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Sight, Sound & Strength at Brooklyn Boulders

The Usher Syndrome Society presents:

SIGHT SOUND & STRENGTH at Brooklyn Boulders Somerville

An evening benefitting USH research featuring the hottest whole-body workout - rock climbing & bouldering!

Wednesday, May 2, 2018      5:30-9:00pm
Brooklyn Boulders Somerville (BKBS)
12A Tyler Street  Somerville, MA  map

Join The Usher Syndrome Society at BKBS for an evening of indoor rock climbing and bouldering (no experience necessary), an USH-simulated adaptive climb experience, a high energy fitness class instructed by extreme athlete and disability advocate, Rebecca Alexander, a popup art exhibit with USH education, music, food, beer, wine & more!

All proceeds benefit The Usher Syndrome Society which supports worldwide researchers to find a cure for Usher syndrome (USH); the most common genetic cause of combined deafness and blindness.

Register:

All tickets include climbing, fitness, food and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages

Corporate Groups

Individual

Sponsorship

Register by April 25, 2018

Any inquiries contact: Tori Banu at tori@ushersyndromesociety.org 781-696-6610

Event Schedule:

  •    Popup gallery:  open entire time                                                     
  •    Climbing clinic 1:    6:00-6:45pm                                              
  •    Climbing clinic 2:    7:00-7:45pm                                           
  •    Adaptive climb trial/simulation:  6:00-8:00pm                              
  •    Fitness class by Rebecca Alexander:  7:00-7:45pm              
  •    Refreshments:  7:00-9:00pm                                                
  •    Education panel and short remarks:  8:00pm                  

Event Location:

For more information contact: tori@ushersyndromesociety.org