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December 2016

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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January 2017

Strong Start Early Intervention Program

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Would you like your child to participate in a weekly developmental playgroup offering activities to promote social interactions as well as emphasize growth in all developmental domains? A team of Early Intervention professionals with extensive experience and understanding of infants…

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Hill Center Galleries

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - Sunday, February 26, 2017
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Stop in to browse the shows in exhibit in Hill Center Galleries. Phantasize: Karen Cohen Time Tradition: Winston Harris Searching for Home: Marité Vidales Invitational Juried Exhibiton of the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) All artwork is available for purchase…

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

Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:10 am
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Thursdays
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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NSO In Your Neighborhood: Woodwind Quintet

Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for an NSO In Your Neighborhood performance with five members of the orchestra’s woodwind section. The quintet will be performing Alexander Zemlinksy’s Humoreske, Samuel Barber’s Summer Music, Paquito D'Rivera’s Wapango and Theodor Blumer’s Wind Quintet, Op. 52. Leah Arsenault, flute Jamie Roberts, oboe Kristin…

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

Sunday, January 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
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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 (Ages 2.5-3)

Monday, January 9, 2017 @ 9:50 am - 10:30 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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NSO In Your Neighborhood: An orchestral Go-Go

Monday, January 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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NSO In Your Neighborhood presents a unique collaboration between classically trained musicians and local go-go musicians.  Go-go originated in Washington, DC’s streets and clubs with beats influenced by funk and R&B. They will be joined by NSO musicians: Craig Mulcahy,…

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Spanish Language Course: Advanced Intermediate

Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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Chef’s Table at Hill Center with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Friday, January 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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. Chef Pangaud will serve a 4-course tasting menu that reflects the choicest products in season. Each course is paired with select…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (6 to 12 year olds)

Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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School is out and soccer is in! Come join the fun at one of our Martin Luther King Day Camps on Monday, January 16th! Kick It Camp: 4 hours of soccer skill development in a camp setting for ages 6 –…

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (2.5 to 5 years old)

Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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School is out and soccer is in! Come join the fun at one of our Martin Luther King Day Camps on Monday, January 16th! Mini Camp: 2.5 hours of indoor soccer and art activities for ages 2.5 – 5

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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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 form. This intimate class of 10 students will help take you to the next level…

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Full Proof Punditry: Maureen Dowd and Carl Hulse – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Welcome to 2017. The Russians hacked our elections just like Gary Oldman hijacked "Air Force One." We’re seemingly going to war in the South China Sea over some piles of sand. And according to Donald J. Trump, under his presidency,…

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Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings (EAST) Kickoff with Christylez Bacon

Sunday, January 22, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings - EAST - and invite you to share the excitement at a kickoff event on Sunday, January 22nd. This ongoing series will bring artists and children…

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PEN/Faulkner & Hill Center Present: Hemingway in Earnest – SOLD OUT Copy

Friday, January 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This program is at capacity.  Please email programs@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. “Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from…

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All Politics is Local with Tom Sherwood & Mark Segraves: John Kelly

Monday, January 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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NBC4 reporters Tom Sherwood and Mark Segraves return to Hill Center for an in-depth conversation with beloved Washington Post columnist John Kelly. Be prepared for some DC-centric trivia! John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous…

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February 2017

Spanish Language Course: Beginners

Monday, February 6, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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Novels and Film: Like Apples and Oranges with Mike Canning

Monday, February 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mike Canning, movie reviewer for the HillRag, will offer a lecture comparing US literature and motion pictures entitled “Novels into Film: Like Apples and Oranges.” The discussion examines several significant American novels that have been converted to major Hollywood films and speculates…

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Spanish Language Course: Intermediate

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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Spanish Language Course: Advanced Intermediate

Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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

Saturday, February 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is sold out. Please email programs@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, New…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, February 11, 2017 @ 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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The Uncivil Civil War Film Series: Ride with the Devil

Sunday, February 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. --The 13th Amendment The films of the Civil War…

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Staged Reading: Edward Albee’s The Death of Bessie Smith

Monday, February 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ford’s Theatre and Mosaic Theater Company present a staged reading and discussion of Edward Albee’s The Death of Bessie Smith, directed by Jennifer L. Nelson. Playwright Edward Albee explores the intersection of Jim Crow laws and the death of music legend Bessie Smith,…

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On the Cooling Rack with Frenchie’s: Valentine’s Day Chocolate Desserts

Monday, February 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a special Valentine's Day class featuring chocolate desserts with Erica Skolnik. After working with an artisan chocolate company in San Francisco, Erica made her move back to her hometown of DC to found Frenchie’s, an artisan bakery in…

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Hill Center Concert Series: The Sharón Clark Trio

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Hill Center Concert Series welcomes Sharón Clark, the unrivaled jazz diva of Washington, DC, for a Funny Valentine's Day concert. “You can’t underestimate the transformation of what seems like an ordinary song when an interpreter like Sharón Clark, a…

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (6 to 12 years old)

Friday, February 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Kick It Camp: 4 hours of soccer skill development in a camp setting for ages 6 – 12 At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use…

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (2.5 to 5 years old)

Friday, February 17, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mini Camp: 2.5 hours of indoor soccer and art activities for ages 2.5 – 5* Please see website for additional information about extended care At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive,…

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The Writer’s Center: Revision Workshop

Saturday, February 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In an interview with The Paris Review, author Deborah Eisenberg said that one of the advantages of being a writer “is that you know you can make the horrible thing better, then you can make it better again, then you…

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Dounouya: Global Sounds on the Hill with Amir Vahab & Ensemble

Saturday, February 18, 2017 @ 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 Amir Vahab & Ensemble as part of our Global Sounds series for an evening of Sufi love songs. Dounouya (DOON-EE-YA) is the West African word for “The Whole World.” This series of singular concerts, curated…

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The Uncivil Civil War Film Series: Freedom Road

Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. --The 13th Amendment The films of the Civil War…

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (6 to 12 years old)

Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Come join the fun at our President's Day camps on February 20th! Kick It Camp: 4 hours of soccer skill development in a camp setting for ages 6 – 12

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (2.5 to 5 years old)

Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Come join the fun at our President's Day camps on February 20th! Mini Camp: 2.5 hours of indoor soccer and art activities for ages 2.5 – 5  

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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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 form. This intimate class of 10 students will help take you to the next level…

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Barker Adoption Foundation: Talking About Adoption to Young Children

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This presentation, given in partnership with the Barker Adoption Foundation, will provide adoptive parents with perspective and tools on how to talk to their young children about adoption in an age-appropriate manner. Topics to be covered include: Common parental concerns…

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Street Food: Dumplings – SOLD OUT

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is sold out.  Please email programs@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets - from food trucks, carts and stalls. Chef Mark Haskell will take…

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The Uncivil Civil War Film Series: Slavery by Another Name

Sunday, February 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. --The 13th Amendment   The films of the Civil…

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March 2017

Hill Center Concert Series: Washington Women in Jazz Festival Featuring Ana Barreiro Ensemble

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Washington Women in Jazz Festival, Amy K. Bormet, Director: For the fourth straight year, the Hill Center Concert Series hosts this singular festival devoted to female jazz musicians based in Washington, DC, as well as their colleagues throughout the country.…

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Hill Center Galleries

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Stop in to browse the exhibition of the Hill Rag’s Art and the City “REvisit” artists. Jim Magner revisits some of the artists profiled in his column in years past. More information here. All artwork is available for purchase with a portion…

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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: David Fahrenthold

Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Washington Post reporter, David Fahrenthold. Fahrenthold’s brilliant pieces on the Donald J. Trump Foundation during the 2016 campaign unveiled…

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Pastry with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a participation cooking class focusing on the fundamentals of pâte brisée, pâte sucrée and pâte sablée. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will execute quiches, fruit tarts…

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (6 to 12 years old)

Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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No School? No Problem! When school is out, soccer is in. Join Super Soccer Stars for 4 hours of soccer skill development at Kick It Camp for ages 6 – 12!

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Super Soccer Stars Day Camp (2.5 to 5 years old)

Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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No school? No Problem! Join Super Soccer Stars for a mini camp featuring indoor soccer and art activities for kids ages 2.5 - 5!

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Sewing Basics for Kids

Sunday, March 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Sewing is a practical life skill that's both valuable and fun. You will see your child gain confidence and build self-esteem after attending one of our classes. Experience their joy when they get to wear their creations. Sewing also helps…

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Sewing 101

Sunday, March 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for sewing basics class! Students will learn the principle parts of a sewing machine and how to cut and mark a pattern, and everyone will leave with a completed project (perhaps a skirt or a pillow)! The class is…

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Sewing 102

Sunday, March 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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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. A minimum of 4 students is required…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This four-week course is designed for those wishing 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 an introduction…

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Overbeck Lecture: Buzzard Point – SOLD OUT

Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is at capacity. Please email programs@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. The Overbeck Capitol Hill History lecture series continues its 2016-17 year on Monday, March 6 at Hill Center when local historian Hayden Wetzel takes a…

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Hill Center Concert Series: Trombonist David Taylor

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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David Taylor stands out as a composer and inventor of new sounds and techniques for the trombone. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic under Pierre Boulez, was a member of the Thad Jones Mel Lewis jazz band, and…

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Hill Center Galleries Opening Reception

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for the opening reception of the Hill Rag’s Art and the City “REvisit” exhibition on March 8. Jim Magner revisits some of the artists profiled in his column in years past. All artwork is available for purchase with a portion of proceeds…

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American Roots Concert Series: FY5

Thursday, March 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is happy to welcome FY5 to our American Roots Concert Series! Colorado’s FY5 proudly swim in the deep currents of American music--classic bluegrass, tried-and-true honky tonk, country swing and skillfully spun folk tales. While their sound evokes timelessness,…

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Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings (EAST): Dance

Sunday, March 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is pleased to host the Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings – EAST – an ongoing series that brings artists and children (between 7 and 12 years old) together to explore a different craft or medium. EAST supports the local arts…

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Washington National Opera: In The Smoke of the Sting

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and…

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Giro d’Italia: Sicily

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Follow the Giro to Sicily! Menu includes: Melanzane Involtini on Crespelle (stuffed eggplant rolls on crisps) Tuna and Seafood alla Capanatina with Passatelli Pasta (with caponata sauce) Torta di Pane (almond tarte) Limoncello with Poached Pears Chef Mark Haskell’s career has taken him…

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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, March 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

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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P.A.C.E. Group – Starts March 21

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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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 form. This intimate class of 10 students will help take you to the next level…

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Book Reading: What Now, Lieutenant? with General Richard “Butch” Neal

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 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 fascinating journey as the author of a newly released memoir, “What Now, Lieutenant?”, takes us through many of the challenges and opportunities he experienced in a remarkable 35-year career in the U. S. Marine Corps. General…

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The Writer’s Center: Character Building

Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In “How Fiction Works,” James Wood asks, "Let us think about this for a moment. A stranger enters a room. How do we immediately begin to take his measure?", and it is the novelist who answers. While it takes “a…

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Mr. Mike’s Music Together

Sunday, March 26, 2017 @ 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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This class is a great activity for you and your child to participate. A Music Together ® class can benefit children for the rest of their lives. Children explore the world in completely different ways than adults. They use many different languages–the…

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PEN/Faulkner at Hill Center Reading Series: World War I and America

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the US’s involvement in World War I. To mark the occasion, The PEN/Faulkner Foundation and Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, with support from the Library of America, are hosting a panel…

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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Nihad Awad of CAIR – CANCELLED

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event has been cancelled due to our guest's illness. Apologies. Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic…

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Mad Science Day Off Camp: Whiz Kids

Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Did you know that an accident can become a great invention or that kids have created some of the gadgets we use every day? With materials that look a lot like, well ... junk - you'll be put to the…

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April 2017

Eastern Market Art Series & Training (EAST): Design + Decoration

Sunday, April 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is pleased to host the Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings – EAST – an ongoing series that brings artists and children (between 7 and 12 years old) together to explore a different craft or medium. Join us Sunday, April…

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

Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 pm
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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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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2.5-3)

Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 9:50 am - 10:30 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: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 10:40 am - 11:20 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: Beginners – Starts April 3

Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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Spanish Language Course: Intermediate – Starts April 4

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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Spanish Language Course: Advanced – Starts April 5

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 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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At Go Spanish Now, the goal is to provide an excellent teaching experience for all students. The instructors are native speakers that will help you reach your goals as you learn Spanish. Their secret is a new teaching method that…

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Street Food: Corn Husks & Banana Leaves

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets – from food trucks, carts and stalls. Chef Mark Haskell will take you on a tour of the back alleys and busy streets of faraway countries. In this…

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Pastry with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Thursday, April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a participation cooking class focusing on the fundamentals of pâte à choux. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to execute the dough used…

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Exploring Georgetown University’s Slave Past

Thursday, April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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New York Times writer Ms. Rachel Swarns moderates a conversation with Dr. Marcia Chatelain. Chatelain is an associate professor of history at Georgetown University, a member of the Working Group on Georgetown’s History with Slavery and author of South Side…

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The 13th Amendment and the History of Policing Black America Since Slavery

Friday, April 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The 13th Amendment declared that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted shall exist within the United States." This session explores the nuances of the 13th Amendment by considering its…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 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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Marion Barry Reconsidered: Hope and Anxiety

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Historians Dr. Chris Myers Asch and Dr. G. Derek Musgrove moderate a conversation with Dr. Frank Smith, civil rights activist and a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and Dr. Alphonse G. Hill, former Deputy Mayor for…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, April 9, 2017 @ 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 3-4)

Sunday, April 9, 2017 @ 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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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, April 9, 2017 @ 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 (Age 5)

Sunday, April 9, 2017 @ 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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Uncovering the Past: The Story Behind a Slave’s Bill of Sale

Sunday, April 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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      The Washington Post co-hosts a listening session and panel discussion featuring the Historically Black podcast "Tracking Down a Slave's Bill of Sale" (a co-production of APM Reports and The Washington Post). The podcast brings objects and their…

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On the Cooling Rack with Frenchie’s: Breakfast Breads – SOLD OUT

Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Join us in the kitchen for a class dedicated to breakfast breads - cinnamon rolls, buttermilk scones and cream-cheese-filled coffee cake! In 2011, Erica founded Frenchie’s, an artisan bakery in DC that specializes in breakfast pastries, tarts, pies and cakes. As…

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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Dr. Carla Hayden

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden, the newly-appointed Librarian of Congress. In naming Carla Hayden Librarian of Congress, President Barack Obama chose not only the…

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*Brunch* on a Dime: Easy, Breezy

Saturday, April 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Get some friends together, and join Chef Jennifer Jones for brunch in Hill Center's kitchen. We'll pop some bubbly and prepare a simple, yet elegant meal. Menu: Blueberry Croissant French Toast Smoked Salmon & Asparagus Frittata Crispy Herbed Home Fries Prosecco…

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Mad Science Spring Break Camp: Science in Motion (Grades 1 – 6)

Monday, April 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, April 21, 2017

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Science in Motion: Discover how things move with science. Take apart pellets to see what an owl cannot digest! View the world through a camera obscura and join a team of camper engineers and build bridges, domes, cubes, and pyramids. Assemble…

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Crossing Borders: North Vietnamese Cuisine

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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After Andrew Evans finished his meal at The Green Papaya in Brisbane, Australia, he begged the owner for an apprenticeship. Lien Yeomans, a retired librarian, was not a trained chef, but simply made her family recipes without adjustment to public…

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Hill Center Jazz Ensemble: Led by Victor Provost

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Victor Provost is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading voices on the steel pan. Through appearances at concert halls and clubs worldwide, he has developed a soloist's voice and style to be reckoned with. With a strong foundation…

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email programs@hillcenterdc.org. 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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POLITICO and New York Times Journalists Talk White House + Kremlin – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 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. To be added to the waiting list, please email programs@hillcenterdc.org. Consummate journalists and husband-and-wife team Susan Glasser of POLITICO and Peter Baker of the New York Times visit Hill Center for an evening of conversation…

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Education Panel: DC’s Evolving High School Options

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Blyth-Templeton Academy and Hill Center for a community gathering of people on Capitol Hill and across DC -- parents, students and educators alike -- to talk about all the new high school options coming into play in DC. Andy Rotherham of Bellwether Partners will…

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Environmental Film Festival: The Age of Consequences

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a free screening of the award-winning film The Age of Consequences, an investigation of how climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of U.S. national security and global stability.    Through unflinching case-study analysis,…

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Volunteer Capitol Hill

Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Volunteer Capitol Hill is an annual event designed to showcase a wide variety of opportunities for volunteer service. It was established in 2013 by the Old Naval Hospital Foundation to celebrate the extraordinary contributions made by Nicky and Steve Cymrot to…

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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginners) – Starts April 30

Sunday, April 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 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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American Roots Concert Series: I Draw Slow

Sunday, April 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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“With White Wave Chapel, their best album to date, under their belt, it seems a matter of time before I Draw Slow will dominate the global folk scene.” – Peter McGuire, Huffington Post UK “It’s as gritty as it is beautiful.” – CMT Edge…

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