September 2017

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All activities in Sacramento unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, August 29 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

Meet us at Hibachi Grill Sushi and Supreme Buffet, 7517 Watt Avenue, near Watt and Antelope. We'll be sitting at a large table about halfway back. Look for a Sacramensan or a yellow balloon. Call Kae Able for more information 916-991-4549.

Thursday, August 31 – 11:45 a.m.
Downtown Lunch Bunch

We meet at China Buffet every Thursday, 1402 Broadway, Sacramento 95818 916-930-0888. The restaurant is on the south side of Broadway between 14th and 15th Streets, near Tower Theater. Look for Ray Chan and a SacraMensan on the table. Call Ray for more information 916-421-3388

Tuesday, September 5 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

Meet us at Hibachi Grill Sushi and Supreme Buffet, 7517 Watt Avenue, near Watt and Antelope. We'll be sitting at a large table about halfway back. Look for a Sacramensan or a yellow balloon. Call Kae Able for more information 916-991-4549.

Wednesday, September 6 – 6:00 p.m.
Fresno/Madera Chat and Chew at Mimi's

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at Mimi's Cafe, 7660 N. Blackstone Ave. Fresno. Beverages, appetizers, and dinner are on your own. Join us for an evening of invigorating and occasionally esoteric conversation. If you want more information, contact Jan Drenth at 559-435-1078, or 559-960-4143, .

pizza

Wednesday, September 6 – 6:00 p.m.
Sacramento Pizza Night

Design your own pizza at Pieology. Select the crust (gluten-free is available), select the sauce, select the toppings, meats, cheeses, and it will be baked in less than ten minutes. No problem putting different sauce and ingredients on each side of the pizza. An 11" pizza is $8.49, and salad bar is also available. Pieology is at 488 Howe Avenue, near Safeway, corner of Howe and Fair Oaks. This is a fun place, and the kids will enjoy it too. I'll have an owl or a newsletter on the table to identify the group. If you have any questions, call or email Leonore, 916-395-7311, for more information.

Thursday, September 7 – 11:45 a.m.
Downtown Lunch Bunch

We meet at China Buffet every Thursday, 1402 Broadway, Sacramento 95818 916-930-0888. The restaurant is on the south side of Broadway between 14th and 15th Streets, near Tower Theater. Look for Ray Chan and a SacraMensan on the table. Call Ray for more information 916-421-3388

Saturday, September 9 – 6:00 p.m.
Redding Pizza Night

Angelo's Pizza Parlor closed so we are meeting at Hometown Buffet. 1020 Yogi Ct., Redding, CA 96003. Look for a black M sign on the window. Call Barb at 626-568-8827 or email at for more information.

Monday, September 11 – 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

The September board meeting will be held at Shari's Café, 960 Florin Road, 95831. From downtown Sacramento, take I-5 south to Florin Rd., West. Make a U-turn at the first light (Greenhaven Drive) and pull into the shopping center at the first entrance you come to. Shari's is immediately on the right. All Mensa Members are welcome to attend. Contact Dave Clark at 393-7111 or for information or agenda items.

Tuesday, September 12 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

Meet us at Hibachi Grill Sushi and Supreme Buffet, 7517 Watt Avenue, near Watt and Antelope. We'll be sitting at a large table about halfway back. Look for a Sacramensan or a yellow balloon. Call Kae Able for more information 916-991-4549.

cafe

Wednesday, September 13 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

This month we'll be meeting at Fish Face, 1104 R St #100, Sacramento, CA 95811, http://www.fishfacepokebar.com/. Fish Face serves poke bowls but at least one of the fish options is cooked, if you're not a raw fish fan (not to worry, vegans, tofu is an option). The "small" is a generous sized portion, so you can be very well fed for about $10.50. Call me if you are coming. Laure 916-470-1893.

Thursday, September 14 – 11:45 a.m.
Downtown Lunch Bunch

We meet at China Buffet every Thursday, 1402 Broadway, Sacramento 95818 916-930-0888. The restaurant is on the south side of Broadway between 14th and 15th Streets, near Tower Theater. Look for Ray Chan and a SacraMensan on the table. Call Ray for more information 916-421-3388.

Thursday, September 14 – 5:30 p.m.
Tulare/Kings @ Panera

Tulare-Kings Area Mensans will return to Panera Bread for our second-Thursday-of-the-month get-together, 4103 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, for coffee, bagels, pastries and/or dinner, as well as stimulating conversation. Questions? Contact Steve at (559) 280-9774 or .

dice

Saturday, September 16 – 7:00 p.m.
Sacramento Games Night

Love to play games? Games Night is returning; this time at the home of Lesley James and Pete Kosel. We don't have the selection of games that Rod Baker had, but there are cards, & cribbage board, dominoes, Rummikub and a variety of word games (Bananagrams, anyone?). If you have a favorite game, by all means bring it along. Coffee, tea and Italian sodas are provided. Bring a snack to share and a 50¢ activity fee. Non game players are welcome to come too. The address is 6780 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95831. Call Lesley at 916.761.0825 for directions or information.

breakfast buffet

Sunday, September 17 – 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
Elk's Breakfast

The Elks serve from 8:30-11:00 am. Our start time is 10:00 am with the hope that this will accommodate those who don't like to get up too early on Sunday and those who rise early to attend church. If, after a couple of months, attendance is poor the activity will cease. Come to the Elks around 10:00 am for a lovely variety of breakfast food, all you can eat, for $10.00. They are located at 6446 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, 95831. Questions? Call Sharrel at 916-803-6181.

Tuesday, September 19 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

Meet us at Hibachi Grill Sushi and Supreme Buffet, 7517 Watt Avenue, near Watt and Antelope. We'll be sitting at a large table about halfway back. Look for a Sacramensan or a yellow balloon. Call Kae Able for more information 916-991-4549.

books

Tuesday, September 19 – 7:30 p.m.
Classic Books

The Classic Book discussion group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 9021 Casals Street, #1, Contact Arianne Laidlaw for the reading selection, directions and information at 916-362-5131 or

Wednesday, September 20
Activities Deadline

If you would like to submit something for printing in the September SacraMensan, get it to Lesley James by September 20.

Thursday, September 21 – 11:45 a.m.
Downtown Lunch Bunch

We meet at China Buffet every Thursday, 1402 Broadway, Sacramento 95818 916-930-0888. The restaurant is on the south side of Broadway between 14th and 15th Streets, near Tower Theater. Look for Ray Chan and a SacraMensan on the table. Call Ray for more information 916-421-3388

Friday, September 22
Newsletter Deadline

If you would like to submit something for printing in the September SacraMensan, get it to the editor by September 14.

Saturday, September 23 – 7:00 p.m.
Delta Open House

For those of us living in the Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood, Pittsburg, Discovery Bay, Mountain House, and all the little towns in between, the Delta Open House is a time to get together with fellow Mensans without a lot of travelling. Enjoy the company of fellow Mensans out in the Delta. This month the event will be in Lakeshore at the home of Rich and Jennifer Storm Alves. This is a gated community so be prepared to tell the guard where you are going and show some ID. If you RSVP it will make the process at the gate easier as Jennifer will call your name into the guard. RSVPs appreciated but not required, text to Jennifer at 614-352-5227, you can also call at this number for directions. For info about upcoming events, call Judy at 714-356-4873. D, NS

Tuesday, September 26 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

Meet us at Hibachi Grill Sushi and Supreme Buffet, 7517 Watt Avenue, near Watt and Antelope. We'll be sitting at a large table about halfway back. Look for a Sacramensan or a yellow balloon. Call Kae Able for more information 916-991-4549.

Thursday, September 28 – 11:45 a.m.
Downtown Lunch Bunch

We meet at China Buffet every Thursday, 1402 Broadway, Sacramento 95818 916-930-0888. The restaurant is on the south side of Broadway between 14th and 15th Streets, near Tower Theater. Look for Ray Chan and a SacraMensan on the table. Call Ray for more information 916-421-3388

chopsticks

Saturday, September 26 – 1:00 p.m.
Stockton Last Saturday Lunch

Please join us for the Stockton Last Saturday Lunch which is held on the last Saturday of each month (which is sometimes the 5th Saturday). We meet at 1 p.m. at the New Yen Ching restaurant, located in Lincoln Center South between Rite Aid and Trader Joe's. For more information, please contact Terry Parker at 209-462-8173 or .

Check for last minute updates and changes at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MensaSacramento/ or "Sacramento Regional Mensa" on FaceBook. Now online: Look for us on MeetUp.com!

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