Austin Deaf Events 2016-05-05

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Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2016-05-05
Date: May 4th 2016
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 5 May 2016              Issue No. 219           Circulation 1215
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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, ALANON, and NA Meetings Churches -- Recurring Events Movies

Be sure to check the ADE Calendar or Facebook (links above), and the AAD Calendar (link below) for late breaking news.

Date index:
05/06 10th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala "Under the Big Top" 05/06, 07 Mortified
05/07 Southwest Sexual Health Alliance presents and show (SI) 05/19 Bedpost Confessions at the North Door 05/21 Volunteer with AFSP Central Texas (RSVP by 5/15) 06/04 Deaf Awareness Day at Fiesta Texas

Title index:
10th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala "Under the Big Top" 05/06 Bedpost Confessions at the North Door 05/19 Deaf Awareness Day at Fiesta Texas 06/04 Mortified 05/06, 07
Southwest Sexual Health Alliance presents and show (SI) 05/07 Volunteer with AFSP Central Texas, 05/21 (RSVP by 5/15, please)

10th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala "Under the Big Top" Friday, May 6, 2016. 6pm - 11pm
Hilton Downtown Austin, 500 E 4th St, Austin TX

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. info@PROTECTED

Mortified (SI)
Friday, Saturday May 6, 7. Shows at 7:30 and 10:30 both nights Spiderhouse Ballroom, 2906 Fruth St, Austin TX 78705

Mortified is back! And we're excited to announce: This month we are featuring our very first Deaf performer!

May 6th and 7th, show times at 7:30/10:30 on Friday and Saturday night ALL FOUR shows will be Interpreted!

Witness a night of brave, beautiful people telling stories about their lives by sharing their most mortifying childhood artifacts (diaries, letters, lyrics, poems, home movies) in front of total strangers. Equal parts comedy, theater, & therapy. Get a taste by watching the Mortified Nation documentary on Netflix!

Buy tickets online for $12 before they sell out, or you can purchase standing room only seats at the door for $15 - but don't worry! We reserve a limited number of seats near the interpreters until 5 minutes to showtime so you won't have to stand!

Follow SOULumination on Facebook to keep up with interpreted shows!

Southwest Sexual Health Alliance presents Come As You Are (SI) Saturday, May 7, 2016. 1:00 - 7:00pm
The Commons Learning Center, 2901 Read Granberry Trl Austin TX 78758

The SSHA (Southwest Sexual Health Alliance) Sexceptional Lecture Series presents New York Times bestselling author and international speaker: Dr. Emily Nagoski, author of Come as You Are: Secrets from the Science of Female Sexuality.

At the Pickle Center, Big Tex Room

5:30pm Comedy show: Have You Seen S.E.X? w/ Dr. Karen Rayne & Sam Killerman

Registration and more information at:

Bedpost Confessions at the North Door
Thursday, May 19th 8pm
The North Door, Brushy Street, Austin TX

To celebrate the May 12th release of the book “BedPost Confessions: Real Sex. Real People. Real Stories," we will celebrate all that has been confessed and unspoken.

BedPost Confessions features performances about sex, sexuality, and gender. Each show has something for everyone - including humor and wit and thought-provoking wisdom - all while providing new ways of looking at sex and relationships.

Follow SOULumination on Facebook to keep up with interpreted shows!

Volunteer with AFSP Central Texas
May 21, 2016. 9:30am - Noon
Tranquil Open Office, 620 Congress Ave, Ste 300, Austin TX 78701

Learn how you can save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Presented by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

For more information or to RSVP please email: afspctx@PROTECTED

Please RSVP by 5/13/16, and indicate accommodations you need.

Deaf Awareness Day
Saturday, June 4, 2016. 10:30 am - 9:00 pm Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio

Three ways to buy tickets:

  2. Purchase tickets in advance at the Department of American Sign Language and Interpreter Training at San Antonio College.
  3. For additional discounted tickets visit the San Antonio College table at Six Flags Fiesta Texas at the front gate on the day of the event.

For information call 210-486-1106 or

AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf (Austin Deaf Club) Events Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

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

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, April 4th and April 18th, 6-7pm Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell (Haskell & Comal)

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