North Newton: June 6 is “Walk Sand Creek Trail Day” from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to celebrate our National Recreational Trail. Water will be provided for walkers and dogs. There will be a 3 p.m. recognition event at the trail head, honoring Jacob Goering, 97, who had the vision to develop the trail and encourage others to enhance and enjoy it.
The city of North Newton, Bethel College (incl. student repr.), and Bethel College Mennonite Church are the governing body of Sand Creek Community Gardens. The Goals are to nurture healthy bodies, encourage exercise and therapeutic labor, foster community, educate, and contribute to the green initiative.