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NEW PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE TO OPEN MONDAY

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The new office will be located at 524 E. Jackson St. across from the Water Tower Park along S. Ninth Street. The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department offices will now be located at 524 E. Jackson St., across from the Water Tower Park as of Monday, February 25. Parking is available across... more

GOSHEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Goshen Economic Development Commission ("Commission") will hold a public hearing at 2:30 p.m. on March 12, 2019, in the City Court Room/ Council Chambers at the Goshen Police & Court Building, 111 East Jefferson Street, Goshen, Indiana, regarding the issuance and funding of its Taxable Economic... more

CRC SEEKING DIALOGUE FACILITATOR

Monday, February 18, 2019

The Community Relations Commission and Goshen Community Schools are looking for a dialogue facilitator who can help coordinate a series of meetings or events that bring diverse groups of people together to have conversations and share food. Read the full request for proposals here. Those interested... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, February 25, 2019, 7:00pm

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Special Events

Storybook Trail

Build literacy skills while walking! 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! For more information, contact Kim Stephens at 534-2901.

November: “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt
December: “I Have to Go!” by Robert Munsch
January: “Bear Snores On” by Karma Wilson


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. Show your favorite valentine how special she is by joining us on Wednesday, February 13 from 6 to 8 pm at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, just east of Goshen. Memory photos will be taken and will be available for purchase at the dance. This is a ticketed event; the cost is $12 per person. Tickets to reserve your spot must be purchased 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. Please contact Kim Stephens at 534-2901 for more information. 

The dance picture form can be downloaded here


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