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Special Event: Art Sampler Class

Have you ever been interested in making art with different mediums, but felt overwhelmed by the start-up cost or by trying to figure out something new on your own? Winterville Arts Council has a solution!


On the evenings of February 22 & February 29, they will host Sampler Classes at the Winterville Cultural Center. These one-night-only classes for adults will be taught by local artists, many of whom are members of the WAC.


With the purchase of a ticket, each participant will choose one class on both of the evenings, giving the participant a chance to experience two different mediums. The instructor will provide all of the supplies and will guide you through the basics of their specific medium from start to finish. You will leave with a finished piece and the newfound knowledge of how to further your personal art-making at home!


Tickets are $75 and can be purchased by calling the Cultural Center (706) 742-0823.


Class size is limited to 10.

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Oil Painting
Thursday 2/29


This class will give students the opportunity to handle oil paints and create a small landscape painting using brushes, pallet knives, and other tools.
Instructor: Dortha

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Folk Art Painting
Thursday 2/29


Sherre loves bright colors and painting everyday scenes from her life. In this workshop students will create a small painting using a fast and loose style with lots of color and whimsy!
Instructor: Sherre Watwood

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Gelli Printing
Thursday 2/29

This class is an intro into print making with Gelli plates. Students will learn how to transfer images and make visual layers with acrylic paint and textures to create dynamic collaged compositions.
Instructor: Miranda Bellah


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Chair Yoga

This class promotes deep breathing, mindfulness, and inward listening. Chair Yoga is suitable for beginners and experienced Yoga students. Anyone can benefit from a chair yoga practice. It is a great practice for folks with limited mobility, people who work in a chair that might want to learn how to take a “stretch break” or anyone seeking a fun and grounding class that focuses on retiring flexibility and mobility.

Classes begin January 29.12 classes $120

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Botanical Sketchbook
Jan 29- April 29

This class explores a variety of drawing techniques such as directional line making, hatching, scrumbling, and stippling, focused on drawing botanicals of all kinds. Explore lessons in basic shading, perspective, and directional light sources. Beginners and more advanced artists are welcome.

Drop in $12

Upcycling Workshop
stay tuned for more information!

Don't send your clothes to the landfill!!! Re-make them into beautiful creations you will love to wear or gift. Hosted by Jamila Z from the brand "Z as In"

Drop in $10

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A fun way to fulfill your "get in shape" New Years resolution. Accessible for all levels. No former experience necessary.

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Tai Chi/Qi Gong offer participants many health benefits including: initiating the "relaxation response"; enhancing the efficiency of the immune system, cell metabolism, and tissue regeneration; reduction of blood pressure; and increased mental clarity. Valerie Fagan, a certified Tai Chi and Qi Gong teacher leads the class.

Tai Chi/Qi Gong

(beginning 3/ 20)

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Children's creative theater
Mondays & Thursdays
January 22 - May 24

Hannah Eppling leads children through a journey of the imagnation by writing, directing and starring in plays of their own creation. Sign up at

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Oil Painting

Creating art is one of those magical activities that seem to bring out the best in people. It is something that, no matter when one starts in life, gives the person a feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment. Even though painting is a solitary activity, the classroom environment provides feedback, guidance, friendship and occasionally, a masterpiece. The class has been taught at the Winterville Cultural Center for the past 7 years. Dortha Jacobson is an experienced teacher with a masters degree in Art Education. Her goal is to allow each student freedom to work at their own speed and to recognize their potential by giving suggestions and demonstrations. Students are introduced to color theory, given group challenges, taught awareness of values, taught how to critique a painting and given opportunities to exhibit their work in local shows. New students are welcomed at any time.

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Dog Training
March 16-April 20

Basic obedience, pet management in the home, socialization, engagement, and problen solving. Leader Matthew Posnick has trained over 3000 dogs for over 20 years at Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) of the Hamptons

Call now to reserve your space for spring classes. No class March 30. $75 for 5 classes.

Clubs and Groups

Clubs and Groups
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Chess Club

Are you a chess fanatic? Consider attending weekly competitions with the Winterville Community Center Chess Club (WC4). Fridays, 6:00-8:30pm

Fridays at 6PM. Cost $1


Mahjong Club
Tuesdays & Fridays

Come learn and play the ancient Chinese game of Mahjong.

Tuesdays and Fridays at 1PM Cost $1


Veterans Coffee Hour

Come join us for weekly Veterans Coffee, every Tuesday at 9:00am

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts

The Hook & Needle
2nd Monday

"The Hook and Needle" is a social group for crochet, knitting, and quilting enthusiasts. We work on our own projects, share ideas and techniques, and donate blankets to Project Linus (optional). Beginners are welcome!

Project Linus
Second Monday 

The mission of Project Linus is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans ... while providing a rewarding and fun service opportunity for individuals and groups...for the benefit of children. a crafting group for crochet, knit, quilt or whatever you fancy. Work on your own projects, or to contribute blankets to Project Linus.

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