Signing HQ

When: Monday, June 23rd – Saturday, June 28th, 12:00 – 6:00 PM daily

Where: OPSEU Labour House (31 Wellesley St E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

The Signing HQ will run every afternoon 12–6 PM from Monday, June 23rd to Saturday, June 28th.

Looking for a place to connect with other Deaf folks during WorldPride? Are you interested in connecting with Deaf organizations here in Toronto and Ontario? Would you like to get involved with Deaf artwork and music video projects?

Then drop into the ORAD Signing HQ! We’re open 6 hours every day for 6 days in a row!

The Signing HQ is a great place to drop by to clarify information about ORAD events during WorldPride, to find out which WorldPride events have sign language interpretation, or to meet up with friends!

We’ll also provide you with water—it’s summer after all!

Questions: pride@orad.ca

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IMAGE & TEXT DESCRIPTION: The whole poster is in purple-red horizontal gradient. The font is mainly white.  celebrate WorldPride 2014 with ORAD SIGNING HQ -- Queer & Trans* Deaf-friendly Space --  Image description: dark-coloured drawings of the hand-shapes H and Q. Mon. June 23 – Sat. 28 12 – 6 PM daily OPSEU Labour House 31 Wellesley Street East Toronto, Ontario Canada Wheelchair Accessible Logo.  More info is available online: new2.orad.ca/events/worldpride-2014/signing-hq OPSEU LOGO: the logo is all in white -- three diagonal stripes beside an outline of a trillium flower, OPSEU SEFPO ORAD LOGO - 6 folks (in two pairings each) are between the letters ORAD, red, orange, yellow green, blue and purple folks. Ontario Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

IMAGE & TEXT DESCRIPTION:
The whole poster is in purple-red horizontal gradient. The font is mainly white.
celebrate WorldPride 2014 with ORAD
SIGNING HQ
– Queer & Trans* Deaf-friendly Space –
Image description: dark-coloured drawings of the hand-shapes H and Q.
Mon. June 23 – Sat. 28
12 – 6 PM daily
OPSEU Labour House
31 Wellesley Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Wheelchair Accessible Logo.
More info is available online:
new2.orad.ca/events/worldpride-2014/signing-hq
OPSEU LOGO: the logo is all in white — three diagonal stripes beside an outline of a trillium flower, OPSEU SEFPO
ORAD LOGO – 6 folks (in two pairings each) are between the letters ORAD, red, orange, yellow green, blue and purple folks. Ontario Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

Accessible transit instructions to get to 31 Wellesley Street East:

Subway:

If you are closest to the Bloor-Danforth subway, take the subway to Bloor-Yonge station and transfer southbound on the Yonge line to go to Union station.

If you are closest to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway, take the subway to Union station.

When you get off…

1. Get to the Bay and Wellington northbound bus stop.
2. Transfer to the NORTHBOUND 6 Bay bus to Dupont or to Bloor (Davenport/Yonge). The SOUTHBOUND 6 Bay bus to Queens Quay and Sherbourne is not the right one.
3. At Bay and Wellesley, transfer to the EASTBOUND 94 Wellesley bus to Castle Frank Station. The WESTBOUND 94 Wellesley bus to Ossington Station is not the right one.
4. Get off at Yonge Street before Wellesley Station.
5. You are at Yonge and Wellesley Street West. Cross the street, staying on the same side as where you got off, to get to Wellesley St East.
6. 31 Wellesley Street East is ahead of you.

Bus:

Pape station -
1. Take the SOUTHBOUND 72C Pape bus to Commissioners.
2. At Commissioners and Cherry, transfer to the 172A Cherry Street bus WESTBOUND – St Andrew Station. The EASTBOUND to Commissioners is not the right one.
3. At Bay and Wellington, transfer to the NORTHBOUND 6 Bay bus to Dupont or to Bloor (Davenport/Yonge). The SOUTHBOUND 6 Bay bus to Queens Quay and Sherbourne is not the right one.
4. At Bay and Wellesley, transfer to the EASTBOUND 94 Wellesley bus to Castle Frank Station. The WESTBOUND 94 Wellesley bus to Ossington Station is not the right one.
5. Get off at Yonge Street before Wellesley Station.
6. You are at Yonge and Wellesley Street West. Cross the street, staying on the same side as where you got off, to get to Wellesley St East.
7. 31 Wellesley Street East is ahead of you.

Eglinton or Eglinton West station -
1. Take the 32 Eglinton West bus WESTBOUND.
2. At Eglinton and Oakwood, transfer to 63 Ossington bus SOUTHBOUND.
3. At Ossington station, transfer to the 94 Wellesley bus.
4. Get off at Yonge Street before Wellesley Station.
5. You are at Yonge and Wellesley Street West. Cross the street, staying on the same side as where you got off, to get to Wellesley St East.
6. 31 Wellesley Street East is ahead of you.

Eglinton station -

1. Take the 5 Avenue Rd bus SOUTHBOUND.
2. After the Museum Station bus stop, get off at Queen’s Park Crescent West.
3. Walk from there to Hoskin Avenue.
4. Transfer to the EASTBOUND 94 Wellesley bus to Castle Frank station. The WESTBOUND 94 Wellesley bus to Ossington station is not the right one.
5. Get off at Yonge Street before Wellesley Station.
6. You are at Yonge and Wellesley Street West. Cross the street, staying on the same side as where you got off, to get to Wellesley St East.
7. 31 Wellesley Street East is ahead of you.