Dayton Area Mensa

DAYTON AREA MENSA
459 East Rahn Road
Dayton, Ohio 45429

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Welcome to Dayton Area Mensa

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Welcome to our website. Whether you're a first-time visitor looking for information About Us or About Mensa, or a member checking the Events Calendar, we're glad you're here. Please explore our site, including the Frequently Asked Questions Page, and we hope you find all the information you're seeking. If you have any questions or questions, please take advantage of our Contact Us Page.

Calendar Page

The Calendar Page has our scheduled events (many with a linked map) and the Events Page provides a general description of our recurring events. You can get to the Events Calendar Page by clicking on the calendar image on the left.

PLEASE NOTE: RSVPs are highly recommended unless the calendar listing for a particular event says otherwise. Any activity may be subject to last-minute cancellation due to circumstances beyond the host's control.

Steering Committee Election ballots for the 2018 Steering Committee Officers (included in the November MPULSE with full instructions) are due by December 8, 2017. Candidates are printed on the ballot for the positions of LocSec, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and Ombudsman.

Nominations for the DAM of the Year Award. The Steering Committee is soliciting nominations for DAM of the Year award, to be presented at the Annual Awards Ceremony in December. To nominate a worthy contender, please email with a brief statement of your nominee and why you believe they have made Dayton Area Mensa a more enjoyable experience or who has been a real cheerleader for DAM during the past year. The deadline for nominations is November 10.

December 2017

15: Friday: Deadline for submissions for the January MPULSE. Please forward your submissions to the .

18: Monday: 6pm. Mensa Qualification Test at the Kettering-Morain Branch Library, 3496 Far Hills Ave., Kettering, OH. Point of contact is .Testing Coordinator Todd Bowman. Please let your bright friends and acquaintances know about this testing opportunity.

19: Tuesday: 6pm. Mystery Book Club and pot luck Christmas party at 1216 Autumn Wind Court, Centerville. We will meet on December 19 at 6 pm to discuss The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen. This is a non-MENSA event so everyone is welcome. You do not have to RSVP. Point of contact is .

31: Sunday: 7pm. New Year's Eve Get-Together. Please join us on New Year’s Eve for family, friends, and fun at the home of Dan Richardson and Gwen Raab, 39 Vinway Ct. Clayton, OH 45415. RSVPs would be very much appreciated, but come on over even if you didn’t, we don’t need no stinkin' RSVPs. We’re just less than two miles south of the Englewood Meijer. Vinway is straight across from the Circle-K. Exit 29 from I-70. Any questions, email . Dog inside, smoking outside. It will be a Sunday, and after 5:00, so the surgeon's office next door shouldn't be using their parking lot.

JANUARY 2018

01: Monday. Complete rebuild of the Dayton Area Mensa Website goes live with new look, new layout, and new navigation.

02: Tuesday: 7pm. DAM Steering Committee Meeting at 459 E. Rahn Road, Dayton, OH 45429. contact . Come and see your governing committee at work.

03: Wednesday: 6:30pm. Cafe Sci at Cox Arboretum Metro Park. Please meet us at 6:30 PM on the first Wednesday each month at the park, 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton. Explore science in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and neighbors from the Miami Valley. Increase your science savvy and join an open discussion following the topic introduction. Refreshments available by donation. Wine, cheese, cookies, coffee and other snacks are available. Mensa host is to RSVP or for more information.

09: Tuesday: 11:30am. Lunch Bunch at Piada Italian Street Food, 3286-B Pentagon Blvd, Beavercreek, OH 45431, phone 937-912-9967, at the northwest corner of Pentagon Blvd and North Fairfield Road. Restaurant is just north of Fairfield Commons Mall and a little south of I-675. See menu for food choices. We will have a yellow Mensa table tent to help members find us. RSVPs are desired, but don't hesitate to drop in at the last minute if you find your schedule has become open. Contact host .

09: Tuesday: 6:30pm. New Members Welcome Dinner. Please join us at Chili's, 2762 N. Fairfield Road, Beavercreek, OH. 937-429-3979, across from the Fairfield Commons Mall. Active members, help us welcome new members to DAM. New members, please come on out and meet us – learn about your organization: what's happening, where's THE place to be, and how you can get involved. New members, your dinner at your first attendance at a New Members Welcome Dinner is on the local group's treasury (alcoholic beverages excluded as a legal liability issue) as our welcoming gift to you. The restaurant can accommodate gluten free, vegetarian, kosher and/or halal dietary needs. Please RSVP so we'll have a count and will know what size table to ask for. To RSVP or for more information, contact . . Ask the restaurant staff for Mensa or look for the yellow table tent with black Mensa logo on our table. If you have mislaid the green coupon a free dinner that came with your new member's welcome packet don't fret. We'll have extras at the event. If you didn't RSVP, please come on out anyway and we'll make room.

11: Thursday: 5:30-8:30pm. Jazz Series at DAI. Come join us on the second Thursday for the 2016 Bob Ross Auto Group Jazz and Beyond series at the Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton. Doors open at 5:00. Admission for museum members is free; non-members $8. Performances are in the Gothic Cloister. No RSVPs, no Mensa host. A cash bar is available where we can meet afterwards for food and alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages. Read this Season's flyer.

12: Friday: Deadline for submissions for the February Calendar. Please forward your submissions to the .

15: Monday: Deadline for submissions for the February MPULSE. Please forward your submissions to the .

16: Tuesday: 6pm. We will meet to discuss "The Life We Bury" by Allen Eskins. The location is Kettering-Moraine library on Far Hills. This is a non-MENSA event. Everyone is welcome. You do not have to RSVP. Point of contact is .

20: Saturday: 3-5pm. Cincinnati Area Mensa Gifted Youth Activity at the Blue Ash branch of the Cincinnati Public Library, 4911 Cooper Rd., Cincinnati OH 45242. "A Stitch in Time" with Tiffany. CAM's own Tiffany Everett will join the Gifted Youth program to share her love for and abundant skills in the needle arts. Whether you're a guy or a gal, a seamstress or just need a button for your shirt, there is something here for you. There is no fee to attend. Register by contacting .

FEBRUARY 2018

05: Monday: 7pm. DAM Steering Committee Meeting at a location to be determined. For more information, contact . Come and see your governing committee at work.

07: Wednesday: 6:30pm. Cafe Sci at Cox Arboretum Metro Park. Please meet us at 6:30 PM on the first Wednesday each month at the park, 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton. Explore science in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and neighbors from the Miami Valley. Increase your science savvy and join an open discussion following the topic introduction. Refreshments available by donation. Wine, cheese, cookies, coffee and other snacks are available. Mensa host is to RSVP or for more information.

08: Thursday: 5:30-8:30pm. Jazz Series at DAI. Come join us on the second Thursday for the 2016 Bob Ross Auto Group Jazz and Beyond series at the Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton. Doors open at 5:00. Admission for museum members is free; non-members $8. Performances are in the Gothic Cloister. No RSVPs, no Mensa host. A cash bar is available where we can meet afterwards for food and alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages. Read this Season's flyer.

12: Monday: Deadline for submissions for the March Calendar. Please forward your submissions to the .

15: Thursday: Deadline for submissions for the March MPULSE. Please forward your submissions to the .

20: Tuesday: 6pm. Mystery Book Club is meeting at the Kettering-Moraine Branch Library, 3796 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering, OH 45429, (937) 227-9509). We will meet to discuss a book yet to be decided. This is a non-MENSA event so everyone is welcome. You do not have to RSVP. Point of contact is

24: Saturday: 5-6pm. Cincinnati Area Mensa Gifted Youth Activity at the Haile Planetarium on the campus of Northern Kentucky University, Room SC409, Dorothy Westerman Hermann Natural Science Center. We'll learn about the constellations of the February night sky. Event is free; parking garage charges will apply. Register by contacting .

Latest News

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STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTION
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Ballots for the 2018 Steering Committee Officers (included in the November MPULSE with full instructions) are due by December 8, 2017. Candidates are printed on the ballot for the positions of LocSec, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and Ombudsman.

LOOKING FOR PHOTOS FROM 2017 REGIONAL GATHERING
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NEW POSITIONS HAVE OPENED UP IN DAYTON AREA MENSA
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The December MPULSE is available!

The December Mpulse has been published and is available for download on the MPULSE Page.

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