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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.

Coming Events!

Lunch Bunch

Next Lunch Bunch is Friday September 2, at El Compadre Mexican Restaurant at 119 S. Main St in Warrenton. This is about a block south of the post office. Come about 12 noon or whenever you can get there!

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!

Oregon Gardens and Oktoberfest trip!

September 14-15, 2016. ENCORE pays for the vans to get there, you pay for your hotel room (which includes entrance to the Oregon Gardens), entrance to Oktoberfest, and food. Limited seats and hotel rooms! Informaiton is HERE!

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.

ENCORE Board Meeting

The next board meeting is at 1 pm at the Astoria Senior Center on Monday September 26. The Board meets every forth Monday. All ENCORE members are welcome to attend.

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

such as
  • 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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