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Play Whist Tuesdays

Play Whist Every Tuesday at Old Timers Cabin.


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NAPDA hosts a game of whist on Tuesdays at its headquarters, Old Timers Cabin. If you have never heard of it before, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary, whist is

a card game for four players in two partnerships that is played with a pack of 52 cards and that scores one point for each trick in excess of six.

Here is what you need to know about the activity:

What             Have cold lunch (sandwiches, veggies/dip, crackers/cheese, fresh fruits, home 

                         baking), play whist (20 hands) with cash prizes. Cost $8 cash.

When             Tuesdays from September 6 to December 6 (1st Tuesday September to 1st 

                         Tuesday December).

                      Starts again January 10 to May 30 (2nd Tuesday January to last Tuesday May).

                      Doors open 10:30 a.m. 

                      Food 11:45 a.m.

                      Playing whist starts approx. 12:45 pm – finish/gone/pickup by 2:30-2:45 p.m.

Where            Old Timers Cabin, 9430 Scona Road (99 Street), Edmonton, AB.    

Who                All seniors, family and friends. 

Contact          Olive Sydor

                      Phone: 780-475-4692

                      Email: sydorolive@shaw.ca

                      Helen Nicoll

                      Phone: 780-475-4433

Come and enjoy the fellowship, care and food.

See you Tuesdays!


Image credit:

Illustration from English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century, by William Rodgers Richardson (writing as Graham Everitt) Drawing by James Gillray Captioned “Twopenny Whist” Published 1796-01-11

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