October 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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Monday, October 1 – 7:00 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 2018 Board meetings are usually held on the first Monday of each month at the Reiger's home. All Mensa Members are welcome to attend 916-456-4595.

Tuesday, October 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.

Wednesday, October 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, acybrarian@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 3 – 6:30 p.m.
Chico Area Mensans

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at the 220 Club in the Hotel Diamond, 220 W. 4th Street, Chico. Join us for conversation and/or drinks and dinner. Check out our Meet Up page (Chico Area Mensa.) For more information contact Elaine Edwards 530-228-0860

Thursday, October 4 – 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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Tuesday, October 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.

Tuesday, October 9 – 6:00 p.m.
All you can Eat Pizza

Join us at Round Table Pizza, 398 Florin Rd. (Near Riverside Blvd.) for all-you-can-eat pizza and salad bar. Cost per person is around $8 to $9 for adults; soft drinks are no charge for seniors. It's a good variety of fresh hot pizzas and an appealing salad bar. If you have questions, please call Debra 916-698-8131.

Thursday, October 11 – 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, October 12 – 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, just let us know you're coming, we'll be waiting for you. u. This month we will meet at Zephyr Bar and Grill, 613 1st Street, Brentwood, CA. 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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Saturday, October 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, October 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.

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Tuesday, October 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. of a reading for the next month in time to add it to the Sacramensan. 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 17 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

We're eating at Drunken Noodle, 2502 J Street, Midtown Sacramento. Call or text me if you plan to come so we can save table space, Laure 916-470-1893.

activities deadline

Wednesday, October 17 – 9:00 p.m.
Activities Deadline

Please send your activities for next month to our new activities coordinator, Ann Barton before the deadline.

Thursday, October 18 – 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, October 19, 9:00 p.m.
Newsletter Deadline

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

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Sunday, October 21, 11:00 a.m.
Lunch and Wine Tasting

Buffet pasta lunch at Bella Piazza includes at least two pastas, two salads, roasted potatoes, fresh vegetables and home-made bread. Sticker price is about $12, but we have free admissions for the first 2 who RSVP. We will meet at Bella Piazza, 19900 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth, 209-245-4600, www.bellapiazzawinery. com. We'll stop at a couple of other wineries afterwards as the spirit moves us. If you RSVP, I'll know to look for you, and if you want to carpool let me know: Leonore Proctor

Tuesday, October 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.

Wednesday, September 24 – 4:30 p.m.until 6:30 p.m.
Sacramento Happy Hour

Join us for a midweek happy hour at Zocalo, 466 Howe Ave, Sacramento, 95825. They have appetizers and drink specials ranging from $5 to $8. Look for a SacraMensan on the table. Call or text Ann Barton at 916-747-1538 or email at if you have any questions.

Thursday, October 25 – 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, September 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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Sunday, October 28 – 5:00 p.m. until 8:0 p.m
New Members Halloween Party

A family friendly pre-Halloween party for new members, old members, and all other members! Please join us at Debra and John Reiger's home (check the roster or call 916-456-4595 for address). You are welcome to bring your significant other, kids, parents, etc. If you are a new member, there is no need to bring food or beverages, just yourself. Other members, please bring a food or beverage item to share. Costumes are welcome. If you have any questions, please call Debra, 916-698-8131.

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