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Annual Celebration of Abilities Month: October

Find out about UCSD's annual Celebration of Abilities Month, usually held in October.

October is National Disability Awareness Month in the United States. Every year, Celebration of Abilities Month events provide information related to health issues, personal well-being, and disability prevention and management.

Accommodations

Events are wheelchair accessible. To request American Sign Language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations necessary to enable your participation, contact Paula Doss, (858) 534-6744, at least two weeks in advance of the event.

For parking and shuttle information, call (858) 534-RIDE (7433), or see Shuttle Service.

2014 Annual Celebration of Abilities events

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Location: Price Center, Theatre Lobby Foyer 

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11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Celebration of Abilities Art Display: Enjoy the art, meet the artists, and learn about their techniques and talents.

Note: Art is displayed Oct. 1 – Oct. 31 in the Price Center Theatre Foyer. This learning opportunity is co-sponsored by UC San Diego's Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

Thursday, Oct. 23

Location: Price Center – Plaza area
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11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Celebration of Abilities LIVE Entertainment Fest:

  • Mark Goffeney, a popular Guitarist/Vocalist who weaves music and story into an amazing performance; his charismatic energy carries through seamlessly entwining his passionate diversity message.

This dynamo of talent leaves audiences educated, enlightened and pleasingly entertained by his music and tales.

It's a local Easy-Listening and Vocal Renditions Jam!  Come and feel the music and the message.

Diversity Educational Resource Tabling: Be sure to stop by and chat with the many UC San Diego campus community centers' who will be available to provide educational resource information. 

Friday, Oct. 24

University Centers

Price Center Plaza 

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11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Celebration of Abilities LIVE Entertainment Fest:

  • Mark Goffeney,  a popular Guitarist/Vocalist who weaves music and story into an amazing performance; his charismatic energy carries through seamlessly entwining his passionate diversity message.

This entertainer's mastery of the guitar is accompanied by a beautiful voice and comedic stories.

It's a local Easy-Listening and Vocal Renditions Jam!  Come and feel the music and the message.

Note: Light refreshments are available at all events.

2014 Annual Celebration of Abilities events are sponsored by:

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