TIP: Collection for Ukraine is in full swing. Holiday events are also reaching their peak

Aid for refugees in Stí nad Orlicí and its surroundings
WHEN: these days
WHERE: stí nad Orlicí

Local TJ Sokol has joined the regional collection, which will run until March 4. The collected materials will then be carried by firefighters and hawks to a distribution center in Pardubice, from where aid will be distributed to those in need.

The Regional Association of the Czech Red Cross in stí nad Orlicí, based on Kopeckého Street, also takes part in the national collection. The collection prefers medical supplies and personal hygiene needs through March 6.

The Regional Charity Stí nad Orlicí soon had several vacant flats available, other offerings listed on telephone numbers 739 383 598, 734 769 713. Furthermore, charities offer counselling, assistance or assistance with visas, social benefits, counseling with work permits. Telephone: civil counseling 731 402 324, immediate medical assistance: 739 383 597, materials, food assistance: 739 383 598, 734 769 713. stí has ​​prepared a simple online form where you can offer your help or services: https: // www .ustinadorlici.cz/cs/informujou/6204-ukrajina.

High Toll has created a collection point for Ukraine
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Vysoké Mýto

The city of Vysoké Mýto, in coordination with the Pardubice Region, has set up a humanitarian aid collection point for Ukraine on the ground floor of the town hall at 179. Jiráskova Street. Currently, sleeping bags, mats, mattresses, blankets, warm winter clothes, cleaning supplies, perishable and canned food, as well as over-the-counter medicines and sanitary napkins and binders are needed in Ukraine. Donated materials will be transported by Vysoké Mýto volunteer firefighters to the regional humanitarian aid warehouse set up by the Pardubice Region in eská Třebová. From there, aid will be channeled to Ukraine.

Art school exhibits student work in the library
WHEN: these days
WHERE: stí nad Orlicí

After two years, students from the Jaroslav Kocian Art Primary School returned to the City Library of stí nad Orlicí. The work was the most successful cross-section of this year and last school year. In the lobby, visitors can see inanimate objects which are the center of creation. The youngest children make models of products from ceramic clay according to their own imagination. Older students in painting and drawing seek realistic concepts, depth of space and interrelationships. The exhibition also presents open-ended images. Students always come to the beginning of the school year to be creative, whether drawing, photographing, or making collections. This time the theme is city corners, famous buildings and statues. In collaboration with the city government, the city calendar for 2022 is then created from these works, you can visit the exhibition during the city’s normal operating hours until April 30.

Optionsň open an exhibition of student work
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Choiceň

The City of Choceň, in collaboration with the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, invites you to an exhibition of student work on the topic New Funeral Hall in Choceň? This is a location that offers a wide range of future transformation options. The construction of a city shortcut will open up the possibility to modify Pardubicá Street into a waterfront character of the city filled with interesting historical buildings (chateau, orange, fig tree). Proposals from students of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU in Prague offer inspiring and varied views of the area and access to create a dignified farewell place that provides comfort and hope. The opening took place on Wednesday, March 2, at the Orlick Museum. The exhibition runs until March 27.


Prague helps
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Prague

Anyone who wants to donate something to the Ukrainian people has the opportunity to hand it over at the library on Pernštýn Square in Pardubice. The materials will then be handed over to a central warehouse set up by the Prague Territory, which will ensure distribution and delivery to those in need. Sleeping bags and warm blankets, blankets, pillows, thermal blankets, mats are urgently needed; sanitary preparations for women and children – diapers, sanitary napkins, detergents, toothpaste, brushes, towels, etc. flashlight, faucet; raincoat; tent; perishable food, canned food, baby food; first aid box, first aid box. Goods can be delivered daily from 9:00 to 18:00, on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9:00 to 12:00.

Holice is hosting a Saturday collection
WHEN: March 5
WHERE: Holice

In collaboration with the Fire and Rescue Service and the Pardubice Region, Holice organizes the following collection of supplies for Ukraine: over-the-counter medicines, dressing and repairing materials, warm winter clothes, hygiene supplies, perishable food, canned food.

For the pre-war needs of refugees currently and will be accommodated in Holice and its surroundings, it is also possible to donate: perishable food (pasta, flour, rice, canned food, buckwheat, potatoes, onions, oil, salt, sugar, milk) and drugstores (cleaning kit and bigger bag). It is possible to donate common household appliances (eg beds, washing machines, tables, chairs, kitchen utensils, etc.), but it is always necessary to consult in advance via email vyborny@mestoholice.cz.

In-kind donations will be collected on Saturday, March 5, from 10:00 to 16:00 at the building of the former banka Komerční in the square.

Kids will have fun in the cave
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Prague

The East Bohemian Museum in Pardubice will take you to the cave. The exhibits Life in Eternal Darkness or In the Footsteps of Blind Beetles inhabit the space below the tower of Pardubice’s palace. Here you will find lots of interesting information and facts about caves and cave fauna, but also about the people who explore them. You’ll see a wide variety of animals from insects to vertebrates and cave tools.

Hooray for the stud farm
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Kladruby nad Labem

This week, Kladruby nad Labem National Stud Ranch is offering guided tours of the main stables, imperial castle, and exhibits of historic chariots, sleds, and harnesses. You can visit sightseeing tours between 10 am and 3 pm, both on weekdays and on weekends. The stud farm in Slatiňany is also open to visitors.


Chrudim help
WHEN: until March 6
WHERE: Chrudim

The Czech Red Cross Regional Association in Chrudim has announced a collection of materials for Ukraine. The collection point is at Městsk park 274, until March 6, on weekdays from 15:00 to 19:00 and on weekends from 08:00 to 19:00. Medical supplies and hygiene kits are urgently needed. Due to the better parking space, it is recommended to transport larger quantities of material on weekdays after 3pm. For more information call 469 620 318.

Carnival week at the museum
WHEN: until March 6
WHERE: Chrudim

The Regional Museum in Chrudim has prepared a self-service creative workshop for visitors for spring break called Carnival Week at the Museum. Until Sunday, March 6, you can make traditional carnival masks, hats, and small carnival decorations at the workshop. You can combine the work in the art workshop with a visit to the On Wheels of Joy exhibition, which will take you into the world of historic strollers, dolls, and other toys.

Magical doll world
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Chrudim

Enter the Magical World of Puppets at the Museum of Puppet Cultures in Chrudim and let yourself be guided from history to modern Czech puppets. Look at the Eastern world. The reopened permanent exhibition of the Museum of Puppet Cultures is full of novelties.


Moravská Třebová helps
WHEN: these days
WHERE: Moravská Třebová

The city registers an internal volunteer register, where you can report available accommodation in Moravská Třebová and its surroundings for possible assistance to refugees and families from Ukraine. Send an offer to the address krizovystab@mtrebova.cz, mentioning “Ukrainian accommodation” in the subject and do not forget to state in the message: the number of beds available, your address and telephone and email. Offer assistance, especially collective accommodation, to the email ubytovaniukrajina@suz.cz, which was established by the Refugee Facilities Administration of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

If you know Ukrainian or Russian, you can apply to a list of volunteers, who you can apply to as interpreters for possible assistance to refugees and families from Ukraine. Send an offer to the address krizovystab@mtrebova.cz, mention “Ukrainian translator” in the subject and don’t forget to include your address, phone and email in the message.

Shelf help
WHEN: these days

Humanitarian materials can still be transported to Pontopolis from 9:00 to 17:00 at Riegrova 52, or to the Theater Club from 18:00 to 24:00 at Vrchlického 53. More information can be found on the Rack Theater Club Facebook profile.

Kotelna music club is preparing for concerts and discos
WHEN: March 4th and 5th
WHERE: Litomyšl

Zrní’s band will be performing at the Kotelna Music Club on Friday, March 4th starting at 8pm. The event will be continued with an after party. Advance sale of 250 crowns, 320 crowns entered on the spot. On Saturdays, you can visit the 60’s to 90’s Oldies party for 80 crowns, starting at 22.00.

Mucha is coming to Svitavy to play
WHEN: March 4
WHERE: Svitavy

Alternative singer Mucha will be performing again at Svitavy after almost two years. On Friday, March 4th, a night of fun, dance and goofy humor by folk punk band Brno awaits you at club Tyjátr from 8.30pm. Receipt of 240 crowns in advance, 290 crowns on the spot.

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