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Things To Do On Market Street: Commonwealth Club

Are you a local or visitor looking for an interesting way to increase your knowledge and improve cocktail conversations? Then check out the Commonwealth club of California. They offer over 400 lectures annually on topics ranging from politics, culture, society and the economy?

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum

Founded in 1903, The Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor Alec Baldwin and author Christopher Hitchens in recent years. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at The Club.

They also offer travel programs and events where you can meet with government officials and dignitaries.

The Commonwealth Club of California: San Francisco
595 Market St. 2nd floor, San Francisco, Ca. 94105