Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Klyde Warren Park Hosts Celebratory Weekend Here in Uptown


To Mark One Year Anniversary

What: One Year Anniversary Weekend: To celebrate the first anniversary of its opening, Klyde Warren Park will host a weekend full of free family-friendly activities Oct. 24 – 27. In its first year, the park has welcomed close to one million visitors, held over 900 programs and hosted nearly 50 special events. With the park’s restaurant, Savor, and its companion kiosk, Relish, officially open, the park is now complete. Savor will host its grand opening this month.
Head to the park to help us celebrate and enjoy free activities and performances all weekend long. Plans include:
Thursday, Oct. 24:
 12:15 – 1 p.m.: Ideas in Bloom with the Staff of the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation (The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room)
 5:30 – 6 p.m.: Skyline 360 Tour – Dallas Center for Architecture (The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room)
 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.: Yoga – Bikram Yoga Dallas (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Music from Decks in the Park DJs (Muse Family Performance Pavilion)
 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.: Music from Le Cure (Muse Family Performance Pavilion)
Friday, Oct. 25:
 6:30 p.m. – Midnight: Carmen Simulcast from The Dallas Opera (Muse Family Performance Pavilion and Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 Activities include a pre-show sing-along and Carmen costume contest
Saturday, Oct. 26:
 9 – 10 a.m.: Boot Camp – SWEAT (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 10 – 11 a.m.: Yoga – Dallas Yoga Center (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 10 – 11 a.m.: Yoginos: Yoga for Youth – Crow Collection (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.: Putting Clinic with Ron Samples (East Lawn)
 12 – 1 p.m.: Capoeira Demonstration with RCJ Machado Jiu Jitsu (Muse Family Performance Pavilion)
 1 – 1:30 p.m.: Skyline 360 Tour – Dallas Center for Architecture (The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room)
 1 – 2 p.m.: Secret Life of Pigeons – Trinity River Audubon Center (Muse Family Performance Pavilion)
 1 – 2 p.m.: Dallas Children’s Theater (Children’s Park)
 1 – 3 p.m.: Day of the Dead Craft – Latino Cultural Center (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 1 – 5 p.m.: Build Your City! – Dallas Center for Architecture (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 1 – 5 p.m.: Chess Simul Play and Lessons – UTD (The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room)
 1 – 5 p.m.: Face painters, juggler, story teller, caricaturist (throughout the park)
 2 – 3 p.m.: Music from Victor Andrada (Moody Plaza)
 2:30 – 3 p.m.: Skyline 360 Tour – Dallas Center for Architecture (The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room)
 3 – 4 p.m.: Instrument Petting Zoo – School of Rock (The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room)
 3 – 4 p.m.: Music from Tyler Lowe (Moody Plaza)
 4 – 5 p.m.: Music from Johnny Beauford (Moody Plaza)
 6:30 – 10 p.m.: Open Classical DFW Concert (Muse Family Performance Pavilion)
Sunday, Oct. 27:
 10 – 11 a.m.: Yoga – Exhale Dallas (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 12 – 1 p.m.: J Flash Fitness Class – JCC (Ginsburg Family Great Lawn)
 1 – 3 p.m.: Drumming with George Cortez (Moody Plaza)
Other participating organizations include:
 AT&T Performing Arts Center
 Downtown Dallas, Inc.
 Nasher Sculpture Center
 Oral Fixation – An Obsession With True Life Tales
 Perot Museum of Nature and Science
 The Shabby Sheep
 Spot Studio
Please visit www.KlydeWarrenPark.org for the most up-to-date information before heading out to the park.
Who: Free and Open to the Public
When: Thursday, Oct. 24 – Sunday, Oct. 27
Where: Klyde Warren Park
About Klyde Warren Park
Klyde Warren Park serves as a central gathering space for Dallas and its visitors to enjoy in the heart of the city. The 5.2-acre deck park, designed by the Office of James Burnett, creates an urban green space over the existing Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul Streets in Downtown Dallas. The Park includes a performance pavilion, restaurant, shaded walking paths, a dog park, a children's park, great lawn, water features, and an area for games, providing year-round activities to all citizens of Dallas. Klyde Warren Park is privately operated and managed by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information on volunteering or donations, please visit www.KlydeWarrenPark.org or call 214-716-4500