Bridge Center
of Saint Paul


2603 6th Ave, North St Paul, MN  55109
651-490-5430
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News, Lessons, Upcoming Special Games & Events

Date Time Event
Monday
Aug 24
10:00am
Nagasaki Sister City Visitors, Club Championship & Potluck Lunch
We are welcoming 9 of the Sister City Celebration visitors to our Bridge Center for some Bridge and a potluck lunch. Please come and celebrate their visit.
Tuesday
Aug 25
10:00am
NAP Qualifier $7
Qualify during June, July and August at the club level toward competing for District 14 at the Nationals in March 2016.
Wednesday
Aug 26
6:30pm
Club Championship
Earn extra points, no extra fee!
Friday
Aug 28
10:00am
NAP Qualifier $7
Qualify during June, July and August at the club level toward competing for District 14 at the Nationals in March 2016. Points won are half red/half black. (199ers play regular.)
Sunday
Aug 30
5:30pm
NAP Qualifier $7
Qualify during June, July and August at the club level toward competing for District 14 at the Nationals in March 2016. Points won are half red/half black.
Monday
Aug 31
10:00am
VERY LAST CHANCE NAP Qualifier $7
Qualify during June, July and August at the club level toward competing for District 14 at the Nationals in March 2016. Points won are half red/half black. (199ers will play regular.)
Tuesday
Sep 1
10:00am
International Fund $7
Earn extra points while helping the ACBL International Outreach.
Wednesday
Sep 2
6:30pm
Unit 103 Championship $6.50
Earn extra points while helping the local unit.
Monday
Sep 7
10:00am
Labor Day
Come in and play. We're open!
Friday
Sep 11
10:00am
Club Championship
Earn extra points, no extra fee!
Sunday
Sep 13
5:30pm
Grand National Teams Qualifier $7
Qualify Sept-Apr for the 2016 GNT season at the club level. The finals are at the Nationals next July in DC.
Tuesday
Sep 15
10:00am
Grand National Teams Qualifier $7
Qualify Sept-Apr for the 2016 GNT season at the club level. The finals are at the Nationals next July in DC.
Friday
Sep 18
10:00am Unit 103 Championship $6.50
Earn extra points while helping the local unit.
Sunday
Sep 20
5:30pm
International Fund $7
Earn extra points while helping the ACBL International Outreach.
Monday
Sep 21
10:00am
Unit 103 Championship $6.50
Earn extra points while helping the local unit.
Wednesday
Sep 23
10:00am
Unit 103 Championship $6.50
Earn extra points while helping the local unit.
Friday
Sep 25
10:00am
International Fund $7
Earn extra points while helping the ACBL International Outreach.
Sunday
Sep 27
3:30pm memorial
5:30pm game
Remembrance for Donald Priewert followed by potluck supper and Bridge
Come and share stories about Don who passed away recently. Peg Rich will provide a short talk and a photo display. J.R. will be in attendance as well. Then we'll share a potluck supper and play a round of Bridge in Don's memory.
Tuesday
Sep 29
10:00am
Club Championship
Earn extra points, no extra fee!

Ongoing Educational Programs

Lessons - ACBL Series (Club Book) - Beginning Bridge
Mondays, beginning September 14. Book is $12, available at the club. Taught by: George West.

Lessons - ACBL Series (Heart Book) - Defense
One chapter will be covered each week. Mondays, 6:30pm. Start date: 7/13, End date: 9/7. Classes are $40 or $5 per week. Book is $12. Taught by: George West.

Lessons - 2 Over 1
Classes will be 8 weeks of various topics contained in the 2 Over 1 system. Series is $25, funds will be given to a charity of the teacher's choice. Tuesdays, 2:00pm. Start date: 7/14, End date: 8/25. Taught by: Tom Hammond.

Tuesday Mini Lessons 6:00pm
Various topics are covered. No cost. Teacher: Keith Thompson

Intermediate Chat Bridge
Thursdays, 11:00-12:00, SIGN UP by Wednesday evenings, so we can plan for enough coaches. Like Chat Bridge you get to bid and play the hands open and you can ask questions. Each table has a coach, so the instruction is very hands-on. If you play in the 12:30 game right after the lesson is free, if you come only for the hour, it costs $5. Run by: Joseph Browan.
 
Chat Bridge $5 - Thursdays 12:30pm. Play bridge while being able to ask questions during the bidding and/or the play. Limited to those with 20 MP or fewer. Masterpoints are awarded. Come anytime, no partner necessary. Teachers: Doug and Jane Frost

Chat Bridge $5 - Wednesdays 6:30pm. Play bridge while being able to ask questions during the bidding and/or the play. Limited to those with 20 MP or fewer. Masterpoints are awarded. Come anytime, no partner necessary. Teacher: Larry McIntyre
Partnership:
Kim Hayward 651-271-3500
(call or text)

Organization

Manager: Kim Hayward
Asst. Mgr.: George West

Board of Directors (8/15-7/16):
Suzette Durdahl, President
Larry McIntyre, Vice President
Ginny Holder, Secretary
Jerry Bartlett, Finances
Jan Jansen
   BRIDGE CENTER NEWS:

Welcome to our new Board of Directors. See names to the left.

Games fees will increase to $7 on 1/1/16. However, club members will continue to pay $6. Don't forget to renew your membership, now through 12/15/15 to be listed in the membership directory.