Mah Jongg for Beginners [S-23-21]

Presenter:Kathleen (Kay) Russell
Location: Canton Fire Station: Community Room
Additional Locations:Partridge Knoll: Multi-Purpose Room
Classes: 4 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Thu 9:30 AM 04/20, 04/27, 05/04, 05/11

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Mah Jongg, or the game of Sparrows, is an ancient Chinese game played with tiles and is similar to gin rummy. We will be teaching beginners how to play Mah Jongg by the National Mah Jongg League rules.

Kay Russell has been playing Mah Jongg since 1969 when she moved to the north country. She has been teaching for SOAR since 2003. Kay is a retired Department of Social Services supervisor.  At the Spring 2017 luncheon Kay Russell received the semester's Super SOARer Award.

Link: for cards, games and another instruction book, go to

Special Instructions: 1. The first, third and fourth classes on 4/20, 5/4, 5/11 will be in the Canton Fire Station; the second class on 4/27 will be at Partridge Knoll.
2. A good book that will help you play Mah Jongg, recommended by the instructors, is "A Beginners Guide to American Mah Jongg: How to Play the Game and Win by Elaine Sandburg."

Cap: 7

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