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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 & 299ers|
|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. Extra points or a chance to win a free game - something special at every game.
299er Sale! Half-price game fees ($5/$4 for members) on Tuesdays at 10:00 am for players checking in as a table of 4 for the 299er game through Apr 25. Bring your friends and pay half the price for twice the fun! Regular game fees apply when checking in as a pair and at Wednesday's 299er games.
Sun Apr 9, 11:30-4:00. Reserve a table for your foursome by signing up at the club or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Game fee of $50 per team includes a light lunch. ($2 per player surcharge for non-members.)
New to teams? This is a perfect opportunity to play in your first team event. Come 30 minutes early for an explanation of scoring plus some team strategy tips.
Learn to Play Bridge
Have fun. Meet interesting people. Sharpen your memory. Laugh out loud.
NEW! Easybridge! lessons, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm, starts Mar 22. Easybridge!1 is a perfect place to start for beginners as well as players returning to bridge after some years. New players will be playing bridge at their first lesson. The first two lessons are FREE! Click for information about Easybridge! lessons. To register, contact Georgeann at email@example.com or 203-748-5445.
NEW! Bells & Whistles, Mondays 10:00-11:30 am, starts Mar 20. Whether you are looking to add new tools to your game or simply want a better understanding of them, these workshops are for you. Each workshop stands on its own so players can join workshops whenever their schedules permit. Tuition is $9 per workshop for members ($12 for public). Click for information about Bells & Whistles. To register, contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-733-8525. March topics: Jacoby 2NT (Mar 20); Splinter bids (Mar 27).
Bridge Basics & Beyond, Thurdays 10:30-11:30 am, helps players brush up on bridge basics as well as learn new tricks before the Thursday afternoon game. Topics address bidding, declarer play and defense. Each workshop stands on its own so players may come whenever their schedule allows. Tuition is $5 per workshop for members ($8 for public). Click for information about Bridge Basics & Beyond workshops or contact Susan at email@example.com or 203-733-8525. March workshops focus on responses after partner opens 1NT - learn how to handle good hands and distributional hands.
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)
- Free bridge lesson starts at 2:10 pm
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. Come alone or with a partner. An instructor will be standing by to help. Game fee: $10 per person ($8 for members).
Coming in April…
Easybridge! workshops, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm, starting Apr 17. For beginners and players returning to bridge. The workshops consist of a brief lesson followed by play and discussion of 4 to 6 practice hands. Click for Easybridge! workshop information or contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-733-8525.
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.
Will it snow this winter?
In case of inclement weather, the club will decide as early as possible whether to cancel or delay games and lessons. The club's decision is independent of any school closing schedule. When a game or lesson is canceled or delayed, an alert will be posted on this website at least 2 hours before the normal start time. If you're in doubt about the schedule, please check the website or call 203-733-8525.
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