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Events: Schedule



September 2014


PLEASE HOLD THE DATES! Exciting Deaf Awareness Month events are here!

  • Thursday, Sept. 4th, 1pm - 3pm (FREE)
    The Rhode Island Office of Rehabilitation Services will provide a VR Orientation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop at Office of Rehabilitation Services, 40 Fountain Street, 1st Floor, Providence, RI. Parking: Civic Center Parking Garage, 165 Washington St., Providence (Bring ticket with you! ORS receptionist will stamp it for you). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here
    For more information about RI Office of Rehabilitation Services: www.ors.ri.gov


  • Monday, Sept. 5th, 1:30pm (FREE)
    The Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Rhode Island School for the Deaf invite you to attend a Deaf Awareness Month Kick-off at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Gym, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI. ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. This event is sponsored by RISD and RICDHH. For more information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    Kick Off Flyer - please click here
    For more information about RI School for the Deaf: www.rideaf.net
    For more information about RI Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing:
    www.cdhh.ri.gov


  • Tuesday, Sept. 9th, 6pm (FREE)
    The Rhode Island School for the Deaf Board of Trustee will have a meeting at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Cafeteria, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI. ASL Interpreter will be provided. For more information, contact Helen Edwards at hewards@rideaf.net.

    RISD BOT Meeting Flyer - please click here
    For more information about RI School for the Deaf: www.rideaf.net


  • Saturday, Sept. 10th, 3:30pm - 6:30pm (FREE)
    The Perspectives Corporation invites you and your family to attend the Family Day at Slater Memorial Park, 401 Newport Avenue, RR 1A, Pawtucket, RI, Site 13. All ages are welcome and ASL Interpreters will be provided. This event is sponsored by Perspectives Corporation and RI Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. For more information, contact Heather Niedbala at hniedbala@perspectivescorporation.com.

    Family Day Flyer - please click here
    For more information about Perspectives Corporation: www.perspectivescorporation.com


  • Wednesday, Sept. 10th, 6pm - 8pm (FREE)
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here
    For more information about Assistive Technology Access Partnership: www.atap.ri.gov


  • Saturday, Sept. 13th, 10am - 11:30am (FREE)
    Rhode Island Parent Information Network will host Coffee Chat for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing at 1210 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920. Child care and refreshments will be provided. Sign language interpreter available upon request. For more information: Email Tara Townsend, Family Support Coordinator at townsend@ripin.org or 401-270-0101 ext. 139.

    Coffee Chat Flyer - please click here
    For more information about RI Parent Information Network: www.ripin.org


  • Saturday, Sept. 13th, 2pm - 7pm (FREE)
    Bridgemark, Inc. will have a Deaf Recovery Day during the Rally4Recovery event at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main Street, Providence, RI. ASL Interpreters will be provided. For more information: Email Deb Raiche at draiche@bridgemark.org.

    Rally4Recovery Flyer - please click here
    For more information about Bridgemark, Inc: www.bridgemark.org


  • Monday, Sept. 15th, 12pm - 2pm (FREE)
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. CART Service provided upon request one week prior to seminar, by calling 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here
    For more information about Assistive Technology Access Partnership: www.atap.ri.gov


  • Wednesday, September 17th, 6pm - 9pm (FREE)
    Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing public meeting will be held at the Department of Administration Building, Conference Room A, 2nd floor, One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI. ASL interpreters and CART will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend. For information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    Public Meeting Flyer - please click here
    For more information about RI Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: www.cdhh.ri.gov


  • Thursday, September 18th, 7:30pm - 9:10pm
    The Rhode Island Association of the Deaf will host "No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie" at the Providence Place IMAX, 10 Providence Place, Providence, RI. The movie is open captioned. The tickets will be available for purchase on August 15th and the deadline for tickets is September 11th. Check it out at www.tugg.com/events/10491. For more information, contact Neil Leahey at riadtres@gmail.com.

    No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie
    Event Info: When a deaf actor who plays a superhero on television looks beyond his cape to influence a deaf boy to redefine what being "normal" means, he also finds inspiration to transform himself. Starring John Maucere and Featuring Academy Award Winner Marlee Matlin.

    Event Program - please click here


  • Saturday, Sept. 20th, 10:30am
    Corliss will host its 7th Annual 5K Walk at the Corliss Institute Grounds, 290 Main Street, Warren, RI. Registration at 10:30am and walk will take place rain or shine. Free food and drink will be provided. ASL Interpreters will be provided. For more information, to register, or to request sponsorship forms, please contact Kelly Medeiros at 401-289-2681 (or 245-2223 TTY) or email: kelly@corliss.org or visit www.corliss.org.

    5K Walk Flyer - please click here
    Walk Sponsor Sheet - please click here
    For more information about Corliss: www.corliss.org


  • Saturday, Sept. 20th, 11am (FREE)
    The Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host its annual homecoming game at the RISD soccer field, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI. For more information, contact Todd Murano at tmurano@rideaf.net.

    Homecoming Flyer - coming soon!
    For more information about RI School for the Deaf: www.rideaf.net


  • Saturday, Sept. 20th, 6pm - 12 midnight
    The Alumni Association of the Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a 50th Anniversary Reunion at West Valley Inn Banquet, 4 Blosson Street, West Warwick, RI 02893. Deadline to register is August 20th. To register, contact Co-Chairpersons: Sandra Campanale at scampanale5@gmail.com or Gloria Sobral at sapphiresky7468@aol.com. Advertisement opportunity for the Reunion Program Book is available.

    Reunion Flyer - please click here
    Registration form - please click here
    Advertisement form - please click here


  • Wednesday, Sept. 24th - TBA


  • Friday, Sept. 26th, 6pm
    Deaf Night Out RI will host a gathering at Miller's Crossing, 43 Bald Hill Road, Cranston, RI. Deaf adults, interpreters, ASL students and anyone else are all welcome. For more information, search for Deaf Night Out RI on Facebook.


  • Saturday, Sept. 27th, 9am - 5pm (FREE)
    DeafNation invites you to attend the EXPO at Reggie Lewis Center, Field House, 1350 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA. The admission is free. For more information, visit website: http://deafnation.com/dnexpo/boston-ma/.

    EXPO flyer - please click here
    For more information about DeafNation: www.deafnation.com


  • Sunday, Sept. 28th, 1pm - 3pm (FREE)
    Providence Children's Museum and Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing invite you and your family to attend the ASL story and activities for children who are deaf and hard of hearing at Children's Museum, 100 South Street, Providence, RI. ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. This event is sponsored by Providence Children's Museum, Hamilton Relay and Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. For information, contact Cathy Saunders at saunders@childrensmuseum.org.

    Children's Museum Flyer - please click here
    For more information about Providence Children's Museum: www.childrenmuseum.org
    For more information about Hamilton Relay: www.hamiltonrelay.com


October 2014

  • Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 1pm - 3pm
    The RI Office of Rehabilitation Services will provide a VR Orientation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop at Office of Rehabilitation Services, 40 Fountain Street, 1st Floor, Providence, RI. Parking: Civic Center Parking Garage, 165 Washington St., Providence (Bring ticket with you! ORS receptionist will stamp it for you). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Oct. 8th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Thursday, Oct. 16th, 8:30am - 2:30pm
    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a conference that will provide a variety of workshops that focus on working with deaf/hard of hearing children who are enrolled in Early Intervention. This conference will be an educational and networking opportunity for early intervention providers and families of deaf/hard of hearing children. Accommodations will include American Sign Language and Spanish interpreters as well as CART services. The conference, which is free, will be held at the RI School for the Deaf, 1 Corliss Park, Providence and lunch will be provided. To register for the conference, contact Michelle Florio at mflorio@rideaf.net.

    EI Conference Flyer - please click here


November 2014

  • Thursday, Nov. 6th, 1pm - 3pm
    The RI Office of Rehabilitation Services will provide a VR Orientation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop at Office of Rehabilitation Services, 40 Fountain Street, 1st Floor, Providence, RI. Parking: Civic Center Parking Garage, 165 Washington St., Providence (Bring ticket with you! ORS receptionist will stamp it for you). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Monday, Nov. 17th, 12pm - 2pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. CART Service provided upon request one week prior to seminar, by calling 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


December 2014

  • Thursday, Dec. 4th, 1pm - 3pm
    The RI Office of Rehabilitation Services will provide a VR Orientation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop at Office of Rehabilitation Services, 40 Fountain Street, 1st Floor, Providence, RI. Parking: Civic Center Parking Garage, 165 Washington St., Providence (Bring ticket with you! ORS receptionist will stamp it for you). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Dec. 10th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here




Announcements:


(Posted 8/22/14)

RICDHH Award Program 2014 - please click here

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(Posted 7/17/14)

Hamilton Relay 2014 Deaf Community Leader Award - please click here

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(Posted 5/28/14)

Hamilton Relay 2014 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award - please click here

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