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Wake Forest hosting virtual spirit week dress-up contest

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WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is inviting residents to show off your imagination and creativity from the safety and comfort of their homes.

During the week of April 6, all Wake Forest families are invited to participate in the town’s first “#StayStrongWF Spirit Week.”

Participation is free.

Each day of Spirit Week is devoted to a different theme:

Monday, April 6: Hero Day — From superheroes to neighborhood heroes, dress up like your favorite hospital/medical worker, first responder, grocery store employee, essential personnel or superhero.

Tuesday, April 7: Crazy Hair Day — Send photos of crazy hair, untouched roots, bedhead or just wild hairdos.

Wednesday, April 8: Build a Fort Day — Show your best fort, complete with pillows and quilts.

Thursday, April 9: School Spirit Day — Recognize your school, teachers and administrators by dressing in your school gear and school colors or dress up like your school mascot.

Friday, April 10: Spring Fever Day — Wear pastel colors, dye eggs or do some gardening or spring cleaning to show how you’re embracing the spring season.

Each day that you participate, share your photos through the online form on the town’s website at At the end of each day of Spirit Week, the town will post on its Facebook page all the pictures it received that day and upload them to our online photo gallery.

Citizens can also share their photos to their own social media accounts with the hashtag #StayStrongWF.

Each day the town will announce on Facebook one winner who will receive a special prize.

For more information, visit