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Edmond Town Hall, new 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
  10:00 am Tuesdays
  7:00 pm Tuesdays
  10:00 am Wednesdays

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.

The Common GameNewtown 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!

Newtown Bridge Bits; pregame bridge lessons designed to sharpen wits and improve winning waysThe 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. Play bridge! 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 3 – Signaling
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!

Click for details about Easybridge 1 lessons. To register for Easybridge 1 or for more information, please contact Georgeann at gkishner@comcast.net or 203-748-5445.

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 director@newtownbridge.org 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 director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525 for assistance.

 

February 2016 calendar

Larger calendar | March schedule

Nearby Tournaments:

Feb 10-15 Cromwell CT Regional

Mar 4-6 Hamden CT Sectional

Susan Fronapfel, club manager
director@newtownbridge.org
203-733-8525

Linda Dale Mulholland, assistant
club manager

ACBL logoMember

American Contract Bridge League

District 25

Unit 126


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