DeafBlind Day in Lafayette, Thursday, June 23

People in a park

From the Lafayette DeafBlind community:

Join us for
7th Annal DeafBlind Day
(Known as White Cane Day and Helen Keller DeafBlind Awareness Celebration)

When: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Listed Plans

9:00 AMGather/socialize at the front of Lafayette Recreation and Parks, 500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette, LA, and then walk the one-lap path-track around the park in suppport of DeafBlind Day
11:00 AMDine/gather/socialize at the ABL centered outdoor lawn and Daigle Hall, 420 Cherry Street (off 409 West St. Mary Boulevard), Lafayette, LA for Lagneaux’s famous Jumbo Chicken or Jumbo Steak Burger Platter with chips and drinks.
NOTE: To get a FREE Borden’s Ice Cream, all is required to be at Daigle Hall at 11:00 to receive a ticket.
NoonAnnouncement of proclamation of DeafBlind Day by City-Parish of Lafayette Mayor-President
12:30 PMPlay indoor and outdoor water games
2:00 PMFinal drawing of National 50/50 Rally given by NADBA and then gather/socialize at Borden’s Ice Cream, 1130 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA

Admission: CHEAP $5.00 for the following promotions:

  • FREE BBQ Jumbo Burger Platter/Drink
  • FREE participation of indoor and outdoor games
  • FREE Borden’s Ice Cream
  • Deadline: Required to pay by June 1st for final headcounts of ordering specialized patties. No walk-ins on the day of the event!!!
  • Hand money in person to one of our co-chairs, Dan Arabie or Michelle Eaton, or mail payment directly to Dan Arabie, 106 Dempsey Drive, Lafayette, LA 70503 with a memo line: 2022 DB Day

Everybody is invited to join us for a fun-filled all-day event

For more information, please contact Dan Arabie by e-mail at or by text at (337) 388-6505 or Michelle Eaton by e-mail at