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September 04

Thursday
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance
7:00 PM
Hemphill Theater
Charles Novacek's memoir is a thrilling ride through his experience with the Czech resistance movement during and after WWII.

September 06

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.
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.

September 07

Sunday
Czech Out Opus 695, feat. Joan DeVee Dixon
2:00 PM
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Hear a concert of Czech music on a historic pipe organ.

September 10

Wednesday
Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration
11:00 AM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Join us for a free demonstration of this beautiful craft.

September 13

Saturday
Trashmore 5K - Dash to Bash Epilepsy
8:00 AM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Help bash epilepsy by being one of the first to run/walk to the top of Cedar Rapids' Mount Trashmore.
Drop-In Crafternoon: Dragons!
12:00 PM
Rozek Grand Hall
Have fun making 'fire-breathing' dragons out of everyday materials, and see illustrations by artist Peter Sís.

September 17

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.

September 18

Thursday
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.
Walking Tour of Historic New Bohemia
6:00 PM
Rozek Grand Hall
Take a walking tour of New Bohemia and learn the fascinating history behind this neighborhood.

September 19

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.
Great Stories: An Evening with Peter Sís
6:30 PM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
Take part in an exclusive evening with award-winning author and illustrator Peter Sís. Meet the artist in person, hear tales from his adventurous career, and be one of the first to see his new exhibition at the NCSML.

September 20

Saturday
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.

September 21

Sunday
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.

September 22

Monday
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.

September 23

Tuesday
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.

September 24

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.

September 25

Thursday
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.

September 26

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.

September 27

Saturday
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.
Volunteer Fair - Make the NCSML Your Museum!
9:30 AM
Rozek Grand Hall
Stop by and learn about the fun volunteer opportunities available at the NCSML!
Czechtoberfest
10:00 AM
Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District
Come to Cedar Rapids' fall festival!

September 28

Sunday
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.

September 29

Monday
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.

September 30

Tuesday
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.