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December 2021

Free First Saturday for Students

December 4 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until January 1, 2022

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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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.Presented by: UFG Insurance.

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Old World Christmas Market 2021

December 4 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States

You do not want to miss our 12th year of making spirits bright. The Old World Christmas Market is inspired by traditional European markets, but with our own Midwest magic. Experience a delightful market with local handcrafted items, delicious treats, entertainment and activities for people of all ages. This enchanted celebration of culture, community, and holiday cheer is free for the entire weekend, including admission to NCSML galleries. This event is subject to change. Be sure to check our OWCM…

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Christmas Cookies V – Walnut Cookie Sandwich with Rum Cream & Cookies with Parisian Cream and Almond

December 4 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This class will be all about delicious Christmas cookies filled with two kinds of cream and coated with chocolate. The walnut cookie sandwich is filled with decadent rum cream with extra walnuts. The Parisian cream cookie is a decadent cocoa cookie with a nice portion of Parisian cream that is coated with chocolate and decorated with almonds. This class will be a real treat. Note: Suitable for vegetarians.Join us from the comfort of  your home on Zoom and learn from…

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Old World Christmas Market 2021

December 5 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States

You do not want to miss our 12th year of making spirits bright. The Old World Christmas Market is inspired by traditional European markets, but with our own Midwest magic. Experience a delightful market with local handcrafted items, delicious treats, entertainment and activities for people of all ages. This enchanted celebration of culture, community, and holiday cheer is free for the entire weekend, including admission to NCSML galleries. This event is subject to change. Be sure to check our OWCM…

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From Dvořák to Martinů: Ester Pavlů in Recital

December 10 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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In celebration of the 180th anniversary of Antonín Dvořák’s birth and the 80th anniversary of Bohuslav Martinů’s arrival in the U.S., NCSML and the Czech Center New York are proud to present a performance by Czech mezzo-soprano Ester Pavlů, special guest Slovak baritone Vladimír Chmelo, with piano accompaniment by Ahmad Hedar. The evening’s program will include works of Czech composers Antonín Dvořák, Leoš Janáček, and Bohuslav Martinů.Cost: Free. RSVP is required to secure a seat.Sponsored by:Leoš Janáček: Moravian Folk Poetry…

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Ornament Personalization with Marj Nejdl

December 11 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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In celebration of the holiday season, Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize ornaments for you, including the 2021 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament designed by Marj herself (shown at right). Ornament personalization can be commissioned for almost any ornament for a small added price. The last day to have your ornament personalized is Dec. 18. As always, there is no admission cost to visit the Museum Store only. All are welcome!…

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Vánočka – Sweet Czech Braided Bread

December 11 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Vánočka is often called “Houska” in the USA. The name “vánočka” comes from “Vánoce”, which means Christmas in Czech. It is a scrumptious sweet bread with raisins and almonds which is very common to serve on Christmas morning in the Czech Republic. (Remember, Christmas morning in the Czech Republic is December 24.) It can be served plain, with butter, or with butter and preserves/jam. Because it is very delicious, people buy it in the Czech Republic all year long. Note:…

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Christmas Cookies VI – Decorated Gingerbread Cookies

December 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Gingerbread cookies are not only delicious, but also very pretty. For that reason, they serve as both a treat as well as a decoration. In this class you will cover baking and decorating — which is a lot of fun and gives you a chance to be very creative. You will learn complex designs as well as basic decoration techniques that can be completed as a nice activity with children. Note: Suitable for vegetariansJoin us from the comfort of  your…

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Ornament Personalization with Marj Nejdl

December 18 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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In celebration of the holiday season, Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize ornaments for you, including the 2021 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament designed by Marj herself (shown at right). Ornament personalization can be commissioned for almost any ornament for a small added price. The last day to have your ornament personalized is Dec. 18. As always, there is no admission cost to visit the Museum Store only. All are welcome!…

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Dance Workshop with Dagmar Spain

December 18 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Dance performance on bridge

Dancer, educator, and choreographer Dagmar Spain will lead a workshop at NCSML on movement as a physical dialogue for expressing democracy. This workshop is appropriate for anyone interested in communication; no prior dance training or experience is necessary. Spain considers and refers to movement as dialogue, quoting theologian Kai Alhanen as her inspiration for this approach: "The kind of learning that occurs in dialogue is a constantly developing understanding of the world’s phenomena, other people, and oneself." (Alhanen, 2019) Through…

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