SASW Cookbook Project: Send Us Your Family Recipes!

Cooking is a huge part of our culture in the Slovak community–it seems like everybody and their Baba has a recipe to share! Over the next few months, the Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. (SASW) will be compiling its own recipe book to share with members, families, and friends. After printing, the cookbook will […]

Slovak and East European Food Providers

Here are providers of Slovak and Eastern European food in the local Washington, DC area as well as few online sources. Markets Polish Market 431 Maple Avenue West Vienna, VA 22180 (703) 261-6385 https://www.polishmarketviennavirginia.com Products: Kiełbasa, pierogi, Gołąbki (stuffed cabbage), Pickles and Sauerkraut, Kosciusko Mustard, Farmers Cheese, Pączki (Polish doughnuts), Makowiec (poppy seed cake), Żywiec […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Immigrant Steamships 1890-1950 – October 19, 2019

Immigrant Steamships 1890-1950 Paul S. Valasek Genealogist and Historian Saturday, October 19th, 2:00 pm Slovak Embassy 3523 International Court, NW Washington, DC RSVP is required by Thursday, October 17th at rsvp@dcslovaks.org Admission is free. “Immigrant Steamships 1890-1950” will show and discuss the major trans-Atlantic steamship companies, ports, and ships that our ancestors chose for their […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The Slovak National Uprising (Slovenské národné povstanie – SNP) – October 10, 2019

In cooperation with the Slovak Embassy The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC and Friends of Slovakia present: “The Slovak National Uprising (Slovenské národné povstanie–SNP)” by Dr. J. Luke Ryder United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Thursday, October 10th, 6:30 pm Slovak Embassy 3523 International Court, NW Washington, DC RSVP required by Monday, October 7th (6 […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Slovakia in 1939 – September 28, 2019

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. and Friends of Slovakia present: “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Slovakia in 1939” by Prof. Susan Mikula, Benedictine University Saturday, September 28th, 2:00 pm Arlington Central Library Bluemont Room (2nd Floor) 1015 N Quincy Street, Arlington, VA Admission is free, but RSVP is required by Thursday, […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Six Events that Made Milan Štefánik a Founding Father of Czecho-Slovakia – May 4, 2019

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. & Friends of Slovakia present: “Six Events that Made Milan Štefánik a Founding Father of Czecho-Slovakia” by Kevin McNamara Foreign Policy Research Institute Saturday, May 4th, 1:30 pm Arlington Central Library Bluemont Room (2nd Floor) 1015 N Quincy Street, Arlington, VA Free admission, but RSVP is required by […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Prelude to February 1948: Crisis in Slovakia and the Roots of a Communist Coup D’Etat

Prelude to February 1948: Crisis in Slovakia and the Roots of a Communist Coup D’Etat by Dr. Luke Ryder, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Saturday, November 3, 2018, 2:00 pm Arlington Central Library 1015 N. Quincy Street Arlington, VA Admission is free, but RSVP is required, by Wednesday, October 31st, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org The Czechoslovak Communist Party’s (CPC) seizure of power in […]