Austin Deaf Events 2013-06-06

From: "Austin Deaf Events" <david@PROTECTED>
Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2013-06-06
Date: June 5th 2013
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
6 June 2013               Issue No. 184          Circulation 1088

Announcements - Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act - new website

Marianna Craig reports that there is a new interpreter agency in Austin that focuses on performance interpreting as well as Deaf produced theater/events. Visual Voice Interpreting, vvinterpreting@PROTECTED, 512-809-0277.

Flag Day, Friday, June 14
Father's Day, Sunday, June 16
Summer Solstice, Friday, June 21

In this issue...
(OC) Open Captions; (SI) Sign Interpreted, (SI*) Sign Interpreted if requested in advance; (VI) Voice Interpreted

AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf
AA and NA Meetings
Churches -- Recurring Events: ASL Happy Hour, Deaf Coffee Chat, Deaf Seniors, Poker, Visual Yoga Movies
Free classes at the Natural Gardener (SI by request) REI Austin-Downtown Outdoor School Classes (SI) Event listings by title and by date

Date index:
06/06, 09 Blood, Sweat and Cheers (SI) 06/08 DEAFensive driving
06/08 Memorial service honoring Dr. Nathie Marbury 06/08 Spaghetti dinner at the Austin Deaf Club 06/13 Circus Girl (SI)
06/13 Green Thumb Series: What's Eating My Plants (SI*) 06/19 2013 Deaf Women United Conference (San Antonio) 06/28, 29 SkyCandy presents "The Circus" (SI) 07/20 Rainbow Night Party

Title index:
2013 Deaf Women United Conference (San Antonio) 06/19 Blood, Sweat and Cheers (SI) 06/06, 09 Circus Girl (SI) 06/13
DEAFensive driving 06/08
Green Thumb Series: What's Eating My Plants (SI*) 06/13 Memorial service honoring Dr. Nathie Marbury 06/08 Rainbow Night Party 07/20
SkyCandy presents "The Circus" (SI) 06/28, 29 Spaghetti dinner at the Austin Deaf Club 06/08

AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf (Austin Deaf Club) Events

Fridays 7pm - 1am, Saturdays 7pm - 2am. Happy Hour 7 - 10pm Fridays and Saturdays for members only. Admission: $5 for non-members
Where: Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

Social Affairs: Marilyn Swanson, AADsecretary@PROTECTED Newsletter: Deb Kuglitsch, austindeafclub@PROTECTED

ADCPL - Austin Deaf Club Poker League (every Friday till May 2013)

TCSDHH provides sign language interpreters for the following AA and NA weekly meetings in Austin:

Mon 6:00-7:30pm: AA, Grace United Methodist, 205 E Monroe Tues 7:30-9:00pm: NA, All Saints Episcopal dining hall, 209 W 27th Wed 5:30-7:00pm: AA, Cherry Creek Plaza main entrance, 5700 Manchacha Rd Sat 7:00-8:30pm: NA, Christ's Workshop Bldg, 212 E Monroe Sat 8:00-9:30pm: AL-ANON, Timberline Office Condos Bldg 7-#703, 2525 Wallingwood

You can contact the Austin AA Hill County Intergroup at: 24-hour hotline 512-444-0071(v) or

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:

CHURCH SERVICES for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Please see

Austin Deaf Club Poker League:

BedPost Confessions (SI)--06/20 Every 3rd Thursday 8-10:30p The ND, A block east of I-35 at Brushy & East 5th, Austin TX

Note new day ...
DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--06/05, 07/03 Every 1st Wednesday, 1-4pm Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca, Austin TX 512-448-0787, TDD: 512-462-2853

Deaf Chat Coffee schedule for Austin area: Open to everyone (deaf, hearing) with an interest in ASL.


  • STARBUCKS COFFEE (Central)-- 06/15 Every 3rd Saturday. 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!
  • Hosts: Hosts: Staci Miller and Doug Rollins doug.rollins@PROTECTED

DEAFNESS RESOURCE SPECIALIST available by appointment. TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd #100, Austin TX 78704. Contact: Brian Determan DeafnessRS7a@PROTECTED or 512-410-1786.

Saturdays Noon - 1 pm
Total Wellness Austin, 4220 West William Cannon (between Randall's and PTerry's), Ste 130, Austin TX 78749 A yoga class in ASL only. Deaf people, ASL students, Interpreting students, people with knowledge in ASL are all welcome. $20/drop-in.


Find captioned movies by zipcode or city:

Captioned movie trailers and search for captioned web videos:

Find subtitled movies and shows on Netflix and iTumes.

Free Classes at the Natural Gardener
8648 Old Bee Cave Rd, Austin TX 78735

If you would like sign language interpretation, please contact rosina@PROTECTED at least one week in advance. Volunteer interpretation provided courtesy of ACC students and others.

All classes are about 1 hour long, except where noted. Classes subject to change. Please call first to confirm. Classes are held outdoors under an open air canopy ("The Revival Tent") - please dress for the weather. Arrive early for best seating. You are welcome to bring your own chair. If possible, please park on Bell Drive, adjacent to the Tent.

June 8 at 9 am - Pat Dillon, General Manager of Submatic Drip Systems, and David Becerra, Drip System Specialist, teach us how to "Water Efficiently Using Drip Irrigation."

June 15 at 9 am - Ellen Zimmerman, of Austin School of Herbal Studies and EZ Herbs, presents "Be Water-Wise with Herbs!"

June 22 at 9 am - Jeff Ferris, Horticulturist at the Natural Gardener, ACC Instructor, and cofounder of Neighborhood Harvest Project (, presents "Keyhole, Mandala, and Wicking Gardens: Different Approaches to Raised Bed Gardening."

June 29 at 9 am - Rosina Newton, Horticulturist and Education Coordinator at The Natural Gardener, presents "Organic Pest Control 101."

July 13 at 9 am - Colleen Dieter of Red Wheelbarrow (<>) presents "Native Landscape Maintenance 101."

July 20 at 9 am - Pat Merkord, Executive Director of Native Prairies Association of Texas, teaches us about "Native Prairie Habitats of Texas"

September 14 at 9 am - Betsy Ross and J.R. Builta of Sustainable Growth Texas ( present "The Benefits of Getting Life in Your Soil."

REI Austin-Downtown Outdoor School Classes (SI) REI, 601 N Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78703

REI Austin-Downtown Outdoor School Classes offers free, sign interpreted classes. For details and to register see:

6/4/2013 Benefits of "Barefoot Walking" 6/11/2013 The Diversity of Ghana
6/17/2013 Lightweight Backpacking Basics 6/25/2013 Nature's Gym: Triathlon Basics

Fiesta Texas Deaf Awareness Day
Saturday June 1, 2013, 10:30 am to 9:00 pm Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 17000 IH-10 W, San Antonio TX 78257 Tickets $30.30 tax included.

DEAFensive Driving
Saturday, June 8, 2013. 9am - 3pm
TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd, Austin TX 78704

Cost: $40/lunch included

Registration Deadline: May 31st, 2013

Are you interested in taking a defensive driving course to reduce the cost of your insurance or to dismiss a speeding ticket? Here's the place. TCSDHH will be sponsoring "Texas Friendly Defensive Driving Schools" to teach a class for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participants. Interpreters will be provided. Please request additional accommodations and complete pre-registration and payment by 5/31/13.

Note: Registration will not be refunded for no shows.

**Please bring your ticket to the class for paperwork.

DEAFensive Driving Registration

Full Name:

City State Zip:
Requested accommodations: Reason for taking the class: Ticket Dismiss / Reduce Insurance Pre-payment Option: Cash / Money Order Lunch Options: Turkey - Roast Beef - Veggie (White/Wheat)

Please mail or bring registration to TCSDHH 2201 Post Rd #100 Austin TX 78704 Or contact us: 512-854-9205 (v) or 512-410-1598 (vp)

Memorial service honoring Dr. Nathie Marbury Sat, June 8, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
ACC, 1212 Rio Grande, Austin TX 78701

12:30 to 1:30pm Memorial Service | Mainstage Theater 2nd Floor 1:30 to 2:00pm Tree Planting Ceremony | Building 3000

We encourage all to wear purple attire, as this was Nathie's favorite color!

Spaghetti dinner at the Austin Deaf Club Saturday, June 8, 2013. 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

Member $5, non-member $7. Proceeds go to Club landscaping project. 1st come, 1st served.

Club general meeting at 7:30 pm.

Blood, Sweat and Cheers (SI)
ASL interpreted performances Thursday June 6 at 8 pm and Sunday June 9 at 4 pm Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd, Austin TX 78722 Ticket reservations: Roy Janik at 512-638-7265 and Tickets $15-20

In Blood, Sweat and Cheers, 17-year-old June Davis returns to her old cheer gym, the notoriously competitive Austin Cheer Depot, after an abrupt two-year sabbatical. While some of her old teammates are happy for her return, rival and cheer captain Kennedy Campbell is not pleased. June battles her teammates, her parents, her coaches, her best friend James, and herself to make it to the top...but is being the best worth losing everything?

Circus Girl (SI)
ASL interpreted performance Thursday June 13 at 7:30 pm The Museum of Human Achievement, Springdale and Lyons-next to The Blue Genie and the Blue Theater, Austin TX 78702
Ticket prices that night are pay what you can!

Circus Girl takes you on a journey through America during the 1890s—from Kansas City to Chicago to Denver. It is the story of Circus Girl, a young performer who has lived in the circus or vaudeville her entire life. She knows very little about the outside world, and suddenly has to fend for herself in rapidly changing and precarious surroundings. Through the eyes of Circus Girl this challenging new play shows an epic struggle between fantasy and reality that also reflects the problems and turmoils we face in 2013.

2013 Deaf Women United Conference: Visualize, Innovate, Act Wednesday, June 19, 2013
San Antonio TX

Hosted by Deaf Women of Texas, an affiliate chapter of Deaf Women United. Cost: Varies; Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit

SkyCandy presents "The Circus" (SI) ASL interpreted performances Friday June 28 at 8 pm and Saturday June 29 at 2 pm and 8 pm The Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W 18th St, Austin TX 78701 Ticket prices range from $15-35 and can be purchased at

The Circus, Sky Candy’s fifth theatrical production, explores the struggles of a turn-of-the-century American circus. The Circus is set in 1890 and follows the story of young girl who gets more than she bargains for when she runs away to join the struggling Piccolo’s Acrobatic Circus Review of the South, featuring the Sideshow and Animal Extravaganza.

Rainbow Night Party
Saturday, July 20, 2013. 7pm
Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

Everyone is welcome! $3/member, $5/non-member

  • Dress in rainbow colors
  • Music . Dance . Games
  • Snacks
  • Gift cards . Door prizes
  • No children, please.

Proceeds benefit Austin Deaf Club and Backyard Project.

Info: Irma Cardenas icewokie@PROTECTED

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