February 2020

Valentine's Day

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

Monday, February 3 – 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, February 4 – 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, February 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, February 6 – 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, February 7 – 5:00 p.m.
Delta Happy Hour Hunters

Note: the second Friday is Valentine's Day so the event has been moved to the first Friday. 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 BJ's Brewhouse. 2365 Sand Creek Road, 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

Sunday, February 9 – 1:00 p.m.
RG Planning Committee

Yes! After a multi-year hiatus, there will be an RG in 2020! We are going to need lots of help! If you have never helped plan an RG before, don't worry; most of us haven't either! This is our chance to learn and have fun at the same time. This will be the second planning session. We need ideas regarding programs, themes, and venue. But most of all, we need your enthusiasm! Join Lesley, at her house in Sacramento. Call 916-761-0825 for more information or directions.

Tuesday, February 11 – 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, February 11 – 6:45 p.m.
Sacramento Trivia Night

New day and pub! Let's put our trivia knowledge to the test. Join your fellow Densans at 19 Handles Pub & Grill, 4235 Arden Way, Sacramento. They offer a full menu and have plenty of off-street parking. The game starts at 7:00. Limit of 6 people per team. Let me know you're coming! Text or email Sandra, 916-598-6522 or

candle light

Wednesday, February 12 – 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 Join us at 6:30 so we can secure a table and get food. Trivia starts at 7:00. 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

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

Let's meet at The Tower Caf´, 1518 Broadway, Sacramento, 95818. 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, February 12 – 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.

Thursday, February 13 – 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, February 14
Valentine's Day

Friday, February 14
Newsletter Deadline

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

cards

Saturday, February 15 – 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. Call Lesley at (916) 761-0825 for address and directions or information.

Sunday, February 16 – 6:00 p.m.
New Members Party

It's time to welcome our new members! This gathering will be at the home of Carol Ellison in Rocklin. Please call Carol for the address and/ or directions (916) 652-0730. New members just bring yourself. Drinks and snacks will be provided by existing members (notice I did not refer to us as old members). Existing members, please bring a snack to share and/or a beverage.

Tuesday, February 18 – 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.

Tuesday, February 18 – 5:30 p.m.
Trivia Night in Visalia

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

Tuesday, February 18 – 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, February 19 – 4:30 p.m.
Sacramento Hump Day Happy Hour

Join us for a mid-week gathering at Mas Taco Bar, 3535 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, 95864. 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.

Thursday, February 20 – 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

chop sticks

Tuesday, February 25 – 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, February 26 – 6:30 p.m.
Delta Trivia Night in Brentwood

Trivia Night has been so successful that we decided to go for 2 nights a month Sand Creek Pub in Brentwood has a lively trivia night every Wednesday. Join us at 6:30 so we can secure a table and get food. Trivia starts at 7:00 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

winter scene

Thursday, February 27 – 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

Peace on Earth

March 2020

Monday, March 2 – 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, March 3 – 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, March 5 – 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

snowman hug