PRCR News

Music at Midday continues on Thursdays through June 1 

Two talented music acts will round out the spring edition of Music at Midday beginning with Teresa Williams and John Custer performing 70s rock this Thursday, May 25. The lunchtime performance series concludes with jazz ensemble Capital Transit on... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/22/2017

Joyner Park to host National Trails Day June 3 

The Town of Wake Forest will celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The free event will include an Environmental Education Expo featuring interactive environmental... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/22/2017

Carolina Puppet Theatre Returns to the Renaissance Centre June 7 

Carolina Puppet Theatre returns to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., on Wednesday, June 7, at 11 a.m. Carolina Puppet Theatre has been entertaining families for over 20 years with fast-paced, interactive performances full of... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/22/2017

Renaissance Centre to host Special Needs Movie Night Friday 

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host Special Needs Movie Night on Friday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department, this free event will offer exceptional children and their... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/16/2017

Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park Begin Saturday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is hosting a free, monthly outdoor movie series from May through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The first in the series of “Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park” ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/16/2017

Summer Day Camp registration is underway 

Summer is just around the corner and the Town of Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is accepting registrations for the popular day camp for kids - “Camp Nahele.” Designed for children ages 6-12, Camp Nahele... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/16/2017

“Six Sundays in Spring” continues through June 4 

Three talented and diverse music acts will round out this year’s Six Sundays in Spring concert series beginning this Sunday, May 21, with Hank, Pattie & The Current. The performances will continue on May 28 with Walking for Pennies and conclude... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/16/2017

Several seats still available for Saturday’s R.I.S.E. Women’s Empowerment Workshop 

A limited number of seats are still available for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department’s R.I.S.E. (Rise, Inspire, Succeed Empower) Women’s Empowerment Workshop on Saturday, May 20. The event is scheduled from... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/15/2017

Specialized Recreation Public Meeting May 18 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a public meeting concerning specialized recreation programming on Thursday, May 18. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Wake Forest Town Hall Ground... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/15/2017

Installation of sprayground building may cause minor traffic delays along Taylor Street 

Drivers may experience periodic delays Wednesday and Thursday, May 17-18, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day in the vicinity of the Taylor Street/Juniper Avenue intersection. Hollins Construction Services, Inc. will utilize a crane and a 75-foot-long... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/15/2017
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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