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community center

n.
A meeting place used by members of a community for social, cultural, or recreational purposes.
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commu′nity cen`ter


n.
a building in which members of a community may gather for social, educational, or cultural activities.
[1910]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.community center - a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activitiescommunity center - a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
center, centre - a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
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Community center has a library, a youth studio and a musical drama theater.
Bill Anoatubby said the new community center will help meet the Chickasaw Nation's mission to enhance the overall quality of life for the Chickasaw people, by providing the area a place to gather and fellowship.
Construction work of community center was stated 8 months earlier to provide library facilities to the youths of the area and marriage hall facilities to the residents.
Byrne Community Center's President and Executive Director.
The concert is presented by the nonprofit organization Friends of the Oxford Community Center. Tickets are $5 per person, and are available in the Community Center office and at the door.
to 12:30 p.m., Chair Yoga at Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Road; Tuesday, 9 a.m.
The Giza Archbishopric appealed last week to halt the decision allowing Al-Omraneya district administration to stop the construction of the community center, contending that since the building is located in a slum, the community center does not officially fall under the district administration's urban planning jurisdiction.
The $56 million project will include 152 cooperative residential units, more than 75% of which will be affordable for low- and middle-income families, and a 40,000 s/f community center to be owned and operated by the YMCA of Greater New York.
On the other side of the Community Center, a woman sits in the library, quietly enjoying the morning newspaper and the morning sun streaming in through the large windows behind her.
On August 10, 1999, on a beautiful sunny California day, while camp was in session, a madman with a gun burst into the lobby of the North Valley Jewish Community Center and started shooting.
We feel very confident that Kevin will provide the leadership, entrepreneurial management, and operational skills needed to advance the mission and vision of the Whitin Community Center."

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