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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 March 22, 2018
  Where:  Alexandria Room on 2nd (top) floor
Edmond Town Hall
45 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
  Cost: $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.

An optional textbook, Easybridge! by Edith McMullin, is available from the instructor for $15.

For registration and questions, contact Susan at or 203-733-8525.

Easybridge! 1, Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am; Mar 22 through May 24, 2018

Week Topic Dates
1 Introduction to Bridge. Play some hands! Mar 22
2 Where should you play? Mar 29
3 How high should you bid? Apr 5
4 Overcalls! The defense wakes up. Apr 12
5 Takeout doubles and a Four-letter Word. Apr 19
6 Notrump bids. Playing without a net! Apr 26
7 Getting to game. Bidding again with a good hand. May 3
8 Preemptive bids. Those good bad hands. May 10
9 The slam hands! Opening 2 clubs. May 17
10 Blackwood & Gerber. Checking for Aces. May 24


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