Bridge, Mah Jongg
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Bridge



Bridge: Total Beginner
Bridge is a wonderful social game that can be played on many levels, each of them providing a good mental workout. This class will introduce you to bridge as it is played today. The goal will be to learn the basics of bridge bidding and playing. This class is for beginners and those who are returning to the game after being away for decades as well of those in need of refreshing their basic bridge skills.

Winter / Spring class to be scheduled. Please call (203) 431-2812 or email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.com to be on a notification list.


Bridge: Beginner Continued (part 2)
This bridge class is for players who haven't played bridge in awhile and who want to learn duplicate bridge. This is not a total beginners' class - it is a continuation of the beginning class offered in late Spring. Instructor Mary Watson-Stribula has been teaching bridge in both New Canaan and Ridgefield for over six years. She is currently working towards her life master designation. She is an enthusiastic and patient bridge teacher. Class size limited.


7 Sessions $ 172 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 146)
Mon., 9/19; 10/3, 17, 24, 31; 11/7, 14 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. NOTE: No class 9/26; 10/10.


Intermediate Bridge - 2/1 and No Trump
This class an opportunity for bridge players to learn and use the 2/1 system as well as work on playing no trump hands, a very frequent contract found in duplicate bridge. Students are expected to have experience in duplicate bridge games and an interest in improving their ability to use 2/1 and increase their comfort with playing no trump contract. This class will meet every other week, beginning Monday 9/19, at 10 am.
Instructor Mary Watson-Stribula has been teaching bridge in both New Canaan and Ridgefield for over six years. She is currently working towards her life master designation. She is an enthusiastic and patient bridge teacher. Class size limited.

7 Sessions $ 172 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 146)
Mon., 9/19; 10/3, 17, 31; 11/14, 28; 12/12 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon NOTE: No class 9/26; 10/10; 11/7, 21; 12/5.


Mah Jongg


Mah Jongg for Beginners
One bam..two crack! Never heard those words? In this course you'll not only learn what they mean, but will discover an exciting game that is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. When you take this class, you will learn from square one. Or should I say tile one! This primer is very basic and will have you playing in no time. You will learn rules of the game as sanctioned by the National Mah Jongg League. Please bring the National Mah Jongg League card to the first class (see notes below). If you own a Mah Jongg set bring it to class (do not run out and buy one). Come join me to learn this entertaining, social and most enjoyable game. Instructor Sybl Falik started playing Mah Jongg as a young mother, as a way to socialize. Quickly Mah Jongg became a passion, and she used this game to meet friends by teaching the game to women. I hope you will develop a love for this game as I have.

6 Sessions $ 148 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 126)
Mon., 10/3, 17, 24, 31; 11/7, 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. NOTE: No class 10/10.

6 Sessions $ 148 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 126)
Thur. 9/29; 10/6, 13, 20, 27; 11/3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.



You'll need the 2022 National Mah Jongg League card for every class. The Large Print Edition card is recommended.



Mah Jongg Card for 2022 -- email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.com if you have questions about the card.

National Mah Jongg League: phone number is (212) 246-3052 and web site is nationalmahjonggleague.org

Or purchase at Game Stop or Amazon. Sybl Falik suggests purchasing the large print version.