Police Department's "Carnival for the Kids" March 14-19

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 2:14pm

The Wake Forest Police Department's annual "Carnival for the Kids" will take place Tuesday, March 14, through Sunday, March 19, in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Home Depot, 119home.aspx Retail Dr.

The Carnival for the Kids promises fun and entertainment for the entire family, including rides, games and plenty of food. Admission is free and open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 5-10 p.m.; Saturday from 1-10 p.m.; and Sunday from 1-8 p.m.

Unlimited ride wristbands will be available for purchase at the carnival for $20 each on Tuesday, March 14, from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, from 1-5 p.m. Coupons worth $2 off the wristbands are available in the lobby of Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.; Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.; and the Police Department, 225 S. Taylor St. The coupons may only be used to purchase the wristbands on March 14, from 5-10 p.m. and March 18-19, from 1-5 p.m.

A portion of the event proceeds will support the Wake Forest Police Department's youth programs, including the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, which teaches youth the importance of making healthy decisions and remaining drug-free, and Police Explorer Post 401.

For more information, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov//carnival-kids or contact Officer Scott Graham at 919-761-3132 or sgraham@wakeforestnc.gov.

The Carnival for the Kids is a "Wake Forest Outdoors" event. To view a complete listing of springtime events offered in Wake Forest, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov//citizen-engagement/stay-informed//community-calendar/wake-forest-outdoors.