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CNIB's Virtual Program Offerings

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Join us! Whether it’s children and youth groups, employment workshops, tech sessions or book clubs, our innovative programs are designed to educate, entertain and engage! Our free programs are available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted as well as their families, friends and caregivers.

We kindly ask participants to register for programs at least one business day before the start date. If you can’t join us, register anyway. If a program is recorded, we’ll send the recording to registered participants. When registering, please provide your first name and last name, as well as any accessibility accommodations you require to attend and fully participate in the program.

Below, you'll find a snapshot of some of our global virtual program offerings. *For local program offerings in your province, visit: cnib.ca/en/event.

Children & Youth

CNIB Learning Academy and Come to Work Present: Core Skills Academy
We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated youth ages 15-21 ready to take their first steps toward employment, with an eventual goal of attaining meaningful work and career success. This seven-week intensive program with multi-department facilitation will provide aspiring first-time entry-level workers the tools to self-assess, develop reachable goals, and actualize targets. Professional research, communication and interaction techniques will be taught. Learn best practices, secure employment, and start building relevant experience! Learn More.

Printbraille Family Library Project
Get your free package, while supplies last! Register Now.

Monday, September 27

Parents Educational Resources for Kids (PERK)
Monday, September 27, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday, September 28

Virtual Music for Kids
Every Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

The Family Zoom Room
Every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, September 29

The Zoom Zoom Room
Every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Thursday, September 30

Tween Zoom Hangout
Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Teen Zoom Hangout
Every Thursday, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday, October 5

Virtual Music for Kids
Every Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

The Family Zoom Room
Every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, October 6

The Zoom Zoom Room
Every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Thursday, October 7

Tween Zoom Hangout
Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Teen Zoom Hangout
Every Thursday, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Saturday, October 9

The Boyz Corner
Saturday, October 9, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Sunday, October 10

Young Women's Group
Sunday, October 10, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

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Culture, Sport & Recreation, including Peer Support

Go Play! 1:1 Sports Mentoring
Ongoing program. Register Now.

Monday, September 27

Yoga
Every Monday, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

Let's Get Gardening
Every Monday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

French Conversation – Let's Learn Together
Every Monday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Accessible Yoga Sessions
Every Monday & Friday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Bingo & Games
Every Monday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday, September 28

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Coffee Break
Every Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday Coffee Chat
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Eastern Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Mindfulness Through Music 
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

The Good News Spotlight
Every Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday Virtual Games
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Movie Fan Zone
Every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Chair Yoga
Every Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Scattergories
Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, September 29

The Bookends Book Club
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Parent Support Group
Wednesday, September 29, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

On a Prairie Wind
Wednesday, September 29, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Guided Tour of the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Wednesday, September 29, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Wednesday Social Hour
Every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Gentle Yoga  all skill levels
Every Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Games Night
Wednesday, September 29, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Campfire Songs & Stories
Every Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Thursday, September 30

Western Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time. Register Now.

Coffee Time!
Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

Advocacy Trivia
Every Thursday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Virtual Bingo
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Bible Study Group
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Personal Empowerment Life Coaching
Thursday, September 30, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Trivia
Thursday, September 30, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Seated Dance Fitness
Every Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

CNIB Unbound Book Club
Every Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Learn More.

Virtual Writers Circle
Every Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Learn More.

Friday, October 1

Friday Fun Trivia
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group
Friday, October 1, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Manitoba Virtual Coffee Group
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Coffee-Talks
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Song Bingo Game Night
Friday, October 1, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Accessible Yoga Sessions
Every Monday & Friday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Saturday, October 2

Old Time Radio
Saturday, October 2, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Relaxation Yoga
Every Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Monday, October 4

Yoga
Every Monday, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

Let's Get Gardening
Every Monday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

French Conversation – Let's Learn Together
Every Monday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Curiosity Corner
Monday, October 4, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Accessible Yoga Sessions
Every Monday & Friday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Story Corner
Monday, October 4, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

Jeopardy
Monday, October 4, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Bingo & Games
Every Monday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday, October 5

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Coffee Break
Every Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday Coffee Chat
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Eastern Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Mindfulness Through Music 
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

The Good News Spotlight
Every Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday Virtual Games
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Movie Fan Zone
Every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Chair Yoga
Every Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, October 6

The Bookends Book Club
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Sharing Circle
Wednesday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Wednesday Social Hour
Every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Gentle Yoga  all skill levels
Every Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Campfire Songs & Stories
Every Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Music & Friends
Wednesday, October 6, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

Thursday, October 7

Western Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time. Register Now.

Coffee Time!
Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now.

Advocacy Trivia
Every Thursday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Virtual Bingo
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Bible Study Group
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Seated Dance Fitness
Every Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Name That Tune!
Thursday, October 7, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

CNIB Unbound Book Club
Every Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Learn More.

Virtual Writers Circle
Every Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Learn More.

Friday, October 8

Friday Fun Trivia
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Manitoba Virtual Coffee Group
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Coffee-Talks
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Accessible Yoga Sessions
Every Monday & Friday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Saturday, October 9

Relaxation Yoga
Every Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

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Learning & Employment

Connecting the Dots Conference 2021
Tiickets are now on sale for the 2021 Connecting the Dots conference! Join us on October 15-16, 2021 (French event) and October 22-23, 2021 (English event). Dive into education, tech and employment at #CTD2021 by reserving your virtual seat at cnib.ca/connectingthedots.

Microsoft Online Certification Courses
Free online certification courses. Learn More.

Come to Work Venture Pool – Business Series
CNIB Come to Work and two very passionate volunteer business leaders, are looking to offer a series of seven sessions on taking your start-up and moving through the process to market. Learn More.

CNIB Learning Academy and Come to Work Present: Core Skills Academy
We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated youth ages 15-21 ready to take their first steps toward employment, with an eventual goal of attaining meaningful work and career success. This seven-week intensive program with multi-department facilitation will provide aspiring first-time entry-level workers the tools to self-assess, develop reachable goals, and actualize targets. Professional research, communication and interaction techniques will be taught. Learn best practices, secure employment, and start building relevant experience! Learn More.

Tuesday, September 28

Getting to Work with Accessible Technology
Tuesday, September 28, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Time Management – Tips and tricks of the trade
Tuesday, September 28, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, September 29

CRA Scam Awareness Presentation
Wednesday, September 29, 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Tuesday, October 5

CRA Benefits & Credits for Caregivers Presentation
Wednesday, October 5, 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

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Technology

Tuesday, September 28

Getting to Work with Accessible Technology
Tuesday, September 28, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tech Drop-in Session
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Internet Safety & Security, Current Threats, Risks Online and How to Stay Safe
Tuesday, September 28, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Tech Talk Tuesday
Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, September 29

Connecting with Technology:  The Samsung/Android Experience, Part 2 Apps for Accessibility
Wednesday, September 29, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Techstravaganza
Every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Thursday, September 30

VoiceOver Workshop Series
Thursday, September 30, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Friday, October 1

Friday Tech Talk
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday, October 5

Tech Drop-in Session
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tech Talk Tuesday
Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, October 6

Connecting with Technology: Choosing an Easy-to-Use Visual Aid
Wednesday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Techstravaganza
Every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Friday, October 8

Friday Tech Talk
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Saturday, October 9

CNIB Tech Extravaganza 2.0
Saturday, October 9, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

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Vision Mate

Virtual Vision Mate Program
To sign up to be matched with a Virtual Vision Mate, visit cnib.ca/virtualvisionmate.

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