Learn more about the Riverfront

Interested in finding out more about Promenade Park including about the chosen sculpture, park history, time lapse photography, donation information and much more?  A new Promenade Park link is now available.

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Please join us for a public Open House regarding the Franke Park Master Plan on November 8.  This project will result in a comprehensive plan that will guide the park’s development over the next decade and beyond. Come to this open house to share your ideas, feedback, and concerns and help ensure the continued success of Franke Park!   Learn more...

We welcome your input!  Help us by completing the Franke Park web survey so together we can create a New Vision for Franke Park!

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Are you interested in operating and managing a cafe?

Submit the RFP's by November 26th at 11:00 am

Operation and Manager of Botanical Conservatory's Cafe
Operation and Manager of Park Foundation Promenade Park Cafe

Questions? Contact Nate Cardelli at 260.427.6444

Kansas Band


Just Announced

Get your tickets NOW for Kansas at Foellinger Theatre on May 11, 2019!  Purchase tickets

Questions?  1-800-514-3849


Job Notice


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NIPSCO has started their Project on St. Marys River

As you may have noticed, NIPSCO has begun the St. Marys River Remediation Project near the Historic Old Fort. As this photo shows, the river has been closed near the Fort while NIPSCO completes their work. Also, a portion of the Rivergreenway has been closed temporarily. Find more information about this important project at NIPSCO’s website.

For additional questions, please contact Dana Berkes from NIPSCO at 260-439-1330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The Memorial Park Task Force Recommendations Report 

The Memorial Park Task Force Recommendations Report is now available on-line.

 Klub Kreager Fitness

We are starting a NEW program called Klub Kreager Fitness. Please check out the site for additional information including a NEW survey so you can share your availability to participate in classes. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Ms. Davis at 260-427-5966.


The Fun Times

The Fun Times is a guide that is updated four times a year. It includes events, classes, and programs that are available. The guide is available online and in the mail to those who sign up to be on our mailing list. To be added to our mailing list and/or to sign up for our E-News please go to the Talk to us 2! page. 


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City Utilities 3RPORT Tunnel Works Program  

Additional information about the Tunnel Works Program is available including how it impacts Foster Park.


 McMillen Youth Program Registration

Click HERE to complete the On-line McMillen Youth Program Registration form.   Please call 427-2420 if you have any questions.  


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We want your feedback!

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This quick and easy survey will only take 1 minute or less and will provide us with valuable information!

Upcoming Events

Community Unity: Neighborhood Family Fun Night
15 Nov 2018   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Young Naturalist Series: Hibernate or Migrate?
17 Nov 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am
Christmas at the Fort
24 Nov 2018  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Christmas on the Farm
1 Dec 2018   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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