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Enjoy the rich African American cultural traditions at the 15th Annual Juneteenth Festival.

Join us for music, arts, crafts, vendors, food and more!

Special guest actor and voice artist Geno Segers will conduct a motivational youth session at the festival at 2 pm. Segers played the role of Mufasa in Disney’s Australian stage production of The Lion King. He is best known for the role “Chayton Littlestone” in Cinemax’s Banshee.

The event is free and open to the public. Inside exhibits and performances at Biotech Place end at 5 pm. Outside exhibits and performances at Bailey Park will end at 8 pm. Free Parking in the Church/4th Street Parking deck.


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.


Bring a blanket or a chair! Bring your family and friends! Join the Paint The Town Pink community efforts by enjoying a night out for breast cancer in Bailey Park. There will be food, fun and entertainment. Food, beverages and other vendors will be on site and available for purchase. A percentage of all sales made in the park that day will benefit Paint The Town Pink.


Join the American Heart Association for the 2018 Winston-Salem Heart and Stroke Walk on Sunday, October 14 at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter at Bailey Park. Sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Health and MedCost, the festivities will begin at 1 pm, and the walk begins at 2:30 pm.

Bring your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to help celebrate the Heart & Stroke Walk in Forsyth County. Let’s get healthy together! We’ll walk together to help fight heart disease and stroke, which are the #1 and #5 killers in the U.S.

Honor our local heart disease and stroke survivors during the Red & White Cap Ceremony, cheer for your favorite Mascot in the Mascot Dance-Off, get the kids moving at this year’s expanded Kid Zone, enjoy the 1, 2 or 4-mile walk and bring your dogs dressed to impress for the Puparazzi Parade. This walk is stroller-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome to join in on the fun.

Visit www.winstonsalemheartwalk.org, email winstonsalemheartwalk@heart.org or call (336)-542-4828 for more information.


Healthy for Good is a movement that encourages Americans to lead healthier lives by delivering science-based recommendations, tools, tips and motivation to build healthier behaviors. Healthy for Good comes to life on Sunday, October 14 at Bailey Park where more than 5,000 participants will walk for heart health and raise funds for research, education and advocacy programs in our area. The walk is being led by Gregory Bray, CFO of MedCost and Dr. Julie Freischlag, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Heart-healthy activities will begin at 1 pm and include sponsored wellness tents, a PUParazzi parade, mascot competition, live music, healthy snacks and a one-, two- or four-mile walk. The walk will kick off at 2:30 pm.

Currently, the American Heart Association is funding $1.2 million in research grants in the Triad. Your support makes this possible. Visit the Winston-Salem Heart Walk website to register.


Flow Honda Sunset Thursday returns for its final 2018 session…on a Friday.

2018 will mark the fourth season of Flow Honda Sunset Thursdays. This is a free community concert series at Bailey Park in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Food trucks will be on-site, along with cocktails, beer and wine provided by Hoots Beer Co., for purchase.

Join us for live music from Mt. Joy & Arlie—with dinner from delicious local food trucks.


Rise and truly shine when your donations and registration fees help local children, ages 0-5, and their families overcome the pressures of poverty and reach their full potential—sponsored by Family Services.

Grab your sneakers for a 5K on a downtown course (for serious and not-so-serious runners). The event will be powered by Junction 311 Timing.

Is walking more your speed? The event will also include a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. No pressure here, just good exercise for a great cause.

Participants can also enjoy music, food trucks, kids’ zone, awards, prizes, T-shirts and raffle. It will be a special Saturday morning party in the park!

Bring the whole family––even your work family, church family, friend family, club or team. You’ll have a great time for a great cause! Register before August 10 and save $5.

Event Schedule
7:30 am: Check-in and registration
8:15 am: 1-mile Fun Run/Walk warm-up and stretching
8:30 am: 1-mile Fun Run/Walk start
8:30 am: Last check-in for 5K-timed runners
8:45 am: 5K warm-up and stretching
9 am: 5K start
9:15 am: 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
10:45 am: Awards and prizes

Packet Pick-up
Participants can pick up packets Friday, August 24 at Family Services 1200 S. Broad St. from 9:30 am – 3 pm or on race day.

Donations
Donate back-to-school early-childhood supplies and books for local Head Start and pre-K programs at the packet pickup sites or at Bailey Park (Stay tuned to the Family Services website for more locations). Click here for a supply wish list.

Visit the Wake-Up Walk & 5K website for more information.


2018 will mark the fourth season of Flow Honda Sunset Thursdays. This is a free community concert series at Bailey Park in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Food trucks will be on-site, along with cocktails, beer and wine provided by Hoots Beer Co., for purchase.

Join us for live music from Reuben and the Dark—with dinner from Zeko’s 2 GO Foodtruck’s & CateringTaqueria El Azteca & Taco TruckWS Wings -N- Fins, and Wolfies Gourmet Frozen Custard (Winston-Salem).


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.