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New Kids Classes Coming in September

Kids Classes at the Winterville Center

 

Coming in September, we have new classes designed just for kids and teens! These classes include art, cartooning, martial arts, and sewing. 

 

Aikido 14 and Up

Learn the Self-defense Secrets of the Japanese Aikido Masters! Aikido is the "alternative" martial art for it deals wit…

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Meet Winterville at Tuesday Coffeehouse

Tuesday Coffeehouse at the Winterville Center

 

Do you want to get to know some of your Winterville neighbors in a casual, friendly environment? Come to Tuesday morning coffeehouse at the Winterville Center!

Come and participate in one of our Tuesday morning social groups, or just sit and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and a doughnut. We do h…

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August News at the Winterville Center

August News at the Winterville Center

 

August is heating up with lots of new classes at the Winterville Center! 

Basic Aikido

We will be adding a new afternoon Aikido class for kids and adults from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays starting August 7th. Anyone ages 10 and older are welcome. Aikido is a completely non-v…

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Georgia Historic Recipes from 1883

 

There is very little in life that can bond people together like food. Many cultures are known as much for their food as anything else, and even Georgia can be known for our delicious food. 

 

These recipes are from the 1883 edition of the Dixie Cookbook, compiled by Estelle Woods Wilc…

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10 Blogs to Help You Plan the Perfect Party

 

You have a big milestone coming up and want to celebrate with a party or event. But how do you pick the theme, plan the decor, and make the food that will really help your guests have a good time?

Everyone can use a little help in planning a memorable event. We’ve found some great party pla…

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July News at the Winterville Center

July News at the Winterville Center

Fourth of July

The Winterville Center will be closed on Independence Day, July 4th. The office will be closed, and all classes canceled. We will reopen Monday, July 8th.

July Potluck Luncheon

This month’s potluck luncheon will be on July 11th instead of the first Thursday due to the Ind…

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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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More Shine than Rain at the Winterville Marigold Festival

2019 Winterville Marigold Festival Parade Float

 

We were thankful that the rain held off most of the day Saturday, May 11th for the Winterville Marigold Festival!

Parade

We participated in the parade as the Winterville Center and really enjoyed seeing all the smiling faces lining the parade route. We didn’t win any prizes, though we admire…

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Introducing Our New Website Design!

As you may have noticed, we have a new website redesign!

The intention of this design was to make the most searched information easier to find while updating our style and mobile website.

Here are some of the new features of our website:

Calendar Feature

The calendar can now be fou…

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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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Need to Talk to Us or Get Updates?

Need to Talk to the Winterville Center?

 

Have a question, comment, or suggestion? Did you know there are many ways to contact us at the Winterville Center?

Ways to Contact the Winterville Center

You are welcome to call us at 706-742-0823, or come by any time during our office hours, which are Monday through Thursday, from 9…

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Winterville News for Week of April 22nd

Earth Day News from the Winterville Center

 

Happy Earth Day!

 

I hope everyone had a lovely Easter holiday weekend!

 

Winterville Events

 

Tonight, Monday, April 22nd, is a Town Hall Meeting with the Mayor! Come and discuss a proposed farmer’s market in Winterville. The Town Hall will meet at 6 p.m. at the Depot…

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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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Call for Marigold Festival Volunteers!

 

Volunteers Needed for the Winterville Marigold Festival May 11th

 

The Winterville Marigold Festival began over 30 years ago as a way to beautify and renovate the town and for the purpose of promoting friendship. Each year the festival features juried arts and crafts, barbecue and other food vendors, dancing and entertainment in the park, the Mar…

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Telling a Couple's Story: Planning an Anniversary to Remember

Telling a Couple's Love Story | ID 29653746 © Photographerlondon | Dreamstime.com

The most memorable parties are the ones that not only tell the stories of the past but become a story themselves in the future.

 

Telling the story of the couple is the most important thing you can do when planning an anniversary party. This is commonly thought of as the theme, but every…

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