Educational Programs

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Early Literacy Workshop: Sing, Talk, and Read

Come learn the skills your children need to be ready to learn to read. This will be an interactive presentation. Your children are welcome: Every child will receive a free book.   The program is for parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5.
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Working While Pregnant and Parenting: Know Your Rights

Worried about keeping your job while pregnant? Not sure if you can take leave to care for a sick child or parent?
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Writing for Artists: A Participatory Workshop

In this 90-minute hands-on workshop, attendees will consider various types of writing by artists, including press releases, artist statements, web text, and grant applications. Participants are invited to bring examples of their writing to workshop by the group, and will have the opportunity to draft and workshop new text. Participants can expect to leave with a clearer understanding of how to pursue their writing projects more effectively. This FREE workshop is presented through a generous grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
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CANCELED: Abraham Lincoln and the Cosmos

This event has been canceled due to a change in the speaker's travel plans. Talk by Commander Kirk R. Benson, Precise Time and Astrometry Technical Lead, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, on President Lincoln's interest in the heavens and his role as an amateur astronomer
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Working While Pregnant and Parenting: Know Your Rights

Worried about keeping your job while pregnant? Not sure if you can take leave to care for a sick child or parent?
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Feminism

Join FemEx for a crash course on the history of feminism and the women's movements in the U.S.
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Working While Pregnant and Parenting: Know Your Rights

Worried about keeping your job while pregnant? Not sure if you can take leave to care for a sick child or parent?

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.

Getting Started with Constant Contact Email Marketing (Registration Required)

New to Constant Contact Email Marketing, or thinking about getting started using it? Want to learn some great tools and tips so you can start using Constant Contact like a pro? In this highly practical live guided demonstration, we’ll introduce Constant Contact’s tools and features. You’ll learn the basics – and some great tips and tricks – to improve (or get started) with Email Marketing.Register Now

Build Your Marketing Toolkit (Registration Required)

Are you seeking the right strategies to make your marketing efforts as effective as possible? This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., is designed to uncover important and core marketing concepts and show how a little marketing knowledge can go a long way. Register Now

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