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05 Sep 2023
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09 Sep 2023
CNIB Lake Joe: Adult Leisure (September 5-9, ages 19+)
In Person

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

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An older married couple laughing while water tubing

Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka and soak in the sun while getting lots of rest and relaxation.

05 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

05 Sep 2023
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Kingston Youth Games and Social Club
In Person

CNIB Kingston Hub
826 Princess Street
Kingston ON K7L 1G3
Canada

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.

Join us at the CNIB Kingston Hub for a monthly social games youth group! Play games, chat, enjoy snacks and make new connections with other youth from the region who have sight loss. This program is offered to youth between the ages of 12-18 in the Kingston area. Some braille knowledge is an asset. This youth group meets in-person at the CNIB Kingston Hub on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern. 

06 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

07 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

07 Sep 2023
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 on Zoom every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

08 Sep 2023
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Young Adult Virtual Pub Night
Virtual
The text "Young Adult Virtual Pub Night: Ages 18-30 (flexible) hosted by CNIB National Youth Council with images of dice, clip art figures interacting and a photo of the National Youth Council
The text "Young Adult Virtual Pub Night: Ages 18-30 (flexible) hosted by CNIB National Youth Council with images of dice, clip art figures interacting and a photo of the National Youth Council

We're hosting a special Young Adult Virtual Pub Night and the chances that you're going to have a great time are high! If you're between 18-30 (hey, we're flexible), want to meet others and take part in some fun activities, this is the place for you!

09 Sep 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 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.

12 Sep 2023
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.

12 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

13 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

13 Sep 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 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.

14 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

14 Sep 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm ADT
( 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT )
LGBTQ+ Youth Group (for youth ages 14-19)
Virtual
A colourful Pride flag waves in the wind on a flag post.
A colourful Pride flag waves in the wind on a flag post.

CNIB’s National LGBTQ+ youth group is an opportunity for LGBTQ+ identifying youth (ages 14-19) with sight loss to connect in a safe and supportive environment led by staff with lived experience. Join us as we explore intersectionality, learn from mentors, support each other and discuss common experiences and challenges of LGBTQ+ identifying youth with sight loss.

14 Sep 2023
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 on Zoom every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

19 Sep 2023
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.

19 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

20 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

21 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

21 Sep 2023
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 on Zoom every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

21 Sep 2023
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Crossroads – The WRMS Monthly Meetup
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This meetup is for current students in their final years of study at W. Ross Macdonald School or recent alumni. Youth ages 17 to 25 looking for an opportunity to stay connected with their WRMS peers can register to take part in our inclusive and safe monthly hangout space. This group meets on the third Thursday of every month from 7:30 to 8 :30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

26 Sep 2023
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.

26 Sep 2023
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm CST
( 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT )
Virtual Coffee Chat Group
Virtual
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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 p.m. CT. 

26 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

27 Sep 2023
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
London Coffee Club
In Person

CNIB London Community Hub
171 Queens Ave Suite 101
London ON N6A 5J7
Canada

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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This Coffee Club is open to CNIB participants in the London area who would like to meet for laughter, information sharing, and friendly support. Join in for coffee, the chance to share and meet other people who are experiencing sight loss. Meet CNIB team members who may just pop by to say hi. 

27 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

27 Sep 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 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.

27 Sep 2023
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
CNIB/OPVIC (Ontario Parents of Visually Impaired Children) Parent Support
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Join our community of parents supporting parents in the monthly meetings of the CNIB/OPVIC Group. This Ontario-based group is open to parents across Canada who want to be active in the development of their child with vision loss. Attendees will share best practices and we will hear from TVI’s (Teachers for the Visually Impaired or Itinerant Teachers) and other special guests. Be part of an exciting and supportive community and meet other parents working toward the same goals.

28 Sep 2023
6:00 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 live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

28 Sep 2023
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 on Zoom every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

30 Sep 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 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.

02 Oct 2023
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Curiosity Corner
Virtual
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Photo of the top part of a woman's face with an illustration of question marks floating above her head.

Keep curious and engaged with lifelong learning. In this monthly session we will be inviting special guests and experts to inform and inspire us on a variety of interesting topics! Join us the first Monday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

03 Oct 2023
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.

03 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.

03 Oct 2023
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Kingston Youth Games and Social Club
In Person

CNIB Kingston Hub
826 Princess Street
Kingston ON K7L 1G3
Canada

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.

Join us at the CNIB Kingston Hub for a monthly social games youth group! Play games, chat, enjoy snacks and make new connections with other youth from the region who have sight loss. This program is offered to youth between the ages of 12-18 in the Kingston area. Some braille knowledge is an asset. This youth group meets in-person at the CNIB Kingston Hub on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern. 

04 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.

05 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.

05 Oct 2023
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 on Zoom every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

06 Oct 2023
10:00 am to 10:30 am EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Reading Room
Virtual
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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 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

10 Oct 2023
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.

10 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.

11 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.

11 Oct 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 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.

12 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.

12 Oct 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm ADT
( 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT )
LGBTQ+ Youth Group (for youth ages 14-19)
Virtual
A colourful Pride flag waves in the wind on a flag post.
A colourful Pride flag waves in the wind on a flag post.

CNIB’s National LGBTQ+ youth group is an opportunity for LGBTQ+ identifying youth (ages 14-19) with sight loss to connect in a safe and supportive environment led by staff with lived experience. Join us as we explore intersectionality, learn from mentors, support each other and discuss common experiences and challenges of LGBTQ+ identifying youth with sight loss.

12 Oct 2023
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 on Zoom every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

13 Oct 2023
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Young Adult Virtual Pub Night
Virtual
The text "Young Adult Virtual Pub Night: Ages 18-30 (flexible) hosted by CNIB National Youth Council with images of dice, clip art figures interacting and a photo of the National Youth Council
The text "Young Adult Virtual Pub Night: Ages 18-30 (flexible) hosted by CNIB National Youth Council with images of dice, clip art figures interacting and a photo of the National Youth Council

We're hosting a special Young Adult Virtual Pub Night and the chances that you're going to have a great time are high! If you're between 18-30 (hey, we're flexible), want to meet others and take part in some fun activities, this is the place for you!

14 Oct 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 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.

17 Oct 2023
9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Coffee Break
Virtual
White mug sitting on a wood table. The mug has a smiley face on it.
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.

17 Oct 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
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.