Nov
23
Mon
2020
Holiday Lights Tour 2020
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm

We could all use a little extra holiday cheer this year! Join us in “lighting up” South Jordan and Salt Lake Valley by participating in the 2020 Holiday Lights Tour! Cities from around Salt Lake County are teaming up to bring you a Holiday Lights Tour like never before! Visit homes from South Jordan, Bluffdale, Herriman, Midvale, Millcreek, South Salt Lake, and West Jordan! To register your home, take the tour, or vote for your favorite house, visit bit.ly/lightstourut

Registration

Registration begins on Monday, November 23rd and will remain open until December 21st. Register early for a better chance to win the People’s Choice Award!

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Do not cover/interfere with any fire safety equipment or walkways
  • Keep everything family-friendly
  • Homes must be located in a participating city
  • Winners will be announced on social media and all winners will receive an email
  • Judging will only include the portion of your house/yard that is visible from the driveway or street
  • Decorated houses should remain decorated through December 26th

Looking for other holiday activities in South Jordan? Check out our Virtual Light the Night event here!

Nov
30
Mon
2020
Virtual Light the Night @ Heritage Park
Nov 30 – Dec 6 all-day
Download The Light The Night Activity Booklet Today

November 30th – December 4th

At this year’s virtual Light the Night event stop by our drive through pick up and receive a holiday activity kit full of fun and exciting things to do with your family including the Light the Night activity booklet. On your way to pick up your activity kit say hello to Santa, Mrs. Claus and friends as you drive through. Once you have received your kit visit Towne Center Drive anytime November 30 – December 4 and enjoy the holiday lights, Candy Window displays and complete the fun games in the Light the Night activity booklet.

Drive Through Holiday Kit Pickup
November 30th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (While Supplies Last)
Heritage Park – 10800 S. Redwood Rd.
Enter the pick-up area off 2200 W. or 11010 S.

Proof of South Jordan Residency Required
One Per Person in Vehicle

Kits Include

Light the Night Goosechase Scavenger Hunt
November 30 – December 6
Using the GooseChase app, we will give you clues and challenges to help make your spirits bright throughout the week! Join as an individual or with a team in this friendly holiday competition. Prizes will be randomly awarded to participants. Download the app here and then search for “SoJo Light the Night” to participate for your chance to win a prize.

Candy Windows
December 1-31 • Towne Center Drive
Make the holidays in South Jordan a family tradition with our incredible Candy Window Displays! Displays are located in City Hall and the businesses along Towne Center Drive. To view a list of specific locations, visit www.sjc.utah.gov/event/2020-candy-windows.

Gingerbread House Contest
December 1-10 • 1600 West Towne Center Drive
Visit South Jordan City Hall and vote for your favorite gingerbread creation. The gingerbread houses will be on display in City Hall from December 1 – December 10, with voting open December 1-4. For City Hall hours and more information, visit www.sjc.utah.gov/event/2020-gingerbread-house-contest.

SoJo Gnome Hunt
November 30 – December 6 • Towne Center Drive
Visit the businesses on Towne Center Drive and look for our sneaky SoJo Gnomes. Once you’ve found them all, bring your hunt card to the Gale Center by December 11 and get your official 2020 Light the Night pin! Prize pick up is available M-F from 10am-5pm, while supplies last.

Dial an Elf
November 30 – December 6
Pre-register for a time to have Jingles the Elf call you. Tell Jingles what you would like for Christmas and if you belong on the nice or naughty list. Register at register.sjc.utah.gov.

Letters to Santa
November 30 – December 6 • 1600 West Towne Center Drive
Be sure to send your letter to Santa at the North Pole through his mailbox located on the west side of City Hall. Drop them off by December 6 in order to receive a reply before Santa gets busy with his annual preparations!

Dec
1
Tue
2020
Candy Windows on Towne Center @ Towne Center Drive
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day

Make Candy Windows a holiday tradition! Join South Jordan City for our Virtual Light the Night event to kick off the most wonderful time of year! Take a stroll down Towne Center Drive and enjoy the incredible Candy Window displays. The Candy Window exhibits will be displayed in storefront windows on December 1st – December 31st.

Featured Artists: Krista Johanson and Jennifer Vesper 

Locations:

  • Salt Lake County Library
  • West Doors of City Hall
  • East Doors of City Hall
  • Painting with a Twist
  • South Jordan City Hall Annex
  • Flake Pie Company
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Elements Massage
Museum Mashup: Yuletide Fun @ At Home
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Museum Mashup: Yuletide Fun @ At Home | South Jordan | Utah | United States

December Museum Mashup
Yuletide Fun
December 1-31

Join Christmas helpers around the world with these fun digital downloads from the Gale Center. Learn about Christmas traditions in other countries, play a holiday matching game, and color four different winter-themed pages. Free and available through December 31st.

Instructions: download the attachments and print on your home printer. Be sure to check the activity after downloading to see if you need to print double sided!

Christmas Helpers

Yuletide Fun Coloring Book

Yuletide Fun Matching Game

Jan
1
Fri
2021
Museum Mashup: Map Your World @ At Home
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Museum Mashup: Map Your World @ At Home | South Jordan | Utah | United States

January Museum Mashup
Map Your World
January 1-31

Utah is a great place to explore. Learn more about maps and some fun places to explore in Utah. Free and available through January 31st.

Instructions: download the attachments and print on your home printer. Be sure to check the activity after downloading to see if you need to print double sided!

Map Learning Booklet

Utah Seek and Find

Neighborhood Map Builder

 

Feb
1
Mon
2021
Museum Mashup: Paint a Pebble @ At Home
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
Museum Mashup: Paint a Pebble @ At Home | South Jordan | Utah | United States

February Museum Mashup
Paint a Pebble
February 1-28

This month, learn how to dot paint a pebble to share with your friends. Painting instructions, painting ideas, and Valentine’s card templates will be free and available throughout February on the Gale Center’s webpage.

If you have paint and rocks available at home, we encourage you to use your own! There are a limited number of free supplies available at the Gale Center, while supplies last.

Museum Mashup at the Gale Center is funded in part by a grant from Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, & Parks. This activity is also part of the ZAP Virtual Adventure Bingo. Get your Bingo board at ZAPisYou.org.

Instructions: download the attachments and print on your home printer. Be sure to check the activity after downloading to see if you need to print double sided!

DIY Paint a Pebble Instructions

Valentine’s Coloring Page

Valentine’s Day Card Printing Instructions

To print your Valentine’s Day cards, download the PDF file. There are two postcard size cards in each file. To save paper, change your printer settings to print 2×1 so both cards print on the same page! Add a personal message and deliver to your Valentine!

Valentine’s Day Card 1
Valentine’s Day Card 2

Feb
14
Sun
2021
Virtual SoJo Date Dash 5K 2021 @ Virtual
Feb 14 @ 12:00 am – Feb 20 @ 11:59 pm

Date Dash 2019

Virtual SoJo Date Dash

February 14-20, 2021
$5

Race Entries Include
Race pin and swag Bag.

Shirts sold separately for $12.
Shirt deadline is February 8th.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
3
Wed
2021
Art with Nancy : 2nd – 6th grade @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 3 @ 4:15 pm – Mar 24 @ 5:15 pm

Instructor Bio

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.

MARCH CLASSES: Pokemon Art – March 3, 10, 17, 24

Students will vote on and draw/paint two of the three Pokemon art images posted on the art class website homepage. 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**

Important: To ensure safety during COVID 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. The instructor will provide – Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Supplies, Water Bowls, Paper Towels, Paint Brushes, and Instruction. TUITION REDUCED to $40.00 to compensate.

New COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. If your child is sick, please keep them home. A full refund will be issued without question. Follow proper hygiene guidelines – soap or hand sanitizer will be provided in the classroom. Parents must stay in the car and students are required to wear a mask during the entire class. Students will have their own desk that is spaced 6ft from other students.

 

Mar
9
Tue
2021
Group Guitar Lessons @ Gale Center Museum
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? This 8-week group course is created for beginners ages 15 years old and up. Only 10 slots available, register at register.sjc.utah.gov

** COVID-19 Guidelines: Masks and Social Distancing are required**

Date: Every Tuesday, March 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Gale Center Auditorium (10300 S. Beckstead Lane, South Jordan, Utah 84095)

Total Cost: $150 (8 classes/$18.75 per class)

Instructor: Jacob Lambros

Required Supplies: Guitar, strap, picks, and a tuner.