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
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
14
Sun
2021
Virtual SoJo Gold Rush 5K @ Virtual Course
Mar 14 – Mar 20 all-day
Gold Rush 2019

Virtual SoJo Gold Rush

March 14-20, 2021
$5

Race Entries Include
Race pin and swag Bag.

Shirts sold separately for $12.
Shirt deadline is March 4th.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

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
Register Now
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.**

    Museum Mashup: Fire Breathing Dragon @ At Home
    May 1 – May 31 all-day

    May Museum Mashup
    Fire Breathing Dragon
    May 1-31

    Make a fun fire breathing dragon windsock to play with this summer. Craft packets will be available throughout May 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 May.

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

    Coloring Pages

    Dragon Coloring Page Kingdom
    Dragon Coloring Page Ride
    Dragon Coloring Page Pizza

    Craft Instructions

    Fire Breathing Dragon Supply List
    Fire Breathing Dragon Instructions

    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! 

    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.