C. K. Newsome Community Center
100 E. Walnut Street
Evansville, IN 47713
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The C. K. Newsome Community Center is a mult-purpose facility that offers rooms for daily rentals for special occasions, receptions, seminars, parties, and recreational activities. Located near Evansville's Downtown, next to the Evansville Courier & Press Building, the Community Center offers after-school and summer activities for children.
The Community Center features an open atrium for special events under the stars. The large gymnasium features a variety of activities throughout the year but is also available for private rental.
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The Department of Parks & Recreation manages the facility for rentals and special meetings. You may contact Sheila Whitaker, Secretary at (812) 435-6141 to reserve a room or schedule a family celebration at the C. K. Newsome Communtiy Center. Please give your name, address, phone number and date of your event to be scheduled.
Other Departments & Organizations located within the C.K. Newsome Community Center include:
Every Thursday at noon, the Senior Lunch Program is open to the public. Enjoy a well balanced meal and good fellowship at a very good price.
The Evansville Department of Sustainability, Energy & Environmental Quality have administrative offices at the Community Center.
The Southwestern Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (SWILEA) is located within the community center's lower level.
The Carver Community Organization provides various youth and senior programs at the the Community Center. More information regarding the Carver Community Center can be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Aftershool programs are available for children from K - 12. Students receive homework assistance as well as structured and supervised activities. Various programs are offered: Art education, drug prevention, digital recording studio, health, fitness and nutrition. The programs are availble weekdays from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. The organization also reserves a recording studio for musicians to create that special sound or mix different music.