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Activities
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Members & Public Free
Photographs of the panelists
Activities
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
Moderated by Kevin Smokler
Mechanics' Institute Members Free, Friends of Threepenny Review Free, Friends of Zoetrope Free, Friends of ZYZZYVA Free, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-celebration-of-bay-area-literary-magazines-registration-35516106631
Activities
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Photograph of a kitchen
Activities
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - 5:00pm
Members only - Free
Activities
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 6:00pm
Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mechanics-institute-san-francisco-writers-conference-a-swell-party-and-celebration-registration-35358754988
Activities
Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Photograph of Dick Evans; book cover for Mission
Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 6:30pm
With photographer Dick Evans
Mechanics' Institute Members Free, Friends of Heyday Free, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mission-heyday-with-photographer-dick-evans-registration-35516278144
Activities
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members Only - Free
Activities
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
Members & Public Free
Activities
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Photograph of a kitchen
Activities
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - 5:00pm
Members only - Free
Activities
Thursday, September 07, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members Only - Free
Activities
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Arial photograph of Union Square
Activities
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am
Members $35, Public $40
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/circling-the-square-a-walking-tour-of-union-square-registration-35359378854
Activities
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Photograph of a kitchen
Activities
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 - 5:00pm
Members only - Free
Activities
Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members Only - Free
Activities
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Photograph of a kitchen
Activities
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 5:00pm
Members only - Free
Activities
Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members Only - Free
Activities
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Activities
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:00am
A member-led writing group
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Photograph of a kitchen
Activities
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 5:00pm
Members only - Free
Activities
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Members Only - Free
Activities
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

Mechanics' Institute Tour @ Night

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
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:30pm

A Celebration of Bay Area Literary Magazines

Moderated by Kevin Smokler

Join Bay Area literati for a lively conversation on the mission and vision of three long lived literary journals and the state of the arts in San Francisco.

Mechanics' Institute Members Free
Friends of Threepenny Review Free
Friends of Zoetrope Free
Friends of ZYZZYVA Free
Public $15

Activities
Thursday, July 27, 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
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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, August 02, 2017 - 6:00pm

Mechanics' Institute & San Francisco Writers' Conference: A Swell Party and Celebration

At this festivity, meet other writers, talk with conference directors including literary titan Michael Larsen, and network with instructors, literary luminaries and people in the business of writing and publishing while enjoying tasty treats and libations.

 

Members & Public Free

Activities
Thursday, August 03, 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.

Meet the Author(s)
Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 6:30pm

Mission (Heyday)

With photographer Dick Evans

A celebration in photos, poetry and prose about this colorful and historic SF neighborhood.

Mechanics' Institute Members Free
Friends of Heyday Free
Public $15

Activities
Thursday, August 10, 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
Tuesday, August 15, 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, August 17, 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
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm

Writers’ Lunch: The Right Writers' Group for You

Three writers share their experiences forming successful writers' groups.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Activities
Thursday, August 24, 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, August 31, 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
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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
Thursday, September 07, 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, September 14, 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
Tuesday, September 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, September 21, 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
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Circling the Square: A Walking Tour of The Union Square Area

Join veteran tour leader Monika Trobits for an exploration of the heart of the Union Square area, its development and its transformation over the last century and a half.

Members $35
Public $40

Activities
Thursday, September 28, 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
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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
Thursday, October 05, 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, October 12, 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
Tuesday, October 17, 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, October 19, 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, October 26, 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 02, 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
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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
Thursday, November 09, 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 16, 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
Tuesday, November 21, 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, November 23, 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 - 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, December 05, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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
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.