Deaf Awareness Week
September 21 to 28, 2013
The events listed are tentative and subject to change.
A more updated sheet will be available in September.
The World Federation of the Deaf celebrates International Week of the Deaf 2013
with the theme “Equality for Deaf People”. This year’s theme focuses on equality for deaf people, amongst deaf people and promoted by deaf people. Equality for Deaf People recognizes contributions by deaf people to global prosperity, human rights of all deaf people, and preparation of deaf communities worldwide for future challenges.
Sunday, September 22th, 2013
Tri – Deaf Church Worship Service (Calvary Temple Deaf Fellowship, Manitoba Catholic Church of the Deaf and Winnipeg Church of the Deaf) held at Deaf Centre Manitoba in the Forrest Nickerson Theatre beginning at 11:00 a.m. Lunch following the Worship Service and Everyone is Welcome to attend.
Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Deaf Movie Night at 7 pm.
ASL Movie: Gerald
There is No admission charge: however, a donation towards Deaf Youth Camp (DYC) will be accepted at the door. Donations of $15.00 or more will receive a tax receipt from Deaf Centre
There will be refreshments sold at the door; proceeds to Deaf Youth Camp.
Friday, September 27th, 2013
International Day of Sign Language Rights & BBQ Dinner – Manitoba Deaf Association will host the Canadian Association of the Deaf and World Federation of the Deaf‘s celebration of Sign Language Rights in the Front Lobby of DCM from 5 to 7 pm. The BBQ Dinner and Celebration Cake will be served.
Saturday, September 28th, 2013
Volleyball Tournament will be held at Manitoba School for the Deaf from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (approx.). Everyone Is Welcome. Doors open at 9:00 am. The first place team winner (your name) will be engraved onto the trophy) and 2nd & 3rd and 4th place teams will receive ribbons. For further information, contact Michael Austria at firstname.lastname@example.org