Austin Deaf Events 2014-03-06

From: "Austin Deaf Events" <david@PROTECTED>
Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2014-03-06
Date: March 5th 2014
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 6 Mar 2014               Issue No. 193          Circulation 1145
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Deaf Blind Coffee Chat on hold until a new location found.

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 -- (New listing) Recurring Events: ASL Happy Hour, Deaf Coffee Chat, Deaf Seniors, Poker Movies Free classes at the Natural Gardener (SI by request) Event listings by title and by date

Date index:
03/08 Irish Baked Potato Dinner with trimmings 03/09 Deaf Ministry Breakfast
03/06-09 Tejas Storytelling Festival - Denton TX (SI) 03/13,14,15 LotuSIGN interprets free SXSW concert 03/14-15 48th Annual Open Bass Team Tournament 03/29 Memorial "Celebration of Life" for Richard Dale Hovinga 04/02 ASL Night presented by ASL Friends United Ongoing thru 06/06 Deaflympics and TSD

Name index:
48th Annual Open Bass Team Tournament 03/14-15 ASL Night presented by ASL Friends United 04/02 Deaf Ministry Breakfast 03/09
Deaflympics and TSD Ongoing thru 06/06 Irish Baked Potato Dinner with trimmings 03/08 LotuSIGN interprets free SXSW concert 03/13,14,15 Memorial "Celebration of Life" for Richard Dale Hovinga 03/29 Tejas Storytelling Festival - Denton TX (SI) 03/06-09

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

AA and NA MEETINGS (SI) for January 2014 TCSDHH provides sign language interpreters for the following AA and NA weekly meetings in Austin:

Tuesday NA Meeting 7:30-8:30 pm
209 W 27Th St, Dining Hall Behind Chapel, All Saints Episcopal

Wednesday AA Meeting 5:30-7:00 pm
5700 Manchaca Rd, Cherry Creek Plaza, Main Entrance

Thursday AA Meeting 5:30-7:00 pm
5700 Manchaca Rd, Cherry Creek Plaza, Main Entrance.

Saturday NA Meeting 7-8 pm
212 E Monroe, Christ's Workshop Bldg.

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)--03/20 Every 3rd Thursday 8-10:30p The ND, A block east of I-35 at Brushy & East 5th, Austin TX

DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--04/02 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.

Organizers are looking for a new location to hold this.

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:

Captioned movie trailers and search for captioned web videos:

Find subtitled movies and shows on Netflix and iTumes.

Alamo Drafthouse at the Slaughter location has Sony Caption Glasses available for all showings. Ask for them at the box office.

Deaflympics & TSD People Exhibit
Ongoing thru June 6, 2014

Texas School for the Deaf, Heritage Center & Museum, 1102 S Congress Ave, Austin TX 78704

We proudly present this exhibition to recognize and honor our amazing former and present TSD students and staff who have participated in the International Deaflympics games as athletes, coaches, and even officials.

The exhibits in the back room feature memorabilia of the Deaflympians from 1957 to 2013. They include medals, uniforms, banners, etc. The other exhibit in the front right corner of the museum focuses on our TSD icon Ruth Seeger, the only woman on the first USA track and field team in 1957 and five-time USA Women’s track and field coach from 1965 to 1989.

In 1957, the first USA team was sent to the International Games for the Deaf in Rome, Italy. Three people from TSD on the USA track and field team were Raymond Butler, Athletic Director, Ruth Seeger, a PE teacher, and Sammy Oates, a 1958. Since 1957, TSD people were at every game. As of now, the total of medals earned by both former and present students and staff is 109.

Last July at the 2013 Deaflympics held at Sofia, Bulgaria, three TSD students earned six medals. One of them is now a senior at TSD. It is believed that TSD has the most medals among the other schools for the deaf at this Deaflympics. All together there were 10 people from TSD as athletes and coaches. At this Deaflympics, Delvin Furlough, a 2009 graduate, tied with a 1974 graduate Suzy Barker’s most-medal record among the TSD athletes. They earned six medals.

When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm; and, by appointments for other times and days. For a museum tour or an appointment, please email

Tejas Storytelling Festival - Denton TX (SI) Friday-Sunday March 6 - 9, 2014
Denton TX

Featured Teller Concerts (Interpreted for the Deaf) The following storytelling performances will be interpreted for the deaf. However, arrangements can be made to have any portion of the event interpreted by sending a request to kim.lehman@PROTECTED.

Each event is $10.
Friday, March 7 – 9:00 – 10:30 am
Friday, March 7 – 7:30 – 10:00 pm
Saturday, March 8 – 7:30 – 10:00 pm
Sunday, March 9 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Free Events
Ghost Stories
Thursday, March 6
7:00 - 9:15 pm (Interpreted for the Deaf)

Family Storytelling Performance
Saturday, March 8
9:00 – 10:30 am

Sacred Tales Concert
Sunday, March 9
9:30-11:00 am (Interpreted for the Deaf)

Irish Baked Potato Dinner with trimmings March 8, 2014, Dinner at 6 pm
Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Lane, Austin, TX 78748

1st come, 1st served
Member $5, Non-member $7
Proceeds go to Club Backyard Project
Club General Meeting at 7:30 pm

Deaf Ministry Breakfast
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am Oak Hill United Methodist Church, 7815 Hwy 290 W, Austin TX 78736 (Across the street from Pinnacle Austin Community College)

The purpose is to learn about Oak Hill UMC's Deaf Ministry and to fellowship with our deaf community.

ASL Interpreted Church Services:
10:00 am - Pathways (Contemporary Service) 11:15 am - Traditional Service

Everyone is welcome!

Info: Jennifer Bryce jen@PROTECTED

Oak Hill United Methodist Church Deaf Ministry website

LotuSIGN interprets Free SXSW Concert
Th,F,Sat March 13,14,15 2014 at 6:00 - 10:00 pm Outdoor Stage at Butler Park

Los Lonely Boys, Foster the People, Snoop Dogg, Childish Gambino

48th Annual Open Bass Team Tournament
Friday-Saturday March 14 & 15, 2014, 6:30 AM to 4 PM Lake Whitney at Lake Whitney State Park

$1000 1st Place Team Winner
2nd Place Winner & down based on entry fees – (3 to 1 ratio) Team Tournament $100.00 Per Person
(Two Persons Per Boat)

Lake Whitney State Park Info/Reservation: or Call to reserve at 512-389-8900 It has 20 screened shelters – select "shelter" when making reservation online if desired.


Hosted by Texas Bass Club of the Deaf


Memorial "Celebration of Life" for Richard Dale Hovinga Saturday, March 29, 2014, 10:00 am
Texas School for the Deaf Cafeteria
ASL Night presented by ASL Friends United Wednesday, April 2, 2014 7-9 pm
ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, Austin TX 78702 Bldg 8000 Rm 8500

What is ASL Night?
It's an evening of true ASL — stories, jokes, and personal insights from some of the wonderful people that shape Austin's Deaf community.

Only $10

For more info or to volunteer:

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