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The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has issued a Call to Artists through Monday, April 4, for a gym wall mural at Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC). The goal of the initiative is to promote local artists while...Read more


The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will present Joshua Lozoff’s Life is Magic at 7 p.m. this Friday, April 1 – and no foolin’ – admission is free.

From his full stage show to his closeup “Strolling Magic,”...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest and Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. are inviting area residents to Forest Fest on Saturday, April 23. Celebrating the heart and history of Wake Forest, this free family-friendly event is scheduled from 9 a...Read more


The E. Carroll Joyner Park playground for children ages 2-5 is closed for maintenance this week (week of March 28).

Signage and barricades have been posted to inform the public of the closure.

Weather permitting, the playground is expected to reopen by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April...Read more


Wake Forest tree crews will close portions of the downtown parking lot that extends from East Jones Avenue to East Wait Avenue Monday and Tuesday, March 28-29, from 8 a.m.-noon. The lot is situated behind several downtown businesses along the 100 block of South White Street.

The morning...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is accepting Dream League Baseball applications through Thursday, March 31.

Designed for boys and girls with disabilities ages five and older, the adaptive baseball league will operate on Saturday mornings April...Read more


The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., will welcome SOLE Defined on Saturday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m.

SOLE Defined is the Washington Metro area's leading arts organization specializing in percussive dance –...Read more


Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID, Wake Forest’s popular Six Sundays in Spring concert series will return to E. Carroll Joyner on consecutive Sundays from April 24 through May 29. Sponsored by the Town of Wake Forest and ARTS Wake Forest, the performances get underway Sunday, April 24, at...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the portion of West Oak Avenue from North Wingate Street to North Main Street on Friday, March 25, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches to improve sight distances and roadway...Read more


Beginning today and continuing through mid-April, Town crews will repair the sidewalk along the southbound side of South Franklin Street from Elm Avenue to East Holding Avenue weekdays from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Pedestrians will be required to utilize the sidewalk on the northbound side of South...Read more



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