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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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August 12, 2022
SIG Meeting
Family Reunion Zoom
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August 12–14, 2022
Regional Gathering
Pandemic: Brave New World
Metropolitan Washington Mensa

Metropolitan Washington Mensa is proud to present our 2022 Regional Gathering! Our theme this year is Brave New World … exploring themed programming, hospitality, and games connecting us to our ever-evolving world!

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September 2–5, 2022
Regional Gathering
Western Pennsylvania 2022 Regional Gathering
Western Pennsylvania Mensa

Four days and three nights of food, speakers, games, tournaments, crafts, karaoke, and much more! Full weekend registration for adults, including all meals except Sunday dinner.

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September 2–4, 2022
Local Group Meeting
Space Force M
Orange County Mensa

Orange Counties Regional Gathering is in Santa Ana, California near John Wayne Airport (SNA). Our theme for "Space Force M" is sci-fi and space science.
 This diverse program offers something for everyone. Registration covers meals, beer, and wine.

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September 9–11, 2022
Regional Gathering
Time After Time
Mensa In Georgia
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September 17, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST
National Meeting
American Mensa Committee Meeting

A special American Mensa Committee meeting will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 9 a.m. Central time.

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September 25, 2022
Virtual meeting
Football Helmets and Brain Damage
Mid-America Mensa

Dr. Ken Saczalski has spent decades researching the effects of impact on the human body. He has served as a technical advisor on vehicle safety matters to two U.S. Secretaries of Transportation and a former member of the National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council. He will show examples of head impacts, demonstrate how helmets are tested and outline the variables that affect helmet safety.

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September 30–October 2, 2022
Regional Gathering
Columbus RG 2022: The Return to Abnormal
Columbus Area Mensa

The "Return to Abnormal" features all the weird and wonderful elements of our (ab)normal RG! We will have a speaker track on all things normal and not, a track filled with two years worth of all the celebrations and holidays we missed over the last two years.

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September 30–October 2, 2022
Regional Gathering
Minnesota RG 2022: A Minne-World Fair
Minnesota Mensa

Our "Minne-Worlds Fair" brings advances, cultures, and discoveries from around the world through presentations, food, and entertainment. The keynote features Dr. Fayneese Miller, President of Hamline University, bringing her forward-thinking approach to tell us about the future of higher education.

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October 7–10, 2022
Regional Gathering
RechaRGe
Mensa of Northeastern New York

MoNNY Regional Gathering is October 7-1, 2022!  Come join have fun and rechaRGe with friends, games, Murder Mystery dinner, escape room, pub crawl and more!

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October 21–23, 2022
Regional Gathering
Wicked Good RG
Boston Mensa

We are returning to the Lodge for our 58th birthday party with only a small hotel room rate increase from last year! Bring your kids, GWL celebrates Halloween all during the month of October. We will have our usual activities like games, games tournaments, Mah Jongg instruction, two speaker tracks, paper puzzles, raffle, costume party, adult coloring books, meals, and of course, Hospitality.

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October 23, 2022–August 3, 2122
Local Group Meeting
The Evolution of Voting in the United States
Mid-America Mensa

Stacey Webb, League of Women Voters, will review numerous struggles our country experienced to obtain long sought voting rights. We have slowly progressed in inclusivity gaining more citizens as voters and more people as citizens. Ms. Webb will review our complex voting system and highlight many new voting laws enacted this year.

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October 27–30, 2022
Regional Gathering
HalloweeM 46: Reunited and it feels so good
Chicago Area Mensa

We're reunited and it feels so good! Return to WeeM (or join us for the first time) and go back to the age of disco. Have fun with over 500 fellow Mensans from all over the world and their guests. Play games, attend seminars, dance, talk, eat, drink, volunteer, and laugh.

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November 4–6, 2022
Regional Gathering
Sweet Carolina RG 2022
Charlotte - Blue Ridge Mensa

Join us at the Sweet Carolina Regional Gathering in Charlotte Uptown, November 4-6, 2022. There will be something for everyone at this fun-filled event featuring games, a used book sale, gift basket raffle, meals and hospitality. Guest speakers will present on aerospace engineering, cybersecurity, mining asteroid mining.

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November 18–20, 2022
Regional Gathering
Brilliance By the *East* Bay
San Francisco Regional Mensa

Brilliance By the *East* Bay is happening in November in the beautiful city of Pleasanton. Leave your worries behind and join friends and relax for three brilliant days in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay area, at the edge of the Livermore Valley wine country.
 

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November 24–27, 2022
Regional Gathering
Phoenix Phiesta XXXVIII:
Greater Phoenix Mensa

The Phoenix Phiesta has "Risen From The Ashes" and is hosting its 2022 RG in November. Starting with a Thanksgiving Day buffet, there will be something for everyone.  Choose from 30+ programs, interesting speakers, games, parties (pack a bathing suit), endless debates, puns, kid-friendly activities, and an entertaining Saturday night banquet, and more!

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December 2–4, 2022
Regional Gathering
Cincinnati Area Mensa RG
Cincinnati Area Mensa

The Cincinnati Area Mensa invites you to come to our annual Regional Gathering the first weekend of December. As usual, there’ll be speakers, programs, games, tournaments, and plenty of fun. 

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December 5–11, 2022
Local Group Meeting
TBM RG/Cruise
Tampa Bay Mensa

Tampa Bay Mensa 2022 High Seas RG!
Sailing Monday 12/05/22 (from Tampa) – Returning Saturday 12/10/22 (to Tampa)
Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas – with stops in Cozumel & Grand Cayman.

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