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Museum Doings

Thank you to all donors, members, and friends who make these programs possible by your participation and support.

Immigrant Foodways:  The Witch’s Garden; July 20   In this fun and informative hands-on workshop by Bree Neyland, we’ll explore the medieval gardens of famous women physickers, sometimes known as “witches.” You’ll be able to design your own “herbal” gardens, try our hand at creating our own recipes, taste some contemporary spins on medieval teas and elixirs, and make a variety of your favorite tea combinations into satchels that you can take home.

Donkey Kong craftSummer Family Free Day July 27  Video games, neon clothes, and revolution! The 1980s were a time of crazy change from increased technology to the fall of Communism. Stop by for a full day of family-friendly activities, tasty food, and music. Enjoy free admission for the whole family to the NCSML’s exhibit galleries. Come and have a gnarly time!

Walking TourNew Bohemia Walking Tour July 31  Join Mark Stoffer Hunter, Cedar Rapids historian, for a walking tour of the historic New Bohemia neighborhood. Learn about the evolution of this unique Bohemian commercial district from the early 1870s through the present day. Mark will highlight the special stories associated with the architectural landmarks.

Free First Saturday for Students:  Calligraphy Calamity  August 3  Feel inspired by our Ink and Oil exhibit? Today we will be learning some basics of calligraphy and trying out the art for ourselves!

… and more, including exercise, art, bobbin lace making, History on Tap!

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