PRCR News

Special Needs Family Game Night Jan. 27 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Resources department will host a Special Needs Family Game Night on Friday, Jan. 27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. This free event will offer exceptional ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/17/2017

Public Meetings Scheduled in January to Discuss Future Joyner Park Community Center 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host two public meetings in January to solicit input from area residents concerning the future Joyner Park Community Center. The first session will coincide with the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/09/2017

Food Truck Vendor Meeting Rescheduled for March 6 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the potential for icy roads and unsafe driving conditions, the food truck informational meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 10, has been postponed until Monday, March 6. The session will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/09/2017

Kick Start the New Year with Zumba 

Registration is underway for a new Zumba class being offered by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department. Open to everyone ages 12 and older, the weekly class will take place on Fridays starting Jan. 20 from 6:30 to... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/09/2017

Town Services Update - 11 a.m. 

Wake Forest road crews are busy plowing the town's main roads, bridges and hills, while also spreading sand and salt in historically icy areas. The work will continue into the evening. Roads remain icy and dangerous and drivers are strongly urged ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/07/2017

Wake Forest Preparing for Wintry Weather, PRCR Cancels Weekend Activities 

With weather forecasters calling for the possibility of frozen precipitation beginning overnight the Town of Wake Forest is preparing for the likelihood of a weekend of wintry weather. Winter Storm Warning The National Weather Service has... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/06/2017

Anne of Green Gables Auditions Jan. 9-10 

Forest Moon Theater will hold auditions for “Anne of Green Gables” on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 9-10, at 7 p.m. at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The cast includes adult characters ages 30 and older and younger characters... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/04/2017

PRCR to Host Food Truck Vendor Meeting Jan. 10 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the potential for icy roads and unsafe driving conditions, the food truck informational meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 10, has been postponed until Monday, March 6. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation &... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/04/2017

PRCR Receives $10,000 Grant 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department has been awarded a 2016 ExoFit Matching Grant in the amount of $10,000. The grant is designed to encourage health and wellness through the installation of outdoor... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/22/2016

Tickets on Sale for Forest Moon Theater’s “Agnes of God” 

Forest Moon Theater will present “Agnes of God” at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts Feb. 10-12 and 18-19. Friday and Saturday showtimes are 7:30 p.m.; Sunday showtimes are 3 p.m. When a newborn child is found dead in a convent, a... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/12/2016
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2012 PARKS & RECREATION PRESS RELEASES

All press releases are listed in the order in which they were released, starting with the most recent.

Basketball League Registrations Begin Aug. 1
July 31, 2012

Free Concert at Joyner Park Aug. 5
July 24, 2012

Heritage High School's Multiuse & Baseball/Softball Fields Closed for Maintenance
July 16, 2012

Family Movie Night at Joyner Park Aug. 18
July 16, 2012

Heritage High School's Multiuse Fields #3 & #4 Closed for Maintenance
June 25, 2012

Smith Creek Soccer Center Field #2 Closed for Maintenance
June 12, 2012

Swim Lesson Registration Begins June 1
May 24, 2012

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Begins June 1
May 15, 2012

Parks & Recreation Partnering With Kiwanis Club to Raise Funds for Sprayground
May 15, 2012

Holding Park Pool to Open May 26
May 14, 2012

Six Sundays in Spring Set to Kick Off April 29
April 23, 2012

Tree Sculptor Set to Begin April 10
April 3, 2012

Temporary Closings Announced for Holding Park
March 15, 2012

Town Partnering With Lions Club and Heritage High School on Tree Planting Project
March 12, 2012

Cameron Day Named Tree Sculpture Contest Winner
March 8, 2012

Parks & Recreation Department Announces New Policies
March 7, 2012

Arbor Day Celebration March 15
March 6, 2012

Easter Egg Hunt March 24
March 6, 2012

Youth Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Dream League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Adult Men's Softball League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Portion of Flaherty Park Greenway to be Temporarily Closed
January 17, 2012

Parks & Recreation Open House Jan. 20
January 10, 2012

Urban Forestry Board Seeks Nominations for Green Medal Awards
January 9, 2012

 

2011 PARKS & RECREATION PRESS RELEASES

Ailey Young Park Entrance Closed Friday
December 7, 2011

Calls from Santa Dec. 8
November 15, 2011

Street Tree Maintenance Underway in Heritage
November 14, 2011

Volunteer Youth Basketball Coaches Needed
November 14, 2011

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Tree Sculpture Contest
November 10, 2011

Park Restrooms Closed for Season
November 10, 2011

Introducing Wake Forest's New Urban Forester
November 1, 2011

Alston-Massenburg Center Upgrades Underway
November 1, 2011

2012 Arbor Day Poster Contest
October 25, 2011

Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 20
October 13, 2011

Bright Star Touring Theater Presents “Jack’s Adventure in NC History” Oct. 20
October 10, 2011

Free Games and Concert Sunday at Joyner Park
October 4, 2011

"Wake Forest Unplugged...Get Connected" Starts Oct. 7
September 27, 2011

Youth Basketball Registration Begins Oct. 1
September 27, 2011

Rags to Riches Presents "Old Aesop's Fables" Sept. 22
September 12, 2011

Smoking Banned in Wake Forest Parks & Greenways
August 18, 2011

Portion of Sanford Creek Greenway to be Temporarily Closed
August 17, 2011

Dunn Creek Greenway Update
August 16, 2011

Holding Park Pool Open for Free on Friday
July 27, 2011

Free Concert on Aug. 7 at E. Carroll Joyner Park
July 26, 2011

Football & Basketball League Registrations Begin Aug. 1
July 25, 2011

Holding Park Pool to Open Saturday
June 3, 2011

Volunteers Sought for Adopt-a-Trail Program
June 1, 2011

Swim Lesson Registration Begins June 1
May 31, 2011

Leak to Delay Opening of Holding Park Pool
May 17, 2011

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Begins June 1
May 16, 2011

Easter Egg Hunt April 9
March 28, 2011

Wall Selected as Town's New Parks & Recreation Director
February 18, 2011

Parks & Recreation Open House Jan. 21
January 18, 2011

Adult Men's Softball League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 18, 2011

Dream League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 18, 2011

Youth Baseball, Softball, & T-Ball Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 18, 2011

Town Operations Altered By Ice
January 11, 2011