October 2019

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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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October 2019

Tuesday, October 1 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

We meet every Tuesday at Sakura Buffet, 2344 Watt Ave. This is a new location for the Northside Lunch Bunch. There is no official coordinator of this event yet but everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

Wednesday, October 2 – 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,

Wednesday, October 2 – 6:30 p.m.
Delta Trivia Night

Sand Creek Pub in Brentwood has a lively trivia night every Wednesday. Join us at 6:30 to form a team at Sand Creek Pub 50 Sand Creek Road Suite 30 Brentwood, CA 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

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Thursday, October 3 – NOON
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, October 7 – 6:30 p.m.
Board Meeting

The Board meeting will be held at the home of Debra and John Reiger, call for address and directions 916-456-4595. Contact Debra for information or agenda items. The Board meetings are usually held on the first Monday of each month at the Reiger's home. All members are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, October 8 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

We meet every Tuesday at Sakura Buffet, 2344 Watt Ave. This is a new location for the Northside Lunch Bunch. There is no official coordinator of this event yet but everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

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Wednesday, October 9 – 6:30 p.m.
Trivia at The Field House

New day and pub! Let's put our trivia knowledge to the test. Join your fellow Densans at the Field House American Sports Pub, 1310 Fulton Ave., Sacramento. There's plenty of off-street parking. The game starts at 7:00. Let me know you're coming! Text or email Sandra, 916-598-6522 or

Thursday, October 10 – NOON
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, October 12 – 7:00 p.m.
Roseville Gathering

Our October gathering will be at the home of Dr. Carol Ellison, certified sex therapist, who will share her experiences writing her book, Women's Sexualities. Generations of Women Share Intimate Secrets of Sexual Self-Acceptance (2000), and what she has learned in 40+ years doing intimacy-based sex therapy. Email Carol at for her address because space is limited. Let us know if you can contribute wine and/or an appetizer.

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Tuesday, October 15 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

We meet every Tuesday at Sakura Buffet, 2344 Watt Ave. This is a new location for the Northside Lunch Bunch. There is no official coordinator of this event yet but everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

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Tuesday, October 15 – 7:30 p.m.
Classic Books

The Classic Book discussion group meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Would any of you who would like to be added to the Classic Books email list send me your email address? I always get the reading to them in time to read it before we meet.
Contact Arianne Laidlaw for the reading selection, directions and information at 916-362-5131 or

Wednesday, October 16 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

Let's meet at one of our favorites, Bombay Indian Restaurant, 1315 21st Steet, Sacramento, CA 95811. Please let Laure know if you can make it so she will know what size table to reserve. 916-470-1893.

activities deadline

Wednesday, October 16 – 9:00 p.m.
Activities Deadline

Please send your activities for next month to our new activities coordinator, Ann Barton at 916-747-1538 or email before the deadline.

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Thursday, October 17 – NOON
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, October 18 – 5:00 p.m.
Delta Happy Hour Hunters

Please note we will be meeting on the third Friday this month Celebrate the end of the work week 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 Hillcrest Restaurant and Taphouse, 2709 Hillcrest Ave, Antioch, CA 94531 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

Friday, October 18
Newsletter Deadline

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

Play cards

Saturday, October 19 – 7:00 p.m.
Sacramento Games Night

3rd Saturday Games Night is at the home of Lesley James. We don't have a huge selection of games, but there are several card games, regular and Pinochle playing cards, a cribbage board, dominoes, Rummikub, and a variety of word games. If you have a favorite game, bring it along. Coffee, tea and Italian sodas are provided. Bring a snack to share. Non-game players are welcome to come, too. The address is in Sacramento. Call Lesley at (916) 761-0825 for directions or information.

Sunday, October 20 – 3:00 p.m.
Brew Pub

Let's celebrate Octoberfest at Urban Roots Brewery and Smokehouse, 1322 V Street, Sacramento, CA 95818. They serve a variety of housemade beers and hearty BBQ fare. Call or text Ann Barton at 916-747-1538 or

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Tuesday, October 22 – 11:00 a.m.
Northside Lunch Bunch

We meet every Tuesday at Sakura Buffet, 2344 Watt Ave. This is a new location for the Northside Lunch Bunch. There is no official coordinator of this event yet but everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

Thursday, October 24 – NOON
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, October 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 .

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

We meet every Tuesday at Sakura Buffet, 2344 Watt Ave. This is a new location for the Northside Lunch Bunch. There is no official coordinator of this event yet but everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there. Look for a Sacramensan or a yellow balloon.

Tuesday, October 29 – 5:30 p.m.
Tulare / Kings Trivia Night

Tulare-Kings Area Mensans will gather at The Planing Mill, 778 E. Center Ave., Visalia, for pizza and to compete in the King Trivia Contest that begins at 6 p.m. Questions? Contact Steve at (559) 280-9774 or

Wednesday, October 30 – 4:30 p.m.
Sacramento Hump Day Happy Hour

Join us for a mid-week gathering at one of our favorites, Zocalo in University Village, 466 Howe Ave Sacramento, 95825. They offer discounted food and drinks during happy hour. Look for a SacraMensan on the table. Text or call Ann Barton at 916-747-1538, or email for questions. Look for a SacraMensan on table.

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Thursday, October 31 – NOON
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

November 2019

Monday, November 4 – 6:30 p.m.
Board Meeting

The Board meeting will be held at the home of Debra and John Reiger, call for address and directions 916-456-4595. Contact Debra for information or agenda items. The Board meetings are usually held on the first Monday of each month at the Reiger's home. All members are welcome to attend.

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

We meet every Tuesday at Sakura Buffet, 2344 Watt Ave. This is a new location for the Northside Lunch Bunch. There is no official coordinator of this event yet but everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

Thursday, November 7 – NOON
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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