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Newtown Bridge Club meets in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.
New players are invited to join us anytime. Game fee is $10 per person ($8 for members). There is a 20-minute lunch break at the 10 am games; most players pack a light lunch or place an order for noontime pickup with the deli next door. Open sections at all games.
Newtown Bridge Club participates in the Common Game which provides players with a larger field to compare results plus personal histories, play analytics and pro analysis of interesting hands. Click for information about the Common Game.
Exclusively for players who are not Life Masters and have fewer than 500 MPs: Tuesday and Wednesday morning games offer a separate NLM section for four or more tables.
Exclusively for players with fewer than 50 MPs: A separate section for 49ers is held at the Monday afternoon game. 49ers are encouraged to come with or without a partner. Singles usually can be paired with another player but, if not, the unpaired single receives two coupons for free games and can join in the fun as a kibitzer.
Make Tuesday Your Bridge Night!
The Tuesday evening game starts promptly at 7pm and ends before 10pm; partners are available for walk-in players (Tuesday evenings only.)
Newtown Bridge Bits, a regular Tuesday evening feature, starts about 6:40 pm. Bridge Bits are mini-lessons designed to sharpen wits and improve winning ways.
Refreshments are provided. There is no additional charge for Bridge Bits mini-lessons.
Learn to Play Bridge
Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm. For players already familiar with Stayman, Jacoby transfers and Blackwood, Easybridge 3 introduces conventions and techniques used by competitive players. Join the lesson at 6:30 pm and stay for the 2-hour game starting at 7:00 pm – you’ll have the chance to socialize, have fun and earn masterpoints. The game is exclusively for players with 0-50 masterpoints; $12 per session ($9 for Newtown Bridge Club members). Click here for information about Easybridge 3. February topics:
Feb 17– New Minor Forcing
Feb 24 – Learning to Count
In March – Easybridge 1. For those who have never played bridge and those who would like to return to bridge after an absence of some years, Easybridge 1 will have you playing bridge the first session! Each session will begin with a 20-25 minute lesson, then you’ll have the chance to play real bridge for 2 hours.
Easybridge 1 begins Monday, March 14, 2016 for 15 sessions – Mondays from 9:00 – 11:30 am. The first 4 lessons are free!
In April – Evening workshops for players who want to strengthen fundamental bidding and playing skills. The lessons are followed by hands that provide practice in the topic just discussed.
Questions? Contact Susan at email@example.com or 203-733-8525.
Need a Partner?
The Partnership Desk has current contact information for Newtown Bridge Club players as well as the list of players looking for partners. If you're new to the club and need a partner, please contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-733-8525 for assistance.
Susan Fronapfel, club manager
Linda Dale Mulholland, assistant
The Newtown Bridge Club offers ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games near the flagpole at center of town, on Main Street (Routes 25 and 6). Easily accessible from Connecticut - Newtown CT, Danbury CT, Bethel CT, Southbury CT, Brookfield CT, New Milford CT, Monroe CT, Bridgewater CT, Woodbury CT, New Fairfield CT, Redding CT, Ridgefield CT, Botsford CT, Roxbury CT, Sandy Hook CT, South Britain CT and Stevenson CT are within 12 miles - and Putnam County and Dutchess County New York including Brewster NY, Patterson NY, Carmel NY, Croton Falls NY and North Salem NY.
Newtown CT Bridge Club at Edmond Town Hall | 45 Main Street, Newtown CT | email: email@example.com