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Classes, Club Events
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 3:00pm
How to Protect Your Privacy on the Web
Members Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/surf-smarter-how-to-protect-your-privacy-on-the-web-tickets-133269776489
Classes, Club Events
Monday, January 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, Club Events
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, January 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.
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
by John Banville
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, January 28, 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, January 28, 2021 - 5:30pm
Gray Brechin (Living New Deal) in conversation with environmental historian Stephen Pyne about California fires and the Ponderosa Way
Mechanics' Institute Members Free, Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saving-paradise-and-the-ponderosa-way-firebreak-on-zoom-tickets-133776877241
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 6:00pm
January 2021 CinemaLit: Golden Silents
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-modern-times-1936-88-minutes-registration-132187942695
Chess Tournaments, Premier Events
Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 9:00am
Via Chess.com
Registration required
Classes, Club Events
Monday, February 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.
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-tour-of-the-mechanics-institute-tickets-138182634981
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, February 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, February 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
Classes, Club Events
Friday, February 05, 2021 - 12:00pm
A two hour class with David Colin Carr
Submit a Writing Sample $50, Back Cover Copy/Outline $20, Observer $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/face-time-with-an-editor-a-two-hour-class-with-david-colin-carr-tickets-121244984011
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Friday, February 05, 2021 - 2:30pm
Presented by the Providence Athenaeum, Co-sponsored by Mechanics' Institute, on Zoom
Free with Promo Code
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bohemians-west-on-zoom-tickets-115802172415
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, February 05, 2021 - 6:00pm
February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyesfeeling-heart-registration-135595617141
Classes, Club Events
Monday, February 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, February 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, February 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
by Jean Rhys
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, February 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
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 5:30pm
with authors With authors Dick Evans and Kathy Chin Leong
Mechanics' Institute Members Free, Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-franciscos-chinatown-on-zoom-tickets-133019953261
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 6:00pm
February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-anita-speaking-truth-to-power-2013-registration-135607805597
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 9:30am
with Lauren and Christopher Cunningham
MI Members $19, Public $29
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fairy-tales-magic-curses-and-redemption-tickets-134442197231
Classes, Club Events
Monday, February 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.
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 6:00pm
with author and podcaster Matthew Félix
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lessons-from-behind-the-mic-tickets-133260653201
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, February 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, February 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
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:00pm
February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-moonlight-2016-111-minutes-registration-135611121515
Classes, Club Events
Monday, February 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, February 23, 2021 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, February 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, February 24, 2021 - 7:00pm
by Honoré de Balzac
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, February 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, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm
Author Véronique Tadjo in conversation with writer Faith Adiele
Mechanics' Institute and MoAD Members Free, Public Sliding Scale $5 to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-the-company-of-men-on-zoom-tickets-133267240905
CinemaLit Films, Club Events
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2
Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinemalit-zoom-discussion-of-miss-juneteenth-2020-100-minutes-registration-135613221797
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 10:30am
with Kate Farrell author of Story Power
MI Members $49, Public $59
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stories-from-the-pandemic-a-storytelling-workshop-in-two-parts-tickets-127371949931
Classes, Club Events
Monday, March 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, 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
Monday, March 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, 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.
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
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
Monday, March 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, 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
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
Monday, March 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.
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.
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
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
Classes, Club Events
Monday, March 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.
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
Classes, Club Events
Monday, April 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, 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
Classes, Club Events
Monday, April 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, 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
Classes, Club Events
Monday, April 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, 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
Monday, April 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, 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
Monday, May 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, 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
Monday, May 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, 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
Classes, Club Events
Monday, May 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, 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
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
Monday, May 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, 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
Monday, May 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, 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
Monday, June 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, 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
Monday, June 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, 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
Monday, June 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, 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
Monday, June 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, 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
Monday, July 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, 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
Monday, July 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, 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
Monday, July 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, 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
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm

Surf Smarter

How to Protect Your Privacy on the Web

Have you noticed after you've been searching for information on the web, that ads mirroring your search begin to pop up and follow you around?

Members Free

Classes
Monday, January 25, 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.
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Tuesday, January 26, 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
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, January 27, 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.
More information
No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Doctor Copernicus

by John Banville

Discuss Doctor Copernicus by John Banville with fellow members.

Members Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, January 28, 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, January 28, 2021 - 5:30pm

Saving Paradise and the Ponderosa Way Firebreak on Zoom

Gray Brechin (Living New Deal) in conversation with environmental historian Stephen Pyne about California fires and the Ponderosa Way

Gray Brechin, founder of the Living New Deal and environmental historian and fire expert Stephen Pyne talk about California fire prevention, forest preservation, and the potential of the Ponderosa Way.

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

CinemaLit Films
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - Modern Times (1936) – 88 minutes

January 2021 CinemaLit: Golden Silents

Chaplin plays The Little Tramp one last time in this delightful satire on modern life.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Chess Tournaments
Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

2021 US Amateur Team West ONLINE - National Championship

Via Chess.com
Registration required
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Monday, February 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.
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, February 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, February 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.
More information
No registration required.

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

Write If You Dare!

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

Classes
Friday, February 05, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Face Time with an Editor

A two hour class with David Colin Carr

A lot can be learned about writing and self-editing from watching an editor in the trenches. Learn how an editor works in real time.

Submit a Writing Sample $50
Back Cover Copy/Outline $20
Observer $10

Meet the Author(s)
Friday, February 05, 2021 - 2:30pm

Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House in Conversation with Writer Patrick Ryan

Presented by the Providence Athenaeum, Co-sponsored by Mechanics' Institute, on Zoom

The Providence Athenaeum presents Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House, in conversation with writer Patrick Ryan, co-sponsored by Mechanics Institute on Zoom.

Free with Promo Code

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

Zoom Salon - Lorraine Hansberry Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart (2017) – 117 minutes

February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2

This superb documentary looks at the many dimensions of Lorraine Hansbury's life.

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Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Monday, February 08, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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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
 

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

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

Wide Sargasso Sea

by Jean Rhys

Discuss Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys with fellow members.

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Activities
Thursday, February 11, 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, February 11, 2021 - 5:30pm

San Francisco's Chinatown on Zoom

with authors With authors Dick Evans and Kathy Chin Leong

Photographer Dick Evans and award-winning journalist Kathy Chin Leong capture the diversity and humanity of San Francisco's Chinatown, the densest urban neighborhood west of Manhattan.

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

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

Zoom Salon - Anita Speaking Truth to Power (2013) – 77 minutes

February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2

A compelling look at a courageous woman at the heart of a critical moment in American history where politics, gender, race, and power intersected.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Fairy Tales: magic, curses and redemption

with Lauren and Christopher Cunningham

This class will cover the folktale origins of fairy tales, their transformation during the Renaissance with the invention of the printing press, what makes fairy tales unique and the valuable functions they’ve served as entertainment, education and inspiration in preliterate societies around the world.

MI Members $19
Public $29

Classes
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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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
 

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Activities
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Lessons From Behind the Mic

with author and podcaster Matthew Félix

 In this talk, Matthew Félix shares what he's learned about the art of the interview.

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

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Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
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CinemaLit Films
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom Salon - Moonlight (2016) – 111 minutes

February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2

A modern classic, and one of the Academy's better twenty-first century choices for the coveted Best Picture statuette

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Classes
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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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
 

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Activities
Tuesday, February 23, 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!

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

Various Chess Events for Kids

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

Eugénie Grandet

by Honoré de Balzac

Discuss Eugénie Grandet by Balzac fellow members.

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

Write If You Dare!

A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group
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Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

In the Company of Men: A Novel on Zoom

Author Véronique Tadjo in conversation with writer Faith Adiele

Drawing on real accounts of the Ebola outbreak that devastated West Africa, this poignant, timely fable reflects on both the strength and the fragility of life and humanity's place in the world.

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

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

Zoom Salon - Miss Juneteenth (2020) – 100 minutes

February 2021 CinemaLit: In Celebration of Black History Month, Black Lives on Film 2

In a world rarely seen in feature films, director-screenwriter Channing Godfrey Peoples explores regrets, shame, and second chances.

Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Stories from the Pandemic: A Storytelling Workshop in Two Parts

with Kate Farrell author of Story Power

Learn how to tell an unforgettable story from the pandemic and record it for the MI archives.

MI Members $49
Public $59

Classes
Monday, March 01, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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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
 

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

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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.

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Classes
Monday, March 08, 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
 

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

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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

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

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Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Classes
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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

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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

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.

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Classes
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Various Chess Classes & Tournaments for Adults

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

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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

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

Classes
Monday, March 29, 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.
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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!

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

Various Chess Events for Kids

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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

Classes
Monday, April 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
 

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

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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

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

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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

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

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

Various Chess Events for Kids

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

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

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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

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

Various Chess Events for Kids

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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
Monday, May 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.
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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
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Classes
Wednesday, May 26, 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, May 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Classes
Monday, May 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.
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, June 02, 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, June 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.
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, June 09, 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, June 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.
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, June 16, 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, June 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.
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, June 23, 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, June 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, June 30, 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, July 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.
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, July 07, 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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, July 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.
More information
No registration required.

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.
More information
No registration required.

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
Monday, July 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.
More information
No registration required.

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.
More information
No registration required.

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