Upcoming Events

01 Apr 2021
to
30 May 2023
SPIRIT Club – an online fitness platform!
Virtual
SPIRIT Club logo. An illustration of the word “Spirit” and “Club” with a silhouette of two people high-fiving in the centre of word ‘Spirit.’ Text: Spirit Club. Fitness for all.
SPIRIT Club logo. An illustration of the word “Spirit” and “Club” with a silhouette of two people high-fiving in the centre of word ‘Spirit.’ Text: Spirit Club. Fitness for all.

To enhance CNIB’s Culture, Sport & Recreation program offerings, we’ve partnered with SPIRIT Club, an online health and fitness platform that provides adapted exercise and healthy lifestyle classes.

SPIRIT Club strives to foster a culture of support and encouragement for all members. Whether you’re experienced with exercise or a total beginner; comfortable in gyms or don’t feel like they are the right fit for you, SPIRIT Club is where you can successfully work toward your fitness goals.

01 Apr 2022
to
31 May 2022
2022 Braille Creative Writing Contest
Virtual
An illustration of a braille book outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
An illustration of a braille book outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Calling all aspiring young writers! The 2022 Braille Creative Writing Contest is now accepting entries. Write a short story, essay, or poem on any topic or re-purpose something you've written for school this year! Show off your creative writing talents for a chance to win cash prizes. 

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

02 Apr 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
Family Fun Days - Saskatchewan North
In Person
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.

The family fun days are an opportunity for families with children who have vision loss to get together and learn from each other and support one another. This is also a great time for the kids to be able to play with other children who have vision loss as well as children who do not have vision loss but understand the struggles they are facing. The Family Fun Days will be run three times a year each one with a different type of activity or outing.

02 Apr 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
Family Fun Days - Saskatchewan South
In Person
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.

The family fun days are an opportunity for families with children or youth who have vision loss to get together and learn from each other and support one another. This is also a great time for the children and youth to be able to play with other children or youth who have vision loss as well as children or youth who do not have vision loss but understand the struggles they are facing. The Family Fun Days will run two times a year each one with a different type of activity or outing. The Family Fun Days will be run two times a year each one with a different type of activity or outing.  

01 May 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
Vision Mate - Saskatchewan
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.

25 May 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
( 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm CST )
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.

25 May 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
( 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm CST )
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.

25 May 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
( 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm CST )
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.

25 May 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm ADT
( 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm CST )
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.

25 May 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
( 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm CST )
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.

25 May 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
( 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm CST )
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Campfire Songs & Stories
Virtual
A campfire on a sandy beach.
A campfire on a sandy beach.

Join us for a virtual Lake Joe campfire with traditional campfire songs and stories. Fun for all ages! This group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time (until June 15, 2022). Call in information will be given upon registration.

25 May 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
( 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm CST )
Music Social
Virtual
An illustration of a Treble clef and other musical notes.
An illustration of a Treble clef and other musical notes.

The music social is a themed radio-style night of music appreciation, where participants give song requests to the hosts and we listen to music, chat, and answer trivia questions together! Join us for a night of music, fun, and games! This group runs via Zoom web conference on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am MDT
( 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST )
Western Social Meet Up
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.

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. 

26 May 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ADT
( 11:00 am to 1:00 pm CST )
Guide Dogs in Nova Scotia
Virtual
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An illustration of a guide dog icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Join us for a panel of guide dog users living in Nova Scotia. In this follow up to CNIB Nova Scotia’s Making of a Guide Dog event, we'll hear bout the everyday experience of having a guide dog in Nova Scotia including the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end. The focus of this event is having a guide dog and it can help you determine if this is the route for you; we will not be getting into how to get a guide dog. This program runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, May 26 from 2 to  4 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
( 11:00 am to 12:30 pm CST )
Introduction to Photography
In Person

Participate over Zoom or in-person at the CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Two women dining. One woman takes a picture of her friend with her smartphone.
Two women dining. One woman takes a picture of her friend with her smartphone.

Learn how technology can enable people who are blind or low vision with taking pictures and working with digital photo albums. After this session, you will be able to incorporate adaptive techniques to capture quality images, use accessible technology to manage photos, and utilize artificial intelligence and other supports to identify and enjoy your photo memories! This technology workshop is available both in-person at CNIB GTA Community Hub or live-streamed over Zoom on Thursday, May 26 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
( 11:30 am to 1:00 pm CST )
Sharing Our Stories: Community Engagement Volunteers
Virtual
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An illustration of a megaphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

During this session, meet one of CNIB’s wonderful Community Engagement volunteers. Hear from a member of the CNIB family who will share their sight loss journey incorporated with their CNIB experiences. If you are new to the CNIB community, want to know what’s new and exciting or you need a refresher on programs and services happening at CNIB, then this session is for you. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, May 26 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm CST )
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.

26 May 2022
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm CDT
( 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm CST )
Mind Power Life Coaching
Virtual
Two young women enjoy coffee at a cozy restaurant table.
Two young women enjoy coffee at a cozy restaurant table.

Come join us if you are interested in gaining more personal power, deeper confidence, deeper awareness and a deeper sense of harmony in your life! A mix of lecture style & group discussions sessions on topics of believes, values, self talk, awareness and emotional intelligence. This program runs via Zoom conference or telephone on the fourth Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
( 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm CST )
Smartphone Photography: Beyond the Basics
In Person

Participate over Zoom or in-person at the CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Two women dining. One woman takes a picture of her friend with her smartphone.
Two women dining. One woman takes a picture of her friend with her smartphone.

Smartphone photography has become extremely popular with improvements in the quality of smartphone cameras and the rise of photography-centred social media apps such as Instagram. Camera apps have in turn, developed a variety of features that suit an array of different photography situations. Join us in this second instalment of Smartphone Photography as we learn more adaptive photography techniques as well as how to enable accessibility features to make your photography experience more accessible. This technology workshop is available both in-person at CNIB GTA Community Hub or live-streamed over Zoom on Thursday, May 26 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
( 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm CST )
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Trivia
Virtual
Wood blocks with red letters on them are laid on a table to spell "TRIVIA"
Wood blocks with red letters on them are laid on a table to spell "TRIVIA"

You're smarter than you think you are! Test your trivia limits at our monthly trivia sessions! Fun for all ages! Join us the last Thursday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time (until May 26, 2022)

26 May 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
( 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm CST )
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.

26 May 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
( 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm CST )
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.

26 May 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
( 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm CST )
Family Feud
Virtual
Family Feud Logo.
Family Feud Logo.

Join us for a blast from the past! Bring your friends and join us for a fun game of family feud. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the fourth Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 May 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
( 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm CST )
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
( 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm CST )
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
( 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm CST )
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
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
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
( 8:00 am to 8:30 am CST )
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
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am CST )
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
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am CST )
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.

27 May 2022
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm CDT
( 11:00 am to 11:45 am CST )
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.

27 May 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
( 11:00 am to 12:00 pm CST )
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
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm CST )
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
( 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm CST )
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
( 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm CST )
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
11:30 am to 2:30 pm CST
Weyburn Community BBQ
In Person

River Park Gazebo 
Along Confederation Dr. & 4th St. South
Weyburn SK S4H 0G6
Canada

A row of hotdogs sit on a barbecue grill.
A row of hotdogs sit on a barbecue grill.

CNIB is excited to invite you to our first ever CNIB BBQ in Weyburn in support of people with vision loss.
This would be a great time to get together with our CNIB family, have some hot dogs, listen to great music and play fun games.We would like to get to know our Weyburn community so take a day off, come down to River Park Gazebo, laugh, eat and enjoy this day with us. The BBQ meets in-person on Saturday, May 28 at River Park Gazebo from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT.

28 May 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
( 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm CST )
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
9:00 am to 10:00 am CST
Jump Days: Get Air
In Person

Get Air Trampoline Park
1902 Turvey Road
Regina SK S4M 0A1
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.

CNIB has partnered with Get Air Regina to offer a morning jump time for our clients and their families. The park is closed to the public during our jump time, allowing the kids to have some fun and not worry about anything else. This group meets on the last Sunday of every month from 9 to 10 a.m. CST at Get Air Regina.

30 May 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
( 11:00 am to 12:00 pm CST )
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
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
( 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm CST )
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.

30 May 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
( 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm CST )
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
( 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm CST )
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
( 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm CST )
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
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm CST
Creative Craft Circle with The Dunlop Art Gallery
Virtual
A tabletop covered in art supplies; coloured pencils, paintbrushes and jugs of paint.
A tabletop covered in art supplies; coloured pencils, paintbrushes and jugs of paint.

Each month, the group will try out a new medium and project allowing them to really expand their knowledge and skill in art as well as have a lot of fun. This group is great for all levels of ability, if you want to create and have a lot of fun join us for these sessions. All materials will be mailed directly to you at no cost. This group meets on the last Monday of every month from 5 to 6 p.m. Central Time.

30 May 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm CST
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
10:00 am to 11:00 am ADT
( 7:00 am to 8:00 am CST )
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
9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT
( 7:00 am to 8:00 am CST )
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.

31 May 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
( 8:00 am to 9:00 am CST )
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.