Cards & Board Games – Open to Members Only
Cribbage – Gord Yauch, Convener
Cribbage is played with a regular 52-card deck, by two, three, or four players. The Crib program is played every Friday at 1:00 pm in the Dunford Diner Annex.
Euchre – Gord Yauch, Convener
Euchre is generally played by four persons, with a pack of 32 cards, consisting of nines through the aces. The Euchre program runs Wednesdays at 1:00 pm. in the Dunford Diner Annex.
Contract Bridge – Hans & Louise Kochan, Convener
This program meets on Monday and Friday in the West Community Room at 1:00 pm. Anyone wishing to learn the game or wanting to join in, please stop by.
Duplicate Bridge – Craig Gregory, Convener
This is a fun Duplicate Bridge Club at Nord-Bridge on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm in the Dunford Diner Annex. In Duplicate Bridge, the same hands are played at each table and your score is based upon your performance against other players. A player normally plays with the same partner for that day, but please come even if you don’t have a partner, and we will try to match you up with someone. Players must be Nord-Bridge members.
Canasta – Norene Irwin, Convener
Canasta is a card game of the Rummy family. Players attempt to make melds of seven cards of the same rank and “go out” by playing all cards in their hands. Canasta is played in the Dining Room Annex every Tuesday at 12:45 pm.
Hand & Foot – Gord Yauch, Convener
One of the newest card games at Nord Bridge. Each player is dealt 11 cards as a hand and 13 as a foot. Completed melds of seven cards are called canastas. In melds (other than wild melds) you must have more normal cards than wild cards – so there can be up to 3 wild cards in a dirty canasta, and up to two wild cards in a dirty meld of five or six cards. They play every Thursday at 12:30 pm in the South View Room (beside the pool room).
Cards: Whist Program
The classic game of whist is a plain-trick game without bidding, for four players in fixed partnerships. Rules are simple, and there are various forms of whist. Three varieties of whist are played at Nord-Bridge: Trump Whist, Military Whist and Norwegian Whist.
Military Whist – Donna Takeda, Convener
This program is played every Monday at 1:00 pm in the Dunford Diner Annex.
Trump Whist – Convener (Vacant)
This program is played every Thursday at 1:00 pm in the Dunford Diner Annex.
Texas Hold’em – Mike Bennett, Pino Zucchelli & Marilyn Maloff, Conveners
The subject of many a disagreement in Westerns, was the game Texas Hold’em. Fast forward to present day and minus the saloon / gun fights, Texas Hold’em has become the most popular poker game in North America. Hold’em is a community card game where each player may use any combination of the five community cards and his/her own two hole cards to make a poker hand. This is a fun and easy game to learn. There is a small weekly fee to play the game. Texas Hold’em is played every Tuesday at 1:00 pm in the West Community Room.
Scrabble – Sheila Brust, Convener
Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board. The words are formed across and down in a crossword fashion. Players meet on Tuesday at 1:30 pm in the Dunford Diner Annex. If you are interested in participating, drop in any Tuesday.
Bid Euchre– Mike Bennet, Convener
This is our newest card game at Nord-Bridge. Bid Euchre is played every Monday evening at 6:30 pm in the Multi-Purpose Hall. 32 cards are dealt (double deck from Ace to Jack) Eight cards per person. Game is finished when all players have dealt twice. Play with partners same as regular Euchre. Each player bids once starting with the person to the left of the dealer, highest bidder leads, if you win the bid you only count the number of tricks bid, not the number of tricks taken.