December 2017

candle in the window

All activities in Sacramento unless otherwise noted.

Under 30 Group
New in Sacramento

Jennifer Chandler is facilitating a new group, officially called the Sacramento Regional Mensa Under 30 group. Check for conversation and activities on the Facebook page www.facebook.com/groups/230504457053347/ It's a closed group so people will have to request to join.

STEM video for young women

tree

Monday, December 4 – 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

The December 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.

candles

Tuesday, December 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.

tree

Wednesday, December 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,

candy cane

Thursday, December 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

christmas

Saturday, December 9 – 6:00 p.m.
Redding Dinner Night

Angelo's Pizza Parlor closed so we are meeting on the second Saturday of each month at Hometown Buffet. 1380 Churn Creek Road, Redding, CA. Call Jerry at 530-241-8525 or email at for more information.

snowman

Saturday, December 9 – 7:00 p.m.
Delta Open House

The Delta Open House is designed especially for those living further east than East Bay . All of us from Livermore to Stockton to Rio Vista and of course Tracy, Antioch, Brentwood, Pittsburg, Oakley, Discovery Bay, Mountain House, and all the little towns in between. This month we are having the event early so as not to conflict with the holidays and coincide with the Discovery Bay Lighted Boat Parade. Please note the parade will not be coming past the house this year, so we will give those that want to see it a ride out in our boat to the mouth of the bay. The address is in Discovery Bay. Food and drinks will be provided. RSVPs requested but not required to For more info or directions, call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868 D, NS, PC, RSE 4 Sa

Menorah to start Hanukah

Tuesday, December 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.

sleigh

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

We will be dining at Sawasdee Thai Restaurant, 1830 J St. Call me, Laure, 916.470.1893.

snowman

Wednesday, December 13th, 9:00 pm
Activities Deadline

Please send your activities for next month to our activities coordinator before the deadline.

holly

Thursday, December 14 – 11:45 am
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

wreath

Friday, December 15, 9:00 pm
Newsletter Deadline

Please send your activities for next month to our newsletter editor before the deadline.

candle

Saturday, December 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. Call Lesley at 916.761.0825 for directions or information.

santa and sleigh

Tuesday, December 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.

santa and deer

Tuesday, December 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

Star of David

Tuesday, December 20
Last Night of Hanukah

red stocking

Thursday, December 21 – 11:45 am
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

Christmas Tree

Monday, December 25
Merry Christmas

Christmas Day

Kwanzaa

Tuesday, December 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.

pine cone

Thursday, December 28 – 11:45 am
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

winter scene

Saturday, December 30 – 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 .

new year

Monday, January 1 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
New Years Open House

Drop in for a bit or settle in for the afternoon - it's up to you! Welcome the first day of the new year at the home of Lesley James and Peter Kosel. You don't need to bring anything unless you're a beer drinker - food, wine, coffee, tea & Italian sodas will be plentiful. Well-behaved and supervised children are welcome. Call (916)761-0825 for more information or directions.

hug someone

Tuesday, January 2 – 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.

snowflakes

Thursday, January 4 – 11:45 am
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

Check for last minute updates and changes at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MensaSacramento/

Peace on Earth