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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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August 2018

Immigrant Foodways: Sauerkraut Making Class

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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August 18, 1pm - 2pm Cost: $5 Sauerkraut can be found in many Czech and Slovak dishes and is a favorite among many other cultural groups. Before we had refrigeration, people needed to find ways to make produce last into the long winters or out…

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September 2018

Free First Saturdays for Students: Binary Beading

September 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Saturday, September 1, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cost: Free for students, regular admission for non-students. We have a week left of our exhibit, Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence, so make sure to stop in for your last Free First Saturday for…

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Immigrant Foodways: Ham it up

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Cost: $5, registration required. Space is limited. RSVP by Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Open to all ages, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Learn more about the traditions surrounding food, how to make certain recipes and sometimes even taste some great food…

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Summer Family Art Workshop: Beaded Bugs

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Cost: $5 per child. Recommended for children 10 and above. Registration is required and space is limited.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. For each paid child admission, one adult may attend for free. As we're preparing to say good-by to our exhibit, Ubuhle…

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BrewNost 2018

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Come experience a magical evening of the best beers and fine food at the 15th edition of BrewNost, the Midwest’s premier international beer festival. BrewNost will feature a wide range of international beers selected from Doug Alberhasky, from John’s Grocery in Iowa City. All beverages…

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Immigrant Foodways: Strudel

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Cost: $5, registration required. Space is limited. Open to all ages, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Learn more about the traditions surrounding food, how to make certain recipes and sometimes even taste some great food in this series of workshops. September…

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History on the 8’s lecture: Czechoslovak Exile After 1948

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Many significant moments in Czech and Slovak history occurred in years ending in “8.” This lecture series featuring five acclaimed authors and scholars who will put the pivotal events of 1918, 1938, 1948, and 1968 into context and show how they continue to shape our…

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November 2018

History on the 8’s lecture: 1968 and the Prague Spring

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Many significant moments in Czech and Slovak history occurred in years ending in “8.” This lecture series featuring five acclaimed authors and scholars who will put the pivotal events of 1918, 1938, 1948, and 1968 into context and show how they continue to shape our…

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