“StoryWalk in the Park” is underway at Joyner Park

March is National Reading Month and the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is celebrating by offering “StoryWalk in the Park” at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.StoryWalk in the Park is an innovative and interactive way for readers of all ages to enjoy a story and the outdoors at the same…… Continue reading “StoryWalk in the Park” is underway at Joyner Park

Northeast Community Plan virtual community workshops March 9 & 13

The Town of Wake Forest is in the process of updating the Northeast Community Plan, and we need your input. On Thursday, March 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. and again on Saturday, March 13, from 10-11:30 a.m., the Town will host virtual community workshops that give residents, business owners and stakeholders the opportunity to share their…… Continue reading Northeast Community Plan virtual community workshops March 9 & 13

Harmonia Piano Quartet to headline tonight’s Virtual “Neck of the Woods”

Beginning with tonight’s presentation of the Harmonia Piano Quartet and continuing through April 12, the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and ARTS Wake Forest will present a series of virtual concerts on Mondays at 7 p.m. you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. Each program in the virtual “Neck of the Woods” performance series…… Continue reading Harmonia Piano Quartet to headline tonight’s Virtual “Neck of the Woods”

Youth Spring Baseball & Softball registration ends Sunday

Youth Spring Baseball and Softball registration continues through Sunday, Feb. 28, for boys ages 5-17 and girls ages 5-15. A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on April 30, 2021, and a birth certificate is required for new participants. The in-town registration fee is $60 and the out-of-town fee is $100.Online registration is…… Continue reading Youth Spring Baseball & Softball registration ends Sunday

Phone scammers continue targeting residents, don’t be fooled

The Wake Forest Police Department is again urging residents to guard against becoming the victim of fraud following a reported phone scam involving a plea for a donation to the police department. Many times, it’s hard to tell what’s a scam and what isn’t, but any time someone asks you to donate money over the…… Continue reading Phone scammers continue targeting residents, don’t be fooled

Wake Forest Power responding to outage in vicinity of Woodfield Creek Drive

Approximately 200 Wake Forest Power customers in the vicinity of Woodfield Creek Drive are without power.The outage is the result of a blown transformer. Electric crews are responding, but there is no estimated time for when power will be restored.Wake Forest Power makes it easy for customers to report electric outages and stay informed about…… Continue reading Wake Forest Power responding to outage in vicinity of Woodfield Creek Drive

Water main break closes intersection of Warmoven Street & Federal House Avenue

Wake Forest Police have closed the intersection of Warmoven Street and Federal House Avenue due to a water main break. A detour is in place directing motorists around the work area. Traffic delays are expected, so motorists are urged to avoid the area and take an alternate route.The cause of the rupture is not known,…… Continue reading Water main break closes intersection of Warmoven Street & Federal House Avenue

Men’s & Co-Rec Spring Softball registration ends Sunday

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations for Men’s Spring Softball and Co-Rec Spring Softball through Sunday, Feb. 28. Online registration is available at http://bit.ly/PRCRAdultAthletics. The entry fee for both leagues is $550 per team, and participants must be 18 or older.Men’s Spring Softball games will begin in mid-March…… Continue reading Men’s & Co-Rec Spring Softball registration ends Sunday

Still time to register for Thursday’s “Tree Talk” on soil & composting

The Urban Forestry Board will host a free virtual “Tree Talk” this Thursday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. Led by Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores, the webinar will feature a presentation by Wake County Horticulture Extension Agent Jeana Myers who will discuss soil, soil testing and the benefits of composting.There is no cost to participate,…… Continue reading Still time to register for Thursday’s “Tree Talk” on soil & composting

Adult Spring Co-Rec Kickball registration ends Sunday

The PRCR Department is accepting team registrations for Adult Spring Co-Rec Kickball through Sunday, Feb. 28. Online registration is available at http://bit.ly/WFkickball. The entry fee is $225 per team, and the league is limited to participants ages 18 and older.League games will be played primarily on weeknights and Sunday afternoons beginning in late March.  Anyone…… Continue reading Adult Spring Co-Rec Kickball registration ends Sunday