May 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.

STEM video for young women

hearts in tree

Tuesday, May 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, May 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,

Wednesday, May 2 – 6:30 p.m.
Chico Area Mensans

Chico Area Mensans - join us for conversation, and/or drinks and dinner. We meet the first Wednesday of the month at the 220 Club in the Hotel Diamond, 220 W. 4th St. Chico. Please join us on our meetup page (Chico Area Mensa). See you soon. For more information: Elaine Edwards, 530-228-0860.

Thursday, May 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

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Saturday, May 5 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Brentwood Rocks Music/ Bowling Night

Brentwood Rocks – Music and Bowling night Join us for a fun night of bowling with music, you can upload your own songs. Total cost is $11/person including shoes and bowling! Harvest Park Bowl 5000 Balfour Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. RSVP is required so that we know how many lanes to reserve - dwight.shackelford@gmail.com PC, NS. WBC

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

The board meeting is at the home of Debra and John Reiger. Call her for address and directions 916-456-4595. for information or agenda items.

Tuesday, May 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.

pizza

Tuesday, May 8 – 6:00 p.m.
All you can Eat Pizza

Let's meet at Round Table at 398 Florin Road at the corner of Riverside Blvd. Including tax the cost is approx. $8. If you are a senior, the soft drink is free. If not, I may have a coupon for a free drink. Any questions, please call Sharrel at (916) 803-6181.

Thursday, May 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, May 10 – 5:30 p.m.
Tulare - Kings Panera

Tulare-Kings Area Mensans will return to Panera Bread, 4103 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, for coffee, bagels, pastries, dinner and stimulating conversation. Questions? Contact Steve at (559) 280-9774 or .

Friday, May 11 – 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. This month we will meet at Sand Creek Pub, specializing in beer and crepes! 50 Sand Creek Rd. Ste 30 Brentwood, California 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

hearts in tree

Saturday, May 12 – 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, May 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.

Tuesday, May 15 – 7:30 p.m.
Classic Books

The Classic Book discussion group meets on the third Tuesday of each month. 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, May 16 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

Join us for Friends of Food at Queen of Sheba for Ethiopian food — no costume required. If you've never tried Ethiopian, now is your chance, it's quite delicious! This restaurant is a great choice for vegetarians, as there are many vegetarian and vegan choices on the menu. The address is 1704 Broadway, Sacramento; (916) 446-1223. Call Laure if you plan on coming: (916) 470-1893.

activities deadline

Wednesday, May 16 – 9:00 p.m.
Activities Deadline

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

Thursday, May 17 – 11:45 am
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, May 18, 9:00 p.m.
Newsletter Deadline

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

play games

Saturday, May 19 – 7:00 p.m.
Sacramento Games Night

Love to play games? Games Night is returning; this time at the home of Lesley James. 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. Held in Sacramento. Call Lesley at 916.761.0825 for directions or information.

Saturday, May 19 – 7:00 p.m.
Delta Open House

For those of us living east of East Bay, the Delta Open House is on the 4th Saturday of each month. Enjoy the company of fellow Mensans out in the Delta. This Saturday will be a special treat as Steve and Marianne will be providing games from Pictionary to Cards against Humanity to board games for us to play. Come to play or socialize. The event will be at 1010 Meadow Brook Dr. in Brentwood. Refreshments will be served. RSVP requested to Marianne at . For more info or directions, For info about upcoming events, call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868 DC, NS, PC, RSE 4 Sa

Sunday, May 20 – 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Elks' Breakfast

The Elks serve from 8:30-11:00 am. Our start time is 10:00 am with the hope that this will accommodate those who don't like to get up too early on Sunday and those who rise early to attend church. If, after a couple of months, attendance is poor the activity will cease. Come to the Elks around 10:00 am for a lovely variety of breakfast food, all you can eat, for $10.00. They are located at 6446 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, 95831. Questions? Call John Headlee at (916)391-5266 or email him at

Tuesday, May 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, May 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

red rose

Saturday, May 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 .

Tuesday, May 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, June 1 – 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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Check for last minute updates and changes at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MensaSacramento/