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National Events Calendar

American Mensa offers a wide array of events to satisfy the interests of our diverse membership. Check the calendar for the next Regional Gathering, Mind Games®, or American Mensa Committee meeting.

Happening this week

August 8, 2021
SIG Meeting
Virtual Christian Bible Study

Theology and Christianity have a much longer intellectual history than the hard sciences and each Sunday, from 6 to 7 P.M. Central Time, we have an insightful and meaningful discussion of what the Bible actually means. The Bible Study is from a Christian perspective, but all are welcome.

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August 13–15, 2021
Regional Gathering
VML Too

Very Much Love again presented by Virginia and Mary Lee, featuring Vital Meals and Libations. Various Meeting and Leisure activities led by Visionary yet Merry Leaders.

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August 20–22, 2021
Regional Gathering
ND HeRitaGe
North Dakota Mensa

The North Dakota Chapter invites you to ND HeRitaGe for our 15th RG, to be held in Valley City at the President's House and the GrandStay Hotel and Suites. Join us for tours, hospitality, and more!

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August 23, 2021
National Meeting
Colloquium 2021: Advances in Food Science

Before it hits our plates, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes with what we eventually eat. The ongoing developments within our food supply are staggering — and that was before the pandemic: gene-edited crops, plant-based proteins, breakthroughs in how we understand nutrition, the consolidation of suppliers, agriculture’s escalating biological arms race, changing climates — it’s enough to make your stomach churn!

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August 24–29, 2021
National Meeting
World Gathering 2021 — Multifaceted Minds

The 2021 World Gathering is a party 75 years in the making! Join Mensans from around the world to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Mensa’s founding. With a focus on cultural and intellectual experiences from around the globe, we aim to showcase all the different kinds of smart.

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August 26, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM CST
National Meeting
American Mensa Committee Meeting

The second summer 2021 American Mensa Committee meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 26, from 2–5 p.m. Central, at the Hilton Americas-Houston in conjunction with the World Gathering. Agenda items are due July 20, and the meeting agenda and officer reports will be available by July 27.

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August 27, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
National Meeting
Annual Business Meeting

Mensa’s Annual Business Meeting will take place Aug. 27 at 9 a.m. at the Hilton Americas-Houston in conjunction with the World Gathering. The order of business will include reports from the Chair, Treasurer, Foundation President, and Executive Director of the society, followed by motions, resolutions, and questions to officers.

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September 3–6, 2021
Regional Gathering
Western Pennsylvania 2021 Regional Gathering
Western Pennsylvania Mensa

Join Western Pennsylvania Area Mensans for four days and three nights of food, speakers, games, tournaments, crafts, karaoke, and more!

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September 10–12, 2021
Regional Gathering
Peachtreat 45: Heaven and Hell
Mensa In Georgia

Peachtreat 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic, so we can't wait to see you all at this year's event! Join us for food, games, gifted youth programming, and much, much more!

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October 15–17, 2021
Regional Gathering
Schroedinger's RG
Columbus Area Mensa

Join Columbus Area Mensa for our annual Regional Gathering! With the uncertainty of the world, it’s been unknown if it was going to happen, so we’ve decided to call it the Schroedinger’s RG. We’ll have good food, good friends, tournaments, speaker tracks, games, an entire track dedicated to the year that wasn’t, and much more.

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October 22–24, 2021
Regional Gathering
Wicked Good! 2021
Boston Mensa

We’re returning to Great Wolf Lodge with no increase in price for registration (Boston Mensa always subsidizes the event) for the 6th year! Games, tournaments, crafts track, two speaker tracks, puzzles, a costume party, adult coloring books, Hospitality, and more.

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October 28–31, 2021
Regional Gathering
HalloweeM 45: The Vinyl Frontier
Chicago Area Mensa

Join us for HalloweeM 45: The Vinyl Frontier as we boldly go where no song has gone before. We’ll have games, speakers, hospitality, excursions, Pretentious Drinking, our famously punny costume contest, and much, much more. We missed seeing you all in person last year, and can’t wait to make up for it this year!

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November 5–7, 2021
Regional Gathering
The Times They Are A Changing RG!
Delaware Valley Mensa

Delaware Valley Mensa is excited to host another RG! Breakfast Saturday and Sunday. Philly Snacks. Lots of chocolate! Local dining options, including some within walking distance of the hotel. Located near Parx Casino.

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November 12–14, 2021
Regional Gathering
Sweet Carolina RG 2021
Charlotte - Blue Ridge Mensa

We're back this year with Nothing Could be Finer! Featuring speakers, youth programming, a games room, and possibly even a debate room, this year's RG promises to be a grand experience!

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November 13–20, 2021
Regional Gathering
Turkoise Beach Party

The world is coming back, and so are we! Join us at Club Med Turkoise, on stunning Grace Bay Beach on the island of Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, this November. Enjoy an adults (over 18) only club, with sailing, snorkeling, tennis, pickleball and a chance to go on a sail to see glowworms!

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November 19–21, 2021
Regional Gathering
Brilliance by the Bay
San Francisco Regional Mensa

Brilliance by the Bay is happening in November in the beautiful city of San Jose. We can talk together, eat together, listen to wonderful speakers, and participate in games and activities. Maybe even give old friends a big hug (or at least an elbow bump).

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December 17–19, 2021
Regional Gathering
Solstice RG
Central Pennsylvania Mensa

Central Pennsylvania Mensa’s Solstice RG is back! The event will be held at the same location at the Bird-in-Hand Family Inn. There will be a hospitality room with snacks around the clock with an adjacent gaming room. Join us for presentations and our famous gift exchange! 

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March 25–27, 2022
Regional Gathering
SNERG: A Southern New England Regional Gathering
Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Mensa

Please join Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Mensa for the grand reopening of our Regional Gathering. It’s been a few years, but we’re back! There will be speakers, a games room, and a hospitality suite with additional snacks and drinks.

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May 27–30, 2022
Regional Gathering
San Diego uRGe 2022 - Through the Looking Glass
San Diego Mensa

Break out your best Alice in Wonderland attire and come with us Through the Looking Glass! Fall down the rabbit hole for a long weekend filled with diverse and interactive speaker sessions, games, Eat Me & Drink Me Tastings, Carole-oke, excursions, and more!

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