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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 Fall Class summary list

is available from the class page. Fall quarter classes are September 26 - November 18. Preregistration is not necessary, except for the cooking classs. If you are a member, just come. If you are not a member but think that you might want to become one, just come! You may attend two classes as a guest before becoming a member.

Coming Events!

ENCORE Board Meeting

The next board meeting is at 1 pm at the Astoria Senior Center on Monday October 24. The Board meets every forth Monday. All ENCORE members are welcome to attend.

Lunch Bunch

Next Lunch Bunch is Friday November 4, place and very short program to be announced. Arrive anytime around noon; come after the Friday morning book class if you are attending it. We order when we arrive.

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!

December 16, 2016: Holdiay Bash!

Elk's Club in Astoria, noon to 4 pm. Photos with Santa! Live music! Really good food!
More details to come. Watch this space!

We are looking at planning some exciting trips for 2016-2017

  • 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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