CALKINS BARN INFORMATION  

 

Location:           104  E. Jones  Street, Wyoming, IA  52362

                                Turn south at stoplight then turn left on Jones St.

 

Viewing the Facility:  The facility may be viewed by appointment only.  Appointments can be made by calling

 319-480-0132.  If no answer leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

 

Rental Options:            Entire facility - $500                                          Upstairs/bar   - $300

                                                Upstairs/bar and kitchen - $350                 Basement - $150                                             

                                               

Building and grounds: 

Parking lot is south of the barn across the street.  Handicap parking and drop off is on the west side of the barn.

 

Furnishings and Capacity:

The upstairs room has tables and chairs for approximately 350 people.  Two of the tables are 60 round tables, 28 tables  are 30 x 96 tables.  (You can fit 10 people at table without sitting at the ends.)  The Basement has 21 tables and chairs for an additional 100 more.  Kitchen includes two full size refrigerators (one with freezer on top), 2 stoves, microwave, and 1-three compartment sink compartment sink.  The upstairs bar has one refrigerator with freezer on top and bar sink.  The basement has a stove, microwave and refrigerator with freezer on top.  

 

Rental Fees:

THE RENTAL FEE IS DUE AT THE TIME OF CONTRACT SIGNING.   THIS IS  NON-REFUNDABLE.   If not received at the time of the contract signing (or if other suitable arrangements have not been made) your reservation request will be voided and the requested date will be made available to others.  Telephone reservations will be held for 48 hours pending receipt of rental fee. 

 

Damage Deposit:

A $150 damage/clean up deposit for each level rented is required for the use of the facility.  The damage deposit is due when the key is picked up. The check will be returned to the renter or shredded after an inspection has been completed by staff.   Any or all of the deposit may be retained against cleanup costs, damages or other losses incurred.  If these costs exceed the deposit, you will be held responsible for full payment of the damages.  Any lost key will result in rekeying at your expense.

 

Checks/Payments:

Payments should be made payable to Calkins Square.  In addition, please write your reservation date on the check.  A $30.00 service charge is applied to all returned checks.

 

Refunds:

Rental fees will only be refunded when cancellation occurs due to circumstances beyond the Calkins Square Commissions control (i.e. fire, natural disaster, damaged facilities, etc.)

 

Alcoholic Beverages:

For groups of 50 people or more, and when alcohol is going to be consumed in the Center, renter needs to show City Clerk or Board President proof of appropriate insurance. All Iowa Liquor Laws must be strictly adhered to.

 

Minimum Age:

Persons reserving and responsible for the group using the Community Center must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Other Regulations:

The Community center is a smoke-free building.  You must report any damaged or missing items within 24 hours of the event.

 

Decorating Guidelines:

No open flames are allowed- no candles, kerosene lamps, etc. No grills on decks or cement.  No patio heaters on decks.

 

NO TAPE, SCREWS, NAILS, TACKS, PUSHPINS or VELCRO STRIPS are to be used on any surface in the building.  Also, no confetti, birdseed or double faced tape is to be used inside the barn.    Use of tape on tables is allowed.

The use of real rose petals is discouraged.  An additional fee may be applied if petals are used and cause cleaning problems due to stains or other damage.

To prevent scratched floors, tables and chairs are not to be dragged across the floors.

The use of bubble machines, fog and smoke machines and dance wax inside the building is not allowed.  Please inform your D.J.   ANY VIOLATION OF THESE RULES COULD RESULT IN FORFEITURE OF THE DAMAGE DEPOSIT.

 

All rules are subject to the discretion of the Calkins Square Commission and may be changed depending on circumstances.

 

 

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