Sept. 17, Saturday, 6:30 PM; SLAM Monthly Meeting: Brentwood Community Center at 2505 S. Brentwood, Brentwood, MO 63144. Topic: Oil production. We have the room from 6:30 – 9:00 and the speaker will start around 7:00. Contact Angie Doering with any questions.
Sept. 22, Thursday, 11:30 AM; Mid-County Lunch Bunch: Going nearer to the City this week at City Diner at the Fox – 541 North Grand Blvd. (HA)
Sept. 22 , Thursday, 8:00 PM; The GaySig: To celebrate and welcome the fall season, the GaySig will have a Black Tie Ball on Thursday, September 22, 2016, when the fall season begins with dancing from 8:00 pm until 11:30 pm at which time a midnight supper will be served. Depending upon the number of attendees, cost per person will be in the $200 range.
Sept. 24, Saturday, 10:00 AM; Fourth Free (of charge) Saturday: Confluence of the Missouri and the Mississippi, led by Jim Davis! Take I270 and Illinois 3 (north). The Cahokia Diversion Canal flows into the river; just south is Lewis and Clark State Memorial Park; just north is Confluence Tower, a road and what looks like a parking lot. Total distance is about 300 yards along the shore. The group sets out promptly, so call Jim at 314-482-3728 to catch the group if you need to. NP;NS, WBC, dress for the weather and activity.
Sept. 24, Saturday, 6:00 PM (NOTE: earlier start time!); Dinner SIG: The Preston at Chase Park Plaza – 212 N. Kingshighway Blvd. There’s a limit of 6 on this one. (Dang…I’m coming across more of these!)
Sept. 27, Tuesday, 6:30 PM; Foreign Cuisine Family SIG: We are once again going to knock out THREE letters at one restaurant, as we do East African / Eritrean / Ethiopian at Merhaba, 6665 Olive Blvd (formerly Queen of Sheba) in University City. All ages welcomed & encouraged. RSVP required. If more than just you, please let me know how many. I need to have a number to tell the restaurant when I make the reservations. Facebook page for Foreign Cuisine Family SIG: www.facebook.com/groups/436418993050611/ .
Oct. 1, Saturday, 11:30 AM; Foreign Cuisine Family SIG: Cherokee Street Taco Tour starting at Tower Tacos, 3147 Cherokee St. See article for more info. ALL AGES WELCOMED & ENCOURAGED. RSVP strongly recommended, so I know who to look for and how big of a table to get. Facebook page for FCFS: www.facebook.com/groups/436418993050611/ .(RSVP, WBC)
Oct 6, Thursday, 11:30 AM; Mid-County Lunch Bunch: Gobble STOP Smokehouse – 1227 Castillon Arcade Plaza (northeast corner of Fee Fee and Olive Blvd. (HA)
Oct 7, Friday, 6:00 PM; TGIF: Bonefish Grill – 8780 Eager Rd. (HA)
Oct. 7, Friday, 7:00 PM; Game SIG: Meets on FRIDAY October 7th at 6 PM – 4329 McPherson Ave., St. Louis, MO, the home of Mike and Rose Smith. Note: you can only enter the neighborhood via Newstead Avenue. There will be a MENSA Game SIG sign on the porch. NHA, bring a snack to share, BYOB, no pets in home, designated smoking, WBC welcome. Bring a favorite game if you like, but we have plenty – or if you just want to socialize, that’s fine too. You can follow the Game SIG on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1632606580314626/
Oct 9, Sunday, 11:00 AM; SLAM Board Meeting: All members are welcome to attend.
Oct. 13, Thursday, 11:30 AM; Mid-County Lunch Bunch: Olive Street Cafe – 12710 Olive Blvd. (HA)
Oct. 15, Saturday; 6:30 PM; Mensa Auction: Since the auction last year was such a success, we will again be doing The Mensa Auction. “One Mensan’s trash is another’s treasure.” So save your trash/treasure curios and bring them on in to the Brentwood Community Center located at 2505 S. Brentwood Blvd. on Saturday, October 15th. The event starts at 6:30 PM, but come early to help with setup and organizing of merch. This event will be in the same facility as the Monthly Gathering. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the tasteful to the tacky, the gaudy to the elegant…all are welcome. Proceeds go to the St. Louis Area Mensa Scholarship.
Oct. 15, Saturday, 6:00 PM; SLAM Monthly Meeting: Brentwood Community Center at 2505 S. Brentwood, Brentwood, MO 63144. Topic: Scholarship Auction. Note earlier start time. We have the room from 6:00 – 9:00 PM and the auction will start around 6:30. Contact Angie Doering with any questions. NOTE: There will be a Testing Session held at the same location during the monthly meeting. Persons interested in the Mensa Entrance Test are encouraged to attend. See the HOME Tab for more information.
Oct. 20, Thursday, 11:30 AM; Mid-County Lunch Bunch: For this month’s west outing, we’re going to Cooper’s Hawk – 1146 Town and Country Crossing (southwest corner of Clayton Rd. and 141) (HA)
Oct. 20, Thursday, 6:30 PM; Newcomers: Standard Brewing – 12322 Dorsett Rd. (southwest corner of Dorsett and I-270) (HA).
Oct. 22, 10:00 AM, FF(oc)S: Will meet at Simpson Park - 1234 Marshall Rd Valley Park, MO to walk the Blue Heron Trail (paved, .8 miles each way) Please meet at the trailhead promptly at 10:00 AM. Newcomers welcome. Dress for the activity and the weather. WBC, NS, NP. Please check SLAM FB for last minute updates.
Oct. 22, Saturday, 6:00 PM (NOTE: earlier start time!); Dinner SIG: The Libertine – 7927 Forsyth. (HA)
Nov. 3, Thursday, 11:30 AM; Mid-County Lunch Bunch: Bristol Seafood Grill – 11801 Olive Blvd. (HA)
Nov. 4, Friday, 6:00 PM; TGIF: Weber’s Front Row – 8169 Big Bend Blvd. (HA)
BYOB: Bring Your Own Beverage
DS: Designated Smoking area
HA: Handicap Accessable
NC: No Children
NHA: Not Handicap Accessable
NPIH: No Pets In Home
NS: No Smoking
PIH: Pets In Home
RR: Reservations Required
STS: Bring a Snack to Share