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Kitchener Walking Group July 14, 2018

7/14/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Fun with Art (Ages: 16-25) July 14, 2018

7/14/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

For ages 16-25. An opportunity to be creative using art as a means of self expression. To learn more, email Keya.Osborne@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Keya Osborne, 647-535-9701

Contact Email: keya.osborne@cnib.ca

Toronto Fringe Festival: Audio Described Performance July 15, 2018

7/15/2018 3:15 PM

Tarragon Theatre Extraspace (30 Bridgman Ave., Toronto)

Toronto Fringe Festival: Sun., July 15, 3:15 p.m. at Tarragon Theatre Extraspace (30 Bridgman Ave., Toronto) Celebrate the Toronto Fringe Festival with an audio described performance of the sketch comedy revue, Generally Hospital. From impossible rules for newborn babies, songs about death, and finding love: the show is an hour of laughter, tears, and more. Get your tickets now at https://fringetoronto.com/festivals/fringe/event/generally-hospital

Event Web Page: https://fringetoronto.com/festivals/fringe/event/generally-hospital

Beep Baseball! July 15, 2018

7/15/2018 7:00 PM

Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough)

Beep Baseball: Every Wednesday & Sunday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough). For ages 8+. A baseball game, unlike anything you've ever heard. Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Brian.McLean@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss July 16, 2018

7/16/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Humanware Tech Presentation: Victor Reader Stratus and Explore magnifier. July 16, 2018

7/16/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Mon., July 16, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Join CNIB and Humanware for a hands-on presentation of two Humanware products. Participants will learn more about the Victor reading device and have an opportunity to test the Explore hand-held magnifiers.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Shane Laurnitus; 416-486-2500,,7459

Contact Email: Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca

Hamilton On-Going Support Group July 16, 2018

7/16/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB, 115 Parkdale Avenue South, Hamilton, 1st Floor Boardroom.

Please join us for an information session about vision loss and eye research. This includes a discussion from our Low Vision Specialist, about current and up to date facts. There will also be an opportunity for individuals to ask questions and share their experiences with vision loss. Friends and family members are welcome!   Date:  Monday, July 16, 2018 Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Address:  CNIB, 115 Parkdale Avenue South, Hamilton, 1st Floor Boardroom. For more information, please contact: Vonnie at vonnie.phonthaphanh@cnib.ca  or Grace at grace.bell@cnib.ca 1-800-265-4127 ext 5363

Contact Name/Phone Number: Vonnie Phonthaphanh or Grace Bell 1-800-265-4127 ext 5363

Contact Email: vonnie.phonthaphanh@cnib.ca or grace.bell@cnib.ca

Guided Yoga July 16, 2018

7/16/2018 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Guided Yoga at The Hub. We provide the Mats!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group July 17, 2018

7/17/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Explore the World of Art July 17, 2018

7/17/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018: Every child is an artist and today is the day to come out and showcase it! Join us as we learn to paint, sculpt and create art you can bring home. You will also get to hear from a college student about their experience in pursuing higher education in the Arts! Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $5.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Using Siri on iDevices - Barrie July 17, 2018

7/17/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka, 20 Anne Street South, Large Meeting Room

Learn how to use Siri, the intelligent personal assistant on iDevices, to send text/email messages, book appointments in your calendar, set reminders and much more! Participants can bring in their own iPhone/iPad if it is a newer model that has Siri on it. Participants without an iDevice will be able to use one of our training iPads for the session.   Capacity is limited to 4 people. To register on the date of your choice, contact Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology at marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca or 705-728-3352 ext. 5290.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology, 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Be your own boss - entrepreneurship & innovation with CNIB July 17, 2018

7/17/2018 2:00 PM

10 – 11a Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 4Z3

Have a brilliant idea for an app or product but don't know how to make it a reality? Are you an entrepreneur and want to learn about the different resources available to people with sight loss? Do you dream of being your own boss and want to learn more about self-employment? Join Kevin Shaw, Founder and CEO of TellMe TV, at an exclusive entrepreneurship meetup to mix and mingle with other entrepreneurs and learn more about self-employment. Discover how to create opportunities for self-employment, what it takes to be self-employed, how to turn an idea into a successful business, and explore community resources available. Register Today! Space is limited. Email entrepreneurship@cnib.ca to RSVP.

Contact Email: entrepreneurship@cnib.ca

Humanware Tech Presentation: Victor Reader Trek and Connect 12. July 18, 2018

7/18/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Wed., July 18, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Be among the first to learn about the Victor Reader Trek—an intuitive device that combines the world-renowned Stream, the smallest digital book and media reader, with a state of the art navigation system. Participants will also have an opportunity to play with Connect 12: a high-performance digital magnifier with the versatility of a tablet.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Shane Laurnitus; 416-486-2500,,7459

Contact Email: Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca

The Braille Club (new!) July 18, 2018

7/18/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

A casual gathering for all who are interested in exploring braille. An opportunity to learn, engage and share. All are welcome - not just CNIB participants. To learn more, email Karen.Brophey@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Karen Brophey , 416-486-2500 ext 3180

Contact Email: karen.brophey@cnib.ca

Entrepreneurial conference in french July 18, 2018

7/18/2018 3:00 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

Claudia Nigrelli will talk about CAAP and MINDSET during this conference.

Toastmasters Club July 18, 2018

7/18/2018 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Learn how to effectively organize, formulate and communicate your ideas to others! A public speaking club - open to everyone in the community - not just CNIB participants. To learn more, email Karen.Brophey@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Karen Brophey , 416-486-2500 ext 3180

Contact Email: karen.brophey@cnib.ca

Beep Baseball! July 18, 2018

7/18/2018 7:00 PM

Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough)

Beep Baseball: Every Wednesday & Sunday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough). For ages 8+. A baseball game, unlike anything you've ever heard. Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Brian.McLean@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: One Upon A Time July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Thursday, July 19, 2018: There was a group of children magically transported to the land of fairy tales! Join us as we go scavenger hunting for all of Jack’s missing objects from Jack in the Beanstalk. A day full of arts, crafts, and cooking all revolved around your favourite fairy tales and storybooks! Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $5.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Barrie -The Basics of iDevices – Swiping, Double Tapping and More July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 10:30 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Large Meeting Room

Come learn the basic finger gestures of an iPhone/iPad. Soon you will be swiping left and right and three finger double tapping your way around operating an iDevice. This session is suited for individuals who are partially sighted. ​Space is limited to 5 people.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology, 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

CNIB Ottawa Walking Group July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 1:30 PM

1355 Bank St. Suite 101. Ottawa, ON K1J 8K7

Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. RSVP to Kathleen Forestell@cnib.ca, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathleen Forestell, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Email: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

CNIB/Achilles Running/Walking Club (New!) July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Open to all runners and walkers, this weekly club will meet at The Hub and train around the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery and Beltline. Take advantage of running or walking with a group and meet new friends!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Get Together With Technology (GTT) July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Sharing sessions to help participants become more comfortable with technology and get the most out of their electronic devices. To learn more, email gtt.toronto@gmail.com.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ian.j.White57@gmail.com

Contact Email: ian.j.white57@gmail.com

Night Steps Windsor July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 6:00 PM

Malden Park

Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Windsor will support technology progams that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss.  Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepsontario@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Email: NightStepsWindsor@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1418&pg=entry

Learn to Sew July 20, 2018

7/20/2018 9:00 AM

Stoney Creek Lions Club, 14 Sherwood Park Rd, Stoney Creek

Ever wanted to challenge yourself? Learn all about the basics of hand sewing and how to make your own pillow on a machine for you take home! In addition, if you have any questions about post-secondary, you will get to hear from college/university students about their experiences in pursuing a higher education. Ages: 10-18 Fee: $5.00 Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018 Time: 9am to 3pm Address: Stoney Creek Lions Club (Drop off & Pickup) 14 Sherwood Park Rd, Stoney Creek, ON

Contact Name/Phone Number: 905-528-8555 ext. 5363

Contact Email: ailish.kennelly@cnib.ca

Barrie Spring Cleaning in Summer Event July 20, 2018

7/20/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka, 20 Anne Street South, Barrie - Large Meeting Room

Welcome all garage sale hunters!! We are clearing out some equipment from our cupboards! Some things donated, some things discontinued. Items come as they are shown. "Early bird gets the worm." All items are free but we would welcome any small donation that can be put towards our Accessibility Technology program. For more information, contact Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology at marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca or 705-728-3352 ext. 5290.  

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Zootherapy session July 20, 2018

7/20/2018 1:00 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

A pet therapy session will take place in our new hub. On the program, four zootherapists motivated to transmit their passion will be present for participants to flatter their animals (eg dogs, guinea pigs) and to discuss the benefits of pet therapy.

Kitchener Walking Group July 21, 2018

7/21/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Beep Baseball! July 22, 2018

7/22/2018 7:00 PM

Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough)

Beep Baseball: Every Wednesday & Sunday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough). For ages 8+. A baseball game, unlike anything you've ever heard. Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Brian.McLean@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss July 23, 2018

7/23/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Guided Yoga July 23, 2018

7/23/2018 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Guided Yoga at The Hub. We provide the Mats!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Kitchener 5-a-side Soccer! July 23, 2018

7/23/2018 6:45 PM

Core Recreation and Lifestyle Complex, 401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener ON N2P 2N8

5-a-side Soccer: Every other Monday, 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Core Recreation and Lifestyle Complex (401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener ON N2P 2N8). A fun game with a new approach that is focused on skill development, communication and teamwork! Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Ruth.Millard@cnib.ca. Only 3 sessions remain on the following dates: July 23, August 13 + 27. Come out and challenge yourself!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group July 24, 2018

7/24/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Kid Confidence! July 24, 2018

7/24/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Tuesday, July 24, 2018: Let’s get in shape and go home safe! Learn how to be alert and aware of your surroundings through our self-defence course taught by Heritage Martial Arts. Participate in a full day of sporting activities from goal ball to yoga!  Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $5.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Barrie - Using Google Assistant on Android Devices July 24, 2018

7/24/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Large Meeting Room

Learn how to use Google Assistant, the intelligent personal assistant on Android devices, to send text/email messages, book appointments in your calendar, set reminders and much more! Participants will need to bring in their own Android device that has Google Assistant on it. Capacity is limited to 4 people

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Hamilton Knitting Social July 24, 2018

7/24/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB, 115 Parkdale Avenue South, Hamilton, 1st Floor Boardroom.

Come out and have fun, socialize and meet others with vision loss.  It is a chance to learn a new skill or brush up on your knitting skills. This is a good opportunity to connect with others and make new friends. Volunteers will be available to help facilitate the knitting social, and answer questions so all levels of knitters are welcome. Can't make it for the whole time, come for part of it.   Date:  Tuesday, July 24, 2018  Time:  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Address:  CNIB, 115 Parkdale Avenue South, Hamilton, 1st Floor Boardroom. For more information, please contact: Vonnie at vonnie.phonthaphanh@cnib.ca  or Grace at grace.bell@cnib.ca 1-800-265-4127 ext 5363

Contact Name/Phone Number: Vonnie Phonthaphanh or Grace Bell 1-800-265-4127 ext 5363

Contact Email: vonnie.phonthaphanh@cnib.ca or grace.bell@cnib.ca

Technology Session - NuEyes Demonstration July 25, 2018

7/25/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

NuEyes Easy smartglasses is the first ever lightweight, wireless, voice-activated, low vision aid for people with sight loss. Numerous changes can be made to the smartglasses based on visual needs, such as 1x to 12x magnification or changing the contrast of colours. The device can scan barcodes, QR codes, take pictures and videos. Learn more about NuEyes at an information session followed by hands-on trials of the product *Space is limited, RSVP with Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Shane Laurnitus; 416-486-2500,,7459

Contact Email: Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca

Entrepreneurial confence in english July 25, 2018

7/25/2018 3:00 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

Claudia Nigrelli will talk about CAAP and MINDSET during this conference.

Hamilton Social Night July 25, 2018

7/25/2018 4:00 PM

Tracie's Place Restaurant and Karaoke, 592 Upper James Street, Hamilton

Come out to meet, socialize and connect with some of the Hamilton Group Leads, and others with vision loss.  It is a chance to enjoy good food, great company and chatter. You can stay for as along as you like, or for the whole duration of the time. Please provide your own transportation. The event is at your own cost.  Drop in anytime between 4pm and 7pm and stay for karaoke starting at 7pm.   Date:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (no date in August)            Wednesday, September 5, 2018          Wednesday, October 3, 2018          Wednesday, November 7, 2018          Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Time:  Starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Tracie's Place Restaurant and Karaoke, 592 Upper James Street, Hamilton. For more information, please contact: Siena at Siena.Trigiani@cnib.ca  or Eric at Eric.Bourgeois@cnib.ca 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Siena Trigiani or Eric Bourgeois 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: Siena.Trigiani@cnib.ca or Eric.Bourgeois@cnib.ca

Home Improvement at The Hub July 25, 2018

7/25/2018 6:00 PM

TBD

Have you ever wanted to tackle a do-it-yourself task around the house but didn’t think you could do it? Planning on crafting a side table, hanging a picture or replacing a kitchen counter? Let Chris Judge help you achieve your goal! Chris Judge is "the blind builder," and there’s nothing he loves more than getting into the workshop to build something. Joined by his DIY partner in crime Alex Haider, Chris works on projects around the home and in the Halifax community making projects accessible with tool hacks and tips on the AMI-tv original series, Eyes for the Job. Join us for great tips and advice on around-the-home handywork and watch two episodes of AMI-tv's Eyes for the Job. Oh, and did we mention there will be snacks? • When: Wed., July 25, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. • Where: Location TBD based on interest. Either the CNIB GTA Community Hub or CNIB Bayview. Have a burning home improvement question you want expert advice on? Send them with your RSVP and Chris might answer them at the event! RSVP to christine.malec@cnib.ca

Beep Baseball! July 25, 2018

7/25/2018 7:00 PM

Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough)

Beep Baseball: Every Wednesday & Sunday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough). For ages 8+. A baseball game, unlike anything you've ever heard. Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Brian.McLean@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Chef It Up! July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Thursday, July 26, 2018: Get ready to spice it up! Spend the day as chefs through our cooking class where you’ll learn about choosing healthy foods options and budgeting. You'll get to make (and eat!!) your own pizza, black bean brownies, and finish it off with a healthy smoothie. Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $10.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Barrie - The Basics of iDevices – Swiping, Double Tapping and More July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 10:30 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Large Meeting Room

Come learn the basic finger gestures of an iPhone/iPad. Soon you will be swiping left and right and three finger double tapping your way around operating an iDevice. This session is suited for individuals who are partially sighted. Space is limited to 5 people.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Technology Session - OrCam Demonstration July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Learn how OrCam can help you with reading text, identifying products and familiar faces. Nada Jorna (National Sales Manager for OrCam in Canada) will be providing an information session followed by hands-on trials of the product *Space is limited, RSVP with Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Shane Laurnitus; 416-486-2500,,7459

Contact Email: Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca

CNIB Ottawa Walking Group July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 1:30 PM

1355 Bank St. Suite 101. Ottawa, ON K1J 8K7

Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. RSVP to Kathleen Forestell@cnib.ca, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathleen Forestell, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Email: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

Deleted: Barrie Beyond Vision Loss Monthly Drop-in Group July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 2:00 PM

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka, 20 Anne Street South, Barrie

The Beyond Vision Loss drop-in group is free and is open to clients, family and friends. We invite you to join us for light refreshments and the chance to learn from special presenters, share, and meet other people who are experiencing sight loss.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

CNIB/Achilles Running/Walking Club (New!) July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 6:15 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Open to all runners and walkers, this weekly club will meet at The Hub and train around the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery and Beltline. Take advantage of running or walking with a group and meet new friends!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Woodturning July 26, 2018

7/26/2018 6:15 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Participants will tackle a new project at every meeting. *Space is limited, please RSVP with Brian.McLean@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Kitchener Walking Group July 28, 2018

7/28/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Parents Educational Resources for Kids (PERK) July 29, 2018

7/29/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events. To learn more, email Rhonda.Underhill-Gray@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Rhonda Underhill-Gray, 647-535-8962

Contact Email: Rhonda.Underhill-Gray@cnib.ca

Beep Baseball! July 29, 2018

7/29/2018 7:00 PM

Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough)

Beep Baseball: Every Wednesday & Sunday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Maryvale Park (5 Trestleside Grove, Scarborough). For ages 8+. A baseball game, unlike anything you've ever heard. Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Brian.McLean@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss July 30, 2018

7/30/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Guided Yoga July 30, 2018

7/30/2018 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub - 1525 Yonge Street

Guided Yoga at The Hub. We provide the Mats!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean, 416 486-2500,,7618

Contact Email: Brian.McLean@cnib.ca

Kids Camps Registration for Ages 12-18 July 31, 2018

7/31/2018 8:45 AM

Regina, Girl Guides Building located 1530 Broadway Ave and Saskatoon, CNIB located at 1705 McKercher

Our summer day camps in Regina and Saskatoon each summer provide an opportunity for kids ages 12 to 18 to enjoy recreational activities with their peers, while both enhancing and building life skills. Camp focuses on travelling safely, socializing, preparing meals independently, keeping active and self-advocacy. During the last few camps, activities have included: swimming, kayaking, dragon boating, games, crafts, horseback riding, receiving first aid training, travelling around the city, practicing their orientation and mobility skills, money management, learning independent living skills and self-advocacy skills! CNIB Regina and Saskatoon are now accepting registrations for Summer Day Camps on the following days:​ July 31 and August 1, 2018 for ages 12-18 ***Counselors in Training, ages 16-18, needed for this camp.

Contact Name/Phone Number: In Saskatoon Ashley Hay (306) 374-4545, In Regina - Ashley Nemeth at (306) 565-5413

Contact Email: email: ashley.hay@cnib.ca or email: ashley.nemeth@cnib.ca​

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Ground July 31, 2018

7/31/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Climb Your Way to the Top July 31, 2018

7/31/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Tuesday, July 31, 2018: Ever wanted to reach new heights and test your limits? Join us as we will spend the morning playing sports and learning all about health living. Then in the afternoon you'll get to soar to new heights as we rock climb! Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $5.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Barrie - Using Google Assistant on Android Devices July 31, 2018

7/31/2018 1:00 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Large Meeting Room

Learn how to use Google Assistant, the intelligent personal assistant on Android devices, to send text/email messages, book appointments in your calendar, set reminders and much more! Participants will need to bring in their own Android device that has Google Assistant on it.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Knowledge is Power August 02, 2018

8/2/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Thursday, August 2, 2018: Spend the day where learning and fun unite. Learn all about STEM through many exhibits like the walking piano, magnetic wall, and more. We’ll conclude with a guided lesson in the Maker’s studio specially made for us! Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $5.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Barrie - Using Siri on iDevices August 02, 2018

8/2/2018 10:30 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Large Meeting Room

Learn how to use Siri, the intelligent personal assistant on iDevices, to send text/email messages, book appointments in your calendar, set reminders and much more! Participants can bring in their own iPhone/iPad if it is a newer model that has Siri on it. Participants without an iDevice will be able to use one of our training iPads for the session.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group August 02, 2018

8/2/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

CNIB Ottawa Walking Group August 02, 2018

8/2/2018 1:30 PM

1355 Bank St. Suite 101. Ottawa, ON K1J 8K7

Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. RSVP to Kathleen Forestell@cnib.ca, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathleen Forestell, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Email: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

Kitchener Wing Social August 02, 2018

8/2/2018 4:00 PM

Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, Kitchener

Come on out for a great chance to enjoy wings, great company and chatter. You can stay as long as you wish and the event is at your own cost. Feel free to bring any friends and family!   Date:  Thursdays once a month Aug 2, Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, 2018. Time:  starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, Kitchener For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

CNIB Summer Activities (Ages 10-18) Hamilton August 03, 2018

8/3/2018 9:00 AM

Mohawk College 135 Fennell Ave W, Hamilton, ON L9C 0E5

Experience Mohawk College! Explore a post secondary education by having a tour of the Mohawk College Hamilton campus. Spend the day learning about all the interesting and fun facilities that the college provides as well as sensory spaces! Date: Friday, August 3, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. RSVP: Friday, July 27, 2018 ***Lunch is not provided. For more information, please contact: Ailish Kennelly or Janna-Marie Crawford 905-528-8555 ext. 5363 ailish.kennelly@cnib.ca jannamarie.crawford@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ailish Kennelly or Janna-Marie Crawford 905-528-8555 ext. 5363

Contact Email: ailish.kennelly@cnib.ca; jannamarie.crawford@cnib.ca

Kitchener Walking Group August 04, 2018

8/4/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Cupcakes confection and decoration August 04, 2018

8/4/2018 1:00 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

A professional cook will be part of this activity. Participants will make their own cupcakes and decorate them.

CNIB Office will be closed August 6th for the Civic Holiday August 06, 2018

8/6/2018 12:00 AM

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka

CNIB Office will be closed August 6th for the Civic Holiday

Barrie Waterfront Walking Group August 07, 2018

8/7/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Misson ImPOSSIBLE August 07, 2018

8/7/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Tuesday, August 7, 2018: You have been chosen for an elite mission should you choose to accept it! Join us and earn your spy certification where you’ll learn about teamwork as you try to escape from a villain trap, build confidence as you maneuver through a maze, and get Nerf gun training to become the best spy possible. Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $5.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Sarnia Summer Picnic August 07, 2018

8/7/2018 12:00 PM

The Kiwanis Pavillion, Canatera Park, Sarnia

You Are Invited To The Annual Sarnia Lions Club Summer Picnic!   Date:     Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Time:     12:00 Place:     The Kiwanis Pavillion, Canatera Park, Sarnia   The Sarnia Lions Club cordially invites you and a guest to attend the Annual Summer Picnic. Details of the picnic are highlighted above. Please arrange your own transportation.   Please RSVP to White Cane Club at 519-337-3606 if you plan to attend

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Welcome to the Jungle August 09, 2018

8/9/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Thursday, August 9, 2018: Venture into the wild side and discover some of the coolest animals on our planet. Interact with a variety of creatures brought to you by Hands on Exotic and learn about how they thrive in the wild. Afterwards, continue exploring nature by making your own terrarium that you get to bring home. Runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6-12. There is a $510.00 fee.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group August 09, 2018

8/9/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

CNIB Ottawa Walking Group August 09, 2018

8/9/2018 1:30 PM

1355 Bank St. Suite 101. Ottawa, ON K1J 8K7

Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. RSVP to Kathleen Forestell@cnib.ca, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathleen Forestell, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Email: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

Youth launch August 11, 2018

8/11/2018 12:00 AM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

During the launch, many activities will be offered for families.

Kitchener SCORE Summer Program: Bingeman's Family Fun Day August 11, 2018

8/11/2018 9:00 AM

Kitchener

Saturday, August 11, 2018: Get ready for some fun in the sun! Come join us at Bingeman’s and get a chance connect with the CNIB community as you ride down the water slides! Relax in the wave pool and splash around in the water playground on this day of family fun. More details to come. There is a $10.00 fee per person.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Emer Ferguson, 519-404-9698 and Michelle Truong, 519-401-5804

Contact Email: Emer.Ferguson@cnib.ca and Michelle.Truong@cnib.ca

Kitchener Walking Group August 11, 2018

8/11/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss August 13, 2018

8/13/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Oakville enVision August 13, 2018

8/13/2018 10:00 AM

St Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7

enVISION Oakville is a monthly peer support program designed for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances. Participants are provided with opportunities to learn from each other by sharing information and lived experiences, to enjoy social interaction and to gain knowledge from guest speakers about a variety of relevant topics.    Date:  Second Monday of the month Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.) Address:  St Paul’s United Church  454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Hamilton Salad Xpress August 13, 2018

8/13/2018 11:00 AM

CNIB, 115 Parkdale Avenue South, Hamilton, 1st Floor Boardroom

Come join us for an afternoon of fun, socializing, and salad making! It is a chance for individuals with vision loss to practice daily living skills. This session will be BYOI, Bring Your Own Ingredients, as everyone is encouraged to bring an ingredient, and/or dressing of their choosing for their salad. Participants will be able to share toppings and experiences while meeting new people. Volunteers will be available if any assistance is needed. If you can’t make it for the whole time, come for part of it.   Date: Monday, August 13, 2018Time:  11:00am to 2:00pm Address:  CNIB, 115 Parkdale Avenue South, Hamilton, 1st Floor Boardroom For more information, please contact: Vonnie at vonnie.phonthaphanh@cnib.ca or Grace at grace.bell@cnib.ca 1-800-265-4127 ext. 5363

Contact Name/Phone Number: Vonnie Phonthaphanh or Grace Bell 1-800-265-4127 ext 5363

Contact Email: vonnie.phonthaphanh@cnib.ca or grace.bell@cnib.ca

Kitchener 5-a-side Soccer! August 13, 2018

8/13/2018 6:45 PM

Core Recreation and Lifestyle Complex, 401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener ON N2P 2N8

5-a-side Soccer: Every other Monday, 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Core Recreation and Lifestyle Complex (401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener ON N2P 2N8). A fun game with a new approach that is focused on skill development, communication and teamwork! Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Ruth.Millard@cnib.ca. Only 3 sessions remain on the following dates: July 23, August 13 + 27. Come out and challenge yourself!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group August 14, 2018

8/14/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Meditation August 15, 2018

8/15/2018 7:00 PM

Montreal Hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

Meditation

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group August 16, 2018

8/16/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

CNIB Ottawa Walking Group August 16, 2018

8/16/2018 1:30 PM

1355 Bank St. Suite 101. Ottawa, ON K1J 8K7

Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. RSVP to Kathleen Forestell@cnib.ca, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathleen Forestell, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Email: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

CNIB Summer Activities (Ages 10-18) Hamilton August 17, 2018

8/17/2018 5:00 PM

CNIB Hamilton, 115 Parkdale Ave. S, Hamilton, ON.

Solve the Clues, Solve the Mystery! Explore a sensory filled escape room full of twists and turns! Work together as a team to try and solve the clues. Afterwards, join us fora pizza party to celebrate the end of the summer! Fee: $5.00 Date: Friday, August 17th, 2018 Time: 5-7pm Address: CNIB (Drop off & Pickup) 115 Parkdale Ave S, Hamilton, ON L8K 6K4 RSVP: Friday, July 27, 2018 ***Please notify us of any dietary restrictions For more information, please contact: Ailish Kennelly or Janna-Marie Crawford 905-528-8555 ext. 5363 ailish.kennelly@cnib.ca, jannamarie.crawford@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ailish Kennelly or Janna-Marie Crawford 905-528-8555 ext. 5363

Contact Email: ailish.kennelly@cnib.ca; jannamarie.crawford@cnib.ca

Kitchener Walking Group August 18, 2018

8/18/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Tasting in the Dark! August 19, 2018

8/19/2018 12:00 PM

Cooper's Hawk Vineyards, 1425 Iler Road Harrow, ON

Tasting in the Dark at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards Explore wine tasting in a whole new way! Join CNIB on Aug. 19, 2018, at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards for a unique wine tasting experience. Allow your senses to come alive at a one-hour blindfolded wine tasting of Cooper's Hawk finest vintages. Tickets are $30 each. Proceeds raised will help CNIB provide programs and support to local members of the community who are blind and partially sighted. - Where: Cooper's Hawk Vineyards, 1425 Iler Road Harrow, ON. - When: Sunday, August 19, 2018. - Two tasting sessions available: noon or 2 p.m. Seating is limited! Grab your tickets today at cnib.ca/tastinginthedark Together, we will change what it is to be blind today. For more information call Cooper's Hawk at 519-738-4295 or email AnneMarie.Grant@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Anne Marie Grant. 519.253.1900 x5183

Contact Email: AnneMarie.Grant@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cnib.ca/tastinginthedark

SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss August 20, 2018

8/20/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group August 21, 2018

8/21/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

"TechTalk Tuesday” Online Meetings August 21, 2018

8/21/2018 6:00 PM

Online

This phone group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. Participants are required to have or download the free “TeamTalk 5” audio/video/chat to their computer or mobile device. The facilitator will send a configuration file to automatically set you up to join the TechTalk group. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Jim Noseworthy, CNIB Specialist, Assistive Technology (Fredericton, NB) 1-800-563-2642 ext. 5604.

Contact Email: jim.noseworthy@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUlMasWkhXs&feature=youtu.be

Relaxation session August 22, 2018

8/22/2018 7:00 PM

Montreal Hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

Completude Sophrology School will be offering a relaxation session.

Barrie Gaining Grounds Coffee Group August 23, 2018

8/23/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka, 20 Anne Street South, Barrie

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. For more information or to register, please contact Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership at lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca or 705-728-3352 ext. 5281.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Night Steps Thunder Bay August 24, 2018

8/24/2018 6:00 PM

Marina Park (Prince Arthurs Landing)

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. Last year, a small group of 30 people joined our walk at Marina Park and together we raised $2,000 for our Peer Support and Vision Mate programs. This year is CNIB's 100th Birthday and we want to make a BIG impact! We hope to have even more two and four legged friends join us under the stars and our goal is to raise $10,000. How will your donation be used? Funds raised will support CNIB's Accessible Technology Program in Thunder Bay which provides hands-on technology training, workshops, support and guidance for blind and partially sighted people in the region. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, August 24, 2018. Venue: Marina Park (Prince Arthurs Landing) City: Thunder Bay, ON. Time: 6 p.m For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepsontario@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepsthunderbay@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepsthunderbay@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1400&pg=entry

Kitchener Walking Group August 25, 2018

8/25/2018 10:30 AM

Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON

Weather permitting, individuals with vision loss meet at Victoria Park every Saturday to walk the loop around the lake. This group will meet throughout the summer until the weather turns cold.  No walking available on holidays.  Volunteers as sighted guides as requested and available.  Date:  Every Saturday Time:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Address: Victoria Park, 7 Devon Street, Kitchener, ON  If you require orientation and mobility services prior to this event, please contact CNIB.For more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss August 27, 2018

8/27/2018 2:00 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener 5-a-side Soccer! August 27, 2018

8/27/2018 6:45 PM

Core Recreation and Lifestyle Complex, 401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener ON N2P 2N8

5-a-side Soccer: Every other Monday, 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Core Recreation and Lifestyle Complex (401 New Dundee Rd, Kitchener ON N2P 2N8). A fun game with a new approach that is focused on skill development, communication and teamwork! Try a new sport and meet new people! Open to all – regardless of experience. To RSVP and learn more, email Ruth.Millard@cnib.ca. Only 3 sessions remain on the following dates: July 23, August 13 + 27. Come out and challenge yourself!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group August 28, 2018

8/28/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

"TechTalk Tuesday” Online Meetings August 28, 2018

8/28/2018 6:00 PM

Online

This phone group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. Participants are required to have or download the free “TeamTalk 5” audio/video/chat to their computer or mobile device. The facilitator will send a configuration file to automatically set you up to join the TechTalk group. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Jim Noseworthy, CNIB Specialist, Assistive Technology (Fredericton, NB) 1-800-563-2642 ext. 5604.

Contact Email: jim.noseworthy@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUlMasWkhXs&feature=youtu.be

CNIB Ottawa Walking Group August 30, 2018

8/30/2018 1:30 PM

1355 Bank St. Suite 101. Ottawa, ON K1J 8K7

Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. Join us for a relaxing walk along the Ottawa river! Bring good walking shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. The group meets every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Office on Bank St. RSVP to Kathleen Forestell@cnib.ca, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathleen Forestell, 613-563-4021 x5011.

Contact Email: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group September 04, 2018

9/4/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

"TechTalk Tuesday” Online Meetings September 04, 2018

9/4/2018 6:00 PM

Online

This phone group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. Participants are required to have or download the free “TeamTalk 5” audio/video/chat to their computer or mobile device. The facilitator will send a configuration file to automatically set you up to join the TechTalk group. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Jim Noseworthy, CNIB Specialist, Assistive Technology (Fredericton, NB) 1-800-563-2642 ext. 5604.

Contact Email: jim.noseworthy@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUlMasWkhXs&feature=youtu.be

St. Catharines Adjustment to Vision Loss Program September 05, 2018

9/5/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Niagara Adjustment to Vision Loss Program September 05, 2018

9/5/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Hamilton Social Night September 05, 2018

9/5/2018 4:00 PM

Tracie's Place Restaurant and Karaoke, 592 Upper James Street, Hamilton

Come out to meet, socialize and connect with some of the Hamilton Group Leads, and others with vision loss.  It is a chance to enjoy good food, great company and chatter. You can stay for as along as you like, or for the whole duration of the time. Please provide your own transportation. The event is at your own cost.  Drop in anytime between 4pm and 7pm and stay for karaoke starting at 7pm. Date:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (no date in August)            Wednesday, September 5, 2018          Wednesday, October 3, 2018          Wednesday, November 7, 2018          Wednesday, December 5, 2018Time:  Starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Tracie's Place Restaurant and Karaoke, 592 Upper James Street, Hamilton. For more information, please contact: Siena at Siena.Trigiani@cnib.ca  or Eric at Eric.Bourgeois@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Siena Trigiani or Eric Bourgeois 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: Siena.Trigiani@cnib.ca or Eric.Bourgeois@cnib.ca

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group September 06, 2018

9/6/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener Wing Night Social September 06, 2018

9/6/2018 4:00 PM

Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, Kitchener

Come on out for a great chance to enjoy wings, great company and chatter. You can stay as long as you wish and the event is at your own cost. Feel free to bring any friends and family!  Date:  Thursdays once a month Aug 2, Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, 2018.Time:  starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, KitchenerFor more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Night Steps Brantford September 06, 2018

9/6/2018 7:00 PM

W. Ross Macdonald School, 350 Brant Ave, Brantford, ON N3T 3J9

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Brantford will support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 Venue: W. Ross Macdonald School, 350 Brant Ave, Brantford, ON N3T 3J9 City: Brantford, ON. Time: 7:00 p.m. For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepsbrantford@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepsbrantford@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepsbrantford@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1411&pg=entry

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss September 10, 2018

9/10/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Oakville enVision September 10, 2018

9/10/2018 10:00 AM

St Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7

enVISION Oakville is a monthly peer support program designed for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances.Participants are provided with opportunities to learn from each other by sharing information and lived experiences, to enjoy social interaction and to gain knowledge from guest speakers about a variety of relevant topics.   Date:  Second Monday of the month Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)Address:  St Paul’s United Church  454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

"Beyond Vision Loss" Day at CNIB Lake Joseph Centre September 11, 2018

9/11/2018 8:00 AM

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre, 4 Joe Finley Way, MacTier

Join in this fantastic day in Muskoka where activities abound. Transportation and lunch are included. Seating is limited so register soon. Registration closes July 26th. Cost for the day is $42 per person.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group September 11, 2018

9/11/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

"TechTalk Tuesday” Online Meetings September 11, 2018

9/11/2018 6:00 PM

Online

This phone group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. Participants are required to have or download the free “TeamTalk 5” audio/video/chat to their computer or mobile device. The facilitator will send a configuration file to automatically set you up to join the TechTalk group. Registration is needed.

Event Web Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUlMasWkhXs&feature=youtu.be

McGill presentation in french September 11, 2018

9/11/2018 7:30 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

McGill ophthalmology students will be doing a presentation about visual health and prevention.

Niagara Adjustment to Vision Loss Program September 12, 2018

9/12/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group September 13, 2018

9/13/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Night Steps Peterborough September 14, 2018

9/14/2018 6:00 PM

Nicholls Oval Park

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Peterborough will support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September, 14, 2018 Venue: Nicholls Oval Park City: Peterborough, ON Time: 6:00 PM For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepspeterborough@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepspeterborough@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepspeterborough@cnib.ca

Night Steps Toronto September 14, 2018

9/14/2018 6:00 PM

Ashbridges Bay Park, Toronto.

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. Last year, over 230 people joined our walk at Ashbridges Bay and together we raised $40,000 for Youth Empowerment programs. This year we hope to have even more two and four-legged friends join us under the stars and our goal is to raise $45,000. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Toronto will support CNIB's Career Support and Employment programs. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September, 14, 2018 Venue: Ashbridges Bay Park City: Toronto, ON. Time: 6:00 PM For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepstoronto@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepstoronto@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepstoronto@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1390&pg=entry

Nightsteps Kitchener Waterloo September 14, 2018

9/14/2018 6:00 PM

TBD

Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference!   Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community.   In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars.   How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Kitchener-Waterloo will support technology progams that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps: Join us under the stars video -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be

Contact Name/Phone Number: NightStepsKW@cnib.ca

Contact Email: NightStepsKW@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://www.cnibnightsteps.ca

Night Steps London September 14, 2018

9/14/2018 7:00 PM

Springbank Park, 205 Wonderland Rd S, London, ON N6K 3T3

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps London support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September, 14, 2018 Venue: Springbank Park, 205 Wonderland Rd S, London, ON N6K 3T3 City: London, ON. Time: 7:00 PM For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepslondon@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepslondon@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepslondon@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1414&pg=entry

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss September 17, 2018

9/17/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group September 18, 2018

9/18/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

"TechTalk Tuesday” Online Meetings September 18, 2018

9/18/2018 6:00 PM

Online

This phone group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. Participants are required to have or download the free “TeamTalk 5” audio/video/chat to their computer or mobile device. The facilitator will send a configuration file to automatically set you up to join the TechTalk group. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Jim Noseworthy, CNIB Specialist, Assistive Technology (Fredericton, NB) 1-800-563-2642 ext. 5604.

Contact Email: jim.noseworthy@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUlMasWkhXs&feature=youtu.be

CNIB Mobile Day in Parksville September 19, 2018

9/19/2018 10:00 AM

Parksville Community Ctr, Red Cedar Room - 132 E Jensen Ave, Parksville

Visit with CNIB Assistive Technology Specialists from 10am to 3pm. Also learn about Vision Loss Rehabilitation B.C. services including:• Orientation & Mobility Services• Independent Living Skills• Low Vision Services Shop CNIB will have a variety of merchandise for sale

Contact Name/Phone Number: Debbie Erb 250-959-1100 ext. 6018

Contact Email: debbie.erb@cnib.ca

Niagara Adjustment to Vision Loss Program September 19, 2018

9/19/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

CNIB Mobile Day in Nanaimo September 20, 2018

9/20/2018 10:00 AM

Beban Park, Social Centre Lounge C - 2300 Bowen Rd. Nanamio

Happening from 10am to 3pm, come and check out items for sale from Shop CNIB including; talking watches, large button phones & magnifiers. Learn about assistive technology devices. Vision Loss Rehabilitation B.C. Specialists can explain our services including Orientation & Mobility, Independent Living Skills and Low Vision Services.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Debbie Erb 250-959-1100 ext. 6018

Contact Email: debbie.erb@cnib.ca

Barrie - Gaining Grounds Coffee Group September 20, 2018

9/20/2018 1:30 PM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Are you living with sight loss? This small group of 10-12 is open to CNIB clients who would like to meet up with others who have vision loss for weekly laughter and friendly support. Join in for light refreshments, and the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing vision loss. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Northern Ontario and Rural Get Together with Technology (GTT) Teleconference September 20, 2018

9/20/2018 7:00 PM

Teleconference

The Canadian Council of the Blind's Get Together With Technology (GTT) program helps people who are blind and partially sighted explore and integrate assistive devices into their home and work lives. During regular meetings via conference calls participants discuss new and updated devices and teach each other how to use both low and high tech assistive technology in their daily lives. For more information, please visit their website at http://ccbnational.net/fresco/get-together-with-technology/. To receive information about the call-in procedures please contact Kim Kilpatrick, GTT Coordinator at gttprogram@gmail.com or 1-877-304-0968.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kim Kilpatrick, 1-877-304-0968

Contact Email: gttprogram@gmail.com

Barrie - CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Night Steps September 21, 2018

9/21/2018 6:00 PM

Sunnidale Park, 227 Sunnidale Road, Barrie

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Night Steps is a fun, family-friendly charity walk under the stars in support of people who are blind or partially sighted. We're excited to host this year's walk at beautiful Sunnidale Park and Arboretum. There are lots of ways to get involved: walk; form/join a team; donate; sponsor; or volunteer!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Devin Shyminsky, Coordinator, Giving Coordinator 705-728-3352 ext. 5287

Contact Email: devin.shyminsky@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1410&pg=entry

Night Steps Barrie September 21, 2018

9/21/2018 6:00 PM

Dorian Parker Community Centre in Sunnidale Park

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Barrie support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September 21, 2018. Venue: Dorian Parker Community Centre in Sunnidale Park Time: 6:00 PM For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepsbarrie@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepsbarrie@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepsbarrie@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1410&pg=entry

Night Steps Windsor September 21, 2018

9/21/2018 6:00 PM

Malden Park, Windsor, ON.

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Windsor support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September 21, 2018. Venue: Malden Park City: Windsor, ON Time: 6:00 PM For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepswindsor@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepswindsor@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepswindsor@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1418&pg=entry

Night Steps Hamilton September 21, 2018

9/21/2018 7:00 PM

Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1C8

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Hamilton support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September 21, 2018. Venue: Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1C8 City: Hamilton Time: 7:00 p.m. For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstephamilton@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars

Contact Name/Phone Number: nightstepshamilton@cnib.ca

Contact Email: nightstepshamilton@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1412&pg=entry

Barrie - SMART Exercise for People with Vision Loss September 24, 2018

9/24/2018 10:00 AM

CNIB Barrie, 20 Anne St. S. Board Room

Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) are community-based, volunteer-led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability, including vision loss. Organized by the local VON Canada branch, SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health, and reduce social isolation and hospital visits relating to falls. CNIB is pleased to host this free exercise program specifically for people with vision loss. Space is limited (maximum 8 people). Note: This popular class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this active and dynamic program, please call to have your name placed on the waitlist. Once there is sufficient interest, an additional group will be started.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Kitchener Adjusting to Vision Loss Session September 24, 2018

9/24/2018 10:30 AM

151 Frederick Street, 1st Floor Boardroom, Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Program (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting. Date:  Monday from September 24 to Monday November 5, 2018Time:  10:30 am - 12:30 pm Address:  151 Frederick Street, 1st Floor Boardroom, Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Barrie - Waterfront Walking Group September 25, 2018

9/25/2018 9:00 AM

Spirit Catcher parking lot, 15 Lakeshore Drive

Get ready for some fun summer strolls around Barrie's Lakeshore! We will walk and talk with friends and top off the weekly morning outings with a visit to a local café. Come explore the downtown eateries, join us for a little exercise and meet up with friends old and new. Note: In case of rain, the walking group is cancelled that day. One-on-one sighted guides are not guaranteed but may be available – feel free to bring a friend along to assist you. Please note, the cost of coffee and snacks is not covered. Registration is required.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

"TechTalk Tuesday” Online Meetings September 25, 2018

9/25/2018 6:00 PM

Online

This phone group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. Participants are required to have or download the free “TeamTalk 5” audio/video/chat to their computer or mobile device. The facilitator will send a configuration file to automatically set you up to join the TechTalk group. Registration is needed.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Jim Noseworthy, CNIB Specialist, Assistive Technology (Fredericton, NB) 1-800-563-2642 ext. 5604.

Contact Email: jim.noseworthy@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUlMasWkhXs&feature=youtu.be

Niagara Adjustment to Vision Loss Program September 26, 2018

9/26/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Fifth Annual EyeTunes Benefit Concert for CNIB September 26, 2018

9/26/2018 7:00 PM

2208 25 Sideroad, Innisfil

We are so pleased to announce that the popular EyeTunes Benefit Concert is being hosted again this year by our friends at Innisfil Live Music! Patty McLaughlin & Friends will start off the evening with live performances by Ken Allen and Angie Nussey. Tickets for this amazing live music event are only $25 and all proceeds to go CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka. Join us for an evening of great music and laughter!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ginny Clements 705-431-7182

Contact Email: ginnyc649@hotmail.com

Event Web Page: http://innisfillivemusic.ca/house-concerts.html

Barrie - CNIB Beyond Vision Loss Symposium: Welcome to CNIB September 27, 2018

9/27/2018 10:00 AM

Ferndale Banquet Hall, 24 Ferndale Industrial Dr, Barrie

If you are new to CNIB or would like to get reacquainted with CNIB services and programs, please join us in this interesting and informative day! You will learn from a series of presenters on the many CNIB offerings that can help you navigate the world through your eyes. Seating is limited. Registration is required by August 30, 2018

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support and Youth Leadership 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Deleted: Barrie Beyond Vision Loss Monthly Drop-in Group September 27, 2018

9/27/2018 2:00 PM

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka, 20 Anne Street South, Barrie

The Beyond Vision Loss drop-in group is free and is open to clients, family and friends. We invite you to join us for light refreshments and the chance to learn from special presenters, share, and meet other people who are experiencing sight loss.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lucia Ricardo, 705-728-3352 ext. 5281

Contact Email: lucia.ricardo@cnib.ca

Night Steps Sudbury September 28, 2018

9/28/2018 6:00 PM

Elizabeth Street Gazebo, Bell Park, Sudbury, ON.

Brighten the Night: A Walk Under the Stars! Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars. Every gift will help to fund foundation programs that address the social and emotional needs of people of all ages living with sight loss. You can be certain that your support is truly making a difference! Taking part is easy! Register as a team or an individual, and we’ll give you the tools to make fundraising simple and fun! We’re asking each participant to raise at least $100. If walking isn’t for you, pledge a walker or volunteer for the Night Steps event in your community. In 2017, 955 walkers join us across Ontario, including donors, volunteers, clients, members of the community and government. We raised over $155,000 so join us this September and help us shoot for the stars. How will your donation be used? All funds raised during Night Steps Sudbury support technology programs that can transform the lives of individuals with sight loss. In addition to the walk, the event will culminate with an evening celebration. Date: Friday, September 28, 2018. Venue: Elizabeth Street Gazebo, Bell park City: Sudbury, ON. Time: 6:00 p.m. For a sneak peek at CNIB Night Steps, watch our CNIB Night Steps YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Ckc6Ph3oc&feature=youtu.be If you’d like more information about our event, please email nightstepsudbury@cnib.ca We look forward to seeing you under the stars!

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1417&pg=entry

Niagara Adjustment to Vision Loss Program October 03, 2018

10/3/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Kitchener Wing Night Social October 04, 2018

10/4/2018 4:00 PM

Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, Kitchener

Come on out for a great chance to enjoy wings, great company and chatter. You can stay as long as you wish and the event is at your own cost. Feel free to bring any friends and family!  Date:  Thursdays once a month Aug 2, Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, 2018.Time:  starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, KitchenerFor more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Montreal museum of fine arts October 05, 2018

10/5/2018 2:00 PM

2200 Crescent Street

Participants will have the chance to live a guided tour of the museum.

Oakville enVision October 08, 2018

10/8/2018 10:00 AM

St Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7

enVISION Oakville is a monthly peer support program designed for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances.Participants are provided with opportunities to learn from each other by sharing information and lived experiences, to enjoy social interaction and to gain knowledge from guest speakers about a variety of relevant topics.   Date:  Second Monday of the month Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)Address:  St Paul’s United Church  454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Niagara Adjustment to Vision Loss Program October 10, 2018

10/10/2018 10:00 AM

Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8

The Learn, Live, Grow program is one of our Adjustment to Vision Loss Programs (AVL) that brings participants together who have newly lost their sight in an accessible, comfortable location where they can share their stories and feelings, give advice and learn about adjusting to their new reality. This group session meets weekly over a period of six weeks in face-to-face group setting.   Date:  Every Wednesday from September 5, 2018 to October 10, 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Address:  Stamford Estates, 3900 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4L8 For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Movie night for World Sight Day October 12, 2018

10/12/2018 7:00 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

The night will start with the presentation of the movie ''Young Heroes: Louis Braille'' followed by the movie ''The Chorus''.

Barrie - CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Annual Technology Fair for People with Sight Loss October 24, 2018

10/24/2018 10:00 AM

Georgian College, 1 Georgian Drive, Barrie

Do you have sight loss? Are you looking forward to making life simpler? If you have sight loss or know someone who does, we encourage you to join us at the CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Tech Fair.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Barrie Simcoe/Muskoka Annual Technology Fair for People with Sight Loss October 24, 2018

10/24/2018 10:00 AM

Georgian College, 1 Georgian Drive, Barrie

Do you have sight loss or know someone that does? Are you looking for technology that would make your daily life more accessible? Come check out the latest and greatest in accessible technologies for people with vision loss at the CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Tech Fair. Light refreshments will provided along with water for guide dogs. The venue is accessible by city transit.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Marian Bolhaar, Program Lead, Accessibility Technology 705-728-3352 ext. 5290

Contact Email: marian.bolhaar@cnib.ca

Kitchener Wing Night Social November 01, 2018

11/1/2018 4:00 PM

Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, Kitchener

Come on out for a great chance to enjoy wings, great company and chatter. You can stay as long as you wish and the event is at your own cost. Feel free to bring any friends and family!  Date:  Thursdays once a month Aug 2, Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, 2018.Time:  starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, KitchenerFor more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Movie night : The Intouchables November 09, 2018

11/9/2018 7:00 PM

Montreal hub, 2085 Parthenais Street

Movie night : The Intouchables

Oakville enVision November 12, 2018

11/12/2018 10:00 AM

St Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7

enVISION Oakville is a monthly peer support program designed for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances.Participants are provided with opportunities to learn from each other by sharing information and lived experiences, to enjoy social interaction and to gain knowledge from guest speakers about a variety of relevant topics.   Date:  Second Monday of the month Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)Address:  St Paul’s United Church  454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Kitchener Wing Night Social December 06, 2018

12/6/2018 4:00 PM

Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, Kitchener

Come on out for a great chance to enjoy wings, great company and chatter. You can stay as long as you wish and the event is at your own cost. Feel free to bring any friends and family!  Date:  Thursdays once a month Aug 2, Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, 2018.Time:  starts at 4:00 pm Address:  Strykerz Kitchen and Bar, 120 Ottawa Street N, KitchenerFor more information, please contact: Berny Wesselink berny.wesselink@cnib.ca1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Name/Phone Number: Berny Wesselink 1-800-265-4127 ext 5159

Contact Email: berny.wesselink@cnib.ca

Oakville enVision December 10, 2018

12/10/2018 10:00 AM

St Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7

enVISION Oakville is a monthly peer support program designed for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances.Participants are provided with opportunities to learn from each other by sharing information and lived experiences, to enjoy social interaction and to gain knowledge from guest speakers about a variety of relevant topics.   Date:  Second Monday of the month Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)Address:  St Paul’s United Church  454 Rebecca Street, Oakville, ON L6K 1K7For more information, please contact: Ruth Millard1-800-265-4127 x 5159ruth.millard@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ruth Millard 1-800-265-4127 x 5159

Contact Email: ruth.millard@cnib.ca