Tuesday, April 7, 2020
The brush trailer program this year will begin Monday, April 13 and will run through October 23. The trailer can be reserved for the removal of large amounts of brush. If a homeowner is trimming his own bushes or trees, they can schedule a trailer to be dropped off to put their brush in. This... more
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
The following is a message by the Elkhart County Health Department. Haga click aqui para ver el comunicado de prensa en español. Incident Command has been asked to share where testing sites are and if the person being tested would be charged for the test being processed. It is still required... more
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
City offices will be closed Friday, April 10 after 1 p.m. If you need to speak with a City staff person, please call Friday before 1 p.m. or Monday, April 13. As a reminder, City buildings remain closed to the public and some staff may not be working due to measures taken by the City to help... more
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.
Space is limited for the ball, which takes place on February 27, 2020, from 6 to 8 pm at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds. Tickets can be purchased for $15 per person and sold in person at the Park Office or online here. Please note the event is now sold out.
A free family festival celebrating Arbor Day with a variety of events, entertainment and music. The event will be held Friday, April 24 at the Schrock Pavilion at Shanklin Park (411 W. Plymouth Ave.) from 4:30 to 7 pm. Evening festivities include:
If inclement weather, the event will take place indoors at Schrock Pavilion in Shanklin Park. For more information, contact the park office at 574-534-2901 or email Aaron Kingsley at email@example.com.
Join us at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 14 from 6 to 8 pm. Mark your calendar and get your tickets for this lively evening for mothers and sons! This night out will include refreshments, mementos and music provided by a professional DJ to help you dance the night away! Memory photos will be taken and available for purchase at the dance. The dance’s theme is “I Love You to Infinity and Beyond!” Tickets are $15 each and are sold only in advance at the Park Office or online here.
Attend Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, May 16 from 10 am -12 noon at Shanklin Park! 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 vehicle to the event!
If you have a unique vehicle you would like to share with our community at the event, please contact Tyler McLead at 574-537-3843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for a fun 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, child-friendly movies on the “monster” screen. A cash-only concession stand will be available to purchase dinner or snacks. All movies will start at 7 pm.
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. Participants can pre-register now or the day of the event at Fidler Pond.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 20 | 9:45 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Fidler Pond Park
Bring your little princess to this one-of-a-kind Meet & Greet featuring Moana and Ariel! Your princess is sure to be enamored while engaging in singing princess songs, an interactive story time, and princess training from Moana and Ariel!
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020
Location: Shanklin Pool
Time: 10 am - 12 noon
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.
To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2020 Activity Guide.
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