River Water Levels to Be Restored

Posted October 8, 2010

With maintenance at the Twin Branch Hydroelectric Plant being completed earlier than originally anticipated, Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) will begin to slowly restore water levels along the St. Joseph River to normal conditions beginning Saturday afternoon, Oct. 9. Beginning the restoration of water levels on Oct. 9 is in compliance with the conditions of permits received for the work and consultations with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

Trick or Treat Times

Posted October 7, 2010

Trick or Treat times for Halloween 2010 will be from 5pm-7pm on Sunday, October 31st. Please use extra caution when driving during these times as many children will be walking the streets in their hunt for goodies. The Mishawaka Police Department has provided some great Safety Tips for Halloween. We ask that you please take a few moments to read them over. Have a fun-filled Halloween!

FREE Children's Classes at Battell Center

Posted September 30, 2010

As  part of the Let's Move Mishawaka campaign, the Mishawaka Parks & Recreation Department is offering FREE classes for children at the Battell Center. These classes are fun for the kids as well as an integral part in getting them up and moving. Activities are available for kids age 3 through 12th grade. Some of these classes start as soon as October 4th so don't delay. At any time you can click on the Let's Move Mishawaka icon on our home page to see what activities and information we have available.

Let's Move Mishawaka!

Posted September 21, 2010

The Let’s Move, Mishawaka program is now underway. The program’s purpose is to improve the health of Mishawaka citizens, and in order to help everyone accomplish that goal some special events and classes are being offered. With special support and partnership from St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and Memorial Hospital along with many wonderful local doctors, nurses, dietitians, and community organizations, various classes and events will be held for our citizens for free.



  1. Summer Concert Series - "The Sandbar Bums"
    • Start time: 07:30pm

Saturday, August 23rd

  1. Renaissance Festival
    • Start time: 10:00am

Sunday, August 24th

  1. Renaissance Festival
    • Start time: 10:00am

Monday, August 25th

  1. Parks & Recreation Board
    • Start time: 04:30pm
    • Meeting to accommodate approving and accepting of departmental docket claims.

  2. Harvest Dance
    • Start time: 07:00pm
  3. Summer Concert Series - "Everyday People"
    • Start time: 07:00pm