Upcoming Events

Focus group opportunity (paid)

CNIB Bayview
1929 Bayview
Toronto ON M4G 0A1
Canada

Three people sit at a table with workbooks, coffee and a computer.
Three people sit at a table with workbooks, coffee and a computer.

The CNIB Foundation and Aditum Health Inc. are recruiting volunteers for a focus group to provide feedback on a health management system designed to offer accessible technology solutions.

05 Oct 2018
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Youth cooking group

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A carton of brown eggs.
A carton of brown eggs.

Stop by the Hub to whip up some tasty treats!

10 Oct 2018
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Parenting with sight loss

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

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.

11 Oct 2018
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BMO banking app

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A wallpaper of iPhone apps on an iPhone.
A wallpaper of iPhone apps on an iPhone.

In the age of mobile apps, banking has never been easier!

11 Oct 2018
to
Financial planning session with BMO

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A pink piggy bank.
A pink piggy bank.

Answer your burning financial planning questions with the help of BMO.

14 Oct 2018
to
Monthly meetup group - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.
A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.

Meet new people. Learn something new! Mix and mingle. 

17 Oct 2018
to
The Little Prince - tactile art book workshop

Design Exchange
Toronto Dominion Centre. 234 Bay St.
Toronto ON M5K1B2
Canada

A cartoon drawing of the Little Prince in space with three sheep.
A cartoon drawing of the Little Prince in space with three sheep.

Discover the first-ever Little Prince Tactile Art Book, published by world-renowned French blind artist Claude Garrandes.

18 Oct 2018
to
Get together with technology (GTT)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A person holds an iPad and taps on the screen.
A person holds an iPad and taps on the screen.

GTT is a CCB user-driven monthly group where participants share knowledge and skills related to assistive tech.

22 Oct 2018
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Technology workshop – The braille iPhone user experience

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A hand holds a white iPhone.
A hand holds a white iPhone.

Learn more about how the iPhone can increase your proficiency.

24 Oct 2018
to
Technology session – OrCam demo day

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Orcam eyeglasses.
Orcam eyeglasses.

OrCam is a breakthrough wearable vision device designed to assist people who are blind, partially sighted, or have a reading disability. 

25 Oct 2018
to
Technology workshop – NuEyes demo

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

NuEyes Eyeglasses.
NuEyes Eyeglasses.

NuEyes is the first ever lightweight, wireless, voice-activated, low vision aid for people with sight loss. Join us for a demo day at the Hub to learn more.

25 Oct 2018
to
Woodturning

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A lathe sits on a counter. Two hands maneuver a piece of wood.
A lathe sits on a counter. Two hands maneuver a piece of wood.

Learn woodturning fundamentals and tackle a small project at The Hub.

27 Oct 2018
to
Fun with Art (art workshop) for ages 16-25

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Two participants take part in a drawing class.
Two participants take part in a drawing class.

An opportunity to be creative using art as a means of self-expression.

30 Oct 2018
to
Opera Atelier workshop at the Hub

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A piano keyboard with a music score sheet sitting on top of it.
A piano keyboard with a music score sheet sitting on top of it.

Take part in an interactive workshop with Opera Atelier, Toronto’s baroque opera/ballet company.

13 Nov 2018
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DAISY audio book launch: The Dead Husband Project

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A daisy player.
A daisy player.

Join CNIB at the GTA Community Hub to officially launch the DAISY audio version of The Dead Husband Project, by Sarah Meehan Sirk.

13 Nov 2018
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Music jam session

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Do you sing, play an instrument or like to jam with other musicians? Join the jam group!

09 Mar 2019
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Return of the Great Gatsby: Peterborough

286 George St N
Peterborough ON K9J 3H2
Canada

"Gatsby" written in big fancy letter with "the great" witten smaller inside the "g"
"Gatsby" written in big fancy letter with "the great" witten smaller inside the "g"

The Return of the Great Gatsby: Art in the Dark, is 1920s style gala featuring a live of auction of original art.

18 Jul 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
The braille club

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Two hands move over a braille book.
Two hands move over a braille book.

A casual gathering for all who are interested in exploring braille. An opportunity to learn, engage and share.

18 Jul 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
Toastmasters

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A single microphone.
A single microphone.

Learn how to organize, formulate and effectively communicate your ideas to others! Open to everyone in the community - not just CNIB participants. The group meets the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month.

28 Oct 2018
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Parents educational resources for kids (PERK)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.
A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events.

06 Aug 2018
to
17 Dec 2018
Guided yoga

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A woman poses on a yoga mat.
A woman poses on a yoga mat.

Check out a guided yoga class to improve your mind, body and spirit. We provide the mats! Classes are held every Monday.

18 Sep 2018
to
18 Dec 2018
Audio book club - Whitby

Whitby Central Library
405 Dundas St. W
Whitby ON L1N 6A1
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks. Held on the third Tuesday of the month in Whitby.

26 Sep 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
Audio book club - Oshawa

Oshawa Public Library
250 Beatrice St E
Oshawa ON L1G 7T6
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks. Held on the last Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

17 Oct 2018
to
CCB Book club

Deer Park Library
40 St Clair Ave E
Toronto ON M4T1M9
Canada

a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks.

28 Sep 2018
to
21 Dec 2018
Eyes forward - Oshawa

Oshawa Senior Centre
43 John St W
Oshawa ON L1H 1W8
Canada

Two hands sit on a mans lap.
Two hands sit on a mans lap.

This small support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss. Held on the second Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

28 Sep 2018
to
21 Dec 2018
Eyes forward - Whitby

Whitby Senior Centre
801 Brock Street S
Whitby ON L1N 4L4
Canada

Two hands sit on a mans lap.
Two hands sit on a mans lap.

This small support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss.  Held on the fourth Friday of the month in Whitby.

09 Oct 2018
to
31 Dec 2018
Living with sight loss
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

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you.

09 Oct 2018
to
31 Dec 2018
Caregivers in conversation
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.

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you.

09 Oct 2018
to
26 Feb 2019
Oshawa blind curling

Oshawa curling club
226 Bond St East
Oshawa ON L1G 1B5
Canada

Four granite curling rocks (stones).
Four granite curling rocks (stones).

Try a new sport! The Oshawa Curling Club is recruiting new members.

15 Oct 2018
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22 Oct 2018
Access to PC technology

Oshawa Public Library
250 Beatrice St E
Oshawa ON L1G 7T6
Canada

a man and woman sit at a computer.
a man and woman sit at a computer.

This two-part series (offered at the Oshawa Public Library) will teach participants about the accessibility features for PC computers.

18 Oct 2018
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19 Oct 2018
Braille Conference
CNIB National Braille Conference
CNIB National Braille Conference

Braille & Technology Changing perceptions. Over 24 workshops, roundtables, panels and presentations focusing on interactive literacy, employment and accessible technology, vision rehabilitation and community support.

21 Oct 2018
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31 Mar 2019
Children and youth blind hockey

Scotia Pond Arena
57 Carl Hall Road
Toronto ON M3K 2E2
Canada

A hockey rink. Blind hockey players are competing against one another on the rink.
A hockey rink. Blind hockey players are competing against one another on the rink.

Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to announce the return of a 20-week Blind Hockey program for children and youth!

27 Oct 2018
to
23 Feb 2019
Durham blind soccer league (ages 14+)

Pickering Soccer Centre
1975 Clements Road
Pickering ON L1W 4A1
Canada

A soccer ball sits on a patch of grass.
A soccer ball sits on a patch of grass.

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

30 Oct 2018
to
Technology session – One-on-one training in Mississauga

CNIB Mississauga
50 Burnhamthorpe Road, Suite 421
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2
Canada

An instructor shows a participant how to use an iPhone.
An instructor shows a participant how to use an iPhone.

Accessible Technology sessions are now available in Mississauga!

03 Nov 2018
to
06 Nov 2018
Financial planning workshop

CNIB Community Hub
1525
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A pink piggy bank with quarters and pennies surrounding it.
A pink piggy bank with quarters and pennies surrounding it.

CNIB is collaborating with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA) to pilot financial planning workshops at The Hub. Join us for the inaugural workshop: Disability – Accessing Your Benefits