Merry Lea will host its annual Wilderness First Aid Workshop on Thursday and Friday, August 29 and 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Instructor Jacob Guiser, from the SOLO School of Emergency Medicine and Rescue in Conway, N.H., will teach the 16-hour course.
Trackside Community Garden, named for the proximity of the railroad tracks that run alongside it, was established in Goshen this summer with funds from the 2013 graduating class gift. The garden is located on Ninth Street between College and Waverly avenues.
Exhibit Date: August 12 through November 16, 2013 Exhibit Reception: September 8, 2013, 3-5 p.m. Location: Goshen College Good Library Gallery Cost: Free and open to the pubic Curators: Faye Peterson, Ann Hostetler, and Leonard Gross “(1928-2007),” opens in the Library Gallery on Monday, August 12. The works of art are organized around major themes that emerge in her unusual, colorful work. … Keep reading »
The Goshen College Community School of the Arts (CSA) will hold auditions Aug. 19-20 for youth who wish to sing in the organization’s children’s choirs. CSA offers two community choirs for young children: Rejoice, directed by Kristin Kauffman, for students in grades 3-5, and Shout for Joy, directed by Sandy Hill, for students in grades 6-8.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center continues its Sabbath Hike series on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3:30 p.m. at Merry Lea’s Rieth Village. The 1.5-hour guided hikes are designed to help people let go of their responsibilities and witness earth’s beauty.
The Goshen College Community School of the Arts (CSA) is debuting a new choir for high school students and a new Music Together® class for “big kids.” The CSA is accepting registrations for the fall semester, which begins on August 26, 2013.
The Goshen College Library Gallery will honor Sylvia Gross Bubalo, an artist with Mennonite roots, with an exhibit showcasing her art and poetry this fall. The exhibit, which highlights Gross Bubalo’s passion for spirituality, language and community, will run from Aug.12 through Nov. 16, with a reception on Sept. 8 from 3-5 p.m. in the Library Gallery.
Lois Mary Gunden Clemens, a 1936 Goshen College graduate and a French professor at the college from 1939-1941 and 1944-1958, was recently honored as “Righteous Among the Nations” by Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Gunden Clemens is only the fourth American to be recognized with this prestigious honor.
Ten rising middle schoolers from the Goshen area are blending a love of sports with a love of journalism by participating in Goshen College’s Write on Sports camp from July 8-19, 2013.