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Apr 12

Little Learners Playgroup (online)

Little Learners Playgroup (online)


Apr 11

Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

April is National Card & Letter Writing Month 2024 (in-person)

April is National Card & Letter Writing Month 2024 (in-person)


Apr 11

Do you wish you could send and receive more fun mail in our mailboxes? Did you enjoy writing cards and letters and don’t do it anymore because of your changes in vision or reliance on technology? Do you miss connecting with others through the good ol’ fashioned U.S. Postal Mail? Would you like to brighten someone’s day by sending a heartfelt message to a friend or a loved one?

Come celebrate! April is National Card & Letter Writing Month 2024 is happening at the LightHouse San Francisco offices. Join us for the fun and functional art and living skills groups on Thursday, April 11 and 18, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Pick up some new tips and techniques for letter writing by learning the benefits of using thick line pens, large print writing, thick line paper, writing guides, and Braille, and hone your art and mail art making skills! Enjoy meeting fellow letter writing and mail art lovers, chat about the histories of postal mail and the letter writing event, and the many ways to send postal mail.

RSVP online for April is National Card & Letter Writing Month 2024, or contact Maia Scott at MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

Speak Imagery: Faces In The Crowd (online)

Speak Imagery: Faces In The Crowd (online)


Apr 11

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) present Tour Theme: Faces In The Crowd.

This virtual tour is led by docents Margaret Grohne & Lani Shepp.

Museums are filled with portraits of people whose names we know—monarchs, presidents, aristocrats, and members of high society. But other works depict people whose names and stories we will never know. On this tour we will look at works that feature people in everyday situations. We’ll ask what the paintings tell us about their lives and times, and what they share in common with us.

The Yellow Lampshade by Elmer Bischoff, 1969

Register in advance at zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ud-6grjgtGNTUgTWYu2GYI6JuwVLRTC5Z. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You can log on as early as 11:00 am, but you won’t be admitted until 11:30 am.

A large colorful canvas featuring a man and a woman in a high rise apartment

Access After Hours at the Museum of Craft & Design (in-person)

Access After Hours at the Museum of Craft & Design (in-person)


Apr 11

Join us at the Museum of Craft and Design at 2569 3rd St. in San Francisco for an extra fabulous after hours museum visit for haptic and descriptive tours of art works from the current exhibitions, Mr. Roboto and Indiefolk, experiment with crafts using materials inspired by work in on view, have a drink and enjoy good company after your long day of work or play. The event is free with RSVP, and you are most welcome to bring a friend.

RSVP to Maia Scott at Mscott@lightouse-sf.org or 415-290-6242.

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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