This was an assignment for The Patriot Ledger. Bingo has been played in this Knights of Columbus hall for 35 years. This was the last night. They had to close it down because no one was showing up. Of course everyone came out for the last night, so it was packed.
Marie Stevens of Dorchester plays multiple bingo cards at once on the last night of Bingo at Knights of Columbus Hall on Hollis Street. Stevens has been coming to the Wednesday night Bingo games for thirty-five years.
Ann Cutter of North Quincy, looks up at the called Bingo number and the Red Sox game while on the last night of Bingo at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Hollis Avenue. Cutter began coming to Bingo with her mother when it first started thirty-five years ago. She continued to attend after her mother passed away but she chooses to sit apart from the crowd to honor the memory of her mother.
Bingo caller at the Knights of Columbus Joe Donnelly calls out a number on the last night of Bingo at Knights of Columbus Hall on Hollis Street.