Each month, the Governor’s Commission on Disability compiles a list of events that might be of interest to people who have a disability and their families and friends.


What: Vertical Challenge Winter Event 2019 hosted by Brain Injury Association of N.H. For skiers, snowshoers, snowboarders, telemark and adaptive users. Benefits N.H. veterans living with a brain injury.

When: March 9, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where: Bretton Woods Ski Resort, Bretton Woods.

Cost: $125.

Contact: To register, https://bianh.salsalabs.org/vc2019. For information, 225-8400.


What: Hope Rocks! NAMI NH Annual Conference. For people living with mental illness, family members, behavioral health and primary care providers, public policy decision makers.

When: March 9, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Grappone Conference Center, Concord.

Cost: $55.

Contact: Register at https://conta.cc/2BPT3eQ. For information, Liz Hodgkins at 225-5359 or lhodgkins@naminh.org.


What: Take Charge of Your COPD, a patient empowerment workshop presented by Breathe New Hampshire.

When: March 26, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: Concord Hospital’s first-floor Hayes Conference Room.

Cost: Free.

Contact: To register, email info@BreatheNH.org or call 669-2411 by March 20.


What: “Dining in the Dark” hosted by Future In Sight. Indulge in a two-course meal “blindfolded” to give you a glimpse into dining with low vision or blindness.

When: March 19, 6-8:30 p.m.

Where: The Red Blazer, 72 Manchester St., Concord.

Contact: To register, https://bit.ly/2U8Fn5s. For information, call Future In Sight at 224-4039.


What: Deaf Senior Citizens Group will offer a video remote interpreting presentation and discussion on video remote interpreting.

When: March 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, 56 Old Suncook Road, Suite 6, Concord.

Cost: Free.


What: ADA Webinar – Addiction, Recovery and the ADA. Learn how the ADA applies to alcohol addiction and the illegal use of drugs; how the ADA addresses opioid use disorder and medical-assisted treatment.

Contact: To arrange this webinar for an organization, contact the New England ADA at (800) 949-4232 or adainfo@NewEnglandADA.org.

To submit an event for consideration in the calendar, contact Jane Darrell of the Governor’s Commission on Disability at Jane.Darrell@gcd.nh.gov or 271-2773. For more about the commission, located at 121 S. Fruit St., Concord, go to www.nh.gov/disability.