October 2021

Fall

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.

STEM video for young women

October 2021

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

Our board meetings are held on the first Monday of each month via Zoom. The ZOOM Board meeting will be held at 6:30 pm. Phone for meeting info Debra or 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 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. Call the restaurant at 916-621-3488 before attending to verify they are open.

Tuesday, October 12 – 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. Call the restaurant at 916-621-3488 before attending to verify they are open.

Tuesday, October 19 – 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. Call the restaurant at 916-621-3488 before attending to verify they are open.

Tuesday, October 19 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

Yes,Tuesday! We will be dining at Chaat Kafe, 2721 Del Paso Rd., Suite 100, 95835, (916)419-9200. You can access their menu on their website: chaatkafesac.com Let Laure know if you can make it so she will know what size table to reserve. Call or text Laure before attending to verify the event is still taking place. 916-470-1893.

Tuesday, October 19 – 7:00 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 . If you send Arianne your email address, she will notify you of the reading selection each month in advance. Call or email Arianne before attending to verify the discussion group will still meet this month.

activities deadline

Wednesday, midmonth 9:00 p.m.
Activities Deadline

Please send your activities for next month to our new activities coordinator, Lesley James, text or call 916-761-0825 or email before the deadline.

Friday, midmonth
Newsletter Deadline

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

Tuesday, October 26 – 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. Call the restaurant at 916-621-3488 before attending to verify they are open.

Friday, October 29 – 10:00 a.m.
Mensa Testing

October is national Mensa membership month and people who register and take the admission test get half off in October! Sacramento Mensa will be holding a local testing session for admission to American Mensa in Rancho Cordova. The regular test takes about 2 hours beginning at 1):15 am. The culture fair test for those whose native language is NOT English will begin at 12:45 pm and takes about 1 hour. Please share this with friends, coworkers and family. For the testing sessions listed above, you must sign up and pay in advance on the national Mensa website at https://us.mensa.org
Location: Rancho Cordova City Hall 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
The tests will be held in a public building in Rancho Cordova. Face masks are required for admission to the building. Temperatures will be taken, so please do NOT attend if you have a fever. Hand sanitizer will be provided and test-takers will be seated individually at a desk. There are bathrooms in the building but no drinking fountains available. Please bring your own water in a non-spill container. Please arrive 15 minutes before the exam time to get registered and setup for the test. Do not bring or leave valuable items sitting visible in your car. I have no control over the room temperature, so please bring a light sweater or jacket, just in case it is cold. Please park in front of the building and do NOT leave valuables visible in your car. You may email the proctor, Professor Sandy Feder, with any questions you have at:

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