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27 Mar 2022
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31 Mar 2023
The Empowerment Digest
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Would you love to get an email each week with a little bit of inspiration, motivation and examples of how people living with sight loss are stepping outside their own comfort zones, all in pursuit of living a life that they choose? Breaking through stereotypes, taking on new challenges, connecting with their communities and sharing practical tips on how they are doing the things they once thought "I can't do that!"?

01 Apr 2022
to
31 Dec 2022
Microsoft: Free Online Certification Courses
Virtual
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A microsoft tablet sits on a table top.

Microsoft offers free online certification courses where you can learn the fundamentals of their platform (e.g. Office 365). Each certification consists of passing a series of exams to earn certification.

01 May 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
Vision Mate - Ontario East
In Person
a young woman reads a newspaper to an older woman.
a young woman reads a newspaper to an older woman.

The Vision Mate program is CNIB's flagship initiative for one-on-one support. Vision Mate volunteers are matched up with a person who is blind or partially sighted to provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship.

20 Jun 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
Play Ambassador Program
Virtual
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This program is designed for those who are looking to challenge themselves, learn new skills, make new connections and show the power of their human potential!

27 Jun 2022
to
31 Jul 2022
CCB COVID-19 Impact Survey
Virtual
CCB bilingual logo.
CCB bilingual logo.

The Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) is conducting a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind. While COVID-19 continues to impact the future health of Canadians, federal, provincial, and municipal governments are all looking at creating new policies to determine how best to assist people living with disabilities during future pandemics. The goal of the CCB COVID-19 impact survey is to better understand and address the lived experiences of people who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind during the pandemic.

05 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am ADT
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT )
Virtual Zoom Coffee and Chat - Moncton
Virtual
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A coffee cup sits on a table.

The informal coffee chat group is a chance to socialize and meet new people. It is a very warm and welcoming group of regulars and newcomers. his is a recurring meeting and it will be the same information to log on each time. This group runs via Zoom web conference and telephone every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Coffee Break
Virtual
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White mug sitting on a wood table. The mug has a smiley face on it.

Join us on Zoom Tuesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. Eastern Time for conversation, laughter, and a chance to reminisce about your favourite CNIB Lake Joe memories. Pour yourself a coffee, tea, or beverage of choice, login and connect with your friends from Lake Joe.

05 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Eastern Canada Social Meet Up
Virtual
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The keypad of a landline telephone.

Are you craving that social interaction you normally get from going for coffee with friends ? We are here to keep the virtual conversation going post pandemic! Since we've gotten t to know each other, let's stay connected and share some good news stories, discuss practical tips and successes with others living with vision loss. Join us on Tuesday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time for a friendly group chat. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

05 Jul 2022
11:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
The Good News Spotlight
Virtual
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Three folded newspapers sits on a table next to a cup of tea.

Join your event host who will play a selection of audio clips that will serve as a launchpad for discussion. These interesting audio clips will inspire, motivate, or get you thinking. Nothing controversial, just positive topics. This program runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:30 am PDT
( 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT )
Mindfulness Through Music
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Music Therapist, Emily Brown, will be hosting a weekly call-in session where we will practice the art of mindfulness through the practice of music. We will listen/play music together and then participate in reflective and relaxation activities focused on mindfulness and relaxation. This program is designed for those ages 19+. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Tech Drop-in Session
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Are you having challenges with using your technology or do you simply have questions about something new? Join us for a forum discussion by teleconference. Tech successes are welcome too! Many heads are better than one! The technology drop-in session meets via Zoom web conference on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Tuesday Games
Virtual
A red roll of dice.
A red roll of dice.

Everyone loves games. This games group meets to socialize playing 2 to 3 different lively word games for the hour. Sessions are led by our own professional game hosts (aka CNIB staff and volunteers). We embrace a safe fun time to exercise your mind. The group meets via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Brockville VIP Group
Virtual
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An elderly woman talks on a smartphone.

A monthly group for clients, and their family member/ friend who live in the Brockville and surrounding area to get together, socialize, and connect with others who are living with sight loss. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
11:30 am to 12:30 pm PDT
( 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT )
LOBBY Mindfulness Through Music
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

A social group for those who want to keep connect after Music Therapy/Dance have ended. We invite participants to stay and socialise with each other. You can talk about the session, get to know one and other and socialize with the community across Canada. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

05 Jul 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Chair Yoga
Virtual
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A woman sits on a yoga mat and reaches for her toes to stretch.

Chair yoga is a good option for anyone with injuries or with mobility issues. You will need comfortable clothing and a sturdy chair without arms or armrests for this class. Techniques include breath work, gentle movement with repetition, postures, sitting meditation and relaxation. No experience required. This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Family Zoom Room
Virtual
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A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.

Children (ages 7-11) take the lead as we read stories, share talents and play family-friendly games. Parents and siblings are also welcome. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
The Bookends Book Club
Virtual
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a blue book with headphones resting on top.

If you love books, this group is for you! This group features guest authors as well as weeks where a different genre or theme are picked. People read their choice of book on the theme and come ready to discuss. It's a great way to build your reading list and learn about what others are reading and the technology they use to access their books. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ADT
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT )
Wednesday Social Hour
Virtual
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A woman holds an iPhone to her ear and listens intently to a private conversation.

The informal coffee chat group is a chance to socialize and meet new people. People are welcome from all across Canada. This group runs via Zoom web conference or telephone every Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration

06 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Techstravaganza
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

The hosts of the call gather interesting topics from a wide range of applications and devices to bring them to the forefront of CNIB clients. From time to time, guests come live and chat with the group about new emerging technologies that promise to enhance the lives of people with sight loss. The group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Jul 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

06 Jul 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Gentle Yoga
Virtual
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A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

This class is designed for all level yogis. Relaxed pace to release anxiety and calm the body. Students will be guided into meditation, breathing techniques, yoga poses and relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat, a blanket, a big towel and an open mind to learn something new for the new year!  This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
( 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT )
Wireless Wednesday
Virtual
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An iPhone and iPad sit side-by-side on a table top.

Are you new to assistive technology? Want to get more out of your smart device or computer? This Zoom workshop is a 2 for 1! In the main Zoom room will be a volunteer-led, tech-focused Q&A group dealing with a wide range of questions. In another Zoom breakout room, we will have some structured learning – focusing on basics and beginner topics. This technology group runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Jul 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Zoom Zoom Room
Virtual
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A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.

Parents of Children between the ages of three and six are invited to sign their children up for an exciting new program that combines socialization, creative play and entertainment!  This new program, the Zoom Zoom Room will give your child with sight loss the chance to chat and interact with others experiencing visual impairment or blindness. They will feel part of a nationwide community while playing games, listening to stories and collaborating on creative projects. Program facilitators will enlist professional authors and entertainers to keep content engaging.  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
Burlington Hamilton Peer Social
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

Connect with other people in the Hamilton/Burlington area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets via telephone and Zoom web conference every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
11:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Richmond Hill VIP
Virtual
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A support group of eight people sit in chairs in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you. This is a peer support group in Richmond Hill led by volunteer, Miriam Salah. This peer support group meets on the first Thursday of every month from  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am MDT
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT )
Western Social Meet Up
Virtual
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A woman holds an iPhone to her ear and listens intently to a private conversation.

Join us for our weekly social meet up group. We’ll get to know each other, share some good news stories, and discuss practical tips for staying healthy and connected.  This peer support group meets every Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. Mountain Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

07 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
iPhone and iPad Accessibility Series
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design. A dash of yellow paint appears on the perimeter of the design.

Perhaps you have an iPhone or iPad that just sits on your desk collecting dust, and the only thing that is stopping you from using it is that you don’t find your Apple device to be particularly accessible. Have no fear! 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, blind or low vision. This technology workshop runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, July 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ADT
( 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT )
Meet Caelin!
Virtual
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An illustration of a sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Caelin Lloyd is one of CNIB Nova Scotia’s new hires! Join us to learn about Caelin’s role as Intern, Technology & Recreation at CNIB. We’ll play Two Truths & One Lie starting with Caelin, with opportunity for others to have a turn as well! This meet and greet runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, July 7 from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Thursday Games
Virtual
A red roll of dice.
A red roll of dice.

Like word games? This group is for you so come play word games led by our game show hosts and join in the laughter. The group meets via Zoom conference every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Name That Tune
Virtual
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A young woman wearing headphones sits on the floor and listens to music on her iPhone.

Calling all music lovers! If you have a passion for music, join us for a game of name that tune. We will play clips of songs and participants will have to name that tune. A variety of music types will be played. This program runs via Zoom web conference on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
CNIB Unbound Book Club
Virtual
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Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.

CNIB Unbound is a virtual book club for anyone interested in accessible literacy. Housed on Facebook, the club gives members an interactive community where they can read together, swap notes and perspectives on what they've read, and talk about all things books – from their favourite writers to the latest accessible reading technologies on the market.

07 Jul 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm PDT
( 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT )
Seated Dance Fitness
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Adaptive Dance instructor, Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a zoom-based, high energy, seated dance class for participants ages 19 and up. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Jul 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Tween Zoom Hangout
Virtual
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The back of a young woman's head. She sits at kitchen table and types on her laptop computer.

Join us to play games, chat, and make new friends. Please note that this program is for individuals between 10-14 years of age. The group meets online via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

07 Jul 2022
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PDT
( 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT )
LOBBY Seated Dance Fitness
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

A social group for those who want to keep connect after Seated Dance Fitness has ended. We invite participants to stay and socialise with each other. You can talk about the session, get to know one and other and socialize with the community across Canada.

Please note: After Session Socials are not Facilitated by a Music Therapist or Dance Instructor, they are just an opportunity for further participant connection.

08 Jul 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Friday Fun Trivia
Virtual
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Scrabble cubes spell out the word "Trivia" on a table top.

If you love trivia, this group is for you! Sessions are led by our own professional game hosts (aka CNIB staff and volunteers) and add the questions and people just respond freely. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Jul 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Mandarin and Cantonese Yoga
Virtual
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A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

This class is designed for yogis of all levels. Instruction is delivered in Mandarin and Cantonese and is highly descriptive to accommodate participants with sight loss. No experience required. The instructor will provide modifications so don't hesitate to ask. Bring a mat! This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Jul 2022
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm CDT
( 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EDT )
Virtual Relaxation Yoga
Virtual
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A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Looking for ways to manage stress? Come out and join us for yoga sessions to help you learn to battle some of the stress. These sessions are virtual so can be done anywhere. This yoga program runs via Zoom web conference or telephone every Friday from 12 to 12:45 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group
Virtual
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A woman walks with her guide dog. She is holding on to its harness with her left hand.

This is a safe and supportive place for guide dog handlers from across the country to get together and chat. Share the joys and challenges of being a guide dog handler as well as tips to keep our guide dogs happy and engaged. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Friday biweekly from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

08 Jul 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Coffee Group
Virtual
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two people sitting at a table drinking coffee

Join us every Friday for a virtual meet up in the prairies with a friendly bunch of people looking to connect with others across the country! This group meets via teleconference every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Jul 2022
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm PDT
( 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT )
Coffee-Talks
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Weekly call-in social group. Each session will have a topic of discussion that changes each week, topics range. This program is designed for those 19+.  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Jul 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Accessible Yoga
Virtual
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Accessible yoga for most skill levels from the comfort of your home. Check out accessible yoga if you are looking for a classic yoga class with descriptive prompts. Designed for people with vision loss, the instructor will verbally walk you through all the poses and movements. Please bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water, and your breath!  This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Monday & Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

09 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Techstravaganza 2.0
Virtual
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A young woman sits alone outdoors. In her left hand, she is holding her smartphone up to her ear. In her right hand, she holds her white cane

Due to popular demand, we're adding another monthly dose of our weekly Wednesday afternoon tech discussions. Techstravaganza 2.0 is a monthly discussion group that is joined by members all over the country to come together and talk everything tech. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on the second Saturday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

11 Jul 2022
9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
CNIB Welland Mobile Hub: Coffee and Chat with Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
In Person

The Grand Canal Retirement Residence
439 King Street East
Welland ON L3B 0J5
Canada

CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.
CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Come and join us for coffee and snacks and to learn about the programs and services offered by both CNIB and Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Welland at The Grand Canal Retirement Residence (439 King Street East) on Monday, July 11 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. 

11 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Oakville Weekly Peer Support
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

Join weekly on Mondays through zoom or by phone to connect with other people in the Oakville area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

11 Jul 2022
11:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
CNIB Welland Mobile Hub: Interpretive Movement Program
In Person

The Grand Canal Retirement Residence
439 King Street East
Welland ON L3B 0J5
Canada

CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.
CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Come out and join us for some interpretive movement exercise, which is a unique way of feeling music through movement. This program is designed to lower stress, worry, sadness, and anxiety. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Welland at The Grand Canal Retirement Residence (439 King Street East) on Monday, July 11 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. 

11 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Let's Get Gardening
Virtual
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A small garden lined with potted plants on a shelf.

If you have a green thumb (or you'd like to have one), then this gardening discussion group is for you! We swap success stories, talk about our favorite plants, and generally 'dish the dirt' on all things horticultural. For all levels of garden enthusiasts. Whether you patio or container garden, or have lots of gardening space, the time in this group will just buzz by. This gardening group meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

11 Jul 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
CNIB Welland Mobile Hub: Accessible Technology At Home
In Person

The Grand Canal Retirement Residence
439 King Street East
Welland ON L3B 0J5
Canada

CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.
CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Join us to learn about smart home devices like Google Home and Amazon Alexa. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding accessible technology. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Welland at The Grand Canal Retirement Residence (439 King Street East) on Monday, July 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. 

11 Jul 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

11 Jul 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Accessible Yoga
Virtual
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Accessible yoga for most skill levels from the comfort of your home. Check out accessible yoga if you are looking for a classic yoga class with descriptive prompts. Designed for people with vision loss, the instructor will verbally walk you through all the poses and movements. Please bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water, and your breath!  This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Monday & Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.