November 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.

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Thursday, November 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

Saturday, November 3 – 7:00 p.m.
Mary Youngblood Concert

She has received two Grammys for her Native American flute. Her haunting music is liquid poetry, a prayer. B Street Theater at The Sofia 2700 Capitol Avenue, 916-443-5300, bstreettheater.org, tickets are $40. Let me know if you will be joining us. Leonore, or 916-395-7311

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Monday, November 5 – 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, November 6 – 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, November 6 – 7:00 a.m.
Leo Kottke Concert

A few years ago, a group of SRMers went to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and some of us did a side trip to the Jacksonville Music Festival to hear Leo Kottke. Close your eyes with Leo and his 12 string on stage, and you'd swear there were 2 or 3 guitarists playing. He has two Grammy nominations and a Doctorate in Music Performance. Join us at B Street 2700 Capitol Avenue, 916-443-5300, bstreettheater.org, tickets are $55 and worth every penny. Contact Leonore if you want to meet up with the group, or 916-395-7311

Wednesday, November 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,

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Wednesday, November 7 – 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, November 8 – 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, November 9 – 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 .Black Angus Steakhouse, 2355 Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Look for our "Welcome Owl". Call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868 RSVP requested by Thursday 11/8 so we have an idea how big a table to reserve. NC, PC, RSE 2 Fr ***Also, Save the Date: December 8, 7:00 p.m. Lighted Boat Parade Join in the fun watching Discovery Bay's Lighted Boat Parade from the Unger's deck or the warmth of the living room. Come hungry, we will be providing enough food to serve as your dinner. Mensans and guests are welcome. The event will be held at the Unger's house,in Discovery Bay, CA 94505. Please RSVP so we know how much food to get: . For more information call Judy at 714-356-4873 or Bernie at 714-356-4868.

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Saturday, November 10 – 4:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Amador Arts Winefest

Carpool with the "Wine SIG" to Sutter Creek and taste the wines of Amador County. Wine and dessert tasting will be done in the unique Sutter Creek shops. There will be live music, art to view, and a huge silent auction. Advance tickets are $40 at amadorarts.org or call: 209-267-9038. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Amador Arts Community. Let me know if you want to join the carpool caravan or meet us there. Leonore or 916-395-7311

Saturday, November 10 – 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, November 13 – 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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Wednesday, November 14 – 9:00 p.m.
Activities Deadline

Please send your activities for next month to our new activities coordinator, Ann Barton before the deadline.

Thursday, November 15 – 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, November 16 – 7:30 a.m.
Theater Night

Join us for an evening at the Winters Community Theater in Winters, CA. This is the gala opening of the classic holiday production of "It's a Wonderful Life". Laure will be part of the cast. 201 Railroad Ave. Winters, CA.

Friday, November 16
Newsletter Deadline

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

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Friday, November 16-18 – 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
River City Quilt Show

Friday through Sunday, November 16-18 10 am-5 pm River City Quilt Show $10 for all three days, I'll be going Friday afternoon and Saturday, join me. If you like needlework of any kind, you'll enjoy seeing these masterpieces. Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street, more info at: http://www.rivercityquilters.org/quilt-show.html http://www.rivercityquilters.org/quilt-show.html> If you want to meet up at the show, let me know. Leonore or 916-395-7311

Monday, November 19 – 6:30 p.m.
Friends of Food

We're eating at Ju Hachi, 1730 S Street, 95811, Midtown Sacramento. Call or text me if you plan to come so we can save table space, Laure 916-470-1893.

Tuesday, November 20 – 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, November 20 – 7:30 p.m.
Classic Books

The Classic Book discussion group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 9021 Casals Street, #1. 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

thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22 – 2:00 p.m.
Orphan's Thanksgiving

Everyone should have someone to share Thanksgiving with. If you'll be on your own or just a couple on Thanksgiving, we'd love to have you join us. Bring your beverage of choice and a dish to share. I will make the "core" meal – turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy. You bring the dish that most says "Thanksgiving" in your family. Come even if you forget to RSVP, but it would be helpful if you could give me a call me by Friday, November 20th, if think you will be coming so I know how big of a turkey to buy: Lesley James, (916) 761-0825.Call for the address.

Saturday, November 29 – 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, November 27 – 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, November 29 – 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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