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The Community Center maintains a safe place for teens to hang out with their friends and the opportunity to make new ones; in a place that is free from the outside influence of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. The Center's focus and number one goal is to provide youth the chance to be themselves while experimenting with new ideas, new technology, games, and through social, educational, and entertainment activities.

upcoming events

"Men of the Riverbend" Community Center is hosting their first ever bachelor auction as a fundraising event Saturday, August 29!
Local organizations have donated both a prize and a male employee representative to come down to our community center and strut their stuff to help us fundraise for our current project; The Rooftop Garden! 

With chances to win happy hours, dinner and drink vouchers and other fun prizes, you won't wan to miss out on the most entertaining fundraising event to hit Alton! 

You can buy your tickets now online at:

We are still looking for more organiztions to be involved!
Please contact Meredith Wright at 618-465-9850 Ext. 212 for more information
on how to join in on the fun!

ATTENTION: Next Middle School Dance Party

The next middle school dance party has been rescheduled for September 12th, 7-10pm due to the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Have a safe holiday weekend!

UPDATE: ALL students attending the Center events!

All students who attend the Community Center events MUST have an Emergency Contact format on file at the Center. Members will already have this information on file. Non-Members must fill out the Guest Information Form found here.

regular events

Adult Social Circle Game Day Logo OPEN PLAY! Logo
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Enjoy some cards and other games with your group.
Only $5 per person, Lunch is included.

Bring the family and some friends.
Every Friday 6-10pm
$5 for Members
$10 for Non-Members
$25 for the whole family!
Members must bring their keytag

Middle School Dance Logo Dragonfly Family Cafe Logo
Saturday, September 12th
7:00pm - 10:00pm
$5 for members with keytag
$10 for everyone else

Check the Dragonfly Playroom page for dates and times during the summer.
Wednesday Day Play resumes on August 26th.
Every Wednesday from 9am - 11am
$3 per child - Adults and Infants are FREE

Dragonfly Cafe is also open every Friday night during OPEN PLAY!

After School Program Logo

Every Day after school lets out

$5 per day, with advance pay options
Special Activities as well as Free Play time!
Work on homework or school projects
and get Rewards Points for snacks and prizes!



We're always looking for talented and hard working volunteers. It wouldn't be possible without them! Volunteers lend their time and talents to the Center, making our events great! Here's some events you can help us out with:

OPEN PLAY! every Friday night
Middle School Dance Party the first Saturday of every month
After School Program every day after school


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Office Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm M-F
P: 618-465-9850 x 212 F: 618-465-9851
200 West 3rd Street | Alton, IL. 62002