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Apr
24
Sat
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
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.

 

 

Apr
28
Wed
Winelands: Online interactive GK quiz
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Winelands: Online interactive GK quiz

A fun, interactive, online general knowledge competition (with prizes!) for members.

Details from the Winelands secretary.

Apr
29
Thu
Winelands: Board games SIG
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Winelands: Board games SIG

Our Board games SIG* meets again at Triggerfish Brewing on Thursday 29 April from 18h30.  It’s an ideal opportunity to introduce a friend to Mensa!

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.

*SIG – Special Interest group

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

RSVP:
Winelands Secretary

May
5
Wed
Winelands: Discussion SIG – ‘Instant gratification’
May 5 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winelands: Discussion SIG - 'Instant gratification'

Mensa Winelands’ Discussion SIG* meets again on Wednesday 5 May 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 May meeting is:

‘Instant gratification’

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!

*SIG – Special Interest group

Please bring whatever you’re drinking with you.

RSVP to give us an idea of numbers attending.

May
11
Tue
Winelands: Social SIG dinner at La Pineta
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Winelands: Social SIG dinner at La Pineta

Members of Mensa Winelands will enjoy a casual dinner and some Winelands socialising on Tuesday 11 May at 19h00, at the popular La Pineta Restaurant outside Stellenbosch.

Friends and family welcome!

La Pineta Restaurant
R44, Stellenbosch
GPS co-ords: -33.987872, 18.828514

Dinner is for own account.

We have made a provisional reservation at the restaurant. Please let us know by Monday 10 May if you’d like to join us.

RSVP to the Winelands Secretary.

 

May
15
Sat
Mensa Pretoria: Membership Eligibility Testing @ Pretoria
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Membership Eligibility Testing in Pretoria

Mensa Pretoria offers a membership eligibility testing session, open to the public on Saturday 15 May 2021 at 10h00.

STRICT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE APPLIED.

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).

There is no preparation necessary. 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.

Cost:
The cost of the testing is R 130 per person*, which needs to be paid prior to the test date, either by direct deposit or by EFT.

 

**Registration**
Register for the testing session by emailing pta.testingofficer@mensa.org.za.

Venue:
The venue address will be sent to you upon registration.

May
20
Thu
Winelands: Virtual speaker evening – Judith February
May 20 @ 7:15 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Virtual speaker evening - Judith February

Ms Judith February is a lawyer, governance specialist and columnist. She is based at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) as a Senior Research Associate and is a Visiting Fellow at the Wits School of Governance. Prior to that she was executive director of the HSRC’s Democracy and Governance unit and also head of the Idasa’s South African Governance programme for nine years.

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

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

Jun
12
Sat
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
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.

 

 

Jun
17
Thu
Winelands: Speaker evening
Jun 17 @ 7:15 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Speaker evening

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

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

Jun
19
Sat
Mensa Pretoria: Membership Eligibility Testing @ Pretoria
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Membership Eligibility Testing in Pretoria

Mensa Pretoria offers a membership eligibility testing session, open to the public on Saturday 19 June 2021 at 10h00.

STRICT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE APPLIED.

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).

There is no preparation necessary. 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.

Cost:
The cost of the testing is R 130 per person*, which needs to be paid prior to the test date, either by direct deposit or by EFT.

 

**Registration**
Register for the testing session by emailing pta.testingofficer@mensa.org.za.

Venue:
The venue address will be sent to you upon registration.

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