Calendar

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

Events in June 2024

  • 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.

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Jun 6

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Jun 13

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • 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.

    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.

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Jun 20

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • 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.

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Jun 27

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • 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.

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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