It’s time, friends and foes! A time to rise up, unite resources, build support, educate and especially be “heard” by those who live in Houston. Although Houston is the 4th largest city in the US, we have yet to see a central hub where Houstonians can find a variety of useful information in one place. HoustonDeafNetwork.com will do its best to fill in the missing gaps and help you fulfill your needs. But wait, there’s more than just providing you information… continue »
I AM LOOKING FOR A DEAF SOCIAL IN THE NORTH SPRING/WOODLANDS AREA. IS ANYONE INTERESTED IF I START ONE? PLEASE LET ME KNOW BECAUSE MY DAUGHTER AND I ARE VERY INTERESTED IN MEETING NEW DEAF FRIENDS (MY DAUGHTER IS DEAF, SHE IS 25 YEARS OLD) AND I AM HEARING BUT FLUENT IN ASL.
JANE – firstname.lastname@example.org
This post was submitted by JANE.RespondBy Incognito | Apr.14, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center is having a movie on April 25, 2014 at 7pm. The name of the movie is “Last Ounce of Courage”.
We will have a Hot Dog plate with drink for $5.00.
Come and enjoy watching the movie.
Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center
9920 Long Point Rd
Houston, Texas 77055
LBDCC Office – 832-413-6266 VP
Houston Bass Club of the Deaf, Inc is happy to once again be host the 5th Annual Crawfish Event to be held on SUNDAY, June 8, 2014 from 10 am to 4pm at continue »
This post was submitted by James Northcutt.RespondBy James Northcutt | Apr.14, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Articles,Community
The Houston Bass Club of the Deaf, Inc, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1968 to promote education, social and sportsmanship to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Bass Anglers continue »
This post was submitted by James Northcutt.RespondBy Travone | Apr.14, 2014 | Filed in: Articles,Interpreter
Michelle Wood will be presenting a workshop on how to interpret for math. This will be a great workshop for those who are interested in educational interpreting, as well as to gain more knowledge about signs used in math. CEU’s will be offered! continue »
This post was submitted by Travone.RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Apr.07, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Support
Saturday, April 12, 2014
2 Pm to 5 Pm
Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church
9920 Long Point Rd, Houston, TX 77055
For more information: text Kathy at 469 338-3008 or email
MEAL TICKET DETAILS:
$8 HBDA Members
$5 Kids 12 years of age or younger
*Orange Chicken Stir Fry
* Watermelon Fruit Basket
* Punch Bowl Cake
* Lemonade Water
*Hawaiian Dance Contest: Win a trophy!
*Best Male/Female Tropical Attire! Prizes awarded!
*Buy a Tropical Tree for $1 or 6/$5! Prize ever time, but a few big prizes!
*Buy a non-alcoholic lava drink for $1. Get a free luau bracelet!
Proceeds benefit the SWRBDA 2014 Conference
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Christina Belbas | Apr.02, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Come join us for a spring Deaf social at Sagemont church on Saturday, April 5 from 6 to 8 P.M.! We are finally back in the Great Room; just follow the signs if you don’t remember how to get there. Remember to bring finger foods to share and be ready to hear a devotional, possibly win a door prize, and practice signing with Deaf and hearing participants!
This post was submitted by Christina Belbas.RespondBy Incognito | Mar.25, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Come help us celebrate our 1 year re-opening! It has been a slow and long process, but it is SUCCESSFUL! continue »RespondBy Angela Mitchell | Mar.18, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
The Houston Deaf community and ASL students will enjoy socializing at Main Event on Friday March 21st from 5pm till closing, 2am.
Previous socials at Main Event have has large attendance. Main Event has food and drinks to purchase and also has great games of bowling, pool, shuffleboard, etc. You will be able to visit and sign with old friends and make new friends. It is important to remind everyone that all ASL socials are “voice off.”
Please respect this and if you use your voice sign throughout your conversation. Lets heep those hands and fingers moving.
Main Event is located at:
19441 interstate 45 North
Shenandoah, Tx 77385
this location is north of Spring and the Woodlands Mall.
This post was submitted by Angela Mitchell.RespondBy Christina Belbas | Mar.18, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support
Come to Sagemont and learn how to sign your favorite church songs! We will meet on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. Leyel Hudson, a certified interpreter, will show us how to interpret songs commonly sung in church services. The fee for the class is $35, accepting both cash and checks. We will be in room WC1113, and lunch will be provided. For more information contact Kay Brown-Arnett at 713-412-8723 or email@example.com. CEU’s for the class are pending.
This post was submitted by Christina Belbas.RespondBy Shawn Richardson | Mar.05, 2014 | Filed in: Community
Houston Black Deaf Advocates Hosts a Crawfish & Fish Fry Cookout. The fundraising profit goes to 2014 Southwest Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference. Contact Essie Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or tickets. continue »
This post was submitted by Shawn Richardson.RespondBy Genova Sarabia | Feb.28, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Articles,Community
Come One,Come ALL. Join ME and Friends for ASL Story Hour. Watch and learn as our ASL Story Time Friends share children’s classics with children of all ages and abilities through American Sign Language! continue »
This post was submitted by Genova Sarabia.RespondBy Tori Schultz | Feb.27, 2014 | Filed in: Community
Talking Hands, the American Sign Language Organization at Stephen F. Austin, is hosting its Spring deaf culture workshop on March 1st from 11am-4pm. Meet-and-greet begins at 11, lunch will be catered at 12, and our panel of experts starts at 1. Panelists will include individuals immersed in the Deaf world on a daily basis. Cost to attend is $10. Come out and learn about a culture many don’t understand! If you have questions contact us at email@example.com | http://talkinghandssfa.wix.com/talkinghands.
This post was submitted by Tori Schultz.RespondBy Dan Mustain | Feb.27, 2014 | Filed in: Articles,Community
The Deaf Evangelism Conference 2014 will be at Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church March 7 – 9. Friday March 7, Dinner at 5:30 PM and worship at 7 PM. continue »
This post was submitted by Dan Mustain.RespondBy Incognito | Feb.21, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Attend the first annual UH American Sign Language “Idol” Contest! There will be 3 performances this semester. Tickets are free!
Performance #1: Who am I?
Contestants will perform using ASL only, showcasing their research of historical and influential members of the Deaf community.
Come and “meet” someone famous! continue »RespondBy Incognito | Feb.21, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support
Mannafest speaks to the heart of God’s meeting of manhood and provides resources to build up true manhood to last for a lifetime.
Crossover Bible Fellowship is hosting Mannafest Conference (men conference) in Houston, Texas on Friday, February 28th and Saturday, March 1st, 2014. You must register at http://www.mannafestconference.com. ASL interpreter(s) will be provided.
Three ways to become a better man
1. Mannafest is the key to unlocking your God given purposes as a man.
2. Mannafest will help you use God’s Word to navigate life’s traps and correctly align your family with His will.
3. Your manhood is under construction. Through Kingdom Man, Manhood Restored and 33 The Series, Mannafest provides the tools you need for the job.
TerpExpo and CAAGVRS Bring You CROMANIA! An ASL Performance By Crom Saunders
Saturday, March 8th, 8:00 P.M.
Houston Marriot South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017
$5.00 a Person at the Door
Proceeds Go to Deaf Women United and the “Five Eyes Project”
This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.RespondBy Incognito | Feb.04, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support
Join us to learn about what’s new at Sorenson including ntouch® VP, ntouch® for Mac®, ntouch® PC, ntouch® Tablet, ntouch® Mobile and services offered exclusively to Sorenson customers. Refreshments will be provided. continue »2 CommentsBy Margo Jarreau | Jan.31, 2014 | Filed in: Community
Tim Thorn— A Retired Long-Time Teacher of the Deaf
Curtis Barber— A Young Talented CODA Giving His MLK Oratory
Kunle Adegboye— An Owner of a Business Providing Computer Service
When: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Where: 9920 Long Point RD, Houston, TX 77055
Soul Food will be sold and the proceeds go to our 5th Biennial Southwestern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference, hosted by HBDA. The conference is scheduled for August 1 & 2, 2014
Regina Grant——-Food coordinator
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Jan.31, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Resource Center
Join Us for Our Meeting of Houston Black Deaf Advocates
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Metropolitan Multi-Service Center
1475 West Gray
Houston TX 77019
The board meeting is closed to everyone except board members
1pm – 2pm
Bylaw meeting for HBDA members
2pm – 3pm
Non-members can observe Bylaw
Houston Black Deaf Advocates
It is public to visitors, ASL students, and interns. Only HBDA members have the right to express opinions during meeting. If you are interested in becoming new member, click for membership form below: http://www.hbda.org/membership.html
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.