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MAYOR STUTSMAN REQUESTS TABLING OF REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION DISCUSSION ON SIVAN PROJECT

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman has requested the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to table discussion on Resolution 73-2017 (Approve Agreement with Scott Sivan for Development of River Art) at the Dec. 12 regular meeting to January 9, 2018, citing the following reasons: Elkhart County is currently under a... more

SNOW REMOVAL: SIDEWALKS AND STREETS

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

NOTE: This information first appeared in the Winter/Fall 2017 edition of the MapleCityNow. To read the MapleCityNow online, click here. A white Christmas usually means we have to go outside in the cold to clear a path. And a large portion of the cleanup duty falls on City staff! The Goshen... more

ROAD CLOSURE: S. EIGHTH STREET

Monday, December 11, 2017

S. Eighth Street, from Waverly Avenue to Kenwood Place, will be closed to through traffic beginning Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 8 a.m. for the Street Department to install a 6" sewer tap to a property on the 1600 block of S. Eighth Street. The road will be closed for four days, and will reopen for the... more

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Board of Aviation meeting

Monday, December 18, 2017, 1:00pm

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, December 18, 2017, 2:00pm

Park Board meeting

Monday, December 18, 2017, 5:30pm

Special Events

Daddy Daughter Valentine's Dance

Mark your calendar and get your tickets for this elegant evening! As always, this traditionally treasured dad and daughter night out will include awesome music provided by a professional DJ to dance the night away to, along with refreshments, plus each girl will receive a special memento. Memory photos will be taken and will be available for purchase at the dance. This is a ticketed event, so to reserve your spot you must purchase yout ticket in advance at the Goshen Park Office. Ticket sales will continue until capacity is reached.Seating is limited and fills fast, so please reserve early to ensure ticket availability. Contact Kim, 534-2901, with questions.

When: Thursday February 22; 6–8 pm

Location: Elkhart County 4 H Fairgrounds

Price: $12/person


NEW Storybook Trail

Walk While Building Literacy Skills! Storybook Trail is designed in partnership with the Goshen Public Library. The Storybook Trail is intended to combine the pleasures of reading with the benefits of walking together outdoors. The story begins on the south end of Rieth Interpretive Center at the arch on the trail connecting to the Classified Forest. Storybook Trail is open year around and is free of charge!

November: “Tap the Magic Tree” by Christie Matheson
December: “Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg
January: “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats

For more information, contact Kim Stephens 534-2901.


Letters to Santa

Drop your letters to Santa in the North Pole mailbox at the Goshen Public Library from November 6 through December 8, and Santa and his helpers will make sure you get a return letter sent right to your house. There is no postage necessary; just be sure to include your full mailing address, and print neatly! The mailbox is located on the second floor of the library.

Goshen Public Library

601 S 5th St, Goshen, IN 46526


For information on the Kids' & Teens' TryAthlon or the Rock the Quarry Triathlon & Mile Swim, please visit our Triathlons page.

To view current programs and activities, please consult our new Fall & Winter 2017-18 Program Guide.

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