Cards & Games


Cards are a favorite pastime of Tucson Estates residents. Our new Games Building is a perfect place for them to play and socialize.



500 CARDS
Fridays, 10:00 AM; Games Building

Dale Hall, (520) 273-8245, frananddale@gmail.com

This card game can be thought of as a combination of Euchre and Bridge. Beginner to advance players are welcome.



BINGO
1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays; 7:00 PM; MPH


Trudy Lutz, (520) 883-6109, shearer48@gmail.com

Everybody loves BINGO! You can purchase as many cards as you can play. Money winners are announced at the completion of each game.



BRIDGE FRIDAY
Fridays, 6:00 PM; Games Building

Becky Nufer, (505) 228-8412, nuferbecky@gmail.com
Jim Wright, (647) 669-8484, jamescwright56@gmail.com

Bridge is a trick-taking game played by four people in two competing partnerships. This is a night for social interaction playing party bridge. A basic knowledge of the game is necessary.

BRIDGE TUESDAY
Tuesdays, 1:00 PM; Games Building


Winter:
     Peggy Bonovich, (520) 305-6321, pnbonovich@gmail.com
     Becky Nufer, (505) 228-8412, nuferbecky@gmail.com
Summer:
     Jan Pickinpaugh, (520) 883-2402, janbillpick@gmail.com
     Rilla Godsey, (520) 665-1503, cass_benn1@comcast.net

Players include beginners who know the basics to the long-time bridge player. Open to homeowners and renters. Call for sign-up.

BRIDGE MARATHON
Mid December and Mid March

Becky Nufer, (505) 228-8412, nuferbecky@gmail.com
Jim Wright, (647) 669-8484, jamescwright56@gmail.com

Bridge partners play 24 hands of Bridge. Score is kept until the Marathon is over and a winner is declared. A $15 fee includes a catered lunch and prizes.

DUPLICATE BRIDGE
November - April
Wednesdays, 1:00 PM; Games Building


Phil Israel, (541) 219-0785, pbisrael@gmail.com
Jim Wright, (647) 669-8484, jamescwright56@gmail.com

A variation of contract bridge in which the same bridge deals are played at each table and scored based on performance. Each hand is played in competition with others playing the identical cards.



CANASTA/ HAND & FOOT
Wednesdays, 9:00 AM; Games Building
Fridays, 3:30 PM; Games Building


Jeanette Kangieser, (520) 576-2001, JKangieser5@gmail.com
Donna Wilson, (520) 977-0456, donnalana@msn.com

Canasta is a card game of the rummy family usually with four players at each table. Hand and Foot is a variation of Canasta in which each player has two hands of cards. Beginners are welcome.



CRIBBAGE
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM; Games Building
Saturdays, 7:00 PM; Games Building


Gary Scopelliti, (520) 578-2367
Dale Hall, (520) 273-8245, frananddale@gmail.com

This is a card game that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations to gain points using a scoring system that totals fifteen points. Everyone is welcome.



EUCHRE
October - April
Mondays, 7:00 PM; Games Building
Thursdays, 2:00 PM; Games Building


Rich Fry, (734) 323-3426, richfry2001@yahoo.com
Chris Ross, (906) 281-6685, sunrisecabins@hotmail.com

Euchre is a trick-taking card game played in partnerships using cards from A (high) - 9 (low) with a trump suit selected. After all five tricks have been played the hand is scored. Open to all players.



GOTCHA
November - April
1st & 3rd Sundays, 7:00 PM; Games Building


Jeri Rowen, (402) 873-8167, jerir@sbllcweb.com
Tish Eakle, (515) 491-8828, tisheakle66@outlook.com

A classic, timeless board game where backgammon, checkers, and chess meet.

MAHJONG
Tuesdays, 6:30 PM; Games Building
Sundays, 1:30 PM; Games Building

Nori Markowski, (520) 444-4301, powermgr1@gmail.com
Lynn McKee, (724) 840-8614, hmmckee45@hotmail.com

Mahjong is a four-player Chinese game using 144 numbered tiles, similar to rummy. Winning is a combination of skill, strategy & luck.


MEXICAN TRAIN
November - April
1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays, 7:00 PM; Games Building

May - October
2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7:00 PM; Games Building

Game play starts @ 7:00 PM sharp.

Loxy Ward, (520) 578-9591, loxy.thefox@gmail.com
Patty William, (520) 256-3357

We are excited to bring you this wonderful game played with Mexican Train Dominos. We are happy to show you how. Come and join the fun.


PINOCHLE
Mondays, 2:00 PM; Games Building
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM; Games Building

Lorraine Woodward, (520) 603-6806, tortise4@aol.com
Dale Hall, (520) 273-8246, frandalehall@gmail.com

A trick-taking game played by 2-4 people with a 48 card deck.Players score points by trick-taking and combining cards into melds. All levels of players are welcomed.


TEXAS HOLD'EM POKER
Year Round
Thursdays, 6:00 PM; Suite 1

November - May
2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:00 PM; Rec Hall

Ben Labo (President), (989) 942-0108, bensrlabo@gmail.com
Jim Wright, (647) 669-8484, jamescwright56@gmail.com


Club Motto: Bring your Money!

On the 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, meeting in the Rec Hall. Open to all.

On the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Suite 1. By invitation only, due to occupancy regulations.

Annual Dues are $2.00 with a $0.25 fee each time you play. (For purchasing chips and cards.)

$5.00 buy-in at your table. Chips are worth 10 cents. 3 bumps.  $1.00 max bet.

This is not intended to be tournament play, just a friendly game. Come and join us for some fun times, while you pit your card playing skills against your friends and neighbors.