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CNIB Foundation – Virtual Program Offerings

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Try something new with the CNIB Foundation! Whether it's career support, tech training, youth groups, cooking classes or book clubs – our virtual programs are guaranteed to keep you entertained and engaged. Programs are free and available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted as well as their families, friends and caregivers.

We kindly ask participants to register for programs at least one business day before the program start date. If you can't make it, register anyway. If a session is recorded, we'll send a copy to registered participants. When registering, please provide your first and last name, as well as information about any accessibility requirements or accommodations you need in order to attend and fully participate in the session you are registering for.

Below, you'll find a snapshot of some of our global virtual program offerings. *For local virtual and in-person program offerings in your community, visit: cnib.ca/en/event.

Friday, September 25

Friday Fun Trivia
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Advocacy Trivia
Every Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Coffee-Talks
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Manitoba Virtual Coffee Group
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Talking About Your Vision Loss At Work
Friday, September 25, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Saturday, September 26

Parenting With Sight Loss Group
Saturday, September 26, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now

Advanced Knit-Along
Every Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Sunday, September 27

Parents Educational Resources for Kids (PERK)
Sunday, September 27, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Monday, September 28

Let's Get Gardening
Every Monday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Diabetes & Vision Loss Group
Monday, September 28, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

LGBTQ2S+  Awareness and Allyship for Youth Workshop
Monday, September 28 & Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Parent Forum
Monday, September 28, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

CNIB Creative Writing Project
If you are an aspiring writer, the CNIB Foundation has a new program for you! Behind the Mask: CNIB Participants and the Pandemic. We're collecting short works of fiction, essays and poems that feature or highlight the perspectives of Canadians with sight loss in relation to the pandemic. Register Now.

CNIB Unbound Facebook Group
Join an online community of readers! Visit: facebook.com/groups/1546162838849718

Connecting the Dots
Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development experience focused on braille, technology and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we are able to offer you complimentary access to the conference. Register Today!

Tuesday, September 29

Eastern Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Western Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time. Register Now

Mindfulness Through Music
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Audio Spotlight
Every Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wildlife Talk with Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Tuesday, September 29, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Tuesday Virtual Games
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tech Drop-in Session
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now

Learning Zoom Video Conference - Basics
Tuesday, September 29, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Kids Music
Every Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Community Music Jam
Every Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Reel Film Fans
Every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

LGBTQ2S+ Awareness and Allyship for Youth Workshop
Monday, September 28 & Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

The Family Zoom Room
Every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tech Talk Tuesday
Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Young Adult Zoom Hangout
Tuesday, September 29, 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, September 30

The Bookends Book Club
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now

Guided Ukulele Group Workshop
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Wednesday Morning Social
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Techstravaganza
Every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Weekly Wednesday Social
Every Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Smartphone Photography: What Are You Looking At?
Every Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

What’s New with HumanWare Blindness Portfolio
Wednesday, September 30, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

National Empowerment Workshop Series – Live, Work, Play
Every Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

CNIB Young Writers
Wednesday, September 30, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Thursday, October 1

Coffee Time Chat
Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now

Virtual Bingo
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Bible Study Group
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Dance & Movement Games for Kids
Every Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Thursday Virtual Games
Every Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Low-impact, Seated Dance Fitness
Every Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Youth Leadership-Youth Zoom Hangout
Thursday, October 1, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Register Now.

Youth Social Meetup
Every Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Parent & Guardian Social
Thursday, October 1, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Register Now.

Friday, October 2

Friday Fun Trivia
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group
Friday, October 2, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Coffee-Talks
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Manitoba Virtual Coffee Group
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Song Bingo Game Night!
Friday, October 2, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Saturday, October 3

Old Time Radio
Saturday, October 3, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Hardboiled Braille - Braille Workshop!
Saturday, October 3, 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Acoustic Music Jam Session
Saturday, October 3, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Advanced Knit-Along
Every Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Monday, October 5

Let's Get Gardening
Every Monday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

How to be a Self-Advocate
Monday, October 5, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

How It’s Played: A Guide to Accessible Sport
Monday, October 5, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

CNIB Creative Writing Project
If you are an aspiring writer, the CNIB Foundation has a new program for you! Behind the Mask: CNIB Participants and the Pandemic. We're collecting short works of fiction, essays and poems that feature or highlight the perspectives of Canadians with sight loss in relation to the pandemic. Register Now.

CNIB Unbound Facebook Group
Join an online community of readers! Visit: facebook.com/groups/1546162838849718

Tuesday, October 6

Eastern Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Western Canada Social Meet-Up Teleconference
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time. Register Now

Mindfulness Through Music
Every Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Audio Spotlight
Every Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tuesday Virtual Games
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tech Drop-in Session
Every Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now

Kids Music
Every Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Mindfulness and Meditation: Part One
Every Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Community Music Jam
Every Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Reel Film Fans
Every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Tech Talk Tuesday
Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register Now.

Wednesday, October 7

Connecting the Dots Conference: Day One
Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development experience focused on braille, technology and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted.  Register Today!

Crafter’s Guild
Wednesday, October 7. Register Now.

The Bookends Book Club
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Register Now

Guided Ukulele Group Workshop
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Wednesday Morning Social
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

On a Prairie Wind
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Techstravaganza
Every Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Weekly Wednesday Social
Every Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Musical Theater Style Dance Program
Every Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Smartphone Photography: What Are You Looking At?
Every Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Better Health Series: Essential Oils 101
Wednesday, October 7, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Register Now.

Thursday, October 8

Connecting the Dots Conference: Day Two
Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development experience focused on braille, technology and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted. Register Today!

Coffee Time Chat
Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Newfoundland Time. Register Now

Virtual Bingo
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Bible Study Group
Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Dance & Movement Games for Kids
Every Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access)
Thursday, October 8, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Thursday Virtual Games
Every Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Low-impact, Seated Dance Fitness
Every Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Learn how to use WhatsApp on your iPhone
Thursday, October 8, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Life Coach Q&A
Thursday, October 8, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Youth Social Meetup
Every Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Friday, October 9

Friday Fun Trivia
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group
Friday, October 2, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register Now.

Coffee-Talks
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Manitoba Virtual Coffee Group
Every Friday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.

Song Bingo Game Night!
Friday, October 2, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Register Now.

Saturday, October 10

Advanced Knit-Along
Every Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Register Now.