Click on Information in the menu above to see the weekly and monthly game schedule. Click on Calendar for specific dates and times.
We have guaranteed partners for the following pairs games: Monday morning and evening; Tuesday afternoon and evening; and Thursday afternoon.
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. Currently there is a sign-up sheet on the table for the following game:
The sign-up sheet for the November 24 Continental Breakfast and Bridge will be on the door.
HBC has added a number of Member Appreciation games to reward our members for their strong support. The final Member Appreciation Game for this year, which will be free to HBC members, will be held on Thursday December 20th at 12:15 PM. Thanks for your support to HBC!
♠ Extra point games are shown below in red ♥
* Monday November 19 at 11:30 AM - open pairs Charity Game ($9)
* Monday November 19 at 6:30 PM - 0-100 pairs ($8)
* Tuesday November 20 at 12:15 PM - Club Championship (Open and 0-750; $8)
* Tuesday November 20 at 7:00 PM - Charity Game (0-1500 or Mentor; $9)
* Wednesday November 21 at 11:30 AM - Handicap Pairs ($8)
* Saturday November 24 at 11:00 AM - open pairs Continental Breakfast & Bridge (Charity Fund game - $9)
The annual membership meeting of the Harrisburg Bridge Club will be held on Saturday, December 8 at 11 a.m. The agenda for this meeting includes the election of five members to the Board of Governors, who will serve three year terms. The Nominating Committee has nominated the following individuals: Holly Appleyard, Ginny Burtnett, Kathy Gaither, Cathy Becker and Matt Sherman (the annual meeting notice letter erroneously listed Georgi Hess as a nominee). The meeting will be followed by a catered luncheon and an Open Pairs game (with a separate 0-750 section, if there are sufficient tables in both sections). Both lunch & game are free for HBC Members. Please sign-up in advance, so that we can have an accurate head count for the caterer.
Enjoy bridge but wish the atmosphere could be as relaxing as a social bridge game? Enjoy social bridge but wish you could be earning masterpoints? Well, we have the answer!! Our new Wednesday morning game seem to be a real hit among our members, and table count is growing, making the game even better. The game is handicapped, so that partnerships with a combined average of less than 1500 masterpoints will get an upward adjustment to their scores (depending upon the number of tables in play, and the average masterpoint holding of the players in each partnership) to enhance their chances to win. And the best part? The game is FREE (that's right, FREE) for all members of the Club (non-members will pay just the $2 non-member fee) during the months of September and October. Beginning in November, the entry fee will be our regular fee of $8.
Some more details: the game will be a regular weekly game except for the Wednesdays when a Swiss Team (evening game) is scheduled. All of the games through November 7 will be extra point games.
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).
HBC will start a daytime Bridge Basics 2 (Competitive Bidding) class on Wednesday October 31st. See flyer below for further details & registration procedures.
BB2 Class Oct-Dec.pdf
We will also be offering an evening Bridge Basics 2 class on Tuesdays starting January 15th. See the flyer below for additional details & registration procedures.
Evening BB2 Course.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 session is scheduled for February 8th and the topic is "Reverses”. It will be taught by Jack Rudy, an ACBL certified teacher. Players are encouraged to attend with their regular partner(s). The fee is $10 if registered in advance (deadline Monday, February 4th) or $12 at the door. Snacks will be available at 8:45 a.m. Sign up on the clipboard located on the Flamingo Table or e-mail us at harrisburgbc@gmail.
We are experiencing a glitch with our club member database, which has caused members to be listed with more Masterpoints than what their ACBL records show. This needs to be manually corrected. If your masterpoint holding is incorrect, leave a note at the director's table so that your record can be corrected. Thanks.