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April 2021

On the Cooling Rack: Profiteroles, or French Choux Pastry

Thursday, April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Mark Haskell will show you how to prepare pâte à choux pastry, prepare and pipe frozen mocha cream filling, and prepare hot chocolate sauce to create profiteroles! Crispy, light, and airy, profiteroles are bite-sized…

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*Virtual* Child & Infant CPR

Saturday, April 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 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 Zoom class, you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR,…

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Eastern Market Art Series and Teachings Online Workshop: NextGen Collage Art with Sarah Jamison! (Free)

Sunday, April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
Free

EAST welcomes back returning artist Sarah Jamison to host a fun, interactive mixed media collage art session with the kids. Kids will pull together their favorite pieces of art from different mediums and create collages that will be thrown together…

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Better Grades in Less Time

Sunday, April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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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…

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Family Style Series: Pad Thai

Tuesday, April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

In this interactive, virtual cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels — family style. This time Marianne will teach us how to prepare a carryout favorite, Pad Thai, at home! One of Thailand's most famous noodle…

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Long Lunch: Ravioli & Tortellini

Friday, April 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell! Have you ever wanted to learn how to make fresh pasta at home? Here's your chance! In this interactive Zoom session, you'll make fresh ravioli and tortellini pasta with fillings of pumpkin…

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Flower Arranging with Olga Berman

Saturday, April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$25 – $40

Join local flower enthusiast Olga Berman to celebrate Earth Day and learn how to turn your average flowers from the grocery store into a beautiful arrangement in this one-hour virtual class! Whether you want to treat someone special to flowers…

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On the Cooling Rack: French Macarons

Saturday, April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$15

Let's demystify everyone’s favorite French cookie! Join Chef Wendi James for a live Zoom class to learn all the tricks of the trade to create French macarons at home. If you’re not able to join for any class, don’t worry!…

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

Monday, April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
Free

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…

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Learning how to properly yield a knife is key to cooking great meals safely. Do you want to learn how to chop vegetables like a pro or learn the proper uses for certain knives? Join Chef Wendi James via a…

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Ambassador Kirsten Hillman - Canada

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

Tuesday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
Free – $10

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…

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On the Cooling Rack: A Study in Vanilla

Thursday, April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Vanilla comes in many forms. In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Wendi will teach you all about using vanilla pods! You will try your hand at creating Triple Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Cake, Vanilla Custard, and Vanilla Buttercream. Recipes…

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Long Lunch: Spring Soups

Friday, April 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell! Spring is finally here, but that doesn't mean soup season is over just yet. In this interactive Zoom session, Chef Haskell will walk you through preparing Italian Stracciatella, a beautiful chicken broth…

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Family Style Series: Caribbean Callaloo and Cassava Dumplings

Tuesday, April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

In this interactive, virtual cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels — family style. This time Marianne will teach us how to prepare Caribbean Callaloo and Cassava Dumplings. It’s more important than ever to sit down…

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May 2021

Family Style Series: Jackfruit Tacos – POSTPONED

Tuesday, May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Calling all vegans and vegetarians! In this interactive, virtual cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels — family style. In this class, Marianne will show us how to prepare jackfruit tacos. Jackfruit has risen in popularity…

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

Wednesday, May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
Free – $10

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…

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On the Cooling Rack: Peanut Butter & Banana Pie

Thursday, May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Wendi will be making a sweet and salty treat! Together, you'll create a Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Pie with Salty Pretzel Crust. Recipes will be sent out before the class. Following the event, all…

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Flower Arranging with Olga Berman: Hand-tied Technique

Saturday, May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$25 – $40

Join local flower enthusiast Olga Berman to learn a hand-tied technique to turn your average flowers from the grocery store into a beautiful arrangement to gift to your mom or yourself. Grab your beverage of choice and a virtual friend…

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*Virtual* Child & Infant CPR

Saturday, May 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 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 Zoom class, you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR,…

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Family Style Series: Congolese Chicken Mwamba – POSTPONED

Tuesday, May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

In this interactive, virtual cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels — family style. This time Marianne will teach us how to prepare a traditional Congolese dish made with palm nut cream - Chicken Mwamba. It’s more…

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Don Lemon of CNN

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

Thursday, May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$10

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…

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Eastern Market Art Series and Teachings Online Workshop: Making a Bigger World in a Tiny Space with Charlie Visconage

Sunday, May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
Free

Charlie Visconage joins EAST again for their May workshop to share his art journey traveling to Matsudo City, Japan, and back. Kids will learn how to create portraits at home inspired by their surroundings and mix them with 5-10 second…

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June 2021

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Tippi Toes: Ballet Tap Jazz (Ages 3-4)

Tuesday, June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Tippi Toes® for a high-energy dance class designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion from the first step to the last beat. Tippi Toes' positive, upbeat classes are based on original, imaginative, and FUN music that…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet Tap Jazz (Ages 3-4)

Wednesday, June 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Tippi Toes® for a high-energy dance class designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion from the first step to the last beat. Tippi Toes' positive, upbeat classes are based on original, imaginative, and FUN music that…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet Tap Jazz (Ages 3-4)

Saturday, June 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 5, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Tippi Toes® for a high-energy dance class designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion from the first step to the last beat. Tippe Toes's positive, upbeat classes are based on original, imaginative, and FUN music which…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet Tap Jazz (Ages 3-4)

Saturday, June 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 5, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Tippi Toes® for a high-energy dance class designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion from the first step to the last beat. Tippi Toe's positive, upbeat classes are based on original, imaginative, and FUN music which…

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Tippi Toes: Tippi Pro (Ages 5-7)

Saturday, June 5 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 5, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tippi Pro (Elementary) takes their Ballet Tap Jazz combo class to a whole new level - introducing more complex dance steps, combos, and steps across the floor! This class is designed for 5-7-year-olds and builds on concepts learned in prior Tippi…

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Tippi Toes: Hip-Hop (Ages 6-9)

Saturday, June 5 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:45 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 5, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tippi Toes's Hip Hop is the perfect class for boys and girls, ages 6-9, who want to dance, stay active, and learn how to freestyle! This class focuses on rhythm, musicality, and basic footwork. Students will develop coordination, body awareness,…

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Tippi Toes: Ballet Tap Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Wednesday, June 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Tippi Toes® for a high-energy dance class designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion from the first step to the last beat. Tippi Toes' positive, upbeat classes are based on original, imaginative, and FUN music that…

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*Virtual* Child & Infant CPR

Saturday, June 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 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 Zoom class, you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR,…

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