Cumberland Adventures

HURA 2017-2018 Events

We meet on Thursday evenings about once a month at the Croatian Embassy (address/map) in Washington, DC. Hrvatska Ura organizes monthly lectures followed by a question and answer session and socializing over food and drink. We also host movies for adults and children and a community Christmas reception. HURA is always open to suggestions for guest speakers or performers. See our calendar of meetings below.

Join us at following


Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1 PM Take your child to watch a Croatian children's movie. As a part of the tenth annual Kids Euro Festival, the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring, MD is holding a FREE screening of "Koko and the Ghosts" (Koko i Duhovi - 2011). To reserve and print out your FREE movie tickets go to

Thursday, November 2, 7 PM Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Pjer Simunovic will give a talk entitled Croatia's National Security - Defending Vital Interests, Responding to Multifaceted Threats and Challenges

Thursday November 30, 7 PM Drew Stoken, MD, will give a presentation entitled Eye Health - Basics for the general public

Saturday, December 16 Christmas party at the Croatian Embassy

Thursday January 18, 2018, 7 PM Julian Borger, UK Guardian correspondent.

More events will be posted as we confirm speakers and dates