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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURES

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Norfolk Southern will be closing the railroad crossings at N. Cottage Avenue and E. Monroe Street from Monday, Sept. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 7. Both crossings might not be closed at the same time, but Norfolk Southern has not specified exact dates or timeframes for when each crossing will be worked... more

ROAD CLOSURE: BLACKPORT DRIVE

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Blackport Drive will be closed for one day only Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, due to water main construction crossing the intersection of Blackport and Lincoln Avenue. Construction crews will keep the closure as short as possible. While Blackport is closed, through-traffic from Monroe Street needing... more

CITY OF GOSHEN WORKING WITH MACOG TO DESIGNATE NEW TROLLEY ROUTES

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The City of Goshen is working with the Michiana Area Council of Governments to expand public transit service within the community—and is inviting all Goshen residents to take a survey to help gather community input. MACOG will conduct a Goshen Transit Expansion Study to identify and study potential... more

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LAST brush pickup

Monday, September 28, 2020

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 Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83445903169

Shade Tree Board

Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:00pm

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.


To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2020 Activity Guide

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