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June 2020

** SOLD OUT ** Immigrant Foodways: Czech Open-faced Sandwiches

June 6 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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** SOLD OUT ** Traditional Czech open-faced sandwiches are not just very delicious, but also very pretty and very rare—there is no place in the US where you can buy them. In this course, you will learn the techniques and tricks necessary to make this rare food at home!Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated…

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Lunch & Learn: COVID – 19 and our Maturing Population in the V4 and the US

June 10 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Take a break from your day and hear from experts all over the world on topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for our inaugural virtual Lunch & Learn series focusing on transatlantic issues. The Visegrad Group, also known as the Visegrad Four or simply V4, is the cultural and political alliance of four Central European countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. Medical experts from across the V4 and the United States will be joined by NCSML…

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Immigrant Foodways: Czech Honey BBQ Ribs

June 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Czech Honey BBQ Ribs

Ribs are a popular summer BBQ delicatessen. In this course, you will learn to make the Czech version of this delicatessen using your grill or oven.Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a successful full-service catering company…

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Intro to Slovak Language & Culture

June 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library recently partnered with Andrea Siebenmann, a native Slovak speaker, to offer online Slovak language and culture lessons. Class begins on Monday, June 15. Each class will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Central Time every Monday from June 15 through August 3. During the 12 hours of instruction over eight weeks, participants will learn to read and speak in Slovak. This fee includes all course materials. The class size is limited…

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Lunch & Learn: COVID– 19 and the Medical Response across the Atlantic

June 24 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Take a break from your day and hear from experts all over the world on topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for our inaugural virtual Lunch & Learn series focusing on transatlantic issues. Our second webinar will be a much broader focus on COVID-19, comparing and contrasting responses in the United States, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Our three medical experts will be joined by NCSML Vice President for Development and Marketing to discuss the cause and effects of…

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** SOLD OUT ** Immigrant Foodways: Czech Soups

June 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Czech-soups

** SOLD OUT ** In this class we will be preparing two delicious Czech soups: Garlic Soup and Czech Tomato Soup.Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a successful full-service catering company which operated in the Czech…

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July 2020

** SOLD OUT ** Immigrant Foodways: Dumplings Filled with Sauerkraut

July 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

** SOLD OUT ** Dumplings are a great and popular dish anywhere in the world, and in this course, you will be introduced to dumplings filled with pork and sauerkraut.Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a…

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NCSML Closed

July 4

The NCSML will be closed for Independence Day, July 4.

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Lunch & Learn: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Higher Education

July 15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Take a break from your day and hear from experts all over the world on topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for our inaugural virtual Lunch & Learn series focusing on transatlantic issues. The effects of COVID-19 have impacted the entire world in all facets of life. Larkin University President, Professor Rudi H. Ettrich, will talk with professors from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and the United States about the impact on higher education.Panelists: · Dalibor Mikuláš, PhDr. Ph.D.…

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August 2020

Free First Saturday for Students

August 1 @ 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: United Fire Group.

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Art Connects US

Art connects us. Art connects cultures, people, and communities across the globe. The Art Connects US silent auction will support the livelihood of artists across the globe and help the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library continue our work of connecting people to the Czech and Slovak culture.

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