Join us on Sunday afternoons from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a knitting (and crochet!) circle.All experience levels welcome, and we will offer introductory instruction to beginners.In-house training materials will be provided, but please bring needles and yarn for your own take-home projects.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
May-BasketsLet us take our baskets early to the meadows green, While the wild-flowers still are pearly with the dewdrops' sheen. Fill them full of blossoms rosy, violets and gay Cowslips, every pretty posy, welcoming the May.
Do you read Urban Fiction? Looking for something new to read? Do you have all the Kiki Swinson books you can read and could let somebody else have one? Come on down to the Watha T. Urban Fiction Book Swap on Wednesday, April 24 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
While walking through the West Building of the National Gallery, I found myself in the Early American section of the wing for American/English painting. I was surprised by what I saw in the room that was dedicated to showing Early American Paintings: Simply crafted portraits and landscapes that departed greatly from most rules of fine art.
Edward P. Jones, local novelist and short story writer, has given us a full picture of Washington D.C. life conducted away from the monuments in his classic collection of short stories, Lost in the City.
Shooting Stars is a hip hop and contemporary dance class taught by mother-and-daughter team of Ahriana and LaConteau Merryweather. The classes are for boys and girls ages 5-12 and will be taking place on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Q: What types of skills are you looking for at the Shooting Stars auditon on April 10?
Spring is finally here, and in D.C. that means one thing: The cherry blossoms are in bloom!So, in the spirit of the season, please enjoy this tutorial for making your very own cherry blossom print.Materials:
Early literacy is not about teaching babies to read, or about teaching young children to read earlier. Learning to read is difficult for most, and each child learns at their own pace. Rather, early literacy is the sum of the experiences young ones have with verbal and nonverbal communication, books, print and storytelling before they are ready to read.
Eslanda "Essie" Cardozo Goode Robeson was the wife and business manager of the great musical legend Paul Robeson. She was born in Washington, D.C. in 1896 and attended the University of Illinois and Columbia University. One of her first jobs led her to be the first African American to serve as the head histological chemist of Surgical Pathology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.