Deaf Events in the Northeast United States

September 7, 2016
Deaf Events in the Northeast

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont

If you’re looking for Deaf events in the northeastern United States or want to post your own, you’ve come to the right place!

To Search Deaf events in your state, use your browser’s Find ability (CTRL+F) to search for your state’s name on the page.

To Post Deaf events in your state, leave a comment below with the name, address, date, and time, and be sure to use your state’s full name in your comment below so others can Search it easily.

We try our best to find you accurate events for you to attend. Some events are free, while other events require tickets or an entrance fee. We are not responsible for cancelled events. Contact information is provided as available for each event and not affiliated with StartASL.com.

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  • Hello,
    I am looking for Deaf Events in Springfield, MA or anywhere close by to that city.

  • Where are you looking for a Deaf Event? List your state and cities you are able to travel to for events! Happy Signing!

    • Hi Jessica, I’m trying to find an event near me. I live In Walden New York which is in Northern Orange County. I’ve never been to one. Thanks Karen

      • Deaf & Signers Group of Lower Hudson Valley
        ASL Meet-up
        2nd Saturday of each month
        12 noon – 4:00 PM
        Jefferson Valley Mall
        (In the food court)
        Lee Blvd off Route 6
        Yorktown Heights NY
        Stay the whole time or just drop in! Tell your friends!
        Take Taconic State Parkway to Route 6 exit. Go East on Route 6, then Right on Lee Blvd. Mall is on your left.
        Contact: Chris at NYscrapbooking@oponline.net

        ASL Silent Coffee Night
        Every Thursday evening
        6:00 – 9:00 PM
        Panera Bread
        Mohawk Commons
        Balltown Road
        Niskayuna NY
        Meet every Thursday evening with Deaf and Hard of Hearing peers, interpreters, hearing peers who know sign language, and anyone wanting to chat.
        Contact: Maureen “Mo” Thorpe at mthorpe3@nycap.rr.com

        ASL Silent Chat
        3rd Friday of each month
        7:00 PM – ???
        Uncommon Ground (coffee place)
        Broadway
        Saratoga Springs NY
        Niskayuna NY
        NO VOICE ALLOWED! KEEP UP YOUR ASL SKILLS!!!
        Street parking available (no pay meter after 6pm), behind former Borders and motels on Division St, and parking garage on corner of Philadelphia & Putnam Sts.
        For more information contact Jane & Bob Fluman

        (We try our best to find you accurate events for you to attend. Some events are free, while other events require tickets or an entrance fee. We are not responsible for cancelled events. Contact information is provided as available for each event and is not affiliated with StartASL.com.)

    • Hi Jessica, I’m looking for deaf events in either Long Island, NY or Cortland, NY. Thank you 🙂

  • 3/2/19 Saturday
    North Brunswick, NJ
    Dingo (Deaf Bingo)
    Open at 6pm, playing starts 7:30pm

    Our Lady of Peace Parish Hall
    1740 Route 130 North
    North Brunswick, NJ 08902

    Members $10, Non-members $12, Students $6 (Student ID required)
    Refreshments for sale 6pm
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/451788574870134

  • 3/5/19, Tuesday
    Williston, Vermont
    Starbucks Social Signing
    5:30pm-8:30pm
    Starbucks at Maple Tree Place

    • Hi! can some one who is under 18 but partially fluent in ASL join this?

      • I don’t see why not. You might want to bring a friend or adult with you. They can grab a beverage and hang around while you socialize.

  • Don’t see an event in your area? Leave me a comment and I will help you find an event for you!

    • Hey Jessica! could you help me find a event near me? I live in Vermont and have never attended anything like this but would love to. 🙂

  • Any from Vermont?

  • I’m just beginning to learn ASL and wanted to see if there was anyone near Paramus, NJ, willing to have periodic conversational coffee meetups?

    • I live in Park Ridge and I am at a begginer/intermediate level for ASL. I would love to meet up with you for practice! I’ve been searching for someone in my community for a long time now! I am so happy to have found your post!!! I hope to hear back from you!

      • Hi guys! I am from the Bergen area as well and would love to practice too!

    • Hi! I currently live in Essex County, but will be moving to Bergen County soon; not too far from Paramus. I would love to meet up for practice!

  • Hi, any deaf events around Clinton, NJ?

  • Any events near Boston?

  • Light Opera of New Jersey is presenting the Christmas classic “Amahl and the Night Visitors” by Gian Carlo Menotti at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. ASL interpretation will be provided at the 7:30 PM performance on Friday, November 30. Please email amy.liu@lonj.org to reserve seats near the interpreter. This miraculous story will warm your heart, make you laugh, and perhaps bring a tear to your eye. https://lightoperaofnewjersey.org/amahl-2018/

  • Trying to organize a deaf event in Harrisburg Pa, likely on Front St. I am just starting my journey and it will be my first meet, and since there aren’t any meets close by, I think it be great to organize one here. If you’d like to be a part of it, please let me know!

  • Every Second Friday of the month @286 Turnpike Rd
    Westborough, MA 01581 United States. There is a deaf social at Chick-Fil-A from 6-8. You do not have to stay the whole time. Please join us to social and eat chicken!!

  • @LaLa0801
    In brick there are many public Theatere plays with a interpreter who signs the show know the interpreters and they would love to mentor you and you can probrably watch them sign the show

  • Hi! Are there any events that people know of in Southern NJ?

  • On August 12, over in Portsmouth, NH. Deaf theater will be performing A Suessical Musical. It is being held at Prescott Part at 1pm. I can’t wait! As one who has had to interpret Dr Suess, I am anxious to see how other manage those nonsense words. 🙂

  • I’m in Southern New Hampshire, Keene area. I can’t seem to get the Deaf Event finder to work for NH. I also keep getting a Privacy Policy popup on that page. I work as an interpreter and have for many years but I need a lot of receptive practice and there isn’t much of a Deaf community around me anymore. UNH has a great Deaf Studies program so between Concord and Manchester we should be able to find something. Get in touch if other northerners have come across anything,

  • Good morning everyone,
    I am a new ASL student looking for events in the NewJersey/New York area. If anyone could point me into any direction for events I would be extremely grateful 🙂
    Thank you!

    • Hi Vanessa. I am also new. I know that at Menlo Park Mall the first Friday of every month there is a deaf chat

  • Any events near the Seacoast of New Hampshire? Looking to communicate and learn the language!

  • Any events or people near NH? Looking to try and be apart of a community and really understand the language.

    • Hey my name is dylan if your ever looking for a partner to practice with still learning the language. Let me know live on the boarder of nh and mass.

      • Hi Dylan, my name is Anna and I’m needing to learn too. Would you be able to come around Boston?

  • Hi! I’m gonna be in Newport, Rhode Island for the whole month of February and I was wondering if there were any deaf events coming up in that area. I’d really appreciate it. Thank you!

  • Hello from Philadelphia!

    I’ve been learning ASL for a little while now and I’m at the point where I’d like to start signing with people for practice.

    I’m looking to find people who would be up to chat *sign* with me. There are some meetup groups in the greater Philadelphia area which I will be checking out that host “meet and greets” every week.

    Email me if you are interested tacitawesomeness@gmail.com

  • Hello All,

    Are there any ASL events happening in the South Jersey/Philly area anytime soon?

    • I recently joined an ASL meetup and they host meetings in Philadelphia. I’ve been looking for someone to chat *sign* with in the area for some time now!

  • events in NJ happening ?

    • Every first Friday, January 5, 2018 there is Deaf Coffee Chat, at the Menlo Park Mall in Edison New Jersey, 6 pm to 10pm, behind the starbucks on the food court. Students are encouraged to go!!!!

      • Hi Michelle! Thanks for sharing this! I’m from North Jersey and hadn’t been able to find any events near me. Do you go to this event often?

        • Yes, I go once a month. The next one is February 2.

  • Are any events going on in Lower Manhattan? Or would a group of us like to meet up and get some practice?

    • Please let me know I’m from NJ I’m learning ASL but I need practice call or text me 9083671825

      • Sorry 9083671824

    • Up 🙂 anything organized? I would love to participate!

  • Any events on Long Island?

  • Any new York City events please

  • Any events in Pa?

    • Where are you at in PA?

  • any events in CT?

  • Any deaf events in New Jersey, mainly near Hackensack. I’m hearing and would also love to make new friends my age that are also studying ASL. Reply, friend, or message me to talk. Thank you! xo

    • I’m from West New York New Jersey I’m learning ASL but I need to practice if you want to meet with other friends let me know …I don’t know nobody in Jersey 9083671824

  • My brother Chris Warner is deaf and would love contact with any of you. He lives in Chester NY, can be reached by email, if you are interested let me know.

    • I would love to contact your brother but I am a student far from fluency. If he will FaceTime or Skype with me Knowing that it will require patience on his part, I will give him my username.

      Thanks,
      Emily

    • I would love to talk to him but i doubt my parents would let me see someone i don’t personally know yet. so i have hangouts if he is still looking to meet people

    • if this is still a valid post I would be interested as well ! 🙂

    • I’m interested in face timing him too if he is still interested.

  • Any deaf events in MA?

    • i know this is almost a year later, but every Second Friday of the month @
      286 Turnpike Rd
      Westborough, MA
      01581 United States.
      There is a deaf social at Chick-Fil-A from 6-8. You do not have to stay the whole time. Please join us to social and eat chicken!!
      Our next one is October 12th. It is made up of mostly level one students and occasionally a deaf person. We’d love it if you’d join us!

  • I’m in California, PA. Any deaf events coming up in the environs?

  • If you are Catholic, there is the annual DeaFest in North Brunswick NJ, don’t know how far that is from any of you. March 25, 2017, and all-day event.

  • Anyone know of any Deaf events in the Pittsburgh, PA area?

  • hello! I am in Connecticut. Any deaf events coming near me?

    • Monthly DEAF Bible Study – Saturday, March 11th at 11:00am
      We meet at a local church where worship services are interpreted, we have potluck lunch, have a Deaf Bible study in ASL (this will be voice interpreted if hearing people want to join us) and enjoy DEAF fellowship. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING FOOD TO SHARE FOR LUNCH.
      Date: Saturday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00am
      Where: Norwich SDA Church
      Address: 400 Harland Rd., Norwich, CT

  • Hi! I am in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Any deaf events coming up around me?

    • Have you discovered any event in Philadelphia? I’m also in the area and trying to research events.

      • Hi. If you look up Philly ASL meetup, you can find some things in your area.