The Winterville Center

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Enrichment Classes and Clubs at the Winterville Center

Enrichment Clubs and Classes at the Winterville Center


The Winterville Center hosts a number of enrichment activities outside of art and fitness, including chess, crafting, veterans coffeehouse, and mah jongg.


The Winterville Center is home to weekly Chess Club and monthly Chess tournaments for ages 10 and up. Instructor Tomas Ramirez, Ph.D. is a master chess player and experienced teacher. Chess club members will study chess theory and strategy while playing rated and unrated games.  

The weekly Chess Club meets Monday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Chess tournaments are on the second Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Non-rated games cost $2.00 and rated games cost 3.00. There is no overall charge for the club or the tournaments. It’s a great activity to do with your kids!

Threadworks Crafting Club

Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet or knit? The Threadworks Crafting Club meets Tuesday mornings during Coffeehouse from 9:00 a.m. to about 11:00 a.m. While there are no official instructors in this group, there are usually a few people who can help teach basic skills. 

Threadworks is free to attend. Basic crochet kits are available for $5. Coffee and snacks are available for $1.00.

Coffee with a Veteran

Military veterans from American Legion, Post 20 and other military organizations also meet on Tuesday mornings during coffeehouse from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This is a casual time of conversation and stories. Members from all branches of the military are represented. 

Mah Jongg Club

Mah Jongg is a Chinese table game using small tiles like dominoes. There are many similarities between mah jongg and modern partner-based card games. The Mah Jongg Club uses the ruleset of the National Mah Jongg League of US and Canada 

Mah Jongg meets on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Follow our Facebook page for any updates and changes. You can find all our classes and activities on our website calendar.

If you have questions about any of our enrichment activities, feel free to call our office between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday


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