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Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 5:30pm
Last Tuesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Detail of the map
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
with Jimmie Schein from Schein & Schein Antique Maps and Prints
MI Members $5, Friends of Shaping SF $5, SF Historical Society Members $5, Public $5
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mapping-the-city-a-discussion-of-the-1854-map-drawn-by-rp-bridgens-registration-63779360785
Activities
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, September 05, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:30pm
In conversation with Owen Thomas, Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle
Members FREE, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alpha-girls-the-women-upstarts-who-took-on-silicon-valleys-male-culture-and-made-the-deals-of-a-registration-68173658247
Activities
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
 
Generation Priced Out with author Randy Shaw
MI Members FREE, AIA member $15, Public $15
https://www.archandcity.org/authors19
Activities
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities, Club Events
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Last Tuesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Meet the Author(s), Club Events
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:30pm
with author Mark Coggins
Members FREE, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-dead-beat-scroll-with-author-mark-coggins-registration-68329237589
Activities, Club Events
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members and Public Free
Activities
Thursday, October 03, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
logo for Raff Distillerie
Activities, Club Events
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 4:00pm
Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-of-raff-distillerie-registration-65199399158
Activities
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities, Club Events
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members and Public Free
Activities
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, November 07, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities, Club Events
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members and Public Free
Activities
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities, Club Events
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members and Public Free
Activities
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Knit Happens

Last Tuesday of the Month

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.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mapping the City: A discussion of the 1854 map drawn by R.P. Bridgens

with Jimmie Schein from Schein & Schein Antique Maps and Prints

Gracing the Library's 2nd floor, this excessively rare map is among the earliest printed maps of San Francisco and is notable for its grand dimensions and wonderful vignettes of the city's landmarks and architecture.

MI Members $5
Friends of Shaping SF $5
SF Historical Society Members $5
Public $5

Activities
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Thursday, September 05, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Meet the Author(s)
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:30pm

Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime with author Julian Guthrie

In conversation with Owen Thomas, Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle

An unforgettable story of four women who became stars in the male dominated world of Silicon Valley, and helped build the foremost companies of our time.

Members FREE
Public $15

Activities
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Meet the Author(s)
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 6:30pm

Generation Priced Out:Who Gets to Live in the New Urban America with author Randy Shaw, part of AIA's Architecture + the City Festival

Generation Priced Out with author Randy Shaw

The Director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic talks about the housing crisis and how as a community we can find solutions.

MI Members FREE
AIA member $15
Public $15

Activities
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Knit Happens

Last Tuesday of the Month

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.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:30pm

The Dead Beat Scroll

with author Mark Coggins

Murder and mayhem surround a mysterious manuscript by Jack Kerouac in this novel by Mark Coggins

Members FREE
Public $15

Activities
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Stay Creative, Corporate Writer!

LD Kirshenbaum wants you to spend one lunch hour a month to maintaining your muse along with your career in copywriting or corporate communications. This lightning workshop packs in a useful discussion as well as writing time. Bring your lunch and preferred writing utensils.

Members and Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, October 03, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Tour of Raff Distillerie

Come tour the facility of Raff Distillerie and learn about the craft and history of distilling in San Francisco by master distiller Carter Raff.

Members & Public Free

Activities
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Stay Creative, Corporate Writer!

LD Kirshenbaum wants you to spend one lunch hour a month to maintaining your muse along with your career in copywriting or corporate communications. This lightning workshop packs in a useful discussion as well as writing time. Bring your lunch and preferred writing utensils.

Members and Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Thursday, November 07, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Stay Creative, Corporate Writer!

LD Kirshenbaum wants you to spend one lunch hour a month to maintaining your muse along with your career in copywriting or corporate communications. This lightning workshop packs in a useful discussion as well as writing time. Bring your lunch and preferred writing utensils.

Members and Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Teacherless Writing

A member-led writing group

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

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

Activities
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Stay Creative, Corporate Writer!

LD Kirshenbaum wants you to spend one lunch hour a month to maintaining your muse along with your career in copywriting or corporate communications. This lightning workshop packs in a useful discussion as well as writing time. Bring your lunch and preferred writing utensils.

Members and Public Free
More information
No registration required.