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ALERT

Yes, the 12:30 game will be held Mon Feb 20.

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 & 299ers
  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. Extra points or a chance to win a free game - something special at every weekday 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.

Swiss team games at Newtown Bridge Club Sun Feb 26, 11:30-4:00. Reserve a table for your foursome by signing up at the club or emailing director@newtownbridge.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.

Bridge LessonsBridge Basics & Beyond, Thurdays 10:30-11:30 am. For players who would like to brush up on what they know as well as learn new tricks before the Thursday afternoon game. Topics will address bidding, declarer play and defense. Each workshop stands on its own so interested players can join the group at any time. Tuition is $8 per workshop ($5 for members). Click for information about Bridge Basics & Beyond workshops or contact Susan at 203-733-8525 or director@newtownrbidge.org.

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, Tuesdays at 2:30
  • Ask for advice
  • Refer to notes
  • Have help on any hand
  • Earn masterpoints (2½ tables required)
  • NEW! 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).

Two-Over-One Game Force, Mondays 10:00-11:30 am, continues through Mar 7. Tuition is $12 per workshop ($9 for members). Click for information about Two-Over-One workshops or contact Susan at director@newtownrbidge.org. No workshop Mon Feb 20 (Presidents' Day).

Coming in March…
Easybridge! lessons, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm, starting Mar 22. For beginners and players returning to bridge. The first two lessons are FREE! Click for information about Easybridge! lessons or contact Georgeann at gkishner@comcast.net or 203-748-5445.
Bells & Whistles, Mondays 10:00-11:30 am, starting Mar 20. Whether you are looking to add new bidding tools to your game or simply want a better understanding of them, these workshops are for you. Click for information about Bells & Whistles or contact Susan at 203-733-8525 or director@newtownrbidge.org.

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?

Inclement weather policy 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 director@newtownbridge.org or 203-733-8525 for assistance.

 

February 2017 calendar

Full February calendar | Mar. calendar

Tournaments:

Mar 3-5 Guilford CT Sectional

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