Mar
23
Tue
2021
Evil Scientist Academy @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm
Evil Scientist Academy @ South Jordan Community Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States
In this program, students will explore the amazing world of physics through hands-on experiments. They will make discoveries about motion, heat, light and electricity.
  • Dates: March 23-May 4, on Tuedsays from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $69
  • Ages: Kindergarten-6th Grade
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Apr
3
Sat
2021
Spring Spectacular Drive-Thru @ Salt Lake County Equestrian Park
Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Our traditional Spring Spectacular event has been re-imagined this year as a drive-thru event.
Participants will drive through and wave at the Easter Bunny, princesses, stilt walkers, and a baby animal petting zoo. Bags of Easter Eggs will be handed out at the end of the event.
Enter at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park (11010 S. 2200 W.)

candy jars spring spectacular

Can you guess how much candy is in each of these jars? Play our GooseChase game “SoJo Spring Spectacular”. We’ll post one jar each day starting Monday, March 29th, through Saturday, April 3. The person who guesses the closest without going over, wins the jar of candy. Each jar will only be up one day.
Instructions to play:
Step 1: Download the GooseChase app
Step 2: Search for the game “SoJo Spring Spectacular
Step 3: Create a team and join the game

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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    Apr
    30
    Fri
    2021
    Arbor Day @ Midas Pond
    Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
    Arbor Day @ Midas Pond | South Jordan | Utah | United States
    Celebrate Arbor Day by volunteering to help plant trees at the Midas Pond on the Jordan River Trail. There will be prize giveaways and educational materials available. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
    Midas Pond
    11267 S. River Front Pkwy
    South Jordan, UT 84095
    May
    1
    Sat
    2021
    Annual Spring Cleanup & Shred Event @ Parking Lot North of Public Works Building
    May 1 – May 31 all-day

    SPRING CLEANUP:

    Dates and Time: Every Tuesday and Thursday during the month of May from 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. In addition to those dates, we will also be including two Saturdays which will be Saturday, May 15th and Saturday, May 22nd from 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

    Location: 10960 S Park Road (1800 W). Next to the Animal Shelter.

    We CANNOT accept any of the following materials –

    • Construction Garbage
    • Tires
    • Household Hazardous Waste (paint, fertilizers, chemicals, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, etc.)

    E-Waste WILL be accepted.

    *Unloading will be unassisted by staff with this free service. No drop-offs will be allowed after 3:00 P.M.

    SHRED EVENT (Free confidential document shredding):

    Date and Time: Saturday, May 22nd from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

    Location: 10960 S Park Road (1800 W). Next to the Animal Shelter.

    **These services will only be available to South Jordan Residents. Proof of residency is required.**

    Art on the Towne @ Towne Center Drive
    May 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

    New in 2021, the City of South Jordan is bringing you a day full of ART! Shop from our wide selection of art vendors and support local Towne Center Drive favorites. Enjoy live entertainment, art demonstrations, and fun for the entire family! Face masks are required per Salt Lake County Health Department. 

    Vendor List:
    Steel Design: www.facebook.com/utahart 
    CD Cross Retro Ranger: https://bit.ly/3mpz24z
    Bill Gerrard Photography: www.BillGerrard.com
    The Hive Gallery: https://bit.ly/3ulnrX4
    By Bob Fine Woodworking:
    Soul Cuffs: https://bit.ly/39K3K3y
    Head2Heart2Hand: www.h2h2h.com
    Artistic Habit: https://bit.ly/3fMEFsA
    The Funky Artist: https://bit.ly/3dAWdoQ
    Hand Over the Hero: https://bit.ly/3cTq78w
    SoJo Clothing Co: www.sojoclothing.com
    ENEMBE LLC: https://bit.ly/3fQ1njk
    IJ Polson: https://bit.ly/39PFs8i
    BAM Apparel: www.mybamwear.com
    ALL CAPS Art Gallery: https://bit.ly/31TTKQR
    Kool Rings Mate: https://bit.ly/3rYM8ae
    Treeluxycreations: https://bit.ly/3dHVsKm
    K7 Pottery: https://bit.ly/2PCuZG8
    Tai Lee Photography: https://taileephotography.com/
    Sarah Ann’s Art: www.SarahAnnsArt.com
    South Pacific Island Art: https://bit.ly/2QUKfi1
    Concrete Deco-Utah: https://bit.ly/3noWKyt
    Greenleaf Gourds & Greenhouse: greenleafgourds.com
    Activity List:
    Caricatures: https://bit.ly/3mm3VHk
    The Birdwatchers Band: www.facebook.com/thebirdwatchers.band
    Baloon Artist: https://www.facebook.com/partypipeline
    Plein Air Artist: https://www.facebook.com/NeenaPlant

    Check out the Facebook Event for more information! 

    Parent & Pirate Date Night @ South Jordan City Park Softball Fields
    May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Parent & Pirate Date Night

    Pre-registration is REQUIRED for the Parent & Pirate Date Night.

    $20 Per Resident Couple | $25 Per Non-Resident Couple | $10 Each Additional Child

    Prices Include:
    Photo Opportunities • Inflatable Pirate Sword • Coin Purse • Light Refreshments

    Sign up for a 90-minute time slot starting between 4 pm and 7 pm. Parents will help their pirates (children) make a coin purse, and then go on an escape-room-type treasure hunt, enjoy interactions with Captain Hook and Peter Pan, riddles with Mermaids, and playing on a life-sized pirate ship. Each pirate will also get their very own inflatable sword.

    Register at register.sjc.utah.gov
    Masks will be required and provided.

    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.