Welcome to the Dryden Community Center Café!

The Dryden Community Center Café is a nonprofit community center, run by volunteers, with the goal of offering the Dryden community and surrounding areas a relaxed and welcoming place to gather for coffee, conversation, music and events. Come in and experience a community center where strangers become neighbors and neighbors become friends while making Dryden a better place to live.

Barnes and Nobel Fundraiser. Use this coupon for purchases at the Barnes and Nobel store in Ithaca (614 South Meadow St) on Saturday, November 19th and Barnes and Noble will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Cafe. You can also use this coupon for on-line purchases 11/19 - 11/23. Volunteers from the cafe will be at the store on Saturday from 10am - 4pm. There will be activities for the kids such as face painting, crafts (decorations, t-shirt and cards) and Gingerbread houses. come join us!

Holiday Scone Sale! - Once again the Cafe is offing ready to bake frozen scones for the Holidays. These are the same scones we serve at the Cafe formed, frozen and packaged. Ready to bake wtih instructions. You can download and print the Order Form or come into the cafe and get one. Orders are due by December 5th.

Looking to renew your membership? Download the 2016 Membership form.

For more upcomming events, check out the Community Events Calendar . You can also subscribe to our e-mail list to receive notification of upcoming events and Cafe news.

Volunteering

Check out the great video created by one of our tremendous volunteers.

Like many nonprofits, DC3 relies on the vital role played by dedicated volunteers to help promote a collaborative relationship that encourages and develops our important mission to enrich the well-being of our community. We can't do this without you! Please call the café at 844-1500 to volunteer.

On-Going Specials

Daily Sandwich , soup and quiche specials -- see our Facebook page each day for the day's special

Muffin Monday -- 8am 'til gone! Different homemade, from scratch, muffins every week. Muffin Monday special $3.25 for a muffin & a 12oz. coffee.

Waffle Wednesday -- Hot fresh waffles from scratch, served with either real New York maple syrup or fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Served 9-11am.

Thursday Night Spaghetti Special -- The Cafe is open late on Thursdays with a dinner special and often a community open house or other event. Our all -you-can-eat spaghetti dinner comes with a side salad & Italian bread for just $5.95, with meatballs just a little bit extra. Served 5-7pm.

Service Organization Open Meeting Nights / Community Open Houses

Are you a member of a local service organization or interested in joining one? Members of local service organizations are holding open meetings at the Cafe. All are welcome to join in and learn about these important community organizations from those who know best. These events are held on Thursday evenings -- so be sure to come early for Spaghetti Night

Open Meeting Night is an opportunity for community service organizations to meet at DC3 and open their meetings up to the public. If any service organization would like to promote their mission to the community by hosting an open house at the Café, please contact Charlie Hart at: cwhartjr@gmail.com

 

Café Space Events

Events organized by local businesses or community groups being held at the Community Center Café.. Please contact the organizers for further information. To have your scheduled Cafe event listed, please email us..


Donations

No contribution is too small, and every bit helps! Dryden Community Center Café is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization so donations are tax deductable.

We now accept donations on-line:

Or, Send donations to: Dryden Community Center Café, P.O. Box 801, Dryden, NY 13053. Thank you for your continued and generous support!

Questions? Suggestions? Ideas? Contact us at drydencommunitycafe@yahoo.com.