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Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, August 06, 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, August 11, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:00pm
presented by Jim Schein
Members & Public Free
Activities
Thursday, August 13, 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
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 6:00pm
moderated by Lyzette Wanzer
Members & Public Free
Activities
Thursday, August 20, 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, August 25, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 5:00pm
with Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and Other Guests
Free to all
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/suffrage-100-a-centennial-celebration-on-zoom-tickets-115139222514
Activities
Thursday, August 27, 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
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, September 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, September 03, 2020 - 6:00pm
with Michael Warr and Chun Yu
Free
Activities, Club Events
Friday, September 04, 2020 - 12:00pm
a conversation with Emily Freeman, Louise Nayer, and Lindsey Crittenden
Members & Public Free
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities
Thursday, September 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
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, September 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, September 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, September 29, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, October 01, 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, October 08, 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, October 13, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, October 15, 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, October 22, 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, October 27, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, October 29, 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, November 05, 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, November 10, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, November 12, 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, November 19, 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, November 24, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Thursday, November 26, 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 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
Tuesday, December 08, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
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
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 5:30pm
Members Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 - 12:00pm
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards
Free
Activities
Wednesday, August 05, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, August 06, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, August 11, 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.

Meet the Author(s)
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:00pm

Gold Mountain, Big City: Ken Cathcart's 1947 Illustrated Map of San Francisco's Chinatown

presented by Jim Schein

Join us for a virtual presentation of Jim Schein's new book about Ken Cathcart's 1947 illustrated map of San Francisco's Chinatown.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Wednesday, August 19, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Flash Fiction Open Mic

moderated by Lyzette Wanzer

In this virtual open mic event, share your flash fiction examining the truths and the lies we’re uncovering amid this global pandemic. Moderated by author Lyzette Wanzer.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, August 25, 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
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 5:00pm

Suffrage 100: A Centennial Celebration on Zoom, Cosponsored by the League of Women Voters, SF

with Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and Other Guests

Celebrate the anniversary of women’s right to vote with California Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, Aimee Allison, former President of Democracy in Color, Marisa Lagos, KQED Political Correspondent, Alison Goh, President of the League of Women Voters of San Francisco, and other special guests.

Free to all

Activities
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Wednesday, September 02, 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
More information
No registration required.

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

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, September 03, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Two Languages/One Community: a creative partnership

with Michael Warr and Chun Yu

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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Friday, September 04, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

How To Write a Memoir: From Idea to Publication

a conversation with Emily Freeman, Louise Nayer, and Lindsey Crittenden

Join Emily Freeman, student and author, and her teachers/editors and authors Louise Nayer and Lindsey Crittenden for a conversation about her new memoir Failure to Appear.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Tuesday, September 08, 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, September 10, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Wednesday, September 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
More information
No registration required.

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

Write If You Dare!

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

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

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, September 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
Wednesday, September 30, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, October 01, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, October 08, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, October 13, 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
Wednesday, October 14, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, October 27, 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
Wednesday, October 28, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, November 05, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, November 10, 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
Wednesday, November 11, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, November 24, 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
Wednesday, November 25, 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, November 26, 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 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!

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

Activities
Tuesday, December 08, 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
Wednesday, December 09, 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
More information
No registration required.

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
Wednesday, December 23, 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
More information
No registration required.

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
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 - 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 - 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
More information
No registration required.