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14 Aug 2024
11:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Brampton Coffee and Chat
In Person

CNIB Brampton Community Hub
7700 Hurontario St #400A
Brampton ON L6Y 4M3
Canada

A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk
A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk

Join us for coffee and great conversation. An opportunity to talk with others living with sight loss. Hear from guest speakers, get new information, and share resources and tips.  Come on out, meet with your peers, let’s chat! Second Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the CNIB Brampton Hub.

14 Aug 2024
11:30 am to 12:45 pm CDT
( 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm EDT )
On a Prairie Wind
Virtual
Two curled pages of a book.
Two curled pages of a book.

Each 60-75 minute session will explore a new theme; making reference to novels, poetry, articles, song lyrics, quotations, recipes, and more. From clotheslines to libraries, musical instruments, art and the landmarks of Winnipeg and Manitoba – come along on this journey of curiosities. Bi-weekly on Wednesday from 11:30  a.m. to 12:45 p.m. CST. 

14 Aug 2024
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Brampton Meditation & Yoga
In Person

CNIB Brampton Community Hub
7700 Hurontario St #400A
Brampton ON L6Y 4M3
Canada

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.

Welcome to our yoga class, where tranquility meets movement. Join us in a serene environment designed to restore balance and enhance flexibility. Our experienced instructor will guide you through poses that promote relaxation and strength, whether you're new to yoga or have practiced for years. This class is open to all abilities. Second and third Wednesday of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the CNIB Brampton Hub.

14 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: Using Accessible QR Codes (Daytime)
Virtual
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.

QR codes are a great way to direct people to websites and resources using only an image and a phone camera. You may have heard of them and even used them. But have you heard of Accessible QR codes? Unlike regular QR codes, these were specially developed for users who are blind or low vision and have additional features which make them very useful for identifying objects in your surroundings. Wednesday, August 14 from 1 t o 2:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom. 

14 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
First Nations Peer Support Group
In Person

CNIB Thunder Bay
229 Camelot Street
Thunder Bay ON P7A 4B2
Canada

Two Indigenous participants sit at a table in CNIB Thunder Bay smiling. During a holiday program, they create decorations out of fresh cedar bows, dried orange slices, homemade gingerbread cookies, ribbons, bells, cinnamon sticks, and jute twine.
Two Indigenous participants sit at a table in CNIB Thunder Bay smiling. During a holiday program, they create decorations out of fresh cedar bows, dried orange slices, homemade gingerbread cookies, ribbons, bells, cinnamon sticks, and jute twine.

This program is for First Nations participants with sight loss to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances for mutual support and networking in a safe and comfortable setting. Second Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. at CNIB Thunder Bay. 

14 Aug 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Brampton Guitar/Ukulele Lessons
In Person

CNIB Brampton Community Hub
7700 Hurontario St #400A
Brampton ON L6Y 4M3
Canada

A man strums on a guitar.
A man strums on a guitar.

If your interested in learning how to play the guitar or or ukulele, or even just advance your skills, these lessons are here for you! Each lesson will be 30 minutes. You are welcome to bring your own guitar/ukulele, and one will be available if needed.

14 Aug 2024
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! Gentle Yoga runs every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

14 Aug 2024
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! The first hour is devoted to structured learning – focusing on basics and beginner topics. Later on, we'll have a volunteer-led, tech-focused Q&A discussion group dealing with a wide range of questions. Come prepared to swap tips and tricks, share about your favorite apps, help one another and strengthen your own skills in the process. Join us while we figure it out – together! This technology group is hosted on Zoom on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Pacific Time.

14 Aug 2024
6:30 pm to 7:00 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 every Wednesday as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories. While stories chosen are geared to participants between the ages of 7 to 12, anyone who would enjoy listening is welcome. Every Wednesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

14 Aug 2024
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: Using Accessible QR Codes (Evening)
Virtual
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.

QR codes are a great way to direct people to websites and resources using only an image and a phone camera. You may have heard of them and even used them. But have you heard of Accessible QR codes? Unlike regular QR codes, these were specially developed for users who are blind or low vision and have additional features which make them very useful for identifying objects in your surroundings. Wednesday, August 14 from 1 t o 2:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom. 

14 Aug 2024
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Zoom Room for Kids
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.

The Zoom Zoom Room is growing up, and is now called the Zoom Room for Kids! Children ages 6-10 and older, non-verbal participants are invited to join us as we use music to build our social skills. Each session will be all about the special things going on that month. Make sure to come regularly, because each session you will work as a team to create your own special song. Certified music therapist Melissa Murphy will also have lots of songs and stories to share that are perfect for singing and dancing along. Every Wednesday from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom. 

15 Aug 2024
10:30 am to 12:30 pm NDT
( 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT )
Coffee Time
Virtual
A coffee cup sits on a table.
A coffee cup sits on a table.

This is a virtual group that gets together every Thursday morning for a general group conversation. There is no planned topic of conversation but it is kept positive and light! Every Thursday from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Burlington Friendlies
Virtual
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

Join to connect with other people in the Burlington area for conversation, support and good practices. Every Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Zoom and once a month in-person in Burlington.

15 Aug 2024
11:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: 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 at the CNIB Community Hub on Thursday's.

15 Aug 2024
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Kingston Coffee and Chat
In Person

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

A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk
A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk

Join us for coffee and great conversation. We will have guest speakers, and an opportunity to talk with others who are going through similar challenges in a confidential and non-judgmental setting. Third Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the CNIB Kingston Hub.

15 Aug 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am MDT
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT )
Western Social Meet Up
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.

Join us for our weekly social meet up group. We’ll get to know each other, share some good news stories, and socialize. Every Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. Mountain Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
KnitWits
Virtual
Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.
Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.

The CNIB KnitWits are a group of people who meet biweekly to discuss and share knitting related topics. We share patterns, chat about life in general, and support each other with tips and tricks to enhance our knitting and life skills with vision loss. Biweekly on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: Navigating Windows with JAWS (Daytime)
Virtual
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.

Unlock the Power of Accessibility by embarking on a journey through the essential aspects of Windows navigation using JAWS (Job Access With Speech). Whether you're new to JAWS or looking to refine your skills, this series is designed to empower you to navigate Windows confidently. The Navigating Windows with JAWS series runs for 8 weeks every Tuesday (August 6-September 26) from 1 to 3 p.m. on Zoom. 

15 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
GTA Knitting Bees
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! Every Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the CNIB GTA Hub. 

15 Aug 2024
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Kitchener-Waterloo Friendly Chat Group
In Person

Centreville-Chicopee Community Centre
141 Morgan Ave.
Kitchener ON N2A 2M4
Canada

A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

This is a Kitchener/Waterloo region area group for those looking for conversation, support and good practices. Third Thursday of every month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Centreville-Chicopee Community Centre.

15 Aug 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Toronto Guitar/Ukulele Lessons
In Person

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

A man strums on a guitar.
A man strums on a guitar.

If your interested in learning how to play the guitar or or ukulele, or even just advance your skills, these lessons are here for you! Each lesson will be 30 minutes. You are welcome to bring your own guitar/ukulele, and one will be available if needed.

15 Aug 2024
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Thursday 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. Every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Connecting and Improving The North
Virtual
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An illustration of a megaphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Do you want a place where you can meet virtually and connect with other residents of Northern Ontario living with sight loss? Join us for Connecting and Improving The North Share! Share exciting places to visit that are accessible and friendly, places are less accessible to the sight loss community and what accessibility changes you'd like to see. Third Thursday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. 

15 Aug 2024
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.

Do you enjoy music? Well, Name that Tune is the game for you! Name that tune is a fun game where people can join in to listen and try to name as many songs as they can. First and third Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Ottawa Teen Baking Group
In Person

CNIB Ottawa Community Hub
425 Marché Way Suite 104
Ottawa ON K1S 5H6
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 for some kitchen fun at the CNIB Ottawa Hub! We will create a new recipe each month and enjoy eating our baking and socializing with peers. Open to participants between the ages of 12-18 in the Ontario East region. Third Thursday of every month from 6:30 to  8 p.m. at the CNIB Ottawa Hub.

15 Aug 2024
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. Every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm PDT
( 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm EDT )
Seated Dance Fitness Zoom
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+. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Pacific Time on Zoom.

15 Aug 2024
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: Navigating Windows with JAWS (Evening)
Virtual
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.

Unlock the Power of Accessibility by embarking on a journey through the essential aspects of Windows navigation using JAWS (Job Access With Speech). Whether you're new to JAWS or looking to refine your skills, this series is designed to empower you to navigate Windows confidently. The Navigating Windows with JAWS series runs for 8 weeks every Tuesday (August 6-September 26) from 7 to 9 p.m. on Zoom. 

15 Aug 2024
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Improv Club
Virtual
5 people in a group on a dark stage interacting with each other
5 people in a group on a dark stage interacting with each other

If there is one thing we know how to do at CNIB Lake Joe, it is laughing! Join us for some hilarious drama fun as we play virtual improv games together. Join us on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be provided after registering. 

15 Aug 2024
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm PDT
( 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm EDT )
LOBBY Seated Dance Fitness
Virtual
An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
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 socialize with each other. You can talk about the session, get to know one and other and socialize with the community across Canada.

16 Aug 2024
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Yarnivores
Virtual
Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.
Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.

Designed for knitters/advanced knitters to work on projects, learn from peers, and enjoy knitting fellowship. Every Friday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

16 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: A Walk with Oko
In Person

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

CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.

We talked a lot about the new groundbreaking Ayes Oko app in July, so we thought that for August we should go outside and give it a spin! Oko is a new iPhone app specifically for pedestrian navigation that gives you turn-by-turn walking directions and lets you know when it’s safe to cross the street. In this session, we’re going out for a walk around midtown Toronto to play with Oko. Join us as we explore and see how to use this exciting new app. Be sure to bring your iPhone! Friday, August 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the CNIB GTA Community Hub.

16 Aug 2024
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Virtual Coffee Group
Virtual
two people sitting at a table drinking coffee
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! Make new connections and find friendships and enjoyable conversation. The focus is on a positive, inclusive, and safe support network of people who have experienced sight loss. Everyone is welcome. Virtual Coffee Group meets every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Central Time on Zoom. 

17 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Kingston Archery Day
In Person

Kingston Archery Club
2043 Battersea Road
Glenburnie ON K0H 1S0
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.

Come out to the Kingston Archery Club to give archery a try! No experience needed. All instruction and equipment will be supplied by the club at no cost. Saturday, August 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kingston Archery Club.

18 Aug 2024
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Old Time Radio – A blast from the past!
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. Everything from mystery, comedy, westerns and holiday specific shows. Sit back and enjoy! First and third Sunday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

19 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
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. Every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

19 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Book Club - Thunder Bay Area
In Person

CNIB Thunder Bay
229 Camelot Street
Thunder Bay ON P7A 4B2
Canada

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

Come join us in Thunder Bay at the CNIB boardroom for a discussion on books you’ve read and share your recommended book list with the group. This monthly book club at CNIB Thunder Bay on the third Monday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

19 Aug 2024
to
24 Aug 2024
CNIB Lake Joe: Family Week (August 19-24, all ages)
In Person

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

Staff member with a young girl giving her a high five.
Staff member with a young girl giving her a high five.

Family Weeks are open to guests with sight loss and everyone in their family. Activities are available for all ages with a daily kids camp and adult programs too.

19 Aug 2024
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! Accessible Yoga meets every Monday from  5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

19 Aug 2024
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm PDT
( 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm EDT )
Music for Kids – Monday Session
Virtual
An illustration of two music notes.
An illustration of two music notes.

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 on Zoom, every Monday from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

20 Aug 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am ADT
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT )
Tuesday Zoom Coffee and Chat
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. Every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Atlantic Time on Zoom. 

20 Aug 2024
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 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. Coffee Break meets every Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be provided after registering. 

20 Aug 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Eastern Canada Social Meet Up
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.

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 to know each other, lets stay connected and share some good news stories, discuss practical tips and successes with others living with vision loss. Every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

20 Aug 2024
10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Oakville EnVision Group
In Person

Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre or Zoom
325 Reynolds Street
Oakville ON L6J 3L7
Canada

A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

This is an Oakville based peer social group that meets in person and on Zoom. Connect with other friendly people in the Oakville area for conversation, support and good practices. The Oakville EnVision Group meets at the Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre on the first Tuesday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and virtually on Zoom on the third Tuesday of every month.

20 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Armchair Travel – August
In Person

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

An airplane flying through the air
An airplane flying through the air

Transport yourself to another country from the comfort of the London Hub. The music, the history, the fun facts, and the food. Be prepared to help make a simple food item and taste it. Please let us know at registration if you allergic to any food items. Tuesday, August 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the CNIB London Community Hub.

20 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Tech Drop-In
Virtual
An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.
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 this discussion group with others with sight loss where we share ideas and experiences that might be helpful. Many heads are better than one! First and third Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

20 Aug 2024
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ADT
( 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT )
Tech it Out
Virtual
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them.
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them.

Hosted by Steve MacInnes, Tech It Out is a monthly series that demos accessible and mainstream tech. Third Tuesday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Atlantic Time on Zoom. 

20 Aug 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
CNIB SmartLife: Navigating Windows with JAWS
In Person

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

CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.
CNIB SmartLife logo. An illustration of an illuminated lightbulb with yellow accents. To the right of the light bulb is the text: CNIB SmartLife.

Unlock the Power of Accessibility by embarking on a journey through the essential aspects of Windows navigation using JAWS (Job Access With Speech). Whether you're new to JAWS or looking to refine your skills, this series is designed to empower you to navigate Windows confidently. The Navigating Windows with JAWS series runs for 8 weeks every Tuesday (August 6-September 26) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the CNIB GTA Community Hub. 

20 Aug 2024
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Toronto Music Jam
In Person

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

Calling all music enthusiasts! Join us for a vibrant Music Jam session where you can connect with others through the power of music. Bring your instruments, your voice, and your boundless enthusiasm to create melodies and harmonies together. Whether you're a seasoned musician or just starting out, all are welcome to share in this musical experience. third Tuesday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the CNIB GTA Community Hub.

20 Aug 2024
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Ontario North Connex
Virtual
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

This is a virtual peer support group aimed at connecting participants all across the North region. Topics will vary from confidence building, technology, adjusting to vision loss. Biweekly on Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.