Tuesday evenings are set aside for FREE educational classes to all members of the community. Check the Viridian Center Calendar for the most updated details and class descriptions.
Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Viridian Event Center and Veterans Memorial Park in West Jordan. There will be free live music, entertainers, activities, exhibitors, a giant inflatable playground, train ride and crafts for the kids. West Jordan Police will be on hand with and the West Jordan Fire Department will have a fire truck and ambulance available for kids to explore. You can also sign up for the Summer Reading program at the party. Families are invited to bring blankets and a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park.
Utah Film Circuit: West Jordan is an initiative of the Utah Film Center and the Viridian Event Center. Join us for this monthly screening series that features the best dramatic and documentary films from around the world.
Directed by Chris Simon & Maureen Gosling
92 min | 2013 | USA | Not Rated
This wonderfully crafted film tells the story of Chris Strachwitz, an American music detective and force behind legendary Arhoolie Records. Strachwitz takes us on a hip-shaking stomp from Texas to New Orleans and Cajun country to Appalachia, as he continues his passionate quest for the musical soul of America.
Utah Film Circuit is a program of free monthly independent, foreign, and documentary screening held throughout Utah by the Utah Film Center. The screenings at the Viridian take place the second Thursday of each month at 7:00pm.
Upcoming Utah Film Circuit Screenings
More details can be found on the Utah Film Center website
Come knit, crochet, or needlepoint with friends! Bring your handwork and then meet and chat with folks from your community. All while people around the world do the same! (Feel free to bring your own snacks.)
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Harry Lee and the band joined together 18 years ago under the moniker "The Part Timers" to host a Sunday Blues jam at The Old Bottling House. The Back Alley Blues Band was formed when Harry struck out from the jam to entertain under his own flag. Harry has been entertaining in Utah and all over the west his entire adult life. This free concert at the library's Viridian Event Center is presented in partnership with Excellence in the Community, a 501 C3 non-profit organization based on the premise that Utah’s best musicians and dancers represent a powerful resource for bringing people together and enhancing communities.
Show is scheduled to be outdoors starting at 8pm, however, if the weather looks threatening, we'll decide to move indoors.
Come support Excellence in the Community concert series, providing a stage for Local Utah talent. (www.excellenceconcerts.org)
Upcoming Excellence in the Community Concerts:
* July 11 – Tad Calcara & New Deal Swing
* August 8 – Evening in Brazil
* September 12 - TBA
Have you ever wondered if something in a movie could really ever happen? Join Salt Lake County Library and the Natural History Museum of Utah for three fun movie nights and meet a variety of experts who will “Debunk the Junk” from these movies:
The Birds (June 19)
A young woman visits a small town and finds birds turning into some of the most terrifying villains in horror history. An Alfred Hitchcock classic. Tracey Aviary experts will join us with birds and post-film questions and answers.
* Saturday, July 18 – Mimic
* August 21 – Little Shop of Horrors
Tumbleweeds is an initiative of the Utah Film Center hosted by the Viridian Event Center. On the 3rd Saturday of each month, we'll feature independant and international films picked for families and people of all ages.
Based on the popular book series by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen, Antboy follows 12-year-old Pelle as he gains all the powers of an ant that bites him! Antboy soon realizes he is not the only one in town with superpowers, when he discovers a scary opponent called the Flea.
Tumbleweeds is a year-round program by the Utah Film Center for children & youth aged 4+ and features free monthly screenings at the Viridian, Salt Lake City, Orem, and Moab. The screenings at the Viridian take place the third Saturday of each month at 11:00am.
Upcoming Tumbleweeds Screenings
July 18 – Havanna Curveball
August 15 – Disneynature: African Cats
September 12 - TBA
More details can be found on the Utah Film Center website.