Due to a scheduling issue resulting from Hurricane Florence, Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day is moving to Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave. The festivities will take place from 1-4 p.m.
Holding Park features a large playground with five slides and swings, picnic tables and a basketball court. In addition, the new Holding Park Aquatic Center will be open free to the public Saturday from 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Area residents are invited to spend the day at Holding Park enjoying the new aquatic center and the Good Neighbor Day festivities – all in one location.
Good Neighbor Day is an annual celebration that assembles Wake Forest residents from all walks of life for a day of free food, fun and family entertainment. By bringing together a mix of cultures, music, ages and ethnicities, the event celebrates diversity and promotes goodwill among all of Wake Forest’s citizens.
A special part of this year’s Good Neighbor Day will be the presentation of the ninth annual “Good Neighbor of the Year” Award. The honor will be presented to a local youth and adult who consistently demonstrate an unfailing commitment to preserving, maintaining, and improving the quality of life in their neighborhood and community.
Over 4,000 Wake Forest-area residents have participated in Good Neighbor Day since its inception in 2006. Offering food, dancing, local musicians, a DJ, face painting, prizes, and recreational activities for both children and adults, this family-oriented celebration promises something for everyone.
The HRC encourages diversity and promotes goodwill among all citizens of Wake Forest. Good Neighbor Day serves as a catalyst for carrying out the town’s vision of “building a community populated by diverse groups whose common bond is a love of our town.”
For more information about Good Neighbor Day, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Good Neighbor Day.”