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September 2019

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Hill Center Galleries Exhibitions

Thursday, September 12 - Sunday, December 1
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center presents rotating exhibits by regional artists in the exquisitely renovated Civil War-era Old Naval Hospital. Hill Center Galleries consists of six distinct exhibition spaces, many with 14-foot ceilings and 8-foot windows. Since opening in 2011, we have been…

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Meditation Class with Kadampa Meditation Center

Monday, September 16 @ 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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Overbeck Lecture: A Monument to Literature in a City of Politics

Monday, September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Folger Shakespeare Library, in the shadow of the Capitol, sits close to the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court building.  What was at this location before the Library was built in 1932? Why was this site chosen for…

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Tai Chi Chuan

Tuesday, September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 17, 2019

921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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Tai Chi Chuan is a formulated set of movements designed for body and mind. This discipline for health and serenity is also a complete system of self-defense and a martial art that emphasizes sensitivity, serenity and flexibility. Our classes are…

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The Writer’s Center: Poetry Workshop – Discipline and Play

Tuesday, September 17 @ 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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Workshop leader: Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers This course will approach poetry writing as a kind of dance between tradition and experimentation. Class sessions will include in-class “studio” prompts, discussions of model poems, and discussions of the participants’ poems. All class members…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, September 17 @ 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. Christine Vineyard, a local artist and teacher, will focus on basic drawing skills, techniques and materials. Students will then begin a drawing based…

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Street Food: Samosas + Pakora

Tuesday, September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Jim Acosta of CNN – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, September 17 @ 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 waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the event and the number of seats requested. We strongly encourage those without reservations to watch this event via Facebook Live. Award-winning…

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Tippi Toes: Toddler and Me (Ages 18 months – 3 years)

Wednesday, September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Wednesdays
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: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Wednesday, September 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Wednesdays
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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