Upcoming Events

March 5, 2020

Rectangular banner advertising HSDC's Cocktails & Connections 2020. The left side has a drawn intricate flower arrangement in a martini glass. The right says "Cocktails & Connections / March 5, 2020 6-8PM / Pacific Tower, Seattle". The top says "Save the Date".

  HSDC’s premier fundraising event returns on March 5. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more updates in early 2020. If you’d like email updates, you can sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page.

More details: Cocktails & Connections 2020

January 1, 2018 — January 1, 2021

  HSDC enables people to meet and connect in meaningful ways within the communities we serve. This calendar shows upcoming events for the Deaf, hard of hearing, and American Sign Language communities, as well as events for people with communication differences, such as stuttering. If you have a suggestion for an event to add, please…

More details: HSDC Community Calendar


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