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Culture, Sports and Recreation Programs

CNIB Foundation's culture, sports and recreation programs provide you with opportunities to take part in a variety of creative classes, community-based workshops, physical activities and excursions.  

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Low-impact Guided Dance Fitness Class (National)

Let’s dance! Our adaptive Dance instructor, Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a guided seat based low-impact dance class for our 19+ participants.  This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Bible Study Group (National)

Be part of something great by joining other blind and partially sighted individuals for a discussion of the Bible. This group meets every Thursday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Central Time via teleconference. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.
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Virtual Bingo (National)

Bingo is fun for all ages. It's a game of chance and there is no skill involved! An opportunity to play bingo in a virtual way! Join us for telephone bingo. As long as you have a bingo card or two at home to use, you will be ready to play. This group runs via teleconference every Thursday from 1:30-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Thursday Virtual Games (National)

Come play word games led by our game show hosts. Connect through zoom or phone in 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.
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Thursday Morning Meditation Series (National)

This Thursday Meditation Morning series continues throughout the month of June. Enrich your day by focussing a few moments on yourself. If you are new to meditation or have experience, this short, guided meditation offers the opportunity for a deepening personal experience. With meditation in your tool kit, you can learn to relax and de-stress or simply refresh and take some positive vibrations with you throughout your daily life. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
A small figurine cut out of red paper stands in the centre of a hand-crafted wooden model. The figure is holding a white cane and wearing a makeshift bow tie. They are situated next to a small, arched bridge made of cedar planks with railings of thin, braided ropes.

Luminato Listening Parties (National)

Luminato Festival welcomes writer and podcast producer Christine Malec to host two Listening Parties on June 12 & 13 for people who are blind or partially sighted to gather and experience arts & culture as a group. After each performance, Christine will lead a moderated discussion.
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The Bookends Book Club (National)

Join and learn about what others are reading and the technology they use to get their books. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Mindful Music (National)

Come together and talk about a song you must listen to on a certain day – a song that helps you out during a certain emotion or just to get going in the morning. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on June 17 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Ukulele Group Workshop (National)

Our Music Therapist Emily Brown will be leading workshops for those who want to buff up their Ukulele Skills! Each week we will delve into 1-3 songs, go over the chords, strumming patterns, and do few practice turns. We will be adding these chords/songs to the “Community Song Book” So that people can show off their skills in the Community Jams on Tuesdays. This program is designed for participants who are age 14+ and have some ukulele experience, and a ukulele in their home. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Community Music Jam Sessions (National)

Music Therapist Erin Koop will be hosting a weekly jam session on Zoom for CNIB Participants. This will be a space for people to share, create, and listen to music together. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.