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May
25
Wed
Winelands: Online interactive GK quiz
May 25 @ 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.

May
26
Thu
Winelands: Board games SIG
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Winelands: Board games SIG

Our Board games SIG* meets again at Triggerfish Brewing on Thursday 26 May 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

Jun
1
Wed
Winelands: Discussion SIG – ‘Kinks, fetishes and BDSM’
Jun 1 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Winelands: Discussion SIG - 'Kinks, fetishes and BDSM'

Mensa Winelands’ Discussion SIG* meets again on Wednesday 1 June 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 June meeting is:

‘Kinks, fetishes and BDSM’

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.

Jun
3
Fri
Winelands: Northern boardgamers SIG
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Winelands: Northern boardgamers SIG

A board games SIG* for Winelands members in the Northern Suburbs gets together again on Friday 3 June at Tipples in Tygervalley from 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

Jun
11
Sat
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West
Jun 11 @ 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.

 

 

Jun
23
Thu
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

Email the Winelands Secretary for further information.

Jul
6
Wed
Winelands: Seventh Annual General Meeting and Chapter Dinner
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Winelands: Seventh Annual General Meeting and Chapter Dinner

Current, paid-up members of the Winelands chapter of Mensa South Africa are invited to the chapter’s seventh ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING on Wednesday 6 July 2022 at 18h30, in Somerset West.

The meeting will be held at the same venue used for our monthly speaker evenings.

Dinner will be served at the chapter’s expense.

Members will receive a welcoming sherry on arrival, and there will be a cash bar available.

There is no charge to members for attending.

Since this is a non-election year, the meeting will be very brief – leaving lots of time for socialising!  Covid protocols will be in place.

 

For catering and access code purposes, please RSVP to the Winelands Secretary.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, kindly complete and return a proxy form (obtainable from the Winelands secretary).

Jul
21
Thu
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

Email the Winelands Secretary for further information.

Jul
23
Sat
Winelands: Membership eligibility testing in Somerset West
Jul 23 @ 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.

 

 

Aug
18
Thu
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Winelands: Monthly speaker evening

Mensa Winelands’ monthly speaker evening.

Email the Winelands Secretary for further information.

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