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September 2019

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

Wednesday, September 18 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ballet, Tap & Jazz combo classes are offered for children 3-5 years old. This high-energy dance class is designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance including positions and terminology.…

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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Wednesday, September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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WARRIOR - a person who shows great vigor, courage, and a commitment to honor while engaged in struggle   FUSION - the merging of diverse, distinct, or different elements into a unified whole In an environment that's rewarding and challenging, adults will…

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Hill Center Galleries Opening Reception

Wednesday, September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center Galleries celebrates our new series solo and group exhibitions with an opening reception. Enjoy a glass of wine, meet your neighbors and fellow art lovers, and chat with the artists during this free reception. Tara Hamilton: What the…

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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, September 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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From Newborns to Toddlers, music is a common experience that connects all of us!  Music is known to be especially valuable as babies and toddlers learn language, rhythm, patterns, steady beat, musical form, and positive social interaction.  It is evident…

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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, September 19 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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From Newborns to Toddlers, music is a common experience that connects all of us!  Music is known to be especially valuable as babies and toddlers learn language, rhythm, patterns, steady beat, musical form, and positive social interaction.  It is evident…

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Dance for Parkinson’s Disease®

Friday, September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Fridays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Bowen McCauley Dance Company brings the Dance for Parkinson’s Disease® program to Hill Center. This is a FREE, weekly program that provides dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners. In 2001, the Mark Morris Dance Group…

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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Saturday, September 21 @ 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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WARRIOR - a person who shows great vigor, courage, and a commitment to honor while engaged in struggle   FUSION - the merging of diverse, distinct, or different elements into a unified whole In an environment that's rewarding and challenging, adults will…

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Tippi Toes: Advanced Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 6-8)

Saturday, September 21 @ 9:10 am - 9:55 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Our Advanced Ballet, Tap & Jazz or Tippi Pro class is offered to children 6-8 years old who are ready to learn more in depth steps such as shuffle hop, pivot turn, saute arabesque, heel toe heel, ball change, pas…

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Tippi Toes: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Saturday, September 21 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am
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Saturdays
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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Tippi Toes: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Saturday, September 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ballet, Tap & Jazz combo classes are offered for children 3-5 years old. This high-energy dance class is designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance including positions and terminology.…

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

Saturday, September 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ballet, Tap & Jazz combo classes are offered for children 3-5 years old. This high-energy dance class is designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion while they learn the basic elements of dance including positions and terminology.…

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Walking Tour: Marching Along with John Philip Sousa

Saturday, September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Musical history comes to life on a "marching" tour of the important sites in the life of conductor and composer John Philip Sousa, led by "The March King" himself - well, a close facsimile. Fall in step with member of…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, September 22 @ 8:15 am - 8:55 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2.5-3)

Sunday, September 22 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$240

At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Breathing Space: Toddler Family Yoga (walking – 3 years old)

Sunday, September 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This is a supportive, fun-loving and active yoga class for crawling babies to 3 year old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This class is all about your new mover. We encourage each child to embrace their own unique expression of yoga…

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Super Soccer Stars: Parent & Me (1 year olds)

Sunday, September 22 @ 9:45 am - 10:25 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Parent & Me is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of…

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Breathing Space: Family Yoga & Mindfulness (Ages 3-6)

Sunday, September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Breathing Space Family Yoga (Ages 3-6, with siblings ages 2+) classes are structured so both parents and children can enjoy themselves while moving in a supportive, non-competitive environment. While many of the poses will look familiar to adult yogis, a kids…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4)

Sunday, September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:10 am
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Open discussion with the We Agnostics Group. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4.5 – 5)

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Breathing Space: Baby Yoga & Play Pop-Up

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class for newborn to pre-crawling babies and their grownup(s) contains dozens of yoga-inspired movements, postures, songs, rhymes and activities designed to support baby’s development. Each class is filled with calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding, soothe the inevitable cranky…

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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginners) – Starts September 8

Sunday, September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Whether you’re looking to stay physically active, meet new people or just want to survive that next wedding with your dignity intact, look no further. We’re certain that once you get started you’ll be hooked on the best music and…

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American Roots Concert Series: Freddy & Francine – CANCELLED

Sunday, September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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From Freddy & Francine: "We regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel our upcoming show at Hill Center in Washington, DC on September 22nd for personal mental health reasons. We want to be clear with our community and fan base that…

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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Intermediate) – Starts September 8

Sunday, September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Whether you’re looking to stay physically active, meet new people or just want to survive that next wedding with your dignity intact, look no further. We’re certain that once you get started, you’ll be hooked on the best music and…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 – 2.5)

Monday, September 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2.5-3)

Monday, September 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:25 am
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$240

At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging…

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Super Soccer Stars: Parent & Me (1 year olds)

Monday, September 23 @ 10:35 am - 11:15 am
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Parent & Me is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of…

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Meditation Class with Kadampa Meditation Center

Monday, September 23 @ 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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Order In: Chinese

Tuesday, September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Instead of ordering in, get cozy in the kitchen with these healthier alternatives to delivery. You'll master Chinese favorites with Chef Chericia Easton. Menu: Spring Rolls, Orange Chicken, Beef + Broccoli, and Steamed Rice. Please bring an apron and an…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, September 24 @ 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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Tippi Toes: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Wednesday, September 25 @ 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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Spanish Language Course: Beginners – SOLD OUT

Thursday, September 26 @ 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 class is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the class and the number of seats requested. During this 8-week course, students will learn to communicate more effectively in Spanish…

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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Friday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 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. Settle in at Hill Center’s 12-seat kitchen for an intimate, unique dining experience…

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Evil and the Anti-Hero Film Series: Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Friday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this series, Tom Zaniello will explore how our anti-heroes must challenge the status-quo of cultures in which they are marginalized and excluded -- cultures which have allowed racism, classism, and slavery to thrive. Join in a post-film discussion. In…

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Breathing Space: Baby Sign Language

Sunday, September 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Why teach your baby sign language? Most children begin to communicate through speech at 15-18 months of age. With the use of sign language, families are now developing closer bonds with their children as they begin to communicate as early…

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Hill Center’s Annual Family Day + Concert

Sunday, September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Celebrate Hill Center's 8th birthday on Sunday, September 29! We will have Civil War-era activities and figures, including a team of coppersmiths and blacksmiths, horse-drawn wagon rides, interactive games and crafts, Turley the Magician, face-painting, and balloon animals from Balloons by Brenda.…

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French Language Course: Beginner I

Monday, September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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October 2019

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, October 1 @ 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. We will be working on basic drawing skills and techniques over the course of three classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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French Language Course: Intermediate

Tuesday, October 1 @ 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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Intermediate students should have some control of the language. In the class, students will explore French poetry, singers, and magazines as avenues to discover verb tenses (présent, imparfait, futur and passé composé), irregular verbs, adverbs and prepositions. You will become…

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

Tuesday, October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Charlie Cook. Join Bill in conversation with Charlie Cook, the premiere political prognosticator of Washington.  Debates, polls, pundits -- The Cook Political…

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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Hair Care for Children

Wednesday, October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This workshop will provide parents of adopted children with practical education about hair care techniques and cultural competency around understanding about the role of hair in culture. Through discussion and hands-on activities, parents will:   Build awareness of African American…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a demonstration cooking class featuring seasonal, French cuisine. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to create a menu and prepare a…

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Seasonal Chinese Cuisine with Chefs Lisa and Peter Chang – SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class is sold out. To be added to the waiting list, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the class and the number of seats requested. Hill Center is honored to welcome Chefs Lisa and Peter Chang for a…

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Breathing Space: Infant Massage

Sunday, October 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Sundays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Massage is a great way to connect to your baby. Studies have shown infant massage can help babies sleep better, gain weight, reduce fussiness, improve health and relax. Parents who massage their babies often experience increased closeness to and understanding of…

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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings: Charlie Visconage’s Hall of Artists

Sunday, October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This past May, Charlie branched out beyond painting with an immersive experience called FUNLAND at DC's Hole in the Sky Collective. Charlie wants to bring that level of fun and the immersive blend of art and performance to the EAST…

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Street Food: Arancini and Polpette

Wednesday, October 9 @ 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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No Boundaries Cuisine: Plantains

Thursday, October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Marianne Tshihamba has traveled the world pursing new flavors and demystifying unfamiliar ingredients. Here in the Washington area, she has scouted the countless international grocery stores that stock their shelves with a wide range of products to serve the needs…

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Street Scenes: Herb Scott – Saxophonist, Vocalist

Thursday, October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is proud to welcome Herb Scott as part of our Street Scenes concert series, curated by Shannon Gunn. "Herb Scott is a young, soulful powerhouse on alto saxophone. As a bandleader, his style often veers into the over-sweetened terrain…

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Long Lunch: Paella

Friday, October 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell to learn the secret to perfect paella. You will learn the proper ingredients and techniques of the delicious dish. Eat, drink and be merry. Chef Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in…

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Giro d’Italia: Sicily

Saturday, October 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Our journey (or "giro") around Italy starts on the gorgeous island of Sicily! At the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Sicily's ancient cuisine highlights key island-grown ingredients: shellfish and citrus, tuna and swordfish, pistachios, almonds and ricotta.       Menu…

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Kitchen 101: Sausage Making

Wednesday, October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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All around the world, sausage is the food of the people. Learn to use the proper ingredients, make sausage and use various cooking methods. Eat, drink and be merry. Chef Mark Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe,…

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Global Sounds on the Hill: ASA-CHANG & Junray

Thursday, October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center is thrilled to welcome ASA-CHANG & Junray as part of our Global Sounds series and Multiflora Productions annual music festival, Flash of the Spirit. Asa-Chang & Junray is the name of the Asa-Chang experience, and comes from the…

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Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Friday, October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for another casual happy hour for parents and tots! Your favorite band, King Bullfrog, will hit the stage with high-energy original, folk and blues songs carefully tailored to get children dancing and delight grownups. This is a great opportunity to meet new…

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The Writer’s Center: Villanelle Crash Course

Saturday, October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop leader: Claudia Gary Improve your villanelle skills, or write your first one. Guided by an internationally published author of villanelles, sonnets, and other metrical poems, you’ll first read classic and contemporary villanelles to see why they work. The class…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a contemporary approach to painting with watercolors with Christine Vineyard. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary way. This class will give…

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking

Saturday, October 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Learn a new technique and create your very own print in this workshop with Christine Vineyard!  Students will walk away with basic knowledge and instructions for how to create a linoleum block print from start to finish. By the end…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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It takes two hours of your time to learn the skills that could save your child’s life. During this class you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR, AED…

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Opera Starts with Oh!: Venus and Adonis (Ages 5+)

Sunday, October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Spend an afternoon with your children or grandchildren, niece or nephew and immerse yourselves in the arts of opera! We will unravel the many elements of opera, through play and immersive activities, à la Opera Lafayette. Led by New York-based…

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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Friday, October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Settle in at Hill Center’s 12-seat kitchen for an intimate, unique dining experience featuring the haute cuisine of France. Two-star Michelin chef Gérard Pangaud will serve a 4-course tasting menu that reflects the choicest products in season. Each course is paired with…

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Evil and the Anti-Hero Film Series: Kontrol (2003)

Friday, October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this series, Tom Zaniello will explore how our anti-heroes must challenge the status-quo of cultures in which they are marginalized and excluded -- cultures which have allowed racism, classism, and slavery to thrive. Join in a post-film discussion. Please…

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Better Grades in Less Time (Grades 6-12)

Sunday, October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Presented by Smith Rivas Study Skills & Academic Coaching If your student can think of anything they would rather do than homework, they will love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time…

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November 2019

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Pottery on the Hill Preview Reception

Friday, November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for the opening of our annual Pottery on the Hill show and sale, gaining the first chance to see and purchase the works of our artists. Hors d'oeurves, wine and beer included in the ticket price. The first…

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Pottery on the Hill Show & Sale

Saturday, November 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This is your chance to see 20 of the best ceramic artists in America in one place. Pottery on the Hill features functional pottery, all meant to be used in your every day life. Whether you’re looking for a unique…

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Pottery on the Hill Show & Sale

Sunday, November 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This is your chance to see 20 of the best ceramic artists in America in one place. Pottery on the Hill features functional pottery, all meant to be used in your every day life. Whether you’re looking for a unique…

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Order In: Indian

Tuesday, November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Instead of ordering in, get cozy in the kitchen with these healthier alternatives to delivery. You'll master Indian favorites with Chef Chericia Easton. Menu: Chicken Curry Aloo Gobi (potatoes + cauliflower) Naan Bread Raita   Please bring an apron and…

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All Politics is Local with Tom Sherwood & Mark Segraves: Kojo Nnamdi

Thursday, November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tom Sherwood and Mark Segraves return to Hill Center with their celebrated interview series, dedicated to getting to know their guest with a smattering of policy and politics. Mark and Tom welcome Kojo Nnamdi. Kojo Nnamdi is host of The Kojo…

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Storytelling: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, November 9 @ 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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Breathing Space: Baby Sign Language

Sunday, November 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Why teach your baby sign language? Most children begin to communicate through speech at 15-18 months of age. With the use of sign language, families are now developing closer bonds with their crerrehildren as they begin to communicate as early…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, November 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a demonstration cooking class featuring seasonal, French cuisine. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to create a menu and prepare a…

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The Writer’s Center: Getting Started – Creative Writing

Saturday, November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Workshop leader: Patricia Gray Before the holiday madness sets in, why not take a personal breather? 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…

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Breathing Space: Baby Yoga & Play Pop-Up

Sunday, November 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This class for newborn to pre-crawling babies and their grownup(s) contains dozens of yoga-inspired movements, postures, songs, rhymes and activities designed to support baby’s development. Each class is filled with calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding, soothe the inevitable cranky…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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It takes two hours of your time to learn the skills that could save your child’s life. During this class you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR, AED…

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Street Food: Classics of the Mediterranean

Tuesday, November 19 @ 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: Senator Sherrod Brown

Tuesday, November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). In addition to his legislative duties and brief interest in running for president, Sen. Brown has written a…

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Long Lunch: DIY Dumplings

Friday, November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell to learn the basics of classic Chinese potstickers. You'll be pinching, steaming, and chowing down on your very own dumplings. Chef Mark Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe, Asia, South…

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December 2019

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Evil and the Anti-Hero Film Series: Brother From Another Planet (1984)

Friday, December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this series, Tom Zaniello will explore how our anti-heroes must challenge the status-quo of cultures in which they are marginalized and excluded -- cultures which have allowed racism, classism, and slavery to thrive. Join in a post-film discussion. Please…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, December 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a demonstration cooking class featuring seasonal, French cuisine. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to create a menu and prepare a…

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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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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Friday, December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Settle in at Hill Center’s 12-seat kitchen for an intimate, unique dining experience featuring the haute cuisine of France. Two-star Michelin chef Gérard Pangaud will serve a 4-course tasting menu that reflects the choicest products in season. Each course is paired with…

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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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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It takes two hours of your time to learn the skills that could save your child’s life. During this class you will be taught by a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse.  You will learn Infant and Child CPR, AED…

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The Whole Beast: Fish Boot Camp

Tuesday, December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Many of us have forgotten that the meat we buy comes from animals. To reconnect with the meat's source (hint: it’s not a cellophane-wrapped package), local chefs have turned to whole animal butchery. The Whole Beast series will highlight the…

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February 2020

Better Grades in Less Time (Grades 6-12)

Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Presented by Smith Rivas Study Skills & Academic Coaching If your student can think of anything they would rather do than homework, they will love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time…

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April 2020

Better Grades in Less Time (Grades 6-12)

Sunday, April 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Presented by Smith Rivas Study Skills & Academic Coaching If your student can think of anything they would rather do than homework, they will love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction to time…

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