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Membership Information

How do you become a DCLAC member? It is easy: fill out the membership form and mail it along with your dues to our Treasurer:

DCLAC Membership Form

Want to get regular updates on what is happening in the DC Lithuanian-American Community? Know of someone who has fallen off the list? Know of a student attending university or college in the DC area? Met someone who has just moved to this region?

Be a good friend:
Send us their email address to We will try to make them feel at home.

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EU Open House – May 13, 2017

DCLAC will be at the Lithuanian Embassy (address: 2622 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009) to welcome you to the European Union (EU) Open House 10AM-4PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Come and enjoy the EU in DC!

DCLAC Annual Meeting – March 16, 2017


DCLAC Annual Meeting to be held at the Lithuanian Embassy (address: 2622 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009) at 7PM on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

1. DCLAC annual report,
2. DCLAC 2016 financial report,
3. Report from the LAC Board of Directors Annual Convention,
4. Elections of DCLAC Board,
5. Open forum regarding activities for 2017 and beyond.

*Since the meeting will take place at the Lithuanian Embassy, all participating members must register in advance by sending an email to

Day of Restoration of Lithuanian Independence – March 11


The traditional Mass at the magnificent St. Matthew‘s Cathedral (Address: 1725 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036) to commemorate Lithuania‘s freedom and independence will be offered at 10AM on March 12, 2017. Don’t miss an opportunity to sing the Lithuanian National Anthem with the Cathedral’s choir. We invite children to dress in Lithuanian national costume or Scout uniforms. Anyone else who wishes to dress in national costume is most welcome to do so!

Lithuania’s Independence Day – February 16th

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Washington DC Lithuanian-American Community (DCLAC) and the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the United States of America cordially invite you to celebrate the Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence together:

9:00 a.m. The Holy Mass and prayer for Lithuania in the Basilica (Address: 400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017)

9:00-10:00 a.m. Registration at the Catholic University of America – Caldwell Auditorium (Address: 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20064)

10:00 a.m. Official program and concert:
– Opening remarks by the Ambassador of Lithuania H.E. Rolandas Kriščiūnas
– Keynote remarks by the Lithuanian-American Community President Sigita Šimkuvienė-Rosen
– Performance by students of Kristijonas Donelaitis Lithuanian School and Lithuanian School of Washington

12:00 p.m. Social hour with Lithuanian food

Entry fee is $10/person; free for children. No entry fee for those who cannot pay.

Annual membership renewal $20/person (and donations) may be made to the Lithuanian-American Community of Washington, DC (DCLAC). Tax-deductible donations may be made to the Lithuanian American Community of the USA (LAC)
Please note: effective this year, you may also donate online via PayPal HERE.

We look forward to seeing you!

The Ambassador’s Basketball Cup 2016


Šiluva Chapel in Washington 50 Year Jubilee


For more details about the many planned events go HERE.
We are happy to WELCOME everyone to Washington, DC!

Meeting Our Candidates for the Lithuanian Parliament


The language of the event will be Lithuanian. More on where, when and how go HERE.

Olympic Competition Fever #LTeam #Rio2016 #Rinkimai2016

American Lithuanians, let’s shoot for the gold!

Lithuanian Anthem Around the World 2016

On Lithuania’s Statehood Day, July 6, Lithuanians around the world, wherever they live, gather to sing their National Anthem. In 2016, Washington DC Lithuanians assembled in Lafayette Square near the White House:

Celebrating Lithuania’s Independence!

Washington DC Lithuanian-American Community (DCLAC) cordially invites you to a series of events commemorating and celebrating two very important dates of the Lithuanian statehood:

Lithuania’s Independence Day – February 16th, and the Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence – March 11th.

Please mark your calendars and join us for

Commemoration of the Act of Independence in our Lithuanian Saturday schools:

  • Kristijonas Donelaitis Lithuanian School February 13, 12pm (Address: 4820 Walbridge St., Rockville, MD 20853)
  • ”Lithuanian School of Washington“ February 13, 12pm (Address: 543 Beulah Rd NE, Vienna, VA 22180)

The traditional Mass at the magnificent St. Matthew‘s Cathedral to commemorate Lithuania‘s Independence Day will be offered on February 21, 10am (Address: 1725 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036)

The Ambassador of Lithuania Rolandas Kriščiūnas will host a reception to commemorate Lithuania‘s Independence Day on February 24 (Address: 2622 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009)

The Lithuanian Mass at the Siluva Chapel to commenorate the Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence will be offered on March 6, 2pm (Address: 400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017)

Washington DC Lithuanian-American Community’s ANNUAL CELEBRATION to commemorate Lithuania’s Independence and to introduce the newest community initiatives will be held on March 6, 3pm (Address: Cadwell Auditorium, The Catholic University of America)

You are kindly welcome at all the events!

Let‘s celebrate the Lithuanian Holidays together!