PRCR News

Tickets Still Available for 6 String Drag 

The “Rockin’ the Forest” music series continues at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre on Friday, March 24, at 8 p.m. with 6 String Drag. Advance tickets are $10 plus tax and available for purchase online with a Visa, MasterCard, American Express... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/20/2017

Special Needs Resource Fair April 1 

The Wake Forest Parks; Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor a free Special Needs Resource Fair on Saturday; April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Richland Creek Community Church, 3229 Burlington Mills Road. The event will ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/20/2017

Register Now for "The Art of A Cappella" 

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts is offering “The Art of A Cappella” on Saturdays from March 25-May 6. Classes are scheduled for youth in grades 3-5 from 9:30-10:15 a.m.; grades 6-8 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.; and grades 9-12 from 11:30... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/14/2017

Pirate & Princess Party Saturday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a Pirate & Princess Party on Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. All Wake Forest area princesses and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/13/2017

"Happy Dan the Magic Man" Returns to the Renaissance Centre Wednesday 

Happy Dan the Magic Man will perform his one-of-a-kind magic and comedy show at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St., on Wednesday, March 15, at 11 a.m. Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/13/2017

Register Now for Lawn Care 101 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will sponsor “Lawn Care 101” on Wednesday, April 5, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Wake Forest Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The meeting room is most easily... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/10/2017

Sanford Creek Greenway Closed Beginning March 13 

A private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest will close Sanford Creek Greenway Monday, March 13, through late summer. The closure is necessary to allow Epcon Communities, Inc./Jimmy Lewis & Sons Grading & Septic Tank... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/10/2017

Kiwanis Park Trail Closed Beginning March 15 

The Town of Wake Forest will close the Kiwanis Park Trail from Wednesday, March 15, through late April. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to replace a bridge along the trail. As part of the effort, crews will stabilize the stream... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/10/2017

Easter Egg Hunt April 8 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Presented by Primrose School of Heritage Wake Forest, this free event will... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/06/2017

Local Businesses & Non-Profits Invited to Participate in Special Needs Resource Fair 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and Richland Creek Community Church will sponsor a free Special Needs Resource Fair on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair will take place at Richland Creek... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/06/2017
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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