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POPS Events

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2024 Fundraising Gala

October 4 at the Park Ballroom

The POPS Committee is celebrating year two of our three year effort to build the Praha Outdoor Performance Stage (POPS).

This year's POPS Gala will be a concert/dance featuring Mollie B & SqueezeBox with Ted Lange.

  • Hear live music from Mollie B and her band Squeezebax with Ted Lange

  • Mollie B is the host of "Mollie B's Polka Party" TV program

    • The Czech Lites, a local polka band, has appeared on this show.

  • We will, again, have a silent auction

  • Food and refreshments will be available to purchase.

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FREE Fundraising Event

October 28 at the Park Ballroom

The POPS Committee is celebrating year one of our three year effort to build the Praha Outdoor Performance Stage (POPS) and surpassing the half-way mark in our fundraising.

POPS will be giving away a vehicle valued at $20,000 (donated by Palmer/Susan Welcome) at a FREE event on October 28 at the Park Ballroom.

  • Hear live music from the Eddie Shimota Band and Little Chicago

  • Bid on Silent Auction items

  • And, of course, the raffle for the $20,000 car!  Raffle tickets for the car are on sale now for just $20 each or 3 for $50 and will be available at this event.

  • Food and refreshments will be available to purchase.

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Vehicle Raffle and Fundraising Event

October 28 at the Park Ballroom

The POPS Committee is giving away a vehicle valued at $20,000 (donated by Palmer/Susan Welcome) at a FREE event on October 28 at the Park Ballroom. There will be music, a silent auction and other fun things.  And, of course, the raffle for the $20,000 car!  Raffle tickets for the car are on sale now for just $20 each or 3 for $50 as a fundraiser for the POPS facility.

Watch this page for additional information as it becomes available..

Beer & Bars kickoff event at Giesenbrau

October 22, 2022

Here are some pictures from the event.

Beer and Bars event announced

The Praha Outdoor Performance Stage (POPS) Committee of the New Prague Area Arts Council reminds those interested in supporting the arts that the kick-off event for the effort to build an outdoor performance facility in New Prague is Saturday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Giesenbrau Bier Co. “It’s Time” is the theme of this project.

The free “Beers and Bars” open house gathering will give folks an opportunity to get an update on the effort to raise $1 million in the next two-three years to build the facility. There is no formal program, although updated printed information will be available, along with a power point that will provide an update on the project that will run continuously in one section of the reception room. Come for 30 minutes or two hours and enjoy donated desserts, a beer or other refreshments.

For more information, contact Den Gardner at: dengardner@gandgcomm.com; or phone 612/325-3981.

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