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.

Fridays, 10:00 AM; Games Building

Dale Hall, (520) 273-8245

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

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

Trudy Lutz, (520) 883-6109

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

Fridays, 6:00 PM; Games Building

Becky Nufer, (505) 228-8412

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.

Tuesdays, 1:00 PM; Games Building

Winter: Peggy Bonovich, (520) 305-6321; Becky Nufer, (505) 228-8412
Summer: Jan Pickinpaugh, (520) 883-2402; Rilla Godsey, (520) 665-1503

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

Mid December and Mid March

Becky Nufer, (505) 228-8412
Jim Wright, (520) 407-6077,

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.

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

Phil Israel, (541) 219-0785

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.

November - April
2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7:00 PM; Games Building

Loxy Ward, (520) 578-9591
Patty William, (520) 256-3357

Game play starts at 7:00 PM sharp

Modern Bunco (also Bunko or Bonko) is a parlor game generally played with twelve or more players, divided into groups of four, trying to score points while taking turns rolling three dice.

Wednesdays, 9:00 AM; Games Building
Fridays, 3:30 PM; Games Building

Jeanette Kangieser, (520) 576-2001
Ethel Pappas, (520) 883-3276

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.

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

Gary Scopelliti, (520) 578-2367
Dale Hall, (520) 273-8245

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.

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

Rich Fry, (734) 323-3426
Chris Ross, (906) 281-6685

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.

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

Jeri Rowen, (402) 873-8167
Tish Eakle, (515) 491-8828

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

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

Nori Markowski, (520) 444-4301

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

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
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.

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

Lorraine Woodward, (520) 603-6806

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.

Year Round
Thursdays, 6:00 PM; Suite 1

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

President: Ben Labo

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.