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Recent Updates
Apr 29, 2019 20:50 EDT
Anna Janssen
Apr 18, 2019 12:24 EDT
Wendy Smith
Apr 13, 2019 11:17 EDT
JoAnn Jackson
Apr 13, 2019 11:14 EDT

Full Deck:

Romeo Lalonde


Jeannette Halliday

Greeting Cards:

Vern Beacock

Coming Events

May 10 - STaC Wine & Cheese

May 10 - Beginner Lesson

May 11 - Anna's Workshop

May 17 - Beginner Lesson

May 18 - Anna's Workshop

May 24 - Beginner Lesson

May 31 - Beginner Lesson

June 3 - Boston Pizza fundraiser evening

Jun 8 - World Game

Jun 8 - Anna's Workshop

Jun 7 - Play of the Hand Lesson

Jun 14 - Play of the Hand Lesson

Jun 15 - Anna's Workshop

Jun 21 - Play of the Hand Lesson

Jun 28 - Play of the Hand Lesson

Aug 23 - Picnic w/Swiss Teams

Oct 18 - Swiss Teams Event

Announcing Spring 2019 Bridge Lessons
Announcing Spring 2019 Bridge Lessons

Spring Beginner Bridge Lessons

with Wendy Smith

Friday afternoons beginning May 10 for 4 weeks, from 1pm to 3pm.

These are for people who are familiar with cards, but have NEVER played bridge.


Spring Beginner/Intermediate Play of the Hand

with JoAnn Jackson

Friday afternoons beginning June 7 for 4 weeks, from 1pm to 3pm.

These are for people who took the beginner lessons in May and for people who have a basic understanding of bridge.  JoAnn will set out pre-dealt hands for you to play out, then the hands will be discussed.


If you are interested in these, please email Wendy Smith ( to pre-register.  Lessons are $10 per person per lesson OR register for set of 4 for $35 OR register for ALL 8 for $70.

One-Morning Workshops

with Anna Janssen

Is your bridge foursome interested in expanding their bridge game? Are you wanting to update or refresh your bridge game. Consider signing up for one of Anna Janssen’s ‘Stand Alone” Workshops.

When: 5 dates in May/June on Saturdays  9:30 a.m. to noon at the Midland Bridge Club.

May 11- When to use Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions

                        * a brief review of the above conventions

                        * follow up bids to Part Score, Game or Slam

May 18- How to bid your Slams

                    * 1430 (keycard), Gerber, Blackwood, RKC (Roman Keycard). Control Bidding

                    * when to use the above methods

June 1- 1. Partnership Agreements

                    * what do we know how to play; filling out Convention Cards

                    2. May I bid after opponents open 1NT?

                    * Landy Convention

                     * Natural Bids 

June 8 - Cuebid or not to Cuebid? What is a Cuebid?

                    * Michaels and unusual 2NT

                    * Support for partner’s suit

                    *Asking or Showing Controls of a suit

June 15 - Re-evaluating your hand during the bidding

                    * part score, game, slam or  sacrifice

Cost: $10 per session. Pre-register by emailing Suitable for people who have a basic knowledge of bridge.

It's Boston Pizza Time Again - June 3
It's Boston Pizza Time Again - June 3

It's that

Boston Pizza Fundraising

time again!!

Monday, June 3 (changed from original advertised date)

♠  Eat in    Take out   Have delivered ♣ 

Between 5pm and 8pm

Great fun   Great friends ♠ Great fundraiser



Lunch and Play Bridge - May 14
Lunch and Play Bridge - May 14

Tuesday, May 14

Lunch at noon

Bridge at 1pm

Sign up at the club or email

$20 per partnership

Cash prizes

Club fundraiser

All player levels welcome.
(Cheat-sheets may be referred to between hands)

Wednesday Social Bridge


Wednesday Afternoon Social Bridge


Day/Time: Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm

Location:   The Midland Bridge Club - 427 William St.  Midland 

Cost:           $5.00 per person

Cash prizes. Snacks, coffee & tea included.

No partner required - progressive bridge.

New players needing to practice their bridge skills are welcome.

Friendly, open, forgiving atmostphere. 




Kitchen Open for Players

Welcome Practicers or Kitchen Bridge Players

Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 9:30pm

$2.00 per person

Bring your table of 4 practicers or kitchen bridge players to the club.  Coffee, tea and treats provided. 

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Great Bridge Videos

Watch this trailer of a bridge documentary called "Double Dummy".  Viewing date TBD.

Is Duplicate Bridge For Me?

A MUST-WATCH for everyone.

Google “benefits of playing bridge” and you’ll be surprised at the number of articles published on how this game keeps the mind active and youthful.  In 2000, according to, a professor proved that playing bridge increases the levels of infection fighting T-cells in the blood stream.  


Suggestions? Comments?

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