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  • The Top of the Mountain

    The Cyrenius H. Booth Library’s Facebook page shared a number of photos on Monday, April 6, of poetry shared on a magnetic poetry board set up there. My favorite? A cat poem, of course. “I have my face in a pillow & my kitty is mean fat and crazy, she always scratches.”

  • Bridge Club To Begin Lessons

    Newtown Bridge Club will host a new session of lessons for players who would like to improve their bridge game on Mondays from 9:30 to noon beginning January 26 at the Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Station, 34 Hawleyville Road.

    Easybridge!2 is a weekly series of short 20-25 minute lessons followed by two hours of play. The lessons present a variety of topics in modern bidding, declarer play and defense. The material is appropriate for anyone who has had a beginning bridge class and for experienced bridge players.

  • No Bridge Club Next Tuesday Or Wednesday

    Newtown Bridge Club will be closed Tuesday, October 21, and Wednesday, October 22, due to a regional bridge tournament in Danbury.

    The club regularly meets on Mondays at 1 pm, Tuesdays at 10 am and 7 pm, and Wednesdays at 10 am. Games are played at Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Station, 34 Hawleyville Road.

  • Newtown Club To Host Lessons For Aspiring Bridge Players

    Newtown Bridge Club will host four weeks of free lessons for aspiring bridge players on Mondays, 9:30 to noon, at Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Station, 34 Hawleyville Road (Route 25). Sessions will begin September 22.

  • Lessons Available For Aspiring Bridge Players

    Newtown Bridge Club will host two series of lessons for aspiring bridge players on Mondays at the Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Station, 34 Hawleyville Road, beginning March 24.

    Easybridge 1, for beginners and players returning to bridge after some years, will be held Monday mornings from 9:30 to noon. Polishing Your Game, for intermediate and advancing duplicate players, is scheduled for Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9 pm. Players may attend lessons alone or with their bridge partners.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Instagram user @chanecullens has been keeping The Newtown Bee’s Instagram photos at newtownbee.com full of photos of birds in the last few weeks. She has uploaded three beautiful pictures of birds since the end of January, but this week is my favorite: a cat. According to the post, the cat was out prowling for mice in the snow. You can see for yourself that this brave feline was certainly claw deep.

  • Newtown Club Organizes To Carry On 70-Year Tradition Of Competitive Bridge

    With the retirement of club director and manager Ed Finlay, Newtown Bridge Club has organized as a member-owned, member-run club to continue the 70-year tradition of competitive duplicate bridge in the Newtown area.

  • Newtown Bridge Club games (evening session)

    Newtown Bridge Club games, 7 pm, Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Company station, 24 Hawleyville Road, $6-$7/game, clubs hosts ACBL-sanctioned duplicate games Tuesdays (10 am and 7 pm) and Wednesdays (10 am), social players welcome; 203-267-4758, www.Newtown-Bridge.info.

  • Newtown Bridge Club games

    Newtown Bridge Club games, 10 am, Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Company station, 24 Hawleyville Road, $6-$7/game, clubs hosts ACBL-sanctioned duplicate games Tuesdays (10 am and 7 pm) and Wednesdays, social players welcome; 203-267-4758, www.Newtown-Bridge.info.

  • Newtown Bridge Club games

    Newtown Bridge Club games, 7 pm, Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Company station, 24 Hawleyville Road, $6-$7/game, clubs hosts ACBL-sanctioned duplicate games Tuesdays (10 am and 7 pm) and Wednesdays (10 am), social players welcome; 203-267-4758, www.Newtown-Bridge.info.