Upcoming Events

18 Oct 2019
to
31 Oct 2019
One-on-One Tech Support (Thursday Sessions) - Toronto

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

An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology options including smartphones, tablets, smart home devices and so much more. Ask questions and learn more about your technology in a dedicated time slot - just you and your instructor. Thursday, October 10, 17, 24, and 31. 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

18 Oct 2019
to
11 Dec 2019
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.

18 Oct 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
Two-person Guitar Classes

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

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

Learn to play guitar at The Hub! One-hour classes beginning at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. Guitar enthusiasts of any skill level are welcome and you don’t need to own a guitar. Our visually impaired instructor Joe Bernard teaches in a patient, inclusive environment. The group meets every Wednesday. Registration required.

18 Oct 2019
to
12 Dec 2019
Eyes forward - Markham

Markham Village Library
6031 Hwy 7
Markham ON L3P 3A7
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.  The group meets the second Thursday of the month.

18 Oct 2019
to
11 Dec 2019
Parenting with sight loss

CNIB Community Hub (and via teleconference)
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. From infancy to adulthood - blind mothers and fathers can learn, explore, and share their triumphs, challenges, tips and stories among peers in a supportive environment. Meet in person or via teleconference, the second Wednesday of the month. 

18 Oct 2019
to
23 Oct 2019
Come to Work - Boot Camp Series
A group of hands lock and stack together in a pile. A team pose.
A group of hands lock and stack together in a pile. A team pose.

You have the first 30 seconds in an interview situation to make an impression. You have the next one minute to leave a lasting impression! Put your best foot forward, brush up on the skills you need to compete and be successful!  The 6-week virtual group meets every Wednesday (beginning September 18). Participants can join the sessions from the comfort of their own home via Zoom Virtual Conference.

18 Oct 2019
to
28 Jun 2020
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. The group meets on the last Sunday of the month. 

18 Oct 2019
to
12 Jun 2020
Youth Ontario United (Y.O.U)

Participate via teleconference
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 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.

18 Oct 2019
to
06 Dec 2019
Eyes forward - Courtice

Couth Courtice Arena
1595 Prestonvale Road
Courtice ON L1E 2P1
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.  The group meets the first Friday of the month.

18 Oct 2019
to
27 Nov 2019
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. The group meets the last Wednesday of the month.

18 Oct 2019
to
21 Dec 2019
5-a-side blind soccer (ages 14+) - Pickering

Kinsmen Turf
705 Sandy Beach Road
Pickering ON L1W 3X5
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.

18 Oct 2019
to
22 May 2020
Pursuing our Passions (POP) for youth!

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

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

Calling all aspiring artists and musicians! Pursuing Our Passions (POP) will host monthly guest speakers, creatives and professional artists from diverse streams in the art and entertainment industry to share their skills, knowledge and talent and help grow your artistic dreams into successful careers. The group meets on the third Friday of the month. 

18 Oct 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
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.

Calling all book lovers! Spend an afternoon in the company of friends discussing the book of the month. The CCB group meets on the third Wednesday of the month.

18 Oct 2019
to
28 Nov 2019
Woodturning - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
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. The group meets on the last Thursday of the month. 

18 Oct 2019
to
22 Nov 2019
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.  The group meets the fourth Friday of the month.  

18 Oct 2019
to
18 Dec 2019
Guided yoga - Richmond Hill

Bayview Hill Community Centre
114 Spadina Road
Richmond Hill ON L4B 2Y9
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 Wednesday in the Craft Room.

18 Oct 2019
to
26 Nov 2019
Eyes forward - Ajax

Ajax Public Library
55 Harwood Road
Ajax ON L1S 2H9
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.  The group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month.

18 Oct 2019
to
10 Dec 2019
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. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month. 

18 Oct 2019
to
20 Dec 2019
Guided yoga - Toronto

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.

18 Oct 2019
to
01 Sep 2020
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. The group practices every Tuesday at the Oshawa Curling Club.

18 Oct 2019
to
30 Oct 2019
One-on-One Tech Support (Wednesday Sessions) - Toronto

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

An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology options including smartphones, tablets, smart home devices and so much more. Ask questions and learn more about your technology in a dedicated time slot - just you and your instructor. Wednesday, October 16, 23, 30. 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

19 Oct 2019
to
Federal Election Accessible Voting Training - Toronto

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

Image of a person's hand holding a black pen and filling out an election ballot.
Image of a person's hand holding a black pen and filling out an election ballot.

CNIB and Elections Canada are hosting an accessible voting training session just in time for the 2019 Federal Election. Come learn about what accessible voting options are available to you!

21 Oct 2019
to
09 Jun 2020
Fashion forward (for youth) - Mississauga

CNIB Mississauga
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W, Suite 421
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2
Canada

Four makeup brushes and an eyeshadow palette.
Four makeup brushes and an eyeshadow palette.

Learn fashion coordination, makeup and styling needs. For youth who are transitioning into young adulthood. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at CNIB Mississauga.

22 Oct 2019
to
The Curiosity Club - Toronto

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

Two hands glide across a tactile 3D printed piece of art.
Two hands glide across a tactile 3D printed piece of art.

You’re never too old to learn! Expand your horizons in a welcoming, inclusive environment. Each month we’ll explore a new topic: History, geography, science, travel, social trends, etc. This month’s Curiosity Club will explore gardening! Visually impaired gardening expert, Su Curney, will introduce us to strategies for successful growing. She’ll be bringing lots of plants to touch and explore, and each participant will leave with their own seedling to cultivate! Come out for a fun conversation. 

26 Oct 2019
to
Meet & Greet! GTA Foundation and CCB in Mississauga

CNIB Mississauga
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W, Suite 421
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2
Canada

CNIB Foundation staff, volunteers and Ambassadors pose for a group photo.
CNIB Foundation staff, volunteers and Ambassadors pose for a group photo.

Join the GTA Foundation and the CCB for a bite to eat and learn more about programs offered in Peel Region! Mix and mingle with friends, program leads and guests.

27 Oct 2019
to
19 Jun 2020
Fun with Art (art workshop for children & youth) - Toronto

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

Two participants take part in a drawing class.
Two participants take part in a drawing class.

An opportunity to use creative techniques, (drawing, painting, collage, colouring, sculpting) to express yourself artistically. We provide all the art supplies. Discover and explore your inner Picasso!  This group meets on the third Sunday of the month. 

29 Oct 2019
to
30 Oct 2019
Connecting the Dots Conference 2019

MaRS Discovery District
MaRS Centre, South Tower 101 College Street, Suite 401
Toronto ON M5G 1L7
Canada

At a tech fair, a man teaches a woman how to use a large print reading device.
At a tech fair, a man teaches a woman how to use a large print reading device.

Join the CNIB Foundation as we launch our nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – the largest educational and professional development experience focused on technology, employment and literacy for people with sight loss. 

30 Oct 2019
to
27 Nov 2019
Technology Workshop: Introduction to iPhone & iPad Accessibility - Toronto

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

An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.
An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.

Grab your Apple device and come join us for this introductory session where we will explore the basics from turning on your device to identifying which accessibility features are best suited for you. This is part one of a four-part series of group sessions that will help guide participants through the basics of using an iPhone and iPad (as well as understanding and using the built-in accessibility features). Each session includes 90 minutes of structured lecture delivery of material, followed by 60 minutes of individualized support.

13 Nov 2019
to
CCB Mysteries Chapter: Every Child Counts Mystery Event

North York Civic Centre
5100 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M2N 5V7
Canada

A deck of tarot cards is fanned out on a table.
A deck of tarot cards is fanned out on a table.

Save the date! The CCB Mysteries chapter is teaming up with the CNIB Foundation to bring you an evening of entertainment that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seats!

26 Mar 2020
A CNIB Night at the Carnival

601 Christie St
Toronto ON M6G 4C7
Canada

CNIB staff and clients at Skyball gala
CNIB staff and clients at Skyball gala

The CNIB Foundation proudly presents its signature Toronto gala, Night at the Carnival on March 26th, 2020. We invite you to join us for a splendid experience where guests will sip champagne cocktails and sample hors d'oeuvres as extraordinary musicians, contortionists, floor acrobats, jugglers, and others dazzle with their magnetic performances. It will be an unforgettable evening not to be missed in Toronto's vibrant downtown core!