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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  Open & 49ers
  10:00 am  Tuesdays  Open & 199ers
  7:00 pm  Tuesdays  Open
  10:00 am  Wednesdays  Open & 299ers
  12:30 pm  Thursdays  Open & 49ers

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.

Fall Sale for 49ers

The game for players with 0-50 masterpointsThursdays 12:30-3:30pm, Sep 15-Oct 6 – Come as a table and pay half price! When you check in to play in the 49er section, sign up as table. You'll start the game with your friends and you can compare notes afterward. Through Oct 6, the game fee will be $5 ($4 for members) for Thursday's 49er section but only if you sign in as a table. The 49er section is exclusively for players with fewer than 50 masterpoints. Yes, pairs are welcome too.

Learn to Play Bridge

Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.

Learn to play bridge NEW! Starting Thu Sep 15, Easybridge!1 lessons, 9:30-11:30 am on Thursdays. Whether you are a beginner or returning to bridge after an absence of some years, Easybridge!1 is a perfect place to start.
Four FREE lessons (Sep 15-Oct 6). Come with a friend — or make new ones! See why bridge is the world's most popular card game.
Click for information about Easybridge!1 lessons. For questions or to register, contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525.

Easybridge!2 lessons, Mondays 9:00-11:30 am, continue through Sep 26; however, the class will not meet on Mon Sep 5 and Mon Sep 12. Players may attend any or all lessons. Click for information about Easybridge!2 lessons or contact Georgeann at gkishner@comcast.net or 203-748-5445.

Easybridge!2 workshops, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm continue through Wed Sep 21; however, the workshop will not meet on Wed Sep 7. Players wishing to polish fundamental skills are welcome to attend any or all workshops. Click for information about Easybridge!2 workshops or contact Georgeann at 203-748-5445 or gkishner@comcast.net. September schedule:

Sep 14 – Cuebids
Sep 21 – Balancing

NEW! 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:

  • Ask for advice
  • Refer to notes
  • Have help on any hand
  • Earn masterpoints (2½ tables required)
If you’d like to get more bridge playing time and still have the chance to ask questions during bidding and play, try a Chat Bridge game. An instructor will be standing by to help. Game fee: $10 per person ($8 for members).

Coming October 3rd

Morning lessons introducing conventions and techniques used by competitive players begin on Mondays 9:00-11:30 am. The Oct 3 topic is 3rd & 4th seat opening bids. Click for information about Easybridge!3. To register, contact Georgeann at 203-748-5445 or gkishner@comcast.net.

Evening workshops for beginning players and those brushing up on modern bridge basics begin on Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm starting Oct 3. Click for information about Easybridge! workshops. For questions or to register, contact Susan at director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525.

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.

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.

 


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