Families, dance enthusiasts and the public are invited to celebrate dance and music during Saturday's Wake Forest Dance Festival at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Admission is free.

The Wake Forest Police Department is encouraging area residents, businesses, neighborhood groups, and homeowners’ associations to show their support for police-community crime prevention partnerships by participating in Wake Forest’s National Night Out on Monday, Oct. 7. The event will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre parking lot, 405 S. Brooks St.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will present “Angelina Ballerina The Musical” on Friday, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 plus tax and can be purchased both online and at the door.
The Town of Wake Forest and Wake Forest Power (WFP) are joining more than 2,000 not-for-profit utilities in celebrating Public Power Week Oct. 6-12. As part of this annual week-long celebration, the Town and WFP will offer several special events and activities.
Wake Forest is introducing a new educational series for residents interested in learning about lawn care, landscaping, plants and trees. The new “Lawn & Landscape Series” is comprised of “Lawn Care 101” workshops and “Tree Talk” seminars. The sessions continue Tuesday, Oct. 8, with “Easy Landscaping - Plants & Shrubs.” 
You're invited to the official grand opening of the Joyner Park Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. The event will serve as the official opening of the 32,000 square-foot community center and the adjacent playground.
 
Beginning Monday, Oct. 14, the Wake Forest Loop (WFL), a weekday, fare-free bus for residents traveling within Wake Forest and a portion of Wakefield, will expand to offer an early/late extension along North Main Street and a mid-day extension into Heritage.
The Town of Wake Forest is again making it easy for area residents to keep track of popular Town events with its 14-month wall calendar. Now available at several area locations, the free calendar offers a comprehensive listing of events scheduled between November 2019 and December 2020. 
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is looking for responsible adults interested in volunteering their time to coach in the several leagues during the upcoming Youth Basketball season.
The Town of Wake Forest often receives inquiries from area residents and candidates concerning rules for political signs. While temporary political signs advertising candidates or issues are permitted, a combination of state law and municipal code regulates how political signs may be displayed within Wake Forest.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will introduce the 2019-20 “Rockin’ the Forest” music series on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. with one of our area’s most popular party bands – Hip Pocket. 
You're invited to the 37 th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. The service will honor Henry Clay Willis and take place in Centennial Plaza, gateway to the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.
You can make a difference in our community by applying for one of the upcoming vacancies on the Town’s advisory boards. The boards were established to give residents input into what happens in the community and to advise the Board of Commissioners on matters that affect citizens and their town government. Applications accepted through Oct. 31.
The Wake Forest Police Department is warning residents that law enforcement officers are being impersonated in a recently reported phone scam. Although WFPD has not received any reports, Raleigh Police have reported incidents of residents receiving calls from individuals posing as Wake Forest Police officers.
Geared for kids in preschool through second grade and their families, this free hands-on musical activity will combine music and storytelling. Afterwards, audience members will have the opportunity to try their favorite instrument in the instrument zoo.
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will sponsor its annual Halloween Spooktacular on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 4:30-8 pm at the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. The Halloween Spooktacular is a free, family-oriented festival for children ages 12 and younger.
Applications are being accepted for participation in the 2019 Wake Forest Christmas Parade. Application forms are available online  and at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.
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 Police Department has scheduled its next Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events class for Tuesday, Oct. 29. The session will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. inside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. 
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. 
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