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September 2018

Hill Center Galleries

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center Galleries is proud to welcome six artists exhibiting solo shows September 27, 2018-January 6, 2019. Cecilia Armellin | Wink on Asia Cedric Baker | Soul Searching...Transitions in Soul Sally Canzoneri | Then - And Now Alec Dubro |…

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November 2018

Buy a gift certificate!

Sunday, November 18 - Monday, December 31
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Give the gift of experience this holiday season with a Hill Center Gift Certificate. The lucky recipient will be able to use it towards any Hill Center provided class or program, including many cooking classes, concerts, language or art classes,…

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December 2018

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

Wednesday, December 12 @ 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: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Wednesday, December 12 @ 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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Tippi Toes: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Wednesday, December 12 @ 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, December 12 @ 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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Food Evolution Revolution: The Cutting Edge Fusion of Archaeology, Anthropology and the Modern Kitchen

Wednesday, December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Archaeologist-Chef Dr. Bill Schindler, Founder and Director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab, talks to Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large of The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic LIVE. Understanding the role that technology played in our 3.4 million-year-old dietary…

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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, December 13 @ 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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Tai Chi Chuan

Thursday, December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Tai Chi Chuan is a formulated set of movements designed for body and mind. This discipline for health and serenity is also a complete system of self-defense and a martial art that emphasizes sensitivity, serenity and flexibility. Our classes are…

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Holiday Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud – SOLD OUT

Friday, December 14 @ 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 chef Gérard Pangaud will serve a…

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Warriors Karate Class with Warrior Fusion

Saturday, December 15 @ 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: Baby Ballet (Ages 2.5-3.5)

Saturday, December 15 @ 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, December 15 @ 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 (Age 5 & Up)

Saturday, December 15 @ 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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Tippi Toes: Toddler & Me (18 Months – 3 Years)

Saturday, December 15 @ 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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Tippi Toes: Ballet, Tap & Jazz (Ages 3-5)

Saturday, December 15 @ 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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Holiday Cookie Baking with The Washington Post’s Bonnie Benwick – SOLD OUT

Saturday, December 15 @ 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. Bonnie Benwick returns to Hill Center for her annual, scrumptious holiday cookie baking class. The Washington Post’s beloved annual Holiday Cookie issue hits the stands…

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Contemporary Watercolors – SOLD OUT

Saturday, December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 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 join the waitlist. 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…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, December 16 @ 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, December 16 @ 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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Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Sunday, December 16 @ 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: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Sunday, December 16 @ 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 (Ages 3-4)

Sunday, December 16 @ 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, December 16 @ 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 to 5 year olds)

Sunday, December 16 @ 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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Infant & Child CPR

Sunday, December 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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginner 2.0) – Starts November 4

Sunday, December 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 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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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Intermediate) – Starts November 4

Sunday, December 16 @ 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, December 17 @ 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, December 17 @ 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: Kick & Play (Ages 1-2)

Monday, December 17 @ 10:35 am - 11:15 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, December 17 @ 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, December 17 @ 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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Meditation Class with Kadampa Meditation Center

Monday, December 17 @ 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, December 18 @ 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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Parenting and Childhood Education (PACE) Group

Tuesday, December 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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P.A.C.E offers groups for new mothers as well as for the second time around moms. The groups are led by professional mental health educators trained in the fields of infant development, parenting skills, family relationships and group dynamics. Besides being highly trained…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, December 18 @ 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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DC Strings presents Handel’s Messiah and Holiday Hymns

Thursday, December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Building on a DC Strings holiday tradition, the program will feature members of the DC Strings Orchestra and Choir performing excerpts from Handel's Messiah and traditional Christmas hymns. DC Strings Workshop (DCSW) is a dynamic and versatile chamber orchestra composed of…

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Hill Center is closed

Monday, December 24
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center and Hill Center Galleries are closed for the holidays.

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Hill Center is Closed

Tuesday, December 25
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center and Hill Center Galleries will be closed for the holiday.

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Mad Science: Flight Academy (Rising 1st-6th Graders)

Wednesday, December 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, December 28, 2018

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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Hill Center is closed

Monday, December 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Hill Center and Hill Center Galleries are closed for the holidays.

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January 2019

Young Warriors Karate (Ages 5 & Up)

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @ 5:00 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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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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Alliance Française: Pitchouns (Ages 3-4)

Saturday, January 5, 2019 @ 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, January 5, 2019 @ 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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Alliance Française: Gamins & Gamines (Ages 5-6)

Saturday, January 5, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 16, 2019

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 Gamins & Gamines class: Children will participate in crafts, stories, songs, music, imaginative tales.…

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Brunch with Bubbly: Savory, Southern New Year’s Brunch

Saturday, January 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Let's welcome 2019 with flavor, flair, spice and bubbly! Join Jennifer Jones for a Southern-style New Year's Brunch with Bubbly. Cook up some new recipes and learn elegant serving techniques.   Southern Fried Chicken Jalepeno Waffles with Bourbon-Maple Syrup  Roasted…

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Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2.5)

Sunday, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 6, 2019 @ 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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Super Soccer Stars (Older 4 – 5 Year Olds)

Sunday, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 6, 2019 @ 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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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings: Colorful Realism – Fruit and Flowers

Sunday, January 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Marelle Myers joins EAST to teach Realism with still life food subjects! Students will arrange still life subjects to paint based on their own interpretation, with a focus on mixing the secondary colors from primary ones. We recommend students bring in…

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Swing Dancing with Gottaswing (Beginners) – Starts January 6

Sunday, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 6, 2019 @ 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, January 7, 2019 @ 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, January 7, 2019 @ 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, January 7, 2019 @ 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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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing from an Image

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ 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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Alliance Française: Bébés (24-36 months old)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Wednesdays
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 Bébés class (24-36 months old): A gentle introduction to the French-speaking world, children engage…

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Alliance Française: Pitchouns (Ages 3-4)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
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Wednesdays
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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Meadowlark Music with Babies & Toddlers

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 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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Dance for Parkinson’s Disease®

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 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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Pastry Fundamentals with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 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 participation cooking class focusing on the fundamentals of pâte à choux, or puff pastry. A two-star Michelin chef and proprietor of award-winning restaurants in Paris, New York and DC, Chef Pangaud will teach you to…

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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 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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Super Soccer Stars Mini Camp (Ages 2.5-5)

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$240

No school?  No problem!  When school is out, soccer is in. Mini Camps are 2.5 hours of soccer fun and activities, as well as arts and crafts for children ages 2.5-5. Camp is typically divided into 2 age groups: 2.5-3 year…

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Order In: Indian

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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…

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Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Nina Totenberg, NPR’s Legal Affairs Correspondent

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 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 NPR’s Nina Totenberg about her award winning career covering the Supreme Court. With the court as her beat since 1975, she has…

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 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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Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 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 a 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. Your first beer or glass of wine is…

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Better Grades in Less Time

Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 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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Spanish Language Course: Beginner

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 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, January 28, 2019 @ 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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French Language Course: Beginner II

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 @ 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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While fluency is developed over years, confidence is created in the classroom. This course is designed for those who have completed the French Beginners I course. In Beginners II, the instructor will build on students' knowledge of basic French grammar…

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Spanish Language Course: Intermediate

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wednesdays
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. The instructor will introduce familiar, everyday expressions and basic phrases, so that students will have the skills to introduce themselves and ask and answer simple questions. The Spanish…

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French Language Course: Intermediate

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 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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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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February 2019

Master Class: Cuba Cooks with Chef Guillermo Pernot

Saturday, February 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join Chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre for a celebration of his newest cookbook, "Cuba Cooks." "Cuba Cooks" is available through pre-sale, and the chef will sign copies during class! Frituras de malanga: A traditional Cuban street food of crispy purple taro,…

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Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Sunday, February 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us at Hill Center for an afternoon of Zentangles at this instructional workshop. Learn the art of Zentangle, step by step guidelines, and what materials are best to use for the most beautiful outcome. What is a Zentangle? The…

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Street Food: Dumplings on Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Celebrate Chinese New Year with dumplings! When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets - from food trucks, carts and stalls. In this workshop, it's all about dumplings. Chinese potstickers, shui mai, and more.= A minimum…

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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 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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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Talking to Your Elementary School-Aged Child About Adoption

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 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 school-aged children with perspectives and tools on how to talk to their children about adoption in an age-appropriate manner.  Topics to be covered include: Common parental concerns in discussing adoption with children Typical…

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Exploring Champagne with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Saturday, February 9, 2019 @ 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 cooking demonstration + wine tasting highlighting the celebrated region of Champagne. A two-star Michelin chef, Chef Pangaud will discuss how the history and geography of the region has inspired its regional cuisine and world famous…

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Brunch with Bubbly: Empanadas + Rum Bread

Sunday, February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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This festive brunch with Jennifer Jones celebrates authentic flavors from Caribbean and Latin American cultures!  Cook up some new recipes and learn elegant serving techniques. Seared Salmon with Spicy Coconut Sauce      Cheese & Potato Empanadas Banana Rum Bread  Sweet…

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 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 Scenes: Sam Prather

Thursday, February 14, 2019 @ 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 Sam Prather as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Samuel Prather is an exciting and multifaceted pianist, drummer and…

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Storytelling: A Workshop Series in Creative Nonfiction

Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 2, 2019

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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Chef’s Table with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 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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Master Class: Traditional Valencian Paella with Chef + Sommelier Danny Lledó

Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Join us for a Master Class with Chef Danny Lledó featuring his award-winning Valencian Paella. Chef Lledó will prepare and serve a three course meal with two selected wine pairings. Chef & Sommelier Danny Lledó is the owner of Slate…

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Order In: Chinese

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 Fried Rice   Please bring…

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March 2019

Hitchcock’s Dopplegangers: Niagara (1953)

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 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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Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 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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Hitchcock’s Dopplegangers: Mirage (1965)

Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 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

Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 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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Breathing Space: Baby Yoga & Play Pop-Up

Sunday, March 10, 2019 @ 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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Hitchcock’s Dopplegangers: Wait Until Dark (1967)

Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 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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Contemporary Watercolors

Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 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

Sunday, March 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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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 learn elegant serving techniques with Jennifer Jones. Spinach & Potato Pan Frittatas Lemon Ricotta…

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Street Scenes: Washington Women in Jazz Festival

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 @ 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 Washington Women in Jazz Festival as part of our Street Scenes concert series, focusing on new music composed by emerging DC jazz artists, curated by Burnett Thompson. Created by Amy K Bormet in 2011, Washington Women in…

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