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Upcoming Events

28 Jun 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Belleville Book Club
Virtual
a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

Book Club for participants in the Belleville and surrounding area for those who love to read and would like to connect with others to discuss books. This monthly book club meets via Zoom web conference on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

28 Jun 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Thunder Bay Book Club
In Person

CNIB Thunder Bay
229 Camelot Street
Thunder Bay ON P7A 4B2
Canada

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

Come join us in Thunder Bay at the CNIB boardroom for a discussion on books you’ve read and share your recommended book list with the group. This monthly book club meets in-person at CNIB Thunder Bay on the third Monday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

28 Jun 2022
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Cooking with Luc
Virtual
A carton of eggs. A whisk sits on a recipe book
A carton of eggs. A whisk sits on a recipe book

Come and join Luc monthly to prepare different dishes you can eat yourself or share with family and friends. For a truly interactive experience, Luc welcomes you to cook and bake along with him in the comfort of our own kitchen! With an ILS often in attendance, bring along your questions as you might just learn a new trick to help you out. This cooking program runs via Zoom web conference on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

28 Jun 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.

28 Jun 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.

28 Jun 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.

28 Jun 2022
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm ADT
( 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT )
Tech Talk Online
Virtual
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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.

28 Jun 2022
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Venture Pool - NDA (Non-Disclosure) Discussions for Business
Virtual
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An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Having the idea, cultivating it then bringing it to market is labour intensive. Our Come to Work partners from Lawyers in House will join us to give us a refresher on how to have discussions with those who need to know and ensuring the idea does not get “scooped”. We all are not legal experts by any means, but it would be great to have some tips around what to say, when to say it and whom to say/share it with! This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs who are thinking or still exploring their ideas. Come join us to learn more! This program runs via Zoom web conference on Tuesday, June 28 from 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

28 Jun 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.

28 Jun 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
LGBTQ2S+ Pride Connection
Virtual
A colourful Pride flag waves in the wind on a flag post.
A colourful Pride flag waves in the wind on a flag post.

Intended for adults who are blind or partially sighted and are members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. Participants from across the country meet monthly to share experiences, listen to guest speakers, and discuss topics chosen by the group.  This group meets via Zoom web conference on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

28 Jun 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Scattergories
Virtual
The Scattergories board game in a box.
The Scattergories board game in a box.

Scattergories is a word-based, creative board game that anyone can play and we are taking it virtual! Join us for some fun game action. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

28 Jun 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Advocacy "I Need to Tell you Something" Disclosure Series
Virtual
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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.

29 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.

29 Jun 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

29 Jun 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.

29 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.

29 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.

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

29 Jun 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm ADT
( 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT )
Games and Trivia
Virtual
A braille monopoly board game.
A braille monopoly board game.

Attention all word gamers, join us for some fun activities during our Game night! We will be exploring some new games and taking it back to the classics. From name that tune, riddles, memory games and trivia. The games are different each time. We hope to see you there!  This group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

29 Jun 2022
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm NDT
( 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT )
Music and Friends
Virtual
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.

Come together to discuss different types of music you have to listen to. Depending on if you are getting started for the day or if you are looking to boost your spirit, talk about what song helps you during these times and learn about songs that help your peers! This group runs via Zoom web conference on Wednesday biweekly from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

29 Jun 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Zoom 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.

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.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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. 

30 Jun 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Doing Digital Communication Right
Virtual
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An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

In our current world of remote work, virtual meetings and constantly changing tech, many of us have had to learn new skills for successful digital communication. In this session we will talk about the benefits and challenges of working remotely, some strategies for participating in virtual meetings, and how to maintain work-life balance in a world where work can follow you wherever you go. This workshop runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, June 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Jun 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Bible Study Group
Virtual
An open bible sits on a table.
An open bible sits on a table.

Make new friends, or deepen existing friendships, find support from your peers, and develop more theological insight about biblical understanding. This group meets via Zoom web conference or telephone every Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Woodturning
In Person

CNIB GTA 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.

Discover the art of woodturning and what it’s all about. No experience required! Volunteers will be on hand to show you the fundamentals and help to create a beautiful project.  The GTA Woodturning program meets in-person at the CNIB GTA Community Hub on the last Thursday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. 

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

30 Jun 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. 

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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.

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

01 Jul 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.

01 Jul 2022
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm CDT
( 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EDT )
Virtual Relaxation 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.

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.

01 Jul 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.

01 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.

01 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.

02 Jul 2022
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Old Time Radio
Virtual
Image of a microphone placed in a recording studio.
Image of a microphone placed in a recording studio.

Join host Kelly MacDonald as he shares a blast from the past! Listen to all the old radio shows that made the genre so popular. Featuring comedies, dramas and a variety of programs from the time when network radio was king and every buddy tuned in for their entertainment. You are welcomed to briefly comment between shows or just sit back and enjoy! This group runs via Zoom web conference biweekly on Saturday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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

04 Jul 2022
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
CNIB Learning Academy - Junior Explorers (grades 7-8)
Virtual
CNIB Learning academy logo. A graphic-art illustration of a smiling face/icon wearing a graduation cap with white accents. Text: CNIB Learning Academy
CNIB Learning academy logo. A graphic-art illustration of a smiling face/icon wearing a graduation cap with white accents. Text: CNIB Learning Academy

Get started in the CNIB Learning Academy with this unique summer experience of self-discovery! Participants (in grades 7-8) will explore their skills and strengths, hear from people with sight loss bout their careers, and learn about best practices for success in high school. For just an hour a day over ten weekdays, attendees can begin to build foundations for secondary school transition and plant the seeds for early career recognition and exploration.  Program content will be delivered in a fun and engaging style utilizing group games, challenges, and chats. Junior Explorers (grades 7&8) meets weekdays July 4-15th via Zoom web conference on  from 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time. 

04 Jul 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.

04 Jul 2022
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09 Jul 2022
CNIB Lake Joe: Holiday Week (July 4-9, all ages)
In Person

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

Le personnel du camp Lake Joe d'INCA pose avec des enfants sur la pelouse du site.
Le personnel du camp Lake Joe d'INCA pose avec des enfants sur la pelouse du site.

You deserve a holiday! Pack your bags and spend a week at CNIB Lake Joe with your friends and family and enjoy camp “your way.”

04 Jul 2022
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
CNIB Learning Academy - Young Achievers (grades 9-10)
Virtual
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CNIB Learning academy logo. A graphic-art illustration of a smiling face/icon wearing a graduation cap with white accents. Text: CNIB Learning Academy

This bridge program to Learning Academy’s SCORE Scholars provides students serious about their academic and long-term career goals with important tools for the future. Fundamental analytical and goal setting skills are introduced to build an individualized map for success. Early volunteer, summer and part time jobs are discussed in relationship to long term school and career aspirations. Special guest speakers who live with sight loss and are leaders in their field will provide personal stories for inspiration. Extra support and guidance participants will be provided by assigned mentors from the SCORE Scholars program.  Young Achievers (grades 9&10) meets weekdays July 4-15 via Zoom web conference on  from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

04 Jul 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.

04 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.

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

05 Jul 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. 

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