Toronto Visionaries chapter of the Canadian Council of the Blind

Events and activities

Notice: The CCB Toronto Visionaries will follow all Toronto Public Health recommendations for COVID-19. As restrictions lift, protocols may vary according to venue requirements. Please see individual event listings below and event bulletins for more information.

Every year, the CCB Toronto Visionaries presents a few big events, like our Spring concert, our Walk-a-thon and Beach BBQ, our bus trip, and the WCW Experience Expo. We also offer many smaller activities throughout the year, including local historical tours, described walks, meals out at local restaurants, our regular monthly meetings, and much more!

A group of Visionaries members raising their glasses at Creekside winery on our 2016 Bus Trip.
Photo courtesy: Julie Pierce

Our calendar

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The information on this page was last updated: Thursday, May 12, 2022.

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April, 2022

Peter's Book Club

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Peter Tsatsanis, 416-755-4310, petertsa@hotmail.com, http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: The sanatorium: A novel, by Sarah Pearse. 2021

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (Call: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 937 0058 6904)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, https://gttprogram.blog/

Notes: An assistive technology user group

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Bowling

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022

Time: 4PM until 6PM

Cost: Members $5

Location: Rexdale Bowlarama (115 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, ON, M9W 1P1)

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: includes bowling shoes

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, April 25, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: Find out what's going on in the blind community!

Aamer's Evening Book Club

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Aamer Khan, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Join Aamer for lively conversation about the latest great reads!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Concert: Roy Forbes

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Seasoned folk artist Roy Forbes shares tracks from his latest album, 'Edge of Blue', and his journey with vision loss

May, 2022

Coffee & Conversation

Date: Monday, May 2, 2022

Time: 10AM until 12PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Download the Zoom app and join host Denise Chamberlin via phone or computer

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, May 2, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Pub Night: Firkin on the Danforth

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Firkin on the Danforth Pub (2057-B Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4C 1J8)

Directions: South side of Danforth, just west of Woodbine

Contact: Firkin on the Danforth Pub, 416 693-2057, https://www.firkinpubs.com/men...

Notes: Join us at the Firkin on the Danforth!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Pickle Barrel Brunch

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022

Time: 11:30AM until 2:30PM

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Pickle Barrel Restaurant, Yonge & Eglinton (2nd floor, 2300 Yonge St, Toronto, ON, M4P 1E4)

Directions: North-west corner of Yonge & Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Come out for Brunch with us at the Pickle Barrel! RSVP at least 48hours in advance

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, May 9, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, May 16, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Peter's Book Club

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Peter Tsatsanis, 416-755-4310, petertsa@hotmail.com, http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: A Town Called Solace' by Mary Lawson, 2021

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (Call: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 937 0058 6904)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, https://gttprogram.blog/

Notes: An assistive technology user group

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Bowling

Date: Friday, May 20, 2022

Time: 4PM until 6PM

Cost: Members $5

Location: Rexdale Bowlarama (115 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, ON, M9W 1P1)

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: includes bowling shoes

Theatre Passe Muraille: Described performance of 'Crippled'

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022

Time: 2PM until 5PM

Cost: members and sighted guides free

Location: Theatre Passe Muraille (16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5T 2P3)

Directions: just north and east of Queen and Bathurst

Contact: Peter Tsatsanis, 416-755-4310, petertsa@hotmail.com, http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: a special live-described performance of this Governer General's Award nominated play, with Q&A afterwards

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, May 23, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

2022 White Cane Week Experience Expo

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022

Time: 11AM until 3:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Main Gym (750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2J2)

Directions: Corner of Spadina and Bloor Street West

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Join us for Canada's only Exposition and Consumer Show for those living with vision loss!

2022 CCB Toronto Visionaries forum

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022

Time: 4PM until 5:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Al Green Theatre (750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2J2)

Directions: Corner of Spadina and Bloor Street West

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: A panel discussion on a patient's right to full disclosure of all available treatment options

2022 Visionaries community social

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022

Time: 6PM until 8:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Main Gym (750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2J2)

Directions: Corner of Spadina and Bloor Street West

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Community Dinner, registration 48hours in advance required

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, May 30, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: Find out what's going on in the blind community!

Aamer's Evening Book Club

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Aamer Khan, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Join Aamer for lively conversation about the latest great reads!

June, 2022

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Black Creek Pioneer Village Tour

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022

Time: 10:30AM until 2PM

Cost: Members, free; Non-members, $10, sighted guides, free

Location: Black Creek Pioneer Village (1000 Murray Ross Parkway, North York, ON M3J 2P3)

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Guided tour of this 1860's historic village!

Coffee & Conversation

Date: Monday, June 6, 2022

Time: 10AM until 12PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Download the Zoom app and join host Denise Chamberlin via phone or computer

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 6, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Pub Night at Shenanigans

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Shenanigans Pub (11 St Clair Ave West, Toronto, ON M4V 1K6)

Directions: South side of St Clair, just west of Yonge

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , https://www.shenaniganspubpati...

Notes: Come join us at the Pub!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 13, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Peter's Book Club

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Peter Tsatsanis, 416-755-4310, petertsa@hotmail.com, http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Winter counts: A novel' by David Heska Wanbli Weiden, 2020

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (Call: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 937 0058 6904)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, https://gttprogram.blog/

Notes: An assistive technology user group

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 20, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Bowling

Date: Friday, June 24, 2022

Time: 4PM until 6PM

Cost: Members $5

Location: Rexdale Bowlarama (115 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, ON, M9W 1P1)

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: includes bowling shoes

2022 'Live 2 Learn' Conference

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022

Time: 9AM until 4PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 850 7088 0553)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Presentations and a panel discussion on Inclusive Design solutions to barriers faced by those with vision loss

CCB Walk-a-thon and Beach BBQ

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022

Time: 10:30AM until 2:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Woodbine Beach Picnic Area #1 (1681 Lakeshore Blvd East, Toronto, ON)

Directions: South of Lakeshore & Northern Dancer

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: 5km fundraising walk along the Woodbine Beach Boardwalk followed by Beach BBQ fun!

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