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August 2020

Needlepoint guild demonstrations

August 19 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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Immigrant Foodways: Czech Vegetable Salads (Šopský Salad, Zelný salát (cabbage salad))

August 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Czechs, like any other nationalities, enjoy their salads. Traditional Czech salad recipes have some similarities with salads from other nations, but at the same time have a very original and refreshing approach. This class will be a perfect example that Czech food is not just sauerkraut, pork, and dumplings (even though these are delicious too).Join us for our second virtual Immigrant Foodways Series: Classic & Modern Czech & Slovak Cuisine II. Enjoy a premier cooking class with Chef Tom Slepicka…

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Sapient: A performance exploring the intersection of dance, robotics, humanness, and labor

August 29 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for an outdoor art performance by Interdisciplinary Artist Amenda Tate. While three dancers perform a Polka and a contemporary freestyle, Amenda’s robot, Manibus, will translate those movements to a canvas with acrylic paint. “The whole process is like becoming a record of the moment in time, capturing the energy that is transmitted during a live performance,” Tate says. “The project captures the movement and that turns the medium into a new art form.” While Manibus is a robot,…

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September 2020

Immigrant Foodways: Slovak Halušky with Cream Cheese and Bacon and with Sauerkraut

September 2 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Slovak halušky is a very unique and original kind of potato pasta typically found in the Slovak Republic. All attendees will learn about and prepare this pasta totally from scratch, which will be lot of fun and also very easy! Then, you will create two delicious versions of this meal: one with cream cheese and bacon and the other with sauerkraut. Note: Suitable for vegetarians too – just skip the bacon in the cream cheese version.Join us for our second…

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Free First Saturday for Students

September 5 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Students of all ages (preschool through college) are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of each month. College students must bring a current school ID card.Cost: Free with student ID.Presented by: UFG Insurance.

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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

September 16 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
+ Google Map
needlepoint

See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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Immigrant Foodways: Svíčková na Smetaně

September 19 @ 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

This class is going to be a real treat! All attendees will prepare one of the fanciest Czech meals most often served in the Czech Republic for special and important occasions. You will be going back-to-basics and preparing all parts of this meal totally from scratch. The meal includes delicious and tender beef roast, an earthy & creamy sauce, soft sliced side dumplings, cranberries, whipped cream, and lemon. Note: Suitable for vegetarians too – just skip the beef roast and…

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Immigrant Foodways: Buchty

September 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

For the last class of the series, we are going to prepare a traditional Czech dessert. Yeast and sweet buns filled with prune jam or strawberry marmalade is one of those meals that almost every Czech grandmother was known for making. In this class, all attendees will be focusing on all parts of this unique dessert, and when finished, your home will smell fabulous and you will have enough buchty to keep that smile on your face for the rest…

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October 2020

Free First Saturday for Students

October 3 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
+ Google Map

Students of all ages (preschool through college) are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of each month. College students must bring a current school ID card.Cost: Free with student ID.Presented by: UFG Insurance.

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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

October 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
+ Google Map
needlepoint

See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

Find out more »
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