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A crew of Street Department workers unload a pallet of sand bags as they create the edge of the sand courts on Lincoln Street in downtown Goshen Friday, August 1, 2014. Volleyball will be a big part of the August First Fridays event. (Jennifer Shephard) (Buy this photo)

A crew of Street Department workers unload a pallet of sand bags as they create the edge of the sand courts on Lincoln Street in downtown Goshen Friday, August 1, 2014. Volleyball will be a big part of the August First Fridays event. (Jennifer Shephard) (Buy this photo)

Goshen Street Commissioner Denny Long marks the edge of the volleyball courts as he and a crew create the courts with four dump trucks of sand for the First Friday event starting Friday, August 1, 2014 on Lincoln Street next to the courthouse. (Jennifer Shephard) (Buy this photo)

Goshen Street Department worker John Fuller smiles as he works with coworkers to lay out the volleyball courts, which will be filled with sand for the First Friday event starting Friday, August 1, 2014 on Lincoln Street next to the courthouse. (Jennifer Shephard) (Buy this photo)

Shane Cook (166) jumps for a play at the net. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

From left Shane Cook (166), Justin Smith and Riley Stichter (159) make a play at the net. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Shane Cook (166) dives for a dig. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

From left Justin Smith and Riley Stichter look on as Shane Cook (166) makes a dig. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Spectators crowded the volleyball courts on Lincoln Ave. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Justin Smith makes a play. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Justin Smith serves it up. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Justin Smith dives for a dig. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Teammates high-five after a play. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

A volleyball team warms up on the grass. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Mr. Three Hearts played on the lawn outside the courthouse during the festivities. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Mr. Three Hearts played on the lawn outside the courthouse during the festivities. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Mr. Three Hearts played on the lawn outside the courthouse during the festivities. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Mr. Three Hearts played on the lawn outside the courthouse during the festivities. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Mr. Three Hearts played on the lawn outside the courthouse during the festivities. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Shelby Gleva checks out her face-painting makeup in the mirror. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

From left, Shelby and Debi Gleva had fun getting their faces painted. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Four-legged family members enjoyed the First Friday festivities, too. Goshen First Fridays hosted a beach volleyball tournament downtown on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)
Goshen Street Department transforms street into volleyball courts
Posted on Aug. 1, 2014 at 7:43 p.m.

Four dump trucks full of sand filled in a section of Lincoln Avenue near the courthouse as the street department created sand volleyball courts in preparation for the Goshen First Fridays event Friday, August 1. The volleyball games will be the big attraction for the festivities.