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December 11, 2003

12/21 Join D.E.A.F. Media at WINTERFEST, Oakland Museum

From: D.E.A.F. Media Inc. - Dec 11, 2003

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Come join D.E.A.F. Media at the Oakland Museum's Family Explorations!


For: WINTERFEST -- A Celebration of Family Traditions
--the Museum's annual festival to learn about the winter traditions of Bay Area families.
Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Las Posadas and more.

DEAF ACTIVITIES for the whole community include:

- Deaf storytelling: Martha Aguilar with holiday classics 1 p.m.

- Deaf artist craft activity: Ron Trumble and D.E.A.F. Media
volunteers will be making snowflake ornaments. 12-3 p.m.
-Interpreted events: Presentation on how to celebrate Kwanza by educator, Greg Hodge and storytelling with James Brooks and Dance Performance--African Queens; Join in a Las Posadas procession with special piñata breaking for children. See the story of of Hanukkah and make delicious latkes. Also, storybook reading, making Papel picado cards and candle making.

WHEN: Sunday, December 21, 2003 12 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: The Oakland Museum of California
Oak and 10th Streets, Oakland
1 block (East) Lake Merritt BART Station

ADMISSION: FREE with D.E.A.F. Media RSVP (this includes free admission to all the museum galleries for the whole day.)

510 841-0165 TTY
510 841-1063 Voice

Voice interpreters provided for non signing family members and friends.

For more info:; or

WinterFest is sponsored by Chevron Texaco Corp. & Wells Fargo
D.E.A.F. Media participation sponsored in part by the George H. Sandy Foundation; and, Donors, volunteers and staff of D.E.A.F.Media, Inc.

D.E.A.F. Media, Inc., 2600 Tenth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
What is D.E.A.F. Media?
D.E.A.F. Media, Inc. was established in 1974 as a Deaf arts and education non-profit corporation dedicated to the advocacy and development of cultural, educational and professional opportunities for the Deaf community. And, through the arts, D.E.A.F. Media promotes the awareness and acceptance of Deaf people by the general public. These goals are accomplished with a commitment to excellence through Deaf centered cultural events, school projects, television, and community partnerships with Bay Area cultural institutions. D.E.A.F. Media also provides information and referral, consultancy and technical assistance in the field of deafness,particularly with regard to the arts and communication.