Gatherings

Monthly Gathering -- general info -- next gathering
8:00 PM, 2nd Friday of each month
Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark (formerly the Woodbridge Hilton)
Iselin, New Jersey
732-494-6200
Garden State Parkway, North/South Exit 131A
Regional Gathering (RG)
Snowball XLI
CNJM's Regional Gathering
2015
Iselin, New Jersey
Garden State Parkway, North/South Exit 131A
  • the nation's longest-running RG
  • 24-hour hospitality
  • interesting speakers - Friday night and all day Saturday
  • new, larger games room open all weekend
  • karaoke - Friday night
  • craft session - Saturday afternoon
  • dj dance - Saturday night
  • multi-media swap - Sunday morning
  • very close to Metropark train station
  • hotel has well-equipped fitness center and indoor pool
  • free parking
  • register online or by mail
  • day rates available
Register Now!!
Annual Gathering (AG)
Unbridled Spirit!
Mensa's 2015 Annual Gathering
July 1-5, 2015
Louisville, Kentucky

National Events

Colloquium 2015
Brain Health
June 30, 2015
(a one-day add-on to the 2015 Annual Gathering)
Louisville, Kentucky
Mind Games 2015
American Mensans get together to play and rate the latest board and card games over one spring weekend.
May 1-3, 2015
San Diego, California
Looking Ahead
Future Annual Gatherings
  • 2016 AG -- San Diego, California
  • 2017 AG -- Hollywood, Florida
  • 2018 AG -- Indianapolis, Indiana
Future Mind Games
  • 2016 -- TBD

Nearby Regional Gatherings

Snowball XLI
Central New Jersey Mensa
2015
Iselin, NJ -- Garden State Parkway, North/South Exit 131A
RechaRGe
Mensa of Northeastern New York
Labor Day Weekend 2015
Albany, NY
Delaware (yet to be confirmed)
Delaware Mensa and Delaware Valley Mensa
September 2015
Claymont, DE
MensAutumn (yet to be confirmed)
Connecticut & Western Massachusetts Mensa
October 2015
CT
Wicked Good! (yet to be confirmed)
Boston Mensa
2015
Boston, MA
Winter Solstice RG (yet to be confirmed)
Central Pennsylvania Mensa
December 2015
Bird-in-Hand, PA

Monthly Gathering

CNJM holds a gathering each month on a variety of eclectic topics that have included: guitar-making, military police dog demonstration, NJ tombstone markings, revolutionary war mutinies, and quantum physics proving love (to name a few). These presentations are usually held on the 2nd Friday at 8:00 PM in the Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark (formerly Woodbridge Hilton) in Iselin, NJ.

Members, guests, and potential members are all welcomed. Admission is now free.

At 6:30 PM (before the gathering) please join your Mensan peers for dinner and sparkling conversation at Le Cafe Metro...casual dining overlooking the hotel's lobby. Please join us for dinner, the program, or both.

Next gathering:

Special notice -- Dinner before the Gathering has resumed!

Friday, January 9 at 8:00PM

Jeffrey Einbond: Worldwide Cultural Diversity

Jeffrey Einbond is a world traveler and a student of cultural diversity. Jeff will discuss the diversity of cultures throughout the world and also the common cultural themes that unite us all. Jeff will review the cultures of geographically separated people using examples from his travels to show that there is more that unites us than divides us. Jeff will share examples from his travels in the following countries:
Oceania - Australia and New Zealand
Aegean - Greece and Turkey
South America - Peru and Bolivia
Middle East - Israel and Jordan
Asia - China, and Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

Jeff is a native New Yorker, born, raised and educated in NYC. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, from Brooklyn College in Political Science and a Master’s of Public Administration from New York University. He has held a variety of managerial and executive positions in government. He recently retired after a long career with New York State, working at all levels of government. His most recent job was as the Director for Administration at South Beach Psychiatric Center, a mental health facility offering a full continuum of care including inpatient and ambulatory care service. Following retirement, Jeff has been volunteering with several not for profit organizations, including the American Red Cross. He and his wife enjoy traveling and have visited all seven continents.

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