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Applications Now Accepted for 2015 Wake Forest Christmas Parade

Applications are now being accepted for participation in the 2015 Wake Forest Christmas Parade. Applications are available online at www.wakeforestnc.gov/wake-forest-christmas-parade.aspx and at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Interested participants may submit their application online or by mail to Wake Forest Christmas Parade, c/o Wake Forest Downtown, Inc., P.O. Box 78, Wake Forest, NC 27588. Entries postmarked by Thursday, …

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Squonk Opera Presents “Pneumatica” Sept 27 & 28

Squonk Opera will perform “Pneumatica” on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St. These outdoor concerts are free and open to the public. As a special bonus on Sept. 27, several …

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Youth Basketball Registration Begins Sept. 1

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will accept Youth Basketball League applications for boys and girls ages 5-18 Sept. 1-30. The fee is $ 40 for residents who live within the Wake Forest corporate limits and $ 80 for anyone who lives outside the town’s corporate limits. Beginning Sept. 1 online registration will be available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/youth-basketball.aspx. …

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Town of Wake Forest Seeking Input on Website Redesign

The Town of Wake Forest is seeking feedback from residents, business owners and visitors concerning what they like and don’t like about the town’s website as it embarks on a total web redesign. From now through Friday, Sept. 25, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/website-survey.aspx to share how you currently interact with the town online. The survey takes about three minutes to complete. Wake …

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Camp Gladiator Moving to Joyner Park

Beginning the week of Sept. 7, Camp Gladiator is moving its Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions to E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. In late May the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department partnered with Camp Gladiator to launch Camp Gladiator (CG) evening sessions at Flaherty Park, 1226 N. White St. Due to popular demand, Camp …

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First Friday Flix Sept. 4

First Friday Flix returns to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. The Renaissance Centre is located at 405 S. Brooks St. First Friday Flix movie screenings are free and open to the public. Concessions, including popcorn and soft drinks, are available for purchase. Due to the terms and conditions outlined in …

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8th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony Sept. 14

Area residents are invited to attend the 8th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. The service will be held in Centennial Plaza, in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., to honor Gerald Arrington who served his nation in the U.S. Army. These ceremonies are typically held on the first …

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Update: Police Investigating North Allen Road Shooting

The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public’s help identifying, locating and arresting the person responsible for Friday evening’s shooting death of Glenn Tashaun Lee. At approximately 9:40 p.m. police responded to a reported shooting along the 400 block of North Allen Road. Upon their arrival, officers located Lee, 27, outside the rear of a residence at 424 N. …

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