Apr
10
Fri
2020
SoJo Story Walks @ Jordan River Trail
Apr 10 – Sep 26 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 and 4500 W. Skye 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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Sep
1
Tue
2020
Get to the River 2020 @ Virtual Events
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

2020 Get to the River Festival

About the Festival: The Get to the River Festival is a month-long series of community events centered on the Jordan River and Jordan River Parkway. During 30 days in September, cities and counties along the river will host events near their section that help celebrate, protect, and restore the Jordan River.

The Jordan River corridor runs through three counties and sixteen cities flowing from Utah Lake, through the Salt Lake Valley, and finally into the Great Salt Lake. The 50-mile river has tremendous value – environmentally, recreationally, economically, and culturally – for both the communities through which it flows and for the entire Wasatch Front.

Around 15,000 people utilize the Jordan River Parkway each month. This paved, non-motorized trails that follows the river and weaves in and out of urban areas, parks, and lush riverside areas is the perfect place for walking, running, cycling, skating, or simply escaping from the city. The river and trail provides a unique offering in our urban landscape and adds to our community’s beauty and wellness.

Get to the River in SoJo:

Activities Planned for the month of September:
  • Week of 7-13: SoJo Arts Coloring Page – Pages can be picked up from the South Jordan Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd) Monday – Thursday between 8:30 am – 11:00 am & 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   (Print coloring page HERE
  • Week of 14-20: Virtual Race Series   (For more information click HERE
  • Week of 21-27: Jordan River Trail Story Walk at 947 W. Shields Lane, South Jordan   (For more information click HERE)
Learn more about the Jordan River’s ecosystem by watching these videos from the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium.

Get to the River 2020 Color Page

 

Sep
26
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
3
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
5
Mon
2020
2020 South Jordan Resident Art Show @ South Jordan Community Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm

Art is for everyone! Join us October 5 – October 16 for the 13th Annual South Jordan Art Show. At a new location this year, the South Jordan Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd), will house incredible artwork from talented artists from our very own South Jordan community. Both adult and youth residents are welcome to submit pieces. The show is free and open to the public, hours of operation are listed below. Thank you in advance for your support of the arts!

Art Show Hours of Operation:

Sensitive Groups/High-Risk Individuals Only 

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 9:00 am

General Public

Monday – Thursday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

General Public 

Friday – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

If you are interested in displaying your artwork in the show or have any questions, please contact Haley Greene at sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov.

  • Artists must be South Jordan residents.
  • Each artist can submit up to 2 pieces of original artwork, those pieces should be no older than three years old and not shown previously in the South Jordan Art Show.
  • The Categories include: Traditional Mediums (Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, and Digital), Photography, 3D (Sculpture, Ceramic, and Pottery). **3D category for Adults and Professionals only**
  • Any hanging art must be securely wired to hang.
  • The participant’s name, address, phone number, and email must be provided on the back of all photo entries.
  • All artists must sign an Artwork Loan Agreement before their artwork will be accepted. **To limit face to face interaction at drop off, please fill out the Artwork Loan Agreement online**
  • Artwork will be displayed at the Community Center throughout the entire duration of the show.

Pieces can be dropped off at the Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd, South Jordan, UT) October 1 from 12 pm-5:30 pm and October 2 from 9 am to 12 pm.

Age Groups: Child (6 years – 9 years), Youth (10 years – 13 years), Teen (14 years – 17 years), Adult (18+), Professional (Artists that have ever been paid for their work), Seniors (55+)

Artwork Loan Agreement

Oct
10
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
12
Mon
2020
Leaf Drop Off @ Various Drop Off Locations
Oct 12 – Nov 30 all-day
Leaf Drop Off @ Various Drop Off Locations

 

South Jordan City
Sanitation Service
Leaf Drop Off
October 12 – November 30, 2020

Dumpster Locations:

  • City Park
    1850 West 10960 South (West of tennis courts)
  • Shields Lane Park
    947 West 9850 South
  • Daybreak Soda Row
    4600 West 11240 South

*Leaves must be bagged. Leaves are transported to the Trans Jordan Landfill.

Oct
17
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
23
Fri
2020
Pumpkin Promenade @ Heritage Park
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
Pumpkin Promenade @ Heritage Park | South Jordan | Utah | United States

Pumpkin Promenade

October 23 4:00 p.m-8:00 p.m.
October 24 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a walk through the spectacularly spooky carved and painted pumpkins entered in our pumpkin carving contest and other decorations.

If you would like to enter the pumpkin carving/decorating contest you can pick up a pumpkin (for free) on a first come, first serve basis. You can also purchase a pumpkin (or pumpkins) of your own to enter. Here are the details on entering the contest:

  • Pick up your pumpkin at the Gale Center Museum October 19-22 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
  • Decide on your design – No purchased templates!
  • Drop off your pumpkin at Heritage Park on October 23 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. so it can be judged.
  • Attend the Pumpkin Promenade event with your family.
  • Enjoy a FREE cookie, and win prizes!

Pumpkin carving/decorating contest will be awarded prizes in the following categories:

  • Most creative.
  • Kids 10 and under.
  • Group design (a cohesive design including 3-10 pumpkins).
  • Overall winner (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place).

Prizes include gift cards up to $100. All designs must be family friendly in design and execution. Contact Natalie Domino with questions about the contest or the event. We hope to see you there!

The event is free to attend, but the following is required:

  • Pre-register for a time slot at register.sjc.utah.gov.
  • Face masks are required.
  • Please social distance while walking through the pumpkins.
Nov
2
Mon
2020
Museum Mashup: The Great Turkey Escape @ Gale Center
Nov 2 – Nov 30 all-day
Museum Mashup: The Great Turkey Escape @ Gale Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States

November Museum Mashup
The Great Turkey Escape
November 2-30

Don’t let the Gale Center closure stop you from enjoy the fun games at The Great Turkey Escape! Download these fun games at home and have some fun with your family.

Activity Instructions

Thanksgiving Simon Says

Thanksgiving Flashcards

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Turkey Dinner Matching Game