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What an irresistible prospect I'm going to be at the over 60s whist drives.
A variety of social events are also held throughout the year: meals out, walks, cinema visits, card bingo, whist drives, theatre trips.
OUT goes the idea that it's a town of whist drives and tea dances.
Before that we used to get our jollies by looking at intricately-carved chair legs and whist drives.
So long as I steer well clear of whist drives and British Gas.
Following her move to Holmfirth she became a regular attender at the Parish church, where she was also well known for organising whist drives.
There were whist drives twice a week and this was also very popular.
The committee raised the cash through schemes including "a mile of pennies" along with prize draws, bridge and whist drives.
Schools are not only places where our children are educated - in most cases they also play an important role by playing host to a range of community events, from whist drives to concerts.
The Gors Bach also has its loyal, local fan base, of course, drawn by regular pub entertainment, whist drives, darts and pool, or the welcoming restaurant, recently expanded by the addition of a new conservatory.
On the corner was the Men's Institute, which was also open to ladies for certain social events, mainly whist drives.
That doesn't mean she stayed at home baking cakes and organising whist drives.
The tea dances and whist drives of the past have been replaced by lively 60s, 70s and 80s nights, magic shows, drama productions, yoga classes, Brownie clubs, keep fit and Caravan Club meetings.
Meanwhile, Highbury has started open whist drives, held on the first and third Wednesday afternoons of every month to raise money for the theatre's development fund.
Makes our whist drives interesting, I can tell you.