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GOSHEN UTILITY BUSINESS OFFICE NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Goshen Utility Business Office walk-up counter (203 S. 5th St.) is now open to the public during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. By order of the Elkhart County Health Department, face coverings are required in public. Please wear a mask when entering the... more

OFFICES CLOSED: INDEPENDENCE DAY

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Trash collection remains on a regular schedule. Residents are asked to put their trash out on their usual day and time. more

JUNE BRUSH PICKUP

Friday, June 26, 2020

Due to the special brush pickup June 15, following the storm that brought down tree limbs through parts of the City, the Goshen Street Department's regular end-of month brush pickup for June was pushed back to begin the week of July 6, 2020. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department... more

Upcoming Events All »

City Council meeting

Today, 6:00pm

To access the live stream of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82220213325

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00pm

To access the live stream of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82568247058

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 3:00pm

Youth Dance

Dance attire varies by instructor and by the different forms of dance. At registration, please request a copy of the dance attire requirements for your class. Dancers must be the minimum required age by August 1 of the session year. Pre-registration is required at the Park Office. Instructors will assist in class placement; please contact the Park Office for details. Classes meet at our new studio located at 524 East Jackson Street. Since class size is limited and your child will be taking a place in class upon registration, refunds will not be issued after class capacity is met or registration closes, whichever occurs first.

Session I: 2020

  • Priority registration for returning dancers begins July 6 and open registration begins August 11. The registration deadline is September 10.
  • Session I classes will start on September 14 and take place every Monday until December 7. Classes meet for 12 weeks. Classes will not meet on October 19 due to fall break.
  • All classes have limited enrollment; please register early to ensure availability.
  • Due to the ongoing pandemic, classes will be taught on Zoom. Participants must have a reliable internet connection, capable device, and email address to send the Zoom link to is required to participate. Dancers will join from home. Ideally, dancers should have at least a 9x9 space in which to move. Parents will be e-mailed the Zoom link prior to the first class.

Session II: 2021

  • Details TBD

Creative Dance

This is a class for children who are age 3 by August 1, as well as younger 4-year-olds. The class will focus on creative dance movement, including learning to follow the rhythm, mirroring technique, and improvisation.

Dance Sampler

A class for students ages 4 and 5. It will cover dance warmups, stretching, and beginning techniques for Jazz, Ballet, and Modern. This class is great for children who are aspiring gymnasts, budding ballerinas, or for those who simply love to move with the music.

Modern/Ballet

Students ages 5–7 will learn age-adjusted ballet and modern dance techniques. Your child will learn proper body alignment and develop flexibility, coordination, and grace. Your child will also experience applying their own movement thoughts to the art of improvisation. Classes will facilitate the joy of dance and appreciation for beauty, as well as build well-balanced, healthy respect, and discipline. The difficulty level will increase with Beginning Modern II and Intermediate Modern.

Modern/Ballet for Children with Special Needs

This class will contain the same elements as Modern/Ballet. Students will learn the vocabulary of modern and ballet with sensitivity to dancers’ needs. The class will evolve according to the progression of the participants. Please speak with the instructor regarding enrollment.


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