PNC ASL Coffeehouse is January 24

The Purdue University North Central American Sign Language Club will host an ASL Coffeehouse on Friday, Jan. 24, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Uptown Café, 1400 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso.

The event will feature a fun, interactive activity.

The coffeehouse is open to ASL students as well as community members and children are welcome to attend with a parent or adult. This is a pleasant, casual event for all to enjoy either through participation or as an observer.

Participants are asked to use ASL providing an ideal opportunity to practice ASL to better communicate with friends, co-workers or family members. Coffee, food and drink may be ordered throughout the evening.

The ASL Club has scheduled its coffeehouses through the coming months – Friday, Feb. 21; Friday, March 21 and Friday, April 18. All will be at Uptown Café from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and will feature a guest speaker, group activity or game.

Information about the Purdue North Central ASL Club may be found at www.aslclub.info. Information about other events in the community is posted at: www.nwideaf.org.

Further information about the coffeehouses may be obtained by contacting Joanna Witulski, limited term lecturer in American Sign Language, at pncaslwitulski@yahoo.com.