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 (MAP) is limited to 50 people.



UPCOMING MINI-SEMINARS

Mini Seminars 2017
  • 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
  • Thu Dec 7
    Defend and destroy!
    9.30 - 11.30 am

Note that even if title sounds the same as an earlier seminar, the content and hands are always different.

FALL PRICES: Note increase (after many years of the same price)
Seminars are $25.00 each if pre-paid prior to the class. 9.30-11.30 am. $30.00 at door. Our rent increase means we have to increase our rate.

SPACE STILL AVAILABLE IN ALL SEMINARS

If you have any questions, please contact us by
email at
or
calling (416) 487-8321.



NOVICE GAME / SUPERVISED PLAY - PLAY AND LEARN - WITH KELLY SHIELDS

Kelly Shields

TUESDAY AFTERNOONS: 1-3.30 PM

At Trinity Presbyterian Church - 2737 Bayview Ave

On September 19th, this game for newer players will start up again with Kelly running the game. Kelly's bubbly, warm personality is infectious and you will so enjoy the atmosphere in this game while improving your skills.

NEW PLAYERS, MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE REST OF THE SPRING & FOR THE FALL AND BE SURE TO ATTEND THIS GAME.

  • 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.
Play and Learn Bridge with Josee Hammill

You will have so much fun and you will learn so much! Master points will be issued!

Cost $11 per person payable at the door.
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

We really need some volunteers to help with this game. Please email Barbara or Josee Hammill if you might be able to help us with these weekly games. Even if you could attend once a month, that would be a huge help.

Many students have questions (which is why they are there) and help is needed.
Bonita Weinstein, Leila Bessada, Carol Bongard and Ann Katz have been an enormous help to date. We thank them.

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


Josée was one of the top finalists in the Teacher of the Year Award 2017
  • 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