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Academy Homeroom

Learn, discover, and meet new friends with interactive courses hosted at The Academy—open to all.

Upcoming Homeroom Events

  • Oct 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Join us for Present Heart Yoga led by Noah Schnaubelt—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind. Don't forget to bring a yoga mat!
  • Oct 17, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Join us for LGBTQMindfulness Yoga and Sound Bath led by Alex Castro—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind.
  • Oct 24, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Join us for Present Heart Yoga led by Noah Schnaubelt—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind. Don't forget to bring a yoga mat!
  • Oct 25, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Discover your artistic journey and enjoy a relaxing night of art and expression at our next Drink & Draw. Whether you're a novice or an accomplished artist, come sip on some wine and sketch to your heart's desire in this comfortable and supportive environment, designed to spark your creative mind.
  • Oct 26, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
    Gather your coven and join Michael Wells for this spooky tasting featuring a fantastic lineup, from funky natty wines more reminiscent of witches brew, to biodynamically-farmed gems that are harvested under the full moon. This class is sure to be a fun one, with lots of new wines to to try!
  • Oct 31, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Join us for Present Heart Yoga led by Noah Schnaubelt—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind. Don't forget to bring a yoga mat!

Academy Homeroom offers interactive courses as part of our mission to highlight the community and culture of our neighborhood. Courses are regularly-scheduled events designed to be fun and engaging. They are open to anyone in the community who wishes to enroll.*

Whether it is figure drawing, bartending or exploring San Francisco's unique history, Academy Homeroom courses always offer a chance to explore and meet new people.

If you have a question or a suggestion for a Homeroom event, please let us know. Courses are generally free to Members, but general enrollment costs can be found in the listing for each class.

Academy Events Open To All

  • Oct 01, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Wait, what!? We're unlocking our secret side entrance on Sundays all through October, and hanging in the Speakeasy and Garden Terrace. Go stroll through the Castro St. Fair then come check it out—and it's open to everyone, with the usual perks for our amazing club members. If you know, you know!
  • Oct 06, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
    A monthly party where we celebrate our club and the special place it has become over the last 6+ years. All Members are invited to bring friends and toast to our community! We are also on the Castro Art Walk, with the premiere of "Kaleidoscope" our latest art exhibition curated by Baylee Van.
  • Oct 07, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Light-up your night at The Academy’s Outdoor Terrace. Chill to Interstellar Grooves by DJ Phil DaVibes. Admire illuminated performers, and enjoy your favorite beverage. Limited tickets available. Reserve yours now!
  • Oct 07, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Elevate your Saturday evening in The Academy's chic, intimate Club Lounge featuring Katy Stephan. Known for her incredible talent and undeniable charm, Katy will captivate you with a performance that's both mesmerizing and sincere. A delightful evening of music that promises to lift your spirits!
  • Oct 08, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Wait, what!? We're unlocking our secret side entrance on Sundays all through October, and hanging in the Speakeasy and Garden Terrace. This week, we're debuting an all-new signature cocktail menu! It's open to everyone, with the usual perks for our amazing club members. If you know, you know!
  • Oct 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Join us for Present Heart Yoga led by Noah Schnaubelt—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind. Don't forget to bring a yoga mat!
  • Oct 14, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Get ready to ignite your night with a fabulous evening of gay cabaret starring the talented Russell Deason on the keys! Everyone is invited to stand up and belt out their favorite tunes, promising an atmosphere filled with infectious laughter and radiant smiles.
  • Oct 15, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    It's time for The Great Race, Park Ranger Edition. 15 teams of 2 will follow clues, complete challenges, and race through the city in the hope of winning the 2023 Great Race! Grab your best friend, favorite coworker, or partner in crime, and join us on a wild adventure!
  • Oct 17, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Join us for LGBTQMindfulness Yoga and Sound Bath led by Alex Castro—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind.
  • Oct 18, 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM
    Join us for an engaging Academy Forum as we delve into an intimate conversation discussing the realities unhoused women experience in San Francisco and how we can work together to provide safe environments that better meet the needs of women.
  • Oct 19, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Whether you are looking to build your community or professional network, you are sure to make meaningful connections with the Womxn of The Academy. Whether you are already part of our community, or just curious to check it out, we'd love to have you attend!
  • Oct 24, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Join us for Present Heart Yoga led by Noah Schnaubelt—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind. Don't forget to bring a yoga mat!
  • Oct 25, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Discover your artistic journey and enjoy a relaxing night of art and expression at our next Drink & Draw. Whether you're a novice or an accomplished artist, come sip on some wine and sketch to your heart's desire in this comfortable and supportive environment, designed to spark your creative mind.
  • Oct 26, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
    Gather your coven and join Michael Wells for this spooky tasting featuring a fantastic lineup, from funky natty wines more reminiscent of witches brew, to biodynamically-farmed gems that are harvested under the full moon. This class is sure to be a fun one, with lots of new wines to to try!
  • Oct 27, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Join us for the latest edition of this monthly event for women, their friends, and allies, co-presented with the San Francisco Bay Times. This month, a super group of top Bay Area women musicians, Shake It Booty Band will be making their D&D debut!
  • Oct 31, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Join us for Present Heart Yoga led by Noah Schnaubelt—an all levels and all bodies flow. Take a break from your busy workday to get some fresh air, stretch, open, and clear your mind. Don't forget to bring a yoga mat!
  • Nov 07, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    The Castro CBD invites you to mingle with your colleagues and neighbors, while raising funds for the uplighting of the Market street palm trees.
  • Sep 29, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Join us for the latest edition of this monthly event for women, their friends, and allies, co-presented with the San Francisco Bay Times. This month, a galaxy of Women's Music stars will perform to honor legendary singer/songwriter and Grammy nominee Linda Tillery.

*Course fees do not include full Club access or other associated Member benefits. For more information about membership, click here.

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