Silent Celebration 2018

a picnic in the park!

Silent Celebration, a picnic in the park 

Saturday June 23rd 2018

11am til 2:30pm 2018

Douglas Walker Park Shelter A 1195  84th St Byron Center MI  49315

for more information contact:

or call: 616-732-7358

 Bring the whole family!  Start the summer off with a picnic in the park for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services! We’ll have hot dogs, burgers, water,  expo booths and a silent auction!   
A minimum of a $7 donation for adults and $5 for kids is appreciated. Please note that no dogs, except service dogs, are allowed.  See you there!

We are grateful to our Mayfest Sponsors who include:


A special thanks to the following organizations:

Psi Iota Xi Charitable Organization

JH Transport Benton Harbor MI

Marges Donut Den, Wyoming MI


Kids Camp 2018

July 16 through July 20th 2018

  Monday through Friday 9:00 am until 12pm

 To register please click on the button below


(if you are in need of a scholarship, you must call Deb at 616-732-7358 before registering)


Lions & Tigers & Bears Oh My!

We will visit the John Ball Zoo and enjoy all the exotic animals!


There will be exploring all that Blandford Nature Center has to offer!


A vist to Jester's Court to jump, slide, and bounce while having a great time with peers!


Cost is  $65 per child, $50 for each additional children.  

We welcome all children whether you can pay or not!  

Scholarships are available
For scholarships, please contact Deb Atwood at 616-732-7358x206 or

More Mayfest Sponsors include;

 American Sign Language 

 Classes Begin July 9th 

Registration Now Open

Classes will be held in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Holland, & Grand Haven, & Dewitt

These classes will teach you to communicate with people whose primary language is american sign language. These classes will not qualify you to be a certified interpreter of sign language.

A textbook is required for all classes, however the same textbook is used for all ASL 1,2,3 classes.

All classes are 8 weeks long and meet once a week for 2 hours from 6pm until 8pm

American Sign Language (ASL 1, 2, 3)  Deaf & Hard of Hearing Offices

3680 44th SE Ste 201(around the back)

Kentwood MI 49512

ASL 1  is a beginner sign language class

ASL 2 & 3 are progressively in-depth

American Sign Language Classes (ASL 1&2)

 Grand Rapids

     ASL 1  is a beginner sign language class

 ASL 2 & 3 are progressively in-depth

American Sign Language Classes

Holland (ASL 1 & 2)

ASL 1  is a beginner sign language class

 ASL 2 & 3 are progressively in-depth

American Sign Language Summer (ASL 1&2) Classes in Grand Haven

ASL 1  is a beginner sign language class

 ASL 2 & 3 are progressively in-depth

American Sign Language (ASL) Classes in Dewitt (1 & 2)

Silent Weekend

Full Immersion Experience

Workshops, Peer to Peer Practice, Networking 

Coming Winter 2019


Silent weekend is a full weekend where you can learn, pratice, and succeed at honing your ASL Interpreter skills and knowledge. 

Come for Saturday only or stay for the whole weekend!

This event is open to students and certified interpreters. This workshop usually happens in mid-February.  Stay tuned for 2019!




Mayfest! 2018

A huge thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, and donated to this wonderful event!  Hope to see you all next year!


MayFest is our signature fundraising event.  This special event is your chance to envision the impact of your involvement with Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services. We hope you can join us as we celebrate our accomplishments and look to future success that is only possible through your continued supportAlong with a guest speakers,  we will have an auction and a cash bar.