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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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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.

Laskomky – Czechoslovak Macaroons

"Laskomka" is a meringue sandwich cookie with coconut (or walnuts) and filled with caramel cream. It is often likened to a Czech and Slovak macaroon. In this class, we'll teach you to craft this exquisite dessert from scratch, focusing on creating the perfect meringue and preparing the creamy caramel filling. You'll also have the option...

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Houby Days

Czech Village 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Czech Village Association presents the 46th Annual Houby Days. This weekend is filled with many activities and lasts Friday through Sunday. Follow Houby Days 2024 for the most up-to-date details. NCSML will offer $5 admission during regular museum hours on the days of the event, with seniors, veterans, active military, students, and kids under 6...

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Houby Days

Czech Village 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Czech Village Association presents the 46th Annual Houby Days. This weekend is filled with many activities and lasts Friday through Sunday. Follow Houby Days 2024 for the most up-to-date details. NCSML will offer $5 admission during regular museum hours on the days of the event, with seniors, veterans, active military, students, and kids under 6...

Matej Cip Concert and Scholarly Presentation on Cimbal

We are delighted to present the upcoming concert, "With the Cimbalom Across the Ocean," featuring Matěj Číp, a cimbalist of grand dreams and determination. From his early days in the picturesque village of Hodslavice, nestled between the Lachian and Wallachian borders of Czechia, to the global stages across continents, Matěj has cultivated his talent from...

Kyjov Cimbal Band Performance

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

Top-performing traditional cymbal folk youth ensemble, Kyjov Cimbal Band, joins the festivities of Houby Days with a performance at NCSML! For the full Houby Day schedule visit https://www.czechvillagecedarrapids.com/.Cost: FreeAbout the Youth Cimbalom Music of The Elementary art school Kyjov (ZUŠ Kyjov) Folklore is an integral part of the cultural heritage of the region "Kyjovsko" and...

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Houby Days

Czech Village 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Czech Village Association presents the 46th Annual Houby Days. This weekend is filled with many activities and lasts Friday through Sunday. Follow Houby Days 2024 for the most up-to-date details. NCSML will offer $5 admission during regular museum hours on the days of the event, with seniors, veterans, active military, students, and kids under 6...

Czech’em Out Book Club

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

Czech'em Out Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month with NCSML volunteer Steve Pederson in the Skala Bartizal Library following the reading of each months selected book. You can purchase this month's book from our museum store. About this months book: The Shop on Main Street An Oscar-winning book, it provides an...