community center


Definition of community center

: a building or group of buildings for a community's educational and recreational activities

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Instead, its organizers and volunteers will develop workshops and seminars to bring speakers to various venues around San Antonio and to curate exhibits to take to schools and community centers. Sara Cline,, "San Antonio approves funding of first institute to chronicle Mexican-American civil rights," 12 Sep. 2019 Edgewood also has a recreation and community center. David Anderson,, "Harford County Council issues support for funding Aberdeen community center," 5 Sep. 2019 Comcast also has an alliance with Tech Goes Home, a nonprofit that provides technology training classes at schools and community centers all over Boston. Hiawatha Bray,, "Back to school: Internet access is essential these days, and yes, there are affordable options," 3 Sep. 2019 Here’s what’s closed: Most government offices, as well as public libraries and community centers. Seattle Times Staff, The Seattle Times, "Here’s what’s open and closed on Labor Day," 2 Sep. 2019 The project’s thousands of cameras — widely recognized by flashing green lights — transmit round-the-clock video from stores, schools, restaurants and community centers to the police department’s downtown headquarters. Erin Einhorn, NBC News, "A fight over facial recognition is dividing Detroit — with high stakes for police and privacy," 22 Aug. 2019 There are pediatric offices, medical offices and urgent care centers within a five-minute walking distance, and the library and community center within a 10-minute walking distance. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Newly updated Almaden Valley townhome," 14 Aug. 2019 Staffers have built bikes for needy kids, renovated local schools and community centers, cooked with the elderly and blind and hiked with the disabled. Diane Herbst,, "PEOPLE's 50 Companies That Care: See Our 2019 List of Employers Who Win by Giving Back," 24 July 2019 The City of Milwaukee posted a list of cooling sites, including libraries, splash pads and community centers. Alex Groth, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Thunderstorms rolling into southeastern Wisconsin as heat wave continues," 20 July 2019

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First Known Use of community center

1899, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of community center

: a building or group of buildings where there are classes and activities for the people who live in a community

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