Christmas is coming and both streets and Christmas trees will be lighting up – on 27 November on Strossmayerovo náměstí and 4 December on Ortenovo náměstí, each time at 4pm. You can also add your own decorations to the trees.
The ZVVZ USK Praha women’s basketball team has prepared a sports-themed St Nicholas event for 30 November in the Královka hall (Nad Královskou oborou 51) from 12pm until 4pm. Free entry. www.uskbasket.cz
Christmas markets at Výstaviště will kick off 29 November with a lantern procession with angels and devils and will wrap up 1 December (3pm to 5pm) with Prague 7 St Nicholas Day. Weekends from 4:15pm to 6:30pm you can skate for free in the Malá sportovní hala; bring your skates. www.vystavistepraha.eu
From 12 to 15 November the National Technical Museum and National Museum of Agriculture will take part in the Czech Academy of Sciences’ Week of Science and Technology. Free entry. www.tydenvedy.cz
On 15 November, the Letná Water Tower invites you to a public jam session starting at 7pm. It will take place every month; entry CZK 20. During November, free crafts workshops will be taking place for the public at the Prague 7 Youth Centre. www.ddmpraha7.cz, www.vodarenskavezletna.cz
The Letná Family Centre St Martin’s Day lantern procession will start at 4pm on 22 November by the Planetarium; a fire show will take place in Stromovka. On 27 November from 8pm to 10pm and 28 November from 9am to 4pm you can make an Advent wreath at the Letná FC; the fee is CZK 100 per wreath. Reservation necessary: kontakt@rcletna, 775 562 672 or on the board at the centre.
Through the end of November you can bring clothing and hygienic and cosmetic goods (including opened or expired ones) to the Letná FC for homeless women. You can also donate jewellery for a charity sale, with proceeds to be used for the needy. A collection of winter items for people on the street is also taking place there. www.rcletna.cz
For more information – Department of Integration of Foreigners and Ethnic Minorities, Tomáš Taich, firstname.lastname@example.org, 220 144 190 / 603 372 148.