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Classes
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Financial Office Hours

Learn at your own pace with a librarian to guide you. Make an appointment between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to learn how to make the most of the financial resources MI offers!

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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Activities
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Writers’ Lunch with Elisa Kleven: Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books

Writers’ Lunch with Elisa Kleven
Members & Public Free
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CinemaLit Films
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Infamous (2006)

October 2017: Writers in Action!

Truman Capote befriends murderer Perry Smith in the course of researching and writing In Cold Blood.

Members Free
Public $10 (suggested donation)

Classes
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

by Laurence Sterne

At once endlessly facetious and highly serious, Sterne's great comic novel contains some of the best-known and best-loved characters in English literature – including Uncle Toby, Corporal Trim, Parson Yorick, and Dr. Slop – and boasts one of the most innovative and whimsical narrative styles in all of literature.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm

Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change (Nation Books)

Author Morgan Simon in conversation with Activist and Fundraiser Kath Delaney, Madera Group

Will impact investment empower millions of people worldwide, or will it just replicate the same failures that have plagued the aid and antipoverty industry?

Members Free
Friends of Northern California Grantmakers Free
Friends of Social Change Free
Public $15

CinemaLit Films
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Deathtrap (1982)

October 2017: Writers in Action!

A Broadway playwright on the skids schemes to steal his student’s work in this deviously clever thriller-comedy adapted from Ira Levin’s hit play.

Members Free
Public $10 (suggested donation)

Classes
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Knit Happens

Group Activity

Bring a knitting or crochet project and get to know your fellow Mechanics’ Institute members and staff.

Members Only; Free
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Activities
Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Friday, November 03, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Tour of Wells Fargo History Museum

Come take a tour of the Wells Fargo History Museum at Wells Fargo's corporate headquarters in the heart of the Financial District.

Members only - Free

CinemaLit Films
Friday, November 03, 2017 - 6:00pm

The Train (1964)

November/December 2017: Au Revoir, Jeanne Moreau

The Resistance schemes to save a trainload of looted French art heading to Nazi Germany in this suspenseful and deeply moving action drama.

Members Free
Public $10 (suggested donation)

Classes
Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

SAVE IT!

How to collect, communicate, and share family and community life stories

This one-day workshop will help jumpstart your project by focusing on the two most important aspects of oral history projects: the art of the interview and the art and technology of presentation. 

Members $75
Public $100

Classes
Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Monday, November 06, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Here's to Your Career Change! Resume Makeover Clinic for Career Transitioning

In this workshop, you will gain insights about innovative approaches, review resume examples that follow best practices in a changing job market, and learn tips to strengthen your resume for better results.

Members & Public Free

Activities
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Dwelling Dreamers Discussion Group

Join our informal monthly club for Mechanics' Institute members of all ages who want to improve their living environment.

Members only - Free
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No registration required.

Meet the Author(s)
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 12:30pm

Overtaken by the Night: One Russian's Journey through Peace, War, Revolution and Terror (University of Pittsburgh Press)

Seize the Day: A Russian Revolution Centennial

This is a gripping biography of a man of many faces, a behind-the-curtain look at the inner workings of Russian politics at its highest levels, and an engrossing account of ordinary Russians engulfed by swiftly moving political and social currents.

Members of Mechanics' Institute Free
Members of IHS Free
Public $15

Meet the Author(s)
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 6:30pm

The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution (Princeton University Press)

Seize the Day: A Russian Revolution Centennial

In time for the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, here is an unforgettable story of revolution, terror, and a building.

Members of Mechanics' Institute Free
Members of IHS Free
Public $15

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

Miss Lonelyhearts & Day of the Locust

by Nathanael West

Miss Lonelyhearts concerns a nameless man assigned to produce a newspaper advice column ― but as time passes he begins to break under the endless misery of those who write in, begging him for advice.

Set in Hollywood during the Depression, the narrator of Day of the Locust comes to California in the hope of a career as a painter for movie backdrops but soon joins the disenchanted second-rate actors, technicians, laborers and other characters living on the fringes of the movie industry.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Technology Office Hours

Every Second Thursday of the Month

Reserve a 30-minute appointment to work with a librarian for one-on-one help with a device, software, email, or similar tech- and internet-related issue.

Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Long Upon the Land

by Margaret Maron

Investigating the discovery of a dead body on Judge Deborah Knott's family farm, her husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, soon uncovers a long-simmering hostility between the Knott family patriarch and the slain man over a land dispute...

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Second Tuesday TED Talk
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Second Tuesday TED Talk

Bring your lunch and curiosity to talk about ideas, stories, and concepts with fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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Classes
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Library Downloads Workshop: eBooks, eMagazines, eComics, eAudiobooks

Every Third Wednesday of the Month

Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading eBooks, eMagazines, eComics, and eAudiobooks.

Members Only; Free
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Meet the Author(s)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:30pm

Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age (Simon and Schuster)

Author Lesley Berlin in conversation with Journalist Frances Dinkelspiel

At a time when the five most valuable companies on the planet are high-tech firms and nearly half of Americans say they cannot live without their cell phones, Troublemakers reveals the untold story of how we got here.

Members Free
Public $15

Activities
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Writers' Lunch with Sisters in Crime

Join us and learn more about Sisters in Crime, an international organization of crime writers, readers, booksellers, librarians, agents, editors, reviewers and teachers

MI Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

CinemaLit Films
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea (1995)

November/December 2017: Au Revoir, Jeanne Moreau

A veteran swindler and blackmailer mentors a youthful novice over her longtime partner’s objections in this entertaining comedy.

Members Free
Public $10 (suggested donation)

Classes
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Indie Publishing Working Group

The Indie Publishers' Working Group was started by author and editor C J Verburg in response to the rapidly changing landscape of publishing and the diverse needs of Mechanics' Institute member writers. If you're working on a book project and you're curious about independent publishing, or publishing in general, you're welcome to attend.

Members Only - Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

Casanova's Chinese Restaurant

by Anthony Powell

Casanova's Chinese Restaurant forms the fifth volume of Powell's masterpiece twelve-volume sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

Using the guidelines described in Writing Without Teachers, join this member-led "come as you are" writing group.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

CinemaLit Films
Friday, December 01, 2017 - 6:00pm

The Last Tycoon (1976) -- Season Finale!

November/December 2017: Au Revoir, Jeanne Moreau

A 1930s movie producer slowly works himself to death in this insightful, star-studded adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final novel inspired by Irving Thalberg.

Members Free
Public $10 (suggested donation)

Classes
Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 03, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Dwelling Dreamers Discussion Group

Join our informal monthly club for Mechanics' Institute members of all ages who want to improve their living environment.

Members only - Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Job Forum Career Advice and Coaching for MI Members

The Job Forum of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is providing the Mechanics' Institute with an evening of networking, career advice and coaching!

MI Members & Public Free

Activities
Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 5:30pm

Bi-Annual Members' Meeting

Join us for our bi-annual Mechanics’ Institute community gathering to meet fellow members, staff and trustees.

Members & Guests Free
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No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Death in Brittany

by Jean-Luc Bannalec

Commissaire Georges Dupin, a cantankerous, Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote Breton coast, is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder...

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

A Confederacy of Dunces

by John Kennedy Toole

Ignatius J. Reilly, is a haughty, hungry human with an appetite for misadventure. Both fractious and fastidious – think Don Quixote in the French Quarter – Ignatius gets himself involved in a series of comic interludes that never result in a moral awakening of any description.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Annual Members' Holiday Gathering

Hors d'oeuvres, gourmet cheeses, delectable desserts, and tempting libations!

Members & Their Guests $15

Classes
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Indie Publishing Working Group

The Indie Publishers' Working Group was started by author and editor C J Verburg in response to the rapidly changing landscape of publishing and the diverse needs of Mechanics' Institute member writers. If you're working on a book project and you're curious about independent publishing, or publishing in general, you're welcome to attend.

Members Only - Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

A Confederacy of Dunces

by John Kennedy Toole

Ignatius J. Reilly, is a haughty, hungry human with an appetite for misadventure. Both fractious and fastidious – think Don Quixote in the French Quarter – Ignatius gets himself involved in a series of comic interludes that never result in a moral awakening of any description.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, January 06, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, January 07, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, February 03, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.