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PAVING OF GREENE ROAD, LINCOLN AVENUE BEGINS TUESDAY

Monday, June 18, 2018

Rieth-Riley Construction will be milling, adjusting castings, and paving Lincoln Avenue between the Elkhart River bridge and Greene Road and Greene Road from Wilden Avenue to Berkey Avenue. Indiana Avenue’s castings will also be adjusted. The schedule for the crews’ work may change due to weather. Work... more

GOSHEN SALVATION ARMY OPEN AS COOLING CENTER

Monday, June 18, 2018

The City of Goshen and the Goshen Salvation Army as a joint effort have designated the Salvation Army building as a cooling center today Monday, June 18, for anyone in need of shelter from the high temperatures. The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for Elkhart County in effect until... more

GALLERY: NEW PATROL OFFICERS SWORN IN

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Congratulations to the newest members of the Goshen Police Department, as well as the officers who received promotions during the Monday, June 11 Board of Works and Public Safety meeting. Patrol Officer Ronnie Yoder was promoted to the rank of Detective. Probationary Patrol Officers Andrew Keim, Drew... more

Upcoming Events All »

City Council meeting

Today, 7:00pm

Summer brush pickup

Monday, June 25, 2018

During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, June 25, 2018, 2:00pm

Special Events

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!

March: Curious George Flies a Kite
April: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
May: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
June: Make Way for Ducklings
July: Where the Wild Things Are 

For more information, contact Kim Stephens 534-2901.


Free Outdoor Movies in the Park 

Join us on Thursdays at 7:00pm for a fantastic family night out during our summer outdoor movie series at Shanklin Park! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and settle in to watch these free movies on the “monster” screen. Concession stand available for your picnic dinner or snacks; cash only.

May 31: The Incredibles
June 7: Cars 3
June 21: Coco
July 19: The Star


Free Summer Concert Series 

Downtown Goshen will be alive with a wide range of musical performances by local and regional artists all summer long! All performances are on Friday evenings in downtown Goshen in conjunction with First Fridays celebrations. Please bring your lawn chairs. Fun for the entire family! For more information, please visit www.cityonthego.org.


Fidler Pond's Fantastic Fishing Derby

Calling all fishers! Bring your families, fishing poles and bait to Fidler Pond Park to join us for our annual Fantastic Fishing Derby. Awards will be given to participants ages 3–17 for the first fish caught, the smallest fish caught, the largest fish caught and whatever else we can think of to award! No fishing license is required during the event.

When: June 16; 9:45 am–12:30 pm
Location: Fidler Pond Park
Fee: $3.00/person
Ages: 3–17 years
Register: Now through June 14 at Goshen Park Office or June 16 at the event.
Contact: Frank Shula at 534-2901


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 Parks & Recreation Program Guide.

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