Upcoming Events

18 Mar 2019
to
27 Mar 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.

18 Mar 2019
to
20 Dec 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.  Held on the fourth Friday of the month in Whitby.

18 Mar 2019
to
31 Mar 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. The group practices every Tuesday at the Oshawa Curling Club.

18 Mar 2019
to
13 Nov 2019
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.

18 Mar 2019
to
18 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. The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month. 

18 Mar 2019
to
17 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. The group meets via teleconference the second  Wednesday or Thursday of the month.

18 Mar 2019
to
02 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.

18 Mar 2019
to
09 Dec 2019
Coffee & Conversation with Denise

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

A coffee cup sits on a table.
A coffee cup sits on a table.

Join Denise Chamberlin on the first Monday of the month for coffee and conversation!

18 Mar 2019
to
13 Nov 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 Mar 2019
to
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!

18 Mar 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 Mar 2019
to
20 Dec 2019
Caregivers in conversation - GTA
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.

18 Mar 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 Mar 2019
to
05 Dec 2019
Introduction to Guitar

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! All levels welcome. This ongoing workshop will meet on the first Thursday of the month.

18 Mar 2019
to
20 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. Held on the last Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

18 Mar 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 Mar 2019
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.

20 Mar 2019
Come to Work power session series – Mississauga

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

A man in a suit gives a presentation to a room full of people.
A man in a suit gives a presentation to a room full of people.

Come to Work is hosting a series of professional development power sessions with subject matter experts. Join us at the inaugural session for an interactive group session with Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario and Come to Work staff about orientating in your space.

20 Mar 2019
to
Fashion forward (for youth) shopping excursion!

Sporting Life, Yorkdale Mall
3401 Dufferin St.
Toronto ON M6A 2T9
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.

21 Mar 2019
to
21 Nov 2019
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. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month.

22 Mar 2019
to
24 Mar 2019
2019 Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament

Mattamy Athletic Centre
50 Carlton Street
Toronto ON M5B 1J2
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 pleased to announce the 7th annual Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament. Open to the public and free to attend!

23 Mar 2019
to
Fun with Art: For ages 16-25

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

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

An opportunity to be creative using art as a means of self-expression.

26 Mar 2019
to
Right to Walk TO

Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto ON M5S 1J5
Canada

Walk Toronto logo. A green illustration of a pedestrian walking between the "walk Toronto" text.
Walk Toronto logo. A green illustration of a pedestrian walking between the "walk Toronto" text.

Walk Toronto invites you to celebrate their sixth anniversary with Right to Walk TO, a panel discussion that explores walking – the love of it, our need for it, and its meaning – through a justice and equity lens.

26 Mar 2019
to
The Curiosity Club (NEW!)

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

A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.
A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.

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 trend, geography, science, travel, social trends, etc.

27 Mar 2019
The CNIB Foundation Gala

Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street
Toronto ON M6G 4C7
Canada

Roulette Table
Roulette Table

CNIB proudly presents their exhilarating signature event “Skyball”,

Roll the dice to the sounds of live 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. 

27 Mar 2019
to
Technology session: One-on-one training - Mississauga

CNIB Mississauga
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W, 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.

Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology including smartphones, smart home devices and so much more.

28 Mar 2019
to
28 Nov 2019
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. The group meets on the last Thursday of the month. 

29 Mar 2019
to
Peer Support Open House - Peel Region

Brampton Public Library
150 Central Park Drive
Brampton ON L6T 1B4
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

This information session will provide you with new and exciting updates, information about CNIB's Phone it Forward program, what's new at the CNIB Foundation, and a question and answer period.

30 Mar 2019
to
CNIB Venture Zone entrepreneurship meetups

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

A brainstorming session. A group of five people sit at a meeting room table. Various laptops are sitting on top of the table.
A brainstorming session. A group of five people sit at a meeting room table. Various laptops are sitting on top of the table.

Announcing CNIB Venture Zone meetups – a monthly entrepreneurship networking event. Venture Zone meetups will feature panel discussions with industry experts, interactive activities and an opportunity to network with colleagues from the world of business.

30 Mar 2019
to
Trailblazers Tandem Cycling Club - 2019 Annual General Meeting

CNIB Bayview
1929 Bayview
Toronto ON M4G 3E8
Canada

A man and woman smile and ride a tandem bicycle outdoors.
A man and woman smile and ride a tandem bicycle outdoors.

You're invited to the TRAILBLAZERS 2019 Annual General Meeting.

31 Mar 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. The group meets on the last Sunday of the month.

01 Apr 2019
to
27 May 2019
Adjustment to vision loss - Brampton

Brampton Public Library
150 Central Park Drive
Brampton ON L6T 1B4
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

Adjustment to vision loss is a seven-week structured support group for clients, family and friends. This peer support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss. The Spring 2019 Brampton Peer Support Group meets every Monday at the Brampton Public Library. 

03 Apr 2019
to
29 May 2019
Adjustment to vision loss - Mississauga

Brampton Public Library
150 Central Park Drive
Brampton ON L6T 1B4
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

Adjustment to vision loss is an eight-week structured support group for clients, family and friends. This peer support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss. The Spring 2019 Mississauga Peer Support Group meets every Wednesday at the Brampton Public Library. 

05 Apr 2019
to
DAISY audio book launch of Late Breaking, by K.D. Miller

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

Two pictures. On the left is a headshot of author K.D. Miller. On the right is the cover of her book, Late Breaking
Two pictures. On the left is a headshot of author K.D. Miller. On the right is the cover of her book, Late Breaking

Join us to officially launch the DAISY audio version of Late Breaking, by K.D. Miller! Late Breaking was named by the Globe and Mail as one of the best books of 2018.

06 Apr 2019
to
Volunteer Appreciation Day: Toronto

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

A sliced up pizza.
A sliced up pizza.

We want to thank all our amazing volunteers for their hard work and time. Join us to celebrate you!

12 Apr 2019
to
‘Catch the Westbound’ with the Lucas Haneman Express Blues Band!  

CNIB Bayview
1929 Bayview Ave.
Toronto ON M4G 0A1
Canada

A piano keyboard with sheet music sitting on top of it.
A piano keyboard with sheet music sitting on top of it.

Accomplished blues guitarist and bandleader, Lucas Haneman and Maple Blues Award nominees, the Lucas Haneman Express are back in Toronto to release their third studio album, ‘Catch the Westbound’! Get your ticket and get on board for an evening of fantastic contemporary blues! 

26 May 2019
to
Introduction to adaptive Scuba diving with DiveHeart!

Dive World
3138 Lake Shore Blvd West
Toronto ON M8V 1L4
Canada

A person wearing scuba diving gear (oxygen tank, flippers, wet suit) floats underwater in the ocean.
A person wearing scuba diving gear (oxygen tank, flippers, wet suit) floats underwater in the ocean.

In this extraordinary opportunity, participants are invited to an introduction to Scuba diving with instructors trained by the DiveHeart adaptive SCUBA organization. Hosted by Dive World in Etobicoke, this experience will involve 2-3 hours of class time, combined with 1-2 hours of pool time. For the nominal cost of $25 per person, you’ll receive one-on-one guidance through equipment usage and underwater techniques.

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 8-18)

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
01 Sep 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
01 Sep 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
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.

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
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.

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