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Cauliflower Soup & Frankfurt Soup

The second class of this series will be dedicated to two delicious Czech and Slovak soups. Both are super delicious and easy to prepare, but also very different from each other. The first one is a creamy cauliflower soup served with crunchy croutons and the second is Frankfurt soup, which has a delicious combination of...

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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

Calmar Masopust

101 Huber Dr Calmar, IA 52132

The Czech Heritage Partnership will host its 17th Annual Czech Mardi Gras festival on Saturday, February 18, 2023, featuring live music, live and silent auctions, costumes, beer, and a traditional Czech dinner. For full event details, visit northeastiowaczech.com/masopust-2023-2/. ** The tour bus to travel from the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library to Calmar...

Rosemary Chicken with Potato Kisses and Bacon-Wrapped Beans

In class number four, we are going to prepare a meal that could be served in any modern fine dining restaurant in Czech, Slovak, or central Europe. But no need to feel intimidated — we are going to take this meal step-by-step, so all will succeed. The result will be a succulent and flavor-boosted rosemary...

Annual Meeting of the Membership

WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall 1400 Inspiration Place SW , Cedar Rapids, IA

Please join us for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library Annual Meeting of the Membership at 5:30 p.m. Updates will be given by President and CEO Cecilia Rokusek, a financial report of 2022, and election of new members of the NCSML Board of Trustees. Following the annual meeting, attendees are invited to join...

Creamy Horseradish Sauce with Smoked Meat and Side Dumplings

Dumplings, meat, and sauce are one of the successful combinations of Czech and Slovak cuisine that will never disappoint. In this class, you are going to prepare a creamy and smooth horseradish sauce (you will choose from three levels of spiciness), served with smoked meat, popular bread dumplings, and a touch of whipped cream. This...

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Embroiderers’ Guild Demonstrations

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

See members of the Cedar Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild demonstrate their embroidery skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the fourth Thursday in Rozek Grand Hall.Cost: Free

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Free First Saturday for Students

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Students of all ages (preschool through college) are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of each month. College students must bring a current school ID card.Cost: Free with student ID.Sponsored by: UFG Insurance

Poppy Seed Strudel

Class number five will be all about delicious desserts. We are talking about poppy seed rolls that are most often called poppy seed strudel. It is a perfect combination of a bittersweet filling made from poppy seed and delicious yeasty dough. This strudel is very common in the Czech and Slovak Republics for any occasion...