Find Your Community Here

Elkton is a vibrant rural community filled with people who have a passion for art, history, outdoor activities and food! And ECEC is the perfect place to meet people who share your interests or to learn a new skill. We host themed community dinners and are the host site for a weekly lunch for seniors. Seasonal workshops and guest speakers offer information on everything from backyard butterfly habitats to the history of the Umpqua River Valley. Volunteering is another great way to connect with people or explore a new interest. ECEC is also home to a wide range of community groups, from fiber artists to book clubs.

New to the area?  Find a group below, or check out our calendar of events.

Elkton Seniors

Come join the Elkton Senior Group in the ECEC Library on Tuesdays from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm for a delicious lunch and wonderful fellowship.  Donation for lunch varies and sometimes the group does a potluck. Call Margaret Waldrope (541-389-2359): or email [email protected] for more info.

The Elkton Quilters and Fiber Friends

The Elkton Quilters and Friends changed their name to The Elkton Quilters and Fiber Friends. They would like to invite all quilters, knitters, crocheters, cross stitchers, needlepointers, or any other fabric or fiber enthusiasts to join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm every month to practice your art in the company of friends! Whether you are experienced or a novice, if you love fabric or fiber and good company come join us. Cutting mats, rulers, ironing boards, and irons are available. Contact [email protected] for more information, or call the ECEC office to confirm they are meeting the week you plan to attend.

Book Club

This is an informal group that has celebrated over 10 plus years of exchanging opinions about books.  They meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 12 pm – 2 pm in the ECEC library for lunch and conversation. Come join the gathering and share what you read!

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