The items will be presented to Catholic Charities and their supported agencies for the Christmas holidays. Check out more information at: Must be 18 and older. The daily service from the Hudson Valley locations will pick up from seven different areas, stopping in one area per day. Working on skills such as text analysis, back translations and collaborative interpreting in small-group format, you will develop tools for understanding and improving your interpreting process. To register for the event, please visit http:
Sponsored by the Partners in Preservation featuring a sale on plants, baked goods and hoagies. Proceeds assist with the upkeep of this national treasure! Enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering dishes and decadent desserts from dozens of the Wildwoods' finest restaurants and specialty shops. All proceeds benefit the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation and scholarships for area high school students. An auction of fantastic prizes will be held. Tickets are available at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Office in advance or at the door the night of the event.
Independent Masonic organization convention. Parade starts at 10 a. An incredible collection of classic cars and trucks will be displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 8: The "Boardwalk Top 40" winners will be displayed Saturday at 5 p. An awards ceremony will be held on Sunday from 9 a. Over athletes compete on floor exercise, balance beam, uneven bars, and horse vault. The competition routines will be choreographed to music and medals will be awarded. Celebrate Mother's Day with the entire family!
All moms can pick up a complimentary wristband at any ticket booth. Take Mom for a spin with rides, games, food and entertainment for the whole family! Business sessions will be held Friday from 12 p. A blood drive for the American Red Cross will be held on Saturday from 9 a. Prizes include cash, bikes, weekend stays, gift cards and more.
To register for the parade ONLY call Registration not necessary to participate in the treasure hunt on the beach. The Wildwood Food Truck Festival is back! The festival will feature 20 food trucks of all different cuisines.
As always, there will be no duplicate cuisines to keep the festival unique. Also, come check out the new vendor row, featuring retailers and crafters all day long. Entry to the festival is free. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosts this annual event which includes a bike tour through the Wildwoods.
Annual conference at the Wildwoods Convention Center with various sessions held daily. It's time to get your feet sandy! Come join us to officially start the summer season at 12 noon on the beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. A large, ornate key will be used to 'unlock' the ocean, along with guest speakers and kites in the air.
This event is FREE to attend. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold a regional gymnastics championship featuring competitions on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. The competitions will be choreographed to music and prizes will be awarded. The largest kite festival in North America taking place on the Beach at Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring kite makers from around the world flying their most incredible colorful creations.
Festivities continue with the opening of the Festival Field Tent and the 9 p. Monday will feature the World Indoor Kite Competition from 11 a. The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. There will be live music, family entertainment and a live broadcast from Bring a blanket or beach chair. Hosted by VFW Post There will also be a service earlier that morning at 9: Parade steps off at Oak and Atlantic Avenues at 7: A candlelight vigil and ceremony will take place at the Wildwood Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, an exact half-size black granite replica of the official Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.
The wall has the 58, names of our country's fallen heroes from the Vietnam War etched on its panels and stretches for feet along the existing sidewalks of Columbus Park.
Mariners Pier, Schellenger Ave, Wildwood. Learning becomes a 'day at the beach' when students in grades three through twelve enjoy a day of hands-on learning and interactive participation utilizing the beach and Morey's Piers amusements. The ultimate camping experience! Check-in begins at 9: Parade takes place Saturday at 2 p. Masonic Lodge Youth Group convention, banquet and installation for members only.
A newly combined event for ! The excitement kicks off Friday night at 7 p. Rain date is Sunday. The Wildwood Beer Fest is a beer tasting event to celebrate the art of locally brewed craft beer. Montgomery Avenues — this festival will be equally exciting for the brew aficionado and novice alike. Beer sampling is unlimited with your ticket, food and merchandise is available for purchase. We do ask that you drink responsibly — know your limits. Entrance will only be permitted to ticket holders 21 years old with a valid ID, no exceptions will be allowed.
The festival will be broken up into three separate sessions. A ticket allows entrance into a specific timed session — festivalgoers are only permitted to attend one session. All brews and vendors will be the same throughout all sessions; however, bands and special Brew and Chew exhibits will change per session. Wildwood beach patrol is hiring strong swimmers, runners and rowers to be trained as ocean lifeguards for the summer season.
Spectators and racers alike will experience a simpler time of when guys were gentlemen and cars were king! Saturday gates open at 8 a. Beach entry is at 8: A bonfire and beach party will take place on Saturday night from 8 p. More beach racing will take place on Sunday with gates opening at 8 a.
No coolers will be permitted on the beach; beverages will be available for sale for your convenience. Single day tickets will be available for purchase at the door: For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http: Show will feature customized road legal air suspension cars from the mid's to brand new at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.
Meet new people that share the same interest as you in upgrading your ride in the way that expresses yourself! Admission fee will be charged at the door. For more information, visit http: Ceremonial raising of the flag. The obstacle course re-opens on Sunday from 9 a. The event is FREE for the public to attend.
Gates open at 5: Morey's Piers hosts this annual fundraiser to help fight against Lou Gehrigs Disease. The event will take place on the grounds of the historic Hereford Inlet Lighthouse and along Central Avenue fronting the lighthouse in North Wildwood. The outdoor festival is a celebration of New Jersey's rich maritime history. Historians and authors will join dozens of artists and crafters for a weekend long feast for the eyes and mind! Also featuring great food and music as well as history, music and activities for the kids.
Pirates will wander the grounds and tours of the historic 19th century lighthouse and award-winning gardens will be offered too. Festival admission is FREE. Help us celebrate the sea in Anglesea! For additional information call Celebrate Father's Day with the entire family.
Bring a beach towel and on the Wildwood beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue for yoga classes at 9 a. On the beach at Garfield Avenue in Wildwood from 11 a. A family rodeo including games, great food and live music.
Kids under 10 are admitted FREE of charge. Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. Additional Restaurant Weeks will take place August Sept.
Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, Wildwood. The official national 91st anniversary competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States.
More than 1, games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! Riders can re-live the exciting 's and 's in the Wildwoods-By-The-Sea. See the best of the Wildwoods' Doo Wop style landmarks while a knowledgeable guide in Fifties attire recounts the popular culture of the era. Authentic Italian-American foods, vendors, dancing, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, olive tree signings, raffles and FREE live entertainment will take place all weekend long.
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus , North Wildwood. For more info call Summer fireworks extravaganza on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, every Friday night! Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! Rain date is Sunday night at 10 p. Friday night registration in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Over 1, teams will compete on the sand in the largest sand soccer tournament in the world!
For tournament inquiries email beachblastsoccer comcast. Every Sunday night at 7: Bring a blanket or a beach chair. Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods beaches. Youth conference for hundreds of high school students from all over the northeast.
Featuring 3 days of stunting and tumbling inside the Wildwoods Convention Center from 9 a. Bring your cheerleading team to work on tumbling and stunting, or send just those athletes that need a little help with tumbling. Dancers ages 6 - 18 will perform. Come visit early and have dinner in one of our many downtown restaurants before the show! Enjoy some of the best food from the region and everything North Wildwood has to offer! The event runs from 4 p. The Anglesea Night Market will feature award-winning food trucks, gourmet food vendors, high end crafters, live music, art and yoga, and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District!
Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. Over tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! The market is located on Pacific Avenue featuring farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, homemade baked goods, honey, wine, guacamole, herbs, nuts, organic tea, jams, jellies, jerky, jewelry, soaps, handmade non-food items and more!
There will be live music from 9 a. FREE parking is available. Registration begins at 8 a. Race starts at 9 a. The route will run South and continue on the hard packed sand to Primrose Avenue in Wildwood Crest, looping back to the Wildwoods Convention Center for the completion of the race. Medals will be presented to the top 5 male and the top 5 female finishers. All funds raised from this event will be used to help maintain the Wildwoods Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
Registration will take place from 8 - 8: Shirts for all participants who pre-register at http: Check in from 8 — 8: Parade begins at 9 a.
Rain date July 5. Prizes awarded for the best decorated bikes in red, white and blue theme. Registration begins June 16th, call On the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, but visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! Dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets of the Wildwoods dressed in patriotic garb alongside decorated bicycles.
Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed pooches. Check-in for parade participants will be from 8: Bill Henfey Park, 8th and Atlantic Avenues.
To register, call All ages family-friendly event at 7 p. On the beach at Rambler Road, Wildwood Crest. Beach patrols from Cape May County compete in the 33td annual event featuring various rowing, swimming and running competitions that showcase lifeguarding skills.
Hosted by the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol. Live cooking demonstrations, incredible food and top regional and national blues acts on our FREE main stage. This North American competitive tour will showcase pro, master and junior classes starting at 4 p. FREE to spectators, entry fee for participants. Sidewalk chalk drawing competition begins at 9 a. Judging begins at All ages are welcome to participate and prizes will be awarded. Grab your buckets and shovels and head to the beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest alongside the Beach Pier from 9 a.
The festival will feature an amateur sand sculpting contest, amazing sand sculpture designs, live music and games right on the beach. Rain date is Sunday, July 12th. Registration is FREE and begins at 9 a. Prizes will be awarded to multiple divisions. This tournament gives players of all ages a chance to enjoy the games in a new and exciting way. Teams of two will compete in the popular tailgating bean bag toss game. All ages are eligible to register.
Sunday hosts the main event cash prizes. Must be 18 and older. This tournament will start at National dance finals from studios all over the country competing for cash and prizes. Competition features solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers.
All performances are choreographed to music and are sure to amaze! On the beach at 15th Avenue, North Wildwood. Captain's Meeting on July 15th at 7: Annual wave riding competition for boys and girls ages at 15th Avenue and the beach in North Wildwood. Registration begins at 9 a. Must bring your own boogie board. Race begins promptly at 9 a. Register online at http: First participants receive t-shirts and awards will be presented to winners.
All teams are welcome for registered teams of 5, the first 3 score. For additional info email sunandsand5K gmail. Held on the beautiful beaches of Wildwood, NJ, between Schellenger and Spencer Avenues, FootGolf is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, combining the two popular sports of soccer and golf. The main goal of FootGolf is to kick a soccer ball into a hole with the fewest number of kicks possible.
Since the game will be taking place on the beach, each hole is designed from sand and athletes will use soccer balls on a sand golf course with inch diameter cups. The rules largely correspond to the rules of golf in that there will be 18 holes with tee boxes, bunkers, hazards and greens.
No golf clubs needed - just a soccer ball and your foot to play! This one-of-a-kind event is fun for all ages and skill levels. For more details or to register, call or visit http: The National Dance Competition will feature solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers.
Dancers from all over the country will be competing for cash and prizes. Dance competitions begin at 8 a. Enjoy live music in the park featuring a new musical talent each week. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza! No show on July 20th or August 17th Crowning Ceremony at the Lou Booth Amphitheater. Lincoln Avenue and the Beach, Wildwood.
Open to Elite competitive youth athletes ages 9 through 15 years old. Footvolley was a demonstration sport at the RIO Olympics where players use soccer touches only on a beach volleyball court. The sport, as its namesake, is a mix between football aka soccer in the US and volleyball. All attendees have the chance to be featured on international television! The event will be recorded and streamed live around the world, as well as available for pay-per-view and in the fall on a major sports network in the US.
This awesome summer Jersey Shore beach event features 5 v 5 beach flag football for both boys and girls 5 — 17 years old. Games are 5 v 5, minimum 7 players and maximum 10 players per team.
Workshop is presented in ASL. Reducing Burnout and Repetitive Motion Injuries: Sign language interpreters face huge challenges in maintaining postural support while using primarily their hands for long periods of time. The Alexander Technique is an effective way to regain dynamic postural support for the whole body even when we primarily use one part - the arms.
Alexander Technique also provides practical tools for keeping the whole body pliable, mobile, and easy, freeing up the hands, face and body to be more expressive with less effort. The technique is used by many performers including those who use their bodies as their instruments, such as singers, actors, and dancers as a tool for injury prevention and recovery and is part of the curriculum at many conservatories, colleges, and universities.
Saturday, Sept 26, 9: To request any reasonable accomodation, including interpreting services, please contact dylangeil gmail. Team Interpreting from the Inside Out: What strategies do interpreters use when reaching an impasse in the process and how do we recognize our contribution to teaming situations? This workshop will explore both intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics of team interpreting through lecture, group discussion, and creative activities designed to enhance learning.
Time for reflection and personal inquiry will be part of this interactive approach. This workshop is open to both Deaf and hearing interpreters and is worth. It will be presented in ASL if there are Deaf participants present. Westwood Public Library 49 Park Ave. Saturday, September 26, 10am - 4: Diane Bostic in English.
The workshop will explore various vernacular pathways which are used in everyday language. The instruction will include discussion on hair, clothing styles, entertainment, recreation, relationships, and religion. The workshop will examine what the language looks like, sounds like, when and how it is used, and its meanings.
Tuesday, Aug 4 , 1pm to 5pm Lake Mary, Florida. Thursday, Aug 6 , 1pm to 6pm Ft. Friday, Aug 7 , 1pm to 5pm Miami, Florida. To RSVP, email rsvp signtalk. Include your name, phone number, certification status, and preference of location and time. Appointments will be scheduled in 45 minute intervals for certified interpreters. Pre-certified interpreters must allow 2 hours to complete screening.
Room C Course Code: To register, contact Vanessa Watson at , or email vwatson lagcc. Touch Signals for Dummies Presented by Maricar Marquez A 90 minute session will introduce the concept of touch signals that have been used by Deaf-Blind individuals, and others interacting and working with Deaf-Blind individuals. Participants will be introduced to different philosophies and systems of touch. A general and historical overview of touch signals will be discussed. The session will provide an opportunity to participate in group activities to convey and receive visual and environmental information.
Payment accepted upon arrival. This professional studies program is offered for 0. Cancellation policy available upon request. Monday, June 30, 3: Interpreting with individuals who are deaf-blind can be a challenging and rewarding experience due to the unique diversity within the population. In order to have successful interactions, the interpreter must possess a myriad of skills in order to meet the individual needs of each consumer. This intensive seminar is designed to enhance learning through the use of online learning tools and face-to-face hands-on activities.
Participants will leave with a strong working knowledge of the types of deaf-blindness, common eye diseases, and communication modalities used within the community. Participants will also learn about assistive technology, interpreting strategies for visual and tactile communicators, human guide techniques, cultural awareness, touch signals and Support Service Providers.
The seminar will allow participants to apply the knowledge they learn online to hands-on skill enhancement activities on-site. Includes online facilitated learning platform and materials, plus three days of on-site training, including three nights lodging and three daily meals. This minute session will introduce participants to the concept of touch signals that are used by Deaf-Blind individuals, and others interacting and working with Deaf-Blind individuals.
St Elizabeth's Church East 83rd st between 2nd and 3rd aves. Explore the most common definitions of culture; the difference between culture and community language acquisition; and the relationship between language and culture. Learn basic cultural concepts, including language, identity, values, norms, rules of social interaction and traditions, within various Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities and discuss their effect on the individual.
You will also examine current linguistic , political, social, philosophical, and future directions within Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities, importance of native language acquisition as a foundation for proficiency in a second language and apply this to the role of an interpreter as a language model in the classroom. You will also discuss whether Deaf children can acquire a native language in a hearing classroom and how they interact with that environment.
Issues in Interpreted Interactions Explore real-life interpreting situations and examine barriers to effective service provision. You will identify issues, with a focus on interpersonal, linguistic and interpretation skills as well as beliefs about interpretation. Bring personal experiences to class and be prepared to role-play potential resolutions. To register, contact Vanessa Watson at , email vwatson lagcc. Visit the conference website at: NY, December 12, Thamsanqa Jantjie was given center stage to involve the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to participate in the proceedings.
Jantjie maintained a static facial expression throughout and his motions were rhythmic and repetitive. As an organization dedicated to facilitating communication for the Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing populations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA , SignTalk is also troubled by the possibility that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing who attended or watched these proceedings were denied full access to the event.
The role of an interpreter is to provide this accessibility. By not signing in a mode most familiar to those attending, he was denying the Deaf population the right and opportunity to be part of the ceremonies in the praise and remembrance of this great man. Joseph Geliebter, founder and CEO of SignTalk, is also a clinical psychologist and he is tremendously dismayed that an individual such as Mr. Jantjie was cleared to interpret in such a forum.
For a company to have referred or hired an interpreter that was not vetted is a travesty and a failure on so many levels, including the Secret Service. For more information about SignTalk, please visit www. This course will introduce the fundamental concept of the Americans with Disabilities Act and discuss all 5 titles within the law, with a tailored focus on public accommodation and access to Government services.
The seminar will serve as a basic introduction on how the law protects the rights of individuals with disabilities, how thelaw categorizes such protection and how the law is applicable to sign language interpreters. Come and learn the art of painting your face with a full spectrum of NMS colors and designs. This workshop will focus on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL.
Hotel Pennsylvania, New York 7th ave. Julie White Armstrong, in which participants explore the notion of cognitive spaces and identify their use within ASL. To register, call or email vwatson lagcc. Registration deadline is March If emailing, indicate event name, date, time, number of tickets, ticket price, name of patron who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing, day and evening telephone number and credit card number and expiration date..
Staged Reading of New Film. DeafVision Filmworks presents "The Double Life of Zhane Rain," a staged reading production of a new film about an year-old, African American high school senior with three generations of both hearing and Dear family members that have an impact on her upbringing.
For information visit www. Participants will use the sentence structure of both English and ASL, as well as learn tools to analyze idioms and discover best practices for interpreting idioms. The workshop will also set the groundwork for deconstructing English idioms in order to determine their core meaning and strategies to effectively interpret them into ASL concepts. Call or email disabledservices msg. If emailing, indicate event name, date, time, number of tickets, ticket price, name of patron who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing, day and evening telephone number and credit card number and expiration date.
For information, call or visit HERE. Check out more information at: Retreat open to all interpreters. For information, contact reframingretreat gmail. L This training will provide a global understanding of the dynamics of interpreting in the law enforcement setting where the Miranda Warnings are read, and preparation to renderanASLrenditionofthem.
Inadditionto discussion regarding ethics and inherent ramifications, participants will engage in text analysis, mind mapping and hands-up practice with members of the Deaf community. Space is limited to first 30 registrants. This training will earn participants. Attendees must have a minimum of five years interpreting experience and possess either of the following certifications: After March 3rd only money orders and certified checks will be accepted. For Refund Policy and more information, contact: This PS program is offered for.
Domestic Violence in the Deaf Community This will provide an overview violence and service provision when working with the deaf population. This workshop explores advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and service provision for peretrators of abuse. Content will include mathematical sign language vocabulary and accurate use of space and dimensions. Nassau County Community College. There will be a fee for non-members. More details to follow.
Through didactic and hands-on activities, participants will become familiar with psychological concepts and relevant vocabulary in mental health settings. Special Camp Fair for Children with Special Needs Learn about summer programs for children with special needs Sign Language interpreter will be available. Paul the Apostle Columbus Ave and W. Demand Control Schema This workshop, beneficial to interpreters of all experience levels and work settings. Tactile Interpreting This workshop will assist the participants in gaining a base understanding about tactile sign language by breaking down the nuts and bolts of the word throughout the representation of a mnemonic.
Participants will leave with a broader understanding of tactile sign language and the various components that lead to successful communication interactions. The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff Joel Chasnoff presents a hilarious coming-of-age tale in which he takes reasers face to face with the absurd reality of life in the Israeli Army, ASL interperters and accessible seating available upon request.
It's a Family Affair A day of fun, friendship, learning and inspiration for students who are deaf and hard of hearing and their parents. Fire Fly 54 Spring st.
The State of the State Come on out for a panel discussion focusing on the current trends in the field of interpreting. Madison Square Garden Presents: Katy Perry - Sign language Interpreted A sign language interpreted performance of Katy Perry Location: Manhattan on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets.
Comfort Suites Downtown Orange Ave. The exam is videotaped and is two hours in length. Please make an appointment when calling to R. Hoftra University, Hempstead, NY www. To include your upcoming event, email us at info signtalk. The above are links to professional development opportunities and to organizational resources available in the Tri State area.
Help us stay current! If you know of any PD opportunities or resources not listed here, please contact us at info signtalk. The fact that an organization appears on this page does not imply endorsement by SignTalk. The listings are provided without charge as courtesy to the community of sign language interpreters. Saturday, January 21st, Time: Maria Jimenez Dec 8, , 11am-6pm.
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