Calendar

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

Events in May 2024

  • EHC Virtual Campfire with Guest Bob Wilson (online)

    EHC Virtual Campfire with Guest Bob Wilson (online)


    May 1

    Singer, guitarist Bob Wilson from Pleasant Hill, CA will share stories of attending Enchanted Hills in the 1950's including the very first summer camp opened in 1950. Bob also had the opportunity to attend camping programs with Rose Resnick and Nina Brandt before Enchanted Hills Camp was opened. Please join us for this exciting evening of residential camping history.

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

  • Tecnologia para Todos (online)

    Tecnologia para Todos (online)


    May 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 to Fernando Macias at FMacias@lighthouse-sf.org or 1-415-694-7670.

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

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


    May 3

    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.

  • Tech Together: May 2024 (online)

    Tech Together: May 2024 (online)


    May 7

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

    May 7: What Is Digital Accessibility?
    Join the Access Technology team for an introduction to the concepts, principles, and best practices of digital accessibility.
    RSVP online for What Is Digital Accessibility, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    May 14: Accessibility Advocacy for Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    Did you know this Thursday is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? We’ll talk about how this day is observed, and discuss how to advocate for our digital accessibility needs.
    RSVP online Accessibility Advocacy for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    May 21: Updates From Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    Another Global Accessibility Awareness Day has come and gone. Join the Access Technology team and we’ll discuss updates in the digital accessibility space.
    RVSP online for Updates From Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    LightHouse Youth Listen and Lounge (online)

    LightHouse Youth Listen and Lounge (online)


    May 7

    Are you a teen or young adult who is blind, visually impaired, or low vision? Are you searching for an enjoyable and meaningful way to connect with peers who share your experiences? Look no further! Join The LightHouse Youth Program for our monthly social gathering over Zoom, where blind and low vision youth come together for an unforgettable evening of connection and camaraderie.

    Each month, we curate an exciting lineup of virtual activities, including games, trivia challenges, karaoke sessions, and more! But our gatherings are about more than just having fun; they're about fostering genuine connections within the blind and low vision community. Additionally, our events may feature special guest mentors or presenters who offer valuable insights and experiences, enriching our discussions and supporting personal growth.

    Most importantly, it's an opportunity for youth to connect with other blind and low vision individuals who understand their journey. Whether you are a trivia aficionado, a karaoke enthusiast, or simply eager to meet new friends, our monthly gatherings offer something for everyone.

    Mark your calendars for the First Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm, and RSVP with the LightHouse Youth team by emailing Youth@lighthouse-sf.org. Join us as we come together to laugh, learn, and forge lasting connections. Your seat at the virtual table awaits – we can't wait to meet you!

    Who: Blind and Low Vision Teens and Young Adults
    What: Monthly social gathering over Zoom where blind and low vision youth connect over games, trivia, karaoke, and other virtual activities, fostering lasting connections in the blind and low vision community
    When: First Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm (May 7th, June 4th, July, 2th, August 6th)
    Where: Anywhere you can access a zoom meeting
    RSVP: through our online RSVP form or by emailing the Youth Team at Youth@lighthouse-sf.org.

    If you're interested in our Listen and Lounge series, have questions about our Youth Programs, or would like to sign up for LightHouse services, please don't hesitate to reach out to our youth team at Youth@lighthouse-sf.org.

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

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


    May 10

    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.

  • Tech Together: May 2024 (online)

    Tech Together: May 2024 (online)


    May 14

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

    May 7: What Is Digital Accessibility?
    Join the Access Technology team for an introduction to the concepts, principles, and best practices of digital accessibility.
    RSVP online for What Is Digital Accessibility, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    May 14: Accessibility Advocacy for Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    Did you know this Thursday is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? We’ll talk about how this day is observed, and discuss how to advocate for our digital accessibility needs.
    RSVP online Accessibility Advocacy for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    May 21: Updates From Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    Another Global Accessibility Awareness Day has come and gone. Join the Access Technology team and we’ll discuss updates in the digital accessibility space.
    RVSP online for Updates From Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

  • Tecnologia para Todos (online)

    Tecnologia para Todos (online)


    May 16

    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 to Fernando Macias at FMacias@lighthouse-sf.org or 1-415-694-7670.

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

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


    May 17

    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.

  • Tech Together: May 2024 (online)

    Tech Together: May 2024 (online)


    May 21

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

    May 7: What Is Digital Accessibility?
    Join the Access Technology team for an introduction to the concepts, principles, and best practices of digital accessibility.
    RSVP online for What Is Digital Accessibility, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    May 14: Accessibility Advocacy for Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    Did you know this Thursday is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? We’ll talk about how this day is observed, and discuss how to advocate for our digital accessibility needs.
    RSVP online Accessibility Advocacy for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

    May 21: Updates From Global Accessibility Awareness Day
    Another Global Accessibility Awareness Day has come and gone. Join the Access Technology team and we’ll discuss updates in the digital accessibility space.
    RVSP online for Updates From Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

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

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


    May 24

    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.

  • Memorial Day Holiday (LightHouse closed)

    Memorial Day Holiday (LightHouse closed)

    (All day)
    May 27

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