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

Traffic Alert – Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass

Utility Service Contractors (USC), a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the right westbound lane along Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass from South Franklin Street to South Main Street/US 1A Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 24-25, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The lane closure is necessary to allow crews…… Continue reading Traffic Alert – Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass

COVID-19 claims outdoor Town events through July

In response to North Carolina’s current restrictions on outdoor gatherings, the Board of Commissioners (BOC) has agreed to suspend through July 2021 all Town-sponsored events that draw large crowds.Notable events affected by the board’s decision include but are not limited to Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park, Six Sundays in Spring, Friday Night on White…… Continue reading COVID-19 claims outdoor Town events through July

Register now for Mother-Son Superhero Bingo

In an ongoing effort to promote family activities, while also emphasizing the importance of staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is offering Mother-Son Superhero Bingo on Friday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m., at Holding Park Aquatic Center, 133 W. Owen Ave. Intended for mothers and…… Continue reading Register now for Mother-Son Superhero Bingo

Traffic Alert – Harris Road

Kenneth West, Inc., a contractor working at the future Devon Square Home Community, will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Harris Road between Capital Boulevard and E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, Monday-Friday, Feb. 22-26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow…… Continue reading Traffic Alert – Harris Road

Register now for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament April 24

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host an online esports gaming tournament featuring “Rocket League” on Saturday, April 24.  Open to players ages 10 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on Twitch.tv. Registration is underway through Wednesday, April 22, at https://wakeforestnc.recdesk.com/Community/Home. The cost is…… Continue reading Register now for “Battle in the Forest” esports gaming tournament April 24

Trash & Recycling Collection Suspended Thursday

Due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions across much of its service area, Republic Services will not collect trash and recycling in Wake Forest today (Thursday, Feb. 18).Republic will resume operations on Friday by collecting Thursday’s trash and recycling route and collecting Friday’s route on Saturday.Republic will operate according to the normal schedule next…… Continue reading Trash & Recycling Collection Suspended Thursday

Virtual “Neck of the Woods” performance series begins March 1

Beginning March 1 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 will be different and feature one…… Continue reading Virtual “Neck of the Woods” performance series begins March 1