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December 2019

French Language Course: Beginner I

Monday, December 9 @ 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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The Writer’s Center: How to Write a Novel

Wednesday, December 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 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…

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The Writer’s Center: From Novice to Novelist

Saturday, December 14 @ 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.…

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The Writer’s Center: Writing Stories From Your Life

Saturday, December 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This workshop will help you shape personal stories into powerful fiction or non-fiction for your readers’ pleasure. Participants will explore how to transform memories into vibrant tales using conflict, dialogue, a sense of time, and a reflection on meaning. Prompts…

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January 2020

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Alliance Française: Pitchouns (Ages 3-4)

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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Wednesdays
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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Alliance Française: Gamins & Gamines (Ages 5-6)

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 19, 2020

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Some of our most popular children's classes are moving to Capitol Hill this Fall! Come join us at Hill Center, conveniently located two blocks from the Eastern Market Metro station. There, you will find some of our favorite native speaking teachers offering…

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The Writer’s Center: How to Get Involved in the DC Literary Community

Saturday, January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Whatever your writing style, it's important to connect with other writers and become part of the literary community. This one-day workshop will introduce the many writing groups, readings, bookstore events, and online resources that the DC area offers. You'll walk…

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The Writer’s Center: Toeing the Break Line

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 7:00 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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Workshop leader: Lucian Mattison From a distance, the line break can seem like a confusing or even arbitrarily employed craft choice. In this workshop, we will explore the reasons we break lines and what these choices can mean in different…

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The Writer’s Center: From Novice to Novelist

Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 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.…

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The Writer’s Center: How to Write a Novel

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 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…

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February 2020

Spanish Language Course: Beginners

Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$169 – $295 12 tickets left

During this 8-week course, students will learn to communicate more effectively in Spanish through a focus on enhanced listening, comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills.  The class will be conducted in Spanish in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that will…

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April 2020

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The Writer’s Center: Getting Started – Creative Writing

Saturday, April 18, 2020 @ 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 Plant seeds of creativity this spring in just two Saturday afternoons. In just two Saturday afternoons, you can explore several forms of creative writing. By jump-starting with fun exercises, we will circumvent the analytic brain and…

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