Sunday May 1st, 2016 - 12:00 pm (25 total times)
Discover more magic with your wee ones while you're here enjoying the woodland fairies at Gardner Village. Enjoy face painting, a look inside Georgell Doll Shop's fairy houses and classes on creating your own fairy garden. The activities and events are listed below.
Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique Fairy Parades and Face Painting
• Parade is free. Face painting starts at $5.
• Saturdays during April & May from noon to 2pm, parades begin at 1pm.
Georgell Doll Shop
• Fairy house tours $5.
• Saturdays during April & May from noon to 4pm.
Aunt Elsie’s Trinkets & Treasures
• Fairy garden classes $20
• April 9 & 13, May 14 & 28 from 9:30am to 11 am. Reserve your spot now.
The Bead Farm
• Fairy bracelets $5
• Saturdays during April & May from noon to 2pm.
Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 - 7:30 pm
This monthly workshop is presented by the Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.), and features a lecture and presentation given by a new speaker each month. R.O.C.K. was founded by individuals fascinated by the beauty and history of our earth in 2011. As an educational organization we are dedicated to the advancement of fossil, rock, and mineral collecting, and related lapidary arts. New members and guests are always welcome. Monthly meetings are fun and informative with great guest speakers, displays, demonstrations, silent auctions, door prizes, and refreshments.
Visit the R.O.C.K. website here: http://www.rockhoundersock.com/
Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 - 8:00 pm
Have you ever felt that you were born in the wrong century? Step back in time and learn the elegant and lively dances of the 18th and 19th centuries with the Old Glory Vintage Dancers! Perfect for a date night or just a fun workout, these classes are held the first Tuesday of every month from 8-9:30 PM. No costumes, partners, or prior experience is necessary - attend in comfortable, casual clothing. This class is recommended for adults and teens, ages 14 and older. And once you’ve mastered the dances, be sure to check with instructors Kimberli and Tom for the date of the next Old Glory Vintage Dancers ball to reserve your tickets! Visit www.oldgloryvintagedancers.com for information.
Wednesday May 4th, 2016 - 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening of revelry in all things Star Wars as we celebrate May the Fourth - Star Wars day! The event is free, but a ticket is required so we can make it a great experience for everyone. Get your tickets at viridian.ticketbud.com/may-the-4th.
What’s happening—performance by KFaceTV, Costume Contest, Lip Sync Battle, Sabre Training, photo opportunities, professional costume groups, mocktails, prizes, vendors, refreshments and more! Costumes are encouraged but not required. This is free for adult Jedi only - please leave the younglings at homebase!
May the fourth be with you!
Monday May 2nd, 2016 - 10:00 am (25 total times)
The West Jordan Library will host "Scenes From Gentlemanly Rabbits," drawings and paintings by Candace Jean, April 9-May 31, 2016.
Friday May 6th, 2016 - 7:00 pm
The members of CountDown are undisputed professionals with an award winning show that includes great music, lights, effects, and of course, onstage antics! CountDown drives home rock-solid performances with energy, power, and fun. Layer this in with the bands extraordinary musical talents, and you've got all the ingredients of a national quality act! As hundreds of fans will attest, the only way to truly experience CountDown is see them perform live. So pack up the kids and the lawn chairs, get yourself to Jordan Landing, then sit back and relax to the best free night of family entertainment you can find, right on the plaza at Jordan Landing! Visit www.countdownband.com for information.
Saturday May 7th, 2016 - 7:00 am
Spread those wings, it’s time to fly! Just in time for the Woodland Fairies' arrival at Gardner Village, we’re hosting the magical Fantasy Run presented by On Hill Events on Saturday, May 7, 2016. So sprinkle on a little fairy dust, grab your wings (or enjoy a complimentary set on race day—fairy wings and shirt for the ladies; bug shirt and antennae for the guys), and let your running fantasy take flight. Use code GARDNER10 for 10% off when you register prior to April 27, 2016.
Tuesday May 10th, 2016 - 7:00 pm
Join Asha Dornfest, creator of the award-winning ParentHacks.com, as she shares MacGyver-like brilliance from her new book, "Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids." What’s a parent hack? It can be as simple as putting the ketchup under the hot dog—minimizing the mess. Strapping baby into a forward-facing carrier when you need to trim her fingernails. Or arranging your to-do list by the amount of time each task will take. Dornfest will share practical tips and inspirational lessons for simplifying family life.
The King's English Bookshop will be on hand to sell the book.
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Saturday May 28th, 2016 - 2:00 pm
This year's annual Spring into Books Community event will be held May 28, 2016. Come meet and mingle with local Utah authors who will be selling and signing their books, including Lisa Mangum (The Hourglass Door Trilogy), Tristi Pinkston (The Secret Sisters Mysteries), Adam Sidwell (Evertaster), and Paul Genesse (the Iron Dragon Series). There will be carnival games for the kids, free workshops on fiction and writing, author readings, poetry, food trucks and so much more. For information on the Spring Into Books, including the poetry contest, visit facebook.com/SpringIntoBooks. Deadline to enter the poetry contest is April 30, 2016.