Great Things To Do In Wake Forest NC This Week! January 25 – 31, 2009

Things To Do In Wake Forest NCWake Forest NC had some great things to do last week and I hope you got the chance to get out and enjoy a few of them!  This week will be just as busy here in Wake Forest NC with some really exciting things to do!

There is some rain in the forecast this week but there are plenty of Things To Do In Wake Forest NC that will keep you spirits sunny…….check out Life in Wake Forest NC!

From the Town of Wake Forest NC website:

Take Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) Club Meeting – Special Meeting: Putting Your Dreams and Visions into Action
Monday, Jan. 25; 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! In this special meeting, we will create memory boards and show you how to put your visions and dreams into action. Your first session is free and annual membership is only $26. Contact Laura Wickwar for more information at (919) 621-3613.  www.tops.org 


Margaritas and Mambo – Salsa Dance Lessons
Monday, Jan. 25; 7 pm – 11 pm
Tuxedo Junction, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest

Join us for margarita specials and $10 salsa dance lessons! (919) 556-2038  www.tuxedojunctioninc.com


Take Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) Club Meeting – Evening
Tuesday, Jan. 26; 6:45 pm 
Wake Forest Baptist Church Room 213, 103 N. Main St., 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 


Ear Infection Workshop: Ear Infections and Antibiotics – The Truth Every Parent Should Know
Tuesday, Jan. 26; 7 pm
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce

Join this free interactive community special workshop on ear infections, facts, and other choices sponsored by the National Wellness Foundation. Call (919) 453-0367 to reserve your seat.

Book Reading: Connections…100 Years of Wake Forest History

Tuesday, Jan. 26; 7 pm
Northern Regional Center,
350 E. Holding Ave

The Friends of the Wake Forest Library present Carol W. Pelosi, local author and journalist, to discuss her recently published history of Wake Forest. Carol’s book, Connections…100 Years of Wake Forest History, tells the story of the Town of Wake Forest as it grew from 1,443 people in 1910 to over 26,000 in 2008. This program is part of the 2009-2010 Friends of the Library Speaker Series and is free and open to the public. Email friendswflibrary@yahoo.com or contact Terri during business hours at Alphabet Soup Educational Supplies (919-554-3035) for information.


Town of Wake Forest Blood Drive
Thursday, Jan. 28; 9 am – Noon
Parking lot across from Town Hall (401 Elm St.)

Rex Blood Services and the Town of Wake Forest have joined forces once again to collect much needed blood the blood bank. Now, you can register online at www.mysignup.com/wakeforest. Contact Laura Shook-Marino at (919) 784-4776 or email laura.shook-marino@rexhealth.com for more information or to register via phone.


Open Computer Lab
Thursday, Jan. 28; 6 pm – 8 pm
Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club

The Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club offers a computer lab on most Thursday evenings. Visit www.wakebgc.org for more information.

Green Medal Awards Nominations Deadline
Friday, Jan. 29; 5 pm
Wake Forest Town Hall, 401 Elm Ave.

The Wake Forest Urban Forestry Board is seeking nominations for the 2010 Green Medal Awards of Excellence. The Green Medal Awards recognize individuals, groups, and businesses that promote good environmental stewardship and excellence in service, while demonstrating as unwavering commitment to the enhancement of Wake Forest’s urban forest. To view award categories or download a nomination form, click here. Contact Ann Ayers at (919) 554-6607 or aayers@wakeforestnc.gov for more information.

Wake Forest Cemetery Clean Up
Friday, Jan. 29
Wake Forest Cemetery, N. White Street

The Town of Wake Forest will conduct a cleanup at the Wake Forest Cemetery on Friday, Jan. 29. The cleanup will include the removal of all unsightly and/or deteriorated flower arrangements. Residents should remove any arrangements they wish to keep no later than Thursday, Jan. 28 and may reset them beginning Saturday, Jan. 30. All removed arrangements will be placed in storage for one week and will then be discarded. For more information, call (919) 554-6123.

Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club Fine Arts Exhibit
Friday, Jan. 29; 6 – 8 pm
Cameron Village, 430 Woodburn Rd., Raleigh

Visit the Boys & Girls Club organizational Fine Arts Exhibit!  www.wakebgc.org

Winter Blues Coffee House
Friday, Jan. 29; 7 pm
Wake Forest Baptist Church

This event will feature acclaimed jazz pianist, Bradley Sowash, and a jazz instrumental combo. Jazz instrumentalist are invited to join Bradley in an open jam session during the Coffee House. This free event is open to the public and will be held in the fellowship hall with free coffee provided by the Wake Forest Coffee Company. Contact David Fitzgerald at the Wake Forest Baptist Church at (919) 556-5141 for more information.

Leon Jordan and the Continentals On-Stage
Saturday, Jan. 30; 7 pm – 11 pm
Tuxedo Junction, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest

(919) 556-2038  www.tuxedojunctioninc.com

Read the Bible in 90 Days
Sunday, Jan 31 thru Sunday, May 2
Wake Forest Presbyterian Church, 12605 Capital Blvd.

The Bible in 90 Days is a Bible Reading curriculum that helps people read attentively the entire Bible in 90 days (only 12 pages per day). This is not a speed-read through the Bible class, rather more akin to reading the Bible like a novel. Each participant reads on their own, then gathers once a week with other participants. The weekly meetings include a small group discussion, activities, and a video lesson. Many class sessions are available. Registration is free. Visit www.wakeforestpres.org for more information or to register. (919) 556-7777

Bradley Sowash Inspirational Concert
Sunday, Jan. 31; 3 pm
Wake Forest Baptist Church

The Virginia Tull Music and Arts Series of Wake Forest Baptist Church will feature Bradley Sowash in an Inspirational Concert on Sunday, Jan. 31. The concert will feature sacred jazz music by this acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, author, and educator who has delighted listeners for two decades. Tickets for this event are $10 per adult and $5 for children 10 years old and under. Tickets are available at the church office.  (919) 556-5141

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