Are you a new Mid-America Mensa member, or are you someone not so new to MAM and you just like a great party? If so, then please join us for a New Member Party!
Who: New Mid-America Mensa members and a guest, and other (well, not so new) MAM members.
When: Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Where: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, 7111 W 95th Street, Overland Park, KS
RSVP to David Lund (816-883-8779 or [email protected]) for your chance to meet up with some of the people in our ever-changing local group of Mid-America Mensa.
For several years now, a group of Mid-America Mensa members has gathered to prepare and serve dinner for visitors at Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. On Sunday, March 18th 2018, about 30 guests and our crew of volunteers – including Chris & Rhonda Johnston, Karin Miller, Susannah Sulsar, Paul Hough, Shawn & Diana Dyer, Al McMahon, and Jean Matzeder – helped to entertain with a tasty meal and fellowship. If you missed volunteering this year for this event, we look forward to more events, like this one at Ronald McDonald House, in the future.
MAM volunteers at Ronald McDonald House in March 2018
If you’ve never been, or have never even heard of Martin City Melodrama, you’re missing out on one of Kansas City’s hidden treasures. Over the last 33 years, Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Co. has brought the Kansas City area a unique theatrical style of melodrama and vaudeville. So, here’s your chance to see “Uptown Jack and His Adventures Into Beantown!” It’s a brand new hip hop tale for all ages. Told as only Martin City, Jr. can do, this fractured fairy tale includes elements of Stomp, Silent Films, Rhythmic Story-Telling, and Musical Theatre.
Saturday, August 11th – Dinner starts at 6:00 pm, Show starts at 7:00 pm
Martin City Melodrama, 702 Blue Ridge Blvd, Grandview, MO
RSVP by August 6th to Diana Dyer. Look for details in the August Mension.
The Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Co. welcomes the regional Mensa family fare on August 11, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm at their new forever home in Grandview, Missouri. This theatrical company has been entertaining families for over 34 years in the Kansas City metro area. All the material that the theatre presents is perfect for an audience of all ages and scripted to entertain ages 0 to 102. Children always receive priority seating at the theatre to be included in the interactive family comedies and musicals Martin City Melodrama has been known for. One reviewer from the Kansas City Star stated: “Martin City Melodrama presents family entertainment on a whole new wacky level. It is like G-rated Saturday Night Live!”
A delicious buffet will be served from 6 to 7, and then at 7 pm it’s showtime! UPTOWN JACK AND HIS ADVENTURES INTO BEANTOWN! (c) a brand new updated version of the familiar fairy tale told in G-rated hip hop style! After the production, enjoy a Q & A with the lead actor, Jack, and the playwright and director, who will passionately answer your questions about historical entertainment.
We want everyone to attend this unique family event on August 11, 2018. Food, fun, and frivolity! A great way for you and your children of all ages to spend the evening together. The theatre is located at 702 Blue Ridge Blvd., Grandview, Missouri 64030. This special event is strictly limited to 50! So to ensure your dinner and show reservation, please RSVP by August 6th to Diana Dyer. Walk-ins may be seated if space is available, but don’t count on dinner if you don’t tell us you’re coming.
This is a private performance just for MAM. Everything is free — the show, catered dinner, soft drinks, and dessert are all included at NO COST to you. [Editor’s Note: Special thanks to Jeanne Beechwood, Director of the Martin City Melodrama, for the info & photos.]
The Mensa Kids Games Event was a good time. We had lots of good games to play like, Forbidden Island, Forbidden Desert, Ghoooost, Exploding Kittens, and many many more. Even better than the games were the players. What a great bunch of kids!