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HELP THE CITY OF GOSHEN DECORATE THE MIRTH TREE

Friday, December 9, 2022

This holiday season, we encourage you to take some time to get creative and help decorate the Mirth Tree! In an effort to reduce waste, the City of Goshen’s Department of Environment Resilience (GDER) wants to encourage you to see what you can create with only the things you can find or recycle.... more

Stormwater Partnership Surface Water Report on Annual Trends in Water Quality Published

Friday, December 9, 2022

The St. Joseph River Basin Commission has published a report analyzing over a decade of water quality data collected by the Elkhart County Health Department as part of the Greater Elkhart County Stormwater Partnership’s long-term surface water monitoring program. The report focuses on long-term... more

COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING

Friday, December 9, 2022

WHEN: Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Prairie View Elementary School Gym, 1730 Regent Street, Goshen Please plan to attend to learn more about the mixed-use development being proposed for this 170-acres of land on the south side of Goshen including: Types and quantities of... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, December 12, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Community Relations Commission

Monday, December 12, 2022, 7:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 3:00pm

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.


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 for this event.
When: Saturday, June 18 from 10 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East
Fee: $3 per person
Ages: 3–17
Register: Now through June 17 at Goshen Park Office, 524 East Jackson Street, or online
Contact: Tyler Moles at 903-8086

Register online here


I Try Sailing
This nautical program is a free introductory sailing clinic for
youths ages 8–15. Come see what it takes to sail and discover
a new interest! This is a great introduction to our Sailing
Camp (below). I Try Sailing is being offered Wednesdays
June 1 to August 3. The I Try Sailing clinics will meet at Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East, on Wednesday, from 10 am to noon. Students must be able to swim and if under 18 be accompanied by an adult. All equipment and materials are provided.


Sailing Camp
This camp is focused on introducing youths ages 8–15 to the sport of sailing. The camp teaches a new skill base consisting of nautical terminology, parts of a sailboat, knot tying and teamwork. Plus, there is water sailing time. This camp empowers boys and girls to do great things on their own. The camp will offer students meaningful opportunities for building self-confidence and self-discovery while cultivating an appreciation of our natural resources. It brings young people to the outdoors, connecting them with
nature to measure wind speed and direction and to be aware of weather conditions. Camp meets at Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East. Preregistration is required by camp start date. Cost of the camp is $110. All equipment and materials are provided.
Ages 8–15: Monday to Friday, June 27–July 1
9 am–12 noon

Register online here


Letters to Santa

Drop your letters to Santa in the North Pole mailbox at the Goshen Public Library 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 will be located on the main floor in the library near the circulation desk from November 9 to December 9. 


Touch-a-Truck

Date: Saturday August 27

Time: 10am - 12noon

Location: Shanklin Park

Description: This event provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types in one place. Vehicle types may include public service, emergency, utility, construction, and just plain cool! Children will be allowed to touch, climb on and ask questions about their favorite vehicles in a safe, supervised environment. Accompanying personnel will teach the children about the vehicles and how they benefit us and our community. This event is free for all ages.

Bring your own vehicle to the event!

If you have a unique vehicle you would like to share with our community at the event, please contact the he park office at 534-2901.


 

                                                                                   

 

Goshen Public Libray and Goshen Parks Department Presents

Story Time in the Parks

 

Funday Mondays

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: Pringle Park

June 6: Potawtomi Zoo

June 13: Elkhart County Parks Animals

June 20: Professor Steve's Wild Water Show

June 27: Sarin' Hawks Raptors

 

Baby & Me : For times and dates please contact the Goshen Public Library

 

Wednesday Preschool : June and July

Time: 10:30 am

Location: Pringle Park

 

 

 

 

 

To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2022 Activity Guide

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