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Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 - 5:30pm
author Frederick Kaufman in conversation with banker and playwright John Bunzel
Mechanics' Institute Members Free, Public Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-money-plot-on-zoom-tickets-124337734511
Activities
Thursday, December 03, 2020 - 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
Thursday, December 03, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members & Guests Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bi-annual-members-meeting-on-zoom-tickets-128190050893
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, December 08, 2020 - 5:00pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 - 6:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Support This Program
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/passion-pride-and-principle-the-first-5-years-of-mechanics-institute-tickets-128062844415
Activities
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 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
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 5:30pm
Join us for our Annual Holiday Gathering on Zoom!
Members & Guests Sliding Scale Free to $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/members-holiday-gathering-on-zoom-tickets-130059103279
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
a history of the Cuban Revolution with notes on its writing and publication
Support This Program
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brothers-from-time-to-time-with-david-landau-tickets-126591501589
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-tour-of-the-mechanics-institute-tickets-131097571365
Activities
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 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
Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 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
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 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
Thursday, January 07, 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
Thursday, January 14, 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
Thursday, January 21, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Meet the Author(s)
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 - 5:30pm

The Money Plot: A History of Currency's Power to Enchant, Control, and Manipulate, on Zoom

author Frederick Kaufman in conversation with banker and playwright John Bunzel
Half fable, half manifesto, this brilliant new take on the ancient concept of cash lays bare its unparalleled capacity to empower and enthrall us.
Mechanics' Institute Members Free
Public Sliding Scale Free to $10

Activities
Thursday, December 03, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, December 03, 2020 - 5:30pm

Bi-Annual Members' Meeting on Zoom

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

Members & Guests Free

Activities
Tuesday, December 08, 2020 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm

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.

Activities
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Passion, Pride and Principle: the first five years of the Mechanics’ Institute of San Francisco

with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards

On December 11, 2020 Mechanics' Institute will mark its 166th year! Come learn about one of the oldest “public” institutions in California that helped pave the way for public libraries and education as we enjoy it today.

Support This Program

Activities
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 5:30pm

Members' Holiday Gathering Happy Hour on Zoom

Join us for our Annual Holiday Gathering on Zoom!

Watch a live cocktail demo with Master Bartender Will Herrera, Owner of High Horse and dance up a storm with our Jazz music maestro DJ Henri Perrier.

Members & Guests Sliding Scale Free to $10

Meet the Author(s)
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Brothers From Time to Time by David Landau

a history of the Cuban Revolution with notes on its writing and publication

Join MI author David Landau as he presents his latest book Brothers From Time to Time, a history of the Cuban revolution, and a discussion of his 25 year writing and publication odyssey.

Support This Program

Activities
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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

Activities
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, January 07, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

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

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

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

Activities
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

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

Write If You Dare!

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

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

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
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
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

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

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

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