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

Events in January 2023

  • Hands-On With Two New accessible Phones in 2023 (in-person)

    Hands-On With Two New accessible Phones in 2023 (in-person)

    Jan 24

    This is an in-depth look at the RealSam Pocket and the BlindShell Classic 2, two uniquely different mobile phone offerings designed for those who are blind or have low vision. Bari Azmann and his team from BlindShell USA, and Anat Nulman of will present their devices, answer questions, and offer those interested, a chance to try both devices first hand to see if they might be an appropriate fit. Packed with apps and gaining new features all the time, BlindShell Classic 2 is a phone containing buttons with spoken feedback.RealSAM Pocket, on the other hand, is a phone operated exclusively by voice. It really is as easy as touch and talk. Join us as we dive in and learn about what’s new with these devices in 2023.

    RSVP to Raquel Gomez at call 415-694-7339.

  • 30% & Growing (In person)

    30% & Growing (In person)

    Jan 27

    Join us as we go back into the community for good drinks, conversations, and reconnecting with good friends. 30% & Growing is a great place to gather after a long day to converse with other people who are blind or have ow vision in different stages of their career.

    We will be gathering at Drake's Dealership, a brewery in Oakland, on Friday, January 27, at 6:00 PM. You can find Drake’s Dealership just a few blocks away from 19th Street BART Station. For those interested, we will be meeting at 19th Street BART and walking over as a group.

    To RSVP, contact Andrew Martinez at

The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling 415-694-7325. For more information about visiting the Adaptations Store, head to our shop page.

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