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Whether your goal is advancing to the next rank or playing in friendly competitive bridge games, the Newtown Bridge Club has the game for you! All games are stratified and as many extra point games as allowed by the ACBL are scheduled to provide our players opportunities to earn masterpoints. “Under 21” section are offered at all games for players with 0-20 masterpoints.
Games are played on Mondays at 1pm, Tuesdays at 10am and 7pm and Wednesdays at 10am at the Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Station, 0.3 mile north of I-84 exit 9, at 34 Hawleyville Road (Route 25), Newtown CT.
New players are welcome.
Make Tuesday Your Bridge Night!
Newtown Bridge Bits, a new Tuesday evening feature at 6:15 pm, starts September 30. Bridge Bits are pregame mini-lessons designed to sharpen wits and improve winning ways for players with social or club bridge experience.
After the mini-lesson, players have a choice of games at 7pm – “under 21” for players new to club bridge and open pairs for more experienced players. Refreshments are provided. Game fee is $9 per person ($7 for members); there is no additional charge for Bridge Bits mini-lessons.
Stress-Free Duplicate Bridge
“Under 21” sections for players with 0-20 masterpoints are offered at all games. In an Under 21 section, players compete with their peers at a relaxed pace in a 2-hour game and earn masterpoints. It's a perfect game for social bridge players who would like to try duplicate as well as newer players who want to play with others at the same level. You're welcome to invite your favorite partner to join you in an Under 21 game.
Learn to Play Bridge — Lessons Begin September 22
Club manager Susan Fronapfel will present Easybridge!™ 1 lessons for new and returning players on Mondays, 9:30-noon, starting Sep 22. This is an opportunity to enjoy a fascinating pastime and meet new and interesting people. Beginners will play in a game their first lesson. Players are invited to bring friends, relatives, or come alone. Partners are guaranteed. The first 4 lessons are free!
Click here for information about the Easybridge! program. To register, email email@example.com or call 203-733-8525.
Workshops on Modern Bridge Basics
Easybridge! workshops are for players who want focused discussion of basic bridge topics. Social bridge players, Easybridge! players and duplicate players with 0-25 masterpoints are welcome.
The final workshop in the first series will be 6:30-8:30pm:
Mon Oct 13 Getting to Game – What to do with those invitations.
An encore series of workshops on Tuesday afternoons 3:30-5:30pm begins Oct 14. October topics:
Tue Oct 14 Opening the Bidding – Opening bids, responses and Rule of 20.
Tue Oct 28 Major Suit Fits – Learn when to value your short suuits.
Click here for information about the Easybridge! workshops.
Need a Partner?
The Partnership Desk has the current contact list 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
The Newtown Bridge Club offers ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games near the intersection of I-84 and Route 25. 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 the Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Station | 34 Hawleyville Road (Route 25), Newtown CT | email: email@example.com