December 2019

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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.

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Monday, December 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, December 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.

Santa

Wednesday, December 4 – 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, December 4 – 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

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Thursday, December 7 – 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

Tuesday, December 10 – 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, December 10 – 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

snowflakes

Thursday, December 12 – 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

Saturday, December 14 – 5:00 p.m.
Delta Holiday Pary

Happy Hour will be dark this month so that we can celebrate the winter solstice, Kwanza, Hanukah, Xmas and any other holiday that you prefer to celebrate in December with a holiday party. The festivities will be held at the Unger's house in Discovery Bay. Call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868 for more info. D, NS, PC

holly

Tuesday, December 17 – 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, December 17 – 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

candle

Wednesday, December 18 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

Let's meet at Anthony's Italian Cuisine Restaurant, 1518 W. El Camino Ave, Sacramento, 95833. This is a mom and pop style Italian restaurant complete with checkered tablecloths. Please let Laure know if you can make it so she will know what size table to reserve. 916-470-1893.

Wednesday, December 18 – 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

activities deadline

Wednesday, December 19 – 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.

snowman

Wednesday, December 20 – 4:30 p.m.
Sacramento Day After Hump Day Happy Hour

This month circumstances force us to switch it up a little and have happy hour on the day after hump day, otherwise known as Thursday. Join us for a mid-week gathering at Buckhorn Grill, 400 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825. 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.

star of David

Thursday, December 19 – 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, December 20
Newsletter Deadline

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

stocking

Saturday, December 21 – 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. Call Lesley at (916) 761-0825 for directions or information.

happy Hanukkah

Sunday, December 22
Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah

Santa

Tuesday, December 24 – 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.

Christmas Tree

Wednesday, December 25
Christmas Day

Happy Kwanzaa

Thursday, December 26 – 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

wreath

Tuesday, December 31 – 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.

Peace on Earth