The week's events

  • Tech Together: November 2023 (online)

    Tech Together: November 2023 (online)

    Nov 28

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

    November 7: What's New With iOS 17
    With a new iOS version and a new iPhone lineup comes new features and changes to the iOS experience, but what does this mean for access technology users? How do you make updates to Siri's speech settings? What is an action button, and how do you use it? What is the one true meaning of "Rah-paw-sed?" You'll find out when we discuss the ups and downs of iOS 17.

    November 14: V.I.E.W: Visual Independence Enhancement Wearables
    Smart glasses are an emerging technology that can increase access to information. Can they increase one’s independence as well? Join the Access Technology team and we’ll discuss the features and capabilities of wearable devices such as Envision glasses, Seleste glasses, and Orcam products.

    November 21: Talk Shopping
    Join the Access Technology team and we’ll discuss the apps and services you can use to buy all your favorite things. Whether you're checking off items on a grocery list, shopping for a special occasion, or just indulging in a little retail therapy, we’ll highlight accessible ways to shop with confidence.

    November 28: Smarten Up Your Home
    From lights, to locks, to speakers, to appliances, join the Access Technology team and we’ll discuss the virtual assistants and devices you can use to make your home more connected and more accessible.

    RSVP online for Tech Together November 2023 (this link works for all four classes) or leave a voicemail at 415-694-7684.

  • Stress Reduction and Meditation (online)

    Stress Reduction and Meditation (online)

    Nov 29

    We offer a series of short, meditation-based practices each Wednesday morning for relaxation and stress reduction. The group is appropriate for beginners and advanced practitioners, and instruction is provided in all aspects of the practice. Instructor Jeffrey Schneider has more than 40 years of meditation and teaching experience. It is a virtual class using the Zoom platform—everyone is welcome as little or often as they like. Dial in, find a comfo rtable position, breathe deeply, clear your head, and de-stress.

    RSVP online to Stress Reduction and Meditation or to Sabrina Bolus at or 415-694-7607.

    Gratitude VIBES (online)

    Gratitude VIBES (online)

    Nov 29

    Gratitude-VIBES are Visually Impaired Blind Energizing Sessions. Elevate your senses and uplift your spirits in our awe-inspiring sessions! Dive into a heartwarming series of student showcases, individual check-ins, and heartwarming gratitude-closers. Here's what we have lined up for you:

    November 1: Dive into the World of Audio Description with guest speaker, John Gray, Founder and CEO of Wadjet
    November 8: Sounds of Appreciation - Share your happy tunes with us and let the melody of gratitude play!
    November 15: Savory & Sweet Holiday Food Recipes - Relish and share your recipes of the festive season!
    November 22: No Class Today - Take a moment to self-reflect and cherish personal gratitude!
    November 29: The Four Agreements: Don't take anything personally. Empower your life with wisdom!

    RSVP online for Gratitude VIBES or to Sabrina Bolus at or 415-694-7607.

  • Reel Escape Audio Description Club for Teen and Young Adult: Stranger Things (online)

    Reel Escape Audio Description Club for Teen and Young Adult: Stranger Things (online)

    Nov 30

    Are you looking for a thrilling escape into the world of science fiction and mystery? Look no further! The Reel Escape Audio Description Club is back this fall, bringing together blind and low vision teens and young adults for an exciting social gathering over an audio-described TV show.

    We'll be embarking on an unforgettable journey into the 1980s with the popular Netflix series Stranger Things. This captivating show revolves around a group of kids in a small town, facing supernatural mysteries, government conspiracies, and the enigmatic powers of a mysterious girl with psychokinetic abilities.

    Every Thursday evening at 8:00 pm, join us via Zoom to watch the latest episode of Stranger Things and connect with your LightHouse and EHC friends. It's a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in a world of excitement and adventure while enjoying the company of like-minded peers.

    Check out the official Stranger Things trailer.

    Parents, Please Take Note: Stranger Things is rated TV-14 for horror elements and language, which may not be suitable for kids under 17. While Seasons 1-3 were rated TV-14, Season 4 received a TV-MA rating. For more detailed information, you can check the Stranger Things Parental Guide. If you are under 18 and wish to join this series, we kindly request your parent or guardian to contact a LightHouse Youth Team member with written permission for your participation.

    RVSP to Jamey Gump at or 415-694-7372.

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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