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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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Win with Chess in Winterville GA

Monthly Chess Tournaments in Winterville GA

 

Chess is catching fire at the Winterville Center!

Chess Club is one of the fastest growing groups in Winterville GA. The weekly chess club, which meets on Mondays at 6 p.m., has grown exponentially over the past few months since its inception.

Monthly Chess Tournaments

Once a mont…

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Help us Choose New Classes for the Winterville Community Center

Community Center New Class Poll

 

We are in the process of looking for new instructors and class opportunities at the Winterville Community Center.

You can help us out by voting in our initial poll to find out what kinds of classes interest those in our community.

Many of you have given us suggestions in the past for new cla…

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How to Crochet for Beginners

Athens crochet classes at the Winterville Center

 

Crocheting can be a relaxing hobby that can produce beautiful handmade items.

Crochet can look intimidating, but it is fairly easy to learn and start making items for yourself or for gifts.

Some crocheters are creating handmade items for charity. Others are "yarn bombing", or crochet…

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National Novel Writing Month - Nanowrimo

 

November is National Novel Writing Month! 

Nanowrimo is a worldwide endeavor to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Participants write 1,667 words per day on their novels to "win" at the end of November.

Though officially Nanowrimo exists to help individuals write fiction novels, some …

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Become an Advocate for a Foster Child

Did you know that there are over 9,000 children in foster care in the state of Georgia?

At our First Thursday Luncheon on October 4th, Arden Bakarich of the National Association of Court Appointed Advocates spoke to us about how you can be involved as a CASA volunteer.

CASA volunteers are …

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Seeking Vendors for the Holiday Hoopla Handicraft Bazaar

The Winterville Center has opened applications to crafters and artists who are seeking a vendor space to sell their wares at our Holiday Hoopla handicraft bazaar. Vendors who apply must sell quality handmade crafts and art. 

The Holiday Hoopla handicraft bazaar will take place on December 8th fr…

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The Mental Benefits of Chess

 

Ever wanted to boost your brain power? Chess may be a solution to enhance your ability to learn, think, read, and create. But chess can offer more than just brain power to both children and adults.

 

Builds Brain Cells

Some studies indicate that chess can develop the dendrites in…

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UGA Tailgate Potluck - Thursday, Sept. 6th at 12:30pm

 

Come enjoy a good, old-fashioned Georgia Dawgs Tailgate on Thursday, September 6th, at 12:30pm.

Tony Tolbert will share with us about the Poets of Winterville Club.

Wear your red and black, and bring a favorite tailgate dish to share!

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Marigold Coffee House

Here's our latest venture. So many came to our coffee house during the Marigold Festival. Since then, numerous citizens have suggested we consider establishing a permanent coffee house. So we are doing just that. Below are the particulars. --Jack

Marigold Coffee House Pre-opening Announcement

The …

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