March 2019

St Patrick'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

umbrellas and boots

Tuesday, February 26 – 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, February 28 – 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

Monday, March 4 – 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, March 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.

Wednesday, March 6 – 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,

spring bird

Wednesday, March 6 – 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, March 7 – 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, March 8 – 5:00 p.m.
Delta Happy Hour Hunters

CANCELLED

Look for our "Welcome Owl". Call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868 for more information. NC, PC, RSE 2 Fr

Saturday, March 9 – 6:00 p.m.
Redding Hometown Buffet

We meet on the second Saturday of each month at Hometown Buffet, 1380 Churn Creek Road, Redding. Contact Jerry Hurley at (530) 241-8525 or Email him at for more information.

Tuesday, March 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.

shamrock

Wednesday, March 13 – 4:30 p.m.
Sacramento Hump Day Happy Hour

Join us for a mid-week gathering at Wildwood Kitchen and Bar, 556 Pavilions Lane, Sacramento, CA (inside Pavilions Shopping Center). 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.

Wednesday, March 13 – 4:30 p.m.
Trivia Night

Tulare-Kings Area Mensans will return to Fatte Albert's Pizza Co., 110 E. 7th St., Hanford, for pizza and to compete in the weekly King Trivia Contest that begins at 6:30 p.m. Questions? Contact Steve at (559) 280-9774 or Email tularekingsmensans@yahoo.com.

activities deadline

Wednesday, March 13 – 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, March 14 – 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, March 15
Newsletter Deadline

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

Play cards

Friday, March 16 – 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. The address is in Sacramento, CA 95831. Call Lesley at (916) 761-0825 for directions or information.

Tuesday, March 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.

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Tuesday, March 19 – 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, March 20 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

This month there is a special Friends of Food at China Buffet, 1402 Broadway, Sacramento, CA. This will be a celebration of Laure's sister Carole, who loved Chinese/Asian buffets. Please let Laure know if you can make it, 916-470-1893.

umbrella

Thursday, March 21 – 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, March 21 – 6:30 p.m.
Science and Society Discussion

The Woodland Public Library holds a Science & Society Discussion Series with monthly talks by Sacramento and Yolo County experts. Our group meets for that discussion and then moves to either Uvaggio Wine Bar or the Blue Note micro brewery to continue the discussion or to move on to new topics. The discussion group is held at the Woodland Public Library Leake Room, 250 1st Street 6:30 to 8:30. For questions, contact Richard DeLiberty at Scheduled topic: Dr. Katheryn Russ, PhD: Recent Developments in U.S. Trade Policy: Who Wins, Who Loses?

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Sunday, March 24 – 3:00 p.m.
Brew Pub

This month we will try Porchlight Brewing, 866 57th Street in East Sacramento. There may be a food truck there that day but they don't have their schedule out yet. Look for a SacraMensan on the table. Contact Ann Barton by texting or calling 916-747-1538 if you have any questions. Or Email: .

Tuesday, March 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.

Thursday, March 28 – 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, March 30 – 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 .

Tuesday, April 2 – 1:00 p.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, April 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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