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Very Important: St Camillus Cancellations for March/April 2023 –


Because of conflicts with scheduled St Camillus events, Bridge is Cancelled on 5 days during March and April.

For each of the Cancelled Bridge Games, an “Open” BBO game is offered as a replacement at approximately the same time.


Mark your Calendars:

Monday, March 27 thru Wednesday, March 29 – Replacement BBO Games are -- Monday = 12:40 PM, Tuesday = 6:40 PM, & Wednesday, = 7:10 PM

Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7 -- Replacement BBO Games are – Thursday (Newcomers) = 9:40 AM, Thursday = 12:40 PM, & Friday = 12:40 PM


For Patriots Day (4/17/23):

Monday, April 17, 12:30 PM: The game at St Camillus, Arlington is NOT CANCELLED.   

The 12:40 game on BBO will still be offered as usual, but restricted to players with less than 2,500 masterpoints.

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Be Social Again Come join us at the tables
Play with old and  new friends   Hoping to see you soon!

 Family Friendly

Bridge Club 

Family Friendly Bridge Club is an ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge club in Arlington Massachusetts.  

We aspire to provide the friendliest and most relaxed competitive duplicate bridge games in the greater Boston area.  We want to be your club of choice!  

Our games are open to all level players, with masterpoints awarded to high finishers in every stratification.  We participate in The Common Game, playing the same deals as clubs all over the country. You can see how your results stack up against hundreds of other pairs, read expert hand analysis and “Kibitz the Pros.”


We especially encourage newcomers and people visiting the area to come play duplicate bridge with us.


We care about each other and our greater community.  In addition to enjoying duplicate bridge games with our friends, we try to be good community citizens through club outreach and charity.   


Gatlinburg Regional – 
Hosted by District      

               April 17 - 23

For Newer Players:


Opportunities to Play Bridge:

At St Camillus Church, Thursday, 9:30 AM, 12 boards, 20-minute lesson at beginning of the session, “Restricted”, must be Skill Level = Novice or Beginner.

There will be more opportunities available after

January 1 – Games restricted to new players only.    Look for the announcements in the future.


              with Elizabeth Gompels


Check out the Lessons Tab for NEW info and updated Lessons

Contact the teacher if you want more information –

Elizabeth Gompels, <>  

Information for Games

playing Face to Face

FFBC  offers an open duplicate bridge every Monday, Thursday, & Friday at 12:30 pm. We play between 20 - 24 boards  

Bob Gaudet runs a Newcomer Game on Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  He starts with a 20-minute mini-lesson and then plays roughly 9 hands.  Masterpoints are awarded.  Since this is an educational opportunity, you can use your notes, and even ask questions when you get "stuck".  Partners are always available.  

FFBC also offers Drop-In Bridge: on Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 9:30 PM.  All skill levels are invited to come and play bridge with some very friendly and welcoming players. 

You will make some new friends and enjoy a relaxing evening. 

The cost is $12.00 for a Duplicate Bridge Game (18-24 boards).   

Coffee and snacks are provided at the duplicate games.

Where:  We play in the lower level of St Camillus Church, 1175 Concord Turnpike (Route 2) in Arlington MA. Please don't park in the two rows closest to the church. There is a handicap-accessible entrance with an elevator on the Dow Avenue side of the church.   


Fees:  Games cost $12.00


 BELMONT BRIDGE CLUB    10:00 am  Wednesday
The bridge game in Belmont at 266 Beech St. is Face to Face and is in full swing at this facility.  We have coffee and refreshments.     Fees:  Games cost $12.00
There is no longer a game online.

WINCHESTER BRIDGE CLUB       7:00 pm  Wednesday
This bridge game plays in the lower church of St Camillus.
There is no longer a game online.

Questions?  Please contact Bob Gaudet, our Club Director, at 339-223-6484 or by email (  

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