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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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For the Love of Podcasts

Share podcasts that you're listening to. Broaden your podcast sharing and learn about new podcasts!  This group runs via Zoom web conference on the third Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Old Time Radio

Join us for a trip back into the world of old-time radio with OTR Rewind. Featuring comedies, dramas and a variety of programs from the time when network radio was king and every buddy tuned in for their entertainment. Shows will originate from the Thirties through the eighties. You are welcomed to briefly comment between shows or just sit back and enjoy the vast variety presented by your host Kelly MacDonald. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Saturday, October 3, 17 & 31 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Song Bingo Game Night!

All you need to participate is access to a Phone or Zoom and a Bingo card at home or online! Each Music Bingo Night will have a different Music theme. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Friday, October 30, November 13, 27, December 11 & 18 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Introduction to Art Fundamentals

Join Yvonne Felix in a 4-week program teaching elements of design using paper sculpting techniques. The lessons are modeled after the other programs found in community and academic arts education institutions and programs. This program runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday (November 18-December 2) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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CNIB Young Writers

This program is for youth between 18-30 who love to write! Meet with a group of like-minded individuals and share your writing samples. Each call we will give feedback on the writing samples provided to the group and discuss different writing techniques and literature. The group meets via Zoom web conference on October 14 & 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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How It’s Played: A Guide to Accessible Sport

Bringing together athletes, guides, community partners, to discuss the in’s and out’s of how to make sports, recreation and physical activity accessbile and inclusive to all.  We'll talk about adapting equipment, guiding techniques, teamwork, advocacy, partnerships and all the things that answer the queston “how’s it played?” This program runs via Zoom web conference on November 2, 16, and 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Low-impact, Seated Dance Fitness

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 every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Guided Ukulele Workshop

Music Therapist, Emily Brown, will lead weekly workshops for those who want to buff up their ukulele skills! Each week we'll delve into 1-3 songs, go over the chords, strumming patterns, and do few practice turns. This program is designed for participants who are 14+, have some ukulele experience, and a ukulele in their home.  This group runs via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Dungeons and Dragons Introduction Workshops

Join “Knights of the Braille” creator Jim O’Donnell to remotely learn and play accessible Dungeons and Dragons! Workshops are run as if you have never played a role-playing game before. We will cover the basics and play the game along the way. The program is designed for ages 16+. This group runs via Zoom web conference Saturday, November 14, 21 & 28 from 10 to 1 p.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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The Bookends Book Club

Love to read and discuss books? Then join this weekly group and learn about what others are reading and the technology they use to get their books or hear guest speakers. This group meets via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.