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Evergreen Banquet Room

The Center’s lovely Evergreen Banquet Room is a great place to host a wedding reception or other social gathering. The 75 ft by 45 ft room features decorative windows, stage, dance floor and seating for 192 guests banquet-style or 300 guests theatre-style. Three sets of double glass doors lead to a spacious concrete outside patio and allow natural light to flow into the Evergreen Room. The stage contains electronic audio equipment and a pull-down screen. The lobby area is 18 feet by 90 feet, with skylights and a cathedral ceiling. This area is included at no extra charge.

Classroom and Conference Room Rentals

Join the many area businesses and community groups who take advantage of the Newark Senior Center’s state-of-the-art facility. There are several small and large meeting rooms available day or evening to host a seminar, workshop or meeting for rental.

For more information, call Heather at (302) 737-2336 ext 127.

Category: Senior Center, Newark Partnership,Senior Services
Mission Statement - The Newark Senior Center enhances the lives of the 50+ community by providing resources and opportunities for growth in body, mind, and spirit.

Core Values
  • Independent and Nonprofit
  • Nationally Accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers
  • Professionally Staffed
  • Volunteer Powered
  • Committed to Excellence
  • Overall Wellness
  • Life-Long Learning & Involvement
  • Individual Self-worth
Vision - NSC is the premier resource for adults over the age of 50 in the greater Newark area. Innovative opportunities will be offered to meet the ever-changing interests of members, allowing the Center and it’s participants to remain a vibrant part of the community.

Our Story - In 1956 the Newark Soroptimists surveyed the local community and came to the conclusion that there was a need for a place where older adults could gather. Ten years later, as a result of a lot of hard work and dedication, the Newark Senior Center opened its doors at 300 East Main St.

The Center started as a small group of older adults socializing in the Meeting Room of the Newark Department store and has grown into its own community of over 3,500 members ages 50 and up. The Newark Senior Center is the first and only senior center in the state of Delaware nationally accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers.

The Board of Directors and Staff pride themselves on being able to provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of the Center’s members. A small portion of the Center’s funding comes from the state of Delaware Grant in Aid program, but the majority comes from fundraising events, individual donations, membership fees, and grants.

In 2016 the NSC celebrated its 50th Anniversary.
Meeting people and going to events with ones that are close to your age going to some of their events. - Lynette Morgan - Facebook

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