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Welcome to the Card Games: CANASTA Group

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There are currently no events scheduled for this group

Directions to venue.
Entering L'Escala from direction Torreolla de Montgri and
Bellcaire ,the first roundabout by Aldi straight ahead.Second
roundabout straight ahead.Enter the long elongated traffic
island ,with the Anchovy Iron Sculpture.Take the turning right
by the boat shop (Four Winns) continue down and you will find Bar Sevilla on your right.Plenty of parking in the street
Entering from direction Viladamat ,roundabout signposted
L'Escala centre.By Lidl take the turning right,by the petrol
station.Continue until you see Supermarket Bonpreu on
your right.Bar Sevilla is on the left side approx 150 yd.

 Venue: Bar Sevilla.  Carrer Closes d/en Llop.  L.Escala.

CANASTA is a matching card game in which the object is to create melds of cards of the same rank and then go out by playing or discarding all the cards in your hand, the distinctive feature of CANASTA, as opposed to other Rummy games, is that making a seven card meld, called a CANASTA, gives the player a huge bonus, and the number of CANASTAS made usually decides the game. Another distinctive feature is that in CANASTA when a player picks up cards from the discard pile, the player picks up the entire pile, as opposed to only the top card in most other Rummy games.
Come and join us to play this fascinating game in a relaxed, friendly but competitive atmosphere.
If you have never played before, we will teach you.