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Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

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Thu, Jul 11 2013 - 6:00pm

Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver, U.S. Navy SEAL Read more »

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Nob Hill Walking Tour #5

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Wed, Jul 10 2013 - 2:00pm

Explore one of San Francisco’s 44 hills, and one of its original “Seven Hills”. Because of great views and its central position, Nob Hill became an exclusive enclave of the rich and famous on the west coast who built large mansions in the neighborhood. This included prominent tycoons such as Leland Stanford, and other members of the Big Four. Highlights include the history of four landmark hotels: The Fairmont, Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and Huntington Hotel. Read more »

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The Alchemy of Humor

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Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is sold out

Steve Bhaerman, Author; Performer (as Swami Beyondananda)

Monday Night Philosophy laughs along with the enlightening philosophy of humor elucidated by Bhaerman (the man behind Swami Beyondananda). His hilarious and insightful talk will inspire you to use the magic of humor to gain wisdom, perspective and of course, joy. You'll laugh while you learn and learn while you laugh! Read more »

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How to Self-Insure for Long-Term Care

Tue, Jun 25 2013 - 5:15pm

Denise Michaud, Certified, Corporation for Long-Term Care; Independent Insurance Broker

Gene Pastula, Certified Financial Planner; President, Westland Financial Services, Inc. Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour #12

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Thu, Jun 20 2013 - 2:00pm

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.

Also know: Photo by Flickr user Clemson.

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An Evening Affair with Dan Savage and Daniel Handler

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Tue, Jun 11 2013 - 7:00pm

Dan Savage, Author, American Savage; Sex Advice Columnist, "Savage Love"

In conversation with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, Author; Screenwriter; Accordionist Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour #20

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Thu, Jun 6 2013 - 1:45pm

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!

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Temple Grandin

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Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 7:00pm

Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University; Co-author, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum Read more »

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Google's Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

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Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 6:30pm

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google; Co-author, The New Digital Age

Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas; Co-author, The New Digital Age

In conversation with Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One Read more »

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The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life

Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 5:15pm

Marci Alboher, Author, The Encore Career Handbook

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Alboher will give a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide to finding passion, purpose and a paycheck in the second half of life. She will discuss how to plan the transition; how much you need to make; the pros and cons of going back to school; when to volunteer and when to intern; how to network effectively and harness the power of social media; and she’ll present an Encore Hot List of 35 viable careers. Read more »

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