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TRASH PICKUP UPDATE

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Borden Waste-Away did not work on their Wednesday route because of the weather and the City's state of emergency. They will adhere to the state of emergency Thursday, Feb. 22 as well and will be waiting on an update from the City at noon on whether the state of emergency will be lifted. As soon as... more

FOR GOSHEN CITY EMPLOYEES

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The State of Emergency Declaration (only essential travel allowed on city streets) will be at least through noon tomorrow, Thursday, February 22. A decision about ending it then, or carrying it longer, will be made by 9:30 a.m. Thursday—and an update email will also be sent by then. Please handle offices tomorrow... more

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR ON STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dear Residents, The last 36 hours has been different from what Goshen has ever experienced. In March of 1982 the Elkhart River hit its highest point at 11.89 feet. As of now the Elkhart River is at 12.4 feet in Goshen with a projection of 13.2 feet before this is over. The City of Goshen has closed... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 26, 2018, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meetings

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00am

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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