Upcoming Events

Living with sight loss
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

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you.

Youth empowerment
A volunteer sits with a participant at a Perkins Brailler.
A volunteer sits with a participant at a Perkins Brailler.

From fashion workshops and makeup classes to theatre and dance, participants will develop their leadership skills in a safe and inclusive environment while engaging with peers in a social setting.

Beep baseball
A blindfolded man plays beep baseball.
A blindfolded man plays beep baseball.

A baseball game unlike anything you've ever heard!

Beyond the classroom
A group of young participants pose for a picture. They are sitting on  Muskoka chairs.
A group of young participants pose for a picture. They are sitting on  Muskoka chairs.

This program helps participants gain knowledge and develop social skills as they pursue their education.

Caregivers in conversation
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.

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you.

10 Sep 2018
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HumanWare low vision solutions workshop

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

HumanWare Explorē 8 handheld electronic magnifier
HumanWare Explorē 8 handheld electronic magnifier

Learn and demo HumanWare intuitive Low Vision solutions.

11 Sep 2018
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Music jam session

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Do you sing, play an instrument or like to jam with other musicians? Join the jam group!

11 Sep 2018
to
HumanWare braille solutions workshop

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Humanware - Brailliant BI 32
Humanware - Brailliant BI 32

Learn and demo HumanWare Braille solutions.

12 Sep 2018
to
Parenting with sight loss

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

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.

14 Sep 2018
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CNIB Night Steps - Toronto

Ashbridge's Bay Park
1561 Lakeshore Boulevard East
Toronto ON M4L 3W6
Canada

CNIB Night Steps banner
CNIB Night Steps banner

CNIB Night Steps is a fundraising walk under the stars in support of the CNIB Foundation.

15 Sep 2018
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Fun with Art (art workshop) for ages 16-25

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Two participants take part in a drawing class.
Two participants take part in a drawing class.

An opportunity to be creative using art as a means of self-expression.

19 Sep 2018
to
Technology session – OrCam demo day

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

Orcam eyeglasses.
Orcam eyeglasses.

OrCam is a breakthrough wearable vision device designed to assist people who are blind, partially sighted, or have a reading disability. 

20 Sep 2018
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Get together with technology (GTT)

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A person holds an iPad and taps on the screen.
A person holds an iPad and taps on the screen.

GTT is a CCB user-driven monthly group where participants share knowledge and skills related to assistive tech.

21 Sep 2018
to
Youth slam - The last lap summer jam

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A silhouette of arms raised in the air. The sun sets in the background.
A silhouette of arms raised in the air. The sun sets in the background.

Party time! Celebrate the end of summer with CNIB.

22 Sep 2018
Durham monthly meetup group (New!)

Landmark Cinema Whitby
75 Consumers Dr.
Whitby ON L1N 9S2
Canada

A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.
A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.

Meet new people. Learn something new! Mix and mingle. 

23 Sep 2018
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Word on the street festival

Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay W.
Toronto ON M5J 2G8
Canada

A stack of old, withered books on a shelf.
A stack of old, withered books on a shelf.

CNIB is thrilled to be participating in the Word on the Street festival with an interactive braille presentation. 

25 Sep 2018
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Entertainment on demand - technology workshop

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A woman holding a tv remote and a bowl of popcorn.
A woman holding a tv remote and a bowl of popcorn.

Entertainment on Demand – Getting to know streaming apps and Chromecast. Traditional television is a thing of the past! Learn how to access a huge range of entertainment with just a touch of a button and a few streaming apps.

26 Sep 2018
to
Technology workshop – NuEyes demo

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

NuEyes Eyeglasses.
NuEyes Eyeglasses.

NuEyes is the first ever lightweight, wireless, voice-activated, low vision aid for people with sight loss. Join us for a demo day at the Hub to learn more.

27 Sep 2018
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Woodturning

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M6G 3S7
Canada

A lathe sits on a counter. Two hands maneuver a piece of wood.
A lathe sits on a counter. Two hands maneuver a piece of wood.

Learn woodturning fundamentals and tackle a small project at The Hub.

18 Jul 2018
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19 Dec 2018
The braille club

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

Two hands move over a braille book.
Two hands move over a braille book.

A casual gathering for all who are interested in exploring braille. An opportunity to learn, engage and share.

18 Jul 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
Toastmasters

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

A single microphone.
A single microphone.

Learn how to organize, formulate and effectively communicate your ideas to others! Open to everyone in the community - not just CNIB participants. The group meets the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month.

30 Sep 2018
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Parents educational resources for kids (PERK)

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

A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.
A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events.

06 Aug 2018
to
17 Dec 2018
Guided yoga

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T1Z2
Canada

A woman poses on a yoga mat.
A woman poses on a yoga mat.

Check out a guided yoga class to improve your mind, body and spirit. We provide the mats! Classes are held every Monday.

18 Sep 2018
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18 Dec 2018
Audio book club - Whitby

Whitby Central Library
405 Dundas St. W
Whitby ON L1N 6A1
Canada

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

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks. Held on the third Tuesday of the month in Whitby.

26 Sep 2018
to
19 Dec 2018
Audio book club - Oshawa

Oshawa Public Library
250 Beatrice St E
Oshawa ON L1G 7T6
Canada

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

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks. Held on the last Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

28 Sep 2018
to
21 Dec 2018
Eyes forward - Oshawa

Oshawa Senior Centre
43 John St W
Oshawa ON L1H 1W8
Canada

Two hands sit on a mans lap.
Two hands sit on a mans lap.

This small support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss. Held on the second Wednesday of the month in Oshawa.

28 Sep 2018
to
21 Dec 2018
Eyes forward - Whitby

Whitby Senior Centre
801 Brock Street S
Whitby ON L1N 4L4
Canada

Two hands sit on a mans lap.
Two hands sit on a mans lap.

This small support group will connect you with other people in your community who have experienced sight loss.  Held on the fourth Friday of the month in Whitby.

15 Oct 2018
to
22 Oct 2018
Access to PC technology

Oshawa Public Library
250 Beatrice St E
Oshawa ON L1G 7T6
Canada

a man and woman sit at a computer.
a man and woman sit at a computer.

This two-part series (offered at the Oshawa Public Library) will teach participants about the accessibility features for PC computers.

18 Oct 2018
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19 Oct 2018
Braille Conference
CNIB National Braille Conference
CNIB National Braille Conference

Braille & Technology Changing perceptions. Over 24 workshops, roundtables, panels and presentations focusing on interactive literacy, employment and accessible technology, vision rehabilitation and community support.