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Postmark Czechoslovakia: Every stamp tells a story Reception

Skala Bartizal Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Thanks to the efforts of three members of the Cedar Rapids Stamp Club, we have been able to organize our numerous stamp donations to make this exhibit possible. Join us for a reception recognizing the work that was done by these three on March 23 from 2 – 3 p.m. in the library. About the...

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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

Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library continues to partner with Anna Cooková, an instructor with CzechTalk, to offer online Czech language and culture lessons. The spring Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I starts on Friday, March 29. Each class will be held from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. central time every Friday from...

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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...

Coffee and Kolach

As the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library celebrates it’s 50th anniversary throughout 2024, our Kava & Kolac (Coffee & Kolach) series will feature programs, concerts, highlights, and special events. Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML via Facebook Live or YouTube Live each first Friday of the month. This month...

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Free First Saturday for Students

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

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

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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...

Chlebičky & Charcuterie Platters

Traditional Czech and Slovak open-faced sandwiches are not merely scrumptious; they are also visually appealing and exceedingly rare—finding a place in the U.S. that sells them is practically impossible. In this comprehensive course, we will delve into the essential techniques and secrets required to master the art of making these unique delicacies in your own...