Events in October 2020

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Sep 27
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Oct 1
Oct 2(1 event)

12:00 pm: Accessible Voting During a Pandemic - Know Your Rights

Oct 2

Exercising our right to vote independently and privately is still a very hit-and-miss affair. There are so many variables that can go wrong, between us and our vote. Having an accessible way of registering to vote, accessing the material to be able to make an informed choice, getting to the polling place, finding officials who know what to do to accommodate a blind or low vision voter, the list goes on and on. And that’s just in a normal election. Throw a pandemic in to the mix and many people will be forced to cast their vote through absentee or mail-in ballot, yet another layer of complexity to navigate.

To discuss whether we will actually be able to vote accessibly during this extraordinary time, LightHouse is holding an information panel to help you make the most informed choice on the best way to make your vote count.

How does your state compare to others?

Will measures be in place in time for you to cast your ballot independently?

How can you do your bit to ensure your vote is counted?

Our panelists include:

Renown Disability Rights attorney Eve Hill

Michelle Bishop, Voter Access & Engagement Manager, from the National Disability Rights Network

Ardis Bazyn from the California Council of the Blind.

This impressive panel will give you detailed information about the provisions available to you and the best ways to inform yourself about what you should expect during the lead-up to, and on, November 3.

RSVP to Andrea Vecchione at or 415-694-7311.

Oct 3(1 event)

7:00 pm: Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Campfire

Oct 3

Join a fun-filled evening that will consist of all your favorite real campfire traditions, including camp’s traditional opening campfire ceremony rituals, special guest performances, and singalongs. Campfire attendees will also be informed of rebuild updates and all other camp related program offerings.
Registration by Friday, November 6 at 4:00 p.m.

For a Zoom link to the virtual campfire, please email
Alyah Thomas or 415-694-7345.

Fall Campfire Series

Saturday, October 3, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 7, 7:00 to  9:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 5, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Oct 4
Oct 5(1 event)

4:00 pm: Ready, Set, Vote! Alameda County Edition (online)

Oct 5

Join officials from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters and find out all the key information about the upcoming 2020 General Election.

This presentation will cover the following information:

  • How to register to vote
  • Logistics of voting:
  • Vote by mail
  • Remote accessible voting
  • Voting in person and accessibility

This presentation will not cover the offices, measures, or propositions on the ballot.

There will be time for questions after the end of this presentation.

For Zoom info, RSVP to Serena Olsen at or 415-694-7316.

Access more information about Accessible Voting in Alameda County.


Oct 6(1 event)

4:00 pm: Ready, Set, Vote! San Francisco Edition (Online)

Oct 6

Join officials from the San Francisco Registrar of Voters and find out all the key information about the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election.

This presentation will cover:

  • Key Election Dates
  • COVID-19 Safety Measures
  • Accessibility Resources
  • Information about Ranked choice voting

There will be time for questions after the end of this presentation.

Access more information about Accessible Voting Services in San Francisco at the SF Department of Elections. All registered voters will have access to the Accessible Vote-by-Mail system by October 5.

RSVP to Serena Olsen at or 415-694-7316.

If you need support completing your vote by mail ballot in advance, you may request a volunteer by emailing or leaving a message at 415-694-7320.

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Oct 28(1 event)

2:00 pm: Meet You At the House!

Oct 28

Come on in and pull up a comfy chair in the LightHouse virtual living room and let’s talk! Are you new to LightHouse San Francisco and would like to know what programs and services we have to offer? Did you know that most of our services can be accessed from anywhere in the United States, and throughout the World?

Staff members will highlight their newest upcoming programs and remind you about the continuing programs that you may have been missing out on. Would you like to know the latest and greatest in blindness products? Our Adaptations staff will stop by and showcase their wares.

This meeting, hosted by Sheri Albers, Community Outreach Coordinator, is an open forum to ask questions and get answers about all things LightHouse. Please RSVP to or 415-694-7331.

Oct 29
Oct 30
Oct 31

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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