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ROAD CLOSURE: WESTMOOR PARKWAY

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The City of Goshen Water and Sewer Department will be replacing a sewer lateral to a property on the 1500 block of Westmoor Parkway. For the safety of the work crews and traffic, Westmoor Parkway will be closed to traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, and reopening to traffic for the weekend,... more

PROPOSED ORDINANCE ON SMOKING, VAPING

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Goshen City Council will be presented "Proposed Ordinance 4960, Restrictions on smoking and use of e-cigarettes, vaping," at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 and will vote on it on FIRST READING. **Click here to read Proposed Ordinance 4960** The Council wants to hear from the... more

ROAD REOPENING: MADISON STREET

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Madison Street, between 10th and Monroe streets, is set to reopen today, Wednesday, August 15. Madison Street (formerly US 33) has been rebuilt and will be open to traffic that needs to drive through downtown. Thank you to all residents for your patience while this project is being completed. For... more

Upcoming Events All »

City Council meeting

Today, 7:00pm

Summer brush pickup

Monday, August 27, 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, August 27, 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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