Calendar

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

Events in June 2024

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)


    Jun 3

    What does it mean to be blind or low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, leads this call-in forum to discuss the day-to-day ins and outs of blindness—from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies.

    RSVP for The Business of Blindness online or to Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

    Technology Club at Earle Baum Center (hybrid)

    Technology Club at Earle Baum Center (hybrid)


    Jun 3

    This is a blended meeting which means you may attend in person on campus or by phone.
    Overview of adaptive technology, learning about devices and apps with staff Cathy, and Jacques. To join the Technology email mail list call EBC main office: 707-523-3222.

  • The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 4

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

  • Goalball with BORP (in-person)

    Goalball with BORP (in-person)


    Jun 5

    Bay Are Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) Goalball Practice is a fun way to get exercise and meet new people. The practice is designed for beginners and experienced players. If you do not have your own equipment, we can provide you with both elbow and knee pads and eyeshades.

    When: Wednesdays, from 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Where: The gym is located at 2100 Browning St. Berkeley

    For more details, please contact Brandon Young brandon@borp.org

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

  • LightHouse & Xfinity Comcast Roundtable Discussion on Latest Accessibility Trends (in-person)

    LightHouse & Xfinity Comcast Roundtable Discussion on Latest Accessibility Trends (in-person)


    Jun 6

    Please join us for an opportunity to meet Tom Wlodkowski, VP of Accessibility at

    Comcast, during his visit to California. We'll be discussing the latest accessibility trends along with our efforts for greater digital inclusion and access with LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired – San Francisco. All Access Tech enthusiasts are welcome! Refreshments will be provided.

    When: Thursday, June 6, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Where: LightHouse HQ at 1155 Market St., 10th Floor, San Francisco 94103
    RSVP: To attend this free event, please email Jon Koriel at jon_koriel@comcast.com

    This event is brought to you by Xfinity Comcast and LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

    Mobile Make Art Activation with the Museum of Craft and Design (in-person)

    Mobile Make Art Activation with the Museum of Craft and Design (in-person)


    Jun 6

    The Museum of Craft and Design returns to LightHouse.

    Our Mobile Make Art Activation for June features a project inspired by LightHouse community art participants expressing a desire to show work in the community that expresses the diverse ways we seGe the world beyond the label of blindness. Join us to create a collage square using tactile materials that will be integrated into an interactive collaboration. You will also have the opportunity to share a bit of your story with MCD staff who will include it on the back of your piece, readable with a Pen Friend. The finished work will travel with the Make Art program throughout San Francisco where people of all ages and abilities will have the chance to experience it haptically and audibly. This is a great chance to be seen and heard in a unique way. We hope to generate at least nine squares. Please consider sharing your voice and your wisdom to help bring the project to life.

    RSVP to Maia Scott: MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

     

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 6

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

    LightHouse Board Meeting Open to the Public (online)

    LightHouse Board Meeting Open to the Public (online)


    Jun 6

    Members of the public are invited to attend the Thursday, June 6, meeting of the Board of Directors of San Francisco’s LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. This meeting will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom and runs from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Pacific.

    30 minutes will be reserved for public comment, and 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 and RSVP Sign Up form. Please submit your RSVP as far in advance as possible. RSVPs and requests to speak must be received before noon Pacific on Wednesday, Jun 5, to be included in  the agenda.

    If you would like to attend the virtual meeting, please fill out the LightHouse Public Comment and RSVP Sign Up formWhether you plan to have a public comment or not, you will need to fill out this form to get the Zoom info.  Zoom information will be emailed to you closer to the date of the board meeting.

  • Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)

    Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


    Jun 7

    Attention to Sonoma County Residents who have low vision and are 65 or older. Interested in learning more about using AI apps on your iPhone or Android? The Earle Baum Center is offering a free phone stand and two hours of training on how to use the Seeing AI App on iPhone and Android.

    Cathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing AI App to:

    • Read mail
    • Read a bill
    • Read a letter on your own without someone else knowing your business
    • Identify what you have in the pantry (is the can beans or dog food?
    • Identify what currency you are handing a cashier

    What you need: Bring your phone and materials you want to be able to read and that you currently rely on others to read for you, such as mail, a can of food etc.

    Where: Earle Baum Center at 4539 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    When: Fridays from 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Room 3

    Prerequisites:

    • Have Seeing AI app downloaded on iPhone or Android
    • Know how to use Siri and have it set up for iPhone users
    • Have not received a phone stand from Earle Baum Center

    RSVP: To Cathy Mulhern at 707-206-8486 by calling Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 9 Jun 13

    This session is full. 

    DeafBlind Camp is for adults 18 years and older with both some visual impairment and deafness. One of the great attractions of the session is the free flow of communication using American Sign Language, tactile sign language, spoken English and amplified sound.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 9 Jun 13

    This session is full. 

    DeafBlind Camp is for adults 18 years and older with both some visual impairment and deafness. One of the great attractions of the session is the free flow of communication using American Sign Language, tactile sign language, spoken English and amplified sound.

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)


    Jun 10

    Introduction To Access Technology, June 2024 Session

    Course Description:

    The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join Kacie Cappello, Fernando Macias, and Jacques Law to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

    Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

    Class Names & Dates:

    Class 1: What is Access Technology?
    Monday, June 10, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 2: Access Technology on Computers
    Tuesday, June 11, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 3: Access Technology on Mobile Devices
    Wednesday, June 12, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 4: Workshops 1, 2, and 3
    Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 5: Workshops 4, 5, and 6
    Friday, June 14, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Where:
    LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
    1155 Market Street, Floor 10
    San Francisco Ca, 94103

    Course Prerequisites:

    To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
    1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
    2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
    3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
    4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
    a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
    b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
    c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

    How To RSVP:

    To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction To Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, June 6.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)


    Jun 10

    What does it mean to be blind or low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, leads this call-in forum to discuss the day-to-day ins and outs of blindness—from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies.

    RSVP for The Business of Blindness online or to Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

    Toastmasters: LightHouse Visionaries (online)

    Toastmasters: LightHouse Visionaries (online)


    Jun 10

    LightHouse Visionaries provides blind and visually impaired people with a supportive and fun environment to develop public speaking and leadership skills, empowering us to enhance our personal and professional lives.

    Toastmasters is a place to develop skills of self-empowerment. It's a place to practice public speaking, improve communication, and build leadership skills. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.

    RSVP online for Toastmasters, or contact Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 9 Jun 13

    This session is full. 

    DeafBlind Camp is for adults 18 years and older with both some visual impairment and deafness. One of the great attractions of the session is the free flow of communication using American Sign Language, tactile sign language, spoken English and amplified sound.

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)


    Jun 11

    Introduction To Access Technology, June 2024 Session

    Course Description:

    The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join Kacie Cappello, Fernando Macias, and Jacques Law to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

    Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

    Class Names & Dates:

    Class 1: What is Access Technology?
    Monday, June 10, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 2: Access Technology on Computers
    Tuesday, June 11, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 3: Access Technology on Mobile Devices
    Wednesday, June 12, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 4: Workshops 1, 2, and 3
    Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 5: Workshops 4, 5, and 6
    Friday, June 14, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Where:
    LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
    1155 Market Street, Floor 10
    San Francisco Ca, 94103

    Course Prerequisites:

    To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
    1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
    2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
    3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
    4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
    a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
    b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
    c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

    How To RSVP:

    To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction To Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, June 6.

    Los Visionarios (in-person)

    Los Visionarios (in-person)


    Jun 11

    This is a Spanish language social group that meets once a month on every 2nd Tuesday. Beginning, April 9, 2024 the group will alternate the meeting location between the San Francisco Public Library and LightHouse every other month. And feel free to stick around for the Spanish Book Club right after this at 2:00 pm.

    Please contact Esmeralda Soto 415-694-7323 or via e-mail at ESoto@lighthouse-sf.org for any additional information.

    Este es un grupo social de habla hispana que se reúne una vez al mes cada 2 martes. A partir del 9 de abril de 2024, el grupo alternará el lugar de reunión entre la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco y LightHouse.

    También si quieren acompañarnos para el club de libros será a las 2 PM después de Los Visionarios.

    Comuníquese con Esmeralda Soto al 415-694-7323 o por correo electrónico al ESoto@lighthouse-sf.org para cualquier información adicional

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 11

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

    Spanish Book Club (in-person)

    Spanish Book Club (in-person)


    Jun 11

    This is a Spanish language book club that meets once a month on every 2nd Tuesday. Beginning, April 9, 2024 the group will alternate the meeting location between the San Francisco Public Library and LightHouse. If you’re available, you can also join us for Los Visionarios, the Spanish language social group that meets in the same place just before this at 1:00 pm.

    Please contact Esmeralda Soto 415-694-7323 or via e-mail at ESoto@lighthouse-sf.org for any additional information

    Este es un club de lectura en español que se reúne una vez al mes cada 2º martes. A partir del 9 de abril de 2024, el grupo alternará el lugar de reunión entre la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco y LightHouse. Si están disponibles por favor de acompañarnos para el grupo social de Los Visionarios aquí mismo a las 1 PM

    Comuníquese con Esmeralda Soto al 415-694-7323 o por correo electrónico al ESoto@lighthouse-sf.org para cualquier información adicional

    National Federation of the Blind: San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)

    National Federation of the Blind: San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)


    Jun 11

    The National Federation of the Blind is a nationwide community of members that believe blind people can live the lives they want. We meet online via Zoom with the following schedule:

    6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Virtual Happy (Half) Hour
    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Chapter Meeting

    To RSVP, contact President Bobbi Pompey at bobbipompey@gmail.com or 336-988-6375.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 9 Jun 13

    This session is full. 

    DeafBlind Camp is for adults 18 years and older with both some visual impairment and deafness. One of the great attractions of the session is the free flow of communication using American Sign Language, tactile sign language, spoken English and amplified sound.

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)


    Jun 12

    Introduction To Access Technology, June 2024 Session

    Course Description:

    The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join Kacie Cappello, Fernando Macias, and Jacques Law to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

    Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

    Class Names & Dates:

    Class 1: What is Access Technology?
    Monday, June 10, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 2: Access Technology on Computers
    Tuesday, June 11, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 3: Access Technology on Mobile Devices
    Wednesday, June 12, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 4: Workshops 1, 2, and 3
    Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 5: Workshops 4, 5, and 6
    Friday, June 14, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Where:
    LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
    1155 Market Street, Floor 10
    San Francisco Ca, 94103

    Course Prerequisites:

    To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
    1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
    2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
    3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
    4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
    a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
    b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
    c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

    How To RSVP:

    To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction To Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, June 6.

    Goalball with BORP (in-person)

    Goalball with BORP (in-person)


    Jun 12

    Bay Are Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) Goalball Practice is a fun way to get exercise and meet new people. The practice is designed for beginners and experienced players. If you do not have your own equipment, we can provide you with both elbow and knee pads and eyeshades.

    When: Wednesdays, from 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Where: The gym is located at 2100 Browning St. Berkeley

    For more details, please contact Brandon Young brandon@borp.org

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

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - DeafBlind Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 9 Jun 13

    This session is full. 

    DeafBlind Camp is for adults 18 years and older with both some visual impairment and deafness. One of the great attractions of the session is the free flow of communication using American Sign Language, tactile sign language, spoken English and amplified sound.

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)


    Jun 13

    Introduction To Access Technology, June 2024 Session

    Course Description:

    The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join Kacie Cappello, Fernando Macias, and Jacques Law to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

    Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

    Class Names & Dates:

    Class 1: What is Access Technology?
    Monday, June 10, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 2: Access Technology on Computers
    Tuesday, June 11, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 3: Access Technology on Mobile Devices
    Wednesday, June 12, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 4: Workshops 1, 2, and 3
    Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 5: Workshops 4, 5, and 6
    Friday, June 14, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Where:
    LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
    1155 Market Street, Floor 10
    San Francisco Ca, 94103

    Course Prerequisites:

    To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
    1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
    2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
    3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
    4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
    a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
    b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
    c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

    How To RSVP:

    To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction To Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, June 6.

    Create In Community Art Class (in-person)

    Create In Community Art Class (in-person)


    Jun 13

    Join us in the 11th floor craft room at LightHouse San Francisco for an open studio to finish out your existing projects before Create in Community goes on hiatus until the start of August. We will finish painting air-dry projects, prep materials to take home and continue making cordage, fine-tune mixed media creations and decide what to take home. Join us to finish what you started or to have a look at what we have been creating.

    Send questions to Maia Scott at MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 13

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Little Learners Family Camp (in-person)

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Little Learners Family Camp (in-person)

    (All day)
    Jun 14 Jun 16

    LightHouse Little Learners camp is for Little Learner students and former students who are 2.5 through 6 years old and their families.  Families will have the opportunity to connect with other Little Learner families while exploring outdoors, learning through play, sensory fun, and whole-family activities for all abilities. Due to demand, priority is given to first-time Little Learner campers.  Families who are not eligible for Little Learner camp, or who have already attended twice, are encouraged to register for EHC Family Camps, which are open to all ages.

    If you are interested in Little Learners Family Camp, please fill out the Little Learners Family Camp RSVP form. Once it’s reviewed, if you are determined eligible, you will be sent the full Little Learners session application.

    If you are having questions, please email please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org.

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)

    Introduction to AT Summer Session: June 2024 (in-person)


    Jun 14

    Introduction To Access Technology, June 2024 Session

    Course Description:

    The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join Kacie Cappello, Fernando Macias, and Jacques Law to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

    Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

    Class Names & Dates:

    Class 1: What is Access Technology?
    Monday, June 10, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 2: Access Technology on Computers
    Tuesday, June 11, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 3: Access Technology on Mobile Devices
    Wednesday, June 12, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 4: Workshops 1, 2, and 3
    Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Class 5: Workshops 4, 5, and 6
    Friday, June 14, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

    Where:
    LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
    1155 Market Street, Floor 10
    San Francisco Ca, 94103

    Course Prerequisites:

    To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
    1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
    2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
    3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
    4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
    a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
    b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
    c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

    How To RSVP:

    To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction To Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, June 6.

    Museum of Craft and Design: MakeArt Accessible Morning (in-person)

    Museum of Craft and Design: MakeArt Accessible Morning (in-person)


    Jun 14

    Location: Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 Third Street (on the T SF Muni line)

    Join the Museum of Craft and Design for an exclusive look – and feel – of their current exhibits, “Indie Folk” and "Mr. Roboto"  Enjoy crafting with prompts and materials inspired by the exhibits, participate in discussions about select audio described works on display and touch art and artifacts from the exhibits. Bring a friend and enjoy a smaller museum space with a relaxed and supportive staff who are ready to help or talk about art.

    Ticket prices are between $0 and $5.

    Get tickets to the Museum of Craft and Design MakeArt Accessible Morning.

    Get more detailed information about happenings during the MakeArt Accessible Morning.

    After you purchase your tickets (or if you have questions), RSVP to Maia Scott at MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

    Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)

    Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


    Jun 14

    Attention to Sonoma County Residents who have low vision and are 65 or older.

    Interested in learning more about using Al apps on your iPhone or Android?

    The Earle Baum Center is offering a free phone stand and two hours of training on how to use the Seeing Al App on iPhone and Android.

    Cathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

      • Read mail
      • Read a bill
      • Read a letter on your own without someone else knowing your business
      • Identify what you have in the pantry (is the can beans or dog food?
      • Identify what currency you are handing a cashierCathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

    What you need: Bring your phone and materials you want to be able to read and that you currently rely on others to read for you such as mail, a can of food etc.

    Where: Earle Baum Center  at 4539 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    When: Fridays from 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Room 3.

    Prerequisites:

    • Have Seeing Al app downloaded on iPhone or Android.
    • Know how to use Siri and have it set up for iPhone users.
    • Have not received a phone stand from Earle Baum Center.

    RSVP: To Cathy Mulhern at 707-206-8486 by calling Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Little Learners Family Camp (in-person)

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Little Learners Family Camp (in-person)

    (All day)
    Jun 14 Jun 16

    LightHouse Little Learners camp is for Little Learner students and former students who are 2.5 through 6 years old and their families.  Families will have the opportunity to connect with other Little Learner families while exploring outdoors, learning through play, sensory fun, and whole-family activities for all abilities. Due to demand, priority is given to first-time Little Learner campers.  Families who are not eligible for Little Learner camp, or who have already attended twice, are encouraged to register for EHC Family Camps, which are open to all ages.

    If you are interested in Little Learners Family Camp, please fill out the Little Learners Family Camp RSVP form. Once it’s reviewed, if you are determined eligible, you will be sent the full Little Learners session application.

    If you are having questions, please email please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org.

    California Council of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)

    California Council of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)


    Jun 15

    The San Francisco Chapter of the California Council of the Blind meets via Zoom on the third Saturday of the month at 10:30 am. All are welcome. Contact Frank Welte by phone at 510-541-1442 or by email at Frank.A.Welte@gmail.com.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Little Learners Family Camp (in-person)

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Little Learners Family Camp (in-person)

    (All day)
    Jun 14 Jun 16

    LightHouse Little Learners camp is for Little Learner students and former students who are 2.5 through 6 years old and their families.  Families will have the opportunity to connect with other Little Learner families while exploring outdoors, learning through play, sensory fun, and whole-family activities for all abilities. Due to demand, priority is given to first-time Little Learner campers.  Families who are not eligible for Little Learner camp, or who have already attended twice, are encouraged to register for EHC Family Camps, which are open to all ages.

    If you are interested in Little Learners Family Camp, please fill out the Little Learners Family Camp RSVP form. Once it’s reviewed, if you are determined eligible, you will be sent the full Little Learners session application.

    If you are having questions, please email please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)


    Jun 17

    What does it mean to be blind or low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, leads this call-in forum to discuss the day-to-day ins and outs of blindness—from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies.

    RSVP for The Business of Blindness online or to Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

  • The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 18

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

  • Juneteenth Holiday (LightHouse closed)

    Juneteenth Holiday (LightHouse closed)

    (All day)
    Jun 19

    Goalball with BORP (in-person)

    Goalball with BORP (in-person)


    Jun 19

    Bay Are Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) Goalball Practice is a fun way to get exercise and meet new people. The practice is designed for beginners and experienced players. If you do not have your own equipment, we can provide you with both elbow and knee pads and eyeshades.

    When: Wednesdays, from 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Where: The gym is located at 2100 Browning St. Berkeley

    For more details, please contact Brandon Young brandon@borp.org

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

  • The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 20

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

    Adaptive Yoga With Nancy Yates at the San Francisco Public Library (in-person)

    Adaptive Yoga With Nancy Yates at the San Francisco Public Library (in-person)


    Jun 20

    The Talking Books and Braille Center (TBBC), is located at 100 Larkin Street on the second floor of the Main Branch of the San Francisco Public Library. TBBC is offering a series of five classes on May 16, June 20, and July 18.

    Adaptive yoga is a type of yoga that is inclusive of all body types and abilities. It is accessible to anyone, and various modifications are taught, allowing the poses to be adjusted to specific needs and abilities. Nancy Yates is offering a gentle yoga class, specifically designed for people with low vision or blindness of all age groups and experience levels. Nancy has been practicing yoga for 46 years and teaching since 1996. She has introduced Adaptive Yoga to the SF LightHouse, TBBC, SFVAMC, and other organizations.  The class will move slowly and mindfully to calm the nervous system, stretch the body and build strength and stability. Please bring a blanket if you have one, as it can get chilly.

    Yoga mats will be provided for each class, but space is limited, so please call 415-557-4253 to register.

  • Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)

    Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


    Jun 21

    Attention to Sonoma County Residents who have low vision and are 65 or older.

    Interested in learning more about using Al apps on your iPhone or Android?

    The Earle Baum Center is offering a free phone stand and two hours of training on how to use the Seeing Al App on iPhone and Android.

    Cathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

      • Read mail
      • Read a bill
      • Read a letter on your own without someone else knowing your business
      • Identify what you have in the pantry (is the can beans or dog food?
      • Identify what currency you are handing a cashierCathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

    What you need: Bring your phone and materials you want to be able to read and that you currently rely on others to read for you such as mail, a can of food etc.

    Where: Earle Baum Center  at 4539 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    When: Fridays from 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Room 3.

    Prerequisites:

    • Have Seeing Al app downloaded on iPhone or Android.
    • Know how to use Siri and have it set up for iPhone users.
    • Have not received a phone stand from Earle Baum Center.

    RSVP: To Cathy Mulhern at 707-206-8486 by calling Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

    30% and Growing (in-person)

    30% and Growing (in-person)


    Jun 21

    Where: Fieldwork Brewing, 1160 6th Street, Berkeley, 94710

    The 30% and Growing crowd heads across the Bay Bridge and into West Berkeley this month, and will be gathering at Fieldwork Brewing.

    You can get to Fieldwork by catching the 72 bus outside of the El Cerrito Plaza Station and getting off at Harrison Street, or taking the 72R from one of the many BART stations it stops at and stopping at Gilman Street. If you would like to join us for part of the commute, we will be meeting folks outside the El Cerrito Plaza BART station at 5:20 PM, just let us know before the event! Hope to see you all there!

    Note: This restaurant is wheelchair accessible.

    RSVP: To Daisy Soto at DSoto@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7328

  • Community Drum Circle and Rain Stick Making (in-person)

    Community Drum Circle and Rain Stick Making (in-person)


    Jun 22

    Lighthouse San Francisco fitness room and craft room

    Circle up and make a joyous noise! Bring your favorite drum or sound-maker, and we will have others to loan. Everyone will have a chance to share out loud the rhythm of their heart and soul and invite the group to collaborate on creating a bold and bright soundscape forged by the wisdom of community.

    Following the drum circle, let’s take a break at noon for lunch (bring your own) as we ride the afterglow of drumming together and enjoy some gentle conversation. Then, let’s create rain sticks from tubes, chicken wire and found materials to create a softer, gentler sounding experience.

    Wear comfortable clothes and bring a lunch.

    At 2:30, you will leave the Lighthouse with a spring in your step and a rain stick in hand.

    RSVP to Maia Scott MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 24 Jun 29

    Designed for active adults 21 years and older who are blind or visually impaired, adult campers enjoy quintessential camp activities as well as nighttime programs such as dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show.

    RSVP for Adult Camp Session

    If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)


    Jun 24

    What does it mean to be blind or low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, leads this call-in forum to discuss the day-to-day ins and outs of blindness—from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies.

    RSVP for The Business of Blindness online or to Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 24 Jun 29

    Designed for active adults 21 years and older who are blind or visually impaired, adult campers enjoy quintessential camp activities as well as nighttime programs such as dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show.

    RSVP for Adult Camp Session

    If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 25

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 24 Jun 29

    Designed for active adults 21 years and older who are blind or visually impaired, adult campers enjoy quintessential camp activities as well as nighttime programs such as dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show.

    RSVP for Adult Camp Session

    If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 24 Jun 29

    Designed for active adults 21 years and older who are blind or visually impaired, adult campers enjoy quintessential camp activities as well as nighttime programs such as dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show.

    RSVP for Adult Camp Session

    If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)

    The Blind Telephone Network for Blind Veterans (dial-in)


    Jun 27

    Announcing the Blind Telephone Network 2024 program

    The Blind Telephone network, originally founded by blind veterans, now is pleased to welcome all blind and low vision folks to join in phone calls will be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

    Tuesdays programs are what we call chit chat and chew the fat. During these sessions, most topics are acceptable; however, we refrain from discussing politics and religion. Prayer requests are acceptable, but will not be done during the call. This is a time for socializing, and sharing our experiences with blindness, in order to help others develop independence and self-confidence.

    On Thursdays, we emphasize education, travel, technology, history, entertainment, and innovative role-models, etc.. These sessions will feature presenters on such topics as: Lewis and Clark's expedition, Mt. Rushmore, railroad history and the mob museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.We encourage suggestions for topics or locations from our participants.

    All sessions last for one (1) hour and start on time.

    The call in number is: 605-475-5620, and the access code is: 3789127#. If you plan to save these numbers in your contacts, I recommend inserting two (2) commas between the main number and the access code.

    Those wishing to receive an e-mail reminder for upcoming sessions or links provided by the presenter, should:

    Send an e-mail to Doc Eudaly at deteacha@sbcglobal.net. Please put your full name, phone number, and email address in the body of your e-mail.

    Calls for 2024 will begin on Tuesday, January 9.

    For Thursday, January 11, our initial program will be on the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  We hope to hear you on these free telephone calls, where you can both learn and contribute

    On behalf of the founding members,

    Douglas “Doc” Eudaly, PH,D

    1-559-999-2625

     

    LightHouse Day (in person)

    LightHouse Day (in person)


    Jun 27

    In June 2023, the City of San Francisco honored LightHouse with a Proclamation for our commitment to promoting independence, equity, and employment to the blind and low vision community.

    This year we are continuing the tradition by honoring another LightHouse enterprise, LightHouse ECO, with a LightHouse Day Declaration by the City of Alameda and reception to follow.

    Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024
    Time: 2:00 to 4:00 PM
    Location: The Siirkin Center, 2175 North Loop Rd., Alameda, CA 94502

    To RSVP to LightHouse Day, complete this form

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 24 Jun 29

    Designed for active adults 21 years and older who are blind or visually impaired, adult campers enjoy quintessential camp activities as well as nighttime programs such as dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show.

    RSVP for Adult Camp Session

    If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

    Picnic at Earle Baum Center (in-person)

    Picnic at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


    Jun 28

    The Earle Baum Center is expecting an exciting summer picnic season.

    When: The last Friday of each month: June 28, July 26, August 30 and September 27, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    What: The first picnic June 28th is sponsored by a family friend of past client Elizabeth Cooley. The menu is catered bbq ribs, chicken and portobello mushrooms, baked beans, potato salad, cornbread and ice cream for dessert.
    How: To sponsor a picnic with your financial support and help plan the menu, Contact: Patricia at 707-523-3222.
    RSVP by June 21 for the June 28 picnic by calling 707-523-3222.

    To volunteer: Volunteer requirements include the “ability to identify and respond to proper food handling safety guidelines related to the activity.” For more info, contact Patricia at 707-523-3222.

    In order to accommodate everyone, the picnic attendance is by invitation only. This picnic is open to EBC/LightHouse students/clients, family and support, agency volunteers, donors and employees.

    RSVP dates for all picnics

    RSVPs for each picnic is due one week before the picnic.

    For the June 28 picnic: RSVP by June 21
    For the July 26 picnic: RSPVP by July 19
    For the August 30 picnic: RSVP by August 23
    For the September 27 picnic: RSVP by September 20

    RSVP by calling 707-523-3222

    Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)

    Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


    Jun 28

    Attention to Sonoma County Residents who have low vision and are 65 or older.

    Interested in learning more about using Al apps on your iPhone or Android?

    The Earle Baum Center is offering a free phone stand and two hours of training on how to use the Seeing Al App on iPhone and Android.

    Cathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

      • Read mail
      • Read a bill
      • Read a letter on your own without someone else knowing your business
      • Identify what you have in the pantry (is the can beans or dog food?
      • Identify what currency you are handing a cashierCathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

    What you need: Bring your phone and materials you want to be able to read and that you currently rely on others to read for you such as mail, a can of food etc.

    Where: Earle Baum Center  at 4539 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    When: Fridays from 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Room 3.

    Prerequisites:

    • Have Seeing Al app downloaded on iPhone or Android.
    • Know how to use Siri and have it set up for iPhone users.
    • Have not received a phone stand from Earle Baum Center.

    RSVP: To Cathy Mulhern at 707-206-8486 by calling Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

  • Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    Enchanted Hills Camp - Adult Camp Session (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

    (All day)
    Jun 24 Jun 29

    Designed for active adults 21 years and older who are blind or visually impaired, adult campers enjoy quintessential camp activities as well as nighttime programs such as dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show.

    RSVP for Adult Camp Session

    If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

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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