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Sep
22
Sat
Pretoria Testing Session @ Sun Gardens Hospice
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Our monthly Mensa eligibility testing takes place at the Sungardens Hospice in Lynnwood, Pretoria.

Testing needs to be booked in advance.  A fee of R 150 / person, or R100 / person for full-time students (a valid student ID will be required) is payable.

Two multiple-choice tests are written, one lasting 45 minutes and one lasting 30 minutes, with a short break in between.

The tests are not suitable for persons under the age of 16 years (nor are we permitted to test these candidates).  The one test is purely symbols and has no language component, the other is offered in English or Afrikaans.

To be eligible for membership, you need to achieve a qualifying score on only one of these tests.

For more information or to register, please complete the “Testing Enquiries” form on the Contact page.

Sep
27
Thu
Winelands: Board games SIG
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Winelands: Board games SIG

Our Board games SIG meets again at Triggerfish Brewing on Thursday 27 September from 18h30.

Bring your favourite game or board game, or just come along, join the conversation, have a drink, and share the fun!  (The playing of board games is not obligatory!)

Triggerfish Brewing have a wine and malt licence, and also serve excellent light meals.

Venue:
Triggerfish Brewing
9 de Beers Avenue
Paardevlei
Somerset West
GPS co-ords: -34.090395, 18.805893

RSVP:
Winelands Secretary

PTA Quiz SIG – Quiz Night @ Jocks
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm
PTA Quiz SIG - Quiz Night @ Jocks | Pretoria | Gauteng | South Africa
Are you a general knowledge buff? Fancy yourself as the next winner of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Do you simply retain useless facts for some reason? Or do you enjoy a fun night out with great conversation? Well, either way, you should consider adding weekly quiz nights to your calendar!
Teams consist of 6(-ish)  people so if there’s more than six, we can start another team! There are quizzes at Jock of the Bushveld pub every Thursday night at 19:00, hosted by Aux Technicals. Quiz Master Leon Botha will test your knowledge about topics ranging from astrophysics to zoology, so no matter what your field of knowledge, you will be an asset to the team.

Not from Pretoria? No problem. Anyone who wants to join is welcome.

So, what are you waiting for? Reserve your place on a team by sending an email to pta.sigs@mensa.org.za right now!
Oct
3
Wed
Winelands: Discussion SIG – Eugenics
Oct 3 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winelands: Discussion SIG - Eugenics

Mensa Winelands’ Discussion SIG meets again on Wednesday 3 October at the home of Erik Eloff and Louise Lindenberg in Stellenbosch.

This informal discussion group meets monthly to enjoy each other’s company, and lively group discussion on diverse topics – the subject for our October meeting is:

‘Eugenics’

Whether you are an active contributor to the discussion, or would just like to come along and listen, we’d be delighted if you joined us!

Please bring whatever you’re drinking with you.

RSVP to give us an idea of numbers attending; if you would like to be included in the Discussion SIG WhatsApp notification group, please include your cellphone number.

Oct
4
Thu
PTA Quiz SIG – Quiz Night @ Jocks
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm
PTA Quiz SIG - Quiz Night @ Jocks | Pretoria | Gauteng | South Africa
Are you a general knowledge buff? Fancy yourself as the next winner of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Do you simply retain useless facts for some reason? Or do you enjoy a fun night out with great conversation? Well, either way, you should consider adding weekly quiz nights to your calendar!
Teams consist of 6(-ish)  people so if there’s more than six, we can start another team! There are quizzes at Jock of the Bushveld pub every Thursday night at 19:00, hosted by Aux Technicals. Quiz Master Leon Botha will test your knowledge about topics ranging from astrophysics to zoology, so no matter what your field of knowledge, you will be an asset to the team.

Not from Pretoria? No problem. Anyone who wants to join is welcome.

So, what are you waiting for? Reserve your place on a team by sending an email to pta.sigs@mensa.org.za right now!
Oct
6
Sat
Cape Town: Membership Eligibility Testing in Pinelands
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

R 150 per person / R100 per full-time student in possession of a valid student ID.

Two multiple-choice tests are written, one lasting 45 minutes and one lasting 30 minutes, with a short break in between. The tests are not suitable for persons under the age of 16 years (nor are we permitted to test these candidates).  The one test is purely symbols and has no language component, the other is offered in English or Afrikaans. To be eligible for membership, you need to achieve a qualifying score on only one of these tests.

For more information or to register, please complete the “Testing Enquiries” form on the Contact page.

Oct
11
Thu
PTA Quiz SIG – Quiz Night @ Jocks
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm
PTA Quiz SIG - Quiz Night @ Jocks | Pretoria | Gauteng | South Africa
Are you a general knowledge buff? Fancy yourself as the next winner of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Do you simply retain useless facts for some reason? Or do you enjoy a fun night out with great conversation? Well, either way, you should consider adding weekly quiz nights to your calendar!
Teams consist of 6(-ish)  people so if there’s more than six, we can start another team! There are quizzes at Jock of the Bushveld pub every Thursday night at 19:00, hosted by Aux Technicals. Quiz Master Leon Botha will test your knowledge about topics ranging from astrophysics to zoology, so no matter what your field of knowledge, you will be an asset to the team.

Not from Pretoria? No problem. Anyone who wants to join is welcome.

So, what are you waiting for? Reserve your place on a team by sending an email to pta.sigs@mensa.org.za right now!
Oct
13
Sat
Pretoria Testing Session @ Sun Gardens Hospice
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Our monthly Mensa eligibility testing takes place at the Sungardens Hospice in Lynnwood, Pretoria.

Testing needs to be booked in advance.  A fee of R 150 / person, or R100 / person for full-time students (a valid student ID will be required) is payable.

Two multiple-choice tests are written, one lasting 45 minutes and one lasting 30 minutes, with a short break in between.

The tests are not suitable for persons under the age of 16 years (nor are we permitted to test these candidates).  The one test is purely symbols and has no language component, the other is offered in English or Afrikaans.

To be eligible for membership, you need to achieve a qualifying score on only one of these tests.

For more information or to register, please complete the “Testing Enquiries” form on the Contact page.

Oct
18
Thu
PTA Quiz SIG – Quiz Night @ Jocks
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
PTA Quiz SIG - Quiz Night @ Jocks | Pretoria | Gauteng | South Africa
Are you a general knowledge buff? Fancy yourself as the next winner of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Do you simply retain useless facts for some reason? Or do you enjoy a fun night out with great conversation? Well, either way, you should consider adding weekly quiz nights to your calendar!
Teams consist of 6(-ish)  people so if there’s more than six, we can start another team! There are quizzes at Jock of the Bushveld pub every Thursday night at 19:00, hosted by Aux Technicals. Quiz Master Leon Botha will test your knowledge about topics ranging from astrophysics to zoology, so no matter what your field of knowledge, you will be an asset to the team.

Not from Pretoria? No problem. Anyone who wants to join is welcome.

So, what are you waiting for? Reserve your place on a team by sending an email to pta.sigs@mensa.org.za right now!
Winelands: Speaker evening – Paul Dalton
Oct 18 @ 7:15 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Speaker evening - Paul Dalton

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

Our guest speaker is strategic business advisor Paul Dalton, who will address the topic of:

The curiously poor correlation between IQ and bank balances… and what to do about it!

Further information and venue details from the Winelands secretary, Yvonne Steyn.