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Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 - 7:00pm
Presented by Bay Area Book Festival, Co-sponsored by Mechanics’ Institute
$20, Event Admission + SIGNED copy of "The Committed" $40, Discount code: mivk4gem4v for $11 off book/admission ticket (special offer limited to 50 attendees)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bohemians-west-on-zoom-tickets-115802172415
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-tour-of-the-mechanics-institute-tickets-142012365809
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, March 04, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, March 05, 2021 - 6:00pm
March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-heat-and-dust-1983-130-minutes-registration-137692715619
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, March 06, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Sunday, March 07, 2021 - 2:00pm
Presented on Zoom by the Jewish Community Library, co-presented by Mechanics' Institute
Free to all
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bohemians-west-on-zoom-tickets-115802172415
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 - 6:00pm
Presented by Bay Area Book Festival, Co-sponsored by Mechanics’ Institute
$20, Event Admission + SIGNED copy of "The Committed" $40, Discount code: midyhfu41a for $11 off book/admission ticket (special offer limited to 50 attendees)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bohemians-west-on-zoom-tickets-115802172415
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
by Leo Tolstoy
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Activities, Club Events
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 12:00pm
with author Frederik Schodt and publisher Peter Goodman of Stone Bridge Press
Support This Program
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-making-of-my-heart-sutra-a-world-in-260-characters-tickets-139040972291
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 6:00pm
March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-the-bostonians-1984-123-minutes-registration-137697804841
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Photograph of a typewriter
Activities, Club Events
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:00pm
Meta Writing and How It Keeps Your Ideas Flowing
Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-lunch-meta-writing-and-how-it-keeps-your-ideas-flowing-tickets-142609800753
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 6:00pm
March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-maurice-1987-141-minutes-registration-137701953249
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 7:00pm
by Olga Tokarczuk
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 5:30pm
Cosponsored by Mechanics' Institute and Museum for the African Diaspora (MoAD)
Mechanics' Institute and MoAD Members Free, Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whats-your-story-a-celebration-for-womens-history-month-tickets-141220324793
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-howards-end-1992-143-minutes-registration-137859917725
Activities, Club Events
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 10:00am
with literary agent Laurie McLean
Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-year-new-day-in-publishing-with-laurie-mclean-tickets-138505097475
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, April 01, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, April 02, 2021 - 6:00pm
April 2021 CinemaLit: Wonderful William Wyler
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zoom-discussion-of-the-best-years-of-our-lives-1946-171-minutes-registration-142582180139
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, April 03, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, April 08, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Thursday, April 08, 2021 - 5:30pm
Author Jasmin Darznik in conversation with Journalist Elaine Elinson, on Zoom
Mechanics' Institute , Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-bohemians-on-zoom-tickets-141208960803
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, April 09, 2021 - 6:00pm
April 2021 CinemaLit: Wonderful William Wyler
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zoom-discussion-of-dodsworth-1935-101-minutes-registration-142589291409
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 6:00pm
April 2021 CinemaLit: Wonderful William Wyler
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zoom-discussion-of-dead-end-1937-93-minutes-registration-143863037217
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
a reading and celebration of National Poetry Month
Support This Program
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/no-poetry-no-peace-a-celebration-of-national-poetry-month-tickets-142611108665
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, May 01, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, May 05, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, May 06, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, May 08, 2021 - 12:00pm
with Sheryl Bize-Boutte and Joan Gelfand
MI Members $15, Public $25
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-storyboard-to-narrative-tickets-141485044577
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, May 08, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:00pm
wih Dr. Nancy J. Taniguchi
Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/words-matter-james-king-of-william-and-san-franciscos-1856-vigilantes-tickets-140920369619
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 6:00pm
with Nick Wright
Support This Program
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stepping-into-the-past-early-san-francisco-panoramas-with-nick-wright-tickets-141498021391
Activities
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, June 03, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, June 05, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, July 01, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, July 03, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, July 07, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, July 08, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, August 04, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, August 05, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, August 07, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 11:00am
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/write-now-a-virtual-drop-in-writing-session-registration-105019686710
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, September 01, 2021 - 4:00pm
Check out the Chess Department offerings
Members may join free or for a registration fee., Most are open for public for a registration fee.
Meet the Author(s)
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Committed: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on Betrayal and Belonging, on Zoom

Presented by Bay Area Book Festival, Co-sponsored by Mechanics’ Institute

The Bay Area book Festival presents Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Committed, co-sponsored by Mechanics Institute on Zoom.

$20
Event Admission + SIGNED copy of "The Committed" $40
Discount code: mivk4gem4v for $11 off book/admission ticket (special offer limited to 50 attendees)

Activities
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Tour of the Mechanics' Institute

with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards

If you are a new, long-time, or prospective member the Virtual Tour of the Mechanics' Institute will orient you to our building, include an overview of our history and mission, and outline our current services and the benefits of membership.

Free

Classes
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, March 04, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

CinemaLit Films
Friday, March 05, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - Heat and Dust (1983) – 130 minutes

March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen

This film traces the lives of two Englishwomen in India, one in the 1920s, one in the '80s, both struggling to understand the subcontinent and separate myth from reality.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, March 06, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Meet the Author(s)
Sunday, March 07, 2021 - 2:00pm

Heirs of Yesterday with Editors Barbara Cantalupo and Lori Harrison-Kahan

Presented on Zoom by the Jewish Community Library, co-presented by Mechanics' Institute

Old San Francisco in Jewish American Fiction: A Launch Event for Emma Wolf's Heirs of Yesterday, with editors Barbara Cantalupo and Lori Harrison-Kahan, presented by the Jewish Community Library, co-presented by Mechanics' Institute.

Free to all

Meet the Author(s)
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 - 6:00pm

“What it Means to Love America”: Dan Rather on his new book, What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel, with Host Priya David Clemens, on Zoom

Presented by Bay Area Book Festival, Co-sponsored by Mechanics’ Institute

The Bay Area book Festival presents Dan Rather in conversation with Priya David Clemens, co-sponsored by Mechanics Institute on Zoom.

$20
Event Admission + SIGNED copy of "The Committed" $40
Discount code: midyhfu41a for $11 off book/admission ticket (special offer limited to 50 attendees)

Classes
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Hadji-Murat

by Leo Tolstoy

Discuss Hadji-Murat by Leo Tolstoy fellow members.

Members Free

Activities
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Activities
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Making of My Heart Sutra: a world in 260 Characters

with author Frederik Schodt and publisher Peter Goodman of Stone Bridge Press

Join author Frederik L. Schodt and publisher Peter Goodman for a discussion of the new book My Heart Sutra: A World in 260 Characters, Fred's exploration of one of the world's great spiritual documents and why it has intrigued, inspired, and nurtured him for decades.

Support This Program

CinemaLit Films
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - March 12 - The Bostonians (1984) – 123 minutes

March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen

In 1880s Boston, a women's rights champion and her male cousin vie for the heart and mind of Verena, young public speaker

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
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Activities
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Activities
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Writers Lunch

Meta Writing and How It Keeps Your Ideas Flowing

The Writers Lunch is a casual chat with our writers community on the 3rd Friday of each month.

Members & Public Free

CinemaLit Films
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - March 19 - Maurice (1987) – 141 minutes

March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen

A masterful adaptation of Forster's novel of forbidden homosexual love set against the stifling social norms of Edwardian England.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

by Olga Tokarczuk

Discuss Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk fellow members.

Members Free

Activities
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 5:30pm

What's Your Story - A Celebration for Women's History Month with Rebecca Walker, Lily Diamond and Ericka Huggins, on Zoom

Cosponsored by Mechanics' Institute and Museum for the African Diaspora (MoAD)

Rebecca Walker and Lily Diamond, authors of What's Your Story:A Journal for Everyday Evolution in conversation with political activist and poet Ericka Huggins

Mechanics' Institute and MoAD Members Free
Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10

CinemaLit Films
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - Howards End (1992) – 143 minutes

March 2021 CinemaLit: Merchant Ivory from Page to Screen

The lives of two English sisters become entangled with a wealthy conservative family, a poor bank clerk, and an idyllic country home.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Activities
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

New Year, New Day in Publishing

with literary agent Laurie McLean

How has the pandemic altered the status quo for the publishing industry?  Literary agent Laurie McLean will fill you in on the new normal for writers in this revealing session. Be ready to take advantage of the opportunities for your book—and yourself.

Free

Classes
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Classes
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
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Activities
Thursday, April 01, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

CinemaLit Films
Friday, April 02, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) – 171 minutes

April 2021 CinemaLit: Wonderful William Wyler

Three veterans returning to their small town face challenges readjusting to civilian life.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, April 03, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Thursday, April 08, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, April 08, 2021 - 5:30pm

The Bohemians: a Novel

Author Jasmin Darznik in conversation with Journalist Elaine Elinson, on Zoom

Author Jasmin Darznik discusses her new novel about iconic photographer Dorothea Lange with journalist Elaine Elinson, on Zoom.

Mechanics' Institute
Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10

CinemaLit Films
Friday, April 09, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - Dodsworth (1935) – 101 minutes

April 2021 CinemaLit: Wonderful William Wyler

A trip to Europe reveals the faultlines in a middle-aged couple's marriage.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

CinemaLit Films
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - Dead End (1937) – 93 minutes

April 2021 CinemaLit: Wonderful William Wyler

Against an impressive studio set, Wyler adapts Sidney Kingsley's hit play about desperate lives on Manhattan's East Side.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

No Poetry No Peace

a reading and celebration of National Poetry Month

"Poetry provides pathways for creative and cathartic human expression and peace." Join us in celebration of National Poetry Month for a reading of poems from No Poetry No Peace, a collection written by Sheryl Bize-Boutte and her daughter Dr. Angela Boutte; and a selection of local poets.

Support This Program

Activities
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Classes
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

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please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, May 01, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, May 05, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Thursday, May 06, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, May 08, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

From Storyboard to Narrative

with Sheryl Bize-Boutte and Joan Gelfand

In this workshop, authors Sheryl J. Bize-Boutte  and Joan Gelfand will guide you from storyboard creation to story narrative.

 

MI Members $15
Public $25

Classes
Saturday, May 08, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Meet the Author(s)
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Words Matter: James King of William and San Francisco’s 1856 Vigilantes

wih Dr. Nancy J. Taniguchi

Award-winning historian Nancy J. Taniguchi, the author of Dirty Deeds: Land, Violence, and the 1856 San Francisco Vigilance Committee, will discuss the life and tragic death of outspoken journalist James King of William and how he, a group of wealthy merchants, and a couple of committed historians shaped San Francisco’s history!

Members & Public Free

Classes
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Stepping into the Past: Early San Francisco Panoramas

with Nick Wright

Please join Nick Wright on a journey back in time to experience ultra-high-resolution views of Gold Rush San Francisco.

Support This Program

Activities
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Classes
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
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Activities
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Activities
Thursday, June 03, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, June 05, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
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Activities
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
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Activities
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
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Activities
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Classes
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, July 01, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, July 03, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, July 07, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

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Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
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Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, July 08, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Activities
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Classes
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, August 04, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, August 05, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, August 07, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Classes
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
Members of MI - Free

Classes
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Online ClassesEvents & Tournaments, and Services

Monday 4:00 - 5:30PM PT    Chess Cafe
Monday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Game Review Class with FM Paul Whitehead
Wednesday 5:00-6:00PM PT    Free Adult Beginner Class for Mechanics' Members
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00PM PT    Endgame Lab with FM Paul Whitehead
Sunday 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT    Free Women's Class by Sophie Adams
 

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.

Activities
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Activities
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Knit Happens Online

Are you a crafty member of the Mechanics' Institute? Knit happens, but we'd love to see your crochet too! Bring a project and get to know your fellow Mechanics' Institute members and staff over Zoom. Knit Happens bimonthly: every second and last Tuesday. All skill levels welcome — join us!

Members Free

Classes
Wednesday, September 01, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Events for Kids

Check out the Chess Department offerings

Classes - Clubs - Camps - Tournaments

If you wish to get updates on our online offerings, including classes, camps, and tournaments,
please fill out our google form: https://forms.gle/ZDhJB9cQHZkEo4h86

Members may join free or for a registration fee.
Most are open for public for a registration fee.