Calendar

LightHouse will be closed on Juneteenth (June 19).

The week's events

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Jun 28
Jun 29(4 events)

9:00 am: Yoga: Alignment Flow (online)


Jun 29

Yoga: Alignment Flow

LightHouse yoga instructor Kimm Ropicky knows that now, more than ever, it’s vital to our health and wellbeing to get some movement into our lives. Kimm is extending her online class offerings via her private practice to the LightHouse community per the following instructions. Some knowledge of yoga is helpful, though not necessary. Joining the Zoom meeting with your video enabled allows Kimm to provide more detailed feedback, particularly in the event you ask for clarification.

What You Need to Know:
• Be Early--Please join the class 10-15 minutes prior to allow time to resolve technical issues.
• Duration--All classes are 60 minutes in length.
• Donations--Class is donation-based. Please pay what you can. No one will be turned away for a lack of funds. Recommended donations $10-$20. Please consider showing your support via one of these platforms: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=31997465
Venmo: Kimberly-Ropicky
PayPal: kimberlyropicky@gmail.com
A password Required--In order to create a safe space for connection with our community, a password for each meeting is required. To obtain, please do either of the following: Email: Kimmropickyyoga@gmail.com or Follow/DM on Instagram: @yogawithkimm
• Registration will end one hour prior to class. Any messages up to an hour before class will receive response after class. • Consult your Doctor--Please consult with your doctor before practicing, to be mindful of any conditions you may have and how this practice may impact you.
• Class Description--Yoga: Alignment Flow Monday's and Friday's from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. This class is recommended for beginners. Props strongly recommended: 2 Blocks or 1 chair, a strap or a hand towel and a blanket (like a throw blanket).

• To join please click Meeting URL and enter password obtained by pre-registering.

9:30 am: The Business of Blindness Phone Chat: Make Coffee and Call Mike Cole


Jun 29

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.

 

2:00 pm: Virtual Yoga with Amber


Jun 29

Join us every Monday at 2:00 p.m. for a virtual yoga class where Amber will guide you through a full vinyasa flow to keep you healthy and strong. This class is for people who have done yoga before and have a general idea of the basic poses. For call-in details please email Amber at asherrard@lighthouse-sf.org.

3:00 pm: Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session - Redwood Rap Group


Jun 29

Join us for a virtual Enchanted Hills Camp experience on Zoom daily from June 29 to July 2. Attend the "Redwood Rap Session” with LightHouse social worker, Jeff Carlson. The Redwood Rap Session is a week-long support group with the goal of discussing both LightHouse and other community service agencies which can help people increase independence in their daily lives

The group will be discussion-based, so that participants can share as they wish both challenges and successes in adjusting to changing vision while doing daily activities, especially during this period of shelter in place, as we follow new protocols.

Topics include:

  • access to reading materials
  • transportation
  • shopping
  • stress management
  • isolation challenges
  • hobbies, entertainment & advocacy groups

To participate, contact Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

Jun 30(2 events)

2:00 pm: Tech Together (online)


Jun 30

Tech Together Online

Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

3:00 pm: Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session - Redwood Rap Group


Jun 30

Join us for a virtual Enchanted Hills Camp experience on Zoom daily from June 29 to July 2. Attend the "Redwood Rap Session” with LightHouse social worker, Jeff Carlson. The Redwood Rap Session is a week-long support group with the goal of discussing both LightHouse and other community service agencies which can help people increase independence in their daily lives

The group will be discussion-based, so that participants can share as they wish both challenges and successes in adjusting to changing vision while doing daily activities, especially during this period of shelter in place, as we follow new protocols.

Topics include:

  • access to reading materials
  • transportation
  • shopping
  • stress management
  • isolation challenges
  • hobbies, entertainment & advocacy groups

To participate, contact Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

Jul 1(3 events)

9:30 am: Stress Reduction & Meditation (online)


Jul 1

Stress Reduction & Meditation Goes Virtual

Please note that although LightHouse is closed for the holidays, this virtual class is still being held on December 22.

Each Wednesday morning we offer a series of short, meditation-based practices for relaxation and stress reduction. The group is appropriate for both 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 comfortable position, breathe deeply, clear your head, and de-stress.

RSVP to Sabrina Bolus at Sbolus@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7607.

12:30 pm: Optimal Health, Optimal You: Virtual Health Class (online)


Jul 1

Call into our new virtual health class to listen to an episode of our favorite health podcast, Optimal Health Daily. You will have a chance to participate in a group discussion, do a live Q&A with our Health and Wellness guru, Amber, and set weekly health goals to stay fit and fierce!

Calling in is easy, just email or call Amber Sherrard at asherrard@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7353 to RSVP and get call-in information. Stay well!

 

3:00 pm: Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session - Redwood Rap Group


Jul 1

Join us for a virtual Enchanted Hills Camp experience on Zoom daily from June 29 to July 2. Attend the "Redwood Rap Session” with LightHouse social worker, Jeff Carlson. The Redwood Rap Session is a week-long support group with the goal of discussing both LightHouse and other community service agencies which can help people increase independence in their daily lives

The group will be discussion-based, so that participants can share as they wish both challenges and successes in adjusting to changing vision while doing daily activities, especially during this period of shelter in place, as we follow new protocols.

Topics include:

  • access to reading materials
  • transportation
  • shopping
  • stress management
  • isolation challenges
  • hobbies, entertainment & advocacy groups

To participate, contact Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

Jul 2(1 event)

3:00 pm: Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session - Redwood Rap Group


Jul 2

Join us for a virtual Enchanted Hills Camp experience on Zoom daily from June 29 to July 2. Attend the "Redwood Rap Session” with LightHouse social worker, Jeff Carlson. The Redwood Rap Session is a week-long support group with the goal of discussing both LightHouse and other community service agencies which can help people increase independence in their daily lives

The group will be discussion-based, so that participants can share as they wish both challenges and successes in adjusting to changing vision while doing daily activities, especially during this period of shelter in place, as we follow new protocols.

Topics include:

  • access to reading materials
  • transportation
  • shopping
  • stress management
  • isolation challenges
  • hobbies, entertainment & advocacy groups

To participate, contact Alyah Thomas at athomas@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7345.

Jul 3(1 event)

12:30 pm: The Weekly Wind-Down with Amber (online)


Jul 3

Click or call in to our virtual Weekly Windown every Friday at 12:30 p.m. for a guided meditation, mindfulness discussion and a chance to build community with our LightHouse family. All are welcome. Please email or call Amber Sherrard to sign up at asherrard@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7353.

Jul 4

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!

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