Join us for Mah Jongg at HCRJ!
Wednesdays from 10am-12pm
Thursdays from 1-3pm
Are you coming to Mah Jongg at HCRJ for the first time? Please sign up with Justin at 713-782-4162 or Justin@hcrj.org.
Did you know?!
- A total of 144 tiles are typically used in a game of mahjong, featuring depictions of bamboo, circles and characters from numbers one to nine; as well as special symbols from seasons, winds, dragons and flowers.
- The exact origins of mahjong are unknown; Confucius is believed to have developed the game around 500BC, though it’s more likely the game was invented by the Chinese military in the 1800s.
- Mahjong sets were sold in the United States for the first time in 1920 by the company Abercrombie & Fitch
- The rules and objectives of Mahjong are similar to that of the card game rummy