On Going Classes
Zumba ***Please note that Zumba classes are on hold due to an injury. We apologize for any inconvenience and we will announce when classes will resume.*** Join Instructor Julie Brown for Zumba class every Tuesday evening, from 6-7 p.m. Class fee is $5 at the door each class. Come and have a great time while getting in shape!
Mondays @ 10:30 am for children of all ages - Free The Centre is pleased to announce a story time and playdate program. Carole Anne Penn will read a story and lead songs, crafts and then play time with friends. An age-appropriate story will be read, drawing out questions and answers that involve the children and promote early reading skills,along with a Continue Reading
Thursdays at 11:30 - Free The Wellness Coalition brings their Chair Aerobics to Spencer Penn. This has been a popular program for over 7 years. Chair aerobics is an excellent program for those who want to improve their strength and cardio but have physical restrictions. Work with bands and weights while sitting. Balance techniques are practiced with the chair for Continue Reading
Thursdays, 6:30pm, Instructor: Anita Hooker. We are happy to announce that Anita Hooker will be back at Spencer-Penn for an afternoon Aerobics class. This is a Free class with the M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness. Having an aerobics class at Spencer Penn is fantastic! Spencer Penn provides a large air conditioned facility for the class. Anita, our aerobics instructor Continue Reading
Special Scheduled Classes
Instructors Lauren Byron and Mitzi Britt are artists and business owners in Walnut Cove, North Carolina. They will bring their talents to Spencer-Penn, instructing students in a Barn Quilt Class. This four hour class is great for beginners and more experienced barn quilters. All students must pre-register with Spencer-Penn and pay upon signing up for this class. Students may choose Continue Reading
Martial Arts Class Join Sifu Kristian Gordon for Martial Arts class. Classes will occur on Thursdays, from 6 to 7 p.m. There are no age, experience, or ability requirements for this class. Everyone is welcome! Cost for a month is $40 for members or $65 for non-members. Pre-register or request more information by contacting the Centre.
Bulb Lasagna with Melanie Barrow Students will learn how to layer flower bulbs in a pot to provide beautiful blooms all season long. Each student will go home with their very own bulb lasagna. All supplies will be provided. Cost is $20/members or $25/non-members. Fee must be paid at registration. Pre-registration is required. Call the Centre for more information at Continue Reading
Summer Kid's Camps Each camp will have a mid-class snack. Children may enroll in a morning and an afternoon class and if so, lunch will be provided. If the 4:00 p.m. pick up time is difficult, we will also provide after class care until 6:00 p.m. A variety of classes will be available, including painting, law, sports, rockets, legos, and Continue Reading
Sunday, February 24th Come by Spencer-Penn on Sunday, February 24th for a fun, family friendly afternoon! Doors open at Noon with Robbie and Betty taking the stage at 2 p.m. A food truck will be on site for lunch and children's activities will take place in the Centre. Admission is a $4 recommended donation. Call the Centre for more information. Continue Reading
The First Thursday of every month at 6:30pm Our photography club provides a comprehensive approach in promoting the arts and sciences of photography to those citizens who consider themselves a novice or amateur - from beginner to experienced and designed for those using digital photography as a hobby. Professionals, or those who do photography as a livelihood, are welcomed in all Continue Reading
Come out and enjoy a full evening of live music starting at 5:30 pm. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes. Doors open at 5:00 for delicious concessions, featuring: hotdogs, BBQ, homemade chicken salad sandwiches, pinto beans and cornbread, homemade desserts, chips. Plus, chicken n dumplings are back this month! Yum! Be sure to get there early, because they go quick. Then Continue Reading
Every third Thursday at 3:30pm in the Hylton Library - Free If you love to read, our Book Discussion group is for you. We feature a new book every month. Come out and bring a friend or make some new ones while we discuss the latest read. Call the Centre for upcoming books for discussion. February: No Meeting March: A Continue Reading
December 1st, 6am - 10am The Spencer Ruritans Big Country Buffet Breakfast is a must! Come out and have a hot meal with your neighbors, no cooking required. We've got little bit of everything - country ham, sausage, bacon, hog-jowl, eggs, gravy: red-eye and sausage, homemade biscuits, grits, juice and coffee. 6am-10am @ the Spencer Ruritan Building. Adults: $7 | Continue Reading
Saturday, April 13th 2019, 11am to 4pm. The place to be on the second Saturday in April is at the Pig Cookin’ Contest at Spencer Penn Centre! For the 8th Annual Pig Cookin’ Contest, an even larger crowd is expected, topping the 1,400-1,700 in previous years, from all over Virginia and North Carolina. The Pig Cookin’ Contest is the only Continue Reading
WSLS features Spencer Penn Centre Music Night in their segment "In a days drive" One of the must see stops in our area. Bluegrass at it's finest!
The Spencer Penn Centre, in partnership with the United Way of Henry County & Martinsville, held a dedication ceremony Saturday for the Mary Jordan Family Fun Zone addition to the centre's library. Jordan, president of Spencer-Penn Centre, taught at Spencer-Penn Elementary School before it closed in 2004. The Family Fun Zone, which adjoins the library, was Jordan's former kindergarten classroom Continue Reading