Austin Deaf Events 2016-02-04

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Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2016-02-04
Date: February 3rd 2016
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 4 Feb 2016              Issue No. 216           Circulation 1204
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A new online resource website where Texas’ deaf and hard of hearing students, their families and the professionals who support them can go for assistance with Deaf education in Texas.

FYI: CANCELED - Texas Deaf Expo 2016, Houston, Sat. 3/12

HOW TO download Closed Caption / Subtitle text. If you are hard of hearing, Deaf, or prefer to read rather than watch a video, this is for you! There is a terrific service at where you can submit the URL of a video, then watch the video with synchronized captions to the side, or click a Download button to get the text stream all at once. NOTE, this does require that the video have either automatic or manually pre-made captions.

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

??Where are the December holiday party events?? Be sure to check the ADE Calendar or Facebook (links at top), and the AAD Calendar (link below) for late breaking news.

Date index:
02/03, 10, 20 TRIBES (SI)
02.05 BIAS: An Ethical Approach - CODA workshop 02/05,06 IF Gathering for Women's Conference (SI) 02/07 THE REVENANT (OC)
02/12 Have A Heart – Cocktails at the 360 02/13 ASL Immersion Fair
02/13 Dr. Marty Klein's Sexceptional Lecture! (SI) 02/13 Intro to Cinematic ASL
02/20 DEAFensive Driving (SI)
02/21 Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language video 02/26 Deaf Community Outreach Dinner

Name index:
ASL Immersion Fair 02/13
BIAS: An Ethical Approach - CODA workshop 02/05 Dr. Marty Klein's Sexceptional Lecture! (SI) 02/13 Deaf Community Outreach Dinner 02/26
DEAFensive Driving 02/20
Have A Heart – Cocktails at the 360 02/12 IF Gathering for Women's Conference (SI) 02/05,06 Intro to Cinematic ASL 02/13
Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language video 02/21 THE REVENANT (OC) 02/07
TRIBES (SI) 02/03, 02/20, 02/20

"Tribes" (SI)
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 7:30PM - Post Show Discussion - Signed & Open Caption Performance Wed, Feb 10, 2016 7:30PM - Post Show Discussion - Signed & Open Caption Performance Sat, Feb 20, 2016 2:30PM - Signed & Open Caption Performance Zach Scott Topher Theater, 1510 Toomey Rd, Austin TX 78704

"As the only deaf member of his sharp-tongued British family, sweet-natured Billy has spent much of his life feeling out of place. But when he meets a young woman on the brink of deafness, he finds out what it means to belong for the first time. This provocative and touching play is as much about the tyranny of language, as it is about the challenge of not being able to hear it. ZACH's production will be staged on our Kleberg Stage starring deaf, Austin actor Russell Harvard, who won a 2012 Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance, and garnered Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lucille Lortell Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor."

Call Zach Theater and ask for seats in the interpreted section. (There is a discount. Not sure how much) Phone (512) 476-0541

BIAS: An Ethical Approach - CODA workshop Friday, February 5, 2016, 1pm - 7pm
Texas School for the Deaf Multipurpose Room


IF Gathering for Women's Conference (SI) Feb 5 and 6
Freedom Fellowship in New Braunfels

Interpreted Christian gathering for all women (high school girls included) to join together to learn how to live like Jesus did.

For more information:

Alamo Drafthouse, 1120 South Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78704 Sunday 2/7/2016, 11:15 a.m.

Hugh Glass (Leonardo Dicaprio) is a trapper who is mauled by a bear and left for dead by his companions, who rob him and murder his son in THE REVENANT. His will to live fueled by his need for reprisal, Hugh braves elements and the other dangers of 1820's Dakota Territory to exact his revenge on the man (Tom Hardy) who took his son's life.

Based on the novel of the same name, THE REVENANT is the true story of a vengeful frontiersman who will stop at nothing to reach the men who betrayed him, and helmed by the Oscar-winning visionary Alejandro González Iñárritu, who also brought us BIRDMAN.

This film has been nominated for these Academy Awards: Best Picture
Best Actor (Leonardo Dicaprio)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Tom Hardy) Cinematography
Best Director
Film Editing
Production Design
Sound Editing
Sound Mixing
Visual Effects
Costume Design
Makeup And Hairstyling


Have A Heart – Cocktails at the 360 - TSD Foundation Fundraiser Friday, February 12, 2016, 6-9pm
360 Nueces St, 9th floor

TSD Foundation’s 3rd annual cocktail party

The breathtaking skyline views from the 9th-floor terrace of the Austin 360 highrise will provide a stunning backdrop for this inspiring evening.

Throughout the evening, your hearts will be warmed by tantalizing cocktails from the bar, delicious canapés crafted by the TSD Culinary Arts Students, and delectable desserts from Princess and Moose’s Sister Bakery. Hearts and souls alike will be soothed by the music of the music of Angelic Strings.

Tickets: $75
Space is limited. Purchase by February 5th.

Hosts: Our hosts, Alex and Toni Abadi, have been generous supporters of Texas School for the Deaf and the Foundation for many years. In 2012, Toni and Alex were named Partners of the Year for their continued commitment to the students of TSD.

Parking: Free parking and shuttle service provided from Texas School for the Deaf (1102 South Congress) to the 360 Condos.

CSD Communication by Hand Mark Seeger and Jeff Harper Stephanie and Arturo Elizondo
Contact Carol Richards, Executive Director, TSDF carol@PROTECTED or 512.462.575

ASL Immersion Fair
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 2pm-6pm
ACC Riverside Campus (RVSF-8100)

ACC Internship Program invites you to join us for a fun afternoon with games, bingo, raffle prizes, and socializing in ASL! $5 entry fee includes your first 5 raffle tickets, and all children 12 and under get in FREE! ACC’s ASL students will be able to receive credit hours for class.

*Questions: contact Lauren.Thompson3@PROTECTED All proceeds go toward 2016 internship program.

Intro to Cinematic ASL
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10am - Noon ACC SBA Campus, 1820 W Stassney Ln, Room 1130


Dr. Marty Klein's Sexceptional Lecture! (SI) Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. 12:15pm
Doubletree by Hilton, 1617 N I-35, Austin TX 78702

REGISTER by 1/28 to get a discounted price.

12:15pm - Sex Nerd Trivia (with giveaways!) 1:15pm - Free AASECT Social (with chocolate fountain!) 2pm - Lecture Begins

Calling all sex geeks, mental health professionals and sexual health professionals! Come for the trivia and giveaways, stay for the info! This event would make a GREAT Valentines Day date! See more at:

Regular price $50 ($100 if you need professional CEU's), Register by 1/28 with the code Bedpost15off and join for only $35 per ticket!

Sign language interpreting provided by SOULumination Please RSVP at SOULuminationinterpreters@PROTECTED so we can track the Deaf attendees. Thank you!

Facebook event:

Tickets and more information:

DEAFensive Driving (SI)
Saturday February 20, 2016, 9:00am-3:30pm TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd, Austin TX 78704

Cost: $40/lunch included

Registration DEADLINE: Feb 12, 2016

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. Travis County Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (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 1/22/16.

NOTE! Registration will not be refunded for No Show later than 9:05. ***The door will be locked at 9:05 am – no exceptions!*** Contact us: 512-854-9205 (v) or 512-410-1598 (vp).

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

DEAFensive Driving Registration Form

Full Name:


City/State/Zip Code:


Requested Accommodations:

Pre-payment Option: Cash / Money Order

Lunch Options: Thundercloud Subs

Turkey, Roast Beef, Ham, Cheese, Tuna, Chicken Salad, American Classic (ham, salami & bologna), bread White or Wheat

Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language video Sunday Feb 21, 2016, 1pm to 4pm
Payne House, St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church

Light refreshments will be served.

Facebook: St. Ignatius Deaf Ministry
Email: deafministry@PROTECTED

Deaf Community Outreach Dinner
Calvary Baptist Church, 1906 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, San Marcos, TX Friday, February 26, 2016. 6pm

Calvary Baptist Church is hosting a "deaf community" dinner February 26th at 6:00PM.

The church is interested in providing services, programs, and outreach to the deaf community of Buda, Kyle, San Marcos, New Braunfels, and surrounding areas.

If interested or just curious please come. Make new friends and enjoy a nice meal.

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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