LECTURE: Fractals on the Mind: Biophilia in Art, Design, and Psychology – Fri Dec 11, 2020

LECTURE: Fractals on the Mind: Biophilia in Art, Design, and Psychology – Fri Dec 11, 2020

Fractal geometry evokes a certain visual affinity to nature in humans. “Biophilia” refers to a psychic resonance to natural stimuli that is rooted in our deep evolution. New scientific theories, mathematical modeling, and design practices are pointing the way for a more sustainable world that embraces our biophilia. It can inform architectural design, and more […]

CRASH COURSE: So you want to teach online? Here is what you need to know… – FRI November 13th 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

CRASH COURSE: So you want to teach online? Here is what you need to know… – FRI November 13th 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

Online education is an avenue not only for sharing what you are best at with an engaged audience, but also cultivating community, raising awareness, increasing status, building a client base, and making money! In this crash course we will go over the basics of what you need to know to launch a successful online program, […]

Virtual House Party – Lizzie Wallack for Petaluma City Council – THURS, October 8th 2020

Virtual House Party – Lizzie Wallack for Petaluma City Council – THURS, October 8th 2020

Hello Petalumans! I am excited to be supporting Lizzie Wallack for City Council. Over the years, she has used our meeting rooms at WORK to meet with clients in her architecture practice. Now she’s tackling a bigger design challenge! Strengthening Our Local Economy – join us for a discussion, Thursday October 8th from 5:00 – […]

Virtual House Party – Dr. Dennis Pocekay for Petaluma City Council – WED October 7th 2020

Virtual House Party – Dr. Dennis Pocekay for Petaluma City Council – WED October 7th 2020

Hello Petalumans! We’re lucky to have several exciting new candidates running for City Council this year, offering new ideas and fresh enthusiasm. I am happy to be supporting Dr. Dennis Pocekay who is working for a healthy, inclusive, and sustainable Petaluma. Dennis came to Coffee Social at WORK few years back and we had a […]

CLIMATE CHAT: Lowering Carbon Footprints While Lifting Wellbeing – Fri Aug 28th 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

CLIMATE CHAT: Lowering Carbon Footprints While Lifting Wellbeing – Fri Aug 28th 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

Biologist E.O. Wilson stated “The great challenge of the 21st century is to raise people everywhere to a decent standard of living while preserving as much of the rest of life as possible.” Can we share and sustain the planet while lifting even more people into a better life? The answer is revealed by the […]

CRASH COURSE: Flourishing in These Unprecedented Times – Fri June 5th 2020 -RECORDING AVAILABLE

CRASH COURSE: Flourishing in These Unprecedented Times – Fri June 5th 2020 -RECORDING AVAILABLE

Steven (The Brain Whisperer) Campbell is back, and just in time to help us get our heads straight. Natasha loved his first talk at WORK so much, she listened to his audio book – twice! The world has been thrown into a tailspin from the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re all trying to adjust to a “new […]

Q&A: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Freelancers – Tues April 7th 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

Q&A: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Freelancers – Tues April 7th 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

Petaluma Economic Development Specialist and longtime coWORKer Nancy Sands will be joining us on Zoom right after Coffee Social next Tuesday to give us an update and answer your questions. Jump on the call to find out the latest information on support for local small businesses, freelancers, sole proprietors, and gig workers. Tuesday, April 7th, […]

HAPPY HOUR! – Every Friday @ 4:00 PM – VIA ZOOM

HAPPY HOUR! – Every Friday @ 4:00 PM – VIA ZOOM

We used to do a weekly Happy Hour in the Library, but then several of the regulars moved away and we lost momentum. But, thanks to being forced into digital technology, we’re all back! If you are feeling isolated and in need of a wild conversation, this is the place for you! BYOB. If you’ve moved […]

CLIMATE CHAT: Pass On Gas-Why the World is Phasing out Natural Gas in Buildings VIA ZOOM! – FRI April 3rd 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

CLIMATE CHAT: Pass On Gas-Why the World is Phasing out Natural Gas in Buildings VIA ZOOM! – FRI April 3rd 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

Cities like Petaluma, states like California and New York, and whole countries like the Netherlands are starting to phase out gas in their buildings. Director of the Building Decarbonization Coalition Panama Bartholomy will discuss the movement to get the fastest growing source of climate pollution in the world, natural gas, out of buildings. He’ll cover: […]

CRASH COURSE: Making the Most of WORKing from Home – VIA ZOOM! – WED April 1st 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

CRASH COURSE: Making the Most of WORKing from Home – VIA ZOOM! – WED April 1st 2020 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

How do I thrive in this strange new world? Most of us are experiencing major changes in the way we work and live in light of the global pandemic. None of us know for sure how this will all shake out but there’s one thing for sure–things will be a little (or a lot) different. […]