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February 2021

Karbenátky: Czech “Burger” served with Mashed Potatoes

February 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Our popular virtual cooking classes are back! Burgers are extremely popular in the USA and this class will be about a traditional Czech burger called “karbenátek.” No, Czechs didn’t copy the American idea, but instead invented their own delicious and very flavorful version of a burger patty. Karbenátky usually consists of delicious beef and pork, and a bunch of other ingredients and seasoning. Instead of serving in a bun, this burger variation is served with supper creamy mashed potatoes! Note:…

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March 2021

Free First Saturday for Students

March 6 @ 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 January 1, 2022

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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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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Franci’s War Virtual Author Talk

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

Franci’s War: A Woman’s Story of Survival is an engrossing memoir of a spirited and glamorous young fashion designer who survived World War ll. In the summer of 1942, twenty-two year-old Franci Rabinek–designated a Jew by the Nazi racial laws–arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and ghetto forty miles north of her home in Prague. It would be the beginning of her three-year journey from Terezin to the Czech family camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau, to the slave labor camps in Hamburg,…

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Rohlik: Czech Rolls

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

Our popular virtual cooking classes are back! Czech rolls are a very original pastry, only available in the Czech and Slovak Republics, but everyone who tries them usually loves them. The reason for this is simple: the dough has a nice buttery flavor and the center is very soft. The goal of this class is to master this pastry so you can make this a staple of your cuisine for years to come.  Note: Suitable for vegetarians. This class is 3.5…

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Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I

March 25 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library continues to partner with Anna Cooková, an instructor with CzechTalk, to offer online Czech language and culture lessons. Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I begins on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Each class will be held from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Central Time every Thursday from March 25 through May 27. During the 15 hours of instruction over 10 weeks, participants will learned to read, write, and speak in Czech. The class size…

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April 2021

Free First Saturday for Students

April 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 January 1, 2022

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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May 2021

Free First Saturday for Students

May 1 @ 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 January 1, 2022

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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June 2021

Free First Saturday for Students

June 5 @ 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 January 1, 2022

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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