Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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The Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 10:00 am

Join The Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs for a photography workshop for ages 10-15. This workshop will teach the youth how to use different types of cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography. This program is free and offers a great experience for youth. Tuesdays and Thursdays June 27 - August 13, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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Youth Photography Workshop

Join Sign of the Times Art Center for a four-week youth workshop that includes “Photography of my Neighborhood” & “Photography for the Young” for ages 10-15. This workshop will teach the youth how to use both digital and 35-mm SLR cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography. 
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Fiction & Fun!

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

Attention young writers! Work with published writers and produced playwrights from Writopia to create your own story. This program is free and open to the public.

Small Business Development Workshop

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
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Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!

Monday, July 10, 2017, 1:00 pm

This interactive program introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children understand the power of air. Ages 8 and up.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Monday, July 17, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration
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Double Dutch 4 Fun

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 1:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
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Dojo Comedy: The Joy of Improv

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 4:00 pm

Learn about improv comedy with Dojo Comedy. Cooperate with others to stage funny scenes and scenarios.  This program is free and open to the public.
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​123 Andrés

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 

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