking for responsible adults interested in volunteering their time to coach in the following leagues during the upcoming Youth Basketball season: 5-6-year-old boys and girls coed league; 7-8-year-old boys and girls coed...Read more

09/30/2019

The Town of Wake Forest is offering a new series of workshops in October for residents interested in learning about lawn care, landscaping, plants and trees. The “Lawn & Landscape Series” is comprised of “Lawn Care 101” workshops hosted by the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR...Read more

09/30/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close the Taylor Street Park Sprayground for the 2019 season today (Monday, Sept. 30), at 8 p.m. The sprayground will reopen in April 2020.

Located at 416 N. Taylor St., the Taylor Street Park Sprayground...Read more

09/30/2019

Area residents are invited to the 37 th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. The program will take place in Centennial Plaza, gateway to the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.

The ceremony will honor Henry Clay Willis who served his nation in the...Read more

09/30/2019
Crews from the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) are responding to a ruptured water main at the intersection of Wingate Street and Stadium Drive. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and take an alternate route. There is no word on the cause of the ruptured main. CORPUD...Read more
09/26/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting Youth Basketball League applications for boys and girls ages 5-17 through Monday, Sept. 30.

Online registration is available at http://bit.ly/WFYouthBasketball...Read more

09/26/2019

The Wake Forest Police Department is pleased to announce that Officer C. Higgins recently completed Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training.

A specialized law enforcement program, the CIT is a partnership between 17 Wake County law enforcement agencies, Wake County Human Services and the...Read more

09/26/2019

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is pleased to announce Simone Smith and Tilda Caudle as the 2019 youth and adult Good Neighbors of the Year. Mayor Vivian Jones made the announcements during Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day celebration at E. Carroll Joyner Park.

Simone was...Read more

09/24/2019

As a safety precaution, the portion of Flaherty Dog Park designated for "large dogs" will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 7 a.m.-noon.

The temporary closure is necessary to allow tree crews to prune several trees adjacent to the large dog exercise area.

The gate to the...Read more

09/24/2019

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close the Taylor Street Park Sprayground for the season Monday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. The sprayground will reopen in April 2020.

Located at 416 N. Taylor St., the Taylor Street Park Sprayground is a dynamic,...Read more

09/24/2019

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