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October 03

Friday
Witness to the Revolution (Chicago)
Benedictine University
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the NCSML has found a unique way to tell the story of the Communists' departure from Czechoslovakia.
Closing at 2:00 p.m. Today

The NCSML will close at 2:00 p.m. today in preparation for BrewNost!
BrewNost! 2014: An International Tasting to Benefit the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
6:30 PM
NCSML
Join the NCSML for the libation celebration of the year: BrewNost! 2014. Click here to learn more!

October 08

Wednesday
Witness to the Revolution (Chicago)
Benedictine University
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the NCSML has found a unique way to tell the story of the Communists' departure from Czechoslovakia.
Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration
11:00 AM
Rozek Grand Hall
Join us for a free demonstration of this beautiful craft.

October 11

Saturday
NCSML Museum Guild Monthly Meeting
9:00 AM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Enjoy coffee, meet new friends, and learn about the Museum Guild of the NCSML.
Drop-In Crafternoon: Scranimals!
12:00 PM
Rozek Grand Hall
Let your imagination run wild! Create your own 'scranimal' and see illustrations by artist Peter Sís.

October 18

Saturday
Curator Guided Tour of 'Celebration! Rituals and Revelry of Life'
1:00 PM
Petrik Gallery
Join NCSML Curator Stefanie Kohn for an in-depth look at this exhibit from the National Museum in Prague.

October 22

Wednesday
Music @ the Museum: Domažlická dudácká muzika
7:00 PM
Rozek Grand Hall
See this fun bagpipe band from the Czech Republic during their latest US tour!

October 25

Saturday
Spooky Saturday in Czech Village
10:00 AM
Czech Village
Bring your little ghouls to Czech Village for daytime trick-or-treating!

October 30

Thursday
My Slovakia, My Family: One Family's Role in the Birth of a Nation
7:00 PM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
Explore the powerful Slovak National Uprising of 1944 from the point of view of John Palka's family - a family of revolutionaries, poets, industrialists, and statesmen. Hear dramatic accounts of escape from Nazi-occupied Europe, and discover how these individuals made a significant impact upon the history and eventual independence of Slovakia.