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 Rental Process

  1. Complete  the online form with your event details.
  2. We will confirm the availability of your preferred dates, or offer alternate dates.
  3. Once we have confirmed availability, you must pay a $300 reservation fee.  This fee will be applied toward your total rental fee (listed below). However, if you cancel your reservation at least 2 weeks before your event, we will refund this fee. 
  4. At least 2 weeks before the event, you will need to pay the remaining rental fee, and a refundable security deposit of $1,000. 

About

The India Center complex is conveniently located at the intersection of I-290 and Main Street (152 Main Street) in Shrewsbury. Our facility can accommodate a variety of events and has ample parking spaces available. Let India Center help you create everlasting memories! India Center is frequently used for:

Corporate Meetings
Graduation Celebrations / Parties
Christmas Parties
Birthdays
Bridal and Baby Showers
Small Wedding

Our Main Building features

  • 1 Large Hall (45 x 38 ft) that accommodates about 90 people for sit down event.  Adjoining kitchen that can be used to warm food;  cannot be used to cook meals
  • 6 small rooms (each room accommodates 12-16 people)
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Rent India Center

India Center is perfect venue for your next event. Let India Center help you Create Everlasting Memories. Perfect for one time events or regularly scheduled weekly/monthly meetings.

To rent an India Center building, fill out the online Rental Request form. Certain rules and regulations apply.  

India Center Rental Request Form - Rental Request form

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

India Center Availability Calendar - send email to rentindiacenter@iswonline.org

Cancellation Policy:  You may cancel the India Center reservation, 14 days prior to your reservation days free of cost.  If it is cancelled within 14 days of reservation, your deposit will be forfeited.

For questions or inquiries, please call or text Rent India Center at  (508) 841-5115 or email - rentindiacenter@iswonline.org


Planning an Event

Our party hall (45 x 38 ft) is the ideal place for you next occasion. Host your next party, dance party, banquet event, business meeting event, fundraiser, bridal shower party, wedding, baby shower and more!


Corporate Meetings
Graduation Celebrations / Parties
Christmas Parties
Birthdays
Bridal and Baby Showers
Small Weddings



Please see below our current rates.  Please send an email to rentindiacenter@iswonline.org for all inquiries.

You can make payments for rental online at this link -  Payment Link (Payments should me made only after confirming with the rental team)


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Rates

India Center Rental Rates

 Area  Day of the Week  Life Member  Annual Member  Non-Member
 Main Hall  Mon-Thu  $500   $575   $675 
 Fri/Sat/Sun & Holidays  $600   $825   $950 
 Main Hall & Patio  Mon-Thu  $625   $725   $900 
 Fri/Sat/Sun & Holidays  $725   $975   $1,175 

Security Deposit:   You must pay $1,000 security deposit for all rentals.  This deposit is refunded to you after the event, once we confirm you have not made any damages to the property.  

Rental Hours:  On weekends, your rental will begin at 1pm and end at 12 midnight.   On weekdays, your rental may begin early, but may not be longer than 12 hours.  

 Please contact us for the following (Rooms or Hall)

  • Seminars
  • Weekly Classes
  • Special Programs

If you require long term rental of main-hall or classrooms please reach out to us at rentindiacenter@iswonline.org

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India Center FAQs

1.    How do I reserve the hall and when is the payment due ?

The hall will be reserved in your name only after we receive your application form along with the rent reservation fee  of $300.  This can be done as soon as you make the decision of renting the center.  The remaining portion of the rental fee and a security deposit of $1,000 is due 2 weeks before the event.

2.    What happens to my security deposit payment ?

Your deposit payment is refunded to you, after we inspect the facility and confirm there are no damages.

3.    What is the security deposit payment for ?

The security deposit payment is for any damage to the furniture and for cleaning charges if the place is not left in reasonably clean condition. The replacement cost for the tables are $200 each, the chairs are $50 each. 

4.    Can I get any discount on the rent ?

We do offer discounts to ISW member(s) and ISW Life member(s) for one rental per year. You can become a member online by clicking here.

5.    Can I use the Music system ?

Our facility has 2 PA speakers on the wall that could be used.  However we highly recommend to bring your own system.  

6.    Can we use the kitchen and what is available in the kitchen ?

Yes you can use the kitchen to warm or cool food but not to cook a meal. It has a microwave, a refrigerator and two warming ovens.

7.    Can I bring in food from outside? Can I bring Non-veg items ?

Any type of food from any vender is allowed in the center. At renters’ request, we could suggest some caterers who have served ISW in the past.

8.     Can I serve alcohol ?

The Facility may not be used for events where fees are collected for admission or for events where food and beverages are provided on a fee basis.  You may serve alcohol to your guests responsibly and in accordance with the city, state and federal laws governing serving and consuming alcohol.  It is your responsibility to ensure that guests drink in moderation and that there are designated drivers who don’t drink and drive.

9.    At the end of the event, how should we leave the hall ?

We ask you to leave the hall as clean as you receive it. ISW will deduct cleaning charges should the hall require cleaning. The kitchen should be left without anything on the counters. The floor should be left in decent condition. If you spill something, Please clean it. Bathroom should be left in usable condition. Please clean any of the toilet paper and such from the floors. The garbage bags should be securely tied and thrown away in the dumpster in the back of the building. Please do not leave any trash outsider the dumpster since it attracts the wild animals.  Please put all the red chairs against the walls all around the room in single row. All the round tables should be stacked on the right side of the hall (next to the main entrance) in three stacks not more than 5 tables in each stack. The rectangle tables should be stacked under the kitchen window. All the tables’ white side should be facing out. The chairs can be neatly stacked, 4 chairs in each stack, and arranged along the left and right walls.

10.    Does ISW provide any table cloths or center pieces for the tables ?

The renters are responsible for all the table cloths for round and rectangle tables. The rectangle tables are 3.5’x 7.5’ (table cloth 54” x 108” will fit perfectly) and Round tables are 58” in diameter (table cloth 84” in diameter will fit).

11.       How much furniture does India Center have?

We will have 8 round tables, 4 rectangle tables, and 90 chairs 

12.    Do I need to bring bathroom supplies ?

No. We provide you all the toilet paper and paper towels. 

13.    Does ISW provide any paper products ?

No. We ask you to bring all your paper products.   We also try to give you 6 large trash bags, but if you think you might need extra, please bring with you. It is also a good idea to bring some ziplock bags to take left over food home.

14.    Does the hall have air conditioning ?

Yes, the hall has A/C. There are 2 thermostats in the big hall and one outside in the foyer. 


Please consider this as your own community center.  Please help us maintain it as you would your own home.


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Direction/Map to ISW

The India Society of Worcester is located on Main Street, Shrewsbury.  It is easily accessible by Car or by T Station

Address: 152 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.

Coming on I-290 from Worcester side:
Take exit 22 on I-290. Go towards Shrewsbury take right at the ramp on East bound exit. India Center is immediately on your right. 

Coming on I-290 from Northborough side:
Take exit 22 on I-290. Go towards Shrewsbury take left at the ramp on West bound exit. India Center is immediately on your right.

Phone/Fax:- (508) 841-5115

Email Address:- rentindiacenter@iswonline.org


Visiting Hours

Only by appointments.   Please request for appointments via email rentindiacenter@iswonline.org or text to 508-841-5115


Parking

The Center has ample parking space abutting the building. Street parking is also available around the Center.



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