Alerts & Closures

 

Town Hall closed

COVID-19 Alerts, Cancellations & Closures

The following is a list of facilities, events, and meetings that are closed or canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information and resources, visit the Town of Wake Forest's COVID-19 Information page. 

For questions about a specific Town facility or facility rental, contact the facility directly or call 919-435-9560.

Updates

Holding Park Aquatic Center opening is suspended until further notice

Taylor Street Park Sprayground opening is suspended until further notice

Yard waste collection resumes Monday, May 11

Clothes Recycling collection program resumed April 27

Tennis courts and pickleball courts reopen at 8 am, Saturday, May 9

Park restrooms re-open at 8 am, Saturday, May 9

Bulk waste collection resumes Tuesday, June 2 

Wake Forest Loop B will resume normal operations Tuesday, May 26

Picnic shelters, outdoor basketball courts and batting cages will re-open Saturday, May 23, at 8 a.m, but no more than 25 people will be allowed to assemble

Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources facilities, including Joyner Park Community Center, Flaherty Park Community Center and Alston-Massenburg Center, remain closed to the general public during Phase Two. A limited number of programs will be offered at these facilities, so only registered participants will be allowed to enter.

 

Canceled

2020 in-person Fireworks Spectacular - Officials plan to put on an aerial fireworks display that residents can watch in a variety of ways, including (but not necessarily limited to) Facebook Live and WFTV 10. Plans are still being developed, so specific details will be provided in the coming weeks.

2020 Children's Parade and Art-in-the-Park 

2020 Friday Night on White concert series

2020 Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park

2020 Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremonies

All Town of Wake Forest-sponsored events and activities until further notice.

All Wake Forest Renaissance Centre programs, events and rentals until further notice. 

Happy Dan the Magic Man (until further notice)

Flaherty Dog Park Grand Reopening (originally scheduled for March 20). The dog park remains open.

Monday Community Meals (originally scheduled for March 23 and April 27)

Rockin' the Forest featuring The Magnificents Band (originally scheduled for March 27)

Easter Egg Hunt (originally scheduled for March 28)

STEM Saturday (originally scheduled for March 28)

Sons of Mystro (originally scheduled for April 3)

Dirt Day and Arbor Day Tree Seedling Giveaway (originally scheduled for April 4)

flix4kidz (until further notice

Free at 3 (until further notice)

Paper Shredding Event (originally scheduled for April 20)

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre (originally scheduled for April 25)

Six Sundays in Spring (April 26-May 31)

Multicultural Day (originally scheduled for May 30)

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources-sponsored Youth & Adult athletics leagues (baseball, softball and kickball) through May 31

First Friday Flix (until further notice)

Cemetery Walking Tour (originally scheduled for May 9)

Music at Midday (originally scheduled for May 14 and May 21)

SOLE Defined presents REMIX & VIBEZ (originally scheduled for May 15)
 

Closed

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre until further notice.

Joyner Park Community Center until further notice.

Northern Wake Senior Center until further notice.

Flaherty Park Community Center until further notice.

Alston-Massenburg Center until further notice.

Wake Forest Community House until further notice.

All Wake Forest PRCR-maintained playgrounds and athletics fields until further notice.

 

Postponed/Suspended

Holding Park Aquatic Center opening

Taylor Street Park Sprayground opening

Northern Wake Senior Center Grand Reopening (originally scheduled for March 27).

Citizens Planning Academy (originally scheduled for April 13, April 27 and May 11. Rescheduled for September 17, October 1 and October 15)

Fingerprinting service and child safety seat installations offered by the Police Department until further notice. 

Open Play Times at Flaherty Park Community Center and Joyner Park Community Center until further notice.

Town Advisory Board meetings except Planning Board and Design Review Board

Community Calendar

The Week Ahead

Wake Forest Police Department Explorer Post 401 meetings and ride-alongs 

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources-sponsored Youth athletics leagues (baseball and softball), including practices and games, until further notice.

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources-sponsored cultural programming, including classes, events and camps, until further notice.

Bicycle Safety Fair (originally scheduled for May 2, rescheduled for September 5)

National Trails Day (originally scheduled for June 6)

Wake Forest-Raleigh Express until further notice

 

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources facilities, including Joyner Park Community Center, Flaherty Park Community Center, Wake Forest Community House and Alston-Massenburg Center, remain closed to the general public during Phase Two. A limited number of programs will be offered at these facilities, so only registered participants will be allowed to enter.

Youth athletics leagues (baseball, softball, kickball), including practices and games, are suspended until further notice.

Adult athletics leagues (softball and kickball) are suspended until further notice. 

Cultural programming, including classes, events and camps, are suspended until until further notice.

PRCR facilities, including Flaherty Park Community Center, Alston-Massenburg Center, Wake Forest Community House and Joyner Park Community Center are closed until further notice.

Wake Forest parks and trails remain open but water fountains are turned off. We reiterate the importance of social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings and group activities.

Flaherty Dog Park is open. 

Tennis and pickleball courts re-opened Saturday, May 9, at 8 a.m.

All Wake Forest PRCR-maintained playgrounds and athletics fields are closed until further notice.

All PRCR-maintained picnic shelters and basketball courts are closed until further notice.

2020 Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park

Holding Park Aquatic Center opening is suspended until further notice

Taylor Street Park Sprayground opening is suspended until further notice

Picnic shelters, outdoor basketball courts and batting cages will re-open Saturday, May 23, at 8 a.m, but no more than 25 people will be allowed to assemble

 

Wake Forest Power

WFP has temporarily suspended all service disconnections for nonpayment until further notice

 

 

Alerts & Closures
Communications & Public Affairs Director
919-435-9421
919-761-3719