Category Archives: Events

Svätý Mikuláš Party – Sunday, December 11, 2022

Please join us on Sunday, December 11, to celebrate the tradition of Svätý Mikuláš at the Slovak Embassy, 3523 International Court, N.W., Washington, D.C.  We will have a delicious Slovak buffet dinner prepared by the Slovak Embassy’s Chef Juraj, live music by Slovanka, and of course, a visit from Svätý Mikuláš.  The doors will open […]

Slovak Films at the 2022 EU Film Showcase Series in Silver Spring, MD

The following Slovak films are showing at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD as part of the European Union Film Showcase Series this December. NIGHTSIREN [SVETLONOC] https://silver.afi.com/Browsing/Movies/Details/f-0100003771 After a terrible accident destroyed her childhood, Šarlota (Natalia Germani) returns to her regressive mountain hometown for the first time in 20 years. She finds her mother’s […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Argonauts of the Eastern Bloc: Environmentalism in Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution – Saturday, November 5, 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, November 5th at 2:00pm EDT  This talk will take place in person and online. IN PERSON: To reserve one of the limited number of seats […]

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, […]

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.

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 […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: When Your Goal is to Go to Mars – Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “When Your Goal is to Go to Mars” A talk with Dr. Michaela Musilová Tuesday, February 1st at 7:00pm EDT    To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcod-mqpz0jE9CoiHZfMIawmB1gzHMJp0pg If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation […]