September 2011

Longevity Planning: Practical Approaches to Managing Life Transitions (Part One)

Wed, Sep 21 2011 - 5:15pm

Longevity Planning: Practical Approaches to Managing Life Transitions (Part One)

Denise Michaud, Long Term Care Specialist
Mary Radu, MS, MSW, CPCC, Certified Professional Coach and Philanthropy Consultant
Ben Yohanan, President, Hatch Retirement Services

For a healthy 65-year-old couple, there is a 50 percent chance that at least one will live beyond the age of 92, and a 25 percent chance at least one will live to age 97. Read more »

Private Curator Tour of "The Mourners"

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Mon, Oct 3 2011 - 3:00pm

Private Tour of "The Mourners" with SF Curator, Dr. Lynn Orr

The 2011 winner of the Association of Art Museum Curators award for excellence in the category of outstanding small exhibitions, "The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy," is on view at the Legion of Honor. The exhibition features 37 exceptional devotional figures that recreate the mourners in a royal funeral procession. Read more »

Karen McCall: You and Your Money - A Relationship Built to Last?

Thu, Oct 6 2011 - 6:00pm

You and Your Money: A Relationship Built to Last?

This program is cancelled

Karen McCall, Founder, Financial Recovery Institute; Author, Financial Recovery

It’s no secret that we’re headed down a bumpy financial road. The question is: Will your relationship with money make that road easier or more treacherous? Read more »

Montalvo Villa Walking Tour

Sat, Sep 17 2011 - 10:00am

Historic Villa Montalvo Tour

This program is sold out

Nestled in the Saratoga foothills, the Montalvo Arts Center was once the country home of California Senator James Duval Pehlan. Learn more about the historic grounds, filled with gardens and sculpture, and Pehlan’s incredible life on a two-hour guided walking tour. Read more »

Green Walking Tour of Downtown Berkeley

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Thu, Sep 22 2011 - 9:00am

Green Walking Tour of Downtown Berkeley 

This program is cancelled

Lower your carbon footprint on an engaging and lively tour of one of the nation’s environmental epicenters. Go behind the scenes and visit local pioneering, high-impact, immediate models of sustainability. Read more »

Misha Glenny: Cybercrime

Tue, Oct 25 2011 - 12:00pm

Misha Glenny: Cybercrime

Author; Journalist; Visiting Professor, London School of Economics

Governments and the private sector are losing billions of dollars a year fighting an ever-morphing, often invisible and very smart new breed of criminal. Intrepid investigative reporter Glenny gives an edge-of-your-seat account of a new form of crime spawned by the digital world. He has traveled the world speaking with members of military and intelligence communities, police, politicians, lawyers and with the hackers themselves and their victims. Read more »

Public-Private Partnerships: Boosting America's Jobs, Education and Economic Development

Tue, Sep 20 2011 - 6:00pm

Public-Private Partnerships: Boosting America’s Jobs, Education and Economic Development Read more »

"Meet the Artists" Reception for "One Room, Many Voices"

Mon, Sep 26 2011 - 5:00pm

Meet-the-Artists Reception for “One Room, Many Voices”

Printmakers Sherry Smith Bell, Ruth Gendler, Elizabeth Jameson and Sasha Miyamoto will be available to personally answer your questions about their art, their inspiration and their process. Do you understand what printmaking entails? Could you identify the following from their exhibition: a monotype, a monoprint, a collograph or a giclee? Join us and learn. Tools of the trade will be on display, and a short video of the artists in action will be played at intervals throughout the evening. Read more »

US Senator Jeff Merkley

Wed, Oct 26 2011 - 12:00pm
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

America should wean itself from foreign oil and invest in clean energy technologies and infrastructure. Join us for a broad conversation about what Congress could do to promote electric cars, create jobs and spur development of biofuels from forests and agricultural lands.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 am check in, noon program
$20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)

Carbon & Courts

Wed, Sep 14 2011 - 10:00am

Carbon & Courts I: Atmospheric Trust

Phil Gregory, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy
Pete McCloskey, Former Congressman
David Takacs, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Backed by high-powered plaintiff’s attorneys, a group of youths is suing the federal government, claiming it has failed to protect the Earth’s atmosphere as a public trust to be preserved for future generations. Read more »