SASW Speakers Series: Threads Across Time: Rusyn/Slovak Spinning, Weaving, and Bobbin Lacemaking, September 17, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Threads Across Time: Rusyn/Slovak Spinning, Weaving, and Bobbin Lacemaking” by Mary Gido Saturday, September 17, 2:00 pm ET To register for this event on Zoom, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMucOmsrz4sHd0tC0SpaVz_et8zOABPxMjG After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  If you have any questions about the event, […]

Czech & Slovak Adult Language School – Fall 2022

CZECH AND SLOVAK ADULT LANGUAGE SCHOOL Sponsored by the Czech and Slovak Heritage Association (CSHA) Where can you find low-cost classes in the Czech and Slovak languages and learn about the history, culture, and current events related to this heritage here and abroad? Read on! Fall semester online classes begin September 10, 2022.  Please indicate your […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Argonauts of the Eastern Bloc: Environmentalism in Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution – Saturday, April 9, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Argonauts of the Eastern Bloc: Environmentalism in Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution“ A talk with Edward Snajdr, John Jay College, CUNY. Saturday, April 9th at 2:00pm EDT  This talk will take place in person and online. IN PERSON: To reserve one of the limited number of seats […]

Slovak Museum Construction Appeal

Members and Friends of SASW, In December 2021, the SASW sent $500 to support construction work on the Kasigarda – Museum of Emigration from Slovakia to North America in eastern Slovakia (in the village of Ťahyňa). The museum’s director, Dr. Martin Javor, has requested additional funds to install water and sewage pipes in the museum, to enable […]

Easter Egg (Pysanka) Workshop with George Clyne – Saturday, March 26, 2022

Easter Egg (Pysanka) Workshop with George A demonstration/workshop by George Clyne Saturday, March 26, 2:00pm ET To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIucu6pqzsrGtblJ2wEAAM3tFyBmg-fUKLC If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. George will demonstrate how to make pysanky with some simple designs. You can watch him work […]

Friday Lenten Dinners at Epiphany Church in Annandale (3/4 – 4/8/2022)

Carry-out Lenten Dinners will begin on Friday, March 4th will be held each Friday until April 8th in the Parish Center of Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church from 4 – 7 PM.  Epiphany is located at 3410 Woodburn Road in Annandale, VA.

SASW Speakers’ Series: Košice’s Influential Communist-Era Subversives – Saturday, March 5, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Košice’s Influential Communist-Era Subversives“ A talk with Marty Manor Mullins, Ph.D. Saturday, March 5th at 2:00pm EDT    To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vc-GoqzMjE9HC4IbEpObb0BKNdC-UTndd If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. During the communist era, Košice and eastern Slovakia had a unique mix […]

In Memoriam – Dr. Jerry Rich

Dr. Jerry Holt Rich December 23, 1948 – January 31, 2022 We are sad to report the passing of Jerry Rich, a former president and long-time member of the Slovak American Society of Washington, DC.  His obituary and details on visitation can be viewed here:  https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/fairfax-va/jerry-rich-10564598.

Stephen Matula Award Nominations for 2022

Dear Members, In September 2019, the SASW Board approved the creation of a service award in honor of our late member, Stephen Matula, to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Society. The criteria of this award could include board membership, committee assignments, leadership in SASW activities, and support of the SASW scholarship […]