The dream for a pan-American cycling adventure was born for Levi Smucker, Abe Stucky, and Michael Miller on the couches in a dormitory room at Goshen College in late 2010
An 11-month, 10,000-mile bicycle journey came to an end last week in Goshen. On Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel, three Goshen College graduates will share stories from their remarkable journey from Paraguay to Goshen.
Local pianist Mary Rose Norell, along with the Music Crew from the Elkhart Boys and Girls Club, will team up with Blair Thomas Puppetry for a performance of “A Piano with Three Tales” on April 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
John Ruth will offer a lecture about his new memoir, “Branch,” in Goshen College’s Newcomer Center Room 17 on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. A reception will follow the lecture, during which books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is free and open to the public.
Goshen College has worked in recent years to restore several acres of lawn to native landscaping. Part of that initiative is simulating naturally occurring fires by establishing a controlled burn.
The Goshen College Ecological Stewardship Committee is working to make Goshen College a “tree campus,” similar to the “tree city” concept started by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Students in separate projects held a controlled burn of a prairie field area near Sauder Music Hall and planted trees around campus in order to try and establish it as a “tree campus.”
The 2014-15 season of the Goshen College Performing Arts Series will again bring extraordinary and top quality arts performances to the college, including the Indigo Girls, Lyle Lovett, Peking Acrobats and the return of Garrison Keillor, who will bring his Prairie Home Companion show to the Sauder Hall stage.
The Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Christopher Fashun, will present its spring concert in Sauder Concert Hall on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Fleur de Lys, a baroque music ensemble based at the University of Notre Dame, will present a concert in the 2013-14 Rieth Chamber Series on Sunday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.