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April 01

Wednesday
Film: Nicky's Family
7:00 PM
Hemphill Theater
This film tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II.

April 04

Saturday
Exploring Heritage Gardens: Let's Eat!
1:00 PM
Naxera Terrace
Join Soilmates founder, Scott Koepke, for 'Let's Eat!,' a fun, interactive introduction to vegetable gardening for children of all ages.

April 08

Wednesday
Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration
11:00 AM
Rozek Grand Hall
Join us for a free demonstration of this beautiful craft.

April 09

Thursday
Fields of Light: A Son Remembers His Heroic Father
7:00 PM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
After the fall of Communism, Joseph Hurka traveled to Prague, where his father had fought in the Underground against the Czech-Stalinist government. As the son walks in his father's steps, he uncovers a hidden past: he learns of his father's brutal imprisonment, his fortunate release, and his fierce resistance work. Part of the Great Stories Author Series.

April 11

Saturday
NCSML Museum Guild Monthly Meeting
9:00 AM
Hemphill Theater
Enjoy coffee, meet new friends, and learn about the Museum Guild.
Museum Mystery: Artifact Detective!
10:00 AM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Use your sleuthing skills to discover special “unknown” artifacts in the NCSML's galleries!

April 16

Thursday
Member Preview: Opening for "Beer, Please!" Exhibit
4:30 PM
Rozek Grand Hall
Members of the NCSML are invited to preview this brand new original exhibition.
Beer, Please! Pub Quiz Night
5:00 PM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
Test your beer savvy at this fun pub quiz, hosted by Marcy Jones of KGAN/KFXA!

April 23

Thursday
Corridor Collaboration: Preserving Cedar Rapids' History
6:30 PM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
University of Iowa Libraries preservation and conservation staff assisted the NCSML and the African American Museum of Iowa during the 2008 floods to save important pieces of Cedar Rapids’ cultural heritage. UI Alumni Association will co-host a Lifelong Learning event to celebrate the near-completion of the UI Libraries’ restoration efforts.

April 24

Friday
Filip Pogády in Concert (Chicago)
7:00 PM
Women's Athletic Club
Filip Pogády, live in concert, presented by the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in partnership with Chicago Czech Center.

April 25

Saturday
Music @ the Museum: Filip Pogády
7:00 PM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
Filip Pogády is one of the most promising violinists of his generation and praised for the beauty of his tone and his “lightning-like virtuosity." He has earned a reputation for performing a wide range of music across the genres, from the classical violin repertoire to Rock and Electronic.

April 26

Sunday
Student Masterclass with Violinist Filip Pogády
9:00 AM
WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall
Be one of a select few to participate in a violin masterclass by acclaimed violinist and composer Filip Pogády! Deadline for submissions: March 28, 2015.
Klas Luncheon
12:30 PM
Klas Restaurant (Cicero, Illinois)
You are cordially invited to attend the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library’s Klas Luncheon.