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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.

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 CTModern Bidding Basics (Easybridge! workshops), Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm. Beginners and players who want to brush up on modern bridge basics are welcome to attend any or all workshops. November topics: Overcalls (Nov 5), Takeout Doubles (Nov 12) and Rebids (Nov 19). No class Nov 26. Tuition is $12 per class ($9 for members). Read more.

Learn to Play Bridge (Easybridge!1), Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm, is a perfect place to start for beginners as well as players returning to bridge after some years. Class continues through Nov 28; no lesson Wed Nov 21. Read more.

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). NOTE: No Chat Bridge Wed Nov 21.

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.

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.

North American Pairs

North American Pairs (NAP)176 players qualified at the 2018 club-level North American Pairs (NAP) games at Newtown Bridge Club. If your name is on the list, you are qualified to play in the District 25 NAP Qualifier Finals: Flight A in Oct and Flights B and C in Nov. Click for the list of players who qualified and information about the district NAP events.

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.

 

November 2018 calendar

Full Nov. calendar | Dec. calendar

Tournaments:

Dec 26-30 NYC Regional

Jan 21-27 Tarrytown NY Regional

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

Linda Dale Mulholland, assistant
club manager

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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