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
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
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
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

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
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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