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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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CNIB Podcast Network

The CNIB Podcast Network is a collection of audio programming designed to give a voice to people across the CNIB community as they share their personal stories of life with sight loss.
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Virtual Bingo

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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Crafter’s Guild – Home Challenge

Join fellow crafters for a craft session where you can share your skills and learn new ones alongside your peers. Registered participants will receive an email every Wednesday morning with instructions for their first Items for the challenge.
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CNIB Ontario Facebook Groups

CNIB Ontario Facebook groups are a welcoming and supportive space for you to ask questions, get advice, share, learn more about upcoming programs, and talk about issues that matter to you. 
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CNIB Unbound Book Club

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. 
 
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Wednesday Guitar Lessons

Continue your Wednesday guitar lessons online - with Joe Bernard! This group runs online via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. Eastern Time Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Virtual Music Jam Session

Bring an instrument, your voice, or just a love of music. Each monthly jam session is different. Whether you’re an experienced musician, or you just like to listen, join us and be nourished by music.  This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 14 from 6-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

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Introduction to Guitar

Learn to play the guitar! Partially sighted guitar teacher, Joe Bernard, will lead you through the basics in a serene and respectful setting. This group runs online via Zoom web conference on the first Saturday of every month from 2-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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The Curiosity Club - Virtual Teleconference

You’re never too old to learn! Expand your horizons in a welcoming, inclusive environment. Each month we’ll explore a new topic: History, geography, science, travel, social trends, etc. April Curiosity Club: Professional audio describer J.J. Hunt just returned with his family, from a rambling, 8-month trip around Mexico and Asia. He’ll pick a few of his photos and outstanding visual memories, and describe them for us in his typical absorbing style. He’s a natural storyteller, so you won’t want to miss it. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 6 from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
Hands sculpting clay on a potter's wheel.

The Curiosity Club - Virtual Teleconference

You’re never too old to learn! Expand your horizons in a welcoming, inclusive environment. Each month we’ll explore a new topic: History, geography, science, travel, social trends, etc. April Curiosity Club: Join us for a presentation on data sonification of COVID-19 data from around the world. This means that data from graphs and charts will be presented using tones and other audio indicators, so it can be quickly grasped by those who can’t rely on vision to get a quick snapshot of what the data is saying. Please note that, like so much else, this one is uncertain at the moment, but either way we promise to offer something fun and engaging. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.