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01 Apr 2021
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31 Mar 2023
SPIRIT Club – an online fitness platform!
Virtual
SPIRIT Club logo. An illustration of the word “Spirit” and “Club” with a silhouette of two people high-fiving in the centre of word ‘Spirit.’ Text: Spirit Club. Fitness for all.
SPIRIT Club logo. An illustration of the word “Spirit” and “Club” with a silhouette of two people high-fiving in the centre of word ‘Spirit.’ Text: Spirit Club. Fitness for all.

To enhance CNIB’s Culture, Sport & Recreation program offerings, we’ve partnered with SPIRIT Club, an online health and fitness platform that provides adapted exercise and healthy lifestyle classes.

SPIRIT Club strives to foster a culture of support and encouragement for all members. Whether you’re experienced with exercise or a total beginner; comfortable in gyms or don’t feel like they are the right fit for you, SPIRIT Club is where you can successfully work toward your fitness goals.

27 Mar 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
The Empowerment Digest
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Would you love to get an email each week with a little bit of inspiration, motivation and examples of how people living with sight loss are stepping outside their own comfort zones, all in pursuit of living a life that they choose? Breaking through stereotypes, taking on new challenges, connecting with their communities and sharing practical tips on how they are doing the things they once thought "I can't do that!"?

01 Apr 2022
to
31 Dec 2022
Microsoft: Free Online Certification Courses
Virtual
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A microsoft tablet sits on a table top.

Microsoft offers free online certification courses where you can learn the fundamentals of their platform (e.g. Office 365). Each certification consists of passing a series of exams to earn certification.

01 May 2022
to
31 Mar 2023
Vision Mate - Ontario East
In Person
a young woman reads a newspaper to an older woman.
a young woman reads a newspaper to an older woman.

The Vision Mate program is CNIB's flagship initiative for one-on-one support. Vision Mate volunteers are matched up with a person who is blind or partially sighted to provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship.

20 Jun 2022
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31 Mar 2023
Play Ambassador Program
Virtual
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This program is designed for those who are looking to challenge themselves, learn new skills, make new connections and show the power of their human potential!

01 Dec 2022
10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
Burlington Hamilton Peer Social
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

Connect with other people in the Hamilton/Burlington area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets via telephone and Zoom web conference every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Dec 2022
11:00 am to 4:00 pm EST
Computer Keyboard Coaching
In Person

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

A laptop computer sits on top of a work-from-home kitchen table environment.
A laptop computer sits on top of a work-from-home kitchen table environment.

Mastery of the computer keyboard is essential for anyone using a computer, especially for someone using a screen reader. With this in mind, we are now offering weekly keyboarding coaching sessions every Thursday (by appointment only) at the CNIB Community Hub.

01 Dec 2022
11:00 am to 1:00 pm EST
Richmond Hill VIP
Virtual
A support group of eight people sit in chairs in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A support group of eight people sit in chairs 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. This is a peer support group in Richmond Hill led by volunteer, Miriam Salah. This peer support group meets on the first Thursday of every month from  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Dec 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am MST
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST )
Western Social Meet Up
Virtual
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A woman holds an iPhone to her ear and listens intently to a private conversation.

Join us for our weekly social meet up group. We’ll get to know each other, share some good news stories, and discuss practical tips for staying healthy and connected.  This peer support group meets every Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. Mountain Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

01 Dec 2022
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm CST
( 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EST )
Virtual Relaxation Yoga and Third Eye Meditation
Virtual
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Looking for ways to manage stress or just want to learn techniques to relax? Come out and join us for yoga and third eye meditation sessions. These sessions are virtual so they can be done anywhere. This yoga program runs via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 12 to 12:45 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Dec 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
T.O Knitting Circle
In Person

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

Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.
Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.

Calling all knitters – whether you’re a beginner or experienced knitter! Come out and enjoy some time with your peers and knit! If you don’t know how to knit, no problem we can teach you!  The T.O knitting group meets in-person at the CNIB GTA Hub every Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern.

01 Dec 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CST
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST )
Bible Study Group
Virtual
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An open bible sits on a table.

Make new friends, or deepen existing friendships, find support from your peers, and develop more theological insight about biblical understanding. This group meets via Zoom web conference or telephone every Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CT.

01 Dec 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

01 Dec 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Thursday Games
Virtual
A red roll of dice.
A red roll of dice.

Like word games? This group is for you so come play word games led by our game show hosts and join in the laughter. The group meets via Zoom conference every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Dec 2022
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Interpretive Movement Program
Virtual

This program is offered both virtual and in-person
The in-person group will meet at the GTA Hub
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design. A dash of yellow paint appears on the sole of the shoe.
An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design. A dash of yellow paint appears on the sole of the shoe.

Join us for a  fun interpretive movement program for adults! It’s time to gear up our joyous energy level for the busy season ahead! The important word in the program title is "fun", because we’re going to enjoy a new way of experiencing music! We’ll be mindful of how a song’s musical vibrations make us feel. Our 30-minute class starts out with stretching our body, then you may stand or sit during the interpretive part of this movement class. This interpretive moment class runs  virtually via Zoom web conference and in-person at the CNIB GTA Community Hub (1525 Yonge Street, Toronto) every Thursday from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Dec 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
CNIB Unbound Book Club
Virtual
Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.
Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.

CNIB Unbound 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.

01 Dec 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Name That Tune
Virtual
A young woman wearing headphones sits on the floor and listens to music on her iPhone.
A young woman wearing headphones sits on the floor and listens to music on her iPhone.

Calling all music lovers! If you have a passion for music, join us for a game of name that tune. We will play clips of songs and participants will have to name that tune. A variety of music types will be played. This program runs via Zoom web conference on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Dec 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Tween Zoom Hangout
Virtual
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The back of a young woman's head. She sits at kitchen table and types on her laptop computer.

Join us to play games, chat, and make new friends. Please note that this program is for individuals between 10-14 years of age. The group meets online via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

01 Dec 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm PST
( 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST )
Seated Dance Fitness
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Adaptive Dance instructor, Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a zoom-based, high energy, seated dance class for participants ages 19 and up. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. 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.

01 Dec 2022
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PST
( 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST )
LOBBY Seated Dance Fitness
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

A social group for those who want to keep connect after Seated Dance Fitness has ended. We invite participants to stay and socialise with each other. You can talk about the session, get to know one and other and socialize with the community across Canada.

Please note: After Session Socials are not Facilitated by a Music Therapist or Dance Instructor, they are just an opportunity for further participant connection.

02 Dec 2022
10:00 am to 10:30 am EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Reading Room
Virtual
Stacks of books with headphones on top.
Stacks of books with headphones on top.

Sit back and relax in our virtual reading room and let the CNIB Lake Joe team share articles and stories of interest. The group meets via Zoom web conference on the first Friday of every month from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

02 Dec 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Mandarin and Cantonese Yoga
Virtual
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

This class is designed for yogis of all levels. Instruction is delivered in Mandarin and Cantonese and is highly descriptive to accommodate participants with sight loss. No experience required. The instructor will provide modifications so don't hesitate to ask. Bring a mat! This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

02 Dec 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Confidence Building Session 2
Virtual
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An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Self-confidence is a feeling of trust in your abilities, qualities, and judgment. Research suggests that confidence is important to your health and overall well-being. And, if we take it one step further, confidence and work readiness correlate within one another - more than we think. Throughout this two-session workshop you will be introduced to other Come to Work participants and staff who will share their unique journey of how they worked through and built their confidence. As they share their stories, each will provide the successes and challenges experienced while working on their personal and work readiness skills. This program is held over Zoom on Friday, December 2nd from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

02 Dec 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CST
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST )
Virtual Coffee Group
Virtual
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two people sitting at a table drinking coffee

Make new connections and find friendships and enjoyable conversation. The focus is on a positive, inclusive, and safe support network for people who have experienced sight loss. Everyone is welcome.  This group meets via Zoom every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CT. 

02 Dec 2022
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm PST
( 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EST )
Coffee-Talks
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

A biweekly call-in social group. Each session will have a topic of discussion. This program is designed for those 19+.  This group runs via Zoom web conference biweekly on Friday's from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

02 Dec 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Accessible Yoga
Virtual
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Accessible yoga for most skill levels from the comfort of your home. Check out accessible yoga if you are looking for a classic yoga class with descriptive prompts. Designed for people with vision loss, the instructor will verbally walk you through all the poses and movements. Please bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water, and your breath!  This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Monday & Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

03 Dec 2022
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Old Time Radio
Virtual
Image of a microphone placed in a recording studio.
Image of a microphone placed in a recording studio.

Join host Kelly MacDonald as he shares a blast from the past! Listen to all the old radio shows that made the genre so popular. Featuring comedies, dramas and a variety of programs from the time when network radio was king and every buddy tuned in for their entertainment. You are welcomed to briefly comment between shows or just sit back and enjoy! This group runs via Zoom web conference biweekly on Saturday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

03 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
CNIB Ottawa Holiday Hub Hangout
In Person

CNIB Ottawa Community Hub
425 Marché Way Suite 104
Ottawa ON K1S 5H6
Canada

A cup of hot chocolate overflowing with marshmallows and a candy cane stick.
A cup of hot chocolate overflowing with marshmallows and a candy cane stick.

Inviting Ontario East Children and Youth to join us for a festive get together at the Ottawa Hub! We will enjoy a holiday movie, snacks, make and take holiday ornament, trivia, and other fun games and activities. Feel free to dress in your favorite festive attire! This event is open to Children and Youth of all ages in Ontario East. Parents are welcome to stay, or drop off children and spend a couple of hours doing some holiday shopping nearby.  The holiday celebration happens in-person at the CNIB Ottawa Community Hub on Saturday, December 3rd from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

05 Dec 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Oakville Weekly Peer Support
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

Join weekly on Mondays through zoom or by phone to connect with other people in the Oakville area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Let's Get Gardening
Virtual
A small garden lined with potted plants on a shelf.
A small garden lined with potted plants on a shelf.

If you have a green thumb (or you'd like to have one), then this gardening discussion group is for you! We swap success stories, talk about our favorite plants, and generally 'dish the dirt' on all things horticultural. For all levels of garden enthusiasts. Whether you patio or container garden, or have lots of gardening space, the time in this group will just buzz by. This gardening group meets via Zoom web conference every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Dec 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

05 Dec 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Curiosity Corner: All About Chocolate
Virtual
Squares of chocolate (white, milk, dark) stacked on top of each other.
Squares of chocolate (white, milk, dark) stacked on top of each other.

For many people, chocolate is happiness that you can eat. Join us for this special Curiosity Corner session, Monday, December 5, 3-4pm as we learn all about chocolate: how it’s made, where it comes from, and why we love it so much.

05 Dec 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm NST
( 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST )
Story Corner
Virtual
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A book cracked opened wide on a table with an illustration of magical stars rising out of the book pages.

Sit back and enjoy several stories from the well-known Chicken Soup books! A volunteer will be reading a selection of interesting and enjoyable short stories. This program runs via Zoom web conference on the first Monday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. Newfoundland Time.

05 Dec 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Accessible Yoga
Virtual
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.
A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Accessible yoga for most skill levels from the comfort of your home. Check out accessible yoga if you are looking for a classic yoga class with descriptive prompts. Designed for people with vision loss, the instructor will verbally walk you through all the poses and movements. Please bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water, and your breath!  This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Monday & Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Dec 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Zoom Zoom Room
Virtual
A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.
A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.

Parents of Children between the ages of three and six are invited to sign their little ones up for this exciting program that combines socialization, creative play and entertainment!  Fall 2022 sessions will take an educational approach while remaining fun and interactive. Our professional facilitator will assist participating children to explore the landscape of our community through song, story and sound. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Monday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Dec 2022
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm PST
( 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm EST )
Virtual Music for Kids – Monday Session
Virtual
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!   This group runs via Zoom web conference every Monday from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
9:00 am to 10:00 am EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Coffee Break
Virtual
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White mug sitting on a wood table. The mug has a smiley face on it.

Join us on Zoom Tuesday mornings, 9-10 a.m. Eastern Time for conversation, laughter, and a chance to reminisce about your favourite CNIB Lake Joe memories. Pour yourself a coffee, tea, or beverage of choice, login and connect with your friends from Lake Joe.

06 Dec 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am AST
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST )
Virtual Zoom Coffee and Chat - Moncton
Virtual
A coffee cup sits on a table.
A coffee cup sits on a table.

The informal coffee chat group is a chance to socialize and meet new people. It is a very warm and welcoming group of regulars and newcomers. his is a recurring meeting and it will be the same information to log on each time. This group runs via Zoom web conference and telephone every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Eastern Canada Social Meet Up
Virtual
The keypad of a landline telephone.
The keypad of a landline telephone.

Are you craving that social interaction you normally get from going for coffee with friends ? We are here to keep the virtual conversation going post pandemic! Since we've gotten t to know each other, let's stay connected and share some good news stories, discuss practical tips and successes with others living with vision loss. Join us on Tuesday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time for a friendly group chat. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

06 Dec 2022
11:30 am to 12:00 pm EST
The Good News Spotlight
Virtual
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Three folded newspapers sits on a table next to a cup of tea.

Join your event host who will play a selection of audio clips that will serve as a launchpad for discussion. These interesting audio clips will inspire, motivate, or get you thinking. Nothing controversial, just positive topics. This program runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Tech Drop-in Session
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Are you having challenges with using your technology or do you simply have questions about something new? Join us for a forum discussion by teleconference. Tech successes are welcome too! Many heads are better than one! The technology drop-in session meets via Zoom web conference on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Tuesday Games
Virtual
A red roll of dice.
A red roll of dice.

Everyone loves games. This games group meets to socialize playing 2 to 3 different lively word games for the hour. Sessions are led by our own professional game hosts (aka CNIB staff and volunteers). We embrace a safe fun time to exercise your mind. The group meets via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Brockville VIP Group
Virtual
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An elderly woman talks on a smartphone.

A monthly group for clients, and their family member/ friend who live in the Brockville and surrounding area to get together, socialize, and connect with others who are living with sight loss. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

06 Dec 2022
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm PST
( 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm EST )
Virtual Music for Kids – Tuesday Session
Virtual
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.
A piano keyboard. Each key is in a different bright rainbow colour.

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 2:15 to 3 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Chair Yoga
Virtual
A woman sits on a yoga mat and reaches for her toes to stretch.
A woman sits on a yoga mat and reaches for her toes to stretch.

Chair yoga is a good option for anyone with injuries or with mobility issues. You will need comfortable clothing and a sturdy chair without arms or armrests for this class. Techniques include breath work, gentle movement with repetition, postures, sitting meditation and relaxation. No experience required. This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

06 Dec 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Family Zoom Room
Virtual
A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.
A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.

Children (ages 7-11) take the lead as we read stories, share talents and play family-friendly games. Parents and siblings are also welcome. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Dec 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
The Bookends Book Club
Virtual
a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

If you love books, this group is for you! This group features guest authors as well as weeks where a different genre or theme are picked. People read their choice of book on the theme and come ready to discuss. It's a great way to build your reading list and learn about what others are reading and the technology they use to access their books. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

07 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm AST
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST )
Wednesday Social Hour
Virtual
A woman holds an iPhone to her ear and listens intently to a private conversation.
A woman holds an iPhone to her ear and listens intently to a private conversation.

The informal coffee chat group is a chance to socialize and meet new people. People are welcome from all across Canada. This group runs via Zoom web conference or telephone every Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration

07 Dec 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Techstravaganza
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

The hosts of the call gather interesting topics from a wide range of applications and devices to bring them to the forefront of CNIB clients. From time to time, guests come live and chat with the group about new emerging technologies that promise to enhance the lives of people with sight loss. The group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.