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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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Third Anniversary Low Country Boil

Winterville Center Low Country Boil

 

We gathered on Thursday, March 7th to celebrate the Winterville Center for Community and Culture’s third anniversary with an old-fashioned low country boil!

 

 

Low Country Boil

 

What Is Low Country Boil?

A low country boil is a type of seafood boil that contains shrimp, sausage, …

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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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The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

Francie Pastor of the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

Financial burdens can place immense stress on cancer patients, potentially hindering their treatment progress. Cancer patients and recent survivors may have financial resources available to them thanks to the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia.

On February 7th, the Winterville Center host…

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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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