Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The Gale Center FREE Terrific Tuesdays

The Gale Center is open for tours: 
Tuesday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturdays by appointment

All Terrific Tuesdays are free to the public and begin at 6:00 p.m.
Terrific Tuesdays are held at the Gale Center of History and Culture:
10300 South Beckstead Lane  
South Jordan, Utah 84095     

Upcoming Events:

January 24, 6 p.m.: G.I. Matt 
We will be learning from Matt Jarman, an avid WWII history buff and collector of WWII military items and memorabilia.   Matt will be teaching us about the experiences of WWII enlisted soldiers, and the hardships and obstacles they faced.

February 28, 6 p.m.: Storyteller Carol Esterreicher:Triskaidekaphobia!(Fear of the number 13)
February is bringing us master storyteller Carol Esterreicher!  Her program about the history of Friday the 13th and the myth and lore surrounding it is sure to delight.

March 27, 6 p.m.: Indigenous Cultures: The Evolution of the American West 
Sally Brown, an educator on Native American culture at Salt Lake Community College, will be giving a presentation on indigenous cultures in the American West.  This promises to be an enjoyable and informative activity for all ages, so bring the entire family out on March 27, to enjoy a fun night at the Gale Center!

April 24, 6 p.m.: Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley will be paying a visit to the Gale Center to teach visitors about her history, way of life, and what it was like to grow up in rural Ohio supporting her mother and siblings through trapping and hunting.  
She will also tell us about her career in performances like Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
She will also be making a small take-home craft with the kids.

May 29, 6 p.m.: Youth Tall-Tale Contest
Auditions for the Youth Tall Tale Contest for youth K-12 will be hosted by the Gale Center on May 29 at 6 p.m.  Contact Rachel Hedman (801-870-5799) if you would like to compete, walk-ins are welcome although RSVP is preferred.  Families without competitors are encouraged to come and enjoy the show.  

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour please contact Ronda Woolston, Museum Coordinator at rwoolston@sjc.gov, or 801-254-3048.

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