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Click on Information in the menu above to see the weekly and monthly game schedule. Click on Calendar for specific dates and times.

Weather Closings

In the event of significant snow or other extreme weather, check this website for cancelations, or call the Club at 717-737-4461 for a recorded message. We will also be sending an e-mail blast to advise of any club closings.

No Partner? No problem!

We have guaranteed partners for the following pairs games: Monday morning and evening; Tuesday afternoon and evening; and Thursday afternoon. 

Sign-Up, Please!

Please look for sign-up sheets on the door and on the sign-up sheet table outside the men's room. This helps us prepare when food is being provided. The sign-up sheet for the April 27 Continental Breakfast and Bridge is on the door.

Member Appreciation Games

Each year, the Club Manager designates certain games as Member Appreciation Game, where members of the Harrisburg Bridge Club can play for free. The remaining schedule of games for this year is:

  • Monday April 15 at 11:30 am
  • Wednesday May 8 at 6:30 pm
  • Monday June 17 at 6:30 pm (0-100)
  • Tuesday July 30 at 7 pm (0-1500 or Mentor)
  • Saturday September 7 at 11:00 am
  • Tuesday November 5 at 12:15 pm
Welcome to Harrisburg Bridge Club
Upcoming Game Schedule

♠ Extra point games are shown below in red 

* Monday April 22 at 11:30 AM - open pairs ($8)

* Monday April 22 at 6:30 PM - 0-100 ($8) & 0-20 pairs (free for HBC members)

* Tuesday April 23 at 12:15 PM - open & 0-750 pairs ($8)

* Tuesday April 23 at 7:00 PM - 0-1500 or Mentor/NLM pairs ($8)

* Wednesday April 24 at 6:30 PM - Open and 0-1000 Swiss - Club Championship - $10

* Thursday April 25 at 12:15 PM - Open and 0-500 - Club Championship - $8

* Thursday April 25 at 6:30 PM - Junior Mentor Game - Unit Game - $8

ACBL-Wide Charity Game
ACBL-Wide Charity Game

Congratulations to Connie Schlak and Bobbie Goodyear, who placed first overall in the ACBL-Wide Charity Game held at the Club on Wednesday, April 3. They bested a field of 8.5 tables, posting a 59.82% score. Well done, ladies! The detailed hand analysis is available here: ACBL Wide Charity Game.pdf.

Alert!

Effective Thursday, May 2, the handicaps in the Thursday afternoon Open Game will be eliminated.

What is "Zero Tolerance?"

In this installment of the CDE Corner, Steve Fama discusses Zero Tolerance, and how this policy makes for a more pleasant game for all. Read the full document here: CDE column for April And if you missed the first three issuess, you can find them here CDE_CORNER_1.PDF.pdf and here CDE_Corner_2.pdf.pdf  and here CDE Corner for March 2019.pdf. They are a MUST READ for all players, regardless of experience.

Bridge Classes

Do you want to learn to play bridge?  Contact Us, and a certified bridge teacher will talk with you about our programs.  See additional information in the Bridge Education menu item (upper left corner.

We will be starting two Bridge Basics 3 ("Popular Conventions") classes in late April, one on Wednesday mornings and the other on Tuesday evenings. See the flyers below for details and registration instructions:

BB3 Daytime.pdf

BB3 Evening.pdf

Bridge Pearls to "Master" workshops will be held from 9:00 - 11:30 AM on the second Friday each month, except for summer vacation in July & August and over the December holidays. The next Pearls workshop on May 10th will cover "Forcing No Trump" and will be taught by Bill Young & Debbie Hoveland. See the flyers below for details about that workshop as well as the complete 2019 Pearls schedule.

May Pearls Flyer.pdf

2019 Pearls Sked.pdf

 

Results
Thursday Afternoon Open Pairs w/750 hcp
Director: Robert Priest
Tuesday Open & 0-750 Pairs
Charity Fund Game (L) ($9)
Director: Robert Priest
0-1500 or Mentor w/NLM
Club Championship ($8)
Director: Bridget Whitley