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February 3, 2018 - 9am - 4pm ~
DeafBlind Support Service -
Provider (SSP) Training FREE Workshop

UNC-G School of Education Building
1300 Spring Garden St
Greensboro, NC 27412
Please register soon as possible
because there is limited seating
See flyer in pdf for more info
Christina.moore@dhhs.nc.gov
or VP, 336-541-6451


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NEWS FOR WILMINGTON
MOVIEGOERS

A New Movie Theater Just Opened Up in
Wilmington, The Pointe – 14 offers
captioning  using an infrared energy
device which is placed in your cup
holder. They also offer descriptive audio
and assistive listening devices.
Located at 2223 Blockbuster Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412

 

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Deaf NC Events for ALL of North Carolina
Deaf North Carolina Events
 2017
This site was updated on 01/20/2018 07:47 PM
Welcome to the only website of events for the Deaf and Hard of  Hearing for all of North Carolina.
If you have an event that you would like to see posted here please  go to this page
(email address is now updated)
And posting your flyers are also welcome.

Please note: Due to circumstances beyound our control and due to time limintations, website's events updates are now sheduled within weekends so please send your entries by Fridays as possible, thank you.
It will also take longer for us to post your
event if you do not submit them in the format as requested on the Event Submission Guidelines page
(email address is now updated (January 31, 2017))

~ Don't Forget ~
All Regularly Scheduled Weekly, Monthly Events, such as:
ASL Meet-Ups, Deaf Chat Coffee, Silent Dinners, and Deaf Senior  Citizens meetings are all listed on the Monthly page

Sunday church listing is also on the Monthly page

 2018
Site updated on 01/20/2018 07:47 PM
23 new events posted
Updates = 7
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ASL Winter Session Now Open
January 22 thru March 15
Mondays or Thursdays

Sign Language Classes (CSDHH)
1175 Revolution Mill Drive, Studio 15,
Greensboro, NC
Communication Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
is offering three classes with three language levels
for adults and children 12 and over with a registered adult
Classes meet for two hours once a week for eight weeks
$65 Fee
www.csdhh.org/classes

Wilmington Area
Basic American Sign Language 2018
Tuesdays: January 16, 23, & 30
March 6, 13, 20, & 27
Wilmingtion Regional Center
3240 Burnt Mill Dr, Suite 5
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-795-2714 VP?VRS or email
Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov

2018
January

January 21 10:30am ~ Ronald Mayfield
Deaf Ministry Center in Wilson NC

January 23 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Ice Skating Fun!
Greensboro Cultural Center

200 N Davie St, Greensboro, NC 27401
Friends and Families is a group for Deaf or hearing parents with Deaf or hearing children to gather for fellowship, activities, and guest speakers
Email outreachcoordinater@csdhh.org with any questions

January 25 - 5pm - 7pm ~
Annual Wilmington Community Apreciation Night

with DSDHH—Wilmington Regional Center
Brunswick Community College
 VWEC rooms 1 & 2
50 College Rd
Bolivia, NC 28422
Light refreshments will be provided. For communication access requests, contact Jamie
VanWyngaarden at 910-251-5702 or 910-338-5522 (Video Phone/Video Relay)
or email: Jamie.vanwyngaarden@dhhs.nc.gov
Please see pdf flyer for
agenda and map

January 28 - 11am ~ Ronald Mayfield
Fayetteville Deaf Church in Fayetteville NC

February
February is Black History Month
February 2 - 12pm – 1pm ~ Silent Lunch
Independence Mall Food Court
3500 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC
Everyone is welcome to this social gathering for using American Sign Language. For more
information, contact Daisy Rivenbark, deaf services specialist at 910-795-2714 VP/VRS
(Videophone/ Videophone Relay Service) or email: Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov

February 2 - 6pm – 7:30pm ~ Black History Month:
Unity and Respect within Deaf Community presentation

Tanesha Marvin Vice President of NCBDA through Webinar and Daisy Rivenbark of DSDHH
3240 Burnt Mill Suite 5, Wilmington, NC
For more information, contact Daisy Rivenbark, deaf services specialist at 910-795-2714 VP/VRS
(Videophone/ Videophone) or email: Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov
Please see flyer in pdf

February 3 - 6pm - 9pm ~ Valentine's Day Party
Burke County Deaf Club at the Morganton Recreation Social Hall
Collett Street Recreation Center; 300 Collett St, Morganton, NC
Please see flyer in fb for details

February 3 - 9am - 4pm ~ DeafBlind Support Service -
Provider (SSP) Training FREE Workshop

UNC-G School of Education Building
1300 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Please register soon as possible because
there is limited seating
Come to learn about diversity within the Deaf-Blind community and have a clear understanding of SSP/Interpreter roles and responsibilities, what is expected of them and have access tonational and state resources, etc. For more information, contact Monica McGee at 919 706-0621 (vp), 919 527- 6942 (v) or email: monica.mcgee@dhhs.nc.gov.
For accommodation request, contact Ashley Benton at 919-741-4511 vp/vrs or email
ashley.benton@dhhs.nc.gov
See flyer in pdf for more info

Christina.moore@dhhs.nc.gov
or VP, 336-541-6451

February 3, 2018 - 9am - 4pm ~
DeafBlind Support Service -
Provider (SSP) Training FREE Workshop

UNC-G School of Education Building
1300 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Please register soon as possible
because there is limited seating
See flyer in pdf for more info
Christina.moore@dhhs.nc.gov
or VP, 336-541-6451

February 13 Terp Talks
Port City Java, 5709 Oleander Dr,
Wilmington, NC

Workshop for Interpreters, 6:30 - 8pm Interpreters currently working in the field, community freelance, educational,VRS, etc. are welcome. CEUs 0.15. Cost $10 at the door. Co-sponsored by Coastal NCRID.
For more information, please contact Jamie VanWyngaarden, interpreter
services specialist at 910-251-5702 or email: Jamie.vanwyngaarden@dhhs.nc.gov

February 15
Susan B Anthony Day

February 16 - Silent Dinner
Independence Mall Food Court, 3500 Oleander Dr., Wilmington. 5:30 - 6:30pm
Everyone is welcome to this social gathering for using American Sign Language. For
more information, contact Daisy Rivenbark, deaf services specialist at 910-795-2714
VP/VRS (Videophone/Videophone Relay Service) or email:
Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov

February 17 - 5pm - ? ~ 47th Annual Huskey Valentine Party
Mark's Building
202 W Virginia Ave, Bessemer City, NC
Please see flyer in fb for details

February 17 Onslow County ASL Social
Smithfield’s, 424 Yopp Road, Jacksonville, 28540. 6pm - 8pm Note: It is not on Gum
Branch Road. For more information, contact Gideon Friant at 910-554-3743
(VP/VRS) or email: gifriant@yahoo.com

February 17 - 3pm - 9pm ~ Smokey Mountain Deaf Club
West Asheville Community Center

970 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806
Mckenzie Giurintano, Office Assistant
Mckenzie.Giurintano@dhhs.nc.gov

February 22 - 7:30pm - 10pm ~ Next to Normal
Presented by High Point Community Theater

220 East Commerce Ave, High Point, NC 27260
Go to their website for additional info, and call
the box office (336-887-3001) to purchase tickets
in the accessible section
(February 22 is the only interpreted performance)
High Point Community Theater's has not updated
their website for this event but you can still
purchase tickets for this event here

March is Woman's History Month
Audience for Deaf and/or Signing Providers
March 1 ~ 9:30am - 4pm
Trauma Informed Care and the Deaf Population
ITP students and interpreters welcome

5.5 Clinical Hours (0.55 CEs) pending
0.55 RID CEUS provided for Interpreters
Pre-registration is stronly encouraged
Presenter: Roger C. Williams
Location TBA at Montgomary AL
See flyer for details

Seminar will focus on service providers who specialize in
Deaf-related fields and the trauma that impacts the Deaf and HOH communities
including their families

March 3 - 9am - 6:30pm ~ Show Me The Music
Cape Fear Community College
411 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401

Workshop to guide through the musical
theory of interpreting songs
into Sign Language (0.8 PS CEUs)
Cost $85. Student rate $40. Co-sponsored by Coastal NCRID
For more information, please contact Jamie VanWyngaarden,
Interpreter services specialist at 910-251-5702 or email:
Jamie.vanwyngaarden@dhhs.nc.gov
Please see flyer here

 March 6, 13, 20, & 27
Wilmington Area

Basic American Sign Language 2018
Wilmingtion Regional Center
3240 Burnt Mill Dr, Suite 5
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-795-2714 VP?VRS or email
Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov

March 8 ~ Deaf Grassroots Movement Rally
in Washington, DC
This is a for raising public awareness about the on-going discrimination and language oppression that Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing people face every day. For further information: https://dgm2018.wixsite.com/tdgm
See flyer in fb
New flyer found in fb

March 8 - 11
North Carolina Deaf-Blind Association conference 2018
You can send in the registration with a deposit of $20 and
the remaining due at registration
Cost is reduced for Conference 2018 to just $100 for the
weekend plus your costs for hoteland meals
How is cost reduced? Fewer meals are included.
For 2018, only Saturday banquet dinner is included
All other meals on your own
Planning is still underway
An application will be included.
For more information, Contact Bud Clayton, President of NCDBA at 252-315-1879 or
email: BudCayton55@gmail.com. www.ncdba.org

March 13 ~ K9 Veterans Day

March 13 - 6pm ~ Hearing Loss Awareness Night
Hockey Game = $21`
Bojangles' Coliseum
2700 E Independence Blvd Charlotte, North Carolina 28205

See flyer in fb posted by
NC Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

March 16 - Silent Dinner
Independence Mall Food Court, 3500 Oleander., Wilmington
. 5:30pm - 6:30pm Everyone
is welcome to this social gathering for using American Sign Language. For more
information, contact Daisy Rivenbark, deaf services specialist at 910-795-2714 VP/VRS
(Videophone/Videophone Relay Service) or email: Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov

March 17 - Onslow County ASL Social: Credo’s Pizza and Ribs
150 Western Blvd. Jacksonville, 28546
. 6pm - 8pm For more information, contact
Gideon Friant at (910) 554-3743 or 910 554-3743 (VP/VRS) or email: gifriant@yahoo.com

March 17 - 3pm - 9pm ~ Smokey Mountain Deaf Club
West Asheville Community Center

970 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806
Mckenzie Giurintano, Office Assistant
Mckenzie.Giurintano@dhhs.nc.gov

March 29 - National Vietnam War Day

March 31 Communication Requires presentation by Lawrence Shockey
Kenansville Baptist Church, Education Building 114 Routledge Street, Kenansville.
1pm - 3:00pm He will discuss the ADA and why is Licensure Law important. You will
learn about what rights you do & don’t have under the ADA and strategies. Daisy
Rivenbark will lead the scenarios, you will have an opportunity to practice how to make
requests when it comes to an advocacy. For more information, contact Daisy
Rivenbark, deaf services specialist at 910-795-2714 VP/VRS (Videophone/ Videophone)
or email: Daisy.Rivenbark@dhhs.nc.gov
See flyer in pdf


May
May 3 - 7:30pm - 10pm ~ Legally Blonde
Presented by High Point Community Theater
220 East Commerce Ave, High Point, NC 27260
Go to their website for additional info, and call
the box office (336-887-3001) to purchase tickets
in the accessible section
(May 3 is the only interpreted performance)
High Point Community Theater's has not updated
their website for this event but you can still
purchase tickets for this event here

May 5, 2018 Golf Tournament at Winding Creek Course
Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to host
first annual golf tournament
All hearing players along with deaf and hard of hearing
are welcome to come and join the golf tournament
To sign up, please go to www.sdhhdc.org
Slide down the page to visit

 May 17 - 20 ~ Deaf Tar Heels Festival
All events are at NC east coast
(Flyer updated 12/27/17)
See flyer in fb


June
June 28 - July 1 ~ NTID’s 50th Anniversary Reunion –
Registration NOW OPEN!

(June 28 - 8:30am to July 1 12pm)
RIT/NTID
52 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623
See post in fb

 

December
December 14, 2018 - Save the Date - Anniversary Party
(Tentitive date)
Asheville Regional Center will celebrate 40 years
and DSDHH will celebrate 30 years after
becoming a Division in 1988!


2019
October

NCSD 125th Anniversary
TBD

 


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~ January 31, 2017 ~
We tried 3 different ways to go to a calendar format so you
could sync your events to your phone = no go.
This has worked before on other websites that I manage but
they just won't work on this website for some reason.
After 3 computers and 8 different browsers = strange.
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New
Listing of Hearing Looped Venues
in Asheville and Adjacent Towns
and Cities in pdf

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Do YOU know what to do
after disaster strikes?

Community Emergency Response Team
(CERT) Training provided by
Greensboro Regional Center
NC DSDHH
122 North Elm Street
Suite 900
Greensboro, NC 27401
Hands on Interactive training
Please see flyer for details
and contact info


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Living With Hearing Loss Schedule
Wilmington Area/Hosted by
DSDHH Wilmington Regional Center
Questions to Angela N Strittholt
angela.strittholt@dhhs.nc.gov

First Tuesday (monthly)
10:45am – 12pm
Willow Place
1703 Stonewall Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Second Tuesday (monthly)
3pm – 4pm
Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall
630 Carolina Bay Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Third Monday (monthly)
10:30am - 12pm
Ekklesia
405 Barbour Road
Morehead City, NC 28557

First Tuesday (monthly)
2pm – 3pm
Prestwick Village
100 Johns Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Fourth Tuesday (monthly)
10am - 11am
Alternate group date TBD
The Kempton at Brightmore
2298 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403


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