Concerts & Events

Summer Camp Coloring Contest

Coloring Contest Flyer

Date: Begins March 1st; Last day for entries is April 28th

Description: Nothing is more fun than camp or coloring – so we decided to combine them!!! Beginning on March 1st, the official Coloring Contest picture will be available at eastgoshen.org and kids can then color it to enter!

How to enter:

  • Download and color the page!
  • Email the picture to Jason at jlang@eastgoshen.org with contact phone and email address or drop off at the Township Building.
  • Age Categories are (2-4) (5-6) (7-9)

The Contest entries will be viewed at the May Park Commission meeting – with a 1st prize selected in each age category! Good luck!

2017 Health and Wellness Initiative – Naming Contest!

Description: In 2016, the Township created the “Fit and Fun in the Park” health and wellness initiative. It was extremely successful, with over 1400 people participating in at least one of the activities! It was also recognized by Governor Wolf with the 2016 Excellence in Local Government Award in the Health and Wellness category! Help us keep the momentum going by naming the 2017 initiative! Here’s how you can help:

1) Send Jason your suggestion (should be one sentence max) at jlang@eastgoshen.org

2) Entries must be received by May 1st

3) The Park Commission will select the top five with the public then selecting the winner!

 

Walk MS       

Date: Sunday, May 7th 10am

Location: East Goshen Park

Description: Welcome to Walk MS 2017 – connecting people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other – a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we’ve made and show the power of our connections. The Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National MS Society is proud to host walks throughout the area – including East Goshen Park!

To get involved: Search “East Goshen Walk MS”

 

Township Wide Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, May 13th; 9am – 1pm (Rain Date, Sunday May 14th)

Location: East Goshen Township Park, near the baseball fields

Description: Clear out your garages, sheds and attics and make a little pocket change along the way! The township will be composing a map of all yard sale sites and providing yard sale signs (first come first served). Those living in gated communities can reserve a spot at the Township Building – call 610-692-7171 to reserve your spot today!

 

East Goshen Stones League

Location: East Goshen Park behind the tennis courts

Description: Ever heard of Stones??? Probably not, but it’s the next big sport! It’s most like playing bocce in the middle of the woods – with logs, stumps and rocks all in play! This fun sport can be played by all ages and is new to East Goshen Township Park! The founders of Stones have put a tremendous amount of time and “sweat equity” into the course in EGT Park – come try it out!!!

Contact Information: Call 267-225-7522 or email info@phillystones.com

  

East Goshen Farmer’s Market

Dates: Thursdays, May 11th – October 12th, 3pm – 7pm

Location: East Goshen Park, East End

Come visit everyone’s favorite local market – the East Goshen Farmers Market! Our vendors proud themselves on having the highest quality products all made locally! Come shop for produce, meats, baked goods, handmade jewelry and soaps! The market will also be a hub to meet and enjoy some entertainment! We’ve increased live music performances this summer and we’ll have four moon bounce days for the kids!!! We’re also expanding our popular Classic and Antique Car Cruise days! Bring out your hot rod or just come to see some automotive beauties – every third Thursday of the month!

Whether you are someone who loves quality food, someone on the way home from work, or a family looking for something fun to do – The East Goshen Farmers Market will be THE place to be this summer!

 

Date Special Events Time
May 11th

(Opening Market)

 

Market Bag Giveaway! Buy from two vendors – go home with a FREE market bag!

Moon Bounce for the kids from 3pm-7pm!

 

5pm – 7pm
May 18th

3rd Thurs. each month

 

Antique & Classic Car Cruise-In, 3rd Thursday each month

Live music from 4p-6p (Performer schedule below)!

5/18 Not Quitting Our Day Jobs

6/15 Alex Allegra

7/20 Judah Kim

8/17 Not Quitting Our Day Jobs

9/15 Not Quitting Our Day Jobs

 

4pm – 6pm
June 1 Moon Bounce for the kids from 3pm-7pm!
July 6 Moon Bounce for the kids from 3pm-7pm!
July 20th Entrepreneurial Academy Product Competition 3pm-6pm
August 17th Moon Bounce for the kids from 3pm-7pm!

 

 

Farmers Market Volunteers Needed!

Do you love the market and want to help make it better than ever! Become a market volunteer! Volunteers are needed to help with preseason marketing and onsite event help. Contact Jason at jlang@eastgoshen.org or 610-692-7171 if interested!

 

Green Thumbs needed!!!

Help us make the Butterfly Pollinator Garden a beautiful park asset for years to come! Volunteers will be needed to ensure the garden is weeded, watered and loved! Experience not needed – just enthusiasm! If you have experience leading environmental education and/or nature classes – contact Jason at jlang@eastgoshen.org!

 

Hide the Gnome

Dates: Every other Monday in the summer (6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21)

Location: Somewhere in East Goshen!!!

Get out into the East Goshen Township park system this summer and take part in a fun scavenger hunt…the goal…finding the EGT Gnome! The EGT Gnome will be placed by Township staff five times throughout the summer. The person that finds it simply has to bring it to the Township Building to claim your prize!!! Visit East Goshen Township’s Facebook page for clues as the dates draw near!

Fee: FREE!

 

Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Date: Thursday, July 13th

Location: East Goshen Township Park, stage

Description: Come out to the East Goshen Park stage and enjoy Commonwealth Classic Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Romeo and Juliet!

Fee: Free!

 

Preschool Entertainment Series

Description: Bring your toddlers out to the park this summer and enjoy Peter Pan, a magic show and much more!

When: Tuesdays from 10am – 11am

Location: East Goshen Park, Amphitheater Stage

Fee: Free!

 

Date Entertainment
7/18 Cris & Lou – award-winning Kid’s Band
7/25 Puss in Boots performed by the Family Stages Theatre Company

 

East Goshen Food Truck and Music Festival

Date: Saturday, August 26th; 4pm – 8pm

Location: East Goshen Township Park, stage area

Description: The 2016 Recreation Needs Assessment said we should host a Food Truck Festival – so here it is!!! This summer, we’ll have plenty of food trucks with tasty food and desserts! For entertainment, a number of bands and performers to keep the event rockin’ including the Dueling Pianos, Not Quitting Our Day Jobs and more! The kids will need something to do too – so they get a moon bounce!

Fee: Free!

Movie in the Park – Sing

Dates: Friday, September 15th, 8pm 

Location: East Goshen Township Park, stage

Description: The park is THE place to see the animated blockbuster Sing this fall!!!   

Fee: Free!

Senior Card Club

Dates: Every Friday, 10am-12pm

Description: Come enjoy some activity and make some friends!

Fee: Free!

 

1st Friday Bridge and Ping Pong
2nd Friday & 4th Friday Various Card Games
3rd Friday Ping Pong

Goshen Fire Company Junior Firefighter Program

Description: Start as a Cadet Firefighter at 14 and become a Junior Firefighter at 16.

Learn more by calling 610-430-1558 or emailing Capt. Gerry DiNunzio at: gerry.dinunzio@goshenfireco.org