Wake Forest NC – Calendar of Events December 28 – January 3, 2010

Things To Do in Wake Forest NCI just HAD to put 2010 in the post title!  Can you believe it????  We have come another whole year my friends!  I hope that you have found these local Wake Forest NC posts with events useful throughout the year and rest assured they will continue!  And, remember, if you ever have an event that you want me to blog about just let me know!  You can call me at 919.649.6128 or simply send me an email.

Here is the final line-up for 2009!  Of course, one of THE most anticipated events will happen this week!  First Light Wake Forest!  Here is the initial post I have on it and stay tuned as I will get the actual schedule of events up soon……

I hope that you ring in the New Year regardless of where you are with friends, family and ones you love!  Much success for ‘010 and thank you from the bottom of my heart for your friendships and your continued support.

Life in Wake Forest NC …. celebrating friends, family and community!

From the Town of Wake Forest website:

Take Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) Club Meeting
Monday, Dec. 28; 9:30 am weigh in and 10:10 am meeting
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 830 Durham Rd., Wake Forest

TOPS is a non-profit weight loss support program that welcomes all! Your first session is free and annual membership is only $26. Contact Laura Wickwar for more information at (919) 621-3613.  www.tops.org 

Christmas Tree Recycling Begins
Monday, Dec. 28
On Monday, Dec. 28, the Town of Wake Forest will begin collecting live Christmas trees for recycling. The trees will be ground into mulch, which will be available free to residents (while supplies last) upon request by calling Betty Pearce at (919) 554-6120 on or after Dec. 28. Wake Forest residents whose yard waste is collected by the Town may participate in the “Treecycling” program by simply removing all decorations, tinsel, nails, tree stands, bags, etc. and placing the “clean” tree at the curb for collection. Collection will be made on your normal residential yard waste collection schedule. Recycling saves space at the landfill and offers a valuable commodity to residents. As a reminder, artificial trees cannot be recycled. Mulch orders cannot be accepted before Dec. 28. 

First Light Wake Forest
Thursday, Dec. 31; 7 pm
Historic Downtown Wake Forest

Ring in the New Year with the 2nd Annual First Light Wake Forest! This non-alcoholic, family-friendly event gets underway at 7 pm along South White Street in downtown Wake Forest with games, activities, and wholesome fun. Sleeping Booty will headline the New Year’s Eve celebration and play three hour-long sets. Scheduled to take the main stage at 8 pm, 9:45 pm, and 11:30 pm, the 10-piece band brings a consistent high-energy show with custom-made outfits, an explosive horn section, lush vocals, and dynamic interactive choreographed showmanship. But that’s not all! Kids will enjoy four giant inflatables, a climbing wall, magicians, balloon artists, and horseback rides, as well as a special countdown and fireworks display at 9 pm. First Light will also include an opening ceremony at 9:15 pm and an exciting fireworks spectacular at midnight. For more information about First Light Wake Forest, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/firstlightwakeforest.aspx

Town Hall Closed
Friday, Jan. 1
The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed on Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Wake Forest bus service and sanitation schedules will be affected. Click here to learn more. (919) 554-6100

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