ASL Night at the Museum of Fine Arts

Liz Olson writes on hearatboston@googlegroups.com: ASL Night at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is Wednesday September 25 from 5 to 10, free admission starting at 4 PM. There are tours and concerts in ASL with English translation. I understand the divide between Deaf and hard of hearing populations , but I hope you might take an opportunity to learn to sign better, or understand what it is like to rely on translation, or maybe just the quiet atmosphere. See you there, Liz O

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“Welcome Back” Ice Cream Social, September 14, 2019

You are invited to the Welcome Back Ice Cream Social meeting of the HLAA Boston Chapter at the Watertown Free Library on Sept. 14, 2019 from 2-4 pm! In addition to “Make Your Own Sundae”, we will hear about highlights of the 2019 convention, Nancy Sonnabend will reminisce about the early days of HLAA, and we will learn about this year’s Walk4Hearing. CART will be provided, the room is looped, and parking is available. Please join us! Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown Savings Bank Meeting Room on the 1st floor 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472

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Access to Courts & Legal Justice

Sue Schy writes on hearatboston@googlegroups.com: From: Hanigan, Ami (MCD) <Ami.H…@massmail.state.ma.us> Date: Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 2:14 PM Subject: Howard Rosenblum Event: Sept 25 Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has arranged for Attorney Howard Rosenblum, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Deaf to come to Massachusetts to present to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community regarding Access to Courts and Legal justice. Commissioner Steven Florio would like to invite the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community members and leaders to attend Attorney Rosenblum’s presentation.   Attorney Rosenblum is the Chief Executive Officer of the National …

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Registration Is Now Open For the ALDA/HLAA Accessible Tour at the MFA on Saturday, September 21

Sue Schy writes on hearatboston@googlegroups.com: From: Francine Stieglitz <fstiegli@bu.edu> Date: September 3, 2019 at 9:43:31 AM EDT To: Francine Stieglitz <fstiegli@bu.edu> Subject: Registration is now open for the ALDA/HLAA Accessible tour at the MFA on Saturday, September 21 Please join us for our upcoming tour “The MFA and Boston Collectors: 19th Century to Mid 20th Century Paintings.”  “The MFA has been fortunate to have many collectors and donors of a wide range of objects over its 149 years. We will focus on an early group of collectors and explore the why, what and where of their collections. As we visit these objects, we’ll understand …

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