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Upcoming Events

26 May 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. 

26 May 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.

26 May 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.

26 May 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CST
( 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Working Voices Support Group
Virtual
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This peer support group is for participants ages 21- 60 who are working or trying to find employment and would like to connect with others in the community with similar experiences It will be a great place to share information, learn from each other, share stories and support each other. This peer support group meets via Zoom web conference on the last Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. CST.

26 May 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CST
( 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Working Voices Support Group
Virtual
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This peer support group is for participants ages 21- 60 who are working or trying to find employment and would like to connect with others in the community with similar experiences It will be a great place to share information, learn from each other, share stories and support each other. This peer support group meets via Zoom web conference on the last Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. CST.

27 May 2022
10:00 am to 10:30 am EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Reading Room
Virtual
Stacks of books with headphones on top.
Stacks of books with headphones on top.

Sit back and relax with this passive program from CNIBLakeJoe@Home! We will read a short story every Friday from 10:00-10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (until June 17, 2022). This program will be best enjoyed by those aged 12 and up.

27 May 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.

27 May 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Mandarin and Cantonese 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.

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.

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

27 May 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.

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

27 May 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.

27 May 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.

28 May 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Parenting With Sight Loss Group
Virtual
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. The group meets twice monthly in order to accommodate busy schedules. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the second Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time and the last Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. Call in information will be given upon registration.

29 May 2022
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
CNIB Mississauga Mobile Hub: Family Engagement Event
In Person

Royal Canadian Legion
456 Hensall Cir., Second Floor
Mississauga ON L5A 1X7
Canada

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

Mississauga area families are invited to join us for an all-ages Sunday afternoon of food, fun and games. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Mississauga at the Royal Canadian Legion (456 Hensall Circle) on Sunday, May 29 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 

29 May 2022
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
CNIB Mississauga Mobile Hub: Deafblind Community Services Meet and Greet
In Person

Royal Canadian Legion
456 Hensall Cir., Second Floor
Mississauga ON L5A 1X7
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.

CNIB Deafblind Community Services (DBCS) welcomes members of the general public to join us for an afternoon of fun and learning. This is an interactive session where you will have an opportunity to meet and chat with people from the Deafblind community and learn about the services offered through DBCS. Light refreshments provided. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Mississauga at the Royal Canadian Legion (456 Hensall Circle) on Sunday, May 29 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 

30 May 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.

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

30 May 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
CNIB Mississauga Mobile Hub: Advocacy Spotlight
In Person

Royal Canadian Legion
456 Hensall Cir., Second Floor
Mississauga ON L5A 1X7
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.

Advocacy Spotlight is an opportunity for people to come together to discuss pressing advocacy questions concerning sight loss and different sectors pertaining to advocacy. Join host Neisha Mitchell, as she assembles a panel of advocates to answer questions that are important to you. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Mississauga at the Royal Canadian Legion (456 Hensall Circle) on Monday, May 30 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

30 May 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.

30 May 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.

30 May 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Black Voices United
Virtual
A young man walks down a city sidewalk alongside his guide dog in harness.
A young man walks down a city sidewalk alongside his guide dog in harness.

This is a program for persons with sight loss and staff who identify as Black. This was developed to meet the needs and provide support to this community. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Monday of very month from 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 May 2022
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm PDT
( 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm EDT )
Music for Kids – Monday Session
Virtual
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 May 2022
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Achilles International: An intro to running & walking
In Person

Springbank Park
1958 Storybook Lane, in the parking lot area
London ON N6K 4Y6
Canada

An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Achilles international Canada is opening up a group in London! If you are a person living with vision loss and looking to start running or even getting into a walking routine and wanted to know how to do it with a cited guide, come on out to this event. Achilles will discuss their programming and opportunities for you, your family and friends to participate in walking and running activities. We will do guide running and walking training, provide you with a tether and a whole bunch of positivity! If you have a family member or friend who would love to learn how be a sighted guide runner or walker, bring them out as well! This group meets in-person on Monday, May 30th at Springbank Park (1958 Storybook Lane, London) in the parking lot area at 7 p.m. 

30 May 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm CST
( 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm EDT )
Sensing Art - May Flowers
Virtual
A white daisy flower.
A white daisy flower.

Learn about botanical art and use your senses to create a variety of floral artworks in celebration of Spring. This program meets via Zoom web conference on Monday, May 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CST. Call in information will be given upon registration.

31 May 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.

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

31 May 2022
10:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
CNIB Mississauga Mobile Hub: Exploring Accessible Tech
In Person

Royal Canadian Legion
456 Hensall Cir., Second Floor
Mississauga ON L5A 1X7
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.

Spring is a time for renewal and rebirth, a time to shed the dreary garb of winter as well as look for new opportunities and experiences. So, why not start this journey by learning something new? Get ready for a jam-packed day of discovery and exploration! Join us as we spring into all the ways that technology can open a world of possibility for your everyday life, at home, work, school or anywhere! This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Mississauga at the Royal Canadian Legion (456 Hensall Circle) on Tuesday, May 31  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

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

31 May 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.

31 May 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.

31 May 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.

31 May 2022
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ADT
( 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT )
Tech It Out: What’s New in Home AI
Virtual
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them.
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them.

Tech It Out is a series of virtual demonstrations of accessible and mainstream technology designed to make life easier for people with sight loss hosted out of CNIB Nova Scotia. This week, we look at some of the new features and skills your home AI device can do. From Google to Alexa, we’ve got you covered! This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on Tuesday, May 31 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

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

31 May 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm CST
( 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Coffee Chat Group
Virtual
A woman sips on a cup of coffee.
A woman sips on a cup of coffee.

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you. Join us for monthly discussions about ssues that are important to one another. The group is a way to support those with vision loss to socialize and enjoy the company of those who understand what it is like to live with vision loss. This group meets via teleconference on the last Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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

31 May 2022
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm PDT
( 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm EDT )
Music for Kids – Tuesday Session
Virtual
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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

31 May 2022
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Venture Pool - Writing Grant & Funding Proposals for Business
Virtual
An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Furthering our discussion on the business series, we are talking about writing grants and funding requests. Daniel Moore, Manager, Corporate & Foundation Partnerships at CNIB will join us to share his perspectives and templates to use in putting together your proposal. There are no guarantees, but it is always good to get the perspective of those who do this for a living!This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs and Venture Pool members. Come join us to learn more! This program runs via Zoom web conference on Tuesday, May 31 from 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

31 May 2022
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm ADT
( 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT )
Tech Talk Online
Virtual
An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

To discuss ongoing changes in access technology as well as their application.. Prerequisite: A computer and a willingness to learn and participate. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

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

31 May 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Advocacy "I Need to Tell you Something" Disclosure Series
Virtual
An illustration of a megaphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
An illustration of a megaphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

As a person navigating sight loss, disclosure is the building blocks to developing self advocacy. In the “I Need to Tell you Something" Disclosure series, join Ben Akuoko, Kate Riccomini and Christopher Gordon as they provide weekly one-hour informative  sessions with various topics in the areas of disclosure concerning family, relationships, friends, customer service, employment and general public interaction. Find out whether to disclose, how much to disclose, and how to disclose effectively. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday (May 24 to June 28) from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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

01 Jun 2022
10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
CNIB Mississauga Mobile Hub: Employment – Are You Ready?
In Person

Royal Canadian Legion
456 Hensall Cir., Second Floor
Mississauga ON L5A 1X7
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 more about CNIB's Come to Work program and how becoming a talent pool member can support you with your employment journey. Learn more about the unique details that searching for a job as a person with vision loss may encounter and best practices on how to adapt to those situations. Come armed with all your questions and leave with answers. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Mississauga at the Royal Canadian Legion (456 Hensall Circle) on Wednesday, June 1  from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

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

01 Jun 2022
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
CNIB Mississauga Mobile Hub: Employment – Who Can Help?
In Person

Royal Canadian Legion
456 Hensall Cir., Second Floor
Mississauga ON L5A 1X7
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 more about local vocational employment supports and how organizations partnering with CNIB's Come to Work program can assist you with your employment journey. Come armed with all your questions and leave with the knowledge and power to land that next job! This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets in Mississauga at the Royal Canadian Legion (456 Hensall Circle) on Wednesday, June 1  from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

01 Jun 2022
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ADT
( 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT )
DJ You: A Music Listening Party
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

During DJ You, participants take turns being the DJ: they will introduce their song choice and describe what it means to them. We will then listen to the song as a group. DJ You is a great opportunity to both hear some new music and to learn more about fellow CNIB participants. If you attend, be ready to suggest a song! This program uns via Zoom web conference on Wednesday,  June 1 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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

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

01 Jun 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Gentle 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.

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.