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Bridge lessons for beginners
Learn to Play BRIDGE!

Whether you are a beginner or returning to bridge after an absence of some years, Thursday mornings at Newtown Bridge Club are a perfect place to start.

Come with a friend — or come alone and make new ones! Partners are guaranteed. See why bridge is the world's most popular card game.

  When: Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am
starting September 14, 2017
  Where:  Alexandria Room on 2nd (top) floor
Edmond Town Hall
45 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
  Cost: 4 FREE lessons! (Sept 14 - Oct 5)
After Oct 5, tuition is $12 per lesson ($9 for members)
Registration:  Contact Susan at or 203-733-8525.

Our Easybridge! Program

The beginning bridge program at Newtown Bridge Club emphasizes fun and learning from playing. The format for Thursday mornings is a 20-25 minute lesson followed by play of 6 to 12 bridge hands. Accredited instructor, Susan Fronapfel, hosts the lessons. Players are encouraged to experiment and learn from their results. Refreshments are provided.

The first four lessons are free! Starting at week five (Oct 19), tuition is $12 per lesson ($9 for Newtown Bridge Club members). An optional textbook is available for $15.

Easybridge! 1, Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am; Sep 14 through Dec 21, 2017

Week Topic Dates
1 Introduction to Bridge. Play some hands! Sep 14
2 Where should you play? Sep 21
3 How high should you bid? Sep 28
4 Overcalls! The defense wakes up. Oct 5
5 Takeout doubles and a Four-letter Word. Oct 19
6 Notrump bids. Playing without a net! Oct 26
7 Getting to game. Bidding again with a good hand. Nov 2
8 Preemptive bids. Those good bad hands. Nov 9
9 The slam hands! Opening 2 clubs. Nov 16
10 The Notrump race. Start with a killer lead. Nov 30
11 Blackwood & Gerber. Checking for Aces. Dec 7
12 Win playing notrump. Become a Life-Master! Dec 14
13 Playing suit contracts. How to use your trumps. Dec 21

Questions? Contact Susan at or 203-733-8525.


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