Austin Deaf Events 2015-10-01

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Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2015-10-01
Date: September 30th 2015
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 8 Oct 2015              Issue No. 212           Circulation 1200
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

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:
10/02-03 Ethical Decision Making workshop 10/03 Texas Deaf Bass Anglers Tournament 10/04 THE MARTIAN movie (OC)
10/10 Painting with a Twist (register with link below) 10/16 Deaf School Alumni PARTY Boat Ride Party 10/31 DEAFensive Driving
11/07 Opening the Gateways event

Name index:
DEAFensive Driving 10/31
Deaf School Alumni PARTY Boat Ride Party 10/16 Ethical Decision Making workshop 10/02-03 Opening the Gateways event 11/07
Painting with a Twist 10/10
Texas Deaf Bass Anglers Tournament 10/03 THE MARTIAN movie (OC) 10/04

"Ethical Decision-Making: What Can Interpreters Learn from Honey, Oysters, and Wine?" interpreter workshop October 2, 2015 at 6:30pm - 9:30pm
October 3, 2015 at 8:30am - 5:30pm
Austin Community College, Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, Austin TX 78702

To Register, click on the link.



Continuing Education: 1.1 CEU

StreetLeverage has taken to the road. Held in cities across the US, StreetTour is multi-city speaker series designed to introduce sign language interpreters to contemporary ideas that encourage reflection upon their daily work and a rethink the story of the sign language interpreter. - see more:

Presentation Description

This workshop will examine interpreters’ approach to ethical decision-making; participants will examine the history of our treatment of ethics and the organizational guidance given to RID members. Further, attendees will explore this topic by considering a wide range of ethical scenarios that are germane to us as interpreters and, perhaps more importantly, us as human beings. This workshop will assist sign language interpreters in thinking about those issues that RID as an organization should consider as it considers whether, and the extent to which, to revise its current code of Professional Conduct.

Presenter Bio

Dennis Cokely is a nationally certified interpreter and has been interpreting for over four decades. He also served two terms as president of RID. After teaching at Gallaudet for 15 years, he worked full-time at the company he co-founded — Sign Media, Inc. Dennis has published widely on various aspects of interpreting and has directed the IEP at Northeastern since 1996. He almost always thanks Patrick Graybill who was his first guide into the DEAF-WORLD, but there are those days.

Special Thanks to Our Event Partners:

Austin Community College
Nightingale Interpreting
Communication by Hand

Texas Deaf Bass Anglers Tournament
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Sam Rayburn Lake, 3967 W Recreational Rd 255, Brookeland TX

The first TDBA (Texas Deaf Bass Anglers) Tournament will be held at Sam Rayburn Lake this coming Saturday, October 3, 2015. Hotel Reservation will be at Bass Buster Inn and Entry Fee per person will be $120.00 and is 100% payout. Awards and prizes will be given out for Champion and Lunker. $100.00 cash prize will also be awarded for the Lunker winner. Bank walking is allowed as well. Make plans to come out and enjoy the challenge. This is the beginning of a fun tournament and will progress on an annual basis during the September/October month. Check out our flyers on the HBCD (Houston Bass Club of the Deaf) website Be seeing ya there!


Sunday, October 4, 2015. 12:05pm
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78749

The Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane is now showing films with open captions (OC) every Sunday. If you missed it last time, this Sunday, October 4th, we're showing THE MARTIAN in 2D with OC at 12:05pm at our Slaughter Lane location.

Get ready to be blown away by Fox's latest action-packed 3D adventure, THE MARTIAN starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kristen Wiig with a special screening of the upcoming film directed by Ridley Scott.

THE MARTIAN is the story of what happens during a manned mission to Mars, when Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible rescue mission.


Painting with a Twist
October 10, 2015. 3:30-5:30pm
North Austin

Painting with a Twist North Austin is offering a painting class on Oct 10th from 3:30-5:30pm with an ASL interpreter. I would love to have the event listed on your site. Reservations are required as this event is likely to sell out. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Here is a link to the event.

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:

DEAFensive Driving
Saturday, October 31, 2015. 9:00 am - 3:30 pm TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd, Austin TX 78704

Registration DEADLINE: October 23, 2015.

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 10/23/2015.

NOTE: Registration will not be refunded for no show later than 9:05 am. ***The door will be locked at 9:05 am -- no exceptions!*** So get there EARLY. :-)

Contact: 512-410-1598 (VP)

Please bring your ticket to class for paperwork.

Please mail or bring the following information to TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd Ste 100, Austin TX 78704, or contact 512-854-9205 (V) or 512-410-1598 (VP).


REQUESTED ACCOMMODATIONS: LUNCH OPTIONS: White or Wheat bread, and Turkey, Roast Beef, Veggie, or Tuna sandwich.

Opening the Gateways event for Deaf & Hearing Interpreting Teams Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm (tacos at 9:30) Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

Opening the Gateways: Back to the Future Deaf & Hearing Interpreting Teams

Join us for dialog and group activities facilitated by Kim McClurkan and Nancy Riley.

Who's invited? Deaf Community, Deaf and Hearing Interpreters, Agency Reps, and ITP Students.

Let's explore ways deaf and hearing teams can work together. Language used will be ASL.

This event is free, and for interpreters who want CEUs the cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the door.

To reserve a seat and pre-register, and for accessibility accommodations, email: angeline.champagne@PROTECTED


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, ALANON and NA MEETINGS (SI) ----------------------------- TCSDHH provides sign language interpreters for the following weekly meetings in Austin:

Monday AA Meeting, 6:00-7:30 pm
7517 Cameron Rd

Tuesday NA Meeting, 7:30p - 8:30p
Faith Presbyterian Church
1314 E. Oltorf (west of I-35)
(Across from Travis HS)

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

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.

Volunteer Legal Aid Services
Mondays, 6-7pm
Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell (Haskell & Comal)

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