Local Events & Activities – July 2014

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Children Eating WatermelonJuly is a busy month no matter where you live, but in Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs we are blessed with even more wonderfully local events and activities — many of which reoccur month after month!

We’ve also included popular or highly anticipated activities outside of our very local area. Most of these activities are free or nearly free, but please call ahead or check the venue’s website for full entry/ticketing information.

Please comment at the bottom if you know of something we’ve missed!

Wed. July 2 | 12:00 PM

EM Seniors Dominos
A monthly activity where seniors (55+) are invited to play dominoes. Bring a bag lunch & a drink.
EM City Hall, 1650 E Stagecoach Run

Wed. July 2 | 8:30 PM

UT Symphony at Thanksgiving Pt.
An evening of patriotic favorites in front of the spectacular Thanksgiving Point Gardens waterfall complete with firework finale.
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Wed, July 3 | 10:30 AM

EM Seniors Lunch Bunch
A monthly lunch gathering for area seniors (55+). July luncheon held at Serving Time Cafe at Utah State Prison.
A bus will depart City Center at 10:30 AM and Chevron at 10:45 AM.

Sat, July 5 | 9 AM – 12 PM

Home Depot Kids Workshop
Build a bug house. Free hands-on activity for kids 5-12. Registration required. (801)763-8640
Home Depot, American Fork, 885 W Grassland Drive

Thurs, July 10 | 1:30 PM

EM Seniors Lunch Bunco
A potluck and game night for area seniors (55+). Bring a $5 prize.
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Fri, July 11 | 9:30 PM

Free Outdoor Movie in S Jordan
Bring blankets, lawn chairs, & snacks and enjoy “Monsters University” on a big screen under the stars.
Holt Farmstead Park, South Jordan

Sat, July 12 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshop
Kids can build a wooden project and receive a free apron, goggles, patch and more. Free, registration required. (801) 229-1485
Lowes, 242 N 1200 E, Orem

July 12 – 19 | Times vary

Am. Fork Steel Days Festival
Fun activities for all ages including carnival and rides. Grand parade 9:30 AM on Saturday.
Robinson Park, 100 E Main St. American Fork, UT

Mon, July 14 | 8:00 PM

Arts in the Park: LaughO
Enjoy a free comedy act on the Neptune Park Stage.
452 W 400 N, Saratoga Springs

Mon, July 14 | 1:00 PM

EM Seniors Crafts
Crafts activity for seniors (55+).
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Thurs, July 17 | 1:00 PM

EM Seniors MahJongg
A game day for area seniors (55+). Bring a sack lunch and drink.
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Thurs, July 17 | 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Free Outdoor Movie in Draper
Bring blankets, lawn chairs, & snacks and enjoy live music followed by a showing of “Lego Movie” on a 32-foot big screen with terraced grass seating. Concessions available.
Draper Amphitheater, 944 E Vestry Road, Draper

Fri, July 18 | at Dusk

Free Outdoor Movie in Riverton
Bring blankets, lawn chairs, & snacks and enjoy “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” under the stars.
Canyonview Park, 12200 S 4400 W, Riverton

Fri, July 18 | 9:30 PM

Free Outdoor Movie in S Jordan
Bring blankets, lawn chairs, & snacks and enjoy “Escape from Earth” on a big screen under the stars.
Skye Park, 4800 West Skye Drive, S. Jordan

Sat, July 19 | 10 AM – 3 PM

Eagle Mountain Street Festival
Join local businesses every 1st & 3rd Saturday.
Next to Chevron in the Ranches

Sat, July 19 | 10 AM – 4 PM

Jiggle Fest – Tribute to Jell-O!
A day dedicated to Utah’s favorite foods: Jell-O, funeral potatoes, fry sauce, and Dutch oven fare. At dusk, join us for “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.”
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Mon, July 21 | 5:00 PM

EM Seniors Bingo
A potluck and game night for area seniors (55+).
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Sat, July 26 | 8:00 – 9:00 PM

Night of Rock (for kids)
Bring the kids out for high energy dance-jams about unicorns, dinosaurs and friendship bracelets with Koo Koo Kangaroo.
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Mon, July 28 | 5:00 PM

EM Seniors BBQ
A social barbecue held for area seniors (55+) at Nolan Park Pavilion. Bring a dish to share.
7862 N Tinamous Rd, EM

Mon, July 28 | 8:00 PM

Arts in the Park: The FUNdeMENTALS
Enjoy a free concert on the Neptune Park Stage.
452 W 400 N, Saratoga Springs

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