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Beginning Bridge Continued
This Zoom class will review the basics of bidding and competitive play and depending on students' experience, move on to cover weak and preemptive and strong opening bids. Students will need to have their own cards and will be guided by the instructor in advance of each class on the layout of the hands that will be studied. The class is for beginners who have a little playing experience and for those who are returning to the game after being away from it for decades. Instructor Glenna McNally has over 50 years of experience playing bridge, is a Regional Bridge Master, a member of the Newtown Bridge Club, where she not only plays, but is also on the Board of Directors. Class size limited.

8 Sessions (12 hours) $ 159 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 127)
Tue., 4/20, 27; 5/4, 11, 18, 25; 6/1 and 8 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Zoom

6 Sessions (12 hours) $ 159 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 127)
Tue., 7/6, 13, 20, 27; 8/3 and 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.; Please call (203) 431-2812.

Intermediate Bridge - Defensive Playing
This class is will continue to work on developing defensive techniques. We will discuss having an introductory class to 2 / 1, an increasingly popular bidding system at today's duplicate tables. The class will utilize both Zoom and BBO for the lessons. Instructor Mary Watson-Stribula has been teaching bridge in both New Canaan and Ridgefield for the past five years. She is currently working towards her life master designation. She is an enthusiastic and patient bridge teacher. Class size limited.

6 Sessions $ 159 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 127)
Tue., 4/6, 13, 20, 27; 5/4, 11 from 3 to 5 p.m.; Zoom

Mah Jongg Refresher for People Who Have Had a Couple of Lessons in the Past Year or So ~ Evening

Mah Jongg for Beginners - A Refresher for People Who Have Had a Couple of Lessons in the Past Year or So
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. 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.

Mah Jongg Card for 2021 -- email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.com if you have questions about the card.

Students should bring the 2021 card approved by the National Mah Jongg League. Their phone number is (212) 246-3052 and web site is www.nationalmahjonggleague.org

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

3 Sessions (6 hours) $ 74 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 59)
Tue., 5/4, 11 and 25 (makeups added to the end of the session) from 5 to 7 p.m.; Outdoors at the Annex