Upcoming Events

11 Dec 2018
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Music jam session

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Singers, musicians, music fans - come jam! Join us for a night of live music and experience the unique joy that only music brings. Bring an instrument, your voice, or just a love of music

12 Dec 2018
to
Technology session – OrCam demo day

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Orcam eyeglasses.
Orcam eyeglasses.

OrCam is a breakthrough wearable vision device designed to assist people who are blind, partially sighted, or have a reading disability. 

13 Dec 2018
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Described Tour: Toronto Distillery Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market
55 Mill Street
Toronnto ON M5A 3C4
Canada

The Toronto Christmas market. The distillery district lit up with Christmas lights and a tree.
The Toronto Christmas market. The distillery district lit up with Christmas lights and a tree.

The CCB Visionaries and the CNIB Foundation are joining forces to bring you a described walk through one of the city’s most talked about attractions.

14 Dec 2018
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Elections Ontario Focus Group - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Elections Ontario banner. A cartoon drawing of the letter  "X"  with text "Elections Ontario" next to it.
Elections Ontario banner. A cartoon drawing of the letter  "X"  with text "Elections Ontario" next to it.

Elections Ontario is recruiting volunteers to take part in a focus group at The Hub. Participants will be asked to share feedback from the past election and offer any ideas or suggestions they might have for Elections Ontario.

15 Dec 2018
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Jewellery Making Workshop (for youth)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Gold and blue beads displayed on a table.
Gold and blue beads displayed on a table.

If you are new to jewellery making and interested in learning the craft, join us at The Hub.

18 Dec 2018
to
Astronomy and Music Workshop

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

The Milky Way Universe. A Person stands looking at the night sky.
The Milky Way Universe. A Person stands looking at the night sky.

What does the universe sound like? Find out at The Hub!

20 Dec 2018
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Woodturning

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A lathe sits on a counter. Two hands maneuver a piece of wood.
A lathe sits on a counter. Two hands maneuver a piece of wood.

Learn woodturning fundamentals and tackle a small project at The Hub.

05 Jan 2019
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Ontario Regional Goalball Tournament

Parkway Forest Community Centre
55 Forest Manor Rd.
North York ON M2J 1G3
Canada

A woman guards the net from a blue ball. She is wearing a blindfold.
A woman guards the net from a blue ball. She is wearing a blindfold.

OBSA is pleased to invite you to the second consecutive Ontario Regional Goalball Tournament! Competitors from all across the province will be participating in this one-day competition. Early Bird registration rate deadline is in just three weeks, so if you’d like to compete, please secure your spot today!

17 Jan 2019
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Get together with technology (GTT)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A person holds an iPad and taps on the screen.
A person holds an iPad and taps on the screen.

GTT is a user-driven monthly group where participants share knowledge and skills related to assistive tech.

25 Jan 2019
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Pursuing our Passions (POP) for youth!

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Five pairs of hands play a piano keyboard.
Five pairs of hands play a piano keyboard.

Calling all aspiring artists and musicians! The CNIB Foundation and Toronto Arts Council are partnering to host monthly workshops for youth.

27 Mar 2019
The CNIB Foundation Gala

601 Christie Street
Toronto ON M6G 4C7
Canada

Roulette Table
Roulette Table

You're invited to Skyball - a 007 casino experience in support of the CNIB Foundation.
CNIB proudly presents their exhilarating signature event “Sky Ball”, on March 27in the vibrant heart of downtown Toronto. 

Roll the dice to the sounds of Rat Pack Jazz with a vodka martini—shaken not stirred. Rub shoulders with high-rollers and government officials over a few glasses of champagne. Come dressed with a license to kill and play the living daylights out of some fantastic table games. 

This will be an unforgettable evening you won’t want to miss. 

Remember: You Only Live Twice! All proceeds will support the CNIB Foundation. 
Date: Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns(601 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7) 
Time: 6–10pm 
Attire: Secret Agent Black Tie Formal 

Through your support and participation, this event will provide much-needed funding to provide unique programs and services for people living with sight loss in the GTA.

18 Sep 2018
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18 Dec 2018
Audio book club - Whitby

Whitby Central Library
405 Dundas St. W
Whitby ON L1N 6A1
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks. Held on the third Tuesday of the month in Whitby.

26 Sep 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
Audio book club - Oshawa

Oshawa Public Library
250 Beatrice St E
Oshawa ON L1G 7T6
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks. Held on the last Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

19 Dec 2018
to
CCB Book club

Deer Park Library
40 St Clair Ave E
Toronto ON M4T1M9
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks.

28 Sep 2018
to
21 Dec 2018
Eyes forward - Oshawa

Oshawa Senior Centre
43 John St W
Oshawa ON L1H 1W8
Canada

Two hands sit on a mans lap.
Two hands sit on a mans lap.

This small support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss. Held on the second Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

28 Sep 2018
to
21 Dec 2018
Eyes forward - Whitby

Whitby Senior Centre
801 Brock Street S
Whitby ON L1N 4L4
Canada

Two hands sit on a mans lap.
Two hands sit on a mans lap.

This small support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss.  Held on the fourth Friday of the month in Whitby.

09 Oct 2018
to
26 Feb 2019
Oshawa blind curling

Oshawa curling club
226 Bond St East
Oshawa ON L1G 1B5
Canada

Four granite curling rocks (stones).
Four granite curling rocks (stones).

Try a new sport! The Oshawa Curling Club is recruiting new members.

21 Oct 2018
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31 Mar 2019
Children and youth blind hockey

Scotia Pond Arena
57 Carl Hall Road
Toronto ON M3K 2E2
Canada

A hockey rink. Blind hockey players are competing against one another on the rink.
A hockey rink. Blind hockey players are competing against one another on the rink.

Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to announce the return of a 20-week Blind Hockey program for children and youth!

12 Dec 2018
to
Technology session – One-on-one training: Mississauga

CNIB Mississauga
50 Burnhamthorpe Road, Suite 421
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2
Canada

An instructor shows a participant how to use an iPhone.
An instructor shows a participant how to use an iPhone.

Accessible Technology sessions are now available in Mississauga! Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology including smartphones, smart home devices and so much more.

01 Dec 2018
to
23 Feb 2019
Durham blind soccer league (ages 14+)

Pickering Soccer Centre
1975 Clements Road
Pickering ON L1W 4A1
Canada

A soccer ball sits on a patch of grass.
A soccer ball sits on a patch of grass.

Learn a new sport or brush off your cleats! Check out 5-a-side blind soccer in Pickering.

01 Dec 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
Tangled Art Gallery - Tactile Art Exhibition

Tangled Art Gallery
401 Richmond St. W, S-122.
Toronto ON M5V 3A8
Canada

Richard Harlow stands in front of his artwork.
Richard Harlow stands in front of his artwork.

Flourishing: Somewhere We Stay Authentic - Art Exhibition. This November, Tangled Art + Disability will showcase a tactile exhibit by Maanii Oakes & Richard Harlow.

03 Dec 2018
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20 Dec 2019
Guided yoga

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A woman poses on a yoga mat.
A woman poses on a yoga mat.

Check out a guided yoga class to improve your mind, body and spirit. We provide the mats! Classes are held every Monday.

05 Dec 2018
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20 Dec 2019
The braille club

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Two hands move over a braille book.
Two hands move over a braille book.

A casual gathering for all who are interested in exploring braille. An opportunity to learn, engage and share.

05 Dec 2018
to
20 Dec 2019
Toastmasters

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A single microphone.
A single microphone.

Learn how to organize, formulate and effectively communicate your ideas to others! Open to everyone in the community - not just CNIB participants. The group meets the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month.

12 Dec 2018
to
20 Dec 2019
Parenting with sight loss

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

A support group for blind/partially sighted parents.

13 Dec 2018
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19 Dec 2019
Youth Ontario United (Y.O.U)

Participate via teleconference or Skype
Across the province
Ontario ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.
A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.

Join other Ontario Youth for a monthly meetup via Skype or Teleconference. Learn, engage and share among peers across the province. Chat about a new topic and collaborate to develop new friendships, new skills and initiatives in your community.

07 Jan 2019
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20 Dec 2019
Caregivers in conversation
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This eight-week structured course is an opportunity to share stories, feelings and advice with peers while learning about caring for someone with sight loss.

08 Jan 2019
to
31 Dec 2019
Living with sight loss
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation

Living with sight loss is a eight-week structured support group for clients, family and friends. This support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss.

27 Jan 2019
to
24 Nov 2019
Parents educational resources for kids (PERK)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.
A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events.

01 Jul 2019
to
06 Jul 2019
Leaders-In-Training (ages 16-19)

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Two participants ride in a canoe on Lake Joe.
Two participants ride in a canoe on Lake Joe.

At Lake Joe, you'll learn you don't need a title to be a leader. Leaders-in-training (LIT) empowers you to take an active role in camp life.

01 Jul 2019
to
06 Jul 2019
Summer Camp (ages 8-17)

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.
A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.

Choose your specialization for the week as you learn new skills while developing confidence and independence in a safe and supportive environment.

07 Jul 2019
to
21 Aug 2019
Adult Weeks

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A group of 5 people sit at a table and play a game of cards.
A group of 5 people sit at a table and play a game of cards.

Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

21 Jul 2019
to
29 Aug 2019
Family Programs

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.
A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.

Our family program gives people with sight loss and their families an opportunity to enjoy the splendour of Muskoka on beautiful Lake Joseph in a safe and inclusive environment. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

21 Jul 2019
to
29 Aug 2019
Family Programs

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.
A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.

Our family program gives people with sight loss and their families an opportunity to enjoy the splendour of Muskoka on beautiful Lake Joseph in a safe and inclusive environment. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

29 Jul 2019
to
03 Aug 2019
Camp Abilities (ages 8-18) 

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.
Children playing on the beach. at Lake Joe. A rainbow appears in the distance.

Want to try a triathlon, or work on paddling skills? This goal-based program is aimed at athletic development.

29 Jul 2019
to
10 Aug 2019
Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) (ages 15-19) 

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A young boy surfs on a wakeboard on Lake Joe
A young boy surfs on a wakeboard on Lake Joe

Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) is a two-week adventure program where you’ll work on skills like canoeing, hiking, rock climbing and high-ropes course elements while refining leadership skills.

29 Jul 2019
to
03 Aug 2019
Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) (ages 8-18) 

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.
A group of campers (in bathing suits) run into the Lake.

Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) is for those that want to discover new sports at Lake Joe.

18 Aug 2019
to
21 Aug 2019
Adult Mini-Camp

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A woman sits on the grass at Lake Joe with her guide dog.
A woman sits on the grass at Lake Joe with her guide dog.

Enjoy our two-night, three-day adult mini-camp to get a taste of the Lake Joe experience.