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January 2019

Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition

Thursday, January 10 - Saturday, March 2
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center Galleries presents our 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. Over 80 artists has their work chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at HEMPHILL Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The exhibition runs January 10 – March 2,…

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February 2019

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

Wednesday, February 20 @ 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, February 20 @ 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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Mad Science: Secret Agent Lab (1st – 6th Graders)

Thursday, February 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, February 22, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science day-off camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our science programs let children become junior scientists for the week and embark on a series of science…

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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, February 21 @ 3:30 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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French Language Course: Intermediate – SOLD OUT

Thursday, February 21 @ 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 at capacity. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waitlist. 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…

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Get Started: Tax Season

Thursday, February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this month’s Edward Jones Perspective, we’ll offer tips for tax season and steps you can take to stay tax-smart this year. Topics include: • What’s New from the IRS? • Your Guide to Cost Basis • Answers to Some…

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Dance for Parkinson’s Disease®

Friday, February 22 @ 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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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Friday, February 22 @ 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. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   Settle in at Hill Center’s 12-seat kitchen for an intimate, unique dining experience featuring the haute cuisine of France. Two-star Michelin pappchef Gérard Pangaud will serve…

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Alliance Française: Pitchouns (Ages 3-4)

Saturday, February 23 @ 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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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Saturday, February 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 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: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Saturday, February 23 @ 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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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: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Saturday, February 23 @ 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, February 23 @ 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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Young Warriors Karate (Ages 5 & Up)

Saturday, February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Saturdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Young Warriors Karate program provides students high-quality instruction in Shorin-ryu karate, taught by Sensei Patrick Burton. In a safe, structured, fun environment, children hone essential life skills including discipline, focus, strength, coordination, confidence and respect. Drop-in classes at Hill…

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The Writer’s Center: From Novice to Novelist

Saturday, February 23 @ 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. Along…

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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 Years)

Saturday, February 23 @ 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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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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Master Class: Traditional Valencian Paella with Chef + Sommelier Danny Lledó – SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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 desired. Join us for a Master Class with Chef Danny Lledó featuring his award-winning…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, February 24 @ 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, February 24 @ 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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$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: Tot Yoga (6 months-2 years)

Sunday, February 24 @ 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 24-month-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 poses while…

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Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Sunday, February 24 @ 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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Kick & Play 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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Super Soccer Stars (3 – Young 4 Year Olds)

Sunday, February 24 @ 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, February 24 @ 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 (Older 4 – 5 Year Olds)

Sunday, February 24 @ 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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginners) – Starts January 6

Sunday, February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, February 24, 2019

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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Intermediate) – Starts January 6

Sunday, February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Monday, February 25 @ 8:15 am - 8:55 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, February 25 @ 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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$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: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Monday, February 25 @ 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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Kick & Play 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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Studio One Dance: Creative Ballet 1 & 2 (Ages 3-4)

Monday, February 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 10, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this independent class, dancers will enjoy a perfect mix of creative movement and age appropriate classical Ballet. They will be introduced to beginning positions, terminology and traveling steps. This class will help them to gain confidence, meet new friends…

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Studio One Dance: Primary Ballet (Ages 5-6)

Monday, February 25 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mondays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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In this class, dancers will be introduced to a more traditional class structure. Dancers will participate in a fun Ballet warm up, stretches and center work. Proper technique, terminology and positions will be emphasized, as well as focus on building…

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Spanish Language Course: Beginner

Monday, February 25 @ 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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The main goal of this course is to assist the student to communicate effectively in Spanish. The course is designed for the development of the basic language skills: listening and comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course is aimed at…

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French Language Course: Beginner I

Monday, February 25 @ 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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Meditation Class with Kadampa Meditation Center

Monday, February 25 @ 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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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Tuesday, February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 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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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. 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…

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Order In: Chinese – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 desired.   Instead of ordering in, get cozy in the kitchen with these healthier…

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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Alexandra Petri, Washington Post Columnist

Tuesday, February 26 @ 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 Alexandra Petri, a columnist for the Washington Post, who offers a lighter take on the news. It’s hard to laugh much at the…

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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Wednesday, February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 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: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 years)

Wednesday, February 27 @ 10:50 am - 11:35 am
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Wednesdays
Hill Center DC, 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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Staged Reading: Black Pearl Sings!

Thursday, February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Presented by Alliance for New Music-Theatre, Frank Higgins’ play, Black Pearl Sings!, features two extraordinary women in Depression-era Texas: An ambitious Library of Congress musicologist, searching for the African roots of slave songs, discovers the musical gifts of an African-American woman with a…

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March 2019

Hitchcock’s Dopplegängers: Niagara (1953)

Friday, March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hitchcock loved doubles or dopplegangers in his films: Henry Fonda is mistaken for a thief in "The Wrong Man," Cary Grant doesn’t even know who he is supposed to be in "North by Northwest," and there are at least three…

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The Writer’s Center: Beginner’s Travel Writing

Saturday, March 2 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, April 6, 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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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings: Recyclable Print Art with Stacy Lee

Sunday, March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Art is everywhere! Stacy Lee's inspiration and materials are often spotted on the ground or sidewalks and make their way into her home as art.  In this workshop, kids will play with shapes and textures as they make prints with some of Stacy's "finds," as…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, March 5 @ 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 four classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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Hitchcock’s Dopplegängers: Mirage (1965)

Friday, March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hitchcock loved doubles or dopplegangers in his films: Henry Fonda is mistaken for a thief in "The Wrong Man," Cary Grant doesn’t even know who he is supposed to be in "North by Northwest," and there are at least three…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   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,…

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Breathing Space: Baby Yoga & Play Pop-Up

Sunday, March 10 @ 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 March 10

Sunday, March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, April 28, 2019

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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Intermediate) – Starts March 10

Sunday, March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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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Overbeck Lecture: Mary Shiner Almarolia and the Fast Life on Capitol Hill – SOLD OUT

Monday, March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 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 waitlist, please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org with the name of the program and the number of seats requested. Join us for the Overbeck History Lecture, in which Dr. Mark Herlong will discuss…

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Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America

Tuesday, March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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James and Deborah Fallows, authors of the bestseller "Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America," join Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in Chief of The Atlantic, in conversation. For five years, James and Deborah Fallows travelled across America in a…

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The Whole Beast: Fish Boot Camp

Thursday, March 14 @ 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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Hitchcock’s Dopplegängers: Wait Until Dark (1967)

Friday, March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hitchcock loved doubles or dopplegangers in his films: Henry Fonda is mistaken for a thief in "The Wrong Man," Cary Grant doesn’t even know who he is supposed to be in "North by Northwest," and there are at least three…

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The Writer’s Center: Getting Started – Creative Writing

Saturday, March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Saturdays
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, this workshop will circumvent the analytic brain…

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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, March 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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Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with the Bright Siders

Sunday, March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a casual happy hour for parents and tots! The Bright Siders will hit the stage with engaging songs to entertain adults and get children moving. The Bright Siders present music that helps kids and families have meaningful conversations about…

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Street Food: Arancini, Samosas and Pakora

Tuesday, March 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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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Friday, March 22 @ 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 pappchef 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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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 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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Brunch with Bubbly: Frittata + Lemony Ricotta Pancakes – SOLD OUT

Sunday, March 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is sold out. Please email waitlist@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list.   We’ll pop some bottles of prosecco in this class focused on hosting the best meal of the day — brunch!  Cook up some new recipes and…

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Global Sounds on the Hill: Alash

Tuesday, March 26 @ 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 Alash as part of our Global Sounds series. Alash are masters of traditional Tuvan instruments as well as the ancient art of throat singing, a remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time. Believing…

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Street Scenes: The String Queens with Washington Women in Jazz

Wednesday, March 27 @ 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 The String Queens as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Praised for its “authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound”,  The…

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Kitchen 101: Springtime Soups

Wednesday, March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Ring in spring & the Easter season with fresh, bright tasting soups of the season!   Menu: Potage Saint Germain (Parisian Green Pea & Mint) Stracciatella Smoked Asparagus Soup served with Mushroom + Lobster Flan   Chef Mark Haskell’s career…

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Dinner in Minutes with The Washington Post’s Bonnie Benwick

Saturday, March 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Bonnie Benwick introduces a new series, a live adaptation of her very popular weekly Post Food feature "Dinner in Minutes." You'll learn tips for getting dinner on the table faster with step-by-step recipes. Menu features these delectable, healthy dishes: Roasted…

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April 2019

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, April 2 @ 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 four classes. Our first class will serve as an…

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Kitchen 101: Sausage Making

Tuesday, April 2 @ 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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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, April 6 @ 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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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Talking “Racist” … and Not Knowing It

Tuesday, April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This event is for prospective and current adoptive parents of children of color. How do white adoptive parents unwittingly pass on racially problematic messages to their children of color/non-white children? Join other adoptive parents at this engaging and hands-on workshop…

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Wednesday, April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Wendi as she teaches the essentials of knife skills for beginners. Learn the techniques of proper knife selection, care, basic cuts and proper form. This intimate class of 10 students will help take you to the next level…

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Street Food: Dumplings

Thursday, April 11 @ 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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Mad Science: Flight Academy (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, April 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, April 19, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science day-off camps give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our science programs let children become junior scientists for the week and embark on a series of science adventures! Flight Academy…

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Crossing Borders: Paella

Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us in the kitchen for a paella workshop! You will learn to use the proper ingredients and perfect the art of the delicious dish. Along with Chef Mark Haskell, you will make and enjoy two different types of paella.…

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Street Scenes: Kris Funn’s “Cornerstore”

Wednesday, April 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 proud to welcome Kris Funn as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Howard University alum, Kris Funn was born and raised in…

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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Friday, April 19 @ 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 pappchef 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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Brunch with Bubbly: Classic Spring Brunch

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Jennifer Jones for her annual Classic Spring Brunch with Bubbly! Celebrate seasonal flavors with this elegant and indulgent brunch.  Cook up some new recipes and learn elegant serving techniques.     Chicken Florentine Crepes Warm Blueberry Bread with Lemon…

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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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, April 21 @ 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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Better Grades in Less Time

Sunday, April 21 @ 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 he or she would rather do than homework, you will love learning how to earn better grades in less time! In this small-group introduction…

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Volunteer Capitol Hill 2019

Saturday, April 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us at Hill Center for Volunteer Capitol Hill 2019 to learn about volunteer opportunities throughout the area. The organizations who recruit volunteers at this annual event can help you learn how to make an impact in your neighborhood, in…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 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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May 2019

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Thursday, May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Wendi as she teaches the essentials of knife skills for beginners. Learn the techniques of proper knife selection, care, basic cuts and proper form. This intimate class of 10 students will help take you to the next level…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, May 7 @ 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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Urban Foraging Foray and Cooking Class with Dr. Bill Schindler

Saturday, May 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Join Archaeologist-Chef Dr. Bill Schindler, Founder and Director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab, on a foray of Capitol Hill to forage for food! Washington’s lawns, parks and alleys are full of good things to eat, if you know how…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 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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Brunch with Bubbly: Mother’s Day Celebration

Sunday, May 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Jennifer Jones and whip up a wonderful brunch as we celebrate Mothers! This is a wonderful occasion for mothers, aunts, daughters and sons alike.   Stuffed French Toast with Berries & Cream Chicken Kiev with Basil Sauce Roasted Spring…

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Street Scenes: Monika Herzig’s SHEroes

Wednesday, May 15 @ 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 Monika Herzig’s SHEroes as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. The jazz supergroup of the year is here! SHEroes,…

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The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, May 18 @ 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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, May 19 @ 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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June 2019

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, June 4 @ 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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Mad Science: Science in Motion (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, June 10 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Camps are available on weekdays all summer
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, June 16 @ 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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Mad Science: Eureka! Invention Camp (Rising 1st- 6th Graders)

Monday, June 17 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 21, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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The Renaissance Child Summer Camps (Ages 5+)

Monday, June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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About The Renaissance Child: Renaissance started as a Lego Robotics Camp, but has since grown and added cutting edge digital media classes, including Harry Potter coding, movie-making, 3D printing and more. It is their mission to spark creativity and help to develop the skills that will serve every student in the future. Parents feel that something special is going on when they pick up their children at the end of the day. The excitement of completing challenges and successfully accomplishing unbelievable technology projects…

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Super Girls Summer Camp (Ages 5 and up)

Monday, June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Daily
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Super Girls enrichment camp is a program designed to empower girls through the arts to be confident, independent and expressive. While participating in a variety of exciting team-building and creative/expressive arts activities, our group of supergirls will discover their inner powers…

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Young Warriors Karate Camp (Age 7 and up)

Monday, June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 21, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Young Warriors Program, teaching karate and self defense, is offering week-long, action-packed karate clinics to youth ages 7 and up with full-day and half-day options! All belt levels, including beginners new to karate, are welcome. Students will participate in…

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Mad Science: 3, 2, 1… Blast Off! (Rising 2nd – 6th Graders)

Monday, June 24 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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July 2019

Mad Science: Red Hot Robots (Rising 2nd – 6th Graders)

Monday, July 1 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, July 5, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities. Our summer science programs let children become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of…

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