Ontario Events

Whether it’s a golf tournament, a garage sale or a black-tie gala with all the trimmings, CNIB events are a fantastic way to have a great time while supporting an organization that’s making a difference in your community.

Browse the list below for upcoming events happening in Ontario. Or click here to find other ways to support CNIB.

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Upcoming Events

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Delaware Lions Club Toll Road May 02, 2015 Ontario

5/2/2015 8:30 AM

Corner of Gideon Drive and Longwood’s Road (Hwy 2)

Ontario

Lions Toll Roads, Delaware Lions Club will host a voluntary toll road at the Corner of Gideon Drive and Longwood’s Road. (Hwy 2), to raise funds in support of CNIB.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ryan Chin

Contact Email: ryan.chin@cnib.ca

CNIB Northwest Technology and Information Fair May 06, 2015 Ontario

5/6/2015 12:00 PM

Oliver Road Recreation Centre, 563 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay

Ontario

Are you or someone you know experiencing vision loss? On Wednesday, May 6, come learn about CNIB programs and services, various eye conditions and checkout the latest technology for people who are blind or partially sighted a the CNIB Northwest Technology and Information Fair.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341 Ext 5467

Contact Email: northregion@cnib.ca

Family and Caregiver Information Session May 06, 2015 Ontario

5/6/2015 6:00 PM

Upstairs at Rome's 44 Great Northern Rd, Sault Ste Marie

Ontario

Do you know or care for someone experiencing vision loss?  CNIB Sault-Algoma is pleased to offer an information session for family and caregivers of individuals who are blind or partially sighted.  Help us dispel myths and misconceptions regarding vision loss, learn about the four main eye conditions, how CNIB can help, the importance of maintaining independence, and a opportunity to ask questions!

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kerrie St. Jean 705-949-2610 Ext 5423

Contact Email: northregion@cnib.ca

Thunder Bay Open House May 07, 2015 Ontario

5/7/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St.

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB service and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

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

Orillia Lions present.. Dining in the Dark May 07, 2015 Ontario

5/7/2015 6:00 PM

Orillia Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34, 215 Mississauga St E, Orillia

Ontario

You are invited to Dining in the Dark in support of CNIB, a unique evening that will ignite your senses.  Enjoy the aromas and textures of a delicious meal while wearing eye masks.  It will be a dining experience you'll never stop talking about!Thursday, May 7thOrillia Legion 6pm

Contact Name/Phone Number: Denisecole@rogers.com

Contact Email: denisecole@rogers.com 705 329 8591

The Mind’s Eye: CNIB Photography Exhibit May 08, 2015 Ontario

5/8/2015 9:00 AM

CNIB Centre, 1929 Bayview Ave Toronto, Ontario

Ontario

How would you take a photograph if you couldn’t see? There are many misconceptions about blindness and vision loss but none as persistent as that of a life of darkness. Come see the amazing vision of photographers with vision loss at CNIB’s first exhibit for the Contact Photography Festival. This exhibit showcases a passion for photography and challenges stigmas around living with blindness and partial sight.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Maria Khan 416 486 2500 ext 7147

Contact Email: maria.khan@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/open-exhibitions/153

Nancy Island Lions present…Dining in the Dark May 11, 2015 Ontario

5/11/2015 5:30 PM

Boston Pizza, 311 Main St, Wasaga Beach L9Z 0B6

Ontario

Ignite your senses and enjoy dining in the dark. Nancy Island Lions Club and Boston Pizza invite you to enjoy your meal while wearing a blindfold.  Experience an enlightening dining event like never before.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Lion Mary Ratensperger 705 812 2906

Contact Email: info@beacheyecare.ca

RMI Presents Dining in the Dark May 13, 2015 Ontario

5/13/2015 6:00 PM

St. Naum of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Church, 1150 Stone Church Road East Hamilton, ON

Ontario

Dining in the Dark is truly an experience of taste, aroma flavor and texture.  Guests will be blindfolded at the table and will experience each course without aid of vision.  It’s truly incredible the transformation to witness as the blindfolds go on and the room comes alive.  It’s a memorable way to boost awareness of the challenges faced by people living with vision loss while raising funds in support of CNIB

Contact Name/Phone Number: Morgan Binek

Contact Email: morgan.binek@ansonplacecarecentre.ca

Event Web Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/367127543480419/

St. Thomas VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Group May 15, 2015 Ontario

5/15/2015 12:30 PM

Community of Christ Church, 105 Fairview Avenue, St. Thomas

Ontario

Meet peple in your community who also have vision loss. Enjoy a potluck, socializing, discussing community events, listening to a guest speaker or entertainment.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Sheila Dinnin, Orientation & Mobility Specialist, CNB, 519-685-8420, X5106

Contact Email: sheila.dinnin@cnib.ca

Timmins Technology and Information Fair May 21, 2015 Ontario

5/21/2015 12:00 PM

Timmins Museum, 325 Second Avenue, Timmins

Ontario

Are you or someone you know experiencing vision loss?  Come and learn about CNIB programs and services, various eye conditions and check out the latest technology for people who are blind or partially sighted.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Mark Callaghan 705-264-2312, 1-888-675-2468 ext 5482

Contact Email: mark.callaghan@cnib.ca

Barrie Visions Gala – Dining in the Dark May 22, 2015 Ontario

5/22/2015 6:30 PM

Scarpaccio Ristorante Grill and Wine Bar, 99 Morrow Road, Barrie

Ontario

Scarpaccio Ristorante Grill and Wine Bar is proud to present the 5th Barrie Visions Gala – Dining in the Dark at the Barrie Masonic Temple (99 Morrow Road, Barrie). Once again, this event will bring local residents, business, and community leaders together for an extraordinary evening of exploration, discovery and delight in support of CNIB. Designed to stimulate and surprise, guests will be led through a unique experience designed to ignite their imaginations and stimulate their senses. Guests will enjoy a three-course meal, a silent auction presented by Buzzco International, a photographic art auction of works created by the visual arts students at Georgian College, and the extremely entertaining production of “What Are You, Blind? - Part II”. Sponsorships are available at the $100, $350, $500, $1,000 and $1,500 levels. For supporters who are unable to attend, donations can be made in any amount through the website.  Tax receipts are available for donations in excess of $15. To purchase tickets ($55/each) or learn more, please visit barriecnibdininginthedark.com

Contact Name/Phone Number: Diane Woolfrey/705.728.2916 (after 5:30 p.m.)

Contact Email: cnibdininginthedark@hotmail.com

Event Web Page: http://www.barriecnibdininginthedark.com/index.html

Suable Beach Lions presents DITD May 26, 2015 Ontario

5/26/2015 6:00 PM

Main St. Bar and Grill - 651 Main Street, Sauble Beach, ON N0H 2G0

Ontario

Dining in the Dark, an unforgettable experience of taste, aroma flavor and texture.  Guests will be blindfolded at the table and will experience each course without aid of vision.  It’s truly incredible the transformation to witness as the blindfolds go on and the room comes alive.  It’s a memorable way to boost awareness of the challenges faced by people living with vision loss while raising funds in support of CNIB.For additional information regarding the event or you wish to purchase tickets please contact Lion Johan Lewis. By phone or email 226-668-3901, heelinlassie@hotmail.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Johan Lewis - Tel: 226-668-3901

Contact Email: heelinlassie@hotmail.ca

Event Web Page: http://www.districta9lions.com/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=4&sobi2Id=32&Itemid=40

Insight Niagara and the Chippawa lions presents DITD Niagara May 28, 2015 Ontario

5/28/2015 6:00 PM

Legend on the Niagara - 9561 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

Ontario

Hosted by the Chippawa Lions Club and Insight Niagara with Mr. Mark Cressman of Sun Media as MC. Featuring the finest chefs in the Niagara region Chef Claudio – Casa Mia, Chef Erik – Wellington Court, Chef Elbert – Elements on the Falls, and  Chef Sam Seaver, Chef David Gibson and Chef Peter Storm, Niagara College Food and Wine Institute.  All courses are paired with wine.  Key note addressed by Mr. Jim Sanders “Blindness, A Personal Perspective and My Discovery Of The Sixth Sense”.  Dining in the Dark is an unforgettable experience of taste, aroma flavor and texture.  Guests will be blindfolded at the table and will experience each course without aid of vision.  It’s truly incredible the transformation to witness as the blindfolds go on and the room comes alive.  It’s a memorable way to boost awareness of the challenges faced by people living with vision loss while raising funds in support of CNIB. To learn more about the event or to buy tickets please email niagaradininginthedark@gmail.com or visit their website: http://chippawalionsclub.com/Activities.html Facebook: DITD Niagara FB Page. Twitter: @DineDarkNiagara

Contact Name/Phone Number: Kathy Felice 905-384-4022

Contact Email: niagaradininginthedark@gmail.com

Event Web Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chippawa-Lions-Club/146725702157730

Thunder Bay Open House June 04, 2015 Ontario

6/4/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB service and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

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

Beyond Vision presents Dining in the Dark Hamilton June 04, 2015 Ontario

6/4/2015 6:00 PM

The Power House, 21 Jones St. Stoney Creek, On

Ontario

Hosted by Beyond Vision with guest speaker Victoria Nolan Paralympic super athlete and MC Steve Ruddick CHCH.Dining in the Dark, an unforgettable experience of taste, aroma flavor and texture.  Guests will be blindfolded at the table and will experience each course without aid of vision.  It’s truly incredible the transformation to witness as the blindfolds go on and the room comes alive.  It’s a memorable way to boost awareness of the challenges faced by people living with vision loss while raising funds in support of CNIB. If you have any further questions about this event or would like to purchase tickets please contact Paula Kilburn by phone (905)573-7771 or email: beyondvision2015@gmail.com. Twitter: @DarkDine_Hammer Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/dininginthedarkhamilton 

Contact Name/Phone Number: Paula Kilburn, phone (905)573-7771

Contact Email: beyondvision2015@gmail.com

Event Web Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Powerhouse/389879594416718

Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon June 07, 2015 Ontario

6/7/2015 8:00 AM

http://www.barriehalfmarathon.ca/

Ontario

CNIB has been selected as one of the choice charities to be involved in the Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon. We are fortunate to be involved and look forward to being a part of this hugely successful and increasingly popular event in Barrie. Registration is now open, so tell all your friends! When you register, you choose which charity (CNIB) you wish your registration fee to go to and if you are collecting pledges then you direct your pledges to CNIB.   www.barriehalfmarathon.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Jeff Moyle

Contact Email: runbarrie@gmail.com

Share Your Vision June 07, 2015 Ontario

6/7/2015 12:00 PM

Canatara Park, Lake Huron, Sarnia, ON N7V, Canada

Ontario

Run/Walk A Thon

Contact Name/Phone Number: Richard Maxwell

Contact Email: Maxwellrj49@gmail.com

10th Annual – Charity Golf Tournament June 09, 2015 Ontario

6/9/2015 9:00 AM

Shawneeki Golf & Country Club, 18543 Woodbine Avenue, East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, ON L0G 1V0

Ontario

A golf tournament, supporting Ontario Sailing Able Sail & Access BOOM Program, and CNIB Lake Joseph Summer Camp.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Liz Hanna Tel: 289-293-0640

Hamilton Bacchus Motorcycle Club Show and Shine June 14, 2015 Ontario

6/14/2015 10:00 AM

Hamilton Bacchus Motorcycle Club Show and Shine

Ontario

Start your engines! Fun for the whole family! The 20th Annual Show and Shine will be the event that kick starts your summer.   Trophies for best custom bike and best in Class will be handed out at the Show & Shine.  “Whether you’re a casual Sunday driver, or a custom bike enthusiast, we’re encouraging everyone who has a Motorcycle to come out and mingle with other riders. Even if you don’t own a bike, there will be a lot to see and do as part of the Show & Shine.

Event Web Page: http://bacchusmc.com/

St. Thomas VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Group June 19, 2015 Ontario

6/19/2015 12:30 PM

Community of Christ Church, 105 Fairview Avenue, St. Thomas

Ontario

Meet peole in your community who also have vision loss. Enjoy a potluck, socializing, discussing community events, listening to a guest speaker or entertainment

Contact Name/Phone Number: Sheila Dinnin, Orientation & Mobility Specialist, CNIB, 519-685-8420, X5106

Contact Email: sheila.dinnin@cnib.ca

2015 Tiverton Motorcycle Poker Rally June 27, 2015 Ontario

6/27/2015 11:00 AM

61 Ross Street, Tiverton, Ontario

Ontario

Presented by Tiverton & District Lions Club We are Knights of the Blind! Registration begins at 9:30 am at the Lions Hall, proceeds in support of CNIB. For further information please visit http://www.tivertonlions.ca

Contact Email: rocket@bmts.com

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

Thunder Bay Open House July 02, 2015 Ontario

7/2/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB service and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

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

Thunder Bay Open House August 06, 2015 Ontario

8/6/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St.

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB services and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

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

Thunder Bay Open House September 03, 2015 Ontario

9/3/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St.

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB service and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

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

Thunder Bay Open House October 01, 2015 Ontario

10/1/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St.

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB services and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

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

Thunder Bay Open House November 05, 2015 Ontario

11/5/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB services and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert.gaunt@cnib.ca

Thunder Bay Open House December 03, 2015 Ontario

12/3/2015 10:00 AM

229 Camelot St

Ontario

Opportunity to learn about CNIB services and programs available to you.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Tammy Orr Orakwelu 807-345-3341

Contact Email: robert,gaunt@cnib.ca

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