LightHouse will be closed from Thursday, December 21, 2023 through Tuesday, January 2, 2024 for the Winter Holiday break.
The week's events
Dec 8(2 events)
7:00 pm: College Spaces from Different Places Kickoff Launch
When: Tuesday, December 8th from 7:00-8:30 PM
Join us for Lighthouse’s first ever cross-campus student organization! This student org is peer led and driven to form connections and community for all undergraduate college students. College Spaces from Different Places is a group designed by and for low vision and blind students to have fun, build community, and share in our struggles and accomplishments. Many undergrads are currently missing out on forming social connections on their own college campus. Therefore, joining College Spaces from Different Places will give you an opportunity to come together with others from across the state. Leave your books and syllabi behind and join us for some fun!
If you have any questions or would like to be part of College Spaces from Different Places, contact Ann Wai-Yee Kwong, Transition Program Specialist at email@example.com or by phone/text at 415-484-8377 by Monday, December 7th.
NOTE: The Zoom link to join will be distributed the morning of the meetup. All blind/low vision college students are welcome, and you DO NOT need any authorizations from the DOR to join.
7:00 pm: Not So Bored Game Night (online)
Each week students from the Lighthouse Youth Program gather for our virtual Not So Bored Game Night. A weekly evening of fun and games for Blind and low vision youth from all over. Games start at 7:00 pm on Tuesday evenings and will include trivia contests, scavenger hunts and other interactive games that will have youth making friends. In addition, the LightHouse staff each week’s games will be led by a guest mentor that will also share insight into their education, career and life as a person who is blind or has low vision.
Who: students under 18 that are blind or have low vision
If you are interested in signing up for the Not So Bored Game Night, please contact Jamey Gump by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 415-694-7372.
Dec 10(1 event)
4:00 pm: Reel Escape: Audio-Described Movie Club
To help you break up the routine and escape for some fun, join your friends for our weekly Reel Escape Audio Description Movie Club. This weekly remote social gathering of blind and low vision youth takes place over zoom on Thursday afternoons at 4:00 pm. Films will be family-friendly and have audio descriptions enabled. Join us each week to help choose future films. Past films have included: Toy Story, Frozen, Inside out, Minions, Lion King and many other classics.
Who: Students under 18 that are Blind or have Low Vision
Parents & Guardians, we’d love your help getting your children connected to our virtual program, however, once they have joined, we ask that you please give them the space to participate individually.
If you are interested in signing up for the Reel Escape Audio Description Movie Club, please contact Jamey Gump by email at email@example.com or by phone at 415-694-7372.
Dec 11(1 event)
7:00 pm: En Comunidad
Cuándo: Diciembre 11, 2020 de 7:00 PM a 8:00 PM
Dónde: Zoom, plataforma virtual (en cualquier lugar se puede acceder a alguna reunión de Zoom. Puede unirse usando su teléfono, tableta, o computadora. La información de Zoomserá compartida con los que se registren antes del evento.)
Quen: Familias de estudiantes ciegos o con baja visión de 14 a 22 años de edad
Que: Todos son bienvenidos! En comunidad es un programa diseñado para traer recursos e información relevante a estudiantes y sus familias, en español. Vengan a aprender, hacer preguntas, A construir comunidades con otras familias de estudiantes ciegos o con baja visión, y A conocer mentors.
Empieza este invierno con en comunidad este diciembre! Esta sesión compartiremos nuestras favoritas canciones, y Y platicaremos un poco sobre actividades que nos pueden mantener entretenidos durante estos meses más helados. Traigan a sus amigos, sus familias, y sus favoritas canciones, y pásense una tarde formando conexiones y divirtiéndose con sus compañeros.
Para preguntas o para reservar, por favor de contactar a Daisy Soto a: Dsoto@lighthouse-sf.org, (415)-493-8896.
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En Comunidad (In Community)
When: December 11, 2020, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Via Zoom (Zoom can be accessed almost anywhere. Join us by using your phone, tablet, or computer. Zoom information will be shared prior to the event with those who RSVP.)
Who: Families of youth ages 14-22 and their blind and low vision child or student.
What: All are welcome! En Comunidad is a program designed to bring students and their families valuable resources and relevant information, in Spanish. Come to learn, ask questions, build connections with fellow families of blind and low vision students, and meet blind mentors!
Come and kick off winter with En Comunidad this December! This time we’ll be talking all about favorite songs, and sharing activities we can do to stay busy during these upcoming chilly months. Bring your friends, family, and favorite song to share, and spend an evening of community-building and fun with your peers.
For any questions and to RSVP, please contact Daisy Soto at: Dsoto@lighthouse-sf.org, (415)-493-8896.
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!