Pinochle is played in Clubhouse 1 every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The warmup game starts at 11:30 a.m., with the regular game beginning at 12:30 p.m. The club provides cards, score cards, pens, tablets and other equipment. It costs $2 per person to play, and the top four scorers of each day win cash prizes.
The following are the winning scores from recent games. March10: Firstplace:IrenePerkins,12,580;second:MarilynAllred, 11,690; third: Delores Cook, 11,290; fourth: Suzanne Parks, 10,850.
March 12: First place: Ruth Bonnema, 10,740; second: Diana Lambert, 10,220; third: Antonia Zupancich, 9,740; fourth: Tony Dodero, 9,310.
March 14: First place: Carol Damocie, 11,820; second: Marilyn Allred, 11,500; third: Irene Perkins, 10,830; fourth: Delores Cook, 10,680.
Lessons to learn to play or to brush up on the game are available on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. in Clubhouse 1. Call Joan Taylor at (562) 240-5416formoreinformation.Anyoneinterestedinplayingpinochle should call Marge Dodero at (310) 968-9509.