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From golf tournaments to marathons to black-tie galas, there’s a CNIB event for everyone!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Eye Van in Mindemoya October 16, 2017

10/16/2017 12:00 AM

Mindemoya Curling Club, 103 Thorne St, Mindemoya

The CNIB Eye Van is a fully-equipped mobile eye care unit, providing critical medical eye care to remote areas of northern Ontario, where these types of services are typically available. Appointments are booked in advance by referral only at the community level. Contact your doctor or optometrist for more information and to obtain a referral.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Sandra Mulcahey, Coordinator Mobile Eye Care Unit, 705-675-2468 Ext 5419

Contact Email: sandra.mulcahey@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://www.cnib.ca/eyevan

Duncan Mobile Day October 17, 2017

10/17/2017 10:00 AM

Mesachie Room, Island Savings Center - 2687 James Street

Drop by and visit with CNIB and Vision Loss Rehabilitation Specialists offering the following charitable services free of charge: • Assistive Technology • Independent Travel Techniques • Independent Living Skills • Low Vision Services As well as Shop CNIB offering: • Talking watches • Large button phones • Magnifiers • Assistive technology devices Accepting Cash, Cheque, Visa and MasterCard

Contact Name/Phone Number: 250-595-1100 or toll free 1-800-563-2942

CNIB Service Day in Prince George October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 10:00 AM

490 Quebec Street, Prince George (Boardroom)

CNIB Service Day in Prince George

Contact Name/Phone Number: For information call: 250-563-1702 or toll free: 1-800-563-2642

CNIB Night Steps - Edmonton October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 6:00 PM

Borden Park - 7703 Borden Park Rd NW

It’s time for the second annual CNIB Night Steps Edmonton – a fun and easy fundraising walk under the stars. Bring your family and friends for a glow-in-the-dark celebration and help CNIB brighten the night. Your fundraising efforts will support life-changing programs for people with sight loss right here in our community. Register today or make a pledge at cnibnightsteps.ca.

Contact Email: NightSteps.AB@cnib.ca

CNIB Next Century Voices Toastmasters Club October 18, 2017

10/18/2017 6:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub, 1525 Yonge St., Toronto

Make friends and network while developing public speaking and leadership skills useful for self-advocacy and employment! Where? CNIB Community Hub (1525 Yonge St.) When? Meeting on the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month from 6-8pm. Guests are always welcome! Questions? Email: karen.brophey@cnib.ca or phone 416-486-2500 x3180

Contact Name/Phone Number: Karen Brophy: 416-486-2500 ext. 3180

Contact Email: karen.brophey@cnib.ca

Portes Ouvertes October 19, 2017

10/19/2017 7:00 PM

3044 Delisle, Montréal (à 2 pas du métro Lionel-Groulx)

INCA ouvre ses portes le jeudi 19 octobre à toutes les personnes intéressées à en connaître davantage sur cet organisme qui offre des services aux personnes vivant avec une limitation visuelle et leur famille depuis près de 100 ans. Au programme : •Présentation des services d’INCA Québec;•Présentation de produits de la boutique adaptés;•Visite des studios d’enregistrement des livres audio;•Comment s’impliquer (bénévolat et don)•Activité avec lunette de simulation et échanges

Contact Name/Phone Number: Stéphanie Michaud

Contact Email: stephanie.michaud@inca.ca

Event Web Page: http://http://cnib.ca/fr/actualites/Pages/portesouvertes2017.aspx?__utma=100096449.1090161393.1491852997.1505414822.1507328528.64&__utmb=100096449.2.10.1507328528&__utmc=100096449&__utmx=-&__utmz=100096449.1502487606.59.19.utmcsr=cnibtoday|utmccn=(referra

Eye Van in Wikwemikong October 23, 2017

10/23/2017 12:00 AM

Health Centre, 19A Complex Dr, Wikwemikong

The CNIB Eye Van is a fully-equipped mobile eye care unit, providing critical medical eye care to remote areas of northern Ontario, where these types of services are typically available. Appointments are booked in advance by referral only at the community level. Contact your doctor or optometrist for more information and to obtain a referral.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Sandra Mulcahey, Coordinator Mobile Eye Care Unit, 705-675-2468 Ext 5419

Contact Email: sandra.mulcahey@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://www.cnib.ca/eyevan

CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Technology Fair October 24, 2017

10/24/2017 10:00 AM

Community Wholeness Centre, 59 Maple Ave, Barrie

If you have sight loss, or know someone who does, join us at the CNIB Simcoe/Muskoka Technology Fair! Attend this FREE event on Tuesday, October 24, 10-3 at the Community Wholeness Centre, 59 Maple Ave. in Barrie. You’ll have access to all the leading vendors of assistive technology for people with sight loss in one place, at one time and discover the latest high and low-tech assistive devices currently on the market that will make life easier for you. For more information, please contact Sherri at 705-241-2907 or sherri.helsdingen@cnib.ca.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Sherri Helsdingen: (705) 241-2907

Contact Email: sherri.helsdingen@cnib.ca

Career Support and Employment Workshop October 25, 2017

10/25/2017 1:30 PM

CNIB Red Deer office: #4, 5015 48 Street

CNIB Alberta-NWT invites our valuable members in Red Deer and surrounding areas to a workshop to introduce our new Career Support & Employment Program! Those attending will learn about the 4 categories of the program and how it can help you in your career goals! Please register in advance by calling Ted Bonar at 403-261-7217 or emailing: Ted.Bonar@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: 403-261-7217

Contact Email: ted.bonar@cnib.ca

2017 CNIB National Braille Conference October 27, 2017

10/27/2017 9:00 AM

CNIB Centre, 1929 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON., M4G 3E8

CNIB has been hosting its braille conference for more than 40 years. The first conference was a half-day event for Toronto braille volunteers that discussed braille best practice and has grown over the years to be a gathering of people from the vision loss, technology and braille communities covering braille advancements, education and teaching tools. This year’s conference, which will have ACVREP​ continuing education credits available, will focus on a Century of Change - Inspired by BRAILLE, a salute to CNIB as it celebrates its 100th year. Guests will hear session presentations from independent living skills specialists, educators, volunteer braille transcribers, and CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access.)

Event Web Page: http://www.cnib.ca/en/get-involved/join-an-event/conferences-and-seminars/Pages/Braille-Conference.aspx

Career Support & Employment Workshop October 27, 2017

10/27/2017 2:00 PM

12010 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

CNIB Alberta-NWT invites our valuable members in Edmonton and surrounding areas to a workshop to introduce our new Career Support & Employment Program! Those attending will learn about the 4 categories of the program and how it can help you in your career goals! Please register in advance by calling Ted Bonar at 403-261-7217 or emailing: Ted.Bonar@cnib.ca

Contact Name/Phone Number: Ted Bonar - 403-261-7217

Contact Email: Ted.Bonar@cnib.ca

Braille and Tactile Haunted House of Fun October 27, 2017

10/27/2017 4:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub, 1525 Yonge Street

We are transforming the new CNIB Community Hub into a Spooktacular celebration of Halloween and braille! Kids with vision loss (and families!) are invited to come in costume and: • mix some spooky potions • make and take home a pet spider • dig through pumpkin guts for glory • brave the creepy tactile maze

Contact Name/Phone Number: 416-486-2500 x318

Contact Email: karen.brophey@cnib.ca

Woodturning November 02, 2017

11/2/2017 6:30 PM

CNIB Community Hub, 1525 Yonge St., Toronto

Try your hand a woodturning in a safe, hands-on environment.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Brian McLean

Contact Email: brian.mclean@cnib.ca

CNIB Prince George Dining in the Dark November 03, 2017

11/3/2017 6:30 PM

425 Brunswick St, Prince George, BC V2L 2B7

Dining in the Dark is a unique culinary experience that invites guests to experience a three course meal without the use of sight. Along with this, the evening will include a silent auction, music, education and more! All proceeds support CNIB programs and services in Northern BC. Join us for an unforgettable night on Friday, November 3, 2017- 6:30pm-11:00pm. 6:30pm: Doors open7:00pm: Dinner9:00pm: Dance These events are never meant to replicate the experience of living with blindness or partial sight. They are designed to help people gain a better understanding of vision loss and the types of vision rehabilitation services that are available in our community. Please enjoy the event responsibly. Proceeds from this event support CNIB programs and services in Northern BC. For more information please contact carrera.teal@cnib.ca or 1-844-810-5408. Tickets are $55/person or $100/couple Available at the Prince George CNIB office located at 490 Quebec Street or by phone at 250-563-1702.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Carrera Teal

Contact Email: Carrera.Teal@cnib.ca

DAISY audio book launch: One Brother Shy by Terry Fallis November 09, 2017

11/9/2017 7:00 PM

CNIB Community Hub, 1525 Yonge Street

Join us at the new CNIB Community Hub as we officially launch the DAISY audio version of Terry Fallis' new book: One Brother Shy. A two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Terry Fallis is the award-winning author of six national bestsellers. DAISY audio and braille versions of many of his books are available through public libraries via CELA. Terry also records and podcasts his own novels and makes them available for free download via iTunes.

Contact Name/Phone Number: 416-486-2500 x318

Contact Email: karen.brophey@cnib.ca

Fun with Art (for 16 - 25 year olds) November 11, 2017

11/11/2017 11:00 AM

CNIB Community Hub, 1525 Yonge St., Toronto

Join us for an opportunity to be creative using art as a means of self expression. Make a mandala, a mini me, an inside-outside box, a musical instrument … and new friends too.

Contact Name/Phone Number: Keya Osborne: (647) 535-9701

Contact Email: keya.osborne@cnib.ca

2017 TTC Pass Distribution - Toronto January 3 - December 31, 2017

12/31/2017 9:00 AM

CNIB Centre, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

As of Tuesday, January 3, your 2017 TTC pass will be available for pick-up. Please bring your 2016 TTC pass and your national ID card. Please note: there is a $10 processing fee for ID cards. Extended hours will be offered on Wednesday, January 4 and Wednesday, January 11 until 7 p.m.

Event Web Page: http://www.cnib.ca/en/news/Pages/2017-Toronto-Transit-Commission-(TTC)--Pass-Distribution-Information-Guide.aspx

CNIB Night Steps - Brantford March 01, 2018

3/1/2018 6:00 PM

W. Ross Macdonald School, 350 Brant Ave., Brantford

Guess who’s having a birthday? Come celebrate a century of change with us at CNIB Night Steps – a fun and easy fundraising walk under the stars. Bring your family and friends for a glow-in-the-dark celebration and help CNIB brighten the night. Your fundraising efforts will support life-changing programs for people with sight loss right here in our community. Register today or make a pledge at cnibnightsteps.ca. Exact event date in March to be confirmed.

Contact Email: nightstepsbrantford@cnib.ca

Event Web Page: http://cannib.convio.net/site/TR/NightSteps/General?fr_id=1345&pg=entry