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September 2018

Get Started: Home Buying

Monday, September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Ned Kraemer of Compass Real Estate for an informative seminar on buying a home. This veteran guide to Capitol Hill’s real estate market will map out the steps of buying your first home, from loan pre-approval through settling in…

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Overbeck Lecture: Anacostia Park, and a River Runs By It – SOLD OUT

Monday, September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is at capacity. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org. Anacostia Park, a 1,200-acre park at the eastern end of 11thStreet S.E., is celebrating its 100th birthday this year.  With the steady improvement of the Anacostia River…

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Trump Must Go: Bill Press Book Signing & Release Reception

Thursday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a free reception with wine and conversation as we celebrate Bill Press’s new book, "Trump Must Go: The Top 100 Reasons to Dump Trump (And One To Keep Him)." East City Bookshop will be there to sell copies…

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October 2018

The Life of a Poet: Conversations with Ron Charles – Marilyn Chin

Monday, October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Join Ron Charles, the fiction editor of The Washington Post, for an in-depth discussion with critically acclaimed poet Marilyn Chin. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare opportunity to consider a writer’s entire career and explore the major…

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Hear the Candidates: Ward 6 Council Candidate Debate

Friday, October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hear The Candidates! The Hill Rag, The Ward 6 Democrats and Hill Center are jointly sponsoring three candidate forums in advance of this November's General Election. Ward 6 School Board Candidate Forum. September 20, 7 to 9 PM. Submit questions to debate@hillrag.com.…

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@East City Book Shop! Tigerland by Wil Haygood

Wednesday, October 17 @ 6:30 pm
East City Book Shop, 645 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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From the author of the best-selling The Butler—an emotional, inspiring story of two teams from a poor, black, segregated high school in Ohio, who, in the midst of the racial turbulence of 1968/1969, win the Ohio state baseball and basketball championships…

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November 2018

Overbeck Lecture: The Washington Riots of 1968 + the View from Capitol Hill – SOLD OUT

Monday, November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is at capacity. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. The Washington riots of 1968 had a devastating impact throughout the city and on Capitol Hill’s Eighth Street SE and H Street NE commercial corridors,…

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Parent Workshop: Is It the “Adoption Thing?”

Wednesday, November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is for adoptive parents of children aged 12 and younger and prospective adoptive parents. All parents become concerned when they observe their children exhibiting behaviors including: expressions of anger and/or frustration, acting out, sadness, separation anxiety, fear of social situations,…

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Ward 6 Matters: Putting the “Public” in Public Space

Thursday, November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Be it the use of the curbside for parking or food trucks, pocket parks, increased density awarded as a result of a Planned Unit Development, the ubiquitous sidewalk cafes that dot our urban landscape or the provision of new roadways, the…

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Moving Men: An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Award-Winning Poets and Cave Canem Fellows Kyle Dargan, Julian Randall and Clint Smith III – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Dargan, Randall and Smith will read from their recent works and engage in an open conversation about the ways in which they attempt, as individual men and as writers, to actively sustain themselves within and evolve their understanding of manhood…

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