AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS http://austindeafevents.com/ 7 Apr 2016 Issue No. 218 Circulation 1215 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Calendar: http://austindeafevents.com/calendar Archive: http://austindeafevents.com/archives (Un)Subscribe: http://austindeafevents.com/subscribe Facebook: http://facebook.com/AustinDeafEvents 2,406 Likes Twitter: http://twitter.com/AusDeafEvents
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04/07 ASL Night
04/07,08,09 LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
04/09 Soft Skills Interpreter Workshop 04/10 Liturgical Prayers in ASL - mini retreat part 2 04/17 Goonga Pehelwan documentary (OC) 04/30 DEAFensive Driving (Registration DEADLINE 04/22!) 05/06 10th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala "Under the Big Top" 06/04 Deaf Awareness Day at Fiesta Texas
10th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala "Under the Big Top" 05/06 ASL Night 04/07
Deaf Awareness Day at Fiesta Texas 06/04 DEAFensive Driving 04/30 (Registration DEADLINE 04/22!) LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS 04/07,08,09
Goonga Pehelwan documentary (OC) 04/17 Liturgical Prayers in ASL - mini retreat part 2 04/10 Soft Skills interpreter workshop 04/09
ASL Night provides Deaf/ASL performers, including comedy, story, jokes, and poem. Hosted by ACC ASL Friends United.
Special guest is coming.
The TSD Performing Arts Program premieres its annual high school production - Little Shop of Horrors - on stage at 7:00 pm in the school’s auditorium at 1102 South Congress Avenue.
Three performances; voice interpreted.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
April 7, 8 & 9, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
R.L. Davis Auditorium, Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704
For tickets, reservations, and/or group sales coordination please contact gabrielle.nocciolino@PROTECTED by 6:00 p.m., Tuesday April 5.
Students/Sr. Citizens $5
Children 5 and under FREE
Tickets may be reserved and picked up through Will Call the evening of the performance and must be paid for with exact change or check payable to: TSD Performing Arts Program.
We will accept reservations via email until 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 5th, 2016. All ticket purchases after 6:00 p.m., April 5th should be made at the door for General Admission.
Advisory Caution: This production includes the use of strobe lights and high wattage special effects. Additionally, please use discretion in the attendance of your child as this production includes dramatized, on stage death.
*** Performances recommended for ages 10+.
Please visit: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/performingarts for more information.
Join Austin Interpreters for the Deaf for a dynamic look at "Soft Skills & Ethical Behavior - How they influence each other". Definitions of soft skills, hard skills, ethics, morals and boundaries will be reviewed. Activities are drawn from real world scenarios, including topics such as confidentiality, professionalism, and ethical business practices. This is a powerful workshop for interpreters at all stages, so don't miss it!
Presented entirely in ASL; no English interpretation provided.
Register at EventBrite: http://tinyurl.com/AIDsoftSkills
Supporting member $20
Voting member $30
0.3 CEUs on Ethics
Free parking in garage.
Presented by Lauri Metcalf, the chair of the ASL and Interpreter Training program at San Antonio College.
For refund policy and requests for accommodations: contact austin.interpretersvp1@PROTECTED
Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language: Basic Congregational Responses in the Mass
Light refreshments will be served.
Join us to watch this invaluable ASL video on Mass apsects of liturgical prayers. http://www.ncod.org/resources
46 min/ India/Documentary / Hindi with English subtitles
Goonga Pehelwan is a documentary that follows India’s most successful deaf athlete on his quest to reach the Rio Olympics 2016 and become only the second deaf wrestler in the history of the Olympics to do so.
Cost: $40/lunch included
Registration Deadline: April 22, 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. 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 4/22/16. Note: Registration will not be refunded for no show later than 9:05. ***The door will be locked at 9:05 am – no exceptions!***
**Please bring your ticket to the class for paperwork.**_
DEAFensive Driving Registration
Pre-payment Option: Cash / Money Order
Lunch Options: Thundercloud Subs
Turkey - Roast Beef - Ham - Cheese - Tuna - Chicken Salad - American Classic (ham, salami & bologna) White - Wheat Cookie Chips
Please mail or bring registration to:
2201 Post Rd #100, Austin TX 78704
Or contact us at: 512-854-9205 (v) or 512-410-1598 (vp)
Step * Right * Up
To the greatest school on Earth!
In an ever-changing world, helping our children learn to be citizens of the world is our responsibility. To fulfill this need, Texas School for the Deaf offers educational, technical, and life-enriching programs that enhance opportunities, encouraging our students to dream.
When you support the Texas School for the Deadf Foundation you are helping to bring excellence in education to the deaf and hard-of-hearing children in Texas, so their dreams can come true.
Hurry, Hurry. Come one, come all!
5:00 VIP Reception. Pre-event for Sponsors and Guests
6:00 Cocktails, Silent Auction
7:00 Dinner course with wine pairings prepared by TSD Culinary Art students and Hilton Chef and Staff. 8:00-11:00 Live auction, Fund-A-Need carnival games. Magicians * Stilt Walkers * Jugglers * Carnival Games * Basketball Throw * Wheel of Fortune * Wine Toss
$125 a person
Presented by the Texas School for the Deaf Foundation.
Attire: Austin Chic
Parking: Hilton Garage or Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez.
Three ways to buy tickets:
For information call 210-486-1106 or http://www.alamo.edu/sac/asl
The Austin Deaf Clubhouse is closed for renovations, and expected to reopen sometime in April, but the backyard will be open: Every Monday night we will have outdoor TV to watch Nyle Di Marco (Top Model winner) on Dancing With the Stars, from 6:30 til 9 pm. Friday nite Deaf poker league at 8pm in the Pavilion in back of the club house. --Fred Newberry, AAD event coordinator, aadclubevents@PROTECTED
Admission: $5 for non-members
--- AA, ALANON and NA MEETINGS (SI) ----------------------------- TCSDHH provides sign language interpreters for the following weekly meetings in Austin:
Monday AA Meeting, 6:45-8:15 pm
Lakeway Community Ecumenical Church, 2203 Lakeway Blvd, Lakeway TX 78734
Wednesday AA Meeting 5:45-7:15 pm
Western Trail, 1800 Fortview Rd, Austin TX
You can contact the Austin AA Hill County Intergroup at: 24-hour hotline 512-444-0071(v) or http://www.austinaa.org/.
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: http://doda.nefsis.com/doda
---- CHURCH SERVICES for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing ----------- Please see http://austindeafevents.com/church.html
---- 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: http://happy.deafcoffee.com/austin-tx/ 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, April 4th and April 18th, 6-7pm Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell (Haskell & Comal)
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Ask at ticket window or customer service for closed caption device.
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