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An original exhibit
developed by the
Nov. 21, 2020 –
March 21, 2021
OPEN THROUGH
AUGUST 29, 2021
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Membership

Members of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library receive admission to our exhibits, subscriptions to our biannual journal (Slovo) and our bi-annual newsletter (MOST), enrollment in our Time Travelers Program (including benefits at 100+ museums), and access to members-only events.

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Without our members, sponsors, and other supporters, we would not be where we are today. We have made it our mission to ensure that the culture, people, and histories are celebrated, embraced, and shared — your support helps us accomplish that mission.

Volunteer

It is with the help of our dedicated volunteers that the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library continues to serve the community. We have tasks to engage all ages and abilities levels. Our volunteers reported advancing their communication skills and acquiring job skills.

Calendar of Events

We strive to provide informative, engaging, and most importantly – FUN events to the Cedar Rapids area. Our events focus mainly on the history of the Czech and Slovak people, with hands on workshops, informative history lessons, and exhibit opening receptions.

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March 2021

Vepro-Knedlo-Zelo: Pork, Dumplings, and Sauerkraut

March 6 @ 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Our popular virtual cooking classes are back! This is a very popular Czech meal that consists of pork roast, dumplings, and sauerkraut. In this class, we will prepare all aspects of this meal totally from scratch, including side dumplings. Come enjoy authentic flavors and learn how to prepare all aspects of this delicious meal. Note: Suitable for vegetarians too – just skip the pork part. This class 3.5 hours long.Cook and eat an authentic Czech and Slovak dish from the comfort…

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Bublanina: Famous Czech-Baked Dessert

March 13 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Our popular virtual cooking classes are back! This famous Czech dessert is simple to prepare and is irresistible. It is a perfect combination of a sweet pastry cake (sometimes called “bubble cake”) and fruit. You can use any fruit you like or have available. This recipe will be a lot of fun and it will certainly make your weekend sweeter. Note: Suitable for vegetarians.Cook and eat an authentic Czech and Slovak dish from the comfort of your home. Join us…

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Upcoming Events

Sat 06

Free First Saturday for Students

March 6 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cedar Rapids IA
United States
Sat 06
Sat 13

Bublanina: Famous Czech-Baked Dessert

March 13 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu 18

Franci’s War Virtual Author Talk

March 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sat 20

Rohlik: Czech Rolls

March 20 @ 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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