Calendar

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

Events in October 2023

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Oct 1
Oct 2
Oct 3(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tech Together: October 2023 (online)


Oct 3

Join the Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times.

October 3: Open Forum
Do you have a favorite tech tip or trick to share? Do you have questions about your tech setup? Do you have ideas about future Tech Together events? Join the Access Technology team for a fun and freeform discussion where we can all nerd out and learn about tech, together.

RSVP online for Open Forum or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 10: Let's Label It
From the file cabinet to the kitchen pantry, from low-tech to high-tech, join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss ways you can label anything and everything in your life.

RSVP online for Let’s Label It or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 17: Be My AI
Be My Eyes is a volunteer-powered visual recognition app that can enhance independence in all areas of life. Recently, Be My Eyes has rolled out a new image recognition tool powered by generative AI. Join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss the ups, downs, and interesting intricacies of this new and exciting feature.

RSVP online for Be My AI or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 24: Accessible Emergency Preparedness
The LightHouse Access Technology team is honored and delighted to welcome Sheela Gunn-Cushman of the Center for Independent Living as a guest presenter for Tech Together! Sheela, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for CIL, will be joining us to discuss safety planning and emergency preparedness resources and strategies through the lens of accessibility.

RSVP online for Accessible Emergency Preparedness or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 31: Troubleshooting Tech Terror
This October, Tech Together Tuesday falls on the spookiest day of the year. What better time to discuss troubleshooting strategies for when your devices do the unexpected? Join the Access Technology team for tips and strategies for turning technical nightmares into setups that work like a dream. Also, come ready to share funny stories about experiences with tech gone weird!

RSVP online for Troubleshooting Tech Terror or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

Oct 4(1 event)

7:00 pm: EHC Virtual Campfire (online)


Oct 4

These fun-filled evenings will consist of Enchanted Hills Camp updates, songs, alumni check-ins and LightHouse information and resources. All are welcome to join.

RSVP to Andrew Martinez at AMartinez@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7642.

 

Oct 5(2 events)

2:00 pm: Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding (online)


Oct 5

Take your travel to the next level with Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding. Join Kacie Cappello and Fernando Macias from the Access Technology department, and Orientation & Mobility Specialists extraordinaire, Jennifer Huey and Jenna Whitelaw, to explore the tools and techniques for navigating safely and confidently through our opening, changing world.

We’ll discuss how native iPhone functionality like Siri and the Compass app can help you orient to your surroundings. You will learn route-planning strategies using Apple Maps and Google Maps, and how to get public transportation information from apps like Moovit and LiveBart. You will hear accessible apps like BlindSquare in action and try features out for yourself.

Whether you’re rediscovering your favorite coffeeshop, or preparing for your next great adventure, you’ll be ready to boldly go where you’ve always wanted to go!

This class runs Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 and November 2 & 9, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

RSVP by October 2 to AT@lighthouse-sf.org
or 415-431-1481.

2:00 pm: Tecnologia para Todos (en línea)/Technology for All (online)


Oct 5

Join the LightHouse’s monthly access Technology Spanish meeting. Tecnología para todos is a space where users share their knowledge and experience. Each month, we talk about services, applications and devices available for blind and low vision users.

This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone.

Zoom meeting details will be provided when you rsvp by email to: JColon@lighthouse-sf.org or by calling 415-694-7323.

Oct 6
Oct 7
Oct 8
Oct 9
Oct 10(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tech Together: October 2023 (online)


Oct 10

Join the Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times.

October 3: Open Forum
Do you have a favorite tech tip or trick to share? Do you have questions about your tech setup? Do you have ideas about future Tech Together events? Join the Access Technology team for a fun and freeform discussion where we can all nerd out and learn about tech, together.

RSVP online for Open Forum or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 10: Let's Label It
From the file cabinet to the kitchen pantry, from low-tech to high-tech, join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss ways you can label anything and everything in your life.

RSVP online for Let’s Label It or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 17: Be My AI
Be My Eyes is a volunteer-powered visual recognition app that can enhance independence in all areas of life. Recently, Be My Eyes has rolled out a new image recognition tool powered by generative AI. Join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss the ups, downs, and interesting intricacies of this new and exciting feature.

RSVP online for Be My AI or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 24: Accessible Emergency Preparedness
The LightHouse Access Technology team is honored and delighted to welcome Sheela Gunn-Cushman of the Center for Independent Living as a guest presenter for Tech Together! Sheela, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for CIL, will be joining us to discuss safety planning and emergency preparedness resources and strategies through the lens of accessibility.

RSVP online for Accessible Emergency Preparedness or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 31: Troubleshooting Tech Terror
This October, Tech Together Tuesday falls on the spookiest day of the year. What better time to discuss troubleshooting strategies for when your devices do the unexpected? Join the Access Technology team for tips and strategies for turning technical nightmares into setups that work like a dream. Also, come ready to share funny stories about experiences with tech gone weird!

RSVP online for Troubleshooting Tech Terror or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

Oct 11
Oct 12(1 event)

2:00 pm: Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding (online)


Oct 12

Take your travel to the next level with Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding. Join Kacie Cappello and Fernando Macias from the Access Technology department, and Orientation & Mobility Specialists extraordinaire, Jennifer Huey and Jenna Whitelaw, to explore the tools and techniques for navigating safely and confidently through our opening, changing world.

We’ll discuss how native iPhone functionality like Siri and the Compass app can help you orient to your surroundings. You will learn route-planning strategies using Apple Maps and Google Maps, and how to get public transportation information from apps like Moovit and LiveBart. You will hear accessible apps like BlindSquare in action and try features out for yourself.

Whether you’re rediscovering your favorite coffeeshop, or preparing for your next great adventure, you’ll be ready to boldly go where you’ve always wanted to go!

This class runs Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 and November 2 & 9, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

RSVP by October 2 to AT@lighthouse-sf.org
or 415-431-1481.

Oct 13
Oct 14
Oct 15
Oct 16
Oct 17(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tech Together: October 2023 (online)


Oct 17

Join the Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times.

October 3: Open Forum
Do you have a favorite tech tip or trick to share? Do you have questions about your tech setup? Do you have ideas about future Tech Together events? Join the Access Technology team for a fun and freeform discussion where we can all nerd out and learn about tech, together.

RSVP online for Open Forum or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 10: Let's Label It
From the file cabinet to the kitchen pantry, from low-tech to high-tech, join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss ways you can label anything and everything in your life.

RSVP online for Let’s Label It or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 17: Be My AI
Be My Eyes is a volunteer-powered visual recognition app that can enhance independence in all areas of life. Recently, Be My Eyes has rolled out a new image recognition tool powered by generative AI. Join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss the ups, downs, and interesting intricacies of this new and exciting feature.

RSVP online for Be My AI or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 24: Accessible Emergency Preparedness
The LightHouse Access Technology team is honored and delighted to welcome Sheela Gunn-Cushman of the Center for Independent Living as a guest presenter for Tech Together! Sheela, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for CIL, will be joining us to discuss safety planning and emergency preparedness resources and strategies through the lens of accessibility.

RSVP online for Accessible Emergency Preparedness or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 31: Troubleshooting Tech Terror
This October, Tech Together Tuesday falls on the spookiest day of the year. What better time to discuss troubleshooting strategies for when your devices do the unexpected? Join the Access Technology team for tips and strategies for turning technical nightmares into setups that work like a dream. Also, come ready to share funny stories about experiences with tech gone weird!

RSVP online for Troubleshooting Tech Terror or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

Oct 18
Oct 19(2 events)

2:00 pm: Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding (online)


Oct 19

Take your travel to the next level with Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding. Join Kacie Cappello and Fernando Macias from the Access Technology department, and Orientation & Mobility Specialists extraordinaire, Jennifer Huey and Jenna Whitelaw, to explore the tools and techniques for navigating safely and confidently through our opening, changing world.

We’ll discuss how native iPhone functionality like Siri and the Compass app can help you orient to your surroundings. You will learn route-planning strategies using Apple Maps and Google Maps, and how to get public transportation information from apps like Moovit and LiveBart. You will hear accessible apps like BlindSquare in action and try features out for yourself.

Whether you’re rediscovering your favorite coffeeshop, or preparing for your next great adventure, you’ll be ready to boldly go where you’ve always wanted to go!

This class runs Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 and November 2 & 9, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

RSVP by October 2 to AT@lighthouse-sf.org
or 415-431-1481.

2:00 pm: Tecnologia para Todos (en línea)/Technology for All (online)


Oct 19

Join the LightHouse’s monthly access Technology Spanish meeting. Tecnología para todos is a space where users share their knowledge and experience. Each month, we talk about services, applications and devices available for blind and low vision users.

This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone.

Zoom meeting details will be provided when you rsvp by email to: JColon@lighthouse-sf.org or by calling 415-694-7323.

Oct 20
Oct 21
Oct 22
Oct 23
Oct 24(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tech Together: October 2023 (online)


Oct 24

Join the Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times.

October 3: Open Forum
Do you have a favorite tech tip or trick to share? Do you have questions about your tech setup? Do you have ideas about future Tech Together events? Join the Access Technology team for a fun and freeform discussion where we can all nerd out and learn about tech, together.

RSVP online for Open Forum or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 10: Let's Label It
From the file cabinet to the kitchen pantry, from low-tech to high-tech, join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss ways you can label anything and everything in your life.

RSVP online for Let’s Label It or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 17: Be My AI
Be My Eyes is a volunteer-powered visual recognition app that can enhance independence in all areas of life. Recently, Be My Eyes has rolled out a new image recognition tool powered by generative AI. Join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss the ups, downs, and interesting intricacies of this new and exciting feature.

RSVP online for Be My AI or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 24: Accessible Emergency Preparedness
The LightHouse Access Technology team is honored and delighted to welcome Sheela Gunn-Cushman of the Center for Independent Living as a guest presenter for Tech Together! Sheela, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for CIL, will be joining us to discuss safety planning and emergency preparedness resources and strategies through the lens of accessibility.

RSVP online for Accessible Emergency Preparedness or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 31: Troubleshooting Tech Terror
This October, Tech Together Tuesday falls on the spookiest day of the year. What better time to discuss troubleshooting strategies for when your devices do the unexpected? Join the Access Technology team for tips and strategies for turning technical nightmares into setups that work like a dream. Also, come ready to share funny stories about experiences with tech gone weird!

RSVP online for Troubleshooting Tech Terror or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

Oct 25
Oct 26(1 event)

2:00 pm: Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding (online)


Oct 26

Take your travel to the next level with Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding. Join Kacie Cappello and Fernando Macias from the Access Technology department, and Orientation & Mobility Specialists extraordinaire, Jennifer Huey and Jenna Whitelaw, to explore the tools and techniques for navigating safely and confidently through our opening, changing world.

We’ll discuss how native iPhone functionality like Siri and the Compass app can help you orient to your surroundings. You will learn route-planning strategies using Apple Maps and Google Maps, and how to get public transportation information from apps like Moovit and LiveBart. You will hear accessible apps like BlindSquare in action and try features out for yourself.

Whether you’re rediscovering your favorite coffeeshop, or preparing for your next great adventure, you’ll be ready to boldly go where you’ve always wanted to go!

This class runs Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 and November 2 & 9, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

RSVP by October 2 to AT@lighthouse-sf.org
or 415-431-1481.

Oct 27
Oct 28
Oct 29
Oct 30
Oct 31(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tech Together: October 2023 (online)


Oct 31

Join the Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times.

October 3: Open Forum
Do you have a favorite tech tip or trick to share? Do you have questions about your tech setup? Do you have ideas about future Tech Together events? Join the Access Technology team for a fun and freeform discussion where we can all nerd out and learn about tech, together.

RSVP online for Open Forum or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 10: Let's Label It
From the file cabinet to the kitchen pantry, from low-tech to high-tech, join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss ways you can label anything and everything in your life.

RSVP online for Let’s Label It or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 17: Be My AI
Be My Eyes is a volunteer-powered visual recognition app that can enhance independence in all areas of life. Recently, Be My Eyes has rolled out a new image recognition tool powered by generative AI. Join the Access Technology team and we'll discuss the ups, downs, and interesting intricacies of this new and exciting feature.

RSVP online for Be My AI or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 24: Accessible Emergency Preparedness
The LightHouse Access Technology team is honored and delighted to welcome Sheela Gunn-Cushman of the Center for Independent Living as a guest presenter for Tech Together! Sheela, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for CIL, will be joining us to discuss safety planning and emergency preparedness resources and strategies through the lens of accessibility.

RSVP online for Accessible Emergency Preparedness or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

October 31: Troubleshooting Tech Terror
This October, Tech Together Tuesday falls on the spookiest day of the year. What better time to discuss troubleshooting strategies for when your devices do the unexpected? Join the Access Technology team for tips and strategies for turning technical nightmares into setups that work like a dream. Also, come ready to share funny stories about experiences with tech gone weird!

RSVP online for Troubleshooting Tech Terror or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684

Nov 1(1 event)

7:00 pm: EHC Virtual Campfire (online)


Nov 1

These fun-filled evenings will consist of Enchanted Hills Camp updates, songs, alumni check-ins and LightHouse information and resources. All are welcome to join.

RSVP to Andrew Martinez at AMartinez@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7642.

 

Nov 2(2 events)

2:00 pm: Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding (online)


Nov 2

Take your travel to the next level with Introduction to Accessible Wayfinding. Join Kacie Cappello and Fernando Macias from the Access Technology department, and Orientation & Mobility Specialists extraordinaire, Jennifer Huey and Jenna Whitelaw, to explore the tools and techniques for navigating safely and confidently through our opening, changing world.

We’ll discuss how native iPhone functionality like Siri and the Compass app can help you orient to your surroundings. You will learn route-planning strategies using Apple Maps and Google Maps, and how to get public transportation information from apps like Moovit and LiveBart. You will hear accessible apps like BlindSquare in action and try features out for yourself.

Whether you’re rediscovering your favorite coffeeshop, or preparing for your next great adventure, you’ll be ready to boldly go where you’ve always wanted to go!

This class runs Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 and November 2 & 9, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

RSVP by October 2 to AT@lighthouse-sf.org
or 415-431-1481.

2:00 pm: Tecnologia para Todos: November 2023 (online)


Nov 2

Join the LightHouse’s monthly access Technology Spanish meeting. Tecnología para todos is a space where users share their knowledge and experience. Each month, we talk about services, applications and devices available for blind and low vision users.

This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone.

Zoom meeting details will be provided when you rsvp by email to: JColon@lighthouse-sf.org or by calling 415-694-7323.

Nov 3
Nov 4

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