July 2017

4th of July

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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Wednesday, July 5 – 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, July 6 – 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, July 8 – 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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Monday, July – 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

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Tuesday, July 11 – 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, July 12
Activities Deadline

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

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Wednesday, July 12 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

We will be dining at Ink Eats and Drinks, 2730 N St, Sacramento, (916) 456-2800. Seems to me we met there once years and years and ages ago. Let's do it again. Specials on drinks, Wednesday is Whiskey day????? Activity Coordinator's note: The internet says this restaurant takes only cash, so you may want to be prepared. Menu has vegetarian and low carb selections! Call me, Laure, so I can reserve a table — 916-470-1893 All members welcomed.

Thursday, July 13 – 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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Thursday, July 13 – 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 .

Friday, July 14
Newsletter Deadline

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

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Saturday, July 15 – 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. In Sacramento. Call Lesley at 916.761.0825 for directions or information.

Tuesday, July 18 – 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, July 18 – 7:30 p.m.
Classic Books

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

Thursday, July 20 – 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, July 22 – 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. July 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, July 25 – 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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Thursday, July 27 – 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, July 28 – 5:00 p.m.
Delta Happy Hour Hunters

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 come when you can, we'll be waiting for you. This month we will meet at Buffalo Wild Wings, 6051 Lone Tree Way, 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

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Saturday, July 29 – 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, August 1 – 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 3 – 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

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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