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Open To All

Although we are a membership-based club with lots of perks for our members including member-only events, we also believe in fostering a safe, inclusive environment where all are welcome.

The following events are open to all—and best of all, most are free for members and their guests.

You're invited to come check it out.

  • Academy Prosper: LGBTQMindfulness Yoga and Sound Bath
    Academy Prosper: LGBTQMindfulness Yoga and Sound Bath
    Tue, Jul 23
    The Academy SF
    Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 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.
  • Wine Club Release Party
    Wine Club Release Party
    Wed, Jul 24
    The Academy SF
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Join Wine Director Michael Wells for our next Wine Club release, now open to all! Wine Club members, come pick up your bottles and enjoy a free sample flight. If you're "Wine Club Curious," come by and we'll have flights for purchase, or you can join on the spot and we'll comp the flight. Cheers!
  • Academy of Wine: Spanish Food & Wine Pairing with Canela
    Academy of Wine: Spanish Food & Wine Pairing with Canela
    Thu, Jul 25
    The Academy SF
    Jul 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Jul 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Join us at The Academy with wine director Michael Wells for a special collaboration with Mat Schuster, chef owner of Canela Bistro, for a journey through a flight of 5 Spanish wines paired with gourmet small plates, showcasing the varied gastronomy of Spain!
  • Divas & Drinks: Beacon of Love for SF Pride + Summer Olympics
    Divas & Drinks: Beacon of Love for SF Pride + Summer Olympics
    Fri, Jul 26
    The Academy SF
    Jul 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Jul 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Join city leaders, the San Francisco Pride Band, CHEER SF, and more to shine a beacon of love on SF Pride leaders and volunteers, as well as all those who helped with the 2024 San Francisco Bay Times parade contingent and other events. There will be an Olympics Opening Ceremony watch party too!
  • Academy Live: Gay Cabaret Open Mic w/ Russell Deason & Friends
    Academy Live: Gay Cabaret Open Mic w/ Russell Deason & Friends
    Sat, Jul 27
    The Academy SF
    Jul 27, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Jul 27, 2024, 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.
  • Academy Prosper: Present Heart Yoga with Noah
    Academy Prosper: Present Heart Yoga with Noah
    Tue, Jul 30
    The Academy SF
    Jul 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Jul 30, 2024, 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!
  • Castro Art Walk: Transcending Above—an Exhibition by Marcel, Mila, & Greg
    Castro Art Walk: Transcending Above—an Exhibition by Marcel, Mila, & Greg
    Fri, Aug 02
    The Academy SF
    Aug 02, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Aug 02, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Join us for the monthly Castro Art Walk as we continue our current exhibit entitled Transcending Above—an Exhibition by Marcel, Mila, & Greg
  • Academy Prosper: Boot Camp with SF Squared
    Academy Prosper: Boot Camp with SF Squared
    Sat, Aug 03
    The Academy SF
    Aug 03, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Aug 03, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Get the most out of socializing and fitness with Boot Camp at The Academy, brought to you by SF Squared and renowned fitness instructor, Race Cooper. A mixture of calisthenics, body weight resistance, body balance, core strength and running.
  • Academy Prosper: Present Heart Yoga with Noah
    Academy Prosper: Present Heart Yoga with Noah
    Tue, Aug 06
    The Academy SF
    Aug 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 06, 2024, 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 Prosper: 7 Secrets to Connect More Deeply With Others
    Academy Prosper: 7 Secrets to Connect More Deeply With Others
    Wed, Aug 07
    The Academy SF
    Aug 07, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Aug 07, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Unlock the true power of your relationships with our Compassion in Action class. Discover practical techniques to enrich your relationships and connect more deeply with those around you.
  • THEYFRIEND @ The Academy, presented by Diamond Wave
    THEYFRIEND @ The Academy, presented by Diamond Wave
    Thu, Aug 08
    The Academy SF
    Aug 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Aug 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Now in its fourth year, THEYFRIEND is the world’s first performance festival uplifting, centering, and celebrating nonbinary identity. This intimate event featuring nonbinary performers gives a peek inside the creative process and the search for nonbinary belonging.
  • Academy Homeroom: Whisky Tasting with Seven Seals
    Academy Homeroom: Whisky Tasting with Seven Seals
    Fri, Aug 09
    The Academy SF
    Aug 09, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Aug 09, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Join us for a special seated whisky tasting with Dylan Stine from Seven Seals, a highly awarded Single Malt whisky from Switzerland. Swiss products are globally known for their superior quality and this whisky is no exception. Tasting includes a selection of (3) whiskies plus some special surprises!
  • Academy of Wine: Blind Tasting Workshop
    Academy of Wine: Blind Tasting Workshop
    Sat, Aug 10
    The Academy SF
    Aug 10, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Aug 10, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Join Wine Director Michael Wells for a hands-on blind tasting workshop. This is the perfect opportunity to hone your palate, no matter what your experience level.
  • Academy Prosper: Present Heart Yoga with Noah
    Academy Prosper: Present Heart Yoga with Noah
    Tue, Aug 13
    The Academy SF
    Aug 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 13, 2024, 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: Investing 101 – The Basics
    Academy Homeroom: Investing 101 – The Basics
    Wed, Aug 14
    The Academy SF
    Aug 14, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Aug 14, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Do you feel overwhelmed when thinking about investing or when looking at your investment statements? You are not alone! Join Diana Bacon, CFP®, for a casual and informative seminar to help you get informed and improve your financial journey.
  • Womxn's August Mixer
    Womxn's August Mixer
    Thu, Aug 15
    The Academy SF
    Aug 15, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Aug 15, 2024, 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!
  • Academy Homeroom: Whiskey & Cigar Pairing Series
    Academy Homeroom: Whiskey & Cigar Pairing Series
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Aug 17
    The Academy SF
    Aug 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Aug 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Our summer outdoor whiskey & cigar pairing series, hosted by Steve Savage "The Barstool Tender" continues with Savage and Cooke Distillery, with special guest Dylan Carney. Come join us! Cigar: Davidoff Yamasa Robusto.
  • Academy Prosper: LGBTQMindfulness Yoga and Sound Bath
    Academy Prosper: LGBTQMindfulness Yoga and Sound Bath
    Tue, Aug 20
    The Academy SF
    Aug 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 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.
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