Calendar

LightHouse will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.

The week's events

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Jun 23
Jun 24(1 event)

9:30 am: The Business of Blindness: Coffee with Mike (online)


Jun 24

What does it mean to be blind or low vision? Mike Cole, a veteran of all things blindness, leads this call-in forum to discuss the day-to-day ins and outs of blindness—from daily living in your home environment to navigating the vast expanse of bureaucracies.

RSVP for The Business of Blindness online or to Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

Jun 25
Jun 26
Jun 27(2 events)

9:30 am: 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!

2:00 pm: LightHouse Day (in person)


Jun 27

In June 2023, the City of San Francisco honored LightHouse with a Proclamation for our commitment to promoting independence, equity, and employment to the blind and low vision community.

This year we are continuing the tradition by honoring another LightHouse enterprise, LightHouse ECO, with a LightHouse Day Declaration by the City of Alameda and reception to follow.

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Location: The Siirkin Center, 2175 North Loop Rd., Alameda, CA 94502

To RSVP to LightHouse Day, complete this form

Jun 28(2 events)

10:00 am: Picnic at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


Jun 28

The Earle Baum Center is expecting an exciting summer picnic season.

When: The last Friday of each month: June 28, July 26, August 30 and September 27, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
What: Labyrinth walk, featured music performance and picnic lunch and raffle prizes
How: To sponsor a picnic with your financial support and help plan the menu, Contact: Patricia at 707-523-3222.

To volunteer: Volunteer requirements include the “ability to identify and respond to proper food handling safety guidelines related to the activity.” For more info, contact Patricia at 707-523-3222.

In order to accommodate everyone, the picnic attendance is by invitation only. This picnic is open to EBC/LightHouse students/clients, family and support, agency volunteers, donors and employees.

RSVP dates for all picnics

RSVPs for each picnic is due one week before the picnic.

For the June 28 picnic: RSVP by June 21
For the July 26 picnic: RSPVP by July 19
For the August 30 picnic: RSVP by August 23
For the September 27 picnic: RSVP by September 20

RSVP by calling 707-523-3222

10:00 am: 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.

Jun 29

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!

SDS safety dataClick here for our cleaning product safety data sheets (SDS) and ingredient information.

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