Thursday, July 18, 2013

Weekend Events for July 20 - 21, 2013

Here are some of the events that might be interesting for you this weekend.

Mensa Qualifying Test

Where: University Hotel, Diliman, Quezon City
When: July 20, 2013; 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Details (source: Facebook Event page): The next Mensa qualifying exam will be on July 20, 2013 (Saturday) at the Carillon Room of University Hotel, inside UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City.

Test sessions will be held every hour from 9:00am until 3:00pm (the last exam session will begin at 3:00pm).

Interested test-takers are free to walk-in anytime, but some waiting may apply depending on the time of the next test, and availability of venue seats. The Mensa test typically takes 40 minutes to complete.

Scoring in the top two percentile of the Mensa test is the only prerequisite to becoming a Mensa member.

The test fee is Php500; and all test-takers are required to bring a valid ID with photo. Undergrad students may avail of the discounted price of Php300 if they show a current school ID.

The minimum age to take the Mensa test is 14 years old.

For more information about Mensa, you may visit the Mensa Philippines website at

Royal Postal Heritage Tour (Closed)

Filipinas Stamp Collectors’ Club in cooperation with Philpost, Museo ng Maynila , Intramuros Administration, National Press Club , Winners Foundation , Department of Education , GSIS cordially invites everyone to an afternoon of fun ,travel , unravel stories ,nature tripping, mysteries and ghost sightings behind some of the city’s most historical buildings, wilderness areas and sites! Photography is is allowed with permit !

The FREE tour is scheduled on July 21, 2013,third Sunday of the month. This will also coincide the club’s monthly meeting . To those who are interested in coming to the tour, maximum number of participants ( 50 ) even before the schedule deadline which is on July 17, 2013 registration is a must for these FREE Guided tour.

Next tour schedule will be held on August 18 , 2013 ( tentative but the public can book for a slot )

Mrs.Josie Tiongson – Cura – ( 0917-9800708 / GLOBE )
Everyday -preferably office hours. Monday to Saturday
Mr.Lawrence Chan – ( 0919-3901671) anytime preferably 7:00am to past 10PM
Mr. Rey Ong De Jesus- Education and Exhibition
(577-1297) Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm only

Meeting Place: Liwasang Bonifacio fountain area in front of Manila Central Post Office aka Plaza Lawton
Assembly Time : 12:30PM to 1:00PM
Date: July 21, 2013– Sunday
Itinerary : Arroceros Forest Park, Aduana, Puerta Isabel 2 Gate and Monument, Plaza Mexico, Plaza Roma, Manila Cathedral, Postal Museum and Library, Liwasang Bonifacio, Metropolitan theater, National Press Club grounds . Bahay Tsinoy ( optional) with pay Php 100.00 per head. Calvo Building Photography museum ( optional) Php 30.00 per head.

Note: It depend on the participants on how fast or slow the tour will last, some itinerary may not be covered .

Although this is a FREE Tour any donation to the club's various out- reach projects are highly "WELCOME"

But if you are interested you can join next months tour: Royal Postal Heritage Tour.

Filipino Freethinkers Meetup

Source: FF

Location: Holy Trinity Church, 48 Mckinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati
Google map:
Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Discussion topics
- Ender's Game
- Raising Freethinkers
- Not Having Kids
- Raunchy topic: The ethics of incest

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.

Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0927 323 3532

* Newbies are welcome.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen

RSVP here: Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, July 21, 2013

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