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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

This program will be pre-recorded, and registrants can send questions to programs@hillcenterdc.org by September 18. Registrants will receive the video link via email on September 22. Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down (virtually) for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report. Charlie Cook, back by popular demand!…

$10.00

How to Learn During Online “Learning”

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Online school days are shorter and less reliable than in-person school days. What do you want your kids to learn this year? How can your family make the most of online school? Talk about these issues as they pertain to your child’s long-term development and create your family schedule for online learning in this fun…

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Mary L. Trump, author of “Too Much and Never Enough”

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

This program will be pre-recorded, and registrants can send questions to programs@hillcenterdc.org by October 19. Registrants will receive the video link via email on October 23. Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down (virtually) for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with author Mary L. Trump. Psychologist Dr. Mary Trump's taboo-breaking book about the Trump…

$10.00

How to Learn During Online “Learning”

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Online school days are shorter and less reliable than in-person school days. What do you want your kids to learn this year? How can your family make the most of online school? Talk about these issues as they pertain to your child’s long-term development and create your family schedule for online learning in this fun…

Better Grades in Less Time

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

If you can think of anything you'd rather do than homework, you'll love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents will learn the same skills that the most successful students at the best colleges use.…

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Susan Glasser and Peter Baker

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

This program will be pre-recorded, and registrants can send questions to programs@hillcenterdc.org by November 16. Registrants will receive the video link via email on November 19. Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down (virtually) for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Susan Glasser and Peter Baker. Bill talks to New York Times reporter Peter…

$10.00

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press hosts a live, interactive Zoom discussion with Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. In December, Bill takes a break from politics to talk to Ina Garten about her newest cookbook, "Modern Comfort Food," in which she shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings.…

$10.00 – $40.00

Reading and Conversation with George Washington University Writer-in-Residence Cutter Wood (Free)

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Join us for a virtual reading and conversation with George Washington University's (GWU) Jenny McKean Moore writer-in-residence Cutter Wood and host Lisa Page, Director of Creative Writing at GWU. This community reading will explore Cutter Wood's true crime book "Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Murder." There will be a…

Free

Better Grades in Less Time

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

If you can think of anything you'd rather do than homework, you'll love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents will learn the same skills that the most successful students at the best colleges use.…

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Some call him CNN's doctor, others the real-life Dr. McDreamy. In any case, Dr. Sanjay Gupta will be on call with award-winning journalist and political insider Bill Press in a live, interactive Zoom discussion to talk about his fourth book: "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age." Your questions about COVID-19 or the…

$10.00

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Rep. Jamie Raskin

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Bill Press talks live via Zoom to Rep. Jamie Raskin about the impeachment hearings, bipartisanship, growing up in Washington and the future in Congress in this month’s Talk of the Hill. Rep. Raskin, born in D.C., went to Georgetown Day School and then Harvard. He was first elected to the Maryland State Senate in 2006, where…

$10.00

How to Use the DC Public Library From Home (Free)

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Have you ever wanted to know how to use popular library resources like ebooks, audiobooks, and video streaming from home? The DC Public Library has plenty to offer even if you aren't visiting in-person. In this interactive introductory session, Librarian Janna Tanner will show you how to use DC Public Library resources on your home…

Free

Better Grades in Less Time

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

If you can think of anything you'd rather do than homework, you'll love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents will learn the same skills that the most successful students at the best colleges use.…

How to Use the DC Public Library From Home: Ancestry (Free)

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Have you ever wanted to know how to research your genealogy using Ancestry Library Edition? In this introductory Zoom session, Librarian Janna Tanner will show you how to research your own family history using all the vital records that Ancestry provides, plus tips to assist in your search! Janna Tanner has been a librarian at…

Free

Meet the Ambassador: Her Excellency Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the U.S.

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Meet the Ambassador is a new program hosted by Hill Center with former Michigan Governor and Ambassador Jim Blanchard that showcases the diplomatic community in Washington. Through lively, one hour interviews in an informal, but informative format, audiences will get a feel not only for current international issues but a sense of the day-to-day life…

Free – $10.00

Book Club: “You Don’t Belong Here” by Elizabeth Becker with Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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Enjoy these live conversations? Please consider donating to support Hill Center programs like this. The price of a ticket would normally be $10, but during our closure, we have made access to this program free.   This event will take place live via Zoom on May 5 at 6pm. In a live Zoom event, Elizabeth…

Free – $10.00

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Don Lemon of CNN

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC
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This event will be pre-recorded and distributed on Thursday, May 13. Racism continues to be a consuming problem in the U.S. Join Bill as he talks to CNN anchor Don Lemon about his new book, "This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism." This best seller, part memoir and part history, is…

$10.00

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Talk of the Hill returns live and in person when Bill talks to David Rubenstein, patron of the arts, history and – true fact – pandas at the National Zoo. As co-founder of the Carlyle Group, Rubenstein became a billionaire and then set about giving money away – to the Kennedy Center, where he is…

$10.00

POSTPONED: Meet the Ambassador: The Honorable Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to the U.S.

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

"Meet the Ambassador" is a new public affairs program hosted by Hill Center with former Michigan Governor and Ambassador Jim Blanchard that showcases the diplomatic community in Washington. Through lively, one hour interviews in an informal, but informative, format, audiences will get a feel not only for current international issues but a sense of the…

$10.00

Overbeck Lecture: Following the Trail of John Burroughs

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Lecture By: Steve Dryden Before John Burroughs was known as an eminent naturalist and nature writer in the decades after the Civil War, he lived for a time on Capitol Hill where the Russell Office Building now stands. His observations during hikes about the city and out into the nearby woods, sometimes accompanied by Walt…

Free

Overbeck Lecture: A Bridge Across History Documentary Film Premiere & Discussion

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Presented By: John R. Wennersten and Barry Harrelson The Overbeck Lecture series will present the Capitol Hill premiere of the 40-minute documentary film, A Bridge Across History, on Monday December 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Producers John R. Wennersten and Barry Harrelson will be present to introduce the film and…

Free

Community Activism: Learning from the Past, Organizing for the Future

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Daniel del Pielago, Organizing Director, Empower DC will provide an overview of the impact of housing policy on DC low and moderate-income residents and engage in conversation with Awad Bilal, Linda Leaks, and Gabrielle Newell community organizers and activists around their commitment to preserve and improve affordable housing for DC residents. Project Director is Claude…

Free

Conversation with 2022 Regional Juried Exhibit Prize Winners & Juror Claude Elliott

Virtual Event 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

This free event is fully virtual. Register at the button above for the private Zoom link. Every year, Hill Center hosts a Regional Juried Exhibit. This year’s show was juried by Claude Elliott, Arts Consultant and Independent Curator. Artists from the DMV were invited to submit original hanging work, in any medium, to be considered.…

Free

Overbeck Lecture: The Intersections of History: Five Parks that Changed Washington

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Lecture By: Vince Vaise The evolution of our nation’s capital, both physically and socially, can be seen through the history of five key Capitol Hill Parks. At the April 11 Overbeck History lecture, Vince Vaise, chief of visitor services at National Capital Parks-East, will explore how their individual histories intersect with the evolution of the…

Free

Alex Kershaw – Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage with Kelly Kennedy

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join us at Hill Center for a discussion of New York Times bestselling author Alex Kershaw's recently published book, Against All Odds, moderated by Kelly Kennedy, an award-winning journalist and former U.S. Army soldier. Alex Kershaw's Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II (Dutton Caliber; on sale…

$10.00

Alex Kershaw – Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage with Kelly Kennedy Copy

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join us at Hill Center for a discussion of New York Times bestselling author Alex Kershaw's recently published book, Against All Odds, moderated by Kelly Kennedy, an award-winning journalist and former U.S. Army soldier. Alex Kershaw's Against All Odds: A True Story of Ultimate Courage and Survival in World War II (Dutton Caliber; on sale…

$10

Take a Tour of Hill Center with David Bell, Award-Winning DC Architect SOLD OUT

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

After a 2-year hiatus, The Capitol Hill Restoration Society will present their annual Home & Garden Tour this May on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, 8th. While this sought-after event is happening, Hill Center’s building will serve as a will-call station, be open for the public to come and view our gallery spaces, and will…

Free

Take a Tour of Hill Center with David Bell, Award-Winning DC Architect SOLD OUT

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

After a 2-year hiatus, The Capitol Hill Restoration Society will present their annual Home & Garden Tour this May on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, 8th. While this sought-after event is happening, Hill Center’s building will serve as a will-call station, be open for the public to come and view our gallery spaces, and will…

Free

Mapping Segregation: A Walking Tour of DC SOLD OUT

1st and R St NW

Benjamin Drummond Emancipation Day Celebration Now in its 7th year, Hill Center’s Benjamin Drummond series honors America’s first liberated enslaved people with scholarly and celebratory programs that bring together a diverse group of prominent experts, artists, and public figures throughout the year to explore the Civil War and its aftermath from the African American perspective.…

$15.00
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