Riverside Center offers room rentals for all types of public and private events. Reservations for non-alcohol rentals at Riverside Center can now be made online. *Online reservations must be made at least 30 days prior to the day of the event. (Call 724-2520 to check availability within 30 days)
Please factor in your setup and tear down time when making your reservation.
Garden Room: $40/hr
South Harvest Hall: $40/hr
North Harvest Hall: $60/hr
Whole Harvest Hall (North and South Harvest Halls combined): $100/hr
Non Profit Rentals (non-alcohol) during normal office hours at Riverside Center are FREE!
Riverside Center normal office hours:
8am-4pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
*Non profit rentals AFTER office hours are $10/hr. Reservations can be made online by selecting the $10/hr non profit rental rate. Proof of Non-Profit 501(c) documentation is required for all after hour non-profit rentals
Reservations at Riverside Center for events with alcohol must be made in person at the Parks and Recreation main office (231 E Monroe St). For complete details and rules, download the .pdf rental agreement below. Call 724-2520 to check availability.
The following rental fees for events with alcohol apply:
The Senior Luncheon is a carry in meal, with a monthly featured speaker/musician and fellowship. Participants must be at least 55 years old and a resident of Adams County. Cost is $3.00 per person, per year. The Senior Luncheon is held on the first Tuesday of each month from March through December at 11:30 am. For more info call Jean Wilder at (260)724-4452.
Bingo is played on the 1st Tuesday of each month, March through December. Bingo begins immediately following the Senior Luncheon (usually around 1pm).
Prizes for everyone! FREE!
Come join the Riverside Painter's Club! Local artists of all skill level gather to mingle and work on their current painting projects. This non-instructor group meets on Thursdays from 9am-12pm. Painting space is provided at no charge. Just bring your own art supplies and your current project! Cookies and coffee are available for $2 per person. Riverside Center is located at 231 E Monroe Street, Decatur. Call 724-2520 for more information.
2021 Bloodmobile dates:
The American Red Cross has Volunteer opportunities at blood drives in Decatur for Blood Donor Ambassadors at the Riverside Center and Adams Memorial Hospital. Please go to www.redcross.org/volunteer and follow the steps to apply in Volunteer Connection. Once your application is completed and submitted we will contact you to discuss these opportunities and schedule training and get you started. Please contact Pam Schroeder at 260-480-8218 or email@example.com if you need help or have questions.
The Fort Wayne Harvest Food Bank will distribute free food to those in need on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 8:30am. Limited supply available. For more information visit the Fort Wayne Harvest Food bank's "Farm Wagon Mobile Pantry" page: https://www.communityharvest.org/get-help-farm-wagon-mobile-pantry/
The Decatur Flea Market is held on the 1st Sunday of every month, and sponsored by the Adams County Coin Club. Admission is free. Doors open at 7:00 am. To set up a booth or for more information call Carla Mattingly at (260)517-8182.
The Decatur Artisan Craft Market showcases fabric crafts, jewelry, wood & metal decor, baked goods, honey, soaps, skin care products, paintings, seasonal decor, clothing & accessories, handmade cards, and much more. The Decatur Artisan Craft Market is held every 2nd Saturday (October through April ) from 9am-1pm. To set up a booth or for more information, E-mail Mary Byer at firstname.lastname@example.org or text/call (260)705-2731
Located just north of Riverside Center off of Jackson Street, the compost site is open to the public 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. Drop off your yard waste or pick up landscaping mulch free of charge. The city of Decatur provides assistance loading mulch with a bucket loader from 3-5pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8am-10am on Saturdays. Please call the Decatur Public Works department at 724-3356 for more information.