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Culture, Sports and Recreation Programs

CNIB Foundation's culture, sports and recreation programs provide you with opportunities to take part in a variety of creative classes, community-based workshops, physical activities and excursions.  

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Old Time Radio

Join us for a trip back into the world of old-time radio with OTR Rewind. Featuring comedies, dramas and a variety of programs from the time when network radio was king and every buddy tuned in for their entertainment. Shows will originate from the Thirties through the eighties. You are welcomed to briefly comment between shows or just sit back and enjoy the vast variety presented by your host Kelly MacDonald. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Saturday, December 12 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Music Social

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! December theme: Christmas songs. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Wednesday of every month (December 23) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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CNIB Young Writers

This program is for youth between 18-30 who love to write! Meet with a group of like-minded individuals and share your writing samples. Each call we will give feedback on the writing samples provided to the group and discuss different writing techniques and literature. The group meets via Zoom web conference on December 9 & 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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BALANCE for Blind Adults Presents: Let's Get Quizzical Monthly Trivia Night

BALANCE for Blind Adults Presents:  Let's Get Quizzical, MonthlyTrivia Night! Join us on the third Thursday of every month for a lot of fun trying to be the best! You’ll be assigned to a team and will have a really fun and challenging evening. This group runs online via Zoom web conference on Thursday, December 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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For the Love of Podcasts

Share podcasts that you're listening to. Broaden your podcast sharing and learn about new podcasts!  This group runs via Zoom web conference on the third Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Song Bingo Game Night!

All you need to participate is access to a Phone or Zoom and a Bingo card at home or online! Each Music Bingo Night will have a different Music theme. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Friday, October 30, November 13, 27, December 11 & 18 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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How It’s Played: A Guide to Accessible Sport

Bringing together athletes, guides, community partners, to discuss the in’s and out’s of how to make sports, recreation and other physical activities accessible and inclusive to all.  We'll talk about adapting equipment, guiding techniques, teamwork, advocacy, partnerships and all the things that answer the question “how’s it played?” Each week focuses on a single sport, so tune in, contribute your experiences and learn from our guests.  This program runs via Zoom web conference on December 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Low-impact, Seated Dance Fitness

Let’s dance! Our adaptive dance instructor, Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a guided seat based low-impact dance class for our 19+ participants. 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.
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Guided Ukulele Workshop

Music Therapist, Emily Brown, will lead weekly workshops for those who want to buff up their ukulele skills! Each week we'll delve into 1-3 songs, go over the chords, strumming patterns, and do few practice turns. This program is designed for participants who are 14+, have some ukulele experience, and a ukulele in their home.  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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The Bookends Book Club

Love to read and discuss books? Then join this weekly group and learn about what others are reading and the technology they use to get their books or hear guest speakers. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.