civic center


US : a large public building for sports events, concerts, etc.
British : a section of a city or town where the public buildings are

Examples of civic center in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Students with bullet wounds, grazes and other injuries were not given medical attention, but rather put onto buses that went to the civic center, which was set up as a reunification center. Melissa Quinn, CBS News, 18 Jan. 2024 Dearborn civic center showing The city of Dearborn will host a screening of the game at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center theater on Jan. 8. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 5 Jan. 2024 It was moved to Heritage Park on Sycamore Drive in 1992 to make way for a new civic center. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2023 Yet the federal aid helped the city to construct sidewalks, replace computer software, upgrade the police radio system and make fire and safety improvements to a civic center, among other things, said Lakewood Chief Financial Officer Holly Bjorklund. David A. Lieb and Kavish Harjai, Chicago Tribune, 19 Aug. 2023 Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said that a hotel is planned for the footprint of the civic center, in addition to renovating the civic center itself. Margaret Kates |, al, 29 June 2023 That includes municipalities, coalitions, cohorts, collectives and maybe, also, public civic center boards with enormous amounts of cash reserves. Joseph Goodman |, al, 29 June 2023 The free camp will be held Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Detective Kevin D. Collins Center (old public library) at the civic center, #1 Convention Center Drive. The Pine Bluff Commercial, Arkansas Online, 13 June 2023 The township is interested in creating a civic center or community center on the Trantina Farm property where seniors, nonprofit groups and youth organizations could meet, Balich said. Michelle Mullins, Chicago Tribune, 12 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Civic center.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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