Calendar

Events in July 2022

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Jun 26(1 event)

9:00 am: San Francisco Pride Parade 2022 (in-person)


Jun 26

We are honored to extend an invitation to all LGBTQ+ community members, their families, friends, and allies, as we march in the 52nd annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2022! We will proudly commemorate LGBTQ+ heritage, as well as raise awareness for the needs of LGBTQ+ people with disabilities.
Registration will be required for all participants, whether they want to walk the parade route or watch from our LightHouse Headquarters at 1155 Market Street. We will host a live stream of the parade, complete with audio-description. When our contingency arrives, we will commence the Pride After-Party, offering light snacks and refreshments. This is a celebration not to be missed!

If you need more information about the San Francisco Pride 2022 event, please contact Sheri Albers, Community Outreach Coordinator, at salbers@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7331.

For the Registration Form to join LightHouse for Pride, click here.

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Jul 12(1 event)

6:00 pm: National Federation of the Blind: San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)


Jul 12

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 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Virtual Happy (Half) Hour
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Chapter Meeting

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

Jul 13(1 event)

1:00 pm: G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


Jul 13

G-Vibes are Gratitude Visually Impaired Blind Energizing Sessions. Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gather online and share what you feel grateful for in a safe and welcoming space and 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.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at SBolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

Jul 14(1 event)

3:00 pm: All Inclusive Asian Art Museum Experience (in-person)


Jul 14

Join LightHouse to visit San Francisco Asian Art Museum's latest exhibit: Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision. We invite to experience Villa's “spectacular, visually magical worlds of feathers and photographs, capes and masks, bones and tattoos” (asianart.org). Our group will have an audio described tour of the exhibit followed by some interdisciplinary art making and poetry exploration inspired by Villa's work. After that, stay around for some light refreshment and a cello performance by Theresa Wong, who will create soundscapes inspired by the exhibit. This magical multidisciplinary is Free thanks to the Community Access Fund.

Can join us during this time? Any LightHouse staff or student may mention their affiliation to the LightHouse to receive free admission at any time space is available. The Asian Art Museum is located at 200 Larkin, across from the main branch of the public library. Meet us there or walk over with other students and volunteers from our 1155 Market headquarters.

RSVP no later than July 12 to Maia Scott at MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

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Jul 16(1 event)

6:00 pm: Audio Described Contemporary Ballet: SKETCH 12 Dear Diary (in-person)


Jul 16

Lighthouse students and staff have been offered FREE TICKETS to new contemporary ballet works with a pre-performance haptic experience, seating close to the stage and audio description during the show. Amy Seiwert's Imagery, a contemporary ballet company presents SKETCH 12: Dear Diary Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 7:30 pm | Haptic Access Tour prior to show at 6:00 pm. Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center for the Arts. SKETCH 12: Dear Diary presents three innovative new dance works exploring the bittersweet complexity of nostalgia. During a highly collaborative 5-week laboratory, choreographers Amy Seiwert, Natasha Adorlee, and Joshua L. Peugh created new ballet-based work while participating in a “crit group,” a creative feedback process rare in ballet settings. The result is three bold new works that welcome the choreographers, dance artists to take risks, shed old habits, and consider new perspectives. Live audio descriptions and haptic access tours will be provided by Gravity Access Services.

RSVP: By June 30 to Maia Scott at MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608. You may have up to two tickets and please let Maia know if you want an audio description headset.

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Jul 20(1 event)

1:00 pm: G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


Jul 20

G-Vibes are Gratitude Visually Impaired Blind Energizing Sessions. Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gather online and share what you feel grateful for in a safe and welcoming space and 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.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at SBolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

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Jul 27(3 events)

11:00 am: Elks Summer Bingo Picnic (in-person)


Jul 27

It’s time once again for barbeque and bingo in the park, thanks to our friends and partners at the Elks Lodge of San Francisco. Join us at beautiful Junipero Serra Park in San Bruno from the Willow Shelter picnic site. Transportation will be provided from the San Francisco LightHouse location at 1155 Market Street. Space is limited. 

RSVP no later than July 25 to Maia Scott at MScott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

1:00 pm: G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


Jul 27

G-Vibes are Gratitude Visually Impaired Blind Energizing Sessions. Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gather online and share what you feel grateful for in a safe and welcoming space and 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.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at SBolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

2:00 pm: Meet You At The House (online)


Jul 27

Pull up a comfy chair and join Community Outreach Specialist Sheri Albers in the LightHouse virtual living room to talk about all things LightHouse! Have you been experiencing changes in your vision that have been affecting your daily life, but did not know who to talk to? LightHouse in San Francisco may have the solutions you have been looking for. This is a safe place to bring the questions that you have been wanting to ask. As always, Raqi from the Adaptations Store will be on hand to let us know what is new in the world of low vision and blindness products.

To RSVP, contact Sheri Albers at 415-694-7331, or email salbers@lighthouse-sf.org.

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Aug 1(1 event)

1:00 pm: Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)


Aug 1

Do you want a voice in our programming? Join us as we plan and discuss Adult Programs’ upcoming events.

New to this group? Please send your RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607 for the Zoom link.

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Aug 3(1 event)

1:00 pm: G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


Aug 3

G-Vibes are Gratitude Visually Impaired Blind Energizing Sessions. Gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gather online and share what you feel grateful for in a safe and welcoming space and 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.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at SBolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

Aug 4(2 events)

11:00 am: Sound Mind Body (in-person)


Aug 4

Celebrate your body, open your mind and free your spirit in a body-positive dance and movement class dedicated to all that moves us. We will develop a moving meditation practice, affirm our truths through exploratory warm-up processes, generate movement and soundscapes through structured improvisation with props and learn many things from each other's body wisdom and movement sensibilities. All are welcome. No experience necessary. Dress comfortably and be ready to move.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact Maia at Mscott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

1:00 pm: Create in Community (in-person)


Aug 4

Get your creative juices flowing every Thursday afternoon as the Craft Room reopens in person for us to explore a variety of different arts media and prompts that will change each month. Loose your curiosity and sense of play in a supportive space where you are welcome to experiment with the current projects or bring your own craft to work on alongside friends. No experience is necessary. Wear or bring something you don't mind getting dirty.

THIS MONTH: We will delve into the wonders of paper sculpture, focusing on creating dimensional paintings and vessels out of paper mulch and other paper sculpting tools and techniques. .

If you have any questions, please contact Maia at Mscott@gighthouse-sf.org.

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Aug 6

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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