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January 2019

Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition

Thursday, January 10 - Saturday, March 2
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center Galleries presents our 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. Over 80 artists has their work chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at HEMPHILL Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The exhibition runs January 10 – March 2,…

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Dance for Parkinson’s Disease®

Friday, January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Fridays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Bowen McCauley Dance Company brings the Dance for Parkinson’s Disease® program to Hill Center. This is a FREE, weekly program that provides dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners. In 2001, the Mark Morris Dance Group…

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19: The Musical – Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage – SOLD OUT

Friday, January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. Please join us the night before the Women's March 2019 for an hour-long presentation of "19: The Musical," followed by a Talk Back with the cast and…

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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Saturday, January 19 @ 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: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Saturday, January 19 @ 9:10 am - 9:55 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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Tippi Toes: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Saturday, January 19 @ 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, January 19 @ 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 (Ages 5 & Up)

Saturday, January 19 @ 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, January 19 @ 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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Opera Workshop for Kids: Radamisto

Saturday, January 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Spend an afternoon with your child or grandchildren, niece or nephew and immerse yourselves in the arts of opera! Learn the story of Radamisto, a drama about the taming of a powerful and ambitious king. Sing in Italian with a…

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Sunday, January 20 @ 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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, January 20 @ 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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginners) – Starts January 6

Sunday, January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, February 24, 2019

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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Intermediate) – Starts January 6

Sunday, January 20 @ 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 Mini Camp (Ages 2.5-5)

Monday, January 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$240

No school?  No problem!  When school is out, soccer is in. Mini Camps are 2.5 hours of soccer fun and activities, as well as arts and crafts for children ages 2.5-5. Camp is typically divided into 2 age groups: 2.5-3 year…

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

Monday, January 21 @ 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 (Ages 5-6)

Monday, January 21 @ 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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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Tuesday, January 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing from an Image

Tuesday, January 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This 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 three classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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Order In: Indian – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. Instead of ordering in, get cozy in the kitchen with these healthier alternatives to delivery. You'll master Indian favorites with Chef Chericia Easton.   Menu:…

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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Nina Totenberg, NPR’s Legal Affairs Correspondent – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. You may also watch the event live on our Facebook page!     Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down…

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

Wednesday, January 23 @ 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: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Wednesday, January 23 @ 10:50 am - 11:35 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: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Wednesday, January 23 @ 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, January 23 @ 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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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills – SOLD OUT

Wednesday, January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   Join Chef Wendi as she teaches the essentials of knife skills for beginners. Learn the techniques of proper knife selection, care, basic cuts and…

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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, January 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 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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Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Friday, January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a casual happy hour for parents and tots! Your favorite band, King Bullfrog, will hit the stage with high-energy original, folk and blues songs carefully tailored to get children dancing and delight grownups. Your first beer or glass of wine is…

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Alliance Française: Pitchouns (Ages 3-4)

Saturday, January 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Come join Alliance Française at Hill Center with native speaking French teachers offering classes and activities for children ages 24 months – 6 years. About the Pitchouns class: Children learn new words and language structures, using them in fun, age…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, January 27 @ 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, January 27 @ 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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$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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Breathing Space: Tot Yoga (6 months-2 years)

Sunday, January 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 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. We encourage each child to embrace their own unique expression of yoga poses while…

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

Sunday, January 27 @ 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 (3 – Young 4 Year Olds)

Sunday, January 27 @ 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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Super Soccer Stars (Older 4 – 5 Year Olds)

Sunday, January 27 @ 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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Better Grades in Less Time

Sunday, January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Presented by Smith Rivas Study Skills & Academic Coaching If your student can think of anything he or she would rather do than homework, you will love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Monday, January 28 @ 8:15 am - 8:55 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, January 28 @ 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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$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, January 28 @ 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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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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Spanish Language Course: Beginner

Monday, January 28 @ 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, January 28 @ 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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Meditation Class with Kadampa Meditation Center

Monday, January 28 @ 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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French Language Course: Beginner II

Tuesday, January 29 @ 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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French Language Course: Intermediate – SOLD OUT

Thursday, January 31 @ 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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This class is at capacity. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waitlist. 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…

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February 2019

Master Class: Cuba Cooks with Chef Guillermo Pernot – SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   Join Chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre for a celebration of his newest cookbook, "Cuba Cooks." "Cuba Cooks" is available through pre-sale, and the chef…

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Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Sunday, February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us at Hill Center for an afternoon of Zentangles at this instructional workshop. Learn the art of Zentangle, step by step guidelines, and what materials are best to use for the most beautiful outcome. What is a Zentangle? The…

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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings: Song Creation with Loide Jorge

Sunday, February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join jazz vocalist Loide Jorge with guitarist Mongezi Ntaka on February 3rd to walk kids through the art of writing a song. Kids will learn how to create verse, chorus, and a bridge setting to music and performing for one…

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Street Food: Dumplings on Chinese New Year – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   Celebrate Chinese New Year with dumplings! When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets - from food trucks, carts…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, February 5 @ 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 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 three classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Talking to Your Elementary School-Aged Child About Adoption

Wednesday, February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This workshop will provide parents of adopted school-aged children with perspectives and tools on how to talk to their children about adoption in an age-appropriate manner.  Topics to be covered include: Common parental concerns in discussing adoption with children Typical…

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Exploring Champagne with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, February 9 @ 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 Champagne. A two-star Michelin chef, Chef Pangaud will discuss how the history and geography of the region has inspired its regional cuisine and world famous…

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Brunch with Bubbly: Empanadas + Rum Bread

Sunday, February 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This festive brunch with Jennifer Jones celebrates authentic flavors from Caribbean and Latin American cultures!  Cook up some new recipes and learn elegant serving techniques. Seared Salmon with Spicy Coconut Sauce      Cheese & Potato Empanadas Banana Rum Bread  Sweet…

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All Politics is Local with Tom Sherwood & Mark Segraves: Elissa Silverman

Monday, February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tom Sherwood and Mark Segraves return to Hill Center for an in-depth conversation with Elissa Silverman, DC Councilmember, At-Large. Elissa Silverman has dedicated her career to making the District of Columbia and its government more accountable, responsive and accessible to residents.…

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills – SOLD OUT

Wednesday, February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. Join Chef Wendi as she teaches the essentials of knife skills for beginners. Learn the techniques of proper knife selection, care, basic cuts and proper…

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Street Scenes: Sam Prather Valentine’s Day Concert

Thursday, February 14 @ 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 Sam Prather on Valentine's Day as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Samuel Prather is an exciting and multifaceted…

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The Writer’s Center: Pushing Past Clichés in Love Poems

Saturday, February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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So much of our self-definition rests on who we love and desire, as well as all those loves lost. But when trying to translate those honest sentences—"I love you," "I want you," or "Here's why our love won't work"—into a…

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Storytelling: A Workshop Series in Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 2, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Dr. Michelle LaFrance Creative nonfiction is a broad genre of narrative prose that includes personal essays, memoir, portraits and profiles, travel writing, long form journalism, literary journalism and more. Pieces typically mix the factual and the highly personal, marrying…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, February 17 @ 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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Mad Science: Secret Agent Lab (1st – 6th Graders)

Monday, February 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, February 22, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science day-off camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our science programs let children become junior scientists for the week and embark on a series of science…

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The Writer’s Center: How to Write a Novel

Wednesday, February 20 @ 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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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Friday, February 22 @ 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. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   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…

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The Writer’s Center: From Novice to Novelist

Saturday, February 23 @ 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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Master Class: Traditional Valencian Paella with Chef + Sommelier Danny Lledó

Saturday, February 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a Master Class with Chef Danny Lledó featuring his award-winning Valencian Paella. Chef Lledó's menu: Olives Serrano Ham Steamed Clams with black peppercorns, bay leaves, white wine served with Menade, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain ___________ Chicken, rabbit, Valencian…

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Order In: Chinese

Tuesday, February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Instead of ordering in, get cozy in the kitchen with these healthier alternatives to delivery. You'll master Chinese favorites with Chef Chericia Easton.         Menu: Spring Rolls Orange Chicken Beef + Broccoli Fried Rice   Please bring…

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March 2019

Hitchcock’s Dopplegangers: Niagara (1953)

Friday, March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hitchcock loved doubles or dopplegangers in his films: Henry Fonda is mistaken for a thief in "The Wrong Man," Cary Grant doesn’t even know who he is supposed to be in "North by Northwest," and there are at least three…

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Beginner’s Travel Writing

Saturday, March 2 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on [day], repeating until Saturday, April 6, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Bijan C Bayne The purpose of this course is to instruct aspiring magazine and newspaper freelancers in how to construct a destination or hotel article, pitch it, write effective query letters, and find appropriate outlets. Each week, participants will…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, March 5 @ 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 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 three classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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Hitchcock’s Dopplegangers: Mirage (1965)

Friday, March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hitchcock loved doubles or dopplegangers in his films: Henry Fonda is mistaken for a thief in "The Wrong Man," Cary Grant doesn’t even know who he is supposed to be in "North by Northwest," and there are at least three…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   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,…

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Breathing Space: Baby Yoga & Play Pop-Up

Sunday, March 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class for newborn to pre-crawling babies and their grownup(s) contains dozens of yoga-inspired movements, postures, songs, rhymes and activities designed to support baby’s development. Each class is filled with calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding, soothe the inevitable cranky…

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Hitchcock’s Dopplegangers: Wait Until Dark (1967)

Friday, March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hitchcock loved doubles or dopplegangers in his films: Henry Fonda is mistaken for a thief in "The Wrong Man," Cary Grant doesn’t even know who he is supposed to be in "North by Northwest," and there are at least three…

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The Writer’s Center: Getting Started – Creative Writing

Saturday, March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Saturdays
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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, March 17 @ 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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Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with the Bright Siders

Sunday, March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a casual happy hour for parents and tots! The Bright Siders will hit the stage with engaging songs to entertain adults and get children moving. The Bright Siders present music that helps kids and families have meaningful conversations about…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, March 23 @ 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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Brunch with Bubbly: Frittata + Lemony Ricotta Pancakes

Sunday, March 24 @ 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!  Cook up some new recipes and learn elegant serving techniques with Jennifer Jones. Spinach & Potato Pan Frittatas Lemon Ricotta…

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Global Sounds on the Hill: Alash

Tuesday, March 26 @ 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 Alash as part of our Global Sounds series. Alash are masters of traditional Tuvan instruments as well as the ancient art of throat singing, a remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time. Believing…

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Street Scenes: Washington Women in Jazz Festival

Wednesday, March 27 @ 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 the Washington Women in Jazz Festival as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Created by Amy K Bormet in 2011, Washington Women in…

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April 2019

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, April 2 @ 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 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 three classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, April 6 @ 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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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Talking “Racist” … and Not Knowing It

Tuesday, April 9 @ 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 prospective and current adoptive parents of children of color. How do white adoptive parents unwittingly pass on racially problematic messages to their children of color/non-white children? Join other adoptive parents at this engaging and hands-on workshop…

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Mad Science: Flight Academy (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, April 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, April 19, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science day-off camps give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our science programs let children become junior scientists for the week and embark on a series of science adventures! Flight Academy…

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Street Scenes: Kris Funn’s “Cornerstore”

Wednesday, April 17 @ 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 Kris Funn as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Howard University alum, Kris Funn was born and raised in…

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Brunch with Bubbly: Classic Spring Brunch

Saturday, April 20 @ 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 annual Classic Spring Brunch with Bubbly! Celebrate seasonal flavors with this elegant and indulgent brunch.  Cook up some new recipes and learn elegant serving techniques.     Chicken Florentine Crepes Warm Blueberry Bread with Lemon…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, April 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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Better Grades in Less Time

Sunday, April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Presented by Smith Rivas Study Skills & Academic Coaching If your student can think of anything he or she would rather do than homework, you will love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, April 27 @ 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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May 2019

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, May 7 @ 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 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 three classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, May 11 @ 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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Brunch with Bubbly: Mother’s Day Celebration

Sunday, May 12 @ 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 and whip up a wonderful brunch as we celebrate Mothers! This is a wonderful occasion for mothers, aunts, daughters and sons alike.   Stuffed French Toast with Berries & Cream Chicken Kiev with Basil Sauce Roasted Spring…

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Street Scenes: Monika Herzig’s SHEroes

Wednesday, May 15 @ 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 Monika Herzig’s SHEroes as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. The jazz supergroup of the year is here! SHEroes,…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, May 19 @ 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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June 2019

Mad Science: Science in Motion (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Camps are available on weekdays all summer
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, June 16 @ 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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Mad Science: Eureka! Invention Camp (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 21, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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Super Girls Summer Camp (Ages 5 and up)

Monday, June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Daily
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Super Girls enrichment camp is a program designed to empower girls through the arts to be confident, independent and expressive. While participating in a variety of exciting team-building and creative/expressive arts activities, our group of supergirls will discover their inner powers…

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Mad Science: 3, 2, 1… Blast Off! (Rising 2nd – 6th Graders)

Monday, June 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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July 2019

Mad Science: Red Hot Robots (Rising 2nd – 6th Graders)

Monday, July 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, July 5, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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Studio One Dance: Mermaid and Magic Ballet Camp (Ages 3-5)

Monday, July 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, July 12, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Dancers will start each morning with an exciting Ballet class where their imaginations will take them dancing and diving into the waves Campers enjoy a healthy snack provided by Studio One Dance, followed by arts and craft time. During craft…

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Mad Science: Science in Motion (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, July 12, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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