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Winterville Center 4th Anniversary Celebration

Winterville Center 4th Anniversary Celebration

The Winterville Center for Community and Culture is celebrating our 4th anniversary with an open house week! Many of our classes will be free to try and we will also have several special events! 

All of these events are FREE for the week of February 3rd through the 6th.

MONDAY

Chess - 6 p.m. 

Free unrated games and basic instruction lessons for anyone who attends. The Winterville Chess Club is a chess community for players of all ages, skill levels, and experience who are welcome to take part in chess tournaments rated by the United States Chess Federation, participate in chess lectures, learn opening theory, play speed chess, and explore the underlying strategies and themes of chess endings.

TUESDAY

Coffee House - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Coffee House is open for anyone to grab some coffee and doughnuts or cookies. Coffee and snacks are just $1. 

Threadworks Crafting Club - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A social group that shares the love for all things thread, yarn, rope, etc. Anyone who crochets, knits, embroiders, cross-stitches, macramé’s or any other fabric craft should stop by.  If you would like to learn one of these crafts; someone should be available for teaching said craft.  This club is always free to participate. Coffee and doughnuts are $1 each donation.

Coffee with a Veteran - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Come and join other military veterans during a time of socialization.  Most just sit around and gab, but you are welcome to play cards or other games.  This is a weekly free meeting time. Coffee and doughnuts are $1 each donation.

Aikido - 6:30 p.m.

Learn the Self-defense Secrets of the Japanese Aikido Masters! Aikido is the "alternative" martial art for it deals with violence and aggression in a nonviolent way that uses knowledge of body mechanics and mental focus. Learn how to defend yourself without the risk of harm to self or others. It's appropriate for all ages 14 - 80. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

WEDNESDAY

SilverSneakers Stretch - 9 a.m.

SilverSneakers Morning Stretch prepares your day with gentle stretching -- both in standing and seated versions – to keep your joints functional and help you remain pain-free while building flexibility, range of motion and balance.

Bands and Balls - 10 a.m. 

Brand new class! Gain strength with a gentle workout using exercise bands and balls. For all levels; accommodations can be made for any ability.

Belly Dance Flow - 7 p.m. 

A beginning-level belly dancing class for anyone interested in learning the art of belly dance. Learn basic posture and combinations as well as our unique Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance format for group improvisation.

THURSDAY

First Thursday Potluck Luncheon - 12 p.m. - "Heart and Soul". Bring a Southern comfort food dish. The speaker will be Dennise L. Grayson, LLC of the Grayson Law office. Attorney Grayson will bring information on various topics of guardianships, conservatorships, powers of attorney, special needs trusts, last will, and testament, benefits planning, health care advance directive and representative payee.

Mah Jongg - 1 p.m.

One of the oldest games known to the Chinese culture and mankind, Mahjong has evolved today to suit the tastes of the modern Chinese while keeping its roots intact. This is a weekly club that is always free to participate.

Winterville Elementary Art Reception - 5:30 p.m.

 

The Winterville Arts Council and the Winterville Center host a quarterly art show and reception. The winter art show features the art of the students of Winterville Elementary. Come and appreciate student art, meet new friends, and enjoy refreshments.

 

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