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Events in August 2022

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)


    Aug 1

    What does it really mean to be a person who is blind or has low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, will lead this call-in forum to discuss the many day-to-day ins and outs of blindness, from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies. There's always a lively crowd sharing their own experiences, so make a cup of coffee (or tea), sit in your favorite chair, and call in to chat about the business of blindness.

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

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    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.

  • G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    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.

  • Create in Community (in-person)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    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.

    Tecnología para Todos (en línea)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Tecnología para Todos (en línea)


    Aug 4

    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.

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)


    Aug 8

    What does it really mean to be a person who is blind or has low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, will lead this call-in forum to discuss the many day-to-day ins and outs of blindness, from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies. There's always a lively crowd sharing their own experiences, so make a cup of coffee (or tea), sit in your favorite chair, and call in to chat about the business of blindness.

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

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)


    Aug 8

    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.

  • Audium - Immersive Sound Experience (in-person)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Audium - Immersive Sound Experience (in-person)


    Aug 9

    LightHouse students and staff are invited to a free private showing that will include an introduction to Audium, a descriptive tour of the art in the lobby, a forty-five-minute immersive exploration of San Francisco's soundscapes in a totally dark theater and finishing with a chance to speak with Audium originator's son who is offering us this fabulous opportunity. The performance will start promptly at 2:00, please arrive early.

    If you would like to learn more about Audium, check out their website. Audium is located at 1616 Bush Street near the corner of Franklin, a block away from Van Ness. (Restrooms are not wheelchair accessible.)

    To RSVP please contact Maia at Mscott@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7608. Please RSVP by August 6.

  • G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


    Aug 10

    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.

  • Create in Community (in-person)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Create in Community (in-person)


    Aug 11

    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.

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)


    Aug 15

    What does it really mean to be a person who is blind or has low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, will lead this call-in forum to discuss the many day-to-day ins and outs of blindness, from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies. There's always a lively crowd sharing their own experiences, so make a cup of coffee (or tea), sit in your favorite chair, and call in to chat about the business of blindness.

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

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)


    Aug 15

    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.

  • G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


    Aug 17

    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.

  • Create in Community (in-person)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Create in Community (in-person)


    Aug 18

    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.

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Haptic Tour

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Haptic Tour


    Aug 18

    Is it time to go back to school, return in-person to the Lighthouse or head off to Hogwarts? Well, this August, Lighthouse participants of all ages get the chance to do it all! Just around the time that most are going back to school and as the Lighthouse Community Services team gears up for in person fall programs our program team invites you to join us for an audio described live performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. "Have you ever imagined what Harry Potter might be doing when he grew up?" This is your chance to find out.

    Who: LightHouse participants and staff of all ages and one guest  Please note - our ticket numbers are limited and students of the LightHouse will be given priority

    What: Haptic tour and audio described theatrical performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    When: Thursday, August 18th from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm - including Haptic Tour, social time with snacks, and the play itself (the runtime for the play is 3.5 hours with an 18-minute intermission)

    Where: The Curran Theater located @ 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Cost: $76 per person (including: ticket and charcuterie snack box)

    RSVP: Sign-ups will be taken on a first come first serve basis starting 9:00 am Monday June 27 and will wrap up on Friday July 29. Please email us at CommunityServices@lighthouse-sf.org to secure your ticket.

    For more information about the play please visit - https://sf.harrypottertheplay.com/about-the-show/

    To access the audio description for this play we will be using the Gala Pro application. If you have not used this app before, we would encourage you to download the app to your smart phone prior to arriving. The theater will have a very limited number of devices they can check out to those that do not have a smart device available. For more information about audio description through Gala Pro please visit - https://www.galapro.com/what-we-do

    Sensory Alert: This show includes flashing lights, loud sounds, and fire effects. LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired does not support discriminatory or hateful speech in any form. We stand by the LGBTQ+ community and all fans who found a home in the Harry Potter series and will work to provide a safe space for fans.

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)


    Aug 22

    What does it really mean to be a person who is blind or has low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, will lead this call-in forum to discuss the many day-to-day ins and outs of blindness, from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies. There's always a lively crowd sharing their own experiences, so make a cup of coffee (or tea), sit in your favorite chair, and call in to chat about the business of blindness.

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

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)


    Aug 22

    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.

  • G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


    Aug 24

    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.

  • Create in Community (in-person)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Create in Community (in-person)


    Aug 25

    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.

    30% & Growing (hybrid)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    30% & Growing (hybrid)


    Aug 25

    Working professionals and job seekers alike unite online and in person at the LightHouse HQ (1155 Market St., San Francisco) for a juicy conversation exploring favorite interview questions and how they may be answered.

    In person students can join at 6:00 for a catered meal and drinks ($10 at the door) and social hour. At 7:00, we welcome our online contingent to the mix when we will challenge each other with the best interview questions ever.

    If you are coming in person and wish to be counted for food and drink, please RSVP to Maia at mscott@lighthouse-sf.org by Thursday, August 18.

    For those joining online, please RSVP by 11am on Thursday August 25.

  • The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike Cole (online)


    Aug 29

    What does it really mean to be a person who is blind or has low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, will lead this call-in forum to discuss the many day-to-day ins and outs of blindness, from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies. There's always a lively crowd sharing their own experiences, so make a cup of coffee (or tea), sit in your favorite chair, and call in to chat about the business of blindness.

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

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Our Voices: Adult Program Planning Discussions (online)


    Aug 29

    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.

  • Book Club: Dare to Dream: The Rose Resnick Story (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Book Club: Dare to Dream: The Rose Resnick Story (online)


    Aug 30

    Join us as we travel Rose Resnick’s journey guided by her own words. Rose was an American musician, educator, and philanthropist. She lost her sight at the age of two--the result of measles. She was co-founder and co-director of the Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind in California, and a leader in San Francisco's blind community for decades. This book is available on BARD.

    For more information or to RSVP, please contact Sabrina Bolus at sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

  • G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    G-Vibes Gratitude Sessions (online)


    Aug 31

    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.

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!