The Northern Wake Senior Center is in the process of completing final inspections. Crews are placing furniture throughout the building and performing a final round of cleaning. Once inspections are completed, a punch list must be completed before the facility can be occupied.

Wake Forest Police arrested a local man wanted in connection with several vehicle break-ins - thanks to a resident who reported witnessing suspicious activity. The Wake Forest Police Department relies on the Town’s citizens to be its eyes and ears. Anyone witnessing or experiencing suspicious activity is urged to call the police department at 9-1-1 or 919-556-9111. You may remain anonymous.

The Stadium Drive Complete Street Project is in its final stages. Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, has traffic flowing in the designated traffic pattern and is actively completing the center median for the roundabout located at the intersection of South Wingate Street and Stadium Drive.

The final asphalt surface will be installed in the next few weeks, dependent on weather and temperature since asphalt cannot be placed beneath certain thresholds. Fred Smith Co.’s landscaping subcontractor is actively installing landscaping with topsoil and sod extending from Glencoe Drive and South Wingate Street. New trees and shrubs are also being installed.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is recruiting specialized recreation instructors for a variety of youth and adult programming for persons with disabilities. PRCR is especially in need of the following program instructors: hip hop dance, yoga, therapeutic drumming, cooking/baking, theater/acting, and workplace readiness.
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is inviting  residents to Cinema Day at the Center this Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11:30 a.m. at the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road. The featured film will be “Free Birds” (PG) and admission is free.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host two performances of Joshua Lozoff’s “Life is Magic” on Friday, Nov. 22. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and seniors.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host three performances of “Live from Nashville - Merry Country Christmas” on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15. Saturday’s showtime is 7 p.m., while Sunday showtimes are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.
The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting monetary donations through Saturday, Nov. 23, as part of its 13 th Annual Turkey Drive. Area residents can support this worthy cause by submitting online donations via PayPal .
The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday-Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday . The collection of garbage and recycling for the week of Nov. 25 will change as follows: Thursday’s route will be collected Friday, Nov. 29, and Friday’s route will be collected Saturday, Nov. 30.  
Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer a free performance of Cratchit Family Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. 405. S. Brooks St.
The  next census  is coming in 2020. By April 2020, households will receive an invitation to participate in the census. The process is quick and easy. You'll then have three options to respond: 1) Online (for the first time!); 2) By phone; and
3) By mail. Learn more about the  2020 Census .
The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting donations from area residents and businesses for the 21st Annual Shop with a Cop . Donations are accepted online but can also be mailed or delivered to the Wake Forest Police Department, 225 S. Taylor St.
Flaherty Dog Park is set to undergo an extensive round of renovations, including the addition of new fencing, new and self-closing gates, a secondary entrance/exit, fully-accessible shade structure and more.
Although Christmas is still several weeks away, Wake Forest offers a variety of yuletide events in early December guaranteed to deliver a hearty helping of holiday spirit for the entire family. From the Lighting of Wake Forest and Pictures with Santa to Merry Country Christmas and the annual Christmas Parade, the holiday season is jam-packed with fun-filled happenings guaranteed to put you in a festive mood.
The Town of Wake Forest is conducting an online survey to gather input from residents concerning what they want in the way of information - and how they want it. The survey asks residents how they currently receive information and how they prefer to get news from the Town.
You can receive email notifications concerning road closures and traffic alerts in Wake Forest by signing up for E-Notifier - our free email subscription service. The service allows you to subscribe to several specific information categories and receive an e-mail notification whenever we post new information on the website related to your selected categories.
The Town of Wake Forest is recruiting friendly, outgoing volunteers to greet and help direct customers visiting Town Hall as part of the Guest Services Volunteer Program.
Wake Forest sanitation customers can now use an online form to request a variety of assistance related to their rollout trash and recycling carts. The form can be used to request service, request an upgrade to your recycling cart, order extra carts and report damaged or missing carts.
The Renaissance Centre is currently accepting film submissions via FilmFreeway for the the 2 nd Annual Wake Forest Film Festival on Friday-Saturday, March 13-14, 2020. Entitled “A Light in the Forest,” the event will spotlight passionate, creative and thought-provoking movies by some of today's most promising and accomplished local, national and international filmmakers. 
The Wake Forest Loop (WFL), a weekday, fare-free bus for residents traveling within Wake Forest and a portion of Wakefield, is now offering an early/late extension along North Main Street and a mid-day extension into Heritage.
Before wintry weather comes our way, all Wake Forest residents are encouraged to opt-in to the Town's phone notification system and provide their complete contact information, including cell phone numbers and email addresses.
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