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April 2019

Alliance Française: Gamins & Gamines (Ages 5-6)

Saturday, April 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 15, 2019

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 Gamins & Gamines class: Children will participate in crafts, stories, songs, music, imaginative tales.…

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Storytelling: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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French Language Course: Beginner I

Monday, April 22 @ 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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French Language Course: Intermediate – SOLD OUT

Thursday, April 25 @ 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 course is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the course and the number of seats requested. Intermediate students should have some control of the language. In the class, students…

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Alliance Française: Pitchouns (Ages 3-4)

Saturday, April 27 @ 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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May 2019

The Writer’s Center: Launch Your Self-Published Book

Saturday, May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Ariel Mendez Have you considered self-publishing your book? This two hour workshop is for writers interested in sharing their work through self-publishing. Learn about self-publishing best practices, from writing your first draft to getting your book in to…

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Alliance Française: Pirate Day Camp! (Ages 5-11)

Tuesday, May 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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While school is out, kids can learn French all day while having fun. Morning snack ‘à la française’ included. For children ages 5-11. Aftercare from 3:30pm-5:30pm available at extra cost ($25). At least 4 registrants are needed for the camp…

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June 2019

The Writer’s Center: Writing Like a Woman

Wednesday, June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Annie Finch Explore the deep roots and traditions of women’s literature. The workshop will include discussion of some of the most important themes and techniques of women’s writing down the millennia; guided writing time to create your own…

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The Writer’s Center: Beginner’s Travel Writing

Thursday, June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 25, 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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The Writer’s Center: Life as a Metaphor – Personal Essay Writing

Saturday, June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop Leader: Willona Sloan Life is beautiful. It’s also messy. In this personal essay writing workshop, writers will use the messiness of real life for inspiration. Participants will practice drawing from experiences, asking hard questions, and diving in deep to…

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