LightHouse will be closed on Juneteenth (June 19).

Events in October 2022

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Sep 30(1 event)

8:00 pm: Reel Escape Audio Description Club: Daredevils (online)

Sep 30

We all need an escape sometimes, and with the Real Escape Audio Description Club, you can do just that with your blind and low vision friends. With the success of the first two seasons of Daredevil, we decided to continue the Marvel series into the fall semester with season three. Starting on Friday, September 9, teens, and young adults will gather to watch the Netflix series, Daredevil – a TV series about a blind attorney by day and vigilante by night. Our weekly gathering will start at 8:00 PM Friday evenings, leaving plenty of time to watch that week’s episode and connect with your EHC and LightHouse friends.

Parents Please Note: the Daredevil TV Series has adult content and is rated TV-MA and contains the following: crude indecent language (L), explicit sexual activity (S), and graphic violence (V). A more detailed parental guide can be found at here. If any youth under the age of 18 wish to join this series, they must have a parent or guardian contact a LightHouse youth team member with written permission for their child to participate.

Who: Teens and young adults who are blind or have low vision
What: Season three of Daredevil with Reel Escape Audio Description Club via Zoom
When: Friday evenings @ 8:00 PM (seasons three starts September 9)
Where: Anywhere you can access a Zoom meeting
RSVP: Please contact Jamey Gump by email at or by phone at 415-694-7372. Zoom meeting information will be shared with those who RSVP by 5:00 PM of the day before the program.

Oct 1(1 event)

11:00 am: Come to the Beach with College Spaces (in-person)

Oct 1

Calling all current College Spaces From Different Places members! College Spaces in-person Cafes are back, and what better way to finish off the summer than a College Spaces beach day? Join us this October 1 as we gather in person for a day of games, picnicking, and fun times at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Grab your favorite beach towel, sunscreen, water and a lunch and join us!

Remember to RSVP by Wednesday September 28. With questions or to sign up, reach out to Daisy at or 415-694-7328.

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Oct 5(1 event)

6:30 pm: LightHouse plays Goalball! (in-person)

Oct 5

BORP Goalball practice is a fun way to get exercise and meet new people. The goalball practice is designed for all ages and experience levels and is free of charge. If you do not have your own Goalball equipment, we can provide you with elbow pads, knee pads, as well as eye shades.

A shuttle out of Lighthouse San Francisco will be available but will be limited and on a first come basis. If the need arises, we can also organize a group to meet at Lighthouse and travel together on BART. In order to confirm transportation details, please email:

When: Wednesday October 5th from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Where: The gym is located at 2100 Browning St. Berkeley

Please note: Proof of full vaccination is required and will be checked for new participants


For more details, please email

Oct 6(1 event)

10:00 am: Sound Mind Body: Body Positive movement/Dance class (in-person)

Oct 6

This isn't your everyday dance class. It's a chance to experience the joy of movement he best way you know how while gently pushing your limits in a safe and supportive environment. Whether you enjoy meditative movement, breath work and yoga or have a flair for dances from Bollywood o ballroom, bring your heart and style to this class and share your love in motion with your community. This open-ended dance class celebrates you as the expert on your body, inviting you to dance from a chair or take over the floor. We warm up with intention, explore improvisation techniques, try on each other's movement styles and even perform for each other. Test your sense of spatial awareness, increase your flexibility and build confidence in the wonder that is you.
RSVP to Maia Scott at or 415-694-7608.
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Oct 15(1 event)

1:00 pm: Polishing in the Park (in-person)

Oct 15

Polishing in the Park: LightHouse Student Woodworkers Club

These new polishing parties in the park will take place on the third Saturday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm at rotating parks around the Bay Area. With each gathering having time dedicated to updating others about their projects, learn a little about that month’s mentor, and most importantly to have time to hang out and polish with your blind and low-vision friends. Students that sign up for the program will receive the basic materials and equipment to get started with wood polishing. Those students that remain active in the program and improve their skills will become eligible for additional raw materials that they can turn into art or gifts for loved ones.

Who: LightHouse students who are blind or have low vision
What: Gathering of blind crafters in parks around the Bay Area where we will polish wood into a piece of art
When: Saturday, October 15 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Cahill Park in San Jose (just a short walk from the San Jose Diridon Train Station)
RSVP: Please contact Jamey Gump by email at or by phone at 415-694-7372. Light refreshments and polishing supplies will be provided for those students those that RSVP Friday before the outing

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Oct 29(1 event)

1:00 pm: Family Pumpkin Palooza (in-person)

Oct 29

2022 LightHouse Family Pumpkin Palooza

With Halloween just around the corner and an abundance of everything pumpkin everywhere, it’s time to gather and embrace the season with other LightHouse families. Whether the family member that is blind or low vision is a parent or a child, we would like to invite you and your family to our next Family Pumpkin Palooza. Our Halloween theme festival hosted by the LightHouse Community Services team and Living Skills instructors are scheduled for the afternoon of October 29 at our headquarters in San Francisco.

We will have pumpkins and lots of fun. The fun will begin with pumpkin carving for all with some helping hands from our Living Skills team for those that may need some help developing these carving skills. In addition to practicing your carving skills we will have you all showing off your artistic and culinary skills with our pumpkin cupcake decorating and tasting challenge. All followed by a costume contest including categories for most elaborate costume, most creative costume and possibly a best family themed costume.

  • What to Bring
    Pumpkins: we welcome families to bring their own pumpkins to carve, however LightHouse is happy to help provide them if needed. We ask that if you wish to use one of the pumpkins that we secure that you include this request with your RSVP no later than Friday, October 21st.
  • Cupcake decorations – LightHouse will provide the pumpkin cupcakes for you to decorate but ask that families bring their own favorite toppings or decorations.
  • A bag or other way to carry your pumpkin creations home with you

Who: Families with a blind and low vision family member of any age
What: Family Pumpkin Palooza with; pumpkin carving, cupcake decorating, and a costume contest
When: Saturday, October 29 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: LightHouse Headquarters @ 10th floor of 1155 Market St. San Francisco
Program fee: To help offset program expenses we ask for a $10 donation per participants who wish to carve a pumpkin. Thanks to a grant from DAAS, this fee will be waived for residents of San Francisco. Additional scholarships are available upon request.
RSVP: Please contact Jamey Gump at or 415-694-7372 by Friday October 21.

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Nov 2(2 events)

9:30 am: Stress Reduction & Meditation (online)

Nov 2

Each Wednesday morning we offer a series of short, meditation-based practices for relaxation and stress reduction. The group is appropriate for both beginners and advanced practitioners and instruction is provided in all aspects of the practice. Instructor Jeffrey Schneider has more than 40 years of meditation and teaching experience. It is a virtual class using the Zoom platform—everyone is welcome as little or often as they like. Dial in, find a comfortable position, breathe deeply, clear your head, and de-stress.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at or 415-694-7607.

1:00 pm: Gratitude Vibes (online)

Nov 2

Gratitude-VIBES are Visually Impaired Blind Energizing Sessions. Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. In this solutions-based support, gather online and share what you feel grateful for in a safe and welcoming space. Hear what others share as well. These mid-week sessions can help you feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve your health, deal with adversity and build strong relationships.

Previous sessions included demonstrations of poetry, music, drumming, visualization, Chinese and Japanese calligraphy, self-care, and forgiveness. These are followed by individual check-ins.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at or 415-694-7607.


Nov 3(2 events)

9:30 am: Little Learners Playgroup (online)

Nov 3

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 or call (415) 694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

10:00 am: Meditative Movement (in-person)

Nov 3

Join us in the fitness room for a merging of meditative processes, breath work, modified yoga, sounding, mantra and structured improvisation prompts to create a gentle body wisdom practice suitable for every body whether you choose to practice from a chair, on a cushion, mat or standing. Wear something comfortable. Shoes are optional.

RSVP to Maia Scott at or 415-290-6242.

Nov 4
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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.

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