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Sign Up for the Winterville Breeze 5K Run/Walk

2019 Winterville Breeze 5K in Winterville, GA

 

Signups are now open for the 4th annual Winterville Breeze 5K Run/Walk on September 21st, at 8 a.m!


Each year, the Winterville Center hosts a 5K race in September. All proceeds benefit the Winterville Center. Raceday registration starts at 7 a.m. and the race starts promptly at 8 a.m.…

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The Benefits of Community

Are you in a community? What does that community stand for or enjoy doing? Are you looking for more friends and for personal connection?

There have been numerous studies on the benefits of participating in a community. Whether you want more motivation to get in shape, develop a hobby, or just ha…

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Free Fitness Classes Through SilverSneakers

 

 

If you are over 65 and have a Medicare Advantage plan, you may be eligible for SilverSneakers and take fitness classes at a location near you.

What is SilverSneakers?

SilverSneakers is a nationwide program that funds free fitness classes for seniors over 65. All SilverSneakers clas…

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June Announcements

June News at the Winterville Center


No Zumba June 12th and June 19th

 

There will be no Zumba class on Wednesday, June 12th and Wednesday, June 19th.


 

No Chess Tournament June 14th

 

Just a reminder that there will be no chess tournaments in June and July!

 

We hope to see you in August!

 

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Explore Art at the Winterville Center

Art Classes in Athens, GA

 

If you have ever wanted to learn how to draw or paint, the art classes at the Winterville Center can provide you with an art education, whatever your level of experience. 

All of our art classes study basic art composition, techniques, and analysis. 

Oil Painting

Oil Painting meets on Mon…

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New Classes in May: Acrylic Painting and Aikido

Aikido in Athens GA | Acrylic Painting in Athens GA

 

Acrylic Painting

 

Every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

 

This painting class will focus on working with acrylics to create luminous and lively works of art that reflect not only the subject of the painting but how you feel about it.  Don't just pain an apple,…

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The Benefits of Gentle Exercise

Can light to moderate exercise, when performed regularly, have long-lasting benefits to your health?

According to new studies, moderate exercise can lower your mortality rate and boost your heart health. Moderate exercise may also improve insulin sensitivity in diabetes patients even more than mo…

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Winterville Arts Council Spring Art Show

 

It’s time for the spring art show!

 

Featured Art

 

The featured art, by Camille Hayes of @camillehayesdesign won the juried selection and will be featured on the Marigold Festival T-shirt and souvenirs.

 

Winterville Art Show Featured Art by @camillehayesdesign


Art Show Participants

 

Here are some of the other f…

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Zumba Fitness Class Starting March 20th at 6 pm

Zumba Fitness Class at the Winterville Center

Have you heard of the dance fitness sensation that is Zumba? Zumba is a dance fitness class that mixes Latin dance moves with high-energy fitness, all to Latin music rhythms like salsa, merengue, soca, and mambo.

Burn tons of calories

Zumba classes can help you burn 600 calories or more in…

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March Announcements

Zumba at the Winterville Center

 

Are you interested in Zumba classes? We’ve found an instructor who can teach certified Zumba.

 

Take our poll on Facebook and share what kind of Zumba class most interests you.

 

 

 

 

Beginning Sewing starts March 7th!

 

We still have a few spots le…

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Sewing Classes at the Winterville Center

Athens Sewing Classes at the Winterville Center

Starting on March 7th, the Winterville Center will be offering beginning sewing classes in classroom 101. This beginning class lasts 4 weeks and will take place on Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

In the beginning class, students will make a customized tote bag for the first project, and either …

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Photos from Around Winterville

The Winterville Depot in Winterville Georgia

The Winterville train depot is on the corner of Main Street and Parkview. Winterville's train stop was original called Six Mile Station, before being called Winter's Station, and then finally the town around it was named Winterville in 1866. 

 

Downtown Winterville Georgia

A foggy morning in Winterville Georgia. In the …

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Winterville and Athens GA Event Rentals at the Winterville Center

 


 

Did you know that the Winterville Center offers some of the most affordable event rentals in Winterville, GA? Anyone seeking Athens GA event rentals or rentals in the areas surrounding Athens should consider the Winterville Center for their next event.

 

The Winterville Center h…

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Win with Chess in Winterville GA

Monthly Chess Tournaments in Winterville GA

 

Chess is catching fire at the Winterville Center!

Chess Club is one of the fastest growing groups in Winterville GA. The weekly chess club, which meets on Mondays at 6 p.m., has grown exponentially over the past few months since its inception.

Monthly Chess Tournaments

Once a mont…

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Help us Choose New Classes for the Winterville Community Center

Community Center New Class Poll

 

We are in the process of looking for new instructors and class opportunities at the Winterville Community Center.

You can help us out by voting in our initial poll to find out what kinds of classes interest those in our community.

Many of you have given us suggestions in the past for new cla…

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Become an Advocate for a Foster Child

Did you know that there are over 9,000 children in foster care in the state of Georgia?

At our First Thursday Luncheon on October 4th, Arden Bakarich of the National Association of Court Appointed Advocates spoke to us about how you can be involved as a CASA volunteer.

CASA volunteers are …

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Seeking Vendors for the Holiday Hoopla Handicraft Bazaar

The Winterville Center has opened applications to crafters and artists who are seeking a vendor space to sell their wares at our Holiday Hoopla handicraft bazaar. Vendors who apply must sell quality handmade crafts and art. 

The Holiday Hoopla handicraft bazaar will take place on December 8th fr…

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The Mental Benefits of Chess

 

Ever wanted to boost your brain power? Chess may be a solution to enhance your ability to learn, think, read, and create. But chess can offer more than just brain power to both children and adults.

 

Builds Brain Cells

Some studies indicate that chess can develop the dendrites in…

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