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Activities
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:30pm
 
Members & Their Guests - $15 per person
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-members-holiday-gathering-registration-52554302333
Photograph of a typewriter
Activities
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
Members & Public Free
Photographs of the authors
Meet the Author(s)
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
A book presentation and craft
Members & Public FREE
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/make-it-wear-it-wearable-electronics-for-makers-crafters-and-cosplayers-registration-53618448222
Photograph of attendees at a past conference
Activities
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:30am
Members & Public FREE
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-ready-a-free-preview-of-the-2019-san-francisco-writers-conference-registration-53618575603
Photograph of a typewriter
Activities
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
A Reading by Poets of the Mechanics' Institute
Members & Public Free
Stock image of a person jumping for joy
Activities
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 10:30am
Members & Public Free
Photograph of the staircase
Activities
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:00pm
Members & Public Free
Photograph of the Sussex Arms exterior
Activities
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
A staged reading of a notorious Old Bailey trial
Members & Public FREE
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-write-stunning-sentences-with-nina-schuyler-registration-53618830365
Activities
Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 11:00am
at the Old Mint
Members & Public Free
Activities
Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 11:00am
at the Old Mint
Members & Public Free
Photograph of the presenter
Activities
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-write-stunning-sentences-with-nina-schuyler-registration-53618830365
Photograph of the speaker
Activities
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members & Public Free
Activities
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Annual Members' Holiday Gathering

Hors d'oeuvres, gourmet cheeses, delectable desserts, and tempting libations!

Members & Their Guests - $15 per person

Activities
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Writers Lunch: End of Year Celebration, Book Bazaar, and introduction to The Nasiona Magazine

Join the MI writing community for a celebration honoring MI members recent publishing endeavors.

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

Meet the Author(s)
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers

A book presentation and craft

Join local authors of Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers for an interactive book presentation and craft.

Members & Public FREE

Activities
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Get Ready! A Free Preview of the 2019 San Francisco Writers Conference

Writing a book is arguably the easy part. Getting it polished, published and then having the world take notice... well, that takes industry knowledge and well-placed connections.

Members & Public FREE

Activities
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Writers Lunch

A Reading by Poets of the Mechanics' Institute

Join MI poets for an afternoon of dramatic poetry recitations. Bring your lunch and your well tuned ear.

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 10:30am

Here’s to Your Career Change! Resume Makeover Clinic for Career Transitioning

Will you be looking for a new job in the new year? Join a group of career changers in an immersive resume makeover clinic with fellow job seekers. We will focus on creative techniques that can power you ahead as you transition to a new job function or industry. In your future job search you will be competing with applicants who have been there, done that, and have won awards doing it. Your successful career transition will require you to do more, and do things differently.

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:00pm

Night Tour of the Mechanics' Institute

If you are a new, long-time, or prospective member the Tour of the 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.

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Murder in Seven Dials

A staged reading of a notorious Old Bailey trial

Member author Philip Williams needs help solving what really happened that night of November 16th 1916, when his granduncle Private Alfred Williams was stabbed to death outside the Sussex Arms pub.

Members & Public FREE

Activities
Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 11:00am

San Francisco History Days 2019

at the Old Mint

Join community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, re-enactors, and other history enthusiasts for a free Community Open House at this historic site.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 11:00am

San Francisco History Days 2019

at the Old Mint

Join community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, re-enactors, and other history enthusiasts for a free Community Open House at this historic site.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:00pm

Bay Area Coffee: A Stimulating History with Monika Trobits

Join author Monika Trobits for her illustrated presentation during which she'll discuss coffee's energizing history and its journey to the Bay Area, spiced with a bit of coffee humor.

Members & Public Free

Activities
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Laying the Seeds for the GGIE

70 years before the Golden Gate International Exposition and its theme of Pacific Unity, San Francisco’s Mechanics' Institute began reaching out to the Pacific Rim with its Industrial Expositions that displayed and promoted the products of local entrepreneurs and inventors.

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.