January 2018

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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, 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. 6780 Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento, 95831. Call (916)761-0825 for more information or directions.

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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

Wednesday, January 3 – 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, 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

Peace on Earth

Monday, January 8 – 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

The January 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, January 9 – 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, January 10 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

We'll be dining at The Red Rabbit Kitchen and Bar, 2718 J Street, 95816. Vegan entrée available. Call me, Laure, 916.470.1893, if you are coming.

Thursday, January 11 – 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

Friday, January 12 – 5:00 pm
Delta Happy Hour Hunters

Celebrate the end of the workweek and relax with friendly conversation, happy hour food and drinks. If you can't make it at 5:00, just let us know you're coming, we'll be waiting for you. This month we will meet at Vine and Grain at The Streets of Brentwood, 2475 Sand Creek Rd, Suite 112, Brentwood 94513 Look for our "Welcome Owl". Call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868 for more info. NC, PC, RSE 2 Fr

christmas

Saturday, January 13 – 6:00 p.m.
Redding Hometown Buffet

We meet on the second Saturday of each month at Hometown Buffet, 1380 Churn Creek Road, Redding. Call Jerry at 530-241-8525 or email at for more information.

Tuesday, January 16 – 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.

Tuesday, January 16 – 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, January 17th, 9:00 pm
Activities Deadline

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

Thursday, January 18 – 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

Friday, January 19, 9:00 pm
Newsletter Deadline

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

Saturday, January 20 – 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.

Tuesday, January 23 – 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, January 25 – 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

Saturday, January 27 – 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 .

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Saturday, January 27 – 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 4885 South Point, 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

Tuesday, January 30 – 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, February 1 – 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

Kwanzaa

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

Peace on Earth