June 2017

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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.

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Thursday, June 1 – 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.

Monday, June 5 – 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

As a change of pace, the June 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, June 6 – 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, June 7 – 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, .

Thursday, June 8 – 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, June 8 – 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 .

Saturday, June 10 – 6:00 p.m.
Redding Pizza Night

We meet on the second Saturday of each month at Angelo's Pizza Parlor, 1774 California Street, Redding 96001, 530-246-9200. Located in the Foundry Square Shopping Plaza near the intersection of California and Placer Streets. We will be in the small Board Room, look for a black M sign on the window. Call Barb at 626-568-8827 or email at for more information.

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Sunday, June 11 – 1:30 p.m.
Auto Museum Tour

Join your fellow Mensans for a guided tour of the California Auto Museum, 2200 Front Street, Sacramento (across from the Front Street Animal Shelter). Our guide for the tour will be John Headlee who is not only an auto museum docent but a fellow Mensan. Admission is $10 for adults and $9 for seniors. Sacramento is fortunate to have this great car collection representing vehicles from the early days (the brass era) up to today's alternate fuel vehicles. Everyone is welcome, bring your family and friends. For more information, or to RSVP, contact John Reiger at 916-456-4595 or for more information.

Tuesday, June 13 – 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, June 14
Activities Deadline

If you would like to submit something for printing in the June SacraMensan, get it to Lesley James by June 14.

Wednesday, June 14 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

join us at the Thai Palace, 3262 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816, (916) 447-5353. There is a parking lot in the back! Call me, Laure, so I can reserve a table — 916-470-1893 All members welcomed.

Thursday, June 15 – 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

Wednesday, June 16
Newsletter Deadline

If you would like to submit something for printing in the June SacraMensan, get it to the editor by June 16.

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Saturday, June 17 – 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. Sacramento address. Call Lesley at 916.761.0825 for directions or information.

Tuesday, June 20 – 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.

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Tuesday, June 20 – 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, June 21 – 7:00 p.m.
Tulare/Kings Speaker's Forum

"Think Tanks" will be the subject of a presentation by Roger M. Story, who assembled the Story Think Tank in Fresno to focus on the challenges facing the Central Valley. The talk will be held at the Arts Consortium, 300 E. Oak Ave., Visalia. Questions? Contact Steve Pastis at (559) 280-9774 or .

Thursday, June 22 – 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

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Saturday, June 24 – 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 .

Saturday, June 24 – 7:00 p.m.
Delta Open House Side

For those of us living in the Antioch, Brentwood, Pittsburgh, Discovery Bay, Mountain House, Stockton and all the little towns in between, we'd like to have some events that don't require a lot of travel. This is our second Open House, we hope to make it a monthly event on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Enjoy the company of fellow Mensans out in the Delta. Event is free!!! Come hungry because we will be serving enough goodies to serve as your dinner. Help us reach critical mass for a regular gathering. June in Brentwood! Call Judy Unger 714-356-4873, or Bernie Unger 714-356-4868 for details/directions. RSVP would be appreciated (but not required) just so we can get an idea. D, NS

Tuesday, June 27 – 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, June 29 – 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

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Friday, June 30 – 5:00 p.m.
Delta Happy Hour Hunters

Celebrate the end of the work week and relax with friendly converation, happy hour food and drinks. This month we will meet at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, the streets of Brentwood, 2365 Sand Creek Rd, Brentwood, CA 94513. Call Judy at (714) 356-4873 or Bernie at (714) 356-4868 for more info.

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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