LightHouse offices are closed for in-person services through July 1, 2021. Check the calendar below for our offering of online classes.
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7:00 pm: Not So Bored Game Night (online)
Nov 3 –
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.
6:00 pm: Leap into Success Now! Opening the Door to Adult Life
Nov 4 –
Youth Employment Services (YES) Leap into Success Now! Opening the Door to Adult Life
When: Wednesday, November 4 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Calling all middle and high school youth who are blind or have low vision and their families. Have you wondered what comes next after high school? Where can you get the accessible training and equipment for work, college, or essential living skills? Well wonder no more and attend a presentation from Disability Rights California (DRC) and the California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) on how to get a head start on your future and build on your strengths. You can also learn about programs that may be available in collaboration with Department of Rehabilitation for your journey to adult life. There will be time after the presentation to speak with knowledgeable LightHouse staff and blind and low vision mentors regarding your individual situation.
This is a unique opportunity to get all your questions from DOR and DRC answered including:
If you have any questions or would like to join us for the presentation, please contact Ann Wai-Yee Kwong, Transition Program Specialist at email@example.com or by phone or text at 415-484-8377.
NOTE, RSVPs will need to be confirmed by Monday, November 2, and Zoom information will be distributed the morning of the presentation.
4:00 pm: Reel Escape: Audio-Described Movie Club
Nov 5 –
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 415-694-7372.
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The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling (415)694-7325.
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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.