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What’s happening at 826 this month? Lots.

Jan
06

Four Corner Friday in the Tenderloin

Friday, 3:00 PM | 180 Golden Gate | More...

Monthly community celebration with our neighbors at 180 Golden Gate.

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Jan
14

How to Decode a Picasso: An Art Writing Workshop

Saturday, 12:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

Find your inner art critic! Have you ever looked at a famous painting and wondered what all the fuss was about? Or been moved by a work of art and wished you could describe how it made you feel? In this workshop, we will learn how to craft our own unique

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Jan
14

Small But Mighty: the Art of the Short Poem

Saturday, 3:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

In this workshop, we will explore the magic of brevity, and how what is not said significantly alters the meaning of what is said. We will read, discuss, and try to get at the heart of some astonishing short poems, and then write, revise, and share our ow

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Jan
18

The Valencia Bay-farer #58 (CLASS FULL–WAIT LIST ONLY)

Wednesday, 6:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

Do you have tons of opinions you’re aching to express? Do you have a passion for news? As a reporter for the student-reported Valencia Bay-farer, you’ll experience the process news reporters use to brainstorm, research, and write compelling articles.

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Jan
21

How to Decode a Picasso: An Art Writing Workshop

Saturday, 12:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

Find your inner art critic! Have you ever looked at a famous painting and wondered what all the fuss was about? Or been moved by a work of art and wished you could describe how it made you feel? In this workshop, we will learn how to craft our own unique

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Jan
21

Small But Mighty: the Art of the Short Poem

Saturday, 3:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

In this workshop, we will explore the magic of brevity, and how what is not said significantly alters the meaning of what is said. We will read, discuss, and try to get at the heart of some astonishing short poems, and then write, revise, and share our ow

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Jan
22

Cut, Paste, Erase: Collage and Poem Making Explored (CLASS FULL—WAIT LIST ONLY)

Sunday, 12:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

We all know the blank page can be daunting— why not start somewhere else? In this workshop, we will focus on expressing ourselves by altering pre-existing texts and images, combining collage image-making with erasure poetry.

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Jan
25

The Valencia Bay-farer #58 (CLASS FULL–WAIT LIST ONLY)

Wednesday, 6:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

Do you have tons of opinions you’re aching to express? Do you have a passion for news? As a reporter for the student-reported Valencia Bay-farer, you’ll experience the process news reporters use to brainstorm, research, and write compelling articles.

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Jan
27

Youth Speaks: Under-21 Open Mic

Friday, 6:30 PM | 826 Writing Lab | More...

Always free! No censorship, all love!

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Jan
27

Youth Speaks: Under-21 Open Mic

Friday, 6:30 PM | 826 Writing Lab | More...

Always free! No censorship, all love!

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Jan
29

Cut, Paste, Erase: Collage and Poem Making Explored (CLASS FULL—WAIT LIST ONLY)

Sunday, 12:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

We all know the blank page can be daunting— why not start somewhere else? In this workshop, we will focus on expressing ourselves by altering pre-existing texts and images, combining collage image-making with erasure poetry.

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Jan
30

Writing Out Loud: An Introduction to Podcasting (CLASS FULL—WAITLIST ONLY)

Monday, 6:00 PM | 826 Valencia (Mission Center) | More...

In this workshop, you will create your very own podcast! We will first learn to write a short story that's meant to be heard aloud, not just read on the page.

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