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Thursday, September 16

Sci-Fi September: NASA’s Free Flying Robots
Thursday, September 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration Required
| Mountain View Public Library
Sci-Fi September: NASA's Free Flying Robots
Join us for a special virtual event with NASA to learn about their free-flying robots. Project Manager of NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) Astrobee Facility project, Jose Benavides, will discuss NASA’s new free-flying robotic system called “Astrobee.” The Astrobee system consists of three cubed-shaped robots, software ...

Friday, September 17

Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission
Friday, September 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission
Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary.

Sunday, September 19

“Meditations for World Peace” In Person & Live-streamed (SF)
Sunday, September 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: $8*
*General Admission. Pay at door or Register online: https://www.meditateinsanfrancisco.org/pages/sundaymorningclass
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
"Meditations for World Peace" In Person & Live-streamed (SF)
In this busy world, our experiences of happiness are fleeting and short-lived, while inner peace eludes us completely. Our negative states of mind, such as uncontrolled desire and anger, create endless problems for ourselves and others, and prevent us from fulfilling our deepest wishes. Buddha’s ...

Monday, September 20

30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)
Monday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays ...Every Monday

Tuesday, September 21

The Peace of Concentration – In Person and Live-streamed Meditation Class
Tuesday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*General Admission. Pay at door or Register at https://www.meditateinsanfrancisco.org/pages/tuesdaynightclass
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
The Peace of Concentration - In Person and Live-streamed Meditation Class
Concentration is an art. Everyone can improve their concentration, no matter their age or level of experience when they are given the right techniques and support. When we’ve perfected our concentration our spiritual progress is swift and easy; our physical and mental energies are comfortable ...

Monday, September 27

30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)
Monday, September 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays ...Every Monday

Monday, October 4

30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)
Monday, October 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays ...Every Monday

Saturday, October 9

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, October 9 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum
San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily life. Sitting in a balanced posture ...Monthly

Monday, October 11

30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)
Monday, October 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays ...Every Monday

Monday, October 18

30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)
Monday, October 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays ...Every Monday

Wednesday, October 20

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club (Rickshaw Stop)
Wednesday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $15 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club (Rickshaw Stop)

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Monday, October 25

30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)
Monday, October 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*General Admission. Pay at the door
| Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco
30-Minute Lunchtime Meditation in the Mission (SF)

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. You are welcome to attend these live stream guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays ...Every Monday

Saturday, November 13

San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum
Saturday, November 13 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale
| Asian Art Museum
San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum

Learn how to meditate with a teacher from the San Francisco Zen Center. This virtual session for beginners will introduce you to the benefits of meditation, which can help settle the body and mind amid the swirl of daily life. Sitting in a balanced posture ...Monthly