Stay tuned for information regarding Encore 2023!

Proceeds from Encore ticket sales, sponsorships, and other donations are directed exclusively to the Center for Life and Learning to help sustain high-quality programming, scholarships, and ongoing membership operations for this wonderful program that is 57 years young!


Encore supports the work and programs of the Center for Life and Learning (CLL) at Fourth Presbyterian Church. CLL, founded in 1965, has provided lifelong learning opportunities and caring connections for more than 10,000 older adults of all faiths and backgrounds. Its unique portfolio of classes, groups, events, social activities and support initiatives make it one of the most respected programs for seniors in Chicago.