May
1
Sat
2021
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 @ South Jordan City Park Softball Fields | South Jordan | Utah | United States

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.

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.