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27 Mar 2022
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31 Mar 2023
The Empowerment Digest
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Would you love to get an email each week with a little bit of inspiration, motivation and examples of how people living with sight loss are stepping outside their own comfort zones, all in pursuit of living a life that they choose? Breaking through stereotypes, taking on new challenges, connecting with their communities and sharing practical tips on how they are doing the things they once thought "I can't do that!"?

01 Apr 2022
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31 Dec 2022
Microsoft: Free Online Certification Courses
Virtual
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A microsoft tablet sits on a table top.

Microsoft offers free online certification courses where you can learn the fundamentals of their platform (e.g. Office 365). Each certification consists of passing a series of exams to earn certification.

01 May 2022
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31 Mar 2023
Vision Mate - Ontario East
In Person
a young woman reads a newspaper to an older woman.
a young woman reads a newspaper to an older woman.

The Vision Mate program is CNIB's flagship initiative for one-on-one support. Vision Mate volunteers are matched up with a person who is blind or partially sighted to provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship.

20 Jun 2022
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31 Mar 2023
Play Ambassador Program
Virtual
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This program is designed for those who are looking to challenge themselves, learn new skills, make new connections and show the power of their human potential!

27 Jun 2022
to
31 Jul 2022
CCB COVID-19 Impact Survey
Virtual
CCB bilingual logo.
CCB bilingual logo.

The Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) is conducting a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind. While COVID-19 continues to impact the future health of Canadians, federal, provincial, and municipal governments are all looking at creating new policies to determine how best to assist people living with disabilities during future pandemics. The goal of the CCB COVID-19 impact survey is to better understand and address the lived experiences of people who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind during the pandemic.

29 Jun 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 Jun 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.

29 Jun 2022
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm NDT
( 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT )
Music and Friends
Virtual
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.

Come together to discuss different types of music you have to listen to. Depending on if you are getting started for the day or if you are looking to boost your spirit, talk about what song helps you during these times and learn about songs that help your peers! This group runs via Zoom web conference on Wednesday biweekly from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

29 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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. 

30 Jun 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Doing Digital Communication Right
Virtual
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An illustration of a briefcase outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

In our current world of remote work, virtual meetings and constantly changing tech, many of us have had to learn new skills for successful digital communication. In this session we will talk about the benefits and challenges of working remotely, some strategies for participating in virtual meetings, and how to maintain work-life balance in a world where work can follow you wherever you go. This workshop runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, June 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Jun 2022
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CDT
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT )
Bible Study Group
Virtual
An open bible sits on a table.
An open bible sits on a table.

Make new friends, or deepen existing friendships, find support from your peers, and develop more theological insight about biblical understanding. This group meets via Zoom web conference or telephone every Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CDT. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Jun 2022
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home Trivia: What is Canada?
Virtual
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An outstretched hand holds a maple leaf in the center of the frame. In the background is a green forest.

You're smarter than you think you are! Test your trivia limits at our monthly trivia sessions! Fun for all ages! This month's trivia will test our knowledge on the Canadian and Indigenous history of our home and native land.  This group runs via Zoom web conference Thursday, June 30 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 2022
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm PDT
( 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT )
Seated Dance Fitness
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 and up. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

30 Jun 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. 

30 Jun 2022
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PDT
( 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT )
LOBBY Seated Dance Fitness
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 Seated Dance Fitness has 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.

Please note: After Session Socials are not Facilitated by a Music Therapist or Dance Instructor, they are just an opportunity for further participant connection.

30 Jun 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.

30 Jun 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.

01 Jul 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.

01 Jul 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.

01 Jul 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.

01 Jul 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.

01 Jul 2022
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm PDT
( 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT )
Coffee-Talks
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Weekly call-in social group. Each session will have a topic of discussion that changes each week, topics range. This program is designed for those 19+.  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

01 Jul 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.

01 Jul 2022
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm PDT
( 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT )
Song Bingo Game Night!
Virtual
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An illustration of two bingo cards and red, circular, chips marking the card.

Come join us every other Friday for Song Bingo Game Night! All you need to participate is access to phone or Zoom and a bingo card at home or online!  Each Song Bingo Night will have a different musical theme! Feel free to play as a family or house, you could even make a night of it by dressing up to match the theme! There will be prizes for the first 3 bingo winners and for the person who names the most tunes! This program is designed for participants of all ages. This group runs via Zoom web conference biweekly on Fridays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

02 Jul 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.

04 Jul 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.

04 Jul 2022
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. 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.

04 Jul 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Curiosity Corner: Blind Soccer
Virtual
CNIB Lake Joe staff member kicking ball at goalie in the net with three people observing.
CNIB Lake Joe staff member kicking ball at goalie in the net with three people observing.

As CNIB Lake Joe gears up to welcome guests to our brand new blind soccer pitch, tune into Curiosity Corner on Monday, July 4th from 3-4 p.m. Eastern Time to hear what this sport is all about!

04 Jul 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.

04 Jul 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.

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

05 Jul 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.

05 Jul 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. 

05 Jul 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.

05 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Brockville VIP Group
Virtual
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An elderly woman talks on a smartphone.

A monthly group for clients, and their family member/ friend who live in the Brockville and surrounding area to get together, socialize, and connect with others who are living with sight loss. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
10:00 am to 11:30 am PDT
( 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT )
Mindfulness Through Music
Virtual
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An illustration of a running outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Music Therapist, Emily Brown, will be hosting a weekly call-in session where we will practice the art of mindfulness through the practice of music. We will listen/play music together and then participate in reflective and relaxation activities focused on mindfulness and relaxation. This program is designed for those ages 19+. This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Tech Drop-in Session
Virtual
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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 us for a forum discussion by teleconference. Tech successes are welcome too! Many heads are better than one! The technology drop-in session meets via Zoom web conference on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

05 Jul 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.

05 Jul 2022
11:30 am to 12:30 pm PDT
( 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT )
LOBBY Mindfulness Through Music
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 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.

05 Jul 2022
3:00 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 new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.

05 Jul 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.

05 Jul 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.

06 Jul 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.

06 Jul 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

06 Jul 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.

06 Jul 2022
3:00 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 new live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories.