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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

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

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.

Čevapčiči – Skinless Sausage

"Čevapčiči" is an absolutely irresistible type of skinless sausage that, despite its origins in the Balkans, has been wholeheartedly embraced and adapted by both Czech and Slovak cuisines, making it a popular dish in both countries. This specialty can be cooked in a variety of ways, including grilling, baking in the oven, or pan-frying, offering...

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2024 CGSI Symposium

In partnership with Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI), a day-long Symposium of cultural, history, and genealogical presentations will occur on Sunday, April 21. The theme of this years Symposium is "Forgotten Czech, Slovak, & Carpatho-Rusyn Heroes" to showcase how ordinary men and women rose to meet the extraordinary challenges of their times, and to provide...

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2024 CGSI Symposium

In partnership with Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI), a day-long Symposium of cultural, history, and genealogical presentations will occur on Sunday, April 21. The theme of this years Symposium is "Forgotten Czech, Slovak, & Carpatho-Rusyn Heroes" to showcase how ordinary men and women rose to meet the extraordinary challenges of their times, and to provide...

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Let’s Talk Czech

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

Please join us for a new program, Mluvme česky or Let's Talk Czech. This conversational Czech program with Diane Kozelka will be held each Tuesday from 5 - 6 p.m. CDT in-person in the NCSML boardroom (2nd floor) or online for nine sessions starting on April 2. For Zoom instructions please email msimoneau@ncsml.org.Cost: $15 for...

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Embroiderers’ Guild Demonstrations

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

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

Vepřo-Knedlo-Zelo – Pork-Sauerkraut-Dumplings

This dish is a highly esteemed culinary delight in both Czech and Slovak cuisines, comprised of a succulent pork roast, fluffy dumplings, and tangy sauerkraut. In our cooking class, we will meticulously guide you through the entire process of creating each component of this mouthwatering meal from the ground up, with a particular focus on...

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Let’s Talk Czech

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

Please join us for a new program, Mluvme česky or Let's Talk Czech. This conversational Czech program with Diane Kozelka will be held each Tuesday from 5 - 6 p.m. CDT in-person in the NCSML boardroom (2nd floor) or online for nine sessions starting on April 2. For Zoom instructions please email msimoneau@ncsml.org.Cost: $15 for...

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Economic Summit

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

May 2 - 3, 2024 Registration required by April 29, 2024 A unique forum for delegations from the USA, Czech Republic and Slovakia building on the consequences of modern history related to the period of WWI, WWII, 1968, 1989 and the recent times, with the participation of Miloslav Stašek, Czech ambassador to the U.S. and...