PRCR Introducing “Club Connect” for Special Needs residents June 22

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is introducing a monthly social club in June for special needs residents in our community ages 15 and older. Beginning Thursday, June 22, the PRCR Department will host “Club Connect” on the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 … Read more

Still time to register for June 8 Historic Property Owner Workshop

The Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission and Wake Forest Downtown Development are partnering with the NC State Historic Preservation Office to host two workshops in June for historic property owners. The first workshop took place on June 1. The second, scheduled for Thursday, June 8, will feature David Maurer, AIA, principal of Maurer Architecture in … Read more

Forest Moon Theater presents “The Curious Savage” June 16-18 & June 23-25

Forest Moon Theater will present “The Curious Savage” June 16-18 and 23-25 at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St. Friday and Saturday showtimes are 7:30 p.m.; Sunday showtime is 3 p.m. Greedy children institutionalize their mother in an attempt to get their hands on the family fortune, but Mrs. … Read more

No phone service at Alston-Massenburg Center

The Alston-Massenburg Center is without phone service this afternoon after a construction crew accidentally cut the phone line while working on the Taylor Street Park Sprayground. Anyone with questions concerning the center is encouraged to email; call the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department at 919-435-9560; or utilize the “Contact Us” form on the … Read more

HRC Seeks Nominations for “Good Neighbor of the Year”

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is soliciting youth and adult nominations for the Eighth Annual Good Neighbor of the Year Award. The award is designed to recognize Wake Forest residents who work to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods without seeking recognition for their efforts. Nominees are sought in two divisions: adult and youth … Read more

Final Draft of Renaissance Plan Update Now Available for Public Review & Comment

The final draft of the Renaissance Plan Update is now available for public review and comment at Area residents are encouraged to review the plan and share their comments via email at The deadline to submit comments is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. Originally adopted in 2004, the Renaissance Plan for the Heart … Read more

New Video Offers the “Skinny” on Bulk Waste Pickup

Wake Forest has released an informative and entertaining video on the town’s bulk waste collection program. Produced by Kino Mountain Productions, the two-minute animated production offers a lighthearted take on an often times misunderstood government service. The video attempts to clarify several of the most common misconceptions by highlighting the town’s definition of “bulk waste,” … Read more