Public Programs

The Greenland Project, featuring Lucas Debari

Presented by The North Face Speaker Series

Thursday, November 20
7:00 pm
$10 general admission, $20 VIP reception


Somewhere in the mountains of Greenland, begging to be shredded, is a peak called Rytterknaegten. Lucas Debari, inspired by a single, very small, pixelated photo, has made it his mission to plan the perfect expedition to this remote glacier. Sherpas Cinema captures Lucas and his team, including recent Olympic gold medalist Kaitlyn Farrington, as they embark on an extraordinary experience full of laughter, festivity, and triumph. Come hear the story behind the film, moderated by Transworld.

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Feminine Ways to Increase Success and De-stress Your Life

Presented by FEM Talks, Alliance of Women Healers, Educators, and Leaders

Monday, December 8
6:30 pm
Prices vary


After the evening program enjoy networking with a room full of brilliant women healers, educators, and leaders. Women say FEM Talks events are fun and lead to new insights and friendships. The ultimate vision of the women's community is to create waves of practical change by inspiring local women to link arms and move forward together. FEM Talks, Alliance of Women Educators, Healers, and Leaders present the "Miracle Salon" held on the second Monday of each month.





Developing Emotional Intelligence in Teenagers: An Evening with Marc Brackett, Ph.D.

Presented by The Stepping Stones Project and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Tuesday, December 9
7:00 pm
Free, RSVP required

This evening's program with Marc Brackett educates us how emotions drive learning, decision-making, creativity, relationships, health, and academic performance. Dr. Brackett is the lead developer of the international approach to social-emotional learning, RULER. He regularly consults with corporations and government agencies on best practices for incorporating emotional intelligence.


Civics Day

Presented by Generation Citizen

Monday, December 15
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
Free, RSVP required

At Civics Day, middle and high school students from classrooms across the Bay Area will present their "action civics" projects, which address issues ranging from youth violence to school nutrition and park safety. Student presentations will be judged by community members, corporate leaders and local elected officials. Awards will be given in five categories, as well as for overall excellence at the middle and high school levels.



What is Missing?: An Evening of Beauty & Delusion with Heyday Books

Wednesday, January 14
7:00 pm
Free, $10 suggested donation

Join us in celebrating the addition of a Bay Area “wormhole” to Maya Lin's What is Missing? project with a reception with Heyday Books’ Malcolm Margolin and other contributors. The evening will include a presentation of Heyday’s environmental history findings, as well as a discussion on how Bay Area ecosystems are continuing to be affected by climate change and human interventions.

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