Gameplay

Programs are IN-PERSON, unless stated otherwise. All safety protocols will be followed. Masks REQUIRED around the table while playing games; instructor may remove mask when teaching. For inquiries contact Lisa Quay: lisa@jccgv.bc.ca

“REAL” MAH JONGG: MOVING FROM VIRTUAL TO IN-PERSON PLAY
Instructor: Jackie Krystal
For people who have ONLY played virtually, this class will teach you the procedures of in-person play. From building and cutting the walls to dealing, the Charleston, and other facets of live play, come learn the differences between live and computer play. Mah jongg sets and NMJL cards provided. If possible, stay for the “game time” 12:30-3:00pm for practice.
Wednesday 10:45am – 11:45am
Oct 13-Oct 27 (3 Classes)
In Person – F6041AM-P
M $25.00 / R $35.00 Register

NOVICE MAH JONGG LESSONS
Instructor: Jackie Krystal
Learn the National Mah Jongg League (NMJL) card and rules, including: suits and tile names, game set up, understanding the card, open & closed hands and more. There will be open play and discussion. Mah jongg sets and cards provided.
Tuesday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Nov 2-Dec 7 (6 Classes)
In Person – F6040PM-P
M $100.00 / R $120.00 Register

MAH JONGG AT THE J
Bring your 4-some or meet other players to form a table, using the National Mah Jongg League (NMJL) rules. Sets provided or bring your own; please bring your own 2021 NMJL card.
Contact volunteer Marion Seeklus at 604.733.3101
Wednesday, starting Oct 27
12:30pm – 3:00pm
Free for JCC members; non-members purchase Game Time punch card $30 for 10 afternoons of play

POKER AT THE J
Come enjoy a friendly game and lively conversation. Dealer rotates so games vary from 7-card draw, 5-card stud, deuces wild and other. No experience required. Contact volunteer Ed Pascal at 604.553.1072
Monday & Wednesday starting Oct 25
12:30pm – 3:00pm
Free for JCC members; non-members purchase Game Time punch card $30 for 10 afternoons of play

CANASTA AT THE J
Bring your 4-some or meet other players to form a table. Cards, trays and racks provided or bring your own. Contact volunteer
Bonnie Shapiro at 604.224.4343
Monday, starting Oct 25
12:30pm – 3:00pm
Free for JCC members; non-members purchase Game Time punch card $30 for 10 afternoons of play

VIRTUAL BEGINNER CANASTA TUTORIAL
Instructor: Lisa Cohen Quay
Learn the Canasta League of America version of this popular card game, including strategy and special hands. Students will subscribe to Canasta Junction for practice.
Monday 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Nov 1-Nov 22 (4 Classes)
Virtual – F6002PM-V
M $80.00 / R $100.00 Register