Category Archives: Events

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 […]

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 […]

A Recording of the SASW’s 2021 Virtual Svätý Mikuláš Party is available now on YouTube

A recording of our recent Svätý Mikuláš party with presentations by Global Slovakia and Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorčík is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/gRAqflKFEh0 DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our channel to be notified about […]

Homemade Slovak Food for Svätý Mikuláš – Order by Sunday, November 28, 2021

As part of the Svätý Mikuláš festivities this year, SASW is pleased to offer for sale traditional Slovak foods, as well as evergreen table centerpieces, all made by Danka (“the gingerbread lady”). All food and centerpiece orders must be placed by 10pm on Sunday, November 28, and payment must be made in advance. Pick-up will take place in […]

A Virtual Svätý Mikuláš Party – Sunday, December 5, 2021

Please join us on Sunday, December 5th, for a virtual celebration of the tradition of Svätý Mikuláš, in the comfort of your home via Zoom, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Our program will include: a live special presentation from Slovakia by Global Slovakia on holiday traditions and music; Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorčík reading a Slovak folk tale; the presentation of the Matula Service Award; and, of […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Seven Slovak Women – Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Seven Slovak Women: Portraits of Courage, Humanism, and Enlightenment” with Josette Baer Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00pm EDT    To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOugrT8pE9AvM7JlDvTJEei3hzyuSW2a  You can find the book at  https://cup.columbia.edu/book/seven–slovak-women/9783838207087 If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. In her talk […]