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June 2018

Hill Center Galleries Juried Regional Exhibition

Wednesday, June 27 - Saturday, September 22
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for our Regional Juried Exhibition, featuring over 100 artists from DC, Virginia and Maryland. The show was juried by Annette Polan, Portrait Artist and Professor Emerita, Corcoran College of Art + Design, The George Washington University. Artists whose…

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September 2018

Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Wednesday, September 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Toddler & Me dance classes are for children 18 months up to the age of 3 years. Music, movement, balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. This type of class includes mom…

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Tippi Toes: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Wednesday, September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is a wonderful transition between Toddler & Me and Ballet, Tap & Jazz class. Music, movement, balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. The dancers do not have mom, dad…

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Young Warriors Karate (Age 5 & Up)

Wednesday, September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Young Warriors Karate program provides students high-quality instruction in Shorin-ryu karate, taught by Sensei Patrick Burton. In a safe, structured, fun environment, children hone essential life skills including discipline, focus, strength, coordination, confidence and respect. Drop-in classes at Hill…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Wednesday, September 19 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ballet, Tap & Jazz combo classes are offered for children 3-5 years old. This high-energy dance class is designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance including positions and terminology.…

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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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WARRIOR - a person who shows great vigor, courage, and a commitment to honor while engaged in struggle   FUSION - the merging of diverse, distinct, or different elements into a unified whole In an environment that's rewarding and challenging, adults will…

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Tai Chi Chuan

Thursday, September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tai Chi Chuan is a formulated set of movements designed for body and mind. This discipline for health and serenity is also a complete system of self-defense and a martial art that emphasizes sensitivity, serenity and flexibility. Our classes are…

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College Admissions: A Road Map for for 11th and 12th Graders

Thursday, September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this workshop for 11th and 12th graders and their families, Blyth-Templeton Academy's College Counselor Rebecca Claster will discuss what students should do as they approach the college application process. The session will offer advice on researching colleges and developing a college…

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Hear the Candidates: School Board

Thursday, September 20 @ 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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Parenting and Childhood Education (PACE) Group

Friday, September 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 10:30am

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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P.A.C.E offers groups for new mothers as well as for the second time around moms. The groups are led by professional mental health educators trained in the fields of infant development, parenting skills, family relationships and group dynamics. Besides being highly trained…

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P.A.C.E. Second Time Moms Group – Starts September 4

Friday, September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 21, 2018

One event on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:30am

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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PACE Second Time Around provides emotional and educational support for moms with a second (or third!) baby under the age of 5 months. In additional to providing practical information, experiences are normalized, ideas are brainstormed and specific concerns of group members…

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Hitchcock in a Beret: The Trouble with Harry

Friday, September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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French directors and Parisian cineastes loved Alfred Hitchcock. His films, always in English, would draw crowds in Paris, where Hitch and his wife vacationed, mostly because, Hitchcock confessed, of the great restaurants. He was summoned to London twice in the…

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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Saturday, September 22 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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WARRIOR - a person who shows great vigor, courage, and a commitment to honor while engaged in struggle   FUSION - the merging of diverse, distinct, or different elements into a unified whole In an environment that's rewarding and challenging, adults will…

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Tippi Toes: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Saturday, September 22 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is a wonderful transition between Toddler & Me and Ballet, Tap & Jazz class. Music, movement, balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. The dancers do not have mom, dad…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ballet, Tap & Jazz combo classes are offered for children 3-5 years old. This high-energy dance class is designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance including positions and terminology.…

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Young Warriors Karate (Age 5 & Up)

Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Young Warriors Karate program provides students high-quality instruction in Shorin-ryu karate, taught by Sensei Patrick Burton. In a safe, structured, fun environment, children hone essential life skills including discipline, focus, strength, coordination, confidence and respect. Drop-in classes at Hill…

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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 Years)

Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Toddler & Me dance classes are for children 18 months up to the age of 3 years. Music, movement, balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. This type of class includes mom…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Saturday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ballet, Tap & Jazz combo classes are offered for children 3-5 years old. This high-energy dance class is designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance including positions and terminology.…

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WalkingTown DC: Marching Along with John Philip Sousa – SOLD OUT

Saturday, September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. To be placed on the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with your name, the event, and number of tickets you'd like. Musical history comes to life on a “marching” tour of the important sites in…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, September 23 @ 8:15 am - 8:55 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2.5-3)

Sunday, September 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$240

At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Sunday, September 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:25 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of…

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Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Sunday, September 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:25 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of…

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Breathing Space: Little Family Yoga (21 months – 4 years)

Sunday, September 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, dance and creative movement, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. Parents/caregiver fully participate, but no yoga experience required for caregiver or child. Younger siblings older than 1…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4)

Sunday, September 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:10 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Breathing Space: Tot Yoga (6 months-2 years)

Sunday, September 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This is a supportive, fun-loving and active yoga class for crawling babies to 24-month-old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This class is all about your new mover. Crawlers and walkers learn poses, songs and games while they explore new movement and…

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Sunday, September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Open discussion with the We Agnostics Group. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.…

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Super Soccer Stars (Older 4 to 5 year olds)

Sunday, September 23 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Sewing: Making a Clutch Purse

Sunday, September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for sewing basics! Students will learn how to make a clutch purse, including cutting and marking patterns and sewing the piece together. Everyone will leave with a completed project. The class is designed for people with some prior sewing…

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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginner 2.0: Back to Basics) – Starts September 9

Sunday, September 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Whether you’re looking to stay physically active, meet new people or just want to survive that next wedding with your dignity intact, look no further. We’re certain that once you get started you’ll be hooked on the best music and…

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American Roots Concert Series: Lula Wiles

Sunday, September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is thrilled to welcome Lula Wiles as part of our outdoor American Roots Music Series! Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft.   "An impressive, multi-talented,…

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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Intermediate) – Starts September 9

Sunday, September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Whether you’re looking to stay physically active, meet new people or just want to survive that next wedding with your dignity intact, look no further. We’re certain that once you get started you’ll be hooked on the best music and…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Monday, September 24 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2.5-3)

Monday, September 24 @ 9:45 am - 10:25 am
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$240

At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Monday, September 24 @ 10:35 am - 11:15 am
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of…

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Studio One Dance: Creative Ballet 1 & 2 (Age 3-4)

Monday, September 24 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 10, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this independent class, dancers will enjoy a perfect mix of creative movement and age appropriate classical Ballet. They will be introduced to beginning positions, terminology and traveling steps. This class will help them to gain confidence, meet new friends…

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Studio One Dance: Primary Ballet (Age 5-6)

Monday, September 24 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this class, dancers will be introduced to a more traditional class structure. Dancers will participate in a fun Ballet warm up, stretches and center work. Proper technique, terminology and positions will be emphasized, as well as focus on building…

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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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Meditation Class with Kadampa Meditation Center

Monday, September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Monday Evenings
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Each week, our class includes 20 minutes of guided relaxation meditation, a brief teaching, time for discussion, and a concluding meditation. The teaching portion includes practical, actionable wisdom from the Buddhist tradition that we can use to improve the quality…

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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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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This three-week course is designed for adults who wish to start drawing, but aren't sure where to begin. We will be working on basic drawing skills and techniques over the course of four classes. Our first class will serve as…

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At Home Gourmet: Mediterranean Ribeye Arrabiata

Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In the At Home Gourmet series, Chef Jennifer Jones highlights easy-to-prepare meals that impress your guests! Menu: Pickled Cucumber, Onion, & Feta Salad Grilled Garlic-Rosemary Ribeye Homemade Arrabiata Sauce Penne Pasta Honey-Ricotta Cake with Orange-Amaretto Whipped Cream   "Absolutely fun, entertaining…

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DC Strings presents a Broadway Retrospective

Wednesday, September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Hill Center and DC Strings to recognize local, musical theatre talent singing a mix of classical and Broadway selections from Ragtime, Les Mis and the Great American Songbook. Headlining the show will be Melissa Jean Chávez, soprano, who has been…

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Hill Center Galleries

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center Galleries is proud to welcome six artists exhibiting solo shows September 27, 2018-January 6, 2019. Cecilia Armellin | Wink on Asia Cedric Baker | Soul Searching...Transitions in Soul Sally Canzoneri | Then - And Now Alec Dubro |…

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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, September 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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From Newborns to Toddlers, music is a common experience that connects all of us!  Music is known to be especially valuable as babies and toddlers learn language, rhythm, patterns, steady beat, musical form, and positive social interaction.  It is evident…

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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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Urban Foraging Foray and Cooking Class with Dr. Bill Schindler

Saturday, September 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Join Bill Schindler on a foray of Capitol Hill to forage for food! Washington’s lawns, parks and alleys are full of good things to eat, if you know how and where to look. Dr. Bill Schindler, an associate professor of…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a contemporary approach to painting with watercolors with Christine Vineyard. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary way. This class will give…

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Hill Center’s Annual Family Day + Concert

Sunday, September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Celebrate Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital's 7th birthday on Sunday, September 30! We will have Civil War-era activities and figures, including Abraham Lincoln, a team of coppersmiths and blacksmiths, horse-drawn wagon rides, interactive games and crafts, a magician, face-painting, and…

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October 2018

Spanish Language Course: Beginner

Monday, October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The main goal of this course is to assist the student to communicate effectively in Spanish. The course is designed for the development of the basic language skills: listening and comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course is aimed at…

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French Language Course: Beginner I

Monday, October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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While fluency is developed over years, confidence is built in the classroom. In Beginners I, the instructor will introduce the alphabet and the basic tenets of the French language. You will learn numbers, days of the week, and months of…

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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Tuesday, October 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Toddler & Me dance classes are for children 18 months up to the age of 3 years. Music, movement, balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. This type of class includes mom…

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French Language Course: Beginner II

Tuesday, October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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While fluency is developed over years, confidence is created in the classroom. This course is designed for those who have completed the French Beginners I course. In Beginners II, the instructor will build on students' knowledge of basic French grammar…

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Global Sounds on the Hill: Fendika from Addis Ababa

Tuesday, October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is thrilled to welcome Fendika as part of our Global Sounds series. The performance will feature eskista, a traditional Ethiopian trance dance of athletic shoulder movements, as well as dance traditions from the highlands of Ethiopia, the Somali region, and…

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Hill Center Galleries Opening Reception

Wednesday, October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for an opening reception to celebrate the opening of six new solo exhibitions at Hill Center Galleries. Enjoy a glass of wine, chat with neighbors, and engage in a fun night of art and culture. Cecilia Armellin |…

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Spanish Language Course: Intermediate

Wednesday, October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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While fluency is developed over years, confidence is built in the classroom. The instructor will introduce familiar, everyday expressions and basic phrases, so that students will have the skills to introduce themselves and ask and answer simple questions. The Spanish…

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French Language Course: Intermediate

Thursday, October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Intermediate students should have some control of the language. In the class, students will explore French poetry, singers, and magazines as avenues to discover verb tenses (présent, imparfait, futur and passé composé), irregular verbs, adverbs and prepositions. You will become…

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Street Scenes: Amy Shook and the SR4tet

Thursday, October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is proud to welcome Amy Shook and the SR4tet as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Since moving to the east coast in…

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Brunch with Bubbly: Quiche + Crêpes

Sunday, October 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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We'll pop some bottles (of prosecco) in this class focused on hosting the best meal of the day -- brunch!  Learn to cook up and serve elegantly with Chef Jennifer Jones. Winter Squash Quiche with Caramelized Onions & Goat Cheese…

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Sewing 101

Sunday, October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for sewing basics! Students will learn the principal parts of a sewing machine, how to cut and mark a pattern and everyone will leave with a completed project (perhaps a skirt or a pillow)! The class is designed…

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Hear the Candidates: At-Large

Wednesday, October 10 @ 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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Chef’s Table: Celebrating Gérard Pangaud’s 50 Years in the Kitchen – SOLD OUT

Friday, October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org. Hill Center’s own Chef Gérard Pangaud is celebrating his golden anniversary in the kitchen by pulling out all of the stops! This intimate Chef's Table…

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Hear the Candidates: Ward 6 Council

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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The Writer’s Center: The Personal Poem

Saturday, October 13 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Judith Harris, Ph.D This workshop will focus on how autobiography mediates and revivifies past events that surface in some perfected, universalized form. Through writing prompts and mini-lectures on poetic craft and history of the genre, participants will learn how…

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Chef’s Table: Celebrating Gérard Pangaud’s 50 Years in the Kitchen

Saturday, October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center’s own Chef Gérard Pangaud is celebrating his golden anniversary in the kitchen by pulling out all of the stops! This intimate Chef's Table features a 5-course tasting menu, each of which is paired with a select wine representing…

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Sewing 102

Sunday, October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Sewing 102 is geared towards the returning sewer or advanced beginner. This is the perfect class for a sewer that wants to learn the fundamentals of taking ideas and making them a reality. Sewing 101 is a prerequisite for this class.…

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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings: Charlie Visconage

Sunday, October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Charlie Visconage joins EAST again for a fun-filled afternoon of painting with words on Sunday, October 14 (3-5 pm). Kids will learn how to use modern art as a way of expressing their favorite phrases, words, or sayings.  The Eastern…

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American Roots Concert Series: Rachel Baiman

Sunday, October 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is thrilled to welcome Rachel Baiman as part of our outdoor American Roots Music Series! In many ways, Shame, the new album from 27-year-old Nashville Americana songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Baiman, is an exploration of growing up female in America.…

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DC Strings presents an evening of Chamber Music

Monday, October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Hill Center and DC Strings as they present an exciting recital featuring classical, blues, and modern works. Music of Dvorak, Beethoven and modern works. DC Strings Workshop (DCSW) is a dynamic and versatile chamber orchestra composed of musicians committed to bringing…

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Tigerland: A Book Discussion with Wil Haygood

Tuesday, October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Journalist and best-selling author Wil Haygood discusses his new book, "Tigerland: 1968 - 1969, a City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing." "Tigerland" is an emotional and inspiring story of two teams from a poor,…

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Dinner on a Dime: Morocco!

Tuesday, October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Between getting the kids to school, making the most of this beautiful city, and, of course, that job you have, it can be challenging to get a satisfying and healthy dinner on the table each night. Join us for our…

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Exploring the Northern Côtes du Rhône with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a cooking demonstration + wine tasting highlighting the celebrated region of the Northern Côtes du Rhône. A two-star Michelin chef, Chef Pangaud will discuss how the history and geography of the Côtes du Rhône has inspired its…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a contemporary approach to painting with watercolors with Christine Vineyard. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary way. This class will give…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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It takes two hours of your time to learn the skills that could save your child’s life. During this class you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR, AED…

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Reel Architecture: The Built Environment on the Silver Screen – Metropolis

Sunday, October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Philip Kennicott, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Senior Art and Architecture Critic, hosts a series of films that star architecture and are an architectural experience in and of themselves -- real or imagined. The series begins Sunday, October 21 with Fritz Lang's…

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The Self-Driven Child with Blyth-Templeton Academy

Wednesday, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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How much control should you give your child over his or her own life? And at what age should you start? Join us to hear William R. Stixrud, PhD. and Ned Johnson, authors of the book, "The Self-Driven Child,” explain…

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Crossing Borders: Paella

Thursday, October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us in the kitchen for a paella workshop! You will learn to use the proper ingredients and perfect the art of the delicious dish. Along with Chef Mark Haskell, you will make and enjoy two different types of paella.…

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Global Sounds on the Hill: Kurbasy

Thursday, October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is thrilled to welcome Kurbasy as part of our Global Sounds series. From the Carpathian Mountains, Kurbasy traces contemporary connections to an archaic past. Lviv, the eons-old Carpathian hub, holds Ukraine’s cultural core. Around this nucleus, spheres of…

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Reel Architecture: The Built Environment on the Silver Screen

Sunday, October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Philip Kennicott, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Senior Art and Architecture Critic, hosts a series of films that star architecture and are an architectural experience in and of themselves -- real or imagined. The series begins Sunday, October 21 with Fritz Lang's…

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Kitchen 101: Sausage Making

Tuesday, October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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All around the world, sausage is the food of the people. Learn to use the proper ingredients, make sausage and use various cooking methods. Eat, drink and be merry. Chef Mark Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe,…

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November 2018

Classic Italian: Eggplant Parmigiana

Thursday, November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us to master this classic Italian dish - Eggplant Parmigiana. Chef Mark Haskell will dish out the tips to make this recipe fun and easy! Chef Mark Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe, Asia, South America…

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Pottery on the Hill Preview Reception

Friday, November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Seventeen of the nation’s top ceramic artists bring their handcrafted wares, like plates, mugs, vases, platters, and serving bowls, to historic Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital for an exclusive preview reception and free show and sale. The Pottery…

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Pottery on the Hill Show & Sale

Saturday, November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sunday, November 4, 2018

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Seventeen of the nation’s top ceramic artists gather for a pottery show focusing on functional pottery in the heart of Washington, DC.  The free show and sale on Saturday and Sunday offer the chance to browse works and spend time…

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The Writer’s Center: How to Write a Novel

Wednesday, November 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: John DeDakis This workshop offers a practical 16-point plan that takes you from the mere germ of an idea all the way through the creative process, with an eye on getting a finished book into the hands of potential…

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Street Scenes: Tom Teasley

Wednesday, November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is proud to welcome Tom Teasley as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Teasley will perform a live soundtrack to Buster Keaton’s film “Sherlock…

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The Whole Beast: Fish Boot Camp

Thursday, November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Calling all pescatarians! Many of us have forgotten that the meat we buy comes from animals. To reconnect with the meat's source (hint: it’s not a cellophane-wrapped package), local chefs have turned to whole animal butchery. The Whole Beast series…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, November 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a demonstration cooking class featuring seasonal, French cuisine. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to create a menu and prepare a…

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The Writer’s Center: From Novice to Novelist

Saturday, November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: John DeDakis This day-long workshop will deconstruct and demystify the novel-writing process for struggling and/or aspiring writers. Go all the way from getting the start of an idea to getting your book into the hands of expectant fans. Along…

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The Writer’s Center: Getting Started – Creative Writing

Saturday, November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Patricia Gray Before the holiday madness sets in, why not take a personal breather? In just two Saturday afternoons, you can explore several forms of creative writing. By jump-starting with fun exercises, this workshop will circumvent the analytic brain…

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Holiday Brunch Party with Jennifer Jones

Sunday, November 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Jennifer Jones for  her holiday appetizers brunch party. Learn to make lovely gourmet recipes that are perfect for holiday entertaining for home  and for parties.  Menu: Smoked Salmon & Asparagus Pastries Chicken Sausage & Cheddar Balls Roasted Red Pepper…

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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings: Make Your Own Portrait with Justine Swindell

Sunday, November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings – EAST – is an ongoing series that brings artists and children (between 7 and 12 years old) together to explore a different craft or medium each month. Our program is in made possible by…

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Dinner on a Dime: Spicy Basil Chicken

Tuesday, November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Between getting the kids to school, making the most of this beautiful city, and, of course, that job you have, it can be challenging to get a satisfying and healthy dinner on the table each night. Join us for our…

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College Admissions: A Road Map for 9th and 10th Graders

Thursday, November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this workshop for 9th and 10th graders and their families, BTA College Counselor Rebecca Claster will discuss what students can do now to be well-prepared for the college admissions process. The session will offer insight into what colleges are looking for, advice on researching colleges…

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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Friday, November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Settle in at Hill Center’s 12-seat kitchen for an intimate, unique dining experience featuring the haute cuisine of France. Two-star Michelin chef Gérard Pangaud will serve a 4-course tasting menu that reflects the choicest products in season. Each course is paired with…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a contemporary approach to painting with watercolors with Christine Vineyard. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary way. This class will give…

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Historic Homebrewing Class: Porter from George Washington to Near Extinction

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The favorite beer style of America's first president was Porter. The first beer ever homebrewed in the White House? President Barack Obama's White House Honey Ale, followed by the White House Honey Porter. Heated debate rages in the beer community…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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It takes two hours of your time to learn the skills that could save your child’s life. During this class you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR, AED…

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Reel Architecture: The Built Environment on the Silver Screen

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Philip Kennicott, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Senior Art and Architecture Critic, hosts a series of films that star architecture and are an architectural experience in and of themselves -- real or imagined. The series begins Sunday, October 21 with Fritz Lang's…

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December 2018

The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, December 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a demonstration cooking class featuring seasonal, French cuisine. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to create a menu and prepare a…

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At Home Gourmet: Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs & Fritters

Tuesday, December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In the At Home Gourmet series, Chef Jennifer Jones highlights easy-to-prepare meals that impress your guests! Menu: Squash Soup with Chickpea Fritters Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce over Baby Greens Simple Honey Pistachio Pastries “Absolutely fun, entertaining and informative with…

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