We meet in the Lakeview Room, second floor by the Pro Shop, on Thursday evenings and start to play at 6:30 p.m. Please come early. Remember, we will be starting at 6:30 p.m. Buy-in is $.50.
If you have any questions, please call Darlene Thompson at 602-460-1501 and leave a message and I will get back to you.
SunBird 500 winners for August, 2017:
08/03. 1st Darlene Thompson 2620, 2nd Sandy Stibitz 2080, 3rd Harry Smelser 1800
08/11. 1st Mary Minkel 2480, 2nd Ken Reidenbach 2260, 3rd Richard Minkel 2170
08/17. Not reported
08/25. 1st Harry Smelser 2190, 2nd Richard Minkel 2000, 3rd Ken Reidenbach 1480
08/31. 1st Darlene Thompson 2240, 2nd Ken Reidenbach 2210, 3rd Sandy Stibitz 2160
Fun da Mental Bridge
FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering a variety of Bridge classes starting in October. Learn with Maria Davis, a certified ACBL Better Bridge Instructor, and Gordon Markham, veteran local bridge instructor and cruise bridge host.
Back by popular demand! Have FUN. Exercise your BRAIN. Hundreds of your neighbors have taken enjoyable, stimulating FUN da MENTAL bridge lessons over the past several seasons.
Beginning Bridge: Wednesday mornings, 9:00-11:30 a.m. in the Ocotillo Room in Oakwood, October 18 through November 22, six weeks, $60 plus text. Starts with the basics and proceeds to Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions. Contact Instructor Gordon Markham at 480-802-8141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play of the Hand: Monday mornings, 9:00-11:30 a.m. in Cottonwood, Room A-7, October 23 through December 4, six weeks, $60 plus text. No class November 13. Learn to develop a play plan, analyze the opening lead, review the bidding and count winners and losers. Contact Instructor Gordon Markham at 480-802-8141 or email@example.com.
Competitive Bidding: Friday mornings, 9:00-11:15 a.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, October 13 through November 17, six weeks, $60 plus text. Covers weak 2-bids, takeout doubles, overcalls/advances, competitive auctions and two review and play sessions. Only interested in one topic? Individual weeks at $15 each. Class on October 20 only will be at Sun Lakes United Methodist on Riggs Road. Contact instructor Maria Davis at 480-883-2826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday Mixed Bridge
8/07. 1st Barb Ott, 2nd Peggy White, 3rd Jim Beaupre
8/14. 1st Jim Beaupre, 2nd Rose Brown, 3rd Shirley Jackson
8/21. 1st Dolores Kline, 2nd Larry Schoenborn, 3rd Nan Atchley
8/28. 1st Larry Schoenborn, 2nd Karlene Garn, 3rd Mel Huser
Wednesday Morning Mixed Bridge
8/02. 1st Barb Ott, 2nd Mel Huser
8/09. 1st Chet Howe, 2nd Mel Huser, 3rd Walt Mills
8/16. 1st Jim Beaupre, 2nd Gunter Deflieze, 3rd Lita Mills
8/23. 1st Mary Joe Howe, 2nd Gunter Deflieze, 3rd Bob Namon
8/30. 1st Walt Mills, 2nd Frank Nechvatal, 3rd Mel Huser
Thursday Morning Beginner Duplicate Bridge
This is a practice-type teaching game designed for beginning Duplicate/reentry and social bridge players. We provide a 15-minute lesson followed by playing duplicated boards geared toward using the lesson of the day. During bidding and play of the hand, we encourage questions. You do not need a partner to come to this game.
Take advantage of the opportunity to make new friends, meet new potential partners and play Duplicate Bridge in a relaxed atmosphere. We meet every Thursday morning from 8:15-11:00 a.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church on Alma School Road. Come play with us!
Please contact email@example.com for further information.
We meet on Monday evenings on the third floor at SunBird in the Pima Room. Buy-in is $1.00, and we start at 7:00 p.m.; come early.
8/07. 1st Sandy Stibitz 710, 2nd Ken Reidenbach 709, 3rd Tonja Kinser 703
8/14. 1st Vic Kinser 708, 2nd Kerry Schuster 702, 3rd Gleva Wiepking 695
8/21. 1st Carol P. 706, 2nd Sandy Stibitz 691, 3rd Linda Hearn 678
8/28. 1st Sandy Stibitz 703, 2nd Ken Reidenbach 686, 3rd Jim Casby 681
We meet in the Lakeview Room, which is on the second floor next to the Pro Golf Shop, on Sunday evening. We start at 6:30 p.m. Come early. Buy-in is $.50. If you have any questions, please call Dan Harvey at 480-802-4110 and leave a message.
Euchre winners for August, 2017 (no scores will be submitted):
8/06. 1st Vic Kinser, 2nd Dan Harvey, 3rd Harry Smelser
8/13. 1st Dan Harvey, 2nd Harry Smelser, 3rd Gleva Wiepking
8/20. 1st Sandra Stibitz, 2nd Ken Reidenbach, 3rd (tied) Gleva Wiepking and Harry Smelser
8/27. 1st Sandy Stibitz, 2nd Harry Smelser, 3rd Darlene Thompson
We meet on Tuesdays in the Lakeview Room. We start playing at 12:30 p.m.
Come and join us, and please arrive by 12:00-12:15 p.m. so you can either pick a table or draw cards for partners. Buy-in is $.50.
If you have any questions, you may contact Joanne Parsons at 480-361-1088 or Sherry Williams at 480-620-9420; if no answer, please leave a message and they will get back to you.
We meet Tuesday evenings. We will be meeting in the Lakeview Room, which is on the second floor by the Pro Shop, until further notice.
We start playing at 6:30 p.m.; come early. Buy-in is $.50. Remember, we start at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call Darlene Thompson at 602-460-1501; leave a message and I will get back to you.
SunBird Pinochle winners for August, 2017:
08/01. 1st Dan Harvey 886, 2nd Sharon Zubchevich 692, 3rd Harry Smelser 600
08/08. 1st Betty Echgelmeier 815, 2nd Konrad Spicker 744, 3rd Dan Harvey 672
08/15. 1st Konrad Spicker 710, 2nd Harry Smelser 598, 3rd Rollin Marion 596
08/22. 1st Harry Smelser 820, 2nd Gleva Wiepking 658, 3rd Dan Harvey 580
08/29. 1st Sandy Stibitz 765, 2nd Yvonne Beloney 763, 3rd Darlene Thompson 710
We meet on Saturdays in the Lakeview Room which is located on the second floor by the Pro Shop. We start playing at 12:30 p.m.
PonyTail is a form of Hand and Foot, only a little more detailed. Come and join us, and please arrive earlier than 12:30 p.m. so we have an idea of how many tables to set up.
If you have any questions, you may contact either Joanne Parsons at 480-361-1088 or Darlene Thompson at 602-460-1501; if no answer, please leave a message and we will get back to you.