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January News at the Winterville Center

Happy New Year from the Winterville Center

Potato Bar Potluck Lunch and Learn

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Thursday, January 16th (PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE!)

This month's potluck luncheon theme will be a potato bar! Bring your favorite potato topping or a dessert! Potatoes will be provided by the Winterville Center.

Here are some topping ideas, but bring your favorite: 

  • Broccoli
  • Everything bagel seasoning
  • Diced green onions or Chives
  • Cheese
  • Cilantro
  • Salsa
  • Crumbled Bacon
  • Black Beans
  • Chili (meat or meatless)
  • Sour cream (or non-dairy)
  • Butter (or non-dairy)
  • Guacamole
  • Sautéed mushrooms & onions
  • Sliced black olives

Open to all adults.  FREE admission. Before the program, we will have our potluck lunch, so please bring meat, casserole, side dish, or dessert to share. Beverages provided. The program will last one-half hour.


James Neves, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, advises that incidents of fraud are on the rise and scammers' tactics are becoming more complex. That's why it's important to educate yourself about fraud. Although no one is immune, there are steps you can take to Outsmart the Scammers. Join us for this presentation and learn important strategies to help protect yourself and the ones you love.

James will share:

  • How to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter
  • Resources you can turn to in the event you or a loved one are targeted
  • Steps you can take now to help protect yourself and your loved ones


New Classes


Pilates in Winterville


Tuesdays 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Starts January 7th
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Starts January 16th

Pilates is a program of movements designed to improve posture, balance, and stability by building both muscular strength and flexibility throughout the body.

Instructor Nancy Burnham- 770-289-8883.

Cost: $7.50 per class. Punch Cards available. We accept cash, check, or credit card.

Class Maximum: 6 participants. Parking available.


SilverSneakers Athens GA

Quilting the Modern Way

Room 101
8-week session
Starts Friday, January 17th

Quilting the Modern Way is an exploration of modern quilting that focuses on the creation of a handmade quilt without measuring or piecing. Basic sewing skills will be helpful for this class. Please bring your sewing machine, if you have one. We do have several available for those without machines.

Instructor Elizabeth Barton is an internationally known teacher of art quilts, author of two books and with 35 years and 250 quilts experience.

Cost: $80.00 per course. We accept cash, check, or credit card.

The minimum participants are 4, so ask a friend to come along. Pre-registration must be made by noon on Thursday, January 16th.


Class Changes

SilverSneakers Changes

We are sad to announce the departure of SilverSneakers instructor Michelle Arington after the January 15th classes. We wish her the best in her new endeavors! 

SilverSneakers Stretch will continue on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. with instructor Nancy Burnham. Yoga will be discontinued at this time. There may be a new SilverSneakers class added very soon. We will keep you updated through email, website blog, and Facebook.

Belly Dancing

Belly Dancing will be separated into two classes, one for beginners and a more advanced class. 

Belly Dance Flow is an introduction to belly dancing, with a focus on learning basic technique and Tribal Odyssey improvisation. It is on Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The cost is $7.50.

Continuing Belly Dance is for advanced dancers who wish to further their dance and improvisation techniques. The cost is $7.50, or $10.00 for both beginning and advanced classes. 


4th Anniversary Celebration

The Winterville Center’s 4th anniversary will take place during the first week of February. We will be celebrating with a number of free open house classes throughout the week. Events include Coffeehouse, Artists-in-Residence featuring our art instructors, First Thursday Potluck Luncheon Thursday, February 6th at 12 p.m. and the Winterville Elementary student art reception on Friday, February 7th at 5:30 p.m. 

Stay tuned for a full event schedule for our anniversary celebration!

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