Calendar of Events for Wake Forest NC – Week of May 24 – 30, 2010

This past week in Wake Forest NC was filled with activities and events that, from what I can see, so many took advantage of!  The Calendar of Events for Wake Forest NC is just is packed this up-coming week with a really big one!  

HOLDING PARK POOL WILL OPEN FOR THE SUMMER SEASON!!!!!!
Holding Park Pool Wake Forest NC

Along with the opening of the pool you can check all the other great events coming up this week like the continuing “6 Sundays in Spring” outdoor concert and the Wake Forest NC Farmers Market will be in full swing this upcoming weekend with not only it’s incredible fresh produce offerings and homemade treat but they will also be distributing Red Crepe Paper Poppies to honor thoseThings to Do in Wake Forest NC who have served and died for our country!  Don’t forget to stop and pick yours up!

Have fun this week!!!

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club Meeting
Monday, May 24; 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 or laurasgw@nc.rr.com

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club Meeting – Evening
Tuesday, May 25; 6:30 pm weigh in and 6:45 pm meeting 
Wake Forest Baptist Church, Room 213, 103 N. Main St.

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
or laurasgw@nc.rr.com


Holding Park Pool Opens for the Season
Saturday, May 29; 1 pm
Holding Park Pool, 133 W. Owen Ave.
The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department will open Holding Park Pool for the season on Saturday, May 29 at 1 p.m. The pool will be open only on weekends through Sunday, June 13. Beginning Monday, June 14, Holding Park Pool will be open on weekdays and weekends through Sunday, Aug. 22. Holding Park Pool, 133 W. Owen Ave., is one of the area’s largest outdoor public swimming pools. The 50-meter pool is open during the summer months and offers swimming to the general public, as well as water aerobics, swim lessons, lap swim times, and parent/toddler swim times. For more information, visit /residents/parksrecreation_holdingparkpool.aspx or call (919) 554-6180

Wear a Poppy to Honor Those Who Served
Saturday, May 29 – Monday May 31


WF Farmer’s Market, Ace Hardware (Youngsville), Heritage Veteran’s Memorial
Wake Forest Post 187 American Legion Auxiliary will distribute red crepe paper poppies at the WF Farmers Market (May 29, 8am-Noon), at the Ace Hardware in Youngsville (May 29 & 30) and at the Memorial Day Service held at the Heritage Veteran’s Memorial (May 31; 11am-Noon). The poppies have become a nationally known and recognized symbol worn to honor those who served and died for their country. Donations received for the poppies go to veteran’s causes such as the Wounded Warrior Program at Ft. Bragg Army Base and the hospice program at the Durham VA Hospital. Contact Mary at 919-761-1130 or marypetretich@nc.rr.com.

 

Six Sundays in Spring – featuring the Milagro Saints
Sunday, May 30; 5 pm
E. Carroll Joyner Park Amphitheater, 701 Harris Road

Bring the kids, friends, a picnic, and a blanket! Sponsored by the Wake Forest Cultural Arts Association, the Six Sundays in Spring concert series will be held this year on consecutive Sundays from April 25 through May 30. The new home for Six Sundays is the E. Carroll Joyner Park Amphitheater, located at 701 Harris Road. The free concerts begin at 5 pm and last approximately two hours. Snacks and refreshments are available. Come join your friends and neighbors and make this year’s Six Sundays in Spring your best Sundays of the year! Please note: no alcohol, firearms, or unleashed dogs are allowed. For more information, visit http://wakeforestculturalarts.org/sixsundays/.

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