Registration for the Hope Run & Family Picnic is now open. A signature event for Trellis Supportive Care, formerly Hospice & Palliative CareCenter, returns to Bailey Park on Saturday, April 13th for the 23rd Annual Hope Run & Family Picnic.
The Hope Run & Family Picnic will include:
• 5K Run/Walk
• Stroller Mile
• Dash Kids Dash
• Face Painting and Balloon Artist for the Kids
• And appearances by The WSSU Red Sea of Sound, Lisa & The Saints and Shiloh Hill
When registering, be sure to sign up for the Family Picnic. Packages for families and individuals include meals, sampling from local breweries and a picnic blanket. Most importantly, families will enjoy a fun-filled day in a family-oriented environment with their children and friends. Register here.
Wake Forest students in Joel Tauber’s “Filmmaking and Video Art: Site Specific” class will project their two-channel video art projects onto Bailey Power Plant, near Wake Downtown and Bailey Park. There will be a reception by the waterfall in Bailey Park.
In the event of rain, the projection will take place on Thursday, February 28 from 7 – 9 pm.
Come see artwork by Connor Buck, Melissa Cooney, Will Fullerton, Courtney Geiger, Lauren Murphy, Wubetu Shimelash and Kehui Zhu.
The 2018 Juneteenth Festival, a national celebration of freedom, will offer jazz, gospel, blues, and R&B featuring performances by Tony Dove, Big Ron Hunter, Voices of God’s Children, Keith Byrd, Galvin Crisp, Diana Tuffin, Otesha African Dance Ensemble, and Big 4 Choir.
The day will include a health fair with seminar screenings, interactive heritage displays, exhibitors, artists and craftsmen, book signings, and community agencies. Food trucks and vendors will offer ethnic dishes and merchandise.
A youth area will include face-painting, dance workshops, crafts and music. Special African American heritage tours will be offered through the Innovation Quarter to learn about the once thriving and bustling African American business community. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the 4th/Church Street deck.