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Russian Hill Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 27 2014 - 1:45pm

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.

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Cons, Scams and Undue Influence

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 5:15pm

Patrick O’Reilly, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF; Co-author, Undue Influence: Cons, Scams and Mind Control Read more »

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Plato at the Googleplex

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Thu, Mar 13 2014 - 6:00pm

Rebecca Goldstein, MacArthur Fellow, Professor of Philosophy; Author, Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 13 2014 - 1:45pm

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Angela Stent: U.S.-Russia Relations in the 21st Century

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Mon, Mar 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Angela Stent, Renowned Russia Scholar; Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Author, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relationships in the 21st Century Read more »

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Where's Rosie? The State of Personal Robotics

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Mon, Mar 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Melonee Wise, Co-founder and CEO, Unbounded Robotics
Joe Augenbraun, Founder, Neato Robotics
Pieter Abbeel, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Svante Pääbo: Neanderthal Man - In Search of Lost Genomes

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Thu, Mar 6 2014 - 6:00pm

Svante Pääbo, Ph.D., Director, Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany Read more »

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What You Need to Know Before You're 65: A Medicare Primer

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Mon, Mar 3 2014 - 5:15pm

Esther Koch, Encore Management; Medicare Aging Network Partner, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, Feb 20 2014 - 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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Democracy in the Muslim World

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Fri, Feb 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Alp Aslandogan, Ph.D., President, Alliance for Shared Values

Michael Pappas, Executive Director, SF Interfaith Council

Introduction by Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honarary Consul General, the Republic of Turkey, San Francisco Bay Area Read more »

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