What we're about

Throughout the week the SF Free School offers free classes to anyone and everyone who wants to learn, have fun and meet new people. Classes we've offered have been in music and dance, martial arts and yoga, meditation and philosophy, dating and relationships, acting and improvisation, networking and social media, foreign languages, computer use, job hunting, startups - and many other topics as well.

The SF Free School is focused on sharing activities and teaching skills which are fun, healthy and useful. We are currently only listing classes that are located in the SF area. Our events are often styled as potlucks, classes, workshops and public talks. We go on field trips, so we can explore new areas and discover new things, and we like to gather in parks and public areas. Indoors we gather in community centers and community meeting rooms, or we might be found in cafes, private homes and in public classrooms.

All classes and events at our locations are free of charge and open to all. We do not ask for cash for any of our classes and events and everyone is always welcome to attend our classes and events free of charge. Though our instructors and event hosts can accept donations which are freely offered for the classes and events they hold with us they may never ask for cash or donations from anyone who attends the classes and events they make available through the SF Free School.

We only have one rule at the Free School: Be Excellent to Each Other – and that is the only payment we ever require.

So come and enjoy yourself, start training your body and your mind, meet new people - or teach and share what you know. You are always welcome.

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Interviewing Essentials

Online event

An Employment Program Representative from the California Employment Development Department covers everything you need to know to win the interview and land the job.

The Employment Development Department highly recommends that you register and enter your resume at www.caljobs.ca.gov. This is a no fee job search site. For further assistance or questions please call (415)[masked].

This will be an online event, using the Zoom platform. Reservations required: https://sfpl-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErdO6vqTotGdOHIV0666ZH5TSvcKlQFTBK

Apprentice Social Workout with Jaunty

Online event

- 20 minute Zoom social skills workout session -

Our 20-minute Apprentice sessions are a social anxiety-busting combination of conversational agility, assertiveness, and body language that will keep you coming back for more.

Be prepared by learning the Apprentice level exercises: https://gym.jaunty.org/c/jaunty-gym-apprentice

Register for the Apprentice Workshop: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqf-qhqjMqEtFvc2kBCIimNvHh3RFWscJc

Have fun and try things out that you'd like to get better at, we'll have a little time for free-styling.

LinkedIn for Job Search, Part 1

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New challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic have made LinkedIn even more relevant for today’s job market. This workshop gives an initial introduction to the platform and shows how to create a strong LinkedIn profile. Learn tips and resources for how to get noticed by recruiters and present the most impressive professional version of yourself. This is Part I of a three-part series presented by Shari Tishman.

Shari Tishman has been teaching LinkedIn for Job Search workshops for eight years, and has leveraged LinkedIn for professional networking to find new jobs for herself and hire others.

This will be an online event, using the Zoom platform. Reservations required: https://sfpl-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqc-2tqDwsGtD8TtCjbbKcLy0qPMclsHzf

Recognizing and Managing Stress

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A wellness expert shares signs that can indicate stress or 'burn-out,' and strategies for maintaining your mental health during complicated times.

This will be an online event, using the Zoom platform. Reservations required: https://sfpl-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vc-ysqjkiG9EwXU39HBLKAlnheVx9-gED

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Business Research with Reference Solutions Database

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