Get acquainted with bridge Aug. 9

Those who have always wanted to learn how to play bridge will have the opportunity to attend a free "get acquainted with bridge" session Aug. 9 at the Tallmadge Recreation Center, 46 N. Munroe Road, from 10 a.m. to noon.

A certified American Contract Bridge League instructor will help launch participants toward an encounter with the worldwide game of bridge. Those wishing to continue to learn to play and to compete may wish to enroll in a 10-week course beginning Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. in Cuyahoga Falls. There will be a cost of $5 for each class session.