June 2012

Russian Hill Walking Tour #7

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Thu, Jun 21 2012 - 2:00pm

Russian Hill Walking Tour

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

Location: Meet in front of Swensen's Ice Cream Store located at 1999 Hyde Street at Union. Read more »

Lev Grossman: Master Magician

Mon, Jun 18 2012 - 7:00pm

Lev Grossman: Master Magician

This program is cancelled

Lev Grossman, Time Book Critic; Author, The Magicians and The Magician King

Grossman's 2009 novel The Magicians was labeled by critics and many fans as "Narnia for adults." The dark tale of a magical school for adolescents became a bestseller that spawned a sequel, The Magician King, and soon attracted the attention of Hollywood. Read more »