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!

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

Mar
1
Mon
2021
Museum Mashup: Museum Madness @ At Home
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

March Museum Mashup
Museum Madness
March 1-31

 

Vote for your favorite South Jordan historical photos!

 

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
1
Thu
2021
Museum Mashup: Nature Walk @ At Home
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Museum Mashup: Nature Walk @ At Home | South Jordan | Utah | United States

April Museum Mashup
Nature Walk
April 1-30

Celebrate the earth all month long with the Gale Center’s April activity, Nature Walk. Nature Walk is a free download with Backyard Bingo, spring coloring sheets, and word searches. They are available throughout April.

Coloring Pages
Egg Hunt Coloring Page
Botanicals Coloring Page
Signs of Spring Coloring Page

Word Searches
Utah Word Search
Nature Word Search

Bingo
Backyard Bingo

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