Bridge Seminar and Special Games
Barbara Seagram Bridge
Seminars and Special Games

To register for all bridge seminars or special bridge events, please call us at 416-487-8321 or email .

If you are unable to come, please call us well in advance as space at our BRIDGE SCHOOL at 2737 Bayview Ave is limited to 50 people.



UPCOMING MINI-SEMINARS


JUNE PRICES: Seminars are $20.00 each if pre-paid prior to the class.
$25.00 at door.

FALL PRICES: Note increase (after many years of the same price)
Seminars are $25.00 each if pre-paid prior to the class.
$30.00 at door. Our rent increase means we have to increase our rate.

SPACE STILL AVAILABLE IN ALL SEMINARS

Mail cheques to B.Seagram at:
220 Lawrence Ave. East
Toronto, ON, Canada
M4N 1T2

LOCATION:

Trinity Presbyterian Church
2737 Bayview Ave.
Willowdale, ON, Canada
M2L 1C5
(MAP)

 
    Mini Seminars 2017
    • Thursday, May 25
      Sharpen Your Bridge Game
      9.30 - 11.30 am
    • Thursday, June 15
      Judgement at Bridge
      9.30 - 11.30 am
    • Thu Sep 14
      Maximize All Your Chances
      9.30 - 11.30 am
    • Thu Oct 19
      The Killing Lead
      9.30 - 11.30 am
    • Thu Nov 9
      Become a Deadly Declarer
      9.30 - 11.30 am

BRAND NEW - PLAY AND LEARN - SUPERVISED DUPLICATE GAME

Starting Tuesday January 10th from 1pm to 3:30 pm
And every Tuesday until Tuesday June 13th and then will close for the summer. On September 19th, the game will start up again with Kelly Shields running the game. Our thanks to Samy, who kindly stepped in for Kelly since January of this year.

At Trinity Presbyterian Church - 2737 Bayview Ave

MEET SAMY TOLEDANO

Our new director has been running these games, was born in Casablanca, Morocco. He grew up in Tetuan (in the north of the country). Samy left Morocco at age 23 for Montreal and became an accountant in 1975. He moved to Toronto in 1975 and took beginner bridge lessons with Barbara in 1991.

Samy worked with the Ontario Government for 25 years as a Senior Tax Manager. He is a CGA (Certified General Accountant) and a CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant) Samy currently teaches and runs bridge games in North York. Samy has the patience of a saint and will be available to answer your questions throughout each of these games.Play and Learn Bridge with Josee Hammill


  • Make a bid, change your mind, then make a new bid!
  • Make an opening lead, change your mind, then make a new opening lead!
  • Ask the director what to do before you do it, then do it!
  • Learn how to play duplicate bridge in an easy going environment.

Only happy bridge players are invited!!
You will have so much fun and you will learn so much!

We really need some volunteers to help with this game. Many students have questions (which is why they are there) and help is needed. Bonita Weinstein, Leila Bessada, Carol Bongard, Kelly Shields and Ann Katz have been an enormous help to date. We thank them. Please email Barbara or Josee Hammill if you might be able to help us with these weekly games.

Cost $10 per person payable at the door.
FALL: $11.00 per person - Our rent has gone up, hence the increase.

Come with or without a partner. No need to pre-register.



Please contact Josee Hammill at or 416-300-9140 for further information.
Website: www.bridgewebs.com/josees


Bridge Lessons with JoseeIt's spring, Josee is teaching again!!!


  • BASIC BRIDGE LESSONS – Tue April 18th 7 pm - 9:30 pm

    Once a week for 8 weeks.

    Cost: $295.00 includes taxes and text book.

    For brand new players to the game & for those who have been away from the game for a long time.


  • INTERMEDIATE I - Tue April 18th 9:30 am – noon

    Once a week for 6 weeks. (Please note: NO class May 23)

    Cost: $220.00 includes taxes and text book.

    For those who feel rusty and need a refresher and for those moving up from Basic lessons.

    Course covers: Hand evaluation & revaluing, opening the bidding, responder's bids, major suit raises, rebids by opener, reverses, NT bidding & responses including transfers, overcalls, takeout doubles. Play components include: Planning the play of a hand in suit contracts, ruffing losers, disposing of losers by discarding, long suit establishment, finesses, hold up plays and a host of other material. The course is hands-on and you will play hands to practice.


  • INTERMEDIATE III – Wed April 19th 1pm -3:30 pm

    Once a week for 6 weeks.

    Cost: $220.00 includes taxes and text book.

    Bridge Lessons with Josee Hammill

    Intermediate III is a full course on Defence and Conventions. Third Hand Play, Second Hand Play, Suit Preference Signalling, Strategy on Defence, Lead Directing Doubles, Penalty Doubles, Discarding, Defence vs. NT contracts. CONVENTIONS: Negative Doubles, Jacoby 2 NT as a forcing raise, Jacoby Transfers, Texas Transfers, Splinters, Roman Key Card Blackwood, Cue Bids, Slam Bidding and lots more!

Make cheques payable to: Josee Hammill

Send payment with your course choices to:
Josée Hammill, 1717 Avenue Rd #418, Toronto ON M5M 0A2

Payment can also be made by Interac email transfer. Contact Josée at or by cell, 416-300-9140 if you have any questions or for the password or additional information.
Visit my website at www.bridgewebs.com/josees

Sign up now for SPRING courses with Josee - - REGISTRATION FORM - - Space is limited.


Bridge Lessons with JoseeIn the fall, Josee will be teaching again!!!


  • Learn to Play Bridge in Just 5 Hours! Monday September 11th from 10 am - 3 pm

    Are you curious about this card game that everyone is talking about? Do you hear about all your friends taking it up? Do not be left behind! Here is your chance.

    Cost: $85.00 if booked and paid by July 31st. $95.00 if booked after that date. Price includes textbook. Bring a sandwich.


  • Basic Bridge - Wednesdays @ 1 pm to 3:30 pm for 8 weeks starting on Wednesday October 4th

    Cost: $280.00 includes taxes and text book if registered and paid by August 31st. $310.00 after August 31st.

    For brand new players to the game & for those who have been away from the game for a long time.


  • INTERMEDIATE I - Tuesdays @ 7 pm to 9:30 pm for 6 weeks starting on Tuesday October 3rd.

    Cost: $210.00 includes taxes and text book if registered and paid by August 31st. $240.00 after August 31st.

    For those who feel rusty and need a refresher and for those moving up from Basic lessons.

    Course covers: Hand evaluation & revaluing, opening the bidding, responder's bids, major suit raises, rebids by opener, reverses, NT bidding & responses including staymand and transfers, overcalls, takeout doubles. Play components include: Planning the play of a hand in suit contracts and no trump, ruffing losers, disposing of losers by discarding, long suit establishment, finesses, hold up plays and a host of other material. The course is hands-on and you will play hands to practice.


  • INTERMEDIATE II – Tuesdays @ 9:30 AM to noon for 6 weeks starting on Tuesday October 3rd.

    Cost: $210.00 includes taxes and text book if registered and paid by August 31st. $240.00 after August 31st.

    Bridge Lessons with Josee Hammill

    Weak Two Bids, Strong 2 Club Bids, Slam Bidding, Blackwood, Gerber, Cue-Bidding First Round Controls, Preempts, Unusual NT, Michaels Cuebids, Competing against preempts, Opening Light in 3rd. seat, Responding as a Passed Hand, Balancing, Safety Plays, End Plays, Cross-Ruff, Loser-on-loser play, Introduction to defense, Opening leads, High-low signalling...and MUCH more!!

Payment can be made by cheques payable to Josée Hammill and sent with your course choices.

Send payment with your course choices to:
Josée Hammill, 1717 Avenue Rd #418, Toronto ON M5M 0A2

Payment can also be made by Interac email transfer. Contact Josée at or by cell, 416-300-9140 if you have any questions or for the password or additional information.
Visit my website at www.bridgewebs.com/josees

Sign up now for FALL courses with Josee - - REGISTRATION FORM - - Space is limited.


MONDAY EVENING SUPERVISED PLAY
with DANIEL LAVEE

6.45 - 9.30pm... Come at 6.30 if possible

Daniel's telephone number: 416-399-8644 / Email:

LOCATION: ST CUTHBERT'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
1399 Bayview Ave SE corner Bayview & St. Cuthbert's Rd.

Please visit www.stcuthbertsleaside.com for additional info on location.

Parking is available in church parking lot.
Free parking also available on both sides of Bayview after 6.00 pm. Also on side streets.

Enter through side doors on North side and proceed to the right. Go through the door at the end of the hall (closed fire door) and then down a small set of stairs (5 steps) and you will be in our bridge room.

Ask questions and have help on any hand. This is a fabulous opportunity for new players to hone their skills. This is a very gentle introduction to the world of duplicate bridge. The atmosphere is fun, friendly and relaxed.

FYI
Wayne runs an Intermediate game on Tuesday evenings at
5 Glen Park Ave @ 6.45 pm.

NOTE: Effective May 31st, 2016,
NEW LOCATION: Temple Sinai at 210 Wilson Ave.
MAP

NOTE FROM BARBARA: THERE ARE VERY FEW OF THIS TYPE OF GAME ANYWHERE ON THE CONTINENT.

NEW PLAYERS IN TORONTO ARE FORTUNATE TO HAVE SUCH A GAME & THE RIGHT PEOPLE RUNNING IT.

DO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!



Barbara and Alex - Bridge Seminar