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Dec
11
Sat
Winelands: End-of-year pool party
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Winelands: End-of-year pool party

Join us on Saturday 11 December at 14h00 for what has become a much-enjoyed annual Winelands tradition, our end-of-year bring-and-braai in High Riding Estate, Sir Lowry’s Pass.

It’s an afternoon of chilled socialising – excellent company and entertaining conversation are guaranteed.

Please bring your own meat and drinks.  Salads, rolls, dessert, crockery, cutlery and glasses will be provided.

Members’ guests are welcome.  Cozzies are encouraged if you wish to swim!

Please RSVP to the Winelands secretary before 1 December.

 

Dec
13
Mon
Winelands: Northern boardgamers SIG
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Winelands: Northern boardgamers SIG

A board games SIG* for Winelands members in the Northern Suburbs gets together again on Monday 13 December at Tipples in Tygervalley from 18h30-19h00.  It’s an ideal opportunity to introduce a friend to Mensa!  (And it’s not limited to members in the Northern Suburbs …)

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!)

The venue is licensed and also serves excellent light meals.

*SIG – Special Interest group

Venue:
Tipples Bar & Grill
High Street Shopping Village
Tygervalley
GPS co-ords: -33.867998, 18.639961

RSVP:
Winelands Secretary

Jan
20
Thu
Mensa Johannesburg – Speaker Evening @ Bryanston Country Club
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us every month for our monthly speaker evenings.

The cost is free and anyone is welcome.

Please check monthly to see if it is on zoom or in person.

Thank you

Winelands: Monthly speaker evening
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

Email the Winelands Secretary for further information.

Jan
29
Sat
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West

Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West.

Two multiple-choice tests are written; one is purely symbols and has no language component, and the other is available in English or Afrikaans.  To be eligible for membership, you need to achieve a qualifying score on only one of these tests.  The testing will take about an hour-and-a-half.

*R 130 per person – discounted to R 100 per person for groups of four or more people.  Scholars over the age of sixteen years and full-time students in possession of a valid student ID also pay R 100 per person.

To register, send an email to the Winelands Testing Officer (details above), or complete a contact form on our website.

 

 

Feb
5
Sat
Winelands: Cellar tour and champagne tasting at Morena
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Winelands: Cellar tour and champagne tasting at Morena

Due to popular demand, you are invited to join us for our fourth(!) private cellar tour and champagne and MCC tasting at Morena boutique cellar in Franschhoek on Saturday 5 February at 11h00.  We’ll be entertained by owner and MCC winemaker Nick Davies, a part-time muso and a storyteller par excellence, who will introduce us to the art of riddling and degorging bottles in the cellar before presenting a tasting of local MCC.

Mensa Winelands is partially subsidising the cost of this excursion – members pay R100, guests pay R150.

Booking essential – email the Winelands Secretary.

Feb
17
Thu
Mensa Johannesburg – Speaker Evening @ Bryanston Country Club
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us every month for our monthly speaker evenings.

The cost is free and anyone is welcome.

Please check monthly to see if it is on zoom or in person.

Thank you

Winelands: Monthly speaker evening
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

Email the Winelands Secretary for further information.

Mar
5
Sat
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West
Mar 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West

Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West.

Two multiple-choice tests are written; one is purely symbols and has no language component, and the other is available in English or Afrikaans.  To be eligible for membership, you need to achieve a qualifying score on only one of these tests.  The testing will take about an hour-and-a-half.

*R 130 per person – discounted to R 100 per person for groups of four or more people.  Scholars over the age of sixteen years and full-time students in possession of a valid student ID also pay R 100 per person.

To register, send an email to the Winelands Testing Officer (details above), or complete a contact form on our website.

 

 

Mar
17
Thu
Mensa Johannesburg – Speaker Evening @ Bryanston Country Club
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us every month for our monthly speaker evenings.

The cost is free and anyone is welcome.

Please check monthly to see if it is on zoom or in person.

Thank you

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