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Wake Forest’s two-day Independence Day Celebration returns July 3-4

Two days’ worth of free fun and excitement await you and your family at Wake Forest’s 2021 Independence Day Celebration. For complete details, visit http://bit.ly/WFIndependenceDay. Fireworks Spectacular This year’s festivities get underway with the Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, July 3. Free and open to the public, our community’s most popular summertime event will take place inside Husky Stadium on the …

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Police Department celebrates six-year anniversary of “Operation Safe Sale”

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) recently celebrated the six-year anniversary of “Operation Safe Sale.” Introduced in May 2015, the initiative encourages Wake Forest residents who are selling or purchasing items advertised online to come to the Police Department, 225 S. Taylor St., to complete their transaction. Transactions may be made in the police department parking lot or inside the …

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Traffic Alert – Heritage Lake Road

Fred Smith Company, a contractor working at the future Legacy at Heritage, will periodically reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Heritage Lake Road from the Gateway Commons entrance to Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass today (Tuesday, June 1), through Tuesday, June 8,  from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The periodic lane closures are necessary …

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PRCR Department to offer expanded access to community centers June 7

Beginning Monday, June 7, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer expanded access by registration only to Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road; Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St.; and Alston-Massenburg Center (AMC), 416 N. Taylor St. Effective June 7, these community centers will operate according to the following schedule: Joyner …

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Volunteers needed for July 4 Children’s Parade

North Carolina’s decision to lift capacity restrictions and end mask and social distancing requirements has paved the way for the return of the July 4 Children’s Parade and Art in the Park. The Wake Forest Optimist Club will coordinate and manage this year’s Children’s Parade on Sunday, July 4. The lineup will begin at 1 p.m. at the intersection of …

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PRCR Department to offer expanded access to community centers June 7

Beginning Monday, June 7, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer expanded access by registration only to Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road; Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St.; and Alston-Massenburg Center (AMC), 416 N. Taylor St. Effective June 7, these community centers will operate according to the following schedule: Joyner …

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Volunteers needed for July 4 Children’s Parade

North Carolina’s decision to lift capacity restrictions and end mask and social distancing requirements has paved the way for the return of the July 4 Children’s Parade and Art in the Park. The Wake Forest Optimist Club will coordinate and manage this year’s Children’s Parade on Sunday, July 4. The lineup will begin at 1 p.m. at the intersection of …

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Volunteers needed for Wake Forest “Potato Drop” June 5

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The Northern Community Food Security Team (NCFST), the Society of St. Andrew and a network of Wake County partners committed to a sustainable food future are recruiting volunteers for the 2021 Wake Forest Potato Drop. Scheduled for Saturday, June 5, in the parking lot of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 520 W. Holding Ave., the Potato Drop will kick …

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PRCR offering Family Mystery Movie Night take-home kits

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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is selling 40 “Family Mystery Movie Night” take-home kits on RecDesk for $5 each. Each kit includes everything you need to enjoy a fun-filled Family Movie Night at home. For just $5, you can register for a kit that includes a family-friendly movie (the movies are G or PG-rated and suitable …

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