Edmond Town Hall, home of Newtown Bridge Club
Edmond Town Hall

Newtown Bridge Club meets regularly Mondays through Thursdays for games and lessons in the Alexandria Room on the second (top) floor of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown CT.

All must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination to attend in-person bridge activities. Masks are optional.

Newtown [CT] Virtual Club games are played on BBO Friday through Sunday mornings.

Upcoming schedule and special games —

Nov 29-Dec 2 & Dec 6-9:  Together Again awards masterpoints at Club Championship Pairs rating.

Dec 8:  Holiday celebration. Potluck lunch at noon. Bridge at 1:00.

Dec 13-16 & Dec 20-23:  Together Again awards masterpoints at Club Championship Pairs rating.

General schedule for Newtown Bridge Club games thru Dec 23
    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 10:05 BBO             499ers   499ers   499ers 
10:15 BBO         Open Open Open
 12:30 ETH  199ers                
12:30 ETH Open Open Open Open      

BBO=bridgebase.com, ETH=Edmond Town Hall, NLM=non-Life Master

Dec 24-31:  Virtual Club games every day on BBO at 10:05 & 10:15. No in-person bridge 12/24-12/31.

Details about in-person and online bridge activities are on the Calendar.


Winter Schedule Dec 8, Holiday celebration. Potluck lunch at noon. Bridge at 1:00.

Dec 31, Virtual party at 3:00 pm (BYOB) followed by Virtual Club Bridge at 4:00 pm.

Winter Schedule starts Jan 1. While the snowbirds are away and local players stay hunkered down, Newtown Virtual Club games will be held on BBO at 10:05 (499ers) and 10:15 (Open), 5 mornings a week, Fridays through Tuesdays. In-person games will continue at Edmond Town Hall at 12:30 on Wednesdays and Thursdays only.

In case of inclement weather, the club will decide as early as possible whether to cancel or delay in-person games. The club's decision to hold games is independent of any school closing schedule. When a game 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 a game schedule, please check this website or call 203-733-8525.


Learn to Play Bridge

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

Bridge Lessons at Newtown Bridge Club

Learn to Play Bridge, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 am, is a perfect place to start for beginners as well as players returning to bridge after a long break. Everyone will be playing bridge at the first lesson. Read more. Sessions will be held on Tuesday mornings through Dec 21.

Bridge Studio, Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm is moving online for the winter. More information will be posted soon.

Bells & Whistles, Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am, gives players an in-depth look at tools and conventions that complement either Standard American or 2-over-1 Game Force systems. Upcoming topics: Support Doubles (Dec 2) and Control-showing Cue Bids (Dec 9). Read more.

Bridge Mentoring

Bridge Mentoring at Newtown Bridge Club provides members Bridge mentoring program with coaching and advice and the opportunity to share the love of the game. Might you be interested in having a mentor or being a mentor?
 
Players with fewer than 200 masterpoints may sign up to have a mentor. Experienced players may sign up to be a mentor.
Mentoring partnerships agree to play together at least once a month for 3 months on a mutually convenient schedule. Mentors in approved registered partnerships qualify for free plays.
For details, click to see the printable Bridge Mentoring registration form.


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.

Guaranteed partners: Tuesday & Wednesday games
Guaranteed partners at Tuesday and 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 game 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 matched with a partner.

 

Calendar

Click on events below to see more detail.

*Extra points will be awarded

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

Linda Dale Mulholland, assistant
club manager

Newtown Bridge Club is a member of:

American Contract Bridge League

ACBL American Contract Bridge League

District 25

Unit 126

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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