• ASL CARNAVAL after party

    Café La Bohème

    Sun., May 26 Celebrate CARNAVAL after parade w/DNO after party... 2 locations: 5:30-7:15pm under 21 or students at "Café La Bohème" *students read below 8pm Over 21 for Deaf/hoh ASL Allied FREE at other location (but if you go before 8pm there is salsa w/cover) ADDRESS: Both near Cesar Chavez Exit. BART 24th street & walk. There will be traffic as parade is ending. At "Café La Bohème",[masked]th St. NOTE IF YOU ARE AN ASL HEARING STUDENT PLEASE READ. MANY COME & ARE RUDE IN A DEAF ENVIRONMENT. VOICE OFF & SIGN ON This info is to help your transition as an ASL Ally into our culture. PLEASE READ. If you don't read we may think you don't know how to read English and may need an interpreter for you in your language. According to Deaf Teachers and Deaf Community Standards: IF you are ASL level 2 or under basic ASL Student please go to 'ASL' Events such as ASL Meetup or ASL Coffee. IF you are ASL level 3 or above you are generally welcome at most Deaf events like Deaf Night Out and such. But, do check with community organizers. NEW ASL STUDENTS PLEASE READ... ASL Coffee and DNO are separate events. Most Deaf community members, ASL teachers and DNO itself refer students lower than ASL level 3 to go to ASL Coffee. But, Not DNO. Please offer your seat or space to Deaf or hard of hearing people. 'Make room at the table' or offer your seat. *Deaf Night Out & ASL Epic is a space reserved for ASL ONLY. It is reserved for Deaf, Deaf Blind, and hard of hearing. We ask you to be respectful of the space we desperately need." PLEASE COME. BUT, RESPECT OUR CULTURAL RULES... We live in a hearing world 24/7 and we need a space where we can just be ourselves. With this in mind, no voicing unless by interpreter. Absolutely NO VOICING during chat or social times. ASL Allies are welcome but, if you come to social do not expect people to slow down their signing. Asking for clarification is ok.But, if you still don't understand after continued clarification then sit back and absorb and don't interrupt conversations. ASL Allies please continue to help us build a safe and fun space (e.g.: hearing ASL students, hearing partners or hearing interpreters)! Thank you for your understanding and support!*

  • Third Friday ASL Social

    The Crepe House III

    We're meeting at Crepe House! Please join us on May 17 at the Crepe House for another of our monthly ASL Social. This social is a beginner-friendly event. Please bring something to write with or use a note-taking app on your phone for communicating if you're having trouble. See you soon! 💚

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  • ASL Mozzeria Meetup (all welcome) before DNO Location TBA!

    Mozzeria is opening up with a special time and special deal! We will have desert after and DNO at bar after at 2 locations tba. Saturday, May 4 2:30-4:30pm Mozzeria Mixer[masked]th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 Voice off, Pizza in mouth, sign on! $10 at door for Salad and Margherita Pizza Slices Soda, beer and wine (pay separately) 5-8pm Coffee and Desert elsewhere 8:30pm-11:00pm DNO see where on video to be posted soon.... DNO is usually at a bar. Sometimes if group votes we go dancing. BART to 16th Street. Parking lots nearby or park free after 6pm on the street. ASL meetup is for all levels of learners. But, Deaf Night Out DNO is for Deaf, hoh, and ASL Allies. DNO is not ASL meetup; DNO is not for students under ASL 3. But, the meetup before everyone including all level of students are welcome. Community rules of no voicing and sign language only apply. Sorry, these are rules from the Deaf community, Deaf Teachers and ASL teacher and ASL Gatekeepers.

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  • Third Friday ASL Social at The Grove - Hayes!

    The Grove - Hayes

    We're meeting at The Grove at Hayes Valley! (This is a different location by the restaurant of the same name, not at Yerba Buena.) The 3rd Friday ASL Social meets once a month on the third Friday for everyone to practice and meet new people. -- This social is a beginner-friendly event. Please bring something to write with or use a note-taking app on your phone for communicating if you're having trouble. See you soon! 💚

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  • ASL Week Moved to BBQ

    3555 19th St

    See flier

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  • Third Friday at new Frjtz location

    Frjtz

    Let's meet at Frjtz at its new location. It is smaller and is more restaurant style, but that makes it super-cozy! It's on 17th Street near Valencia, just around the corner from the old location. -- This social is a beginner-friendly event. Please bring something to write with or use a note-taking app on your phone for communicating if you're having trouble. See you soon! 💚

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  • March Deaf Book Club: The 57 Bus

    San Francisco Public Library

    I hope you all enjoyed reading "Black Against Empire"! This event is hosted by Jerry, a librarian at the San Francisco Main Library. This program is intended for those who are deaf or hard of hearing and use ASL. Please contact Jerry to get more information about the book club and to get on his mailing list. The current book to read for the March meetup is The 57 Bus. This book is about two teenagers whose lives intersected on public transportation that crosses Oakland. Future books to read April: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu June: A Time to Kill by John Grisham (There is no meetup in May.)

  • ASL Meetup (all welcome) before DNO!

    Mozzeria

    ASL Epic Coffee Social before DNO at different places monthly. Usually the first Sat of the month. (earlier under 21 & all ASL level Students meet at coffee shop; Be respectful and use your hands or bring pad of paper) ASL Meetup 5-6pm Mozzeria (new ASL Epic goes to Mozzeria 1st Sat Monthly) DNO 6:30-?? Gestalt,[masked]th St. (German beer, sausages, pinball, Sports TV) May move to dance club across street depending on Deaf vote... BART to 16th Street. Parking lots nearby or park free after 6pm on the street. Deaf Night Out DNO is for Deaf, hoh, and ASL Allies. DNO is not for students under ASL 3. But, the meetup before at Mozzeria everyone including all level of students are welcome. Community rules of no voicing and sign language only apply. BCC and Ohlone ASL 3 level students and above welcome at DNO. Sorry, CCSF and other community colleges do not offer ASL 3 yet therefore can only go to ASL meetup at Mozzeria but not DNO. These are rules from the Deaf community, Deaf Teachers and ASL teacher and ASL Gatekeepers. ]for all levels of students welcome at ASL Coffee. (DNO restrictions below) DNO for Deaf, hard of hearing and ASL Allies over 21 bar with restaurant (not recommended for basic hearing signers below ASL level 3-see DNO rules below) From National DNO: 'Our goal is to provide you with good times, good folks, and good cheer in good places. To do that we organize Deaf Night Out.' DNO is a regular event 1st Saturdays in SF (except when other community event) for the Deaf & signing communities. Deaf adults, interpreters, signing students (level 3 and above)... We work with network of DNO-Bay Area, DNO-South Bay, DNO-East Bay event hosts that work together to meet a common standard and provide a setting where we can all be welcomed. So check your attitude at the door, let your hair down and your hands fly. Young and old; tall and short; fat and thin; come one, come all and celebrate the richness and diversity of your fabulous community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/dnobayarea/ NEW ASL STUDENTS PLEASE READ... ASL Coffee and DNO are separate events. Most Deaf community members, ASL teachers and DNO itself refer students lower than ASL level 3 to go to ASL Coffee. But, Not DNO. Please offer your seat or space to Deaf or hard of hearing people. 'Make room at the table' or offer your seat. *Deaf Night Out & ASL Epic is a space reserved for ASL ONLY. It is reserved for Deaf, Deaf Blind, and hard of hearing. We ask you to be respectful of the space we desperately need." PLEASE COME. BUT, RESPECT OUR CULTURAL RULES... We live in a hearing world 24/7 and we need a space where we can just be ourselves. With this in mind, no voicing unless by interpreter. Absolutely NO VOICING during chat or social times. ASL Allies are welcome but, if you come to social do not expect people to slow down their signing. Asking for clarification is ok.But, if you still don't understand after continued clarification then sit back and absorb and don't interrupt conversations. ASL Allies please continue to help us build a safe and fun space (e.g.: hearing ASL students, hearing partners or hearing interpreters)! Thank you for your understanding and support!* #SignsInMyRoots #SanFranciscoArt #DeafTalent #DeafHeart #DeafDance #DeafCommunity #ASL #SignLanguage#Deaf #aslepic #dno #dnosf #sfdno #deafnightout #deafnightoutsf #deafnightoutsanfrancisco #deafshow #aslshow #hardofhearing #deafshow

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  • 3rd Friday ASL: Crepe House

    The Crepe House

    We're meeting at The Crepe House! -- This social is a beginner-friendly event. Please bring something to write with or use a note-taking app on your phone for communicating if you're having trouble. See you soon! 💚

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  • February Deaf/ASL Book Club: Black Against Empire

    San Francisco Public Library

    I hope you all enjoyed reading "Cinnamon and Gunpower" for January! This event is hosted by Jerry, a librarian at the San Francisco Main Library. This program is intended for those who are deaf or hard of hearing and use ASL. For the Deaf/ASL Book Club, the book to read for February is Black Against Empire. Please join us by reading this book and coming to the meeting on February 6. This book gives an in-depth history to an organization that has engendered much controversy and debate over its nature and composition and its impact on society from its founding in 1966 through its expansion to its end in 1982: The Black Panther Party. Book for March: The 57 Bus