Parks & Recreation News
Ring in the winter season by joining the Mishawaka Parks Department on Saturday, December 5th from 5:00-8:00pm at Merrifield Park and Ice Rink for an evening of free winter activities. Winterfest will feature free ice skating (weather permitting), visits with Santa, horse-drawn carriage rides, an outdoor movie around a bonfire, living nativity scene with petting zoo, kid's coloring contest and crafts, free cookies, hot cocoa and much more!
Join Mishawaka Parks for an hour of spooky fun for children ages 5 and under October 30th, 2015 from 2:00-3:00pm at Castle Manor in Merrifield Park.Crafts, story time, and goodies galore are all a part of the event! Costumes are encouraged!
Children must be 5 & under and be accompanied by an adult. Call (574) 258-1664 to reserve a spot for your child. Spots are limited!
Mishawaka Parks will once again host an Oktoberfest event on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Beutter Park. Events will start at 9:00am with the Beutter Park 5K Run and the main portion of the festival will kickoff at noon and continue until 6:00pm Saturday evening and will feature live local music, a beverage garden (21 and over), arts and crafts vendors, kids tent, Jam Speedway r/c car tournaments and horse-drawn hayrides. Entry to the festival is free.
Mishawaka Parks and HealthLinc Community Health Center will sponsor a "Fun in the Sun" Health Walk on September 26, 2015 at Wilson Park in Mishawaka. The walk, part of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, will take place from 10am - 1pm and is open to all ages.