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September 15, 2019 Chapter Meeting

09/16/2019 17:27
September 15, 2019 Chapter Meeting 02/03/2018 00:00 A chapter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 15, 2019, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center, beginning at 2:00 pm.  

June 6, 2019 Summer Czech Language Class

09/16/2019 17:25
Summer Czech Language Class began Monday, June 3, 2019.  Classes are informal and held at at Cracker Barrel Restaurant, 3110 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, TX  77802, 979-731-8889, beginning at 7:00 PM and lasting about an hour and a half.  Tomas Pansky is the instructor for the...

May 19, 2019 Chapter meeting

05/20/2019 14:58
May 19, 2019 Chapter Meeting 05/03/2018 19:09 A chapter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center, beginning at 2:00 pm.

April 6, 2019 Czech Pastry Baking Class

05/20/2019 14:56
April 6, 2019 Czech Pastry Baking Class 10/29/2018 09:00 Learn how to bake apple strudel and poppy seed rolls.   Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm   Register here:  https://whoozin.com/PG7-T4T-DR76   Cost:  $35 per person.  Class size is limited to 12...

March 17, 2019 Chapter Meeting

03/25/2019 12:46
A chapter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center, beginning at 2:00 pm.

February 16, 2019 Winter State Meeting and 17th Annual CHS Miss Texas Czech-Slovak Queen Pageant

03/12/2019 00:25
The BVCHS will host the meeting and pageant on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the St. Joseph Parish Activity Center, 700 East 26th Street, Bryan, TX 77803.  Opening ceremonies are set for 9:00 am to be followed by the pageant at 9:45.  The pageant format includes on-stage interviews,...

January 13, 2019 Chapter Meeting

01/29/2019 17:37
A chapter meeting will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the St. Joseph Parish Activity Center in Bryan, beginning at 2:00 pm.  Highlights of the meeting will include:  induction of 2019-2020 officers; final planning for the Winter State Meeting and 17th Annual Miss Texas...

December 4, 2018 Leoš Janáček" Cunning Little Vixen (Comic opera)

12/04/2018 00:00
The Brazos Valley Czech Heritage Society will be hosting ”The Cunning Little Vixen” Czech opera by Leoš Janáček. The opera incorporates Moravian folk music and rhythms and recounts the adventures of a charming, feisty, cunning little vixen and contrasts the fierce vitality and exuberance of...

December 1, 2018 BVCHS Christmas Party

12/01/2018 00:00
Christmas Party with catered meal and social program. When: December 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Where: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Parish Activity Center 600 E. 26th Street Bryan, Texas 77803 Catered Christmas Dinner will be served: Adults $13.00, Children 12 & under $8.00 Turkey...

BVCHS 20th Anniversary

06/23/2017 18:09
BVCHS celebrated its 20th anniversary on June 23, 2017.

2017 Novak_Zaeske Scholarship Awarded

05/21/2017 17:57
Emily Hubacek was awarded the 2017 Novak-Zaeske Scholarship on May 21, 2017.  Emily is the daughter of Richard and Lisa Hubacek and is the granddaughter of Margaret Hubacek.  Emily is a graduating senior from Bryan High School.  Emily is an outstanding student ranked 13th in...

BVCHS Hosts the Strirbnanka Tour

04/25/2017 18:00
On April 25 the BVCHS was proud to host Stribrnanka tour.  The Stribrnanka is a brass band from the Czech Republic that is currently touring the state of Texas.  The event took place at the Brazos Center in Bryan, Texas.  The concert tour is supported by the University of North...

2016 Novak-Zaeske Scholarship Awarded

04/21/2017 18:05
  The first ever BVCHS Novak-Zaeske Scholarship was awarded to Fallon Wenck during the April Chapter meeting. Fallon graduated in May 2016 from A&M Consolidated High School with the following honors: Summa Cum Laude, AP Scholar with Distinction, Distinguished Achievement Graduate,...

BVCHS Hosts Ceske mse Vanocni (The Czech Christmas Mass)

12/03/2015 09:58
December 3, 2015, The BVCHS was proud to host the Ceske mse Vanocni (The Czech Christmas Mass) on December 3 at St. Mary's Catholic Church.  4 soloists, a small choir, a small string group and a organist from the University of North Texas brought an evening of music that is performed at...

BVCHS Polka Mass, Dinner and Dance

10/11/2015 10:34
October 11, 2015, Two Polka masses were celebrated at 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan, Texas.  The Taylor Czech Chorus sang at the polka masses.  Following the masses, a dinner was served at 1:00 PM followed by the dance at...

BVCHS hosts the 2015 CHS Spring State Meeting & 13th Annual Miss Texas Czech-Slovak Queen Pageant

04/25/2015 17:33
April 25, 2015, The BVCHS hosted the CHS Spring State Meeting & 13th Annual Miss Texas Czech-Slovak Queen Pageant.  The festivities occurred at the St. Joseph Parish Activity Center in Bryan, Texas.  The day began with coffee and kolaches and the Opening Ceremonies occurred at 9:15...

The BVCHS, TAMU Libraries and Aggie Cinema presents LISTOPAD

02/26/2015 17:46
February 26, 2015, The BVCHS, TAMU Libraries and Aggie Cinema presents LISTOPAD.  LISTOPAD is a movie covering the velvet revolution in 1989.  Admission is free and will start at 6:00 PM at MSC2400 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M University campus.  For more...

2015 Chapter Meeting - January 22

01/22/2015 09:32
On January 22, 2015 a chapter meeting occurred at C&J Barbeque located in Bryan, Texas.  Dining began at 6:30 PM and the meeting kicked off around 7:00 PM.  The main agenda items included the installation of officers, the upcoming CHS State meeting which will be hosted by...

2014 BVCHS Christmas Party

12/05/2014 13:42
The annual BVCHS Christmas Party was held on December 5, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church PAC in Bryan, Texas.  A catered dinner was served featuring turkey and dressing with all the trimmings.  Several special presentations were made during the evening.  Marketa Byrtusova,...

2014 Brazos Valley Worldfest

11/22/2014 12:03
On November 22, 2014, the annual Brazos Valley Worldfest took place.  The event opened at 10:00 AM but was cut short and cancelled around 11:00 AM due to threatening weather in the area.  There were around 20-30 visitors to the booth before the event was cancelled. This year there was an...

2014 Chapter Meeting - November 20

11/20/2014 15:50
On November 20, 2014 a chapter meeting occurred at The Feed Barn in Bryan, Texas.  Topics of discussion included several upcoming events (Worldfest, Christmas Party) as well as the election of 2015-2016 Officers.  All of the current officers were voted in to continue their term for...

2014 Kolache and Christmas Bread Baking Class

10/25/2014 16:15
The 2014 Kolache and Christmas Bread Baking Class occurred on October 25, 2014 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center. The class provided a wonderful opportunity to learn how to make genuine Czech Kolache and Vanocka (braided Christmas Bread). The class was taught by Mr....

2014 Polka Mass, Dinner and Dance

10/21/2014 14:53
October 12, 2014, The BVCHS sponsored a Polka Mass, Dinner and Dance.  The masses were celebrated at the St, Joseph Catholic Church at 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM and the Taylor Czech Chorus performed during the mass. Dinner was served at 1:00 PM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish...

2014 Chapter Meeting - September 11

09/11/2014 11:02
On September 11, 2014 a chapter meeting occurred at C&J Barbeque located in Bryan, Texas.  Multiple topics were discussed including several upcoming events including:   Fall Czech Celebration 10/12/14 BVCHS Kolache Baking Class 10/25/14 Brazos Valley Worldfest...

2014 Chapter Meeting - June 26

06/27/2014 11:48
On June 26, 2014 a chapter meeting occurred at College Station Fire Station #6, located at 610 University Drive.  Multiple topics were discussed including a wrap up of events in the spring and a brief preview of some events to come in 2014/2015. 

2014 Czech Cuisine Day

05/31/2014 11:13
On May 31, 2014, the Brazos Valley Czech Heritage Society presented its first Czech Cuisine Day.  The event included a catered meal, along with special Czech and Texas Czech treats.  The meal started at 5:30 and was located at the main dining room at Watercrest in Bryan (3801 East Crest...

2014 Texas Czech Celebration

05/05/2014 16:07
On May 5, 2014 a Texas Czech Celebration was held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church PAC.  The event honored Tomas Pansky for his hard work and willingness to step in and teach the Czech language class for the spring 2014 semester.  A brief language class was held, followed by a Czech pot...

2014 Easter Kolache Baking Class

04/05/2014 18:31
The class was offered by Brazos Valley Chapter of the Czech Heritage Society and took place on Saturday April 5th, 2014 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at the Saint Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center.  The students learned how to make genuine Czech kolache and Easter Bread.

2014 Easter Egg Decorating Class

03/30/2014 08:14
The Brazos Valley Czech Heritage Society sponsored it's first ever Czech Easter Egg decorating class on Sunday, March 30.  The class was instructed by Gail Urbanovsky and took place at the  Hope Evangelical Free Church Life Center, 5376 Raymond Stotzer Parkway,...

2014 Valentine's Day Dance

02/16/2014 21:13
The Chapter's second annual Valentine's Day Dance was held on the afternoon of Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church Parish Activity Center in Bryan, Texas.  A light lunch featuring chopped beef barbeque sandwiches was served.  Music for the dance was provided...

2014 Meeting and Cultural Presentation

02/13/2014 21:19
The February 2014 chapter meeting occurred on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the IHOP in Bryan, Texas. The discussion centered on multiple upcoming events including:2nd Annual Valentine's Day Dance Easter Egg Decorating ClassKolache Baking ClassApril Meeting and Cuisine DayThe...

2013 Christmas Party

12/06/2013 14:23
The 2013 BVCHS Christmas Party took place on Friday, December 6 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center.  Radek Skoda, PH.D. and his guest Researchers from the Czech Republic made a presentation on “Czech Traditions as Celebrated Today.”  The Reverend Rudy Junek gave the...

2013 Meeting and Cultural Presentation - Czech Fairy Tales

11/14/2013 13:57
The November 2013 chapter meeting occurred on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Longhorn Tavern Steakhouse in Bryan, Texas. The discussion centered on upcoming World Fest and Christmas Party. The meeting also included a cultural presentation by Radek Skoda, PH.D. over Czech Fairy Tales.

2013 Meeting and Cultural Presentation

10/17/2013 11:49
The October 2013 chapter meeting occurred on Thursday, October 17, 2013.  The meeting included a Potluck dinner and was held at the Hope Evangelical Free Church Meeting Center in College Station, Texas.  The main topics of discussion included recaps of the Polka mass and dance and...

2013 Kolache and Christmas Bread Baking Class

10/12/2013 11:27
The 2013 Kolache and Christmas Bread Baking Class occurred on October 12, 2013 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center. The class provided a wonderful opportunity to learn how to make genuine Czech Kolache and Vanocka (braided Christmas Bread). The class was taught by Mr....

2013 October Czech Month Celebration

10/06/2013 11:22
The Brazos Valley Czech Heritage Society sponsored the celebration of two polka masses at 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan, Texas on Sunday, October 6.The Taylor Czech Chorus sang at the masses.Following the 11:30 AM mass, a dance was held with music provided by...

2013 Meeting & Cultural Presentation - Jean Blaha Davis

09/19/2013 10:37
The September 2013 chapter meeting occurred on Thursday, September 19, 2013.at the IHOP in Bryan, Texas.  The meeting discussed multiple upcoming events including 42 Game Night, the October BVCHS Czech Heritage Celebration, the Kolache Baking Class and World Fest.  The meeting...

2013 Cultural Presentation - John Hus

07/11/2013 15:25
The July 2013 chapter meeting featured a cultural presentation by Rev. Joseph J. Polasek entitled "John Hus: God's Faithful Goose". Bro. Joseph, as he is better known, was born and raised in Caldwell, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University where he received a BBA (1971) and MBA (1976), both in...

2013 Cultural Presentation - Bohemians, Bavarians, Beer, and the Irish

05/23/2013 16:54
The May 2013 chapter meeting featured a cultural presentation by Stanislav Vitha entitled, " Bohemians, Bavarians, Beer, and the Irish."  Stan was born in South Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. He attended college and received his doctoral degree in Molecular and Cell Biology in České Budějovice, the...

2013 Kolache and Easter Baking Class

03/23/2013 10:21
The class was taught by Mr. Stanislav Vitha, and involved making Easter Breads, which are sweet breads with nuts and raisins, as well as traditional West Bohemian, large koláče with yogurt cheese, poppy seed and fruit filling. The class also enjoyed making rye sourdough bread for lunch.
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