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June brush pickup begins next week

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The monthly brush pickup will begin on the week of June 24, 2024. 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 first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush... more

Public Notice for Modification of Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW)

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Pretreatment Program-City of Goshen Wastewater Treatment Plant Public Notice on behalf of:              United States Environmental Protection Agency                                                      ... more

City Offices closed for Juneteenth

Monday, June 17, 2024

The City of Goshen offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Trash and recycling services will continue as normal. more

Upcoming Events All »

Shade Tree Board

Monday, June 24, 2024, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Board of Zoning Appeals

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 4:00pm

To view the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 890 5155 7762

Board of Works

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 4:00pm

To join the webinar please copy and paste this link on your browser:

Events & Activities

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Goshen Environmental Resilience Events

Goshen Farmers Market

Goshen Environmental Resilience is now at the Goshen Farmer's Market most Tuesdays and Saturdays. Learn, sample, and check out what we have to offer!

2nd Annual Women's Bike Ride, featuring Goshen Women Artists

Sunday, June 2, 2 pm, the Annual Women's Bike Ride will start in the West Washington St. parking lot by Goshen Brewing. This year's ride will feature local women's artists.

Celebrating Women Artists

Name: Lee Bergey

Medium: Mixed Media

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Contact Information:, Instagram: @artistleebergey

Artist Info: I have been creating since I was young, and I graduated from Goshen College in 2023 with a degree in Art. My portfolio is primarily mixed media work, focusing on themes of nature, environmentalism, folk art, and religion. I explore my own experience of the world through my art, as well as the issues that I see around me - in Indiana, where I live now, and in Pennsylvania, where I grew up.

Name: Melanie Helmuth


Medium: Ceramics


Sales Location: Goshen Clay Guild, Soapy Gnome, Elephant Bar

Contact Information:, Website:, Instagram: mhelmuth.pottery

Artist Info: After just a couple of high school and college pottery classes, Melanie was interested in continuing to work with clay. A few classes at the Goshen Clay Artists Guild led her to become a member, which is where she works on most of her pieces. She has always enjoyed creating and working with her hands, so pottery has been a perfect fit as a creative outlet. Melanie enjoys creating pottery for fun but also participates in various art shows and sells her gnomes and soap dishes at Soapy Gnome and her Elephant Mugs at Elephant Bar, both in downtown Goshen.

Name: Sadie Misiuk

Medium: Ceramics

Sales Location: 2211 W Berkey Ave, Goshen

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Artist Info: Sadie Misiuk graduated from Central Michigan University in 2014 and moved to Goshen, Indiana in 2015. She has been collaborating with the clay community here ever since. Her work consists of utilitarian ware fired in an atmospheric firing; she prefers to fire in a wood kiln or a soda kiln. A wood fire lasts anywhere between 36-95 hours, with a team of about 8-12 people taking shifts to keep the fire going.  The wood ash flies through the kiln to create a natural ash glaze and that’s where all the uniqueness comes into play. The flame and direction of airflow will never be the same in each firing!  The glaze reacts to the soda to cause a different glaze effect! Sadie’s studio is here in Goshen and hosts a couple of open house studio sales each year, along with opening her studio up for the Michiana Pottery Tour at the end of September every year! 


Name: Sandra Perez

Medium: Mixed Media

Sales Location: Soapy Gnome

Contact Information:, Instagram: sandrayaniceart

Artist Info: I was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Goshen in 2012. My art is on display in Goshen's Art Alley.

Name: Heather Potsander

Medium: Fabric Arts

Sales Location:,

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Artist Info: Heather Potsander is a local elementary art teacher and owner of Artspots, which offers customized fusible web quilting projects and memory gifts such as t-shirt quilts, pillows, and teddy bears.  Heather has always experimented with a variety of media, but during Covid, she began to focus on fabric as her primary medium.  She specializes in creating pet portraits.

Name: Kathy Stiffney

Medium: Oil, acrylics, watercolor, ink and painting with paper, mixed media

Sales Location: The Painted Finch at 118 E Washington ST., Second floor, Goshen Painter’s Guild

Contact Information:, 574-202-7710

Artist Info: I currently run the Painted Finch above the Electric Brew in Goshen and am a member of the Goshen Painters’ Guild. I am a 2D artist who creates with a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylics, watercolor, ink, and paper painting. I also offer “small works” of mixed media. I am basically self-taught and have attended many workshops. I have been painting for about 20 years.

Name: Naila Suleiman

Medium: Multimedia

Sales Location: Facebook, Instagram, Arts events, The Electric Brew in Goshen

Contact Information:, Facebook: nailaarts01, Instagram: nailaartsgallery 

Artist Info:  I sell my work at the Electric Brew, in person, at art events, and online. I am a Goshen-based, self-taught artist from Zanzibar, Tanzania. I moved to Goshen in 2011, soon after I got married. I was diagnosed with a chronic condition a few months after getting sick. I started creating art to cope with pain and my new normal. I love creating art to express myself. I use different mediums to create my work, from art supply stores to my backyard. I use anything that interests me. I love textures on some of my work.

Name: Emma Zuercher

Medium: Sculpture

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Artist Info: Emma Zuercher is an artist living and working in Goshen. Using recycled scrap aluminum and steel, she creates elegant forms using rugged materials. Art has been a lifelong passion, but her interest in welding and public art began in college when she first learned to weld with her father and then continued studying sculpture at Goshen College with the mentorship of John Mishler. As seen in her sandhill crane sculpture, Reginald, in downtown Goshen, her work features elements of regional ecosystems and reflects on human relationships with them. Her work can be found in private and public installations across Northern Indiana.