• ICL: WHAT IS MAH-JONGG?

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    Name: ICL: WHAT IS MAH-JONGG?
    Date: January 18, 2019
    Time: 1:10 PM - 3:10 PM EST
    Event Description:
    WHAT IS MAH-JONGG? - Class Limit 20
    Ann Powell, 6 Sessions, Friday, January 18 – February 22, 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm
    Note:  Classes will be held at the New Towns County Recreational Center
     
    Mah-Jongg is a game that originated in China and is similar to the Western card game rummy.  It is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. The game is played with a set of 144 tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols. Three or four players play the game using numbered tiles.
    During those first years after its introduction a real craze developed around Mah-Jongg, but like all fashions it came and went. However, recently a growing number of people are realizing the intellectual challenge Mah-Jongg possesses and the beauty and excitement of the game itself. Come learn and play. This class will lead you step by step into the wonderful world of Mah-Jongg.   In order to provide the necessary materials, students must register for this class no later than January 9th.  There will be a $10 materials fee collected the first day of class.
     
    After living in various places: Pittsburgh, PA; Spartanburg, SC; Upper Saddle River, NJ; Chicago, IL; Charleston, SC and Franklin, NC, Ann made the retirement decision to live in Blairsville, GA in 2017.  Ann learned how to play Mah-jongg 10 years ago.  While growing up in the Pittsburgh area, Ann did see and hear the tiles “clickity, clickity” on the tables while her friend’s parents played Mah-jongg. Never did she ever think she would one day learn to play and teach this exciting game. 
    Location:
    Note:  Classes will be held at the New Towns County Recreational Center
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, January 18 – February 22, 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm
    Contact Information:
    For more information please visit www.iclyhc.org for registration and detailed course information or call 706.379.5194 and leave a message or send an email to icl@yhc.edu.
    Fees/Admission:
    Course fee $20. (Requires ICL membership - $25 annually).

    There will be a $10 materials fee collected the first day of class.
     
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