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Upcoming Events

25 Aug 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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. 

25 Aug 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CST
( 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Working Voices Support Group
Virtual
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This peer support group is for participants ages 21- 60 who are working or trying to find employment and would like to connect with others in the community with similar experiences It will be a great place to share information, learn from each other, share stories and support each other. This peer support group meets via Zoom web conference on the last Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. CST.

25 Aug 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm CST
( 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Working Voices Support Group
Virtual
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of 10 people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This peer support group is for participants ages 21- 60 who are working or trying to find employment and would like to connect with others in the community with similar experiences It will be a great place to share information, learn from each other, share stories and support each other. This peer support group meets via Zoom web conference on the last Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. CST.

26 Aug 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Friday Fun Trivia
Virtual
Scrabble cubes spell out the word "Trivia" on a table top.
Scrabble cubes spell out the word "Trivia" on a table top.

If you love trivia, this group is for you! Sessions are led by our own professional game hosts (aka CNIB staff and volunteers) and add the questions and people just respond freely. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 Aug 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
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.

26 Aug 2022
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm CDT
( 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EDT )
Virtual Relaxation 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.

Looking for ways to manage stress? Come out and join us for yoga sessions to help you learn to battle some of the stress. These sessions are virtual so can be done anywhere. This yoga program runs via Zoom web conference or telephone every Friday from 12 to 12:45 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 Aug 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Coffee Group
Virtual
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two people sitting at a table drinking coffee

Join us every Friday for a virtual meet up in the prairies with a friendly bunch of people looking to connect with others across the country! This group meets via teleconference every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

26 Aug 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
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.

27 Aug 2022
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
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.

27 Aug 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Parenting With Sight Loss Group
Virtual
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.  From infancy to adulthood - blind mothers and fathers can learn, explore, and share their triumphs, challenges, tips and stories among peers in a supportive environment. The group meets twice monthly in order to accommodate busy schedules. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the second Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time and the last Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. Call in information will be given upon registration.

29 Aug 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
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.

29 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Let's Get Gardening
Virtual
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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.

29 Aug 2022
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02 Sep 2022
CNIB Lake Joe: Orientation & Mobility / Guide Dog Immersion Program (ages 19+)
In Person

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A woman in a bathing suit kneels in the water beside a guide dog.
A woman in a bathing suit kneels in the water beside a guide dog.

Ensure you are fully “Guide Dog” ready in this special immersion program where you’ll develop and refine the skills you need to be a successful guide dog handler.

29 Aug 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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 new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

29 Aug 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
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.

29 Aug 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Black Voices United
Virtual
A young man walks down a city sidewalk alongside his guide dog in harness.
A young man walks down a city sidewalk alongside his guide dog in harness.

This is a program for persons with sight loss and staff who identify as Black. This was developed to meet the needs and provide support to this community. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Monday of very month from 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Aug 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am ADT
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT )
Virtual Zoom Coffee and Chat - Moncton
Virtual
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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.

30 Aug 2022
9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT
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.

30 Aug 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Eastern Canada Social Meet Up
Virtual
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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. 

30 Aug 2022
10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
CNIB Windsor Mobile Hub: Employment – Who Can Help?
In Person

Lions Manor
230 Strabane Ave.
Windsor ON N8Y 4V2
Canada

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CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Discover the community organizations that can assist you in your employment journey. Learn more about sessions offered through CNIB's Come to Work program. Come armed with all your employment questions and our team will do our best to answer and find you the support in your community that will help you in your employment journey. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at the Lions Manor in Windsor (230 Strabane Ave.) on Tuesday, August 30th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

30 Aug 2022
11:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
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.

30 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
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.

30 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
CNIB Windsor Mobile Hub: Tech It Out with Advocacy
In Person

Lions Manor
230 Strabane Ave.
Windsor ON N8Y 4V2
Canada

CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.
CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Advocacy and technology may not seem like they go hand and hand, but this is a huge misconception. Technology is an important tool to help your voice be heard. Join Bernard Akuoko, Program Lead of Advocacy, Accessibility and Community Engagement as he shares some great techniques on how to utilize smartphones, email, as well as adaptive technology to help you be a strong advocate. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at the Lions Manor in Windsor (230 Strabane Ave.) on Tuesday, August 30th from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

30 Aug 2022
11:30 am to 12:30 pm PDT
( 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT )
LOBBY Mindfulness Through Music
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 Music Therapy/Dance have 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. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm CST
( 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Coffee Chat Group
Virtual
A woman sips on a cup of coffee.
A woman sips on a cup of coffee.

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you. Join us for monthly discussions about ssues that are important to one another. The group is a way to support those with vision loss to socialize and enjoy the company of those who understand what it is like to live with vision loss. This group meets via teleconference on the last Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Aug 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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 new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

30 Aug 2022
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
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.

30 Aug 2022
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Venture Pool - Creating a Business Plan
Virtual
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An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Starting a successful business takes time and energy... but it also requires a lot of planning! Nurturing a business idea and building a plan for it helps you define your business, the scale of it, and gives you the ability to focus on the areas of impact/importance. Owners with a business plan see 30% faster growth and 71% of the fastest growing companies have a business plan. In this session, we'll explore the elements of an effective business plan and how to write it based on your business objectives. CNIB is going to draw upon our partners and connected community to provide this session. This program runs via Zoom web conference on Tuesday, August 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Aug 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Family Zoom Room
Virtual
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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.

31 Aug 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
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.

31 Aug 2022
10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
CNIB Chatham Mobile Hub: Employment – Are You Ready?
In Person

United Way of Chatham-Kent
425 McNaughton Ave. West
Chatham ON N7L 4K4
Canada

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CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Join us to learn more about CNIB's Come to Work program and how becoming a talent pool member can support you with your employment journey. Learn more about the unique details that searching for a job as a person with vision loss may encounter and best practices on how to adapt to those situations. Come armed with all your questions and leave with answers. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at the United Way of Chatham-Kent (425 McNaughton Ave. West) on Wednesday, August 31st from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

31 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ADT
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT )
Wednesday Social Hour
Virtual
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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

31 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
CNIB Chatham Mobile Hub: Advocacy Toolbox
In Person

United Way of Chatham-Kent
425 McNaughton Ave. West
Chatham ON N7L 4K4
Canada

CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.
CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Join Bernard Akuoko, Program Lead of Advocacy, Accessibility and Community Engagement to learn the basics of self-advocacy. In this two-hour interactive presentation, Bernard will provide basic tools and strategies that you can apply to different situations such as housing, customer service and several aspects of daily living. Using scenarios, Bernard will rundown appropriate means to addressing issues tending towards advocacy. Join us at the CNIB Mobile Hub to get equipped with the building blocks so you can build a strong advocate in oneself. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at the United Way of Chatham-Kent (425 McNaughton Ave. West) on Wednesday, August 31st from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

31 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
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.

31 Aug 2022
3:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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 new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

31 Aug 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Gentle 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 all level yogis. Relaxed pace to release anxiety and calm the body. Students will be guided into meditation, breathing techniques, yoga poses and relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat, a blanket, a big towel and an open mind to learn something new for the new year!  This yoga class runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

31 Aug 2022
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
CNIB Chatham Mobile Hub: Axe Throwing Adventure
In Person

Valley Axe Chatham
543 Queen Street
Chatham ON N7M 2J6
Canada

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CNIB Mobile Hub logo. A graphic art illustration of a white cargo van outlined with yellow and black accents. Text: CNIB Mobile Hub.

Join us for an axe throwing adventure at Valley Axe! This event is free of charge to our participants plus one companion if need be. We have a maximum capacity of 8 individuals for this event, so please register early! Attendees must be at least 8 years of age to participate.  This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at Valley Axe Chatham (543 Queen Street) on Wednesday, August 31st from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Eastern Time.

31 Aug 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
( 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT )
Wireless Wednesday
Virtual
An iPhone and iPad sit side-by-side on a table top.
An iPhone and iPad sit side-by-side on a table top.

Are you new to assistive technology? Want to get more out of your smart device or computer? This Zoom workshop is a 2 for 1! In the main Zoom room will be a volunteer-led, tech-focused Q&A group dealing with a wide range of questions. In another Zoom breakout room, we will have some structured learning – focusing on basics and beginner topics. This technology group runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

31 Aug 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm ADT
( 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT )
Games and Trivia
Virtual
A braille monopoly board game.
A braille monopoly board game.

Attention all word gamers, join us for some fun activities during our Game night! We will be exploring some new games and taking it back to the classics. From name that tune, riddles, memory games and trivia. The games are different each time. We hope to see you there!  This group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

31 Aug 2022
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Zoom Zoom Room
Virtual
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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 children up for an exciting new program that combines socialization, creative play and entertainment!  This new program, the Zoom Zoom Room will give your child with sight loss the chance to chat and interact with others experiencing visual impairment or blindness. They will feel part of a nationwide community while playing games, listening to stories and collaborating on creative projects. Program facilitators will enlist professional authors and entertainers to keep content engaging.  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Sep 2022
10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
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 Sep 2022
11:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
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 Sep 2022
10:00 am to 11:00 am MDT
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT )
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 Sep 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
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 Sep 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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 Sep 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
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 Sep 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Tween Zoom Hangout
Virtual
The back of a young woman's head. She sits at kitchen table and types on her laptop computer.
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. 

02 Sep 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Friday Fun Trivia
Virtual
Scrabble cubes spell out the word "Trivia" on a table top.
Scrabble cubes spell out the word "Trivia" on a table top.

If you love trivia, this group is for you! Sessions are led by our own professional game hosts (aka CNIB staff and volunteers) and add the questions and people just respond freely. This group meets 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 Sep 2022
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
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 Sep 2022
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm CDT
( 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EDT )
Virtual Relaxation 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.

Looking for ways to manage stress? Come out and join us for yoga sessions to help you learn to battle some of the stress. These sessions are virtual so can be done anywhere. This yoga program runs via Zoom web conference or telephone every Friday from 12 to 12:45 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.