Apr
5
Mon
2021
SoJo Story Walks @ Multiple Locations
Apr 5 – Sep 12 all-day

SoJo Story Walks

SoJo Story Walks is an interactive story experience where participants can walk along the Jordan River Trail while reading page displays from popular children’s books. Participants can submit photos with their favorite pages and send them in for a chance to win prizes.

The fun begins at 947 W. Shields Lane, 4500 W. Skye Drive and 2400 Royal Heights Drive.

*Please use social distancing guidelines.
**Please note that your photos and videos will be used for marketing purposes and may be shared with the media along with your name.

Story Walk Submission

Submit a photo of you or your group with your favorite page of the story each week and be entered to win awesome prizes!
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    May
    12
    Wed
    2021
    Write Around SoJo – Writing Contest @ Online Contest
    May 12 @ 8:00 am – Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm

    Rules and Guidelines

    • $10 resident/$20 non-resident registration fee is due by Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm. Register at register.sjc.utah.gov.
    • 5,000 words or less
    • Categories include: works of poetry, short stories, first chapters, and personal essays
    • Each category will be divided into two groups: youth (12-17) and adults (18+)
    • Only one entry per author will be accepted
    • To keep the submission anonymous, the entrant’s name can only appear on the title page and the title must be on each page.
    • Submissions should
      • Be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format
      • Use a 12-point standard font (Times New Roman or Courier)
      • Be double spaced with one-inch margins
      • Unpublished works only
    • Works may NOT include:
      • Discriminatory Content (ableism, racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia, etc.)
      • Copyrighted Materials
      • Overly Controversial Content

    Judging Criteria

    • Submissions will be scored on a scale of 1 to 10 in the following categories:
      • Originality
      • Writing style (voice)
      • Plot Structure
      • Characterization
      • Quality of writing
      • Grammar
    • Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.

    Submit Entry Here

    • Accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf, Max. file size: 32 MB.

    Jun
    1
    Tue
    2021
    Museum Mashup: Weave a Turtle Friend @ Gale Center
    Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day
    Museum Mashup: Weave a Turtle Friend @ Gale Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States

    June Museum Mashup
    Weave a Turtle Friend
    June 1-30

    Make a new friend this summer! Learn an easy weaving technique and make a tiny turtle friend to hang out with. Craft packets will be available throughout June at the Gale Center while supplies last. Our webpage has a supply list and instructions, if you prefer to visit us virtually! It will also have more fun downloads for the month of June.

    Museum Mashup at the Gale Center is funded in part by a grant from Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, & Parks. Thank you!

    Instructions
    Supply List

    Jun
    2
    Wed
    2021
    Art with Nancy : 2nd – 6th grade @ South Jordan Community Center
    Jun 2 @ 4:15 pm – Nov 10 @ 5:15 pm

    Art Class with Nancy is a monthly, creativity-based, four-class, art course for boys and girls ages 2nd-6th grade. Each month focuses on a new project. For more information please visit www.artclasswithnancy.com

    Sign up early, space is limited! Register online at register.sjc.utah.gov! Register under Activities for Registration – Arts Programming – Art Class with Nancy.

    JUNE CLASSES: Still Life/Stuffed Animals – June 2, 9, 16, & 23 Important: (Parents are asked to supply their child with – a set of Colored pencils, a set of Colored Markers, and an 8 count Water Color Paint Set)

    JULY CLASSES: Fiber Art – July 7, 14, 21, & 28  Important: (Parents are asked to supply their child with – white, cotton, t-shirt they will need to bring Sharpie Markers in their choice of colors) 

    )SEPTEMBER CLASSES: Animal Art – September 1, 8, 15, & 22  Important: (Parents are asked to supply their child with – a set of Colored pencils, a set of Colored Markers, and an 8 count Water Color Paint Set)

    Please see www.artclasswithnancy.com for details. Class Schedule: Day 1: Draw, Day 2: Paint, Day 3: Draw, Day 4: Paint **There are no makeup classes so students must attend all classes to keep up with the schedule**

    The instructor will provide – Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Supplies, Water Bowls, Paper Towels, Paint Brushes, and Instruction. TUITION REDUCED to $40.00 to compensate for students bringing their own supplies.

    COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. If your child is sick, please keep them home. Follow proper hygiene guidelines – soap or hand sanitizer will be provided in the classroom. Parents must stay in the car and students will be spaced 6ft from other students.

    Jul
    9
    Fri
    2021
    SoJo Glow 5K & 10K 2021 @ Mulligans Golf & Games
    Jul 9 @ 11:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 2:00 am

     

    Glow 2019

    Glow Run and Party – It’s in person!

    Let’s party for the 2021 SoJo Glow Run. This year we’ll have fun glow events, vendors, and activities for families to do leading up to our races, so stop by early! If you show up before dark, get in some mini golfing at Mulligans with your family.

    July 9, 2021
    5K – $25 | 11:00 p.m. | Ruck 10:30 p.m.
    10K – $25 | 10:45 p.m. |  Ruck 10:30 p.m.
    Kids Run – $5 | $12 (w/Shirt) | 9:00 p.m.

    Race Entries Include
    Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

    Check out all the Race Series races!

    Register Here

    Sep
    17
    Fri
    2021
    SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands @ Salt Lake County Equestrian Park & Event Center
    Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day
    SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands @ Salt Lake County Equestrian Park & Event Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States

    2021 SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands

    Application and Terms and Conditions of Participation

    SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands Video Submission

    DUE July 5, 2021

    Thank you for your interest in the SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands. By entering this competition, each member of your band must agree to the following terms and conditions:

    • This is an all-ages, family-oriented community event. Music lyrics must be clean. The performance must be free of all violence, vulgarity, lewdness, sexual content, and adult language. Failure to comply with these standards will result in disqualification from the competition.
    • This competition will take place in three rounds as described below. If a band advances to the final round, they will be competing with a 25-minute live set at South Jordan City’s SoJo Summerfest on September 17, 2021.
    • Bands chosen to advance will be chosen by a panel of judges.
    • Individuals may only enter in one band and the individuals in each band should remain constant.
    • Bands must submit all songs in the form of a YouTube link. A “music video” is not required, the video can just be a cell phone video of the band playing the song.

    Round 1:

    • Each group will be allotted a total of four (4) minutes to perform one song they feel best represents their Any band going over their time limit may be disqualified or have points deducted.
    • Entries will be judged by an internal committee, the bands progressing to Round 2 will be notified on July 19, 2021.

    Round 2:

    • Each advancing group will be allotted a total of 10 minutes to perform up to two additional songs, one cover song and one original song OR two original songs on or before August 2, 2021. Any band going over their time limit or fail to have additional videos submitted on time may be disqualified or have points
    • Entries from both rounds will be judged by our professional judges. The bands progressing to the Final Round will be announced on August 16, 2021.

    Final Round:

    • If a band advances to the final round, they will be competing with a 25-minute live set at South Jordan City’s SoJo Summerfest on September 17, 2021.
    • Winners from each category will perform a final 45-minute set on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

    If you have any questions about this event, please contact Natalie Domino at sojoevents@sjc.utah.gov.

    SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands

    • Band Information

      Please provide as much information about your band as you can.
    • Video Submissions

      Please provide one link to a video of your group performing a song up to four (4) minutes long.
    • Band Member Information

      Please provide information for all band members. Please list the main contact first. Each individual may only participate in one band.
    • Please provide additional information for each band member. Click on the plus button on the right to add another member.
      NameAgePositionPhoneEmail 

     

    Sep
    18
    Sat
    2021
    SoJo Summerfest Parade @ City Park
    Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 pm
    SoJo Summerfest Parade @ City Park | South Jordan | Utah | United States

     

    South Jordan Summerfest 2021: Where Summer Begins Ends!

    Parade Date & Time: September 18, 9:00 am

    South Jordan City welcomes you to the annual Summerfest celebration–a favorite among participants and residents alike. Please take a moment to read the following entry form information.

    Complete the entry form below and submit before or on the August 16th deadline to avoid the late fee. Please also read and be familiar with the parade rules and regulations, also below. Thank you!

    General Information

    • Application deadline is August 16th. $25 late fee on all applications after August 16th
    • No applications will be accepted after August 25th (after August 16th, a $25 late fee will be required).
    • This year’s parade will be limited to the first 100 entries.
    • Each entry is limited to 4 motorized vehicles. Drivers of motorized vehicles must have valid Utah driver’s licenses.
    • The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. SHARP. The earliest staging time will begin at 7:15 a.m. on 2200 W. (2200 W & 10900 S). All entries must enter from 11400 S and 2200 W via northbound traffic only. All southbound traffic on 2200 West will be closed.
    • All entries must check-in and proceed to their pre-assigned staging location promptly. Watch for signs along 2200 W for your check-in entrance. All entries must be in place by 8:30 a.m.
    • The Parade Route will begin at 11010 S, 2200 W. will run north on 2200 W, and turn east on to Park Road, then will run through City Park and end at South City Park baseball field parking (see attached map)
    • Unloading of vehicles and participant pick up will take place in the South City Park baseball field parking
    • By September 10th, the entry contact name will receive – in an email – a parade number, staging time, route map, line-up and staging information. Please adhere to your staging time. All entry participants must arrive at your assigned time. Your parade number must be visible to the parade announcers and must be placed on the front of the entry or may be carried by a walker.
    • By submitting your application you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City of South Jordan, its elected and appointed officials, officers, agents, employees, contractors and volunteers from any liability for injury, loss, claims or damages which may be asserted as arising out of the negligent operations, acts, or omissions of all participants in your parade entry in connection with this event.

    South Jordan Summerfest Parade Guidelines, Terms, & Conditions

    This year’s parade will be limited to the first 100 entries. Each entry must have completed a timely application. Any unpermitted entry will be escorted off the parade route.

    Please be sure to communicate these rules to everyone in your entry. Only one copy of these rules is attached to each entry form.

    If motorized vehicles will be included, each entry will be limited to 4 vehicles. Drivers of motorized vehicles must have valid Utah driver licenses.

    • Speed will not exceed 5 mph while participating in the parade.
    • Inappropriate/reckless driving will not be tolerated by motor vehicles.
    • Do not allow participants to hang off the sides of moving vehicles.
    • All participants in an entry are strongly encouraged to help the driver watch for children along the parade route as they occasionally run in front of a driver to grab poorly tossed candy and souvenirs.

    All minors riding bicycles, using skateboards, scooters, or roller blades must wear appropriate safety equipment.

    Appropriate music or sound may be used by an entry; however, no air horns or excessive noise/music is permitted.

    Propelling water at parade spectators along the route is strictly prohibited. Water guns and/or water balloons are not permitted in the parade.

    Do not throw or shoot candy, paper, or souvenirs at spectators. However, a gentle “UNDERHAND” toss is acceptable.

    All animal entries must arrange to provide their own accompanying clean-up crews.

    Keep within 20 – 30 feet of the entry in front of you. Do not pause during the parade except to maintain proper distance, or during an emergency.

    City and parade officials reserve the right to eject any entry at any time failing to comply with parade rules and regulations, or posing safety risks to their participants or spectators.

    SoJo Summerfest Parade Application

    • Entry Name
    • Email
    • Type of Entry
    • Appoximate Length of Entire EntryNumber of Vehicles (Limited to 4)Number of People
    • By uploading an image of your entry we can determine the best staging location to place you.
      Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, Max. file size: 32 MB.