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September 2020

History on Tap: Printers Revolt! Linocut Carve Along Party

September 17 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on September 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Put your activism to work by creating your own linocut protest prints. Using printing blocks, you will carve images and/or text that can be used to mass produce prints to create signs, share with friends, and print on t-shirts. Join artist Jenny Gringer for a virtual community gathering and conversation while troubleshooting, carving, and printing your block. This workshop will have an informal feel and provide a venue for discussing the Artists as Activists exhibit and activism in our community.…

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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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NCSML Tabletop: The Mysterious Caravan Begins

September 20 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Sunday, repeating until November 22, 2020

Did you know that NCSML has been working on a custom campaign for the world's most popular role-playing game? If you or someone you know would be interested in participating in a playtest for an adventure inspired by Czech and Slovak mythology, sign up here! Due to current situations, this will take place over both Zoom and the virtual tabletop website Roll20. Both are free to use.Cost: Free, registration required, maximum of 4 players. Recommended for Ages 13+Sponsored by CRST InternationalFor…

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New Bohemia Walking Tour

September 21 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Former Czech School Location, 925 2nd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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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. The tour will begin at the Former Czech School Location (925 2nd Street SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401). The tour will end near the intersection of 3rd St and 16th Ave SE. Wear comfortable…

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New Bohemia Walking Tour

September 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Former Czech School Location, 925 2nd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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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. The tour will begin at the Former Czech School Location (925 2nd Street SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401). The tour will end near the intersection of 3rd St and 16th Ave SE. Wear comfortable…

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Painting with Robots Family Art Workshop

September 26 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for this free art workshop by dropping in anytime between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to create your mini robot painting. We will be socially distanced in the Rozek Grand Hall. This is a come and go program and should not take more than 15 minutes per painting.Cost: Free. Recommended for ages 6 and up. No RSVP required. Masks are required for all.Sponsored by: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Program Fund

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NCSML Tabletop: The Mysterious Caravan Begins

September 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Sunday, repeating until November 22, 2020

Did you know that NCSML has been working on a custom campaign for the world's most popular role-playing game? If you or someone you know would be interested in participating in a playtest for an adventure inspired by Czech and Slovak mythology, sign up here! Due to current situations, this will take place over both Zoom and the virtual tabletop website Roll20. Both are free to use.Cost: Free, registration required, maximum of 4 players. Recommended for Ages 13+Sponsored by CRST InternationalFor…

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Walking Tour of Czech Village

September 28 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join Mark Stoffer Hunter, Cedar Rapids historian on a walking tour of historic Czech Village. Learn about the unique history behind this fascinating neighborhood. Special stories associated with architectural landmarks in the Village will be highlighted. The tour will begin and end at NCSML’s clock tower (corner of 16th Ave SW and Inspiration Pl SW). Parking is available in the museum’s lots or in Czech Village. The museum’s parking garage will not be open for this program. Wear comfortable shoes.…

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Walking Tour of Czech Village

September 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join Mark Stoffer Hunter, Cedar Rapids historian on a walking tour of historic Czech Village. Learn about the unique history behind this fascinating neighborhood. Special stories associated with architectural landmarks in the Village will be highlighted. The tour will begin and end at NCSML’s clock tower (corner of 16th Ave SW and Inspiration Pl SW). Parking is available in the museum’s lots or in Czech Village. The museum’s parking garage will not be open for this program. Wear comfortable shoes.…

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Pandemic Perspectives: Fear and Scapegoating during a Pandemic

September 29 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The National Museum of American History is launching an engaging series of talks through February 2021 that combine questions raised by the current pandemics and historic objects in the national collections. Curators and historians will virtually share objects, using them as a springboard for a lively discussion that explores how the past can help us better understand the present. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose questions and help guide the conversations. The format will be a moderated dialogue…

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