August 2011

Ken Salazar: Secretary of the Interior

Mon, Sep 19 2011 - 9:00am

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior Read more »

Connected Autoblogography Film Screening

Thu, Sep 8 2011 - 7:00pm

Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology Film Screening

This program is postponed

Between texts and tweets, memes and microchips, we’ve become conditioned to break the world down into byte-sized bits. Read more »

Join the Dialogue: Women & the Economy Summit

Fri, Sep 16 2011 - 8:30am

Join the Dialogue: Women and the Economy Summit
Join us at the Club to watch a live simulcast of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s keynote address to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum’s Women and the Economy Summit. Read more »

Hors d'Oeuvres

Hors d'Oeuvres
$12-$22 per person

$12/person (4 items)
$17/person (6 items)
$22/person (6 items and 1 platter)
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Lunch Buffet

Lunch Buffet

$32 Per Person

Your choice of 1 salad, 1 vegetable, 1 protein, and chef’s selection of desserts Read more »

Build Your Own Sandwich Bar/Lunch

Sandwich Bar

$17 per person

items to include rolls and sliced bread
assorted spreads and condiments
sliced turkey, ham, and roast beef
grilled seasonal vegetables
sliced cheeses, onions, tomatoes and lettuce
select organic whole fruit and bags of Kettle chips
chef's selection of dessert

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Hot Breakfast / Brunch

Hot Breakfast

$24 per person

Breads and Pastries (please select two items)

mixed bagels with whipped cream cheese
assorted breakfast pastries
sliced breads with whipped butter and mixed preserves

Fruit and Beverages (please select two items)

organic sliced fruit and fruit salad
mixed berry yogurt and granola parfaits
organic juices
fresh fruit smoothies Read more »

Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast at The Commonwealth Club's Private Events Service

$14 per person

Breads and Pastries (please select two items)

mixed bagels with assorted whipped cream cheeses
assorted miniature breakfast pastries
sliced breads with whipped honey butter and mixed preserves Read more »

Member and Guest Code of Conduct


The Commonwealth Club is a public forum where speakers, moderators, and attendees may express a variety of opinions and views. As such, we ask that our attendees respect this unique forum for civilized discussion. People who willfully disrupt an event or speaker will be asked to leave. Read more »

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa: Becoming Dr. Q - My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Mon, Oct 10 2011 - 12:00pm

Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins

Dr. Q, as he's known to patients and colleagues, is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins, a position even more notable for the fact that he was once an undocumented migrant worker toiling in the fields of the Central Valley of California. Read more »