Stay up to date on all of the great things happening here at the Centre. There are a variety of special classes you can register for that are offered monthly. We also have weekly classes. Come to get some exercise or give the kids a little play time. Walk-ins are welcome for weekly classes.
Be sure to check out our events. Music Night is every second Friday of the month and we're always adding monthly events. We hope to see you soon!
On Going Classes
6 Week Yoga Series with Sheila Hubbard Tuesdays, 11:30-12:30, starting April 16th 6 week series, $40 for the series or $8 per class. We are so excited to announce a new yoga series with Sheila Hubbard of Just Breathe Yoga and Bodywork! This class is perfect for all levels of experience. All you need is a towel or blanket. Other Continue Reading
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 simple 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
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.
Grapevine Wreath Class with Instructor Wayne Kirkpatrick Ever wondered what it takes to create your own grapevine wreath? This two-hour class on April 27th with Wayne Kirkpatrick will allow students to learn the techniques and get to take home their own creation. Class is from 10-noon and will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately. If the weather is not Continue Reading
Saturday, May 11th 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This is a hands on class with some lecture concerning safety practices; low intensity; close quarters self-defense techniques. Be sure to dress comfortably. Instructor, John Cassell - retired police officer with over 25 years of self-defense instruction experience! Be sure to pre-register by calling the Centre at (276) 957-5757 $10/members, $15/non-members
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 3:00pm 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. Upcoming Books: May: Educated by Tara Westover
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