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Canceled - Easter Workshop and Egg Hunt

Date: 28 March 2020 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Venue: Czech Embassy

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED! The Embassy of the Czech Republic will celebrate the coming of Easter through Czech and American traditions on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 11 am to 2 pm. Register your little ones for an Easter egg decorating workshop and an egg hunt.          

A Message from Embassy of the Czech Republic:

Due to the growing concern of the spread of COVID-19 at large gatherings, we are canceling the Easter Workshop and Egg Hunt. Thank you so much for your interest in this event. 

Warmest regards,

Public Diplomacy Department
Embassy of the Czech Republic


Sign up your elder ones (ages 6–15) for a special egg decoration workshop (11 am–12 pm OR 1:00 pm–2:00 pm). The workshop will utilize folk artisan skills on various materials under the direction of Czech children’s illustrator Markéta Vydrová. Children under 6 years old will decorate eggs at a come and go pace (11 am – 2:00 pm) under the direction of Miss Czech and Slovak Queens 2019-2020 Anna Tombazzi (US) and Hayley Piroutek (Kansas).

The egg hunt (ages 1-10) at 12 pm in the Embassy’s spacious garden will delight with Czech and American candies and sweets. The children’s choir from Comenium, the Czech and Slovak School for Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will perform Czech folk songs at 12:30pm. Live baby farm animals such as bunnies, lambs, and alpacas from the Frederick County Sheep Breeders Association and Whispering Meadows farm will be on site for cuddles and selfies.

11:00–12:00pm               Workshop I. (ages 6-15): Traditional Egg Decorating
                                            Children under 6 can decorate eggs at a separate, special table

12:00-12:30pm                Egg Hunt (ages 1-10)

12:30-1:00pm                  Performance by the children’s choir of Comenium

1:00–2:00 pm                  Workshop II. (ages 6-15): Traditional Egg Decorating
                                            Children under 6 can decorate eggs at a separate, special table

Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

RSVP required by March 20, 2020, to czechembassypr@gmail.com
Please specify name(s) and age(s) of your child(ren).

Please indicate which workshop your child would like to register for.

Space is limited. | Admission is free; however, each child must be confirmed to enter.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please bring your own basket and white hard boiled eggs for decorating!

In the event of inclement weather, the egg hunt would not take place, but other Easter activities will be held inside.

Embassy Security Policy: For entrance, all guests will be subject to security screening. Photo ID is required and must match RSVP confirmation for each individual. No admittance will be permitted without proper registration. Bags and suitcase are not allowed. Only small purses are permitted but must be opened for inspection. Coat check is not available.                      

Parking: Non-metered parking is available on Spring of Freedom Street and Tilden Street.            

Closest Metro: The Embassy is about a 15-20 minute walk from the Van Ness Metro Station.