Voly In The Park
The third annual Voly in the Park on Saturday, June 4, 2016 was a success! It was a partly sunny, warm afternoon at Klyde Warren Park from full of live entertainment and thousands of people signing up to volunteer for nonprofits who need help.
Voly in the Park is Dallas’ only volunteerism festival, featuring 75 nonprofit agencies, hands-on volunteer projects, live entertainment, and more than 5,000 attendees! This festival showcases VolunteerNow's™ proprietary volunteer matching program, VOLY.org. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community. VOLY.org, our online volunteer matching platform, makes it quick and easy for volunteers to connect with more than 1,000 North Texas nonprofits and 900+ volunteer opportunities.
Click below for our participating nonprofits! Community issues and cause areas represented through 2016 nonprofit participants include animal education, the arts, community theatre, disaster relief, domestic violence awareness, early childhood education, history and science, hunger relief, literacy, parks, and environmentalism, among others.
Noon Friday's Foolery
12:30 p.m. Dallas Black Dance Theatre
1 p.m. Armstead
1:30 p.m. Plano Children's Theatre
2 p.m. Taps 'n Tunes
2:30 p.m. Maya Piata
3 p.m. Anita Martinez Ballet Folklorico
3:30 p.m. Justin Philip Brooks
Thank you to our 2016 Voly in the Park sponsors!
Cleaning for a Reason
Our 2015 event was sunny, warm and full of thousands of volunteers! Thank you to our participating nonprofits, performers, volunteers and sponsors for making Dallas' top volunteer festival a success.
Visit our Facebook page for photos of Voly in the Park 2015!
The top volunteer festival in Dallas is returning to Klyde Warren Park on Saturday, June 6 at noon! The second annual Voly in the Park is a vibrant showcase of nonprofits and volunteerism, with more than 70 nonprofits, hands-on volunteer projects and live entertainment - all to celebrate volunteerism and VOLY.org.
VOLY.org is an online platform that makes it quick and easy for area volunteers to connect with organizations that match their passions. The platform offers hundreds of volunteer opportunities at more than 1,000 North Texas nonprofits.
Community issues and cause areas represented through 2015 nonprofit participants include animal education and horse therapy, arts advocacy and the arts, community theatre, disaster relief, domestic violence awareness, early childhood education, history and science, hunger relief, literacy, mentorship, parks, and environmentalism, among others.
Klyde Warren Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy
Dallas, TX 75201
Klyde Warren Park in situated between Uptown and Downtown Dallas, adjacent to the Dallas Arts District, and suspended over Woodall Rodgers Freeway, right between Pearl Street and North St. Paul Street.
From Klyde Warren Park: Always read the posted signs, which supersede any instruction from park staff. Dallas Police can and will issue tickets for illegal parking.
Streets on the park's perimeter and nearby streets offer metered parking. Some parking meter stations accept credit cards as well as cash.
Valet parking is located at Savor on the northbound Woodall Rodgers Freeway access road. Valet is $15 for park patrons and complimentary for those dining at Savor. 2000 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Paid parking is available in the Dallas Museum of Art garage daily. Click here for more information. Additional paid parking is available at the Dallas Credit Union. Click here for more information.
The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority is hosting a celebration of their trolley system the same day, and Voly in the Park is one of the stops! We recommend parking in the Uptown or Downtown residential areas, hopping on the trolley, touring the city and learn about volunteerism at Voly in the Park.
For more information about the park and how to get there, please visit www.klydewarrenpark.org.
12 p.m. Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Patrick Squires Presents: Liquid Nitrogen, Static Hair and Electromagnetism, and the Physics Circus
12:30 p.m. Friday's Foolery
Kevin Gray Jr. - Bass
Kwinton Gray - Keyboard
Felix Tellez - Guitar
Brandon Price - Drums
JaQuay Morgan - Vocals
1:10 p.m. Plano Children's Theatre - Musical Show Tunes: Selections from Mary Poppins
1:25 p.m. Taps N Tunes
1:40 p.m. Anita Martinez Ballet Folklorico - Wonders of Mexico
1:55 p.m. Shingari School of Rhythm - Bollywood Dance
2 p.m. Dallas Zoo - Wild Times! Animal Adventures!
2:45 p.m. Na’Di El-Raks - Egyptian Raqs Sharqi Dance
3 p.m. Justin Philip Brooks - Americana
Justin Philip Brooks - guitar/vocals
Lou Harlas - bass
Thiago Oliveira - drums
3:30 p.m. Reggie Scott - Pop/Soul
Reggie Scott - lead vocal/keys
Caryn Coulson - drums
Paul Bryant - bass
Tyrone Logan - electric
TJ Fletcher - Electric
Colin Marshall - 2nd keys
Chris Walker - background vocal
Chasity Ashmore - background vocal