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ENCORE is a member-run organization for individuals who are 50+ years in age. We operate under the auspices of Clatsop Community College to offer short-term courses and activities, which are usually led by members. Membership is inexpensive and most acvities are offered at no charge.

The Winter Class description and summary list

are available from the class page. Winter quarter classes are January 16 - March 10.

Preregistration is not necessary. If you are a member, just come to the classes. If you are not a member but think that you might want to become one, just come to a class! You may attend two classes as a guest before becoming a member.

Coming Events!

December 16, 2016: Holdiay Bash!

Elk's Club in Astoria, noon to 4 pm. Photos with Santa! Live music! Really good food!
Invitation went into the mail on November 16. If you did not recieve it or misplaced it, you can download it here. RSVP must be RECEIVED by December 9.

ENCORE Board Meeting

The next board meeting is at 1 pm at the Astoria Senior Center on Monday January 23 (no board meeting in December). The Board meets every forth Monday. All ENCORE members are welcome to attend.

Lunch Bunch

Next Lunch Bunch is Friday January 6, place to be announced. The Decmeber Lunch Bunch is cancelled due to the Holday Bash on December 16.

Lunch Bunch is the first Friday of each month. We meet for good food, good conversation, and usually a short and interesting presentaion of some timely topic. Everyone is welcome!

We are looking at planning some exciting trips for 2017

  • Live opera telecasts in Portland;
  • Portland Art Museum and Oregon Historical Society Museum;
  • Shakespeare in Ashland OR
  • Possibly even our own Road Scholar trip!

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