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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.
|12:30 pm||Mondays||Open & 49ers|
|10:00 am||Tuesdays||Open & 199ers*|
|10:00 am||Wednesdays||Open & 299ers*|
|12:30 pm||Thursdays||Open & 49ers|
*NAP only: Open & 499ers/NLM
Game fee: $10 per person ($8 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 in an insulated bag 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.
Tue-Thu Aug 9-11, Mon-Tue Aug 15-16, Thu Aug 18, Mon Aug 29 & Wed Aug 31 — North American Pairs (NAP) qualifying games are held in June, July and August and are open to players at all levels. Masterpoint awards are high (50/50 red/black at 81.8% sectional rating). What is NAP? Click here for NAP information and game schedule.
Larry Cohen Lectures in September
Sunday’s topics: Top 5 Errors and Slam Bidding. Monday’s topics: Defensive Strategy and Law of Total Tricks for Balancing. Lectures are 9:30 am to 3:30 pm both days.
Click for details about the Larry Cohen event. Both Sunday and Monday seminars are sold out.
Learn to Play Bridge
Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.
Easybridge!2 lessons, Mondays 9:00-11:30 am, cover topics in modern bidding, declarer play and defense. These lessons are for players who would like to update their game and for anyone who has had a beginning bridge class. Each class begins with a 25-minute lesson followed by 2 hours of supervised play. Players may attend any or all lessons. Click for information about Easybridge!2 lessons or contact Georgeann at 203-748-5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easybridge!2 workshops, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm. Players wishing to polish fundamental skills are welcome to attend any or all workshops. After a brief lesson you will play 4-6 hands that practice that evening's topic. Each workshop stands on its own so interested players can join the group at any time. Click for information about Easybridge!2 workshops or contact Georgeann at 203-748-5445 or email@example.com.
Aug 10 – Long Suits
Aug 17 – Negative Doubles
Aug 24 – Card Reading - Rule of 11
Aug 31 – Getting to Game
Bells & Whistles, Thursdays 9:30-11:30 am. These workshops are for advancing players who want to learn useful tools that complement either Standard American or Two-over-One Game Force systems. Players are welcome to attend any or all workshops. Click for information about Bells & Whistles workshops or contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-733-8525.
Aug 11 – Drury & Cue Bids showing Limit Raises
Aug 18 – Inverted Minor Raises & New Minor Checkback
Aug 25 – Reverses, Jump shifts & 4th Suit Forcing
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.
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 email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org