LightHouse will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for the Juneteenth holiday.

Events in May 2023

  • Public LightHouse Board meeting (hybrid)

    Public LightHouse Board meeting (hybrid)

    May 4

    Members of the public are invited to attend the May 4 meeting of the Board of Directors of San Francisco’s LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. This meeting will be a hybrid meeting.

    30 minutes will be reserved for public comment. All members of the public will have up to three minutes to comment. If you would like to reserve a slot to speak, please complete the LightHouse Public Comment Sign Up form. Please submit your comments as far in advance as possible. Comments must be received before noon Pacific on Wednesday, May 3 to be included in the agenda.

    If you wish to attend this meeting in person, it will be held at LightHouse San Francisco headquarters at 1155 Market St. 10th Floor, San Francisco. Get directions to LightHouse San Francisco.

    If you are attending virtually, please fill LightHouse Public Comment and RSVP Sign Up form. Whether you plan to have a public comment or not, you will need to fill out this form in order to get the Zoom info. Zoom information will be emailed to you closer to the date of the board meeting.

  • Latitude High School Invention Showcase (in person)

    Latitude High School Invention Showcase (in person)

    May 11

    Come join us as Computer Science and Design students from Latitude High School in Oakland showcase inventions they've created, each with a specific function to assist the blind and low vision community in daily living skills.

    If you want to check out these student-designed prototypes, give your feedback, and help aid and guide these future designers and engineers, come to LightHouse San Francisco at 1155 Market Street on May 11. Your feedback is needed for them to make the necessary improvements that could forge the next most-wanted gadget in the Adaptations Store! Space is limited, so RSVP by May 10 to Sheri Albers at, or call 415-694-7331.

The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling 415-694-7325. For more information about visiting the Adaptations Store, head to our shop page.

The LightHouse is scent-free. Please abstain from wearing colognes, perfumes, or other scented products. Additionally, coffee must be securely lidded at all times and citrus should not be peeled on the premises. Thanks for supporting our efforts to respect chemical sensitivities!

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