The following information is being forwarded by the Sports & Recreation Committee of the NFBNJ as a courtesy, in accordance with our continued efforts to share information that may be of interest or of benefit to individuals who are blind and vision-impaired and should not be construed as an official endorsement.
Audio Described & Close Captioned Play at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey
The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey presents an audio described and a close caption performance of “Shakespeare in Love” with a sensory seminar a half-hour before the 2:00 pm matinee on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey is located at:
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940
Please call the theater directly for additional information at 973-408-5600.
Accessible Big Apple Circus Event
The Big Apple Circus of the Senses is providing audience members who have vision, hearing, or cognitive challenges with an exciting, multi-dimensional performing arts experience, integrating theater, dance, and live music with the circus arts. This performance will offer an infrared audio descriptive headset, ASL interpreters, Braille and large print programs, a pre-show interactive touch experience for everyone and post show touch session for blind and low vision individuals bringing the magic of the circus to life!
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Damrash Park at Lincoln Center (Amsterdam Avenue and West 62nd Street) in New York City
$10.00 per ticket
If you’d like to attend this two hour accessibility show with live audio description and ASL interpretation for the Big Apple Circus you can pay using your PayPal account, check or money order.
PayPal users can make their payment of $10.00 per ticket using Linda Melendez’s email address of: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not have PayPal you can make a payment of $10.00 per ticket by check or money order. Please contact Linda Melendez directly at 732 421 7063 Monday through Friday between 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for payment information.
Ski for Light
For 40 years Ski for Light has been promoting fun and fitness for blind, visually impaired and mobility impaired adult age skiers. Sighted guides ski alongside disabled skiers working as a team communicating in effective ways for the skier to move across the snow. This can be one of the most incredible confidence building experiences for a blind or visually impaired person! The deadline to participate in the 2018 Ski for Light Event is November 1, 2017. Visit www.sfl.org for additional information and an application.