Calendar

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

Events in August 2020

  • Enchanted HIlls Camp Virtual Campfire: Youth & Their Families

    Enchanted HIlls Camp Virtual Campfire: Youth & Their Families


    Aug 1

    Hosted by Enchanted Hills Camp Director, Tony Fletcher, to keep the camp spirit alive, youth, ages 20 and and younger, and their families are invited to attend this virtual campfire. A night of entertainment will include: music, special guests, games, stories and activities sure to please.

    To get the info to join the virtual campfire, RSVP to Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 3

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole


    Aug 3

    What does it really mean to be blind or 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 the business of blindness.

    For more information including dial in details, contact Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

     

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)


    Aug 3

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)


    Aug 3

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 4

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 5

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 6

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)


    Aug 6

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)


    Aug 6

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 7

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • EHC Give Back Summer Concert Series: Alumni Showcase Concert

    EHC Give Back Summer Concert Series: Alumni Showcase Concert


    Aug 8

    This week’s Summer Concert Give Back Series, features many Enchanted Hills Camp Enrichment Area Leaders, currently and from the past four years. It will be a two hour concert featuring; Shane Dittmar, Derik Dittmar, Mariana Sandoval-Lintz, Joshua Lintz, Masceo Williams, Daniel Cavazos, Sky Mundell and Paul Day.

    One of the featured performers, Shane Dittmar,  is a musician, educator, and composer. He served for two summers as the Enrichment Area Leader at EHC, which he also attended for 6 years as a camper; graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and now teaches music at the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver, WA, where he lives with his wife, cat, and guide dog.

    Chimehenge is an interactive community musical instrument of epic proportions. Created by the fanciful scientist/designers at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, It is composed of ten-foot tall chimes of various widths suspended on a frame that make musical tones when hit with mallets.

    This interactive, audible sculpture will be installed in a glen in the woods on an offshoot of the main nature trail at Enchanted Hills Camp. Enchanting indeed!

    Help us raise $25,000 for the surfacing, trail extension and installation  of Chimehenge for our blind campers.

    EHC Give Back Summer Concert Series Full Schedule:

    July 31 Phil Madeira. (Singer/ Songwriter)

    Aug 8  EHC Alumni Showcase Concert (Mariana, Fernando, Graham, Daniel Cavazos, Roberto and Bill McCann Maceo)

    Aug 14  Bruce Cockburn (Singer songwriter/ Folk)

    Each event will be curated by an emcee, with a live Q&A.

    Limited edition Enchanted Hills 70th Anniversary hoodies are for sale here.

    Support Enchanted Hills and say Cheers!
    During the month of July, Stardust Winery in Napa will donate 20% of all purchases to LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired's Enchanted Hills Camp, the only camp west of the Mississippi dedicated to blind campers. Enchanted Hills provides a quintessential camp experience for blind youth to explore, thrive, and gain confidence. Unfortunately, the camp was badly damaged by the 2017 fires and is now being rebuilt thanks to contributions from community members like you.
    Enjoy some of Napa’s most magnificent Cabernet Sauvignon and support EHC.

    BUY STARDUST NOW or call (415) 655-7635

    Online through the LightHouse and Enchanted Hills Facebook pages.

    For more information email Andrea Vecchione, avecchione@lighthouse-sf.org

    Enchanted HIlls Camp Virtual Campfire: Alumni Concert for Everyone

    Enchanted HIlls Camp Virtual Campfire: Alumni Concert for Everyone


    Aug 8

    Hosted by Enchanted Hills Camp Director, Tony Fletcher, to keep the camp spirit alive, everyone is invited to attend this virtual camp alumni concert. This night of entertainment will include: music, special guests, games, stories and activities sure to please.

    To get the info to join the virtual campfire, RSVP to Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 10

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole


    Aug 10

    What does it really mean to be blind or 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 the business of blindness.

    For more information including dial in details, contact Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

     

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)


    Aug 10

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)


    Aug 10

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 11

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    National Federation of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)

    National Federation of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)


    Aug 11

    The National Federation of the Blind is a nationwide community of members that believe blind people can live the lives they want. We meet online via Zoom with the following schedule:

    5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Connections, a semi-structured time to get to know chapter members
    6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Virtual Happy (Half) Hour
    6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Chapter Meeting

    To RSVP, contact Christina Daniels at ms.christina.daniels@gmail.com.

    *Please note, this group is not afflicted with LightHouse.

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  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 12

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 13

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    Virtual Tours at Legion of Honor

    Virtual Tours at Legion of Honor


    Aug 13

    Thursday, August 13, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Connections
    Thursday, September 10, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - What's the Story?
    Thursday, October 8, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Works in Three dimensions

    The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco is offering three highly descriptive Zoom tours led by docent Jim Kohn. Jim will kick off his three-lecture series on August 13 at 1:00 p.m. Stanley Yarnell of the Blind Posse previewed Jim’s presentation and said, "He had me in the palm of his hand the whole time." Jim is extraordinarily articulate and has significant experience describing art for the blind and low vision community.

    Thursday, August 13, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Connections
    This tour of objects from the permanent collection at the de Young will connect traditional native cultures with contemporary American art. Art from Africa will be compared with art from African American artists, Art from Asia will be connected to works by Asian American artists, and art from native American people will be compared and connected with art produced in contemporary times in North America.

    Thursday, September 10, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    What's the Story?
    In this tour, participants will be introduced to narratives present in several works from the permanent collection at the Legion of Honor, including stories from the classical era, the Old and New Testaments, and from the artists’ imaginations.

    Thursday, October 8, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Works in Three dimensions
    This tour will include sculptures from the collection at the Legion of Honor and will span the history of art from earliest times, 5000 years ago or more, up to the twentieth century. Sculpture in stone and bronze as well as ceramics and porcelain are included.

    For Zoom access details, contact Adult Program Coordinator Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 1)


    Aug 13

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)

    EHC Music Camp 2020 – The Zoom Edition (Timeslot 2)


    Aug 13

    Just like other Enchanted Hills Camp Summer 2020 sessions, we’re going virtual with Music Camp, led by longtime EHC Enrichment Area leader Masceo Williams, who is a blind musician with over 20 years of live performance experience.

    This is a four-part Zoom series for people who are blind or have low vision with some sort of formal music training. The four sessions will feature interactive discussions, music sharing, brainstorming, games, challenges and music fun all with EHC as inspiration and the backdrop.

    You can choose from one of two timeslots. Contact Alyah Thomas at AThomas@lighthouse-sf.org for more info.

    Timeslot 1: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Timeslot 2: August 3, 6, 10 & 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 14

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    EHC Give Back Summer Concert Series: Bruce Cockburn (Singer songwriter/ Folk) (online)

    EHC Give Back Summer Concert Series: Bruce Cockburn (Singer songwriter/ Folk) (online)


    Aug 14

    Join us for a Facebook Live concert series with marvelously talented musicians every Friday evening June 12 through August 8 at 5:30 p.m PST. Concerts benefit the life-changing programs of Enchanted Hills Camp and the installation of Chimehenge.

    We are raising money for Chimehenge, an interactive community musical instrument of epic proportions. Created by the fanciful scientist designers at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, ten-foot tall chimes of various widths are suspended on a frame that make musical tones when hit with mallets.
    This interactive, audible sculpture will be installed in a glen in the woods on an offshoot of the main nature trail at Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind. Enchanting indeed!

    Help us raise $25,000 for the surfacing, trail extension and installation of Chimehange for our campers who have low vision and are blind.

    EHC Give Back Summer Concert Series Full Schedule:
    June 12 Graham Norwood (Folk rock, singer/songwriter)
    June 19 Lawrence Brown And the Vitruvian Project (R&B Funk and covers)
    June 26 Mariana Sandoval (Opera)
    July 10 Maceo Williams (Singer songwriter jam/Fireside camp singalong)
    July 17 Christina Jones (Opera singer)
    July 24 Fernando Apan (Classical pianist)
    July 31 Phil Madeira. (Singer/ Songwriter)
    Aug 8 EHC Alumni Showcase Concert (Mariana, Fernando, Graham, Daniel Cavazos, Roberto and Bill McCann Maceo)
    Aug 14 Bruce Cockburn (Singer songwriter/ Folk)

    Each event will be curated by an emcee, with a live Q&A.

    Limited edition Enchanted Hills 70th Anniversary sweatshirts will be for sale at this website.

    Attend the online concerts through the LightHouse Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/lighthousesf/

    For info avecchione@lighthouse-sf.org

  • California Council of the Blind San Francisco Chapter meeting (online)

    California Council of the Blind San Francisco Chapter meeting (online)


    Aug 15

    The San Francisco Chapter of the California Council of the Blind invites you to our monthly meeting via Zoom. For more information, contact Frank Welte by Email at Frank.A.Welte@gmail.com or by phone at 510-541-1442.

    *Please note, this group is not affiliated with LightHouse.

    Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Campfire: Closing Campire for Everyone

    Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Campfire: Closing Campire for Everyone


    Aug 15

    Hosted by Enchanted Hills Camp Director, Tony Fletcher, to keep the camp spirit alive, youth, everyone is invited to attend this closing virtual campfire. A night of entertainment will include: music, special guests, games, stories and activities sure to please.

    To get the info to join the virtual campfire, RSVP to Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 17

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole


    Aug 17

    What does it really mean to be blind or 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 the business of blindness.

    For more information including dial in details, contact Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

     

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 18

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 19

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 20

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    30% & Growing Goes Virtual - Special Guest LightHouse Staffer Sheri Albers

    30% & Growing Goes Virtual - Special Guest LightHouse Staffer Sheri Albers


    Aug 20

    Your virtual happy hour for all things in the world of employment in the blind community arrives again, with special guest star LightHouse Outreach Coordinator Sheri Albers. RSVP to Community Services Administrative Assistant Abigail Decker at ADecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343, email preferred, and please put “30% & Growing RSVP” in the subject line.

    More about 30% & Growing

    30% & Growing is a a monthly virtual Happy Hour to reconnect and share resources and best practices at a time when everyone’s work life is upside down. Are you essential staff? Are you working from home? What resources and strategies have supported you through these rapidly changing times? How can you keep your job search active? What’s keeping your spirits and energy up?

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 21

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    Cards Against Humanity (online)

    Cards Against Humanity (online)


    Aug 21

    Join in on sizzling hot fun with a side of ridiculous while we gather for a few hours of Cards Against Humanity (CAH) hosted by Bay Area Blind Mom. On the third Friday of the summer months, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., log onto RS Games for an adults-only card night. Grab your favorite beverage and join friends across the nation on the RS Game platform and a little Zoom convo.

    You must be comfortable with, or willing to learn, both the Zoom and RS Games platform. Prior knowledge of how to play CAH is not necessary. Detailed instructions on how to play CAH on RS Games will be handled just prior to playing the game. For details on how to join the Zoom chat and the actual Cards Against Humanity game, you must be 18 years of age or older and RSVP to Adult Program Coordinator Serena Olsen for the game night password and Zoom access info: solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

    Have burning questions? Here are some answers that might help.
    Q: How do I download RS Games?
    A: To download RS Games, visit http://www.rsgames.org/downloads.php and navigate to the download heading for the software appropriate to your preferred device.

    Q: What type of device is necessary for playing?
    A: Computers work best on the RS Games platform. However, with a little extra effort, smart phones do work.

    Q: How will I know which game to join?
    A: Select Cards Against Humanity from the list of games in the main menu of RS Games. Select join and find the game hosted by Bay Area Blind Mom. The password will be provided with Zoom access info.

    Q: Why is there a Zoom part to the evening’s festivities.
    A: Although RS Games has a voice chat option, it often makes glitches happen in the game. Being able to chat with friends on a separate platform such as Zoom makes for fun and frivolity. Simultaneously using both platforms make for an awesome time with friends.

     

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 24

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole


    Aug 24

    What does it really mean to be blind or 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 the business of blindness.

    For more information including dial in details, contact Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

     

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 25

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 26

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 27

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop

    Employment Immersion: August Virtual Workshop


    Aug 28

    August's workshop runs weekdays from August 3 to 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: eiteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole

    The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole


    Aug 31

    What does it really mean to be blind or 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 the business of blindness.

    For more information including dial in details, contact Serena Olsen at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7316.

     

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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