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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.

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March 14, 2021
Fun & Frivolity
Greater Los Angeles Area Mensa Presents... Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Greater Los Angeles Area Mensa
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March 19–21, 2021
Regional Gathering
Canceled: Piedmont Area Mensa Regional Gathering — ARRRRRG!
Piedmont Area Mensa

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) and to ensure event safety, Piedmont Area Mensa's Regional Gathering, ARRRRRG!, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more information as the situation develops.

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March 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST
National Meeting
American Mensa Committee Meeting

The spring 2021 American Mensa Committee meeting will be held March 20, 2021, from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central, virtually via GoToMeeting. The meeting will also be livestreamed on YouTube.

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April 22–25, 2021
National Meeting
Mind Games 2021

American Mensa’s Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five — 10 in 2021! — best new-to-market games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal.

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May 28–31, 2021
Regional Gathering
San Diego uRGe 2021 - 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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July 2–4, 2021
Regional Gathering
Pandemic 2021: Freedom!
Metropolitan Washington Mensa

We’re looking forward to Pandemic — Metropolitan Washington Mensa’s Regional Gathering. Our theme this year is freedom! We have themed programming celebrating all things ’Merica. As always, we have some fantastic speakers lined up from the Washington D.C. region, as well as Mensan speakers with broad expertise.

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