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 you 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.

APRIL 2017

12: Wednesday: Deadline for submissions for the May Calendar. Please forward your submissions to the .

13: 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.

15: Saturday: Deadline for submissions for the May MPULSE. Please forward your submissions to the .

15: Saturday. Voting for the 2017 National Mensa Board begins today and extends through midnight on May 31. Full information about the candidates and election process can be found at American Mensa's Elections Page.

21-23: Southeast Michigan Mensa Regional Gathering, Semmantics 38 is at the Detroit Metro Airport Marriott in Romulus, MI. For registration and other details, please visit the Semantics 38 Website.

23: Sunday: 3-6pm. Sacred Harp Sing at the Lutheran Church of our Savior, 155 E. Thruston Blvd., Oakwood, near Brown and Main. Experience the American Tradition of shape note singing. All are welcome to come and sing along, or just listen. For more information, email or see her contact information in MPULSE.

24: Monday: 6pm. DAM Think Tank will be at the Wilmington-Stroop Branch of the Dayton Library, 3980 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45429. The topic will be Media Bias.

26: Wednesday: 6:30. New Members' Welcome Dinner. Please join us at Chili's; 2762 N Fairfield Rd. in Beavercreek, 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 our welcoming gift to you. Please RSVP so we'll have a count and will know what size table to ask for. To RSVP or for more information contact .

MAY 2017

01: Monday: 6pm. Mensa Qualification Test at the Kettering-Moraine Branch Library at 3496 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. For additional information about the test or to preregister, Contact . Preregistration is encouraged.

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. This month’s program: Meet the Animals. Meet the Five Rivers MetroParks' live Wild Animal Ambassadors and discuss the key role they and volunteers play in asking and teaching youth and adults of the Dayton area to help wildlife and their habitats. You can meet JJ the Black Rat Snake, Shelly the Eastern Box Turtle, River the Eastern Screech Owl, and Ruby the Red-Tailed Hawk! Age: 18 and up - free.

04: Thursday: 11:30-1. DAM Lunch Bunch at the Golden Corral, 8870 Kingsridge Drive, Dayton (Miami Twp.) OH 45458, phone 937-312-2400. The restaurant is located just south of the center of Dayton Mall, at the corner of Lyons Ridge and Kingsridge, maybe .5 mile east of Springboro Pike and beside the Danbarry theater. They offer a wide variety of food items on their buffet. We will "corral" a large table in the main dining room and will have a yellow Mensa table tent to help members find us. If you let us know you're coming, we will send out a posse if you can’t locate 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 .

04: Thursday: 7pm. DAM Steering Committee Meeting at 1216 Autumn Wind Court, Centerville. For more information, contact . Come and see your governing committee at work.

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 June Calendar. Please forward your submissions to the .

13: Saturday: 4pm. Cincinnati Area Mensa (CAM) Gifted Youth-What! Pow! Thwack! at the Anh Taekwondo Institute, 11100 Kenwood Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45242. Join your fellow younger Mensans as we learn some Martial Arts. Master Jamie Hamilton of the Anh Taekwondo Institute in Blue Ash will present an interactive martial arts demonstration. After this excellent event, we're sure everyone will be hungry. Interested participants and their families are invited to join us in an after-party at a nearby Korean restaurant to eat and soak up the rich culture of that country. Cost: Martial Arts Demonstration – Free. Korean Dinner – Everyone pays for their own meal. Point of contact is

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

28: Sunday: 3-6pm. Sacred Harp Sing at the Lutheran Church of our Savior, 155 E. Thruston Blvd., Oakwood, near Brown and Main. Experience the American Tradition of shape note singing. All are welcome to come and sing along, or just listen. For more information, email or see her contact information in MPULSE.

JUNE 2017

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 July Calendar. Please forward your submissions to the .

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

25: Sunday: 3-6pm. Sacred Harp Sing at the Lutheran Church of our Savior, 155 E. Thruston Blvd., Oakwood, near Brown and Main. Experience the American Tradition of shape note singing. All are welcome to come and sing along, or just listen. For more information, email or see her contact information in MPULSE.

Latest News

Do you have news about an event or a personal achievement that you want to share? Just send an Email to . Remember that the MPULSE Guidelines also apply to news articles. You can get to the Latest News Page by clicking on the newspaper image on the left.

PLEASE NOTE: To go to the full news article or other associated page, simply click on the news HEADLINE TITLE.

THE NEWSLETTER EDITOR NEEDS YOUR HELP
Added 02/23/2017 by the
Hello DAM members! Your friendly MPULSE editor is in need of some assistance with our newsletter coming up in May. I will be participating in a study abroad program in France for three weeks in May. I will be unable to fulfill my editorship duties during this time. That's where YOU come in! Do you have the drive to put a single edition of DAM's newsletter together for publication? Or would you simply like to help ensure our members stay in-the-know for a month? If so, please send me an email at so we can discuss the details! On behalf of all DAM members, myself included, I thank you in advance for your assistance!

THE 2017 REGIONAL GATHERING (March 31 - April 2, 2017)
Updated 02/02/2017 by
The 2017 Regional Gathering, DAMNations 30 - 3D RG, is March 31-April 2. This going to be at Hotel Dayton, 2301 Wagner Ford Rd, Dayton, OH 45414. Phone 937-278-4871 (mention Dayton Area Mensa when you phone to make your reservations. The Regional Gathering Page will be updated as information is published.

NEW POSITIONS HAVE OPENED UP IN DAYTON AREA MENSA
Added 04/01/2016 by the
We have new posisitions for which we are seeking the right candidate(s). Please check out the full news article and get involved in your Mensa...

The April MPULSE is available!

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

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