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September 15, 2023

Fun and Games at the West Grey Library

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West Grey Library launches a new series to keep the fun in fall. The History of Games takes a look at card games over the centuries, starting with tarot — a 15th-century card game, long before the deck became a tool for predictions!

The first time and date for this program series is from 4:30 - 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 20. It takes place at the Durham branch. 

Local game researcher and business owner Tim takes us on a whirlwind tour of the history and evolution of tarot. Then you'll enjoy light refreshments from the period (did you know that historians believe that da Vinci's favourite soup was minestrone?) and try your hand at a round or two. Later sessions will cover cribbage, gin rummy, the trick-takers (whist, euchre and bridge) and modern masters. You can attend one or all — but pre-registration is a must and spots are limited! Materials fee $5. Game on!


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