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"The Senior Sewing Club" of 1916 Winterville

 

Winterville has a long history of crafting. Thanks to Gwen Lotte, we have a news article about a sewing club. The newspaper is dated December 1st, 1916

 

This is a transcript of the article:

“This club has become one of the institutions of the town. Monday afternoon Mrs. Alice De…

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Winter Events Around Winterville

In Winterville

 

Winterville Christmas in the Park

Winterville’s annual Christmas in the Park is Friday, December 6th at 6 p.m. Bring the kids to see Santa and enjoy free hot dogs and hot chocolate while enjoying music from the Winterville Elementary students and RespirOpera.

 

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December News at the Winterville Center

December News at the Winterville Center


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Thursday Potluck Luncheon

Our December First Thursday Potluck Luncheon will be held on December 5th. Bring your favorite dish and an unwrapped gift for a girl or boy ages 0 to 5. 

The speaker will be Arden Bakarich from Athens Oconee CASA. All gifts will be do…

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Frequently Asked Questions at the Winterville Center

Winterville Center Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do any clubs meet at the Winterville Center?

 

We have two free clubs that meet at the Winterville Center. Threadworks Crafting Club is for fiber crafters. They meet on Tuesdays during Coffeehouse from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

 

Mah Jongg is a Chinese game using tiles. The game is…

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Holiday Closures at the Winterville Center

The Winterville Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years holidays this year. 

 

For Thanksgiving, the Winterville Center will be closed Thursday, November 28th. No classes will be held that day. There will be Aikido on Friday, November 29th at 12 p.m., but the off…

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Holiday Raffle

Winterville Center Holiday Raffle Items

 

The Threadworks Crafting Club is hosting a holiday raffle of handmade items. The proceeds benefit the Winterville Center. 

The items being raffled include two afghans. The large afghan is Christmas-themed with hand-sewn buttons. Each member of the Threadworks Crafting Club contributed …

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November News at the Winterville Center

November News at the Winterville Center

Daylight Savings Ends Sunday

Don’t forget to fall back this Sunday! On Sunday, November 3rd, Daylight Savings will end and clocks go back one hour.

SilverSneakers Class Time Change

Our SilverSneakers Stretch and Yoga classes are also changing times starting in November. SilverSneakers…

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Fall Events in Winterville

Fall Events in Winterville, GA

 

There’s nowhere like Winterville in the fall! Winterville is home to many events during the fall season that are open to the community. Meet your neighbors and enjoy fall fun at these fall events. 

 

Pickled Holler opening for Cosmo Jr.

Saturday, October 19th at 6 pm

The Fr…

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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.

Chess

The Winterville Center is home to weekly Chess Club and monthly Chess tournaments for ages 10 and up. Instructor Tomas Rami…

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October News at the Winterville Center

October News at the Winterville Center

 

Happy autumn!

Be sure to check our class schedule for all our new classes!

First Thursday Potluck Luncheon

Join us on Thursday, October 3rd at 12:00 p.m. noon for our First Thursday potluck Luncheon. This month’s theme is fall, so bring your favorite fall dishes to share and enjoy. 

Our…

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Pre-Register and Pay for Classes Online

We now have a process where you can register and pay for classes on our website. 

 

Pre-registration for classes is highly recommended in case the class is too full to accept walk-ins. In this registration process, you can also pay for your classes online through Paypal.

To register for a…

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Quilting the Modern Way, A Guest Post by Elizabeth Barton

Quilting the Modern Way

Instructor Elizabeth Barton shares with us about her new class, Quilting the Modern Way, which will start Friday, September 20th at 10:30 a.m. If you are interested in signing up for Quilting the Modern Way, please call the Winterville Center office at 706-742-0823.


I've been teaching paint…

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September News at the Winterville Center

September News at the Winterville Center

 

Lots of new things going on at the Winterville Center in September!

 

First Thursday Luncheon

Our September First Thursday Potluck. Luncheon will be on Thursday, September 5th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a dish to share. We will have a Georgia Bulldogs theme, so wear your red an…

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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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