For participants who have playing knowledge and experience with the game of Pinochle. Interested players (first time) are asked to pre-register in advance by calling the Adult Community Center at 503-635-3758 to help coordinate the afternoon.
Pinochle is a trick-taking card game typically for two to four players and played with a 48 card deck. Derived from the card game bezique, players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds.
Players: 4 in partnerships or 3 individually, variants exist for 2-6 or 8 players
- Social skills
- Card counting
Cards: 48 (double 24 card deck) or 80 (quadruple 20 card deck)