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Edmond Town Hall, home of Newtown Bridge Club
Edmond Town Hall

Newtown Bridge Club meets in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.

Game times:

  12:30 pm  Mondays  Open & 49ers
  10:00 am  Tuesdays  Open & 299ers
  7:00 pm  Tuesdays  Open
  10:00 am  Wednesdays  Open & 299ers
  12:30 pm  Thursdays  Open & 49ers

Game fee: $11 per person ($9 for members).

New players are invited to join us anytime. There is a 20-minute lunch break at the 10:00 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.

Inclement weather policy In case of inclement weather, the club will decide as early as possible whether to cancel or delay games. The club's decision to hold games is independent of any school closing schedule. When a game is canceled or delayed, an alert will be posted on this website at least 2 hours before the normal start time. If you're in doubt about a game schedule, please check this website or call 203-733-8525.

Guaranteed partners at Tuesday and Wednesday gamesGuaranteed partners: Tuesday & Wednesday games.
If your Tuesday or Wednesday schedule suddenly opens up to play bridge or your partner had to cancel at last minute, you can come to the 10:00 am and 7:00 pm games and there will be a partner waiting for you. Note that partners are guaranteed for Tuesday and Wednesday games only. Please arrive 10 minutes early to be guaranteed a partner.

Learn to Play Bridge

Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.

Bridge lessons in Newtown CTNEW!  Defense in the 21st Century, Tuesdays, 2:30-4:30 pm, starting Jan 22. About 25% of the time you'll be declarer, 25% of the time you'll be dummy and the remaining 50% of the time you're on defense! You want to be able to take all the tricks your side has coming.
This eight-class course will help you learn techniques for making the most of the hands you and your partner were dealt as well as how to spot the weakneses in declarer's hand. Tuition is $12 per lesson ($9 for members). Contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525 to register. Read more.

NEW!  Bridge Studio Experiment, Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm. A 30-minute bridge lesson followed by a social bridge game where your foursome plays privately and at your own pace. You can play as few or many hands as your table likes. You will NOT be asked to join the duplicate game. As a matter of fact, we won’t even disturb you.
However, we are here to support you. If your group is just learning, you can ask our director if you need help with bidding or have questions. Card fee is $5 (includes refreshments and lesson).
Advance sign-up is required each week to ensure full tables. Singles and pairs will be matched to create tables. Email director@newtownbridge.org to join the fun.

Chat Bridge, Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 pm – Exclusively for bridge players with fewer than 20 masterpoints. Chat Bridge is a game where players can:

Chat Bridge, Wednesdays at 2:30
  • Ask for advice
  • Refer to notes
  • Have help on any hand
  • Earn masterpoints (when 2½ or more tables play)
  • Free bridge lesson starts at 2:10 pm

If you’d like to play bridge more and still have the chance to ask questions during bidding and play, try a Chat Bridge game. Come alone or with a partner. An instructor will be standing by to help. Game fee: $10 per person ($8 for members).

Backstage banter, free lesson before Thursday gameBackstage Banter, Thursdays at noon. Join the group backstage behind the curtain for bridge tips and answers to your bridge questions before Thursday's game. Free.

Coming in March…
Learn to Play Bridge, Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am, starting Mar 14, is a perfect place to start for beginners as well as players returning to bridge after some years. Everyone will be playing bridge at the first lesson. The 10-class course presents the basics of modern bidding. After a few lessons, players will have the confidence to join bridge games with friends. Read more.

Need a Partner?

The Partnership Desk has 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 director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525 for assistance.

Tue Jun 19, The Longest Day

The Longest Day, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to benefit the Alzheimer AssociationEnthusiastic bridge players were heard throughout Edmond Town Hall between sunrise and sunset with bridge, socializing, food and jazz in both the Alexandria Room and the gym. With the support of our sponsors, the Longest Day committee hosted an event that was enjoyed by everyone. The generosity of our members, players and community made this a successful fund-raiser for the Alzheimer's Association.

 


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: director@newtownbridge.org