August 2017

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All activities in Sacramento unless otherwise noted.

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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.

Wednesday, August 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, .

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.

Saturday, August 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Shakespeare in the Park in Winters

Showtime is 8 p.m. 201 Railroad, Winters. Go to winterstheatre.org for tickets but it's only $5 and it's at the amphitheater behind the community center so walk-ins are ok. Bring a lawn chair (and some wine), some goodies are sold. The play is "Twelfth Night". Yours truly (Laure Olson) is directing (not in it it's harrowing enough, thank you very much). Applaud a lot. 520-795-4014.

Monday, August 7 – 7:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

As a change of pace, the August 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, August 8 – 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 10 – 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.

Thursday, August 10 – 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 .

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Saturday, August 12 – 6:00 p.m.
Redding Pizza Night

Angelo's Pizza Parlor closed so we are meeting at Hometown Buffet. 1020 Yogi Ct., Redding, CA 96003. Look for a black M sign on the window. Call Barb at 626-568-8827 or email at for more information.

Tuesday, August 15 – 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, August 15 – 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

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

Let's try Chita's Mexican Grill, 2019 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95811. As always, call if you are coming. Call me, Laure, so I can reserve a table — 916-470-1893 All members welcomed.

Wednesday, August 16
Activities Deadline

If you would like to submit something for printing in the August SacraMensan, get it to Lesley James by August 16.

Thursday, August 17 – 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, August 14
Newsletter Deadline

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

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Saturday, August 19 – 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, August 22 – 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 24 – 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, August 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 .

Saturday, August 26 – 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. August 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, August 29 – 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 31 – 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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