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Mensa Admission Test

 Sunday, April 11, 10:00 AM

     Know anyone you feel would be a good candidate for Mensa? We will be offering the Mensa Admission test on Saturday, April 11th at 10:00 am in the Huntsville Library foundation conference Room at the Huntsville Library Main Branch, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville.  The Main Branch phone number is 256-532-5940.


     The cost is $40.00 which may be paid at the test site prior to the test or prepaid, if desired, by following the instructions on the American Mensa website at


     It is also possible to qualify for admission to Mensa using documented results from prior intelligence tests. More information on the prior evidence review process can be found at


     For further information contact Linda Graves,


FS&M Meeting

 Sunday, April 25, 5:00 PM

    Join us for Fold, Staple and Mutilate at the home of Kelly Morger & Ulf Lindstrom located at 11 Sanoma Drive, Madison, AL 35758. Light snacks will be available and you are welcome to bring your favorite along to share.  We'll staple, fold, label and add tabs to the newsletter to prepare it for mailing.  It isn't hard or time consuming work, so there's always lots of time for socializing during and after FS&M.


     "FS&M" is our affectionate term for assembling the NORBAMENSA newsletter. The pages get folded, stapled and labeled. No experience necessary, free training, and you get the scoop early, along with another opportunity for interesting chatter.


Mensa Kids Trek
Saturday, April 11, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM


     April's Mensa Kids Trek event is the annual Spelling Challenge and Creative Writing Workshop. This year's writing theme will be gothic mysteries, similar to the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Saturday, April 11, 2 to 4 pm, in the Huntsville Public Library auditorium. Spelling challenge registration begins at 2:00pm.  Spelling Challenge begins at 2:15p.m. Participants in the spelling challenge must be able to print the words independently on paper.  Paper and pencils will be provided.

     All writing must be legible to the judge. For rules and spelling word lists, send an email request to Matha Williams, The creative workshop begins at about 3:00p.m.

     If you have original literature of any genre (general audience) that you have created, and/or if you create original literature during the workshop and would like to read it to the audience, you will be invited to share your literary creations as time allows.

        Mensa Kids Trek is free, open to the public, and geared for all ages. Children must have adult partners.  For more information on Mensa Kids Trek and/or Brain Trek, please contact Martha Williams,


April Dinner Meeting
 Sunday, April 19, 6:00 PM

     The April Dinner meeting will be at Wintzells's Oyster House (in their meeting room, at 5100 Sanderson St. in Huntsville, Al. (256-726-0511)


FS&M Meeting

 Sunday, March 22


     We had a great turnout for the March FS&M, loads of good food and plenty of time to talk and party.









Don't Forget Your White Elephants!


          Don't forget to bring your White Elephants to the dinner meeting.  These are items you no longer treasure, but think someone else will. Items are brought in bags and numbers are assigned to names and the fun begins as random numbers are called.  The most popular items are books and magazines - Mensans never have enough to read!


Let's Eat


     Local group members usually schedule two opportunities for our members to join together at local restaurants for dinner on Wednesdays.  For obvious reasons, they are referred to as "Let's Eat, Huntsville" and "Let's Eat, Madison."  Both provide great atmospheres for enjoying the company of fellow Mensans. 




      Temperance for March will be at Casa Blanca, Main Street South, Huntsville, AL. If you're new to MENSA you might be misled by the tongue-in-cheek name of this event.  Don't let that keep you from joining us on the first Friday of each month at 5:30.  The truth is, we drink up and relax after a hard week at work or play (for the retired folks).  Some order dinner, others just enjoy the company and a couple of drinks.  On the odd-numbered months we meet at Tim's Cajun Kitchen on Jordan Lane.  On the even numbered months we meet at Casa Blanca on South Memorial Parkway in Main Street South shopping center.  The event is open to all members and their families.  Hope to see you there!


Mensa is a social organization formed by and for people who have scored above the 98th percentile on a recognized IQ test.  Mensa has three stated purposes; to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity, to encourage research in the nature, characteristics and uses of intelligence, and to promote stimulation intellectual and social opportunities for its members.

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