Austin Deaf Events 2014-09-04

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Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2014-09-04
Date: September 3rd 2014
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 4 Sep 2014               Issue No. 199          Circulation 1192
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Congratulations to Celia Hughes, Executive Director of VSA Texas, on receiving The Governor's Trophy Award from The Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities' 2014 Lex Frieden Employment Awards.

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 Movies The University of Minnesota D-P@rk study call for participation Event listings by title and by date

Date index:
09/11 Orchid Flotilla play (SI)
09/12 Red Carpet: ASL Films feature BEYOND THE EMBERS Vol. 1 09/13 Backyard Basics Workshop (SI)
09/18 UnCut ASL Comedy Show with Kent Kennedy and Theron Parker 09/24 Fruit Production for Producers, Backyard Enthusiasts (SI)

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

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 7:00-8:00 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

DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--11/08 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.

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:

Ask at ticket window or customer service for closed caption device.

Orchid Flotilla play (SI)
Thursday, September 11, 2014. 8pm
Salvage Vanguard Theatre, 2803 E. Manor Road, Austin, TX, 78722

Visual Voice will be interpreting "The Orchid Flotilla" on Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Salvage Vanguard Theater. This unique and innovative original production for adults uses very little dialogue, with most of the story being told using physical theatre, shadow puppetry and manipulated objects.

Tickets: Sliding scale $12-$25

Red Carpet: ASL Films feature BEYOND THE EMBERS Vol. 1 Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78704

Come to the Austin Premiere of ASL Films RED CARPET (In ASL with English subtitles). Rated PG-13.

Admission $20 includes refreshments and foods. Tickets will be sold at the door if available. For tickets contact Theron Parker abcasl@PROTECTED

Net proceeds benefit ABC ASL with Dell Children’s Medical Center.

ASL Films DVDs will be available for sale.

Backyard Basics Workshop (SI)
Saturday, Sept 13, 8:30-4:00
Austin Community College south campus, 1820 W Stassney Ln Registration: $25; ($30 late and onsite) Register online:

AgriLife Extension Master Gardener volunteers and other community experts will talk about all things backyard food. We'll cover the basics of growing fruits and vegetables, as well as garden recipes (basic canning and preserving how-to's) backyard chickens, and backyard bees. See

UnCut ASL Comedy Show with Kent Kennedy and Theron Parker Thursday, September 18, 2014. 7 pm
2830 Real St, Austin TX

Tickets $20

Refreshments & Cocktails

Net proceeds benefit the ABC ASL Fund for the Dell Children's Medical Center.

Sponsored by:
VSA Texas – The state organization on arts and disability Texas Commission on the Arts
City of Austin
Cultural Arts Division – City of Austin Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

Fruit Production for Producers and Backyard Enthusiasts (SI) Wednesday, Sept 24, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Travis County Health and Human Services, 502 E Highland Mall Blvd Registration: $30; ($40 late and onsite) Register online:

Monte Nesbitt, AgriLife Extension state-wide fruit specialist will present on fruits that can be successfully grown in Central Texas: stone fruits (peaches and plums), figs, pomegranates, and blackberries; but will also cover olives and citrus. He will also discuss site selection, soils, fertilization, and pruning to sustainable production practices and dealing with particular insects and diseases. See

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