Austin Deaf Events 2015-05-07

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Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2015-05-07
Date: May 6th 2015
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 7 May 2015             Issue No. 207            Circulation 1196
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HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!! - Sunday, May 10th

In this issue...
(OC) Open Captions; (SI) Sign Interpreted, (SI*) Sign Interpreted if requested in advance; (VI) Voice Interpreted
Event listings by date, and by title AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf - April events AA and NA Meetings Churches -- Recurring Events Movies

Date index:
05/06 DEAF PEOPLE IN HAVANA - Free Film Screening & Fundraiser 05/07 Active Shooter Preparedness
05/09 IDP Gives back to Senior Citizen Community 05/09 Interpreting ASL Comedy!
05/17 8th Annual TSD Ranger Triathlon
10/16 Deaf School Alumni PARTY Boat Ride Party

Name index:
8th Annual TSD Ranger Triathlon 05/17
Active Shooter Preparedness 05/07
DEAF PEOPLE IN HAVANA - Free Film Screening & Fundraiser 05/06 Deaf School Alumni PARTY Boat Ride Party 10/16 IDP Gives back to Senior Citizen Community 05/09 Interpreting ASL Comedy! 05/09

DEAF PEOPLE IN HAVANA - Free Film Screening & Fundraiser Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Doors open at 5pm. Movie at 7pm R.L. Davis Auditorium, Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 S Congress Ave, Austin TX 78704

Free Documentary Screening: "Deaf People in Havana" with Joel Barish

  • Unique Cuban food will be available until 6:15pm
  • Screening begins at 7:00pm
  • Q&A with Joel Barish and Andres Otalora to follow

FREE! Donations appreciated to support Texas School for the Deaf’s International Studies.

Joel Barish, is an avid traveler who has visited more than 80 countries around the world. Like no other country he’s seen before, Joel takes you on a unique visual journey through Havana, Cuba and the beauty of Deaf people within its culture.


Active Shooter Preparedness
Thursday, May 7, 2015. 7pm
Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

Run: Can you safely escape?
Hide: Is there a good place to hide?
Fight: Will you take out the shooter?

Training hosted by Austin Association of the Deaf and provided by Austin Police Department Sgt. Steve Jones.

Awareness and Preparation. Take time to understand your surroundings and environment before an emergency occurs.

Ask youself, "What if?" questions and develop a plan.

For questions email aadclubevents@PROTECTED

Interpreting ASL Comedy!
Saturday, May 9, 2015. 9a - 1p
ACC Eastview Campus, Bldg 8000, Rm 8111, 3401 Webberville Rd, Austin TX

Interpreter workshop by Kent Kennedy.

Interpreting comedy can be a difficult task. Come find out the nuances of voicing ASL comedy! As a seasond ASL comedian, Kent will offer tips, tricks, and instruction for both new and experieinced interpreters to help the non-signing audience be involved as much as the Deaf audience.

Can't make it to the workshop? It will also be live-streamed and archived!!

Register at Questions? Contact brittguilbeau@PROTECTED

CEUs sponsored by Signs of Development--0.4 BEI/RID CEUs pending All proceeds go to ACC's ASL IT Department's 2015-2016 Internship Program.

IDP Gives back to Senior Citizen Community Saturday, May 9th, 2015, 11am - 1pm
La Vista Deaf Retirement Community, 1615 Redwood Road San Marcos, Texas 78666

IDP (Interpreters with Deaf Parents) is launching a spring clean-up and replanting in La Vista Deaf Retirement Community’s beloved Memory Garden that is dedicated to loved ones, past & present.

Volunteers are enthusiastically donating time, material, labor, and plants for this event. Among the volunteers are those who are knowledgeable of plants best suited for local climate concerns.

(VOLUNTEERS: please bring your own tools! La Vista staff tools won't be available.)

Joining the group of workers will also be members of AID, KODA, and the Austin Deaf Club. A wonderful way to show how much the Senior Citizen Community is cherished.

Following the spring cleaning IDP will host a picnic for the residents of La Vista. IDP is proud to announce that Communication By Hands will be the corporate sponsor for this picnic.

Donation’s to La Vista’s Food Pantry are also being collected - non-perishable foods.

IDP is working with local agencies to conduct food pantry drives 4 times a year – Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.

Check with Austin area interpreting agencies for drop-off locations.

8th Annual TSD Ranger Triathlon
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Texas School for the Deaf

Sign up to volunteer here:

Hello! We are hosting our 8th annual TSD Ranger Triathlon and as always, we need super duper fabulous volunteers like you! Want a cool shirt, yummy breakfast, and cheer our participants on? Sign up and make a day of it!

Volunteers needed on both Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th

Any questions, email me at tsdrangervolunteer@PROTECTED Hope to see you there! -Sarah, Nick & The Ranger Triathlon Team

Deaf School Alumni PARTY Boat Ride Party Friday, October 16, 2015, 5pm
LCRA, 3700 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin TX

Alumni Party at Lake Austin on October 16, 2015.

A Nice Wheel-Paddle Boat – up to 220 people!!!

$65 per person: Four-hour boat ride, BBQ food: brisket & chicken, ranch-style beans, potato salad, cole slaw, iced tea, water, soda, unlimited beer/wine AND unlimited margarita. LIMIT TO: 220 people.

Meet at LCRA Headquarters, 3700 Lake Austin Blvd at 5:00PM – Board boat at 6:00PM – Boat ride starts at 6:15PM.

If you’re late, the boat will not return to you! So be on time and we all will have fun!

Deadline for ordering Boat Party tickets is MAY 15, 2015.

Watch more details at Ronny’s video on YouTube at

For more information, contact Chairman Ronny Taylor, at RonnyRTaylor@PROTECTED.

Alumni boat party 2015 flyer:

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

APRIL Events at the Austin Deaf Club
Wednesday, April 1; Safeplace workshop 4:30-7 pm Saturday, April 3; Mexican Train 7 pm; Poker League 8 pm Saturday, April 4; TINGO 8 pm
Tuesday, April 7; TSD Committee Update 6 pm Wednesday, April 8; Safe Place workshop 4:30 - 7 pm Thurs-Sun, April 9-11; Texas Association of the Deaf Conference Friday, April 10; TX Latino Council of the Deaf & HH 6 pm; Poker League 8 pm Saturday, April 11; National Flag Football Meeting 11 am - 5 pm Dinner by Mini Deaf Olympics 5 pm; General Meeting 7:30 pm Bank Night Sunday, April 12; KODAustin 12 pm - 3 pm Wednesday, April 15; Safe Place Workshop 4:30 - 7 pm Friday, April 17, OPEN PARTY 7 pm
Saturday, March 21; OPEN PARTY 7 pm; Poker League 8 pm Sunday, April 19; ADBA Meeting 1 - 4 pm Friday, April 24; OPEN PARTY 7 pm
Saturday, April 25; OPEN PARTY 7 pm; Poker League 8 pm Sunday, April 26; KODA Heart 8 am - 4 pm

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

--- AA and NA MEETINGS (SI) ------------------------------------- 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

---- RECURRING EVENTS -------------------------------------------

DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--12/03 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.

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

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