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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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An Evening in the Key of B: A Benefit Concert and Reception for BALANCE

Aligning with the BALANCE mission, this Benefit Concert and Reception was established to raise funds to support incredible groups. This inaugural concert event will host about 250 guests for a music-filled evening followed by an elegant wine and cheese reception.
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Adapted Tour of Toronto’s Historic Fort York

Referred to as Toronto’s founding landscape, Fort York National Historic Site is also a Heritage Conservation District, a registered archaeological site, and home to Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings. Participants will be led on an adapted tour of the museum, focusing on period objects we can touch, period musical instruments and the songs they played, and an experience of a soldier’s drill.
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Low Impact Fitness Class

Would you be interested in a fitness class at the Hub? The class would be taught by a CNIB participant who is a certified fitness instructor. Let us know!
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CNIB: Read Book Club

CNIB: Read 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. 
 
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Oshawa Lawn Bowling Group

Take part in lawn bowling with the Oshawa Lawn Bowling Club. Free for people who are blind or partially sighted.
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Aamer's Charity Nature Walk in the City - Toronto

The nature walk will start at the CNIB Bayview office and go through the trails East of the building to Edwards Gardens. We will enjoy the gardens and people are welcome to purchase a snack or treat at the Garden Café before we make our way back to the CNIB.

Participants have the option of ending the hike at Edwards Gardens as per their ability.

Total time/distance for this nature walk is approximately 2.5 hours and 7 KM. This nature walk will involve stairs, uneven ground and a decent physical effort.
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CCB Mysteries Chapter: Every Child Counts Mystery Event

Save the date! The CCB Mysteries chapter is teaming up with the CNIB Foundation to bring you an evening of entertainment that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seats!
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Oshawa Blind Curling

Try a new sport! The Oshawa Curling Club is recruiting new members. The group practices every Tuesday at the Oshawa Curling Club.
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5-a-side blind soccer (ages 14+) - Pickering

Learn a new sport or brush off your cleats! Check out 5-a-side blind soccer in Pickering.
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Music jam session

Singers, musicians, music fans - come jam! Join us for a night of live music and experience the unique joy that only music brings. Bring an instrument, your voice, or just a love of music. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month.