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Activities
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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Activities
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Members Free, Friends of AV/EV Free, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-cars-electric-autonomous-and-coming-your-way-watch-out-registration-39303869933
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Activities
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 5:00pm
Members only - Free
Activities
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 5:30pm
MI Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/job-forum-career-advice-and-coaching-for-mi-members-registration-39048211251
Activities
Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 5:30pm
Members & Guests Free
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Activities
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:30pm
Members & Their Guests - $15 per person
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-members-holiday-gathering-registration-37954945263
Activities
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
with the MI Independent Publishers Working Group and the National Writers Union
Members & Public Free
Activities
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members Only - Free
Activities
Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 6:00pm
MI Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-and-psychology-of-the-rock-opera-tommy-registration-40045490139
Activities
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 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 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

The Future of Cars: Electric, Autonomous and Coming Your Way! (Watch Out!)

Join this provocative discussion on the new developments in EV and autonomous vehicle technology in the Bay Area, the issues of public adoption and implications for public safety and policy, and how these new modes of transportation will change our urban landscape.

Members Free
Friends of AV/EV Free
Public $15

Activities
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Dwelling Dreamers Discussion Group

Join our informal monthly club for Mechanics' Institute members of all ages who want to improve their living environment.

Members only - Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Job Forum Career Advice and Coaching

The Job Forum of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is providing the Mechanics' Institute with an evening of networking, career advice and coaching!

MI Members & Public Free

Activities
Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 5:30pm

Bi-Annual Members' Meeting

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

Members & Guests Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 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 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Writers’ Lunch End of Year Celebration & Book Bazaar

with the MI Independent Publishers Working Group and the National Writers Union

Join the MI writing community for a celebration honoring the Indie Publishers Working Group's recent publishing endeavors and new books from the National Writers Union!

Members & Public Free
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No registration required.

Activities
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Indie Publishing Working Group

The Indie Publishers' Working Group was started by author and editor C J Verburg in response to the rapidly changing landscape of publishing and the diverse needs of Mechanics' Institute member writers. If you're working on a book project and you're curious about independent publishing, or publishing in general, you're welcome to attend.

Members Only - Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Art and Psychology of the Rock Opera TOMMY

In this fascinating illustrated and audio rich presentation, Bay Area therapist Graeme Daniels will discuss the art and psychological themes present in the rock opera Tommy.

MI Members & Public Free