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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

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

Accidental Army Screening and Discussion

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Cost: $5 It's the most amazing story you never heard. In the chaos of World War I, tens of thousands of Czech and Slovak POWs switched sides to become an army fighting for the Allies: the Czechoslovak Legion. Suddenly, caught up in the Russian Revolution,…

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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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Free First Saturdays for Students: Flower Crowns

November 3 @ 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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Cost: Free for students, regular admission for non-students. Joža Uprka was known for capturing the culture around him in his paintings. He painted scenes of the folk life and traditions in Southern Moravia, such as The Ride of the Kings, daily activities in the villages,…

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Member & Volunteer Shopping Night

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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NCSML members and volunteers are invited to join us for our Member & Volunteer Shopping Night hosted by the Museum Store and featuring the launch of ‘Kaleidoscope’ a collection of memoirs by the Guild Memoir Writers. Guests will enjoy select readings from the book, and several contributors…

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Immigrant Foodways: Dough Ornaments

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Saturday, November 17 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. 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…

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December 2018

Hubert’s Holiday Program

December 8 @ 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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Cost: Free Come enjoy a wintery hedgehog book, games, and hot chocolate with our mascot, Hubert the hedgehog! We will have story time with Hubert at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. with games and crafts between. Although we love our hedgehog friends, there will not…

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Family Film: Three Nuts for Cinderella (Tři oříšky pro Popelku)

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$5 for general; $2 for 18 years or under. Join us for the first movie in our three-part family film series! An annual holiday tradition in many European countries, and now at the NCSML, Three Nuts for Cinderella is a familiar fairytale with some unique…

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