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SPADES: Game Day with Prizes!

January 28, 2023
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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City Council District 10
So … your auntie doesn’t want to teach you how to play Spades? Your uncle doesn’t have the time? Don’t worry! We will have one table set aside for beginners, so you can finally learn with a hands-on coach! While the learning table will not have a prize, the real reward is the game you’ll have when you stand up from the table.
Players must arrive and be checked in no later than 2pm to participate for prizes. Please
allow yourself time to park. If there is space available after two, late comers can play at side tables for fun. This intergenerational moment is guaranteed to spark some of the best
convos, trash talking, and bonding. Players must be at least 13 years old to compete.
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Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
Time: 1:30pm
Ages: 13 and up
Who: All are welcome
Cost: Free
Location: 2520 South West View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Phone: 323-734-1165
Wheelchair Accessible
This is a city facility and we encourage wearing your masks indoors.
Please note: In the 1920s, “Spades” started being used as a slang term, and then a derogatory slur for a Black person. In our case, we are referring to the highest of the four suits of playing cards and the game that is played in Black households, on HBCU
campuses, and retirement homes. Spades is a rite of passage and cultural connector in
Black households, and it is played by an intergenerational cadre of gamers around the


William Grant Still Arts Center
2520 S West View St
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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