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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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May 2018

Food Tour of Historic Czech Village

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Tickets: $25 for NCSML members, $30 for general admission Join National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library staff on a walking food tour of historic Czech Village. Learn about the unique history behind this fascinating neighborhood while sampling Czech food and drinks. Special stories associated…

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Free First Saturdays for Students: Ride of the Kings

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Cost: Free for students, regular admission for non-students Activity: Make paper flowers and other colorful decorations to adorn the NCSML’s “horse.”* On Pentecost—the 50th day after Easter—in some Moravian towns they will celebrate with a large festival and parade called the Ride of the Kings.…

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Movin’ at the Museum: Yoga for Kids!

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Cost: Free, registration required We will be kicking off the 2018 Movin’ at the Museum series with Yoga with Nikki Grim from Painted Dog Yoga in Cedar Rapids. Nikki will be at the museum to teach kids and families how to get fit and relax with…

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Ubuhle Women Exhibit Opening

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us in celebrating our new exhibition opening, Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence, which showcases the vibrant use of Czech glass beads in a unique form of bead art called ndwango. Guests can enjoy a cash bar and light refreshments in our…

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17th Annual Taste of Czech & Slovak

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Tickets: $15 Kick off Houby Days weekend in Czech Village with the 17th Annual Taste of Czech & Slovak! Sample delicious appetizers, soup, salads, sides, entrées, and dessert recipes handed down by generations of Czech and Slovak cooks.  (Tickets will go on sale at a later…

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Music @ the Museum: Emil Viklický with special guests Petr Dvorsky and Ernie Adams

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Tickets: $25 VIP Front Rows; $18 general admission Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Emil Viklický will return to offer concert-goers his unique and expressive take on Moravian Jazz, and this time he’s bringing two spectacular guests! Joining Emil will be double bass player Petr Dvorsky from…

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July 2018

History on the 8’s lecture: The War to End all Wars

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Many significant moments in Czech and Slovak history occurred in years ending in “8.” This lecture series featuring five acclaimed authors and scholars who will put the pivotal events of 1918, 1938, 1948, and 1968 into context and show how they continue to shape our…

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September 2018

History on the 8’s lecture: Czechoslovak Exile After 1948

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Many significant moments in Czech and Slovak history occurred in years ending in “8.” This lecture series featuring five acclaimed authors and scholars who will put the pivotal events of 1918, 1938, 1948, and 1968 into context and show how they continue to shape our…

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November 2018

History on the 8’s lecture: 1968 and the Prague Spring

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Many significant moments in Czech and Slovak history occurred in years ending in “8.” This lecture series featuring five acclaimed authors and scholars who will put the pivotal events of 1918, 1938, 1948, and 1968 into context and show how they continue to shape our…

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