AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS http://austindeafevents.com/ 17 March 2011 Issue No. 140 Circulation 1001 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Calendar: http://austindeafevents.com/calendar.html Archive: http://austindeafevents.com/archives Un/Subscribe: http://austindeafevents.com/subscribe Facebook http://facebook.com/AustinDeafEvents
NA meeting moved to Friday, March 18th 8:30pm, Faith United Methodist Church, 2701 S Lamar across from Kerby Lane. This week only, due to SXSW.
AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf
AA, NA Meetings
Churches -- http://austindeafevents.com/church.html Monthly Recurring Events (Deaf Coffee Chat, Deaf Seniors, etc.) Movies
Event listings by date
2011 Barbara Jordan Media Awards Ceremony 04/16 2011-2012 Miss Deaf Texas Pageant, deadline for application 05/01 ADA Training 03/21
ASL Rocks! 04/12, 13
BBQ Event 03/26
Boots & Bling -- TSD 5th Annual Diamond Event 05/19 Deaf Masquerade Gala in Austin (after Deaf Nation Expo) 04/02 Deaf motorcycle touring 04/16
Deaf Self-Advocacy Training 04/20
Deaf Seniors of Austin 04/07
DEAFensive Driving 04/16
DeafNation Expo Austin 04/16
Does Demanding An Interpreter Work? 03/28 Mass for the Deaf led by Fr. Tom Coughlin 03/20, 04/17, 05/22, 06/19 Miss Deaf Texas Pageant in Houston TX 07/30 National Deaf Disc Golf Championship 05/26-29 2011 St.Patrick's Day Games Party! 03/17
TAD's 46th conference at SWCID in Big Spring TX 06/16-18 Tax preparation help 01/19-04/14
TDI Biennial Conference 06/02-04 2011
The Jungle (SI) 03/23, 30
The Wizard of Oz presented by TSD 04/01, 02
01/19-04/14 Tax preparation help
03/17 St.Patrick's Day Games Party!
03/20, 04/17, 05/22, 06/19 Mass for the Deaf led by Fr. Tom Coughlin 03/21 ADA Training
03/23, 30 The Jungle (SI)
03/26 BBQ Event
03/28 Does Demanding An Interpreter Work? 04/01, 02 The Wizard of Oz presented by TSD 04/02 Deaf Masquerade Gala in Austin (after Deaf Nation Expo) 04/03 Auditions for next movie by ASL Films 04/07 Deaf Seniors of Austin
04/12, 13 ASL Rocks!
04/16 2011 Barbara Jordan Media Awards Ceremony 04/16 Deaf motorcycle touring
04/16 DEAFensive Driving
04/16 DeafNation Expo Austin
04/20 Deaf Self-Advocacy Training
05/01 2011-2012 Miss Deaf Texas Pageant, deadline for application 05/19 Boots & Bling -- TSD 5th Annual Diamond Event 05/26-29 2011 National Deaf Disc Golf Championship 06/02-04 2011 TDI Biennial Conference
06/16-18 TAD's 46th conference at SWCID in Big Spring TX 07/30 Miss Deaf Texas Pageant in Houston TX
Thu Mar 17 3:00 pm St. Patricks Day Games Party
Sat Mar 19 8:15 pm Austin Deaf Club Poker League
Sat Mar 26 8:15 pm Austin Deaf Club Poker League
Fri Apr 1 7:00 pm Mexican Train
Fri Apr 1 8:15 pm Austin Deaf Club Poker League Sat Apr 2 8:00 pm Tingo
Fri Apr 8 8:15 pm Austin Deaf Club Poker League Sat Apr 9 8:00 pm Regular Business Meeting Sat Apr 16 8:15 pm Austin Deaf Club Poker League
$1 for social games.
Happy Hour 7 - 10pm Fridays and Saturdays. Open social: Fridays and Saturdays 7 pm - closing. Admission: Friday $5, Saturday $7
Where: Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748
Social Affairs: Connie Dannels secretary@PROTECTED Newsletter: Melissa Montoya-Calogar (austindeafclubeditor yahoo.com)
ADCPL - Austin Deaf Club Poker League
Mondays evenings 5:45-7pm AA Meeting
United Methodist Church, 205 E Monroe
Mondays evenings 7:00-8:30pm NA Meeting 212 E Monroe
Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:00pm NA Meeting First Baptist Church, 901 Trinity, 3rd floor, Adult room #4
Friday evenings 6:00-7:30pm ALANON Meeting St. Catherine Catholic Church, 4800 Convict Hill
Saturday afternoons 1:00-2:00pm AA Meeting 601 Bouldin Ave
You can contact the Austin AA Hill County Intergroup at: 24-hour hotline 512-444-0071(v) or http://www.austinaa.org/.
Call Travis County Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 512-854-9221 to request an interpreter for other meeting times.
Also, AA meetings via WebCam led by Deaf and HoH sobriety facilitators: http://doda.nefsis.com/doda
DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--Every 1st Thursday, 1-4pm 03/03 Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca, Austin TX 512-448-0787, TDD: 512-462-2853
Deaf Chat Coffee schedule for Austin area: http://www.deafcoffee.com/html/tx_austin.html Open to everyone (deaf, hearing) with an interest in ASL.
AUSTIN ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF--3rd Saturday each 3rd month, 9a-Noon 3/19 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748 Committee: Sally Porter, Brenda Mills, Brenda Oates, Beth Strain
DEAF BLIND COFFEE CHAT
STARBUCKS COFFEE (Central)--Every 3rd Saturday, 6-8pm 3/19 3706 Guadalupe St, Austin TX 78705 (corner of Guadalupe and 38th Street)
Please join our growing Deaf Blind Chat for drinks, snacks and fun chatting. Every month we see both new and familiar faces, and we welcome signers of all skill level, so tell your friends, family and classmates about us, too!
Host: DeafBlind Apt Program staff (DeafblindApartmentProgram@PROTECTED); Doug Rollins (sspdbterps gmail.com)
DEAFNESS RESOURCE SPECIALIST available by appointment. TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd #100, Austin TX 78704. Contact: Brian Determan DeafnessRS7a@PROTECTED or 512-410-1786.
Find captioned movies by zipcode or city at http://captionfish.com/
Captioned movie trailers and search for captioned web videos at http://ccmovies.org/
YouTube captioning at http://captvids.com/
AMC Barton Creek Square 14. 2901 Capital of Texas Hwy. (RWC) ph 306-1991, Auditorium #7. http://movietickets.com/house_detail.asp?house_id=6059
Bob Bullock State History Museum (RWC). 1800 N Congress Ave at Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. IMAX Theatre (some films) and Spirit Theatre http://thestoryoftexas.com/special/site_accessibility.html
Cinemark Tinseltown 17, 5501 IH-35 (OC) S I-35 North Of Stassney Ln. http://www.cinemark.com/
Regal Gateway Stadium 16, 9700 Stonelake Blvd - 343-5480 (OC). For show times go to http://insightcinema.org/links.html and follow the links to the theatres, or call theaters for details.
ASL interpreters available by appointment!
Community Tax Centers provides free tax preparation to qualified individuals and households. Contact 2-1-1 for more details. We’re here to save you money!
For an appointment call (voice only) 512-610-7376 or email asltaxhelp@PROTECTED.
March 2, 9, 23, 30
April 6, 20, 27
May 4, 11
Multi-purpose Room in Ford Building
To register email cass.bertling@PROTECTED or 512-462-5430 and leave a message
Childcare will be provided.
The Trouble Puppet Theater Company of Austin, Texas, is bringing back its award-winning adaptation of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, March 16-April 3, 2011, and we will have ASL Sign Language interpreters at our Wednesday shows.
Deaf patrons can buy tickets at a 33% discount for Wednesday nights ($10), and educators who bring a student group receive complimentary tickets. We will also host interpreted talkbacks after the Wednesday shows, during which the artistic director, Connor Hopkins, and cast members will answer student questions. (Student and educator discounts are available other nights, though talkbacks are Wednesdays-only.)
If you would like to make reservations, please contact me at kathryn@PROTECTED or 512-573-2540.
The Trouble Puppet Theater Company returns with a fully realized production of its award-winning adaptation The Jungle. Funded by a Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant, this season’s production promises to outshine the earlier version that received such accolades.
Hosted by Alex and Melissa Calogar
Come play some Wii & Poker games!, Eat and celebrate the Irish Day!, Green Keg Beer sold for a Leprechaun buck!, Wear the GREENEST costumes win prizes!, Green Jelloshots for sale!
Wii Games (4-6pm), Bowling/Darts 2-4 players, Irish Dinner (5-7pm), Battles of the Sexes (6-9pm) No Re-buys allowed, Leprechaun Poker (9pm) Re-buys allowed
The Americans with Disabilities Act
ADA Changes and Serving People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Training sponsored by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
See flyer for details and registration information: http://www.dars.state.tx.us/dhhs/trngmat/adachanges.pdf
Inquiries: 1-800-628-5115 ext 3250 - use the relay option of your choice, if needed.
Advance ticket $6 per plate; $8 at the door
Sign up for DOOR PRIZE
Raise money for Maranatha Baptist Deaf Church Up coming event: Deaf-Booth (Deaf Nation Expo)
Deaf camp in July
DBFA (Deaf Baptist Fellowship Of American)
Bring your friend and the people you know!
Pastor Steve Parker:
865 679 2401 v/t 512-410-6560
Directed by Russell Harvard.
Based on the book by L. Frank Baum.
Tickets: Student with ID and Senior Citizen $5. Adults $7.
Sponsored by Student Development.
The Texas Association for the Deaf and Miss Deaf Texas Pageant Committee host a Deaf Masquerade Gala in Austin.
Tickets: $50 per person, $95 per couple by December 31, 2010 $70 per person, $135 per couple after December 31, 2010
Attire: Black Tie
Flyer and description of roles:
To get more information or a copy of the script, e-mail Mindy Moore at vwbusmindy@PROTECTED
ASL Friends United will be proudly co-hosting ASL Rocks! again this year at Austin Community College. This year we are teaming up with Carnival-ah! to make it even more exciting.
This year award winning actress, writer, director and producer Michelle Banks will be joining us for a performance on Tuesday night at 7pm. Throughout the event, we will also highlight the work of Deaf, ASL and interpreting students from ACC and the community.
Come enjoy this FREE event! Food, Entertainment, Vendors, FUN!
Cost: $40/lunch included
Registration Deadline: April 8th, 2011
Free admission and parking.
Free children's activities.
Please visit this link for details and a map: http://deafnation.com/dnexpo/events/austin-tx/
More thrills at the Deaf Expo in Austin on April 16, 2011. We will cruise round the town or the hills on weekend.
Hope you catch us before we blast off on the road. Contact us soon.
Fred Goebel silentrumbles@PROTECTED
Each year the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities, in conjunction with local committees throughout the state, accepts nominations for media professionals and students who have produced material for the public which accurately and positively reports on individuals with disabilities, using People First language and respectful depictions.
Hosted by the University of Texas Division of Diversity and Community Engagement in partnership with Bank of America, the University of Texas College of Communications, and the University of Texas Student Government Students with Disabilities Agency. For information, contact Jo Virgil at 512-463-5740; for reservations and sponsorship info, contact Jennifer Wang at the UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.
Tickets $25 ($15 for UT students).
Dates for Fr. Tom Coughlin to lead mass for the Deaf: In the Mother Chapel at 3 pm. Optional: After church there will be social gathering in the Annex. Bring a dish to share.
June 19th: Picnic afterwards
Classes (Communion and Confirmation):
First, second, & forth Sundays each month at 10 am in the Annex next to St. Ignatius Church. 2305 Euclid Ave, Austin TX 78704
Commitment to all sessions STRONGLY recommended
Learn what advocacy means and how to best advocate for yourself through a series of workshops designed by Deaf people. Light snacks will be provided, and childcare will be provided upon request. All sessions will be conducted in ASL. Please let us know if you will need an interpreter. Attendance will be limited to 12 people.
To register: Angeline.champagne@PROTECTED or 512-410-1598 (vp)
For more information about session content, contact Shawn.sweet@PROTECTED
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Travis County Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers
Here are the requirements to participate:
It is not a beauty pageant but a Scholarship pageant. Miss Deaf Texas Pageant & Retreat will held in Houston on July 27-30, 2011.
The future Miss Deaf Texas winner will represent our proud state and participate for Miss Deaf America title in Louisville, Kentucky in 2012.
Please let Amanda Tuite know if you are interested in sponsoring the Miss Deaf Texas pageant.
Please email MDAP Director Amanda Tuite MrsTuite@PROTECTED. The latest post is: http://deaftexas.org/wp/blog/2010/11/30/2011-miss-deaf-texas-pageant/.
The Texas School for the Deaf Foundation presents "Boots & Bling," The 5th Annual Diamond Event. Get ready to kick up your heels for a brilliant evening of fine dining, exclusive entertainment and fabulous fun!
Hosted by Lone Star Deaf Disc Golf Association LSDDGA.com. Registration is now open. Seeking volunteers and now accepting applications. See the site: http://www.tx11.org/.
ACCESS FOR ALL -TEXAS SIZE! Join us for the 19th Biennial TDI Conference.
Exhibits where you can view and discuss the latest in accessible telecommunications, media and information technologies for people who are deaf, late-deafened, deaf-blind and hard of hearing.
Speakers and Workshop presenters providing authoritative information regarding access and technology.
Networking Opportunities to mingle with industry representatives, government policy makers, consumers with hearing loss and the TDI Staff and Board.
TDI Conference 2011 website:
TAD's 46th conference at SWCID in Big Spring TX June 16 to 18, 2011 Info: kweldon@PROTECTED
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