Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Kingston SmartLife Group & Demo Session
A monthly technology group on assistive devices for Kingston-area participants. This technology workshop meets at CNIB Kingston on the last Tuesday of every month from 12 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.
Holiday Skate Contest
We know this time of year there are many public skate opportunities, no matter where you live across this great country. Whether it’s your local arena, a public outdoor ice rink, or a lovely canal! From December 1st to January 21st, get out to your local public skate, snap a picture of you on the ice and be entered to win a cool prize!
Ottawa Gingerbread House Workshop
Join us for some holiday fun as we create some Gingerbread masterpieces! Participants and family members are invited to the Ottawa Community Hub (104-425 Marche Way) on Saturday, December 9th from 2:00-3:30 p.m. for our Gingerbread house workshop.
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Share 'n' Tell
This session lets us learn from our experts within our camp community who are willing to share 'n' tell! Join us Mondays from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time (except for the first Monday of the month when we host Curiosity Corner). Zoom information will be provided after registering.
Introduction to Assistive Technology – December 12
Like it or not, technology is becoming a big part of modern life. Nowadays, people rely on computers and smartphones for work, school, entertainment, and connection. For people with vision loss, assistive technology offers all of this as well as a great deal of independence. Join us over Zoom for Intro to Assistive Technology to get a chance to see what is possible and how we at CNIB can help you learn how to harness the power of assistive technology. This lunch hour session is offered on Zoom, Tuesday, December 12th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
The Way Forward – CNIB Strategic Plan Open House (Thunder Bay)
You’re invited to a special open house on Wednesday, December 13, where CNIB is excited to launch its new, five-year strategic plan, built on the direction and feedback of people with sight loss and their supporters across Canada.
Tween Internet Safety Challenge (Ages 10-13)
This single session, one hour game is a friendly competition involving knowledge of the world wide web, judgement, and decision-making skills. Youth ages 10-13 will place words and their definitions into five category areas including the Internet, Consent, Disclosure, Accessibility and Assistive Technology. Playing the game, building vocabulary, and engaging in the resulting discussion will give participants confidence in their online advocacy and safe internet navigation skills. Wednesday, December 13th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Holiday Reading Room
What better way to relax and enjoy the spirit of the season than to curl up with a good book. Join volunteer Jess who will be reading her favourite holiday stories from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be provided after registering.
Saturday Bingo at the London Hub (Dec. 16)
Join us for some fun at the Hub with Saturday Bingo. Laughter, make new friends, and try to get that line first! Use a Bingo card from the Hub or bring your own. Limited tactile bingo cards available. Saturday Bingo meets at in person at the CNIB London Community Hub on Saturday, December 16th from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.
CNIB SmartLife & OrCam Open House
Time for some last minute holiday shopping with CNIB SmartLife and OrCam! We would like to cordially invite you to a special event hosted by CNIB SmartLife, featuring OrCam, an industry leader in the accessible technology space with a variety of blindness and low-vision products. Tuesday, December 19th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Time at The Nanji Family Foundation CNIB SmartLife Centre (1929 Bayview Ave., Toronto).