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Wake Forest Library Book Sale Needs Volunteers

Wake Forest Library Book Sale Needs Volunteers

The Friends of the Wake Forest Community Library are having their annual fund-raising book sale, and they are in need of volunteers starting this week. The Friends are seeking volunteers to help us set up, organize, assist during the sale and pack up unsold books for return to storage. They can use help on any […]

Wake Forest’s Great Grass Giveaway Coming Saturday

The Town of Wake Forest’s Fourth Annual “Great Grass Giveaway” is set for Saturday, April 28, at the Public Works Operations Center, 234 Friendship Chapel Road. The event is scheduled from 7 a.m. until noon – or until the supply of Bermuda grass seed is exhausted. The grass seed will be offered on a first come, first served […]

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Annual HerbFest Right Around the Corner

Get your planting gloves on because the Wake Forest Annual HerbFest is coming soon! The Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment is proud to present the 13th Annual Wake Forest HerbFest.   This popular annual event has been offering attendees the greatest selection of organic herb plants and local grown perennials in one place for the last twelve […]

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Register Now for Wake Forest Rotary 5K and Fun Run

The Rotary Club of Wake Forest is proud to present the 11th Annual 5K Road Race. This year we are pleased to have REX UNC Health Care and Orthopaedic Specialists of NC as our title sponsors. Many thanks for their support. Rotary is an international service organization. The men and women of Rotary are business and professional leaders who volunteer […]

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Heritage Wake Forest Has 12 Stops on Spring New Homes Tour

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Heritage Wake Forest Has 12 Stops on Spring New Homes Tour

Wake Forest residents planning to take the Spring New Homes Tour won’t have to go very far to see almost two dozen homes this weekend. Heritage Wake Forest will the most homes of any development on the tour at 12 homes. Four more homes are in Wake Forest, one in Rolesville, and several within a […]

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Take Your Old Prescriptions to Town Hall

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Take Your Old Prescriptions to Town Hall

Spring cleaning is upon us, and it is a great time to attack the kitchen and bathroom cabinets where you keep your medications. The Wake Forest Police Department is joining forces with the State Bureau of Investigations, Safe Kids North Carolina, and Riverkeepers of NC to host Operation Medicine Drop to collect unused medicines at […]

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Pieces of Gold Event to Feature Students from Local Elementary, High Schools

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Pieces of Gold Event to Feature Students from Local Elementary, High Schools

Wake Forest-area students will perform on stage at Memorial Auditorium in Downtown Raleigh. The Wake Education Partnership hosts the Pieces of Gold student performance event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m., and students from North Forest Pines Drive Elementary, Pleasant Union Elementary, and Wake Forest-Rolesville High School will participate. The performance highlights student talent […]

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You, Too, Can Be A Lorax and Speak for the Trees

The Lorax spoke for the Truffula Trees. He warned the Once-ler not to cut down all the trees to make thneeds. He urged caution and begged the Once-ler to plant more trees. Your chance to speak for the trees is Saturday. Follow the Lorax’s wishes and plant one of the town’s free tree seedlings someplace. […]

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Sponsors Needed For Purple Heart Dinner

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Sponsors Needed For Purple Heart Dinner

Sponsors are sought for the third annual Purple Heart Dinner set for Saturday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. at Wake Forest Presbyterian Church. Coordinated by the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation, the event is a celebration of military heroes from throughout Wake and Franklin counties. While honoring Purple Heart Medal recipients and their families, the dinner is open […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

On Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6 pm, Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, Friendship Chapel Road, Wake Forest will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday by honoring first-year Coach Reggie Lucas, who led the Wake Forest-Rolesville High School football team to a winning season that ended when the Cougars lost to Jack Britt in the regional final. Guest speaker, Dr. Tom Jackson, pastor emeritus at Wake Forest Baptist, will honor the coach and team on January 21 with a dinner and program. The program will also recognize the students from local schools who won the contest for art, writing, and creative performance. Now in its 16th year, the event is free and open to the public.

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